On This Day

1996 in History (Part 5)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 401 - 500 of 738

  • Jul 12 Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84
  • Jul 12 John Boon, English publisher (MiIls and Boon), dies at 79
  • Jul 12 John William Chancellor, journalist, dies at 68
  • Jul 13 Walter Hassan, British automotive engineer, dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Kenneth Bainbridge, American physicist (measurements of mass differences between nuclear isotopes), dies at 91
  • Jul 14 Kim Besly, Peace activist (Greenham Common), dies at 69
  • Jul 16 Adolf von Thadden, German politician, (b. 1921)
  • Jul 17 Geoffrey Jellicoe, English landscape architect, dies at 95
  • Jul 17 John William Fozard, aircraft designer, dies at 68
  • Jul 17 Paul Touvier, French-Nazi WW II criminal, dies at 81
  • Jul 18 Hans Fellner, bookseller, dies at 71
  • Jul 19 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969), dies at 73
  • Jul 19 Lawrence Jenco, American Roman Catholic priest who was held hostage in Beirut, Lebanon, dies at 61
  • Jul 19 Mervyn Hugh Cowie, wildlife conservationist, dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Owen Tudor Williams, civil engineer, dies at 79
  • Jul 19 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, dies at 81
  • Jul 20 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier, dies at 70
  • Jul 20 Peter Malcolm Gordon Raleigh, journalist, dies at 77
  • Jul 21 Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier, dies at 85
  • Jul 21 Gerald McArthur, British Scotland Yard detective who caught the Great Train Robbers, dies at 80
  • Jul 21 James Tye, safety expert, dies at 74
  • Jul 21 John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot, dies at 50
  • Jul 21 Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet, dies at 79
  • Jul 22 Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Leon Shenandoah, native American leader, dies at 81
  • Jul 22 Peter Ludwig, German businessman and art collector, dies at 71
  • Jul 23 Jessica "Decca" Mitford, English author, activist and one of the Mitford sisters, dies at 78
  • Jul 23 John Corner, scientist, dies at 80
  • Jul 25 Raymond O'Malley, English teacher, dies at 87
  • Jul 26 Arthur McDonald, Royal Air Force officer and radar pioneer, dies at 93
  • Jul 27 Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, dies at 65
  • Jul 27 Jane Beverly Drew, English modernist architect, dies at 85
  • Jul 27 Peter James Frederick Green, CEO (LLoyd's of London), dies at 71
  • Jul 28 Mickey Fenn, docker/socialist, dies at 58
  • Jul 28 Roger Tory Peterson, American ornithologist and writer (How to Know Birds), dies at 87
  • Jul 29 Aruna Asaf Ali, Indian independence activist and politician (first Mayor of Delhi), dies at 88
  • Jul 29 Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b. 1919)
  • Jul 29 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician, dies at 75
  • Jul 30 Father Alan Cheales, Dominican priest for 33 years, dies at 83
  • Jul 31 Joan Warburton, Scottish painter, dies at 76
  • Jul 31 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer, dies at 59
  • Aug 1 Mohamed Farrah Aidid, President (ANS-CUS)/Somalia, dies
  • Aug 1 Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran, dies at 58
  • Aug 1 Tadeusz Reichstein, Polish/Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 99
  • Aug 1 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929)
  • Aug 2 Michel Debre, Prime Minister of France in (1959-62), dies
  • Aug 2 U Hia Than, politician, dies at 52
  • Aug 4 Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist, dies at 59
  • Aug 5 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician, dies at 72
  • Aug 5 Frank Marcus, German playwright and critic, dies at 68
  • Aug 6 Buland al-Haidary, Iraqi poet (Passages to Exile), dies at 69
  • Aug 6 Hernan Siles Zuazo, President of Bolivia (1956-60, 1982-85), dies at 82
  • Aug 6 Muhammad al-Badr, magnate of Northern Yemen (1962), dies
  • Aug 6 Ossie Raymond Clark, fashion designer, dies at 54
  • Aug 6 Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist, dies at 83
  • Aug 7 Peter Winter, naval commander, dies at 78
  • Aug 8 George Richard Samways, children's writer, dies at 101
  • Aug 8 Herbert Huncke, American writer and poet, dies at 80
  • Aug 8 Julian Stryjkowski, Polish journalist and writer known for his radical leftist leanings, dies at 91
  • Aug 8 Nevill Francis Mott, British physicist (1977 Nobel Prize for Physics for work on amorphous semiconductors), dies at 90
  • Aug 9 Sir Frank Whittle, English RAF engineer air officer and inventor of the turbojet engine, dies at 89
  • Aug 9 James Whitman McLamore, American businessman and 1st CEO of Burger King who created The Whopper, dies at 70
  • Aug 9 Kenneth Fleetwood, English fashion designer (Hardy Amies, dressed Queen Elizabeth II), dies at 65
  • Aug 9 Ruth Holland, British journalist (BMJ), dies in the Watford rail crash at 54
  • Aug 10 Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest, dies at 78
  • Aug 11 Sigmund Koch, psychologist/philosopher, dies at 79
  • Aug 12 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73
  • Aug 12 Victor Ambartsumian, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50), dies at 87
  • Aug 13 António de Spínola, Portuguese general and conservative President of Portugal (1974), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 86
  • Aug 13 Christopher John Gray, English Anglican priest, murdered in front of his own vicarage in Liverpool at 32 [1] [2]
  • Aug 13 David Randall, British priest, founder of Cara, dies at 49
  • Aug 13 W Gordon Smith, playwright, dies at 67
  • Aug 14 Uzo Egonu, painter/print maker, dies at 64
  • Aug 15 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker, dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Masao Maruyama, Japanese social scientist, dies at 82
  • Aug 16 Robert Lynn, anarchist, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Edward Digby Baltzell, American Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80
  • Aug 17 Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, dies at 68
  • Aug 18 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet, dies at 103
  • Aug 18 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, British Reform rabbi, dies at 66
  • Aug 21 Joyce Plesters, British conservation scientist, dies at 69
  • Aug 21 Sidney George Gray, company secretary, dies at 82
  • Aug 22 David Donaldson, Painter and Limner to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland, dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Robin Lorimer, Scottish publisher (New Testament from Greek into Scots), dies at 77
  • Aug 22 William James Millar Mackenzie, Scottish political scientist, dies at 87
  • Aug 24 Ahmed Bahauddin, journalist, dies at 69
  • Aug 24 Emile Noel, international civil servant, dies at 73
  • Aug 24 John Christopherson, English artist and collector, dies at 75
  • Aug 24 Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer, dies at 42
  • Aug 25 Dai Houying, writer, dies at 58
  • Aug 25 Erskine Childers, Irish writer and United Nations civil servant official, dies at 67
  • Aug 26 Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, President of Argentina (1971-73), dies at 77
  • Aug 26 Baron Baker, activist, dies at 71
  • Aug 26 Catherine Hall, British nurse who raised the professional profile of nursing and to establish its central role in health care, dies at 73
  • Aug 27 Abram Games, graphic artist, dies at 82
  • Aug 27 Alexander Lanusse, military President of Argentina (1971-73), dies
  • Aug 28 Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50
  • Aug 28 Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89
  • Aug 30 José Toribio Merino, Chilean admiral (one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d'état), dies at 80
  • Aug 31 David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen, dies at 72