On This Day

2007 in History (Part 3)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 201 - 300 of 384

  • Jul 12 Mr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (b. 1951)
  • Jul 17 Júlio Redecker, Brazilian Politician (b. 1956)
  • Jul 17 Betsy Haworth, Church of England deaconess and minister, dies at 82
  • Jul 18 Charles Jauncey, Baron Jauncey of Tullichettle, Scottish judge and advocate, dies after a stroke at 82
  • Jul 18 Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese politician (b. 1908)
  • Jul 19 Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentine cartoonist (b. 1944)
  • Jul 19 A. K. Faezul Huq, Lawyer, politician, and freelance journalist (b. 1945)
  • Jul 23 Mohammed Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan (b. 1914)
  • Jul 23 George Tabori, Hungarian writer, dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Benjamin Libet, American scientist (human consciousness), dies at 91
  • Jul 24 Albert Ellis, American psychologist, dies at 93
  • Jul 25 Jesse Marunde, American Strongman competitor, dies at 27
  • Jul 26 Lars Forssell, Swedish writer, member of the Swedish Academy (b. 1928)
  • Jul 27 Roland Gaucher, French journalist, dies at 88
  • Jul 28 Jim LeRoy, Airshow pilot (b. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921)
  • Jul 30 William Balchin, English geographer, dies at 91
  • Jul 30 Teoctist, Ex-Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (b. 1915)
  • Aug 2 Chauncey Bailey, American journalist and editor (b. 1950)
  • Aug 2 Holden Roberto, Angolan founder and leader of the FNLA (b. 1923)
  • Aug 3 John Gardner, British author (b. 1926)
  • Aug 5 Florian Pittiş, Romanian artist (b. 1943)
  • Aug 5 Jean-Marie Lustiger, Cardinal of France
  • Aug 5 Oliver Hill, American civil rights attorney (Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999), dies at 100
  • Aug 6 Heinz Barth, German convicted war criminal (SS) (b. 1920)
  • Aug 6 Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (number theory), dies at 90
  • Aug 7 Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931)
  • Aug 7 Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919)
  • Aug 8 Joybubbles, A notable phone phreak. (b. 1949)
  • Aug 8 Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952)
  • Aug 9 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer and photojournalist, dies at 85
  • Aug 9 Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart, dies at 84
  • Aug 10 Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American member of Tuskegee Airmen and civil rights activist (b. 1925)
  • Aug 10 James E. Faust, Second Councilor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (b. 1920)
  • Aug 12 Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (b. 1963)
  • Aug 12 Ian McGeoch, Scottish Vice-Admiral with Royal Navy (submarine HMS Splendid WWII), dies at 93
  • Aug 13 Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (b. 1902)
  • Aug 13 Yone Minagawa, Japanese woman, oldest person (114) (b. 1893)
  • Aug 15 John Gofman, American Manhattan Project scientist and advocate (b. 1918)
  • Aug 15 Geoffrey Orbell, New Zealand bush walker (b. 1908)
  • Aug 16 Bahaedin Adab, Iranian MP (b. 1945)
  • Aug 17 Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913)
  • Aug 18 Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff, dies at 69
  • Aug 18 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, dies at 84
  • Aug 20 Leona Helmsley, American real estate billionaire and convicted of federal income tax evasion, dies at 87
  • Aug 20 Larry Hartsell, American martial artist, bodyguard, trainer, student of Bruce Lee and Dan Inosanto, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish writer (b. 1960)
  • Aug 21 Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (one of the first two women to attain the rank of brigadier general), dies at 88
  • Aug 21 Caroline Aigle, French first woman fighter pilot in the French Air Force aged 25, dies of cancer at 32
  • Aug 23 William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (1st African American justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court), dies at 59
  • Aug 24 Andrée P. Boucher, Canadian politician, Mayor of Quebec City, dies at 70
  • Aug 26 Gaston Thorn, 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79) and 7th President of the European Commission (1981–85), dies at 78
  • Aug 26 Edward Brandt Jr., American physician and public health official, dies at 74
  • Aug 27 Driss Basri, Moroccan politician (Interior Minister 1979-99), dies at 68
  • Aug 28 Arthur Jones, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines (b. 1926)
  • Aug 28 Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
  • Aug 28 Paul MacCready, American aeronautical engineer and inventor (1st man-powered aircraft), dies at 81
  • Aug 28 Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935)
  • Aug 28 Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913)
  • Aug 29 Pierre Messmer, French politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)
  • Aug 29 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (b. 1920)
  • Aug 29 James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)
  • Aug 29 Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (1975-77), dies at 89
  • Aug 30 Michael Jackson, British beer and whiskey author/expert. (b. 1942)
  • Aug 30 Charles Vanik, American politician (b. 1918)
  • Aug 30 Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough, dies at 89
  • Sep 1 Roy McKenzie, New Zealand philanthropist (b. 1922)
  • Sep 2 Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924)
  • Sep 2 Franz-Benno Delonge, German game designer (b. 1957)
  • Sep 3 Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
  • Sep 3 Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)
  • Sep 3 Steve Fossett, American adventurer (1st person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon,) disappears while flying at 63
  • Sep 4 John Scott, Duke of Buccleuch, Scottish peer, then largest landowner in Scotland, 1st MP in a wheelchair, dies at 83
  • Sep 4 Ryūzō Sejima, Japanese army officer and educator, dies at 95
  • Sep 5 Jennifer Dunn, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington), dies at 66
  • Sep 5 Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
  • Sep 5 D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
  • Sep 5 Edward Gramlich, American economics professor (University of Michigan), dies at 68
  • Sep 6 Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)
  • Sep 6 Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
  • Sep 8 Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (b. 1917)
  • Sep 8 Nicholas Bethell, 4th Baron Bethell, British historian, dies at 69
  • Sep 10 Anita Roddick, English businesswoman and cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop), dies at 64 [1]
  • Sep 10 Ted Stepien, American businessman and basketball team owner, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
  • Sep 13 Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928)
  • Sep 16 Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)
  • Sep 21 Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), dies at 88
  • Sep 22 Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (Bip the Clown), dies at 84
  • Sep 25 Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
  • Sep 27 Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist (b. 1957)
  • Sep 28 Wally Parks, Founder of the NHRA (b. 1913)
  • Oct 1 Chris Mainwaring, Australian Rules Football wing (All Australian 1991, 96; West Coast Eagles), dies from drug overdose at 41
  • Oct 1 Harry Lee, Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (b. 1932)
  • Oct 2 Dan Keating, Irish politician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 2 Christopher Derrick, British writer, dies at 86
  • Oct 2 Lady Katherine Brandram, Princess of Greece, the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, dies at 94
  • Oct 3 M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic
  • Oct 5 Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898)
  • Oct 5 Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), dies at 78