On This Day

2007 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 301 - 384 of 384

  • Oct 6 Bud Ekins, American stuntman (b. 1930)
  • Oct 7 George E. Sangmeister, American politician (b. 1931)
  • Oct 9 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (b. 1922)
  • Oct 10 Mehmed Uzun, Contemporary Kurdish writer and novelist. (b. 1953)
  • Oct 11 David Lee "Tex" Hill, World War Two fighter pilot, flying ace, 1st American Volunteer Group (b. 1915)
  • Oct 11 Sri Chinmoy [Chinmoy Kumar Ghose], Indian guru, dies at 76
  • Oct 12 Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (b. 1934)
  • Oct 13 Bob Denard, French mercenary (b. 1929)
  • Oct 14 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), dies at 85
  • Oct 16 Barbara West, English survivor of the Titanic sinking, dies at 96
  • Oct 17 Joey Bishop, American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (b. 1918)
  • Oct 17 Robert A. Young, American politician (Rep-D-MO, 1977-87), dies at 83
  • Oct 18 Alan Coren, English writer and satirist (b. 1938)
  • Oct 18 William J. Crowe, American admiral and ambassador (b. 1925)
  • Oct 18 Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (b. 1915)
  • Oct 19 Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate, dies at 64
  • Oct 19 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), dies at 81
  • Oct 22 Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, dies at 102
  • Oct 23 John Ilhan, Australian entrepreneur, Crazy John's mobile phones (b. 1965)
  • Oct 23 Lim Goh Tong, Founder of Genting Group (b. 1918)
  • Oct 24 Alisher Saipov, Kyrgyz journalist
  • Oct 24 Ian Middleton, New Zealand novelist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 26 Friedman Paul Erhardt, German-American TV chef (Chef Tell), dies at 63
  • Oct 26 Dr. Arthur Kornberg, American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (b. 1918)
  • Oct 26 Khun Sa, Burmese warlord (b. 1934)
  • Oct 27 Pierre Janssen, Dutch art museum director, dies at 81
  • Oct 30 Washoe, chimpanzee trained in American Sign Language (b. 1965)
  • Nov 1 Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General (b. 1915)
  • Nov 2 Charmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (b. 1978)
  • Nov 2 Igor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (b. 1906)
  • Nov 3 Martin Meehan, Irish republican (b. 1945)
  • Nov 5 Nils Liedholm, Swedish football midfielder and coach (b. 1922)
  • Nov 6 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer, dies at 87
  • Nov 6 Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician, killed in a bomb attack at 47 or 48
  • Nov 6 George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
  • Nov 7 Earl Dodge, American politician (Prohibition Party) (b. 1932)
  • Nov 8 Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary, dies at 64
  • Nov 8 Chad Varah, English founder of charity The Samaritans (b. 1911)
  • Nov 8 Aad Nuis, Dutch writer and political scientist, dies at 74
  • Nov 10 Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1963-75), dies at 100
Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer
  • Nov 12 Ira Levin, American author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day), dies at 78
  • Nov 13 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman, dies at 47
  • Nov 13 Montague "Monty" Westmore, American 3rd generation make-up artist (Westmore family), dies of prostate cancer at 84
  • Nov 16 Harold Alfond, American businessman and founder of Dexter Shoe Company, dies at 93
  • Nov 20 Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)
  • Nov 22 Maurice Béjart, Father of the Ballet Renewal(b. 1929)
  • Nov 26 Silvestre Herrera, Mexican-born American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient. (b. 1917)
  • Nov 27 Robert Cade, American physician and inventor of Gatorade, dies at 80
  • Nov 27 Bernie Banton, Australian asbestos campaigner (b. 1946)
  • Nov 28 Gudrun Wagner, co-director of the Bayreuth Festival (b. 1944)
  • Nov 28 Boeli van Leeuwen, Antillian writer (Vreemdeling Op Aarde), dies at 85
  • Nov 29 Henry Hyde, American politician (Rep (R) Illinois (1975-2007), dies at 83
  • Nov 29 James Barber, Canadian chef and writer (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Roger Smith, American Chairman and CEO of General Motors), dies at 82

Person of interestEvel Knievel

Nov 30 Evel Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), dies of pulmonary disease at 69

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • Nov 30 Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist, dies at 59
  • Dec 1 Sally L. Smith, American educator and founder (Lab School of Washington), dies at 78
  • Dec 2 Thomas F. Torrance, Scottish Protestant theologist, dies at 94
  • Dec 4 Norval Morrisseau, Canadian artist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 4 Chip Reese, American poker player (3 x World Series of Poker bracelets), dies from pneumonia at 56
  • Dec 8 Gerardo García Pimentel, Mexican journalist
  • Dec 9 Thore Skogman, Swedish entertainer, dies at 76
  • Dec 10 Aqsa Parvez, Canadian victim of an honor crime (b. 1991)
  • Dec 11 Grace Paley, American poet, political activist and teacher (1970 Arts & Letters Award), dies of breast cancer at 84
  • Dec 13 Mark Partridge, Rhodesian politician
  • Dec 15 Julia Carson, U.S. Congresswoman from Indiana (b. 1938)
  • Dec 18 Gerald Le Dain, Canadian Supreme Court judge (b. 1924)
  • Dec 18 Bill Strauss, American writer on generations, satirist, and founder of the Capitol Steps (b. 1947)
  • Dec 20 Nataline Sarkisyan, American medical patient (b. 1990)
  • Dec 21 Ken Hendricks, American businessman (b. 1941)
  • Dec 22 Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer (b. 1932)
  • Dec 22 Julien Gracq [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andre Breton), dies at 97
  • Dec 23 William Francis Ganong, American physiologist (b. 1924)
  • Dec 24 Nicholas Pumfrey, British judge (b. 1951)
  • Dec 24 Akbar Radi, Iranian dramatist and playwright (b. 1939)
  • Dec 26 John A. Garraty, American biographer (b. 1920)

MurderBenazir Bhutto

Dec 27 Benazir Bhutto, 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan and 1st female leader of a Muslim nation, assassinated in Rawalpindi by a suicide bomber at 54

Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Prime Minister
Benazir Bhutto
  • Dec 27 Jaan Kross, Estonian writer (b. 1920)
  • Dec 28 Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iran national basketball team player (b. 1982)
  • Dec 29 Kevin Greening, British radio presenter (b. 1962)
  • Dec 31 Michael Goldberg, American painter (b. 1924)
  • Dec 31 Milton L. Klein, Canadian politician (b. 1910)
  • Dec 31 Ettore Sottsass, Italian architect and designer (b. 1917)