2007 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 301 - 364 of 364

  • Oct 19 Dr. Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (b. 1943)
  • Oct 19 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), dies at 81
  • Oct 20 Paul Raven, British bass-player (Killing Joke, Ministry) (b. 1961)
  • Oct 22 Ève Curie French writer (b. 1904)
  • 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 (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (b. 1943)
  • 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 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 (b. 1920)
  • Nov 6 Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. c1962)
  • 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 10 Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1963-75), dies at 100

Person of interestNorman Mailer

Nov 10 Norman Mailer, American novelist, dies at 84

Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer
  • Nov 12 Ira Levin, American novelist (b. 1929)
  • Nov 13 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman (b. 1960)
  • 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 doctor and inventor of Gatorade (b. 1927)
  • Nov 27 Bernie Banton, Australian asbestos campaigner (b. 1946)
  • Nov 28 Gudrun Wagner, co-director of the Bayreuth Festival (b. 1944)
  • Nov 29 Henry Hyde, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Nov 29 James Barber, Canadian chef and writer (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Roger Bonham Smith, Former chairman and CEO of General Motors (b. 1925)

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 (b. 1948)
  • Dec 4 Norval Morrisseau, Canadian artist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 4 Chip Reese, American professional poker player (b. 1951)
  • 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 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)

Person of interestBenazir 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 Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
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)