2010 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


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Deaths in History

Deaths 101 - 200 of 235

  • Jun 11 Zenani Mandela, Nelson Mandela's great granddaughter (b. 1997)
  • Jun 12 Egon Ronay, Hungarian food critic, dies at 94
  • Jun 16 Marc Bazin, Haitian politician (b. 1932)
  • Jun 16 Ronald Neame, British director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 99
  • Jun 17 K. S. Rajah, Singaporean jurist (b. 1930)

Person of interestJosé Saramago

Jun 18 José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, dies of leukemia at 87

Novelist José Saramago
Novelist
José Saramago
  • Jun 19 Anthony Quinton, British philosopher (b. 1925)
  • Jun 19 Angela Rumbold, British politician (C), dies at 78
  • Jun 20 Harry Blackmore Whittington, British palaeontologist (b. 1916)
  • Jun 25 Alan Plater, English playwright (b. 1935)
  • Jun 25 Richard B. Sellars, American business executive (b. 1915)
  • Jun 26 Algirdas Brazauskas, President of Lithuania (b. 1932)
  • Jun 27 Dolph Briscoe, American businessman and 41st Governor of Texas (1973-79), dies at 87
  • Jun 28 Robert Byrd, US Senator (Democrat-WV, 1959-2010), majority leader and once the longest-serving Senator in history, dies at 92
  • Jul 2 Beryl Bainbridge, Author (b. 1932)
  • Jul 4 Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-born Lebanese Shiite Muslim cleric and Hezbollah mentor (b. 1935)
  • Jul 9 Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (b. 1916)
  • Jul 9 Vonetta McGee, American actress, dies from cardiac arrest at 65
  • Jul 12 Harvey Pekar, American comic book writer (American Splendor), dies at 70
  • Jul 12 James P. Hogan, British sci-fi author (Giants' Star), dies at 69
  • Jul 14 Mădălina Manole, Romanian pop recording artist (b. 1967)
  • Jul 15 James E. Akins, American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon (b. 1926)
  • Jul 21 Luis Corvalán, Chilean communist leader (b. 1916)
  • Jul 26 Sivakant Tiwari, senior legal officer of the Singapore Legal Service (b. 1945)
  • Jul 28 Ivy Bean, English internet celebrity (b. 1905)
  • Jul 31 Mitch Miller, American oboist and recording producer (Sing Along with Mitch), dies at 99
  • Aug 1 Lolita Lebrón, Puerto Rican nationalist (b. 1919)
  • Aug 5 Robert Aitken, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha), dies at 93
  • Aug 9 Ted Stevens, American politician (b. 1923)
  • Aug 11 Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Scottish Conservative politician (1959-2001), dies at 86
  • Aug 12 Isaac Bonewits, founder of U.S. Druid organization Ar Ndraiocht Fein (b. 1949)
  • Aug 12 Guido de Marco, 6th president of Malta, 45th President of the United Nations General Assembly (b. 1931)
  • Aug 13 Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (b. 1919)
  • Aug 14 Herman Leonard, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Aug 14 Tahar Wattar, Algerian novelist (b. 1936)
  • Aug 17 Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and 8th President of the Italian Republic (1985-92), dies at 82
  • Aug 17 Edwin Morgan, Scottish poet (At Eighty), dies at 90
  • Aug 18 Scott Davis, American Announcer of Track and Field (b.1943)
  • Aug 18 Benjamin Kaplan, American copyright scholar, dies at 99
  • Aug 21 Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill, Argentinean writer (b. 1941)
  • Sep 3 Cyril Smith, British Liberal Member of Parliament and alleged serial sex offender, dies at 82
  • Sep 7 Barbara Holland, American writer (b. 1933)
  • Sep 7 John Kluge, American television mogul (Metromedia) and at one time the richest person in the United States, dies at 95
  • Sep 10 Edwin Charles Tubb, British sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall), dies at 90
  • Sep 23 Malcolm Douglas, Australian conservationist (b. 1941)
  • Sep 23 Teresa Lewis, American murderer (b. 1969)
  • Sep 24 Gennady Yanayev, Soviet politician (b. 1937)
  • Sep 27 Balaji Sadasivan, Singaporean politician and neurosurgeon (b. 1955)
  • Sep 29 Georges Charpak, Polish-French physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel 1992), dies at 86
  • Oct 1 Audouin Dollfus, French Astronomer (discovered Janus, a moon of Saturn), dies at 85
  • Oct 2 Kwa Geok Choo, wife of Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew (b. 1920)
  • Oct 3 Abraham Sarmiento, Sr., Filipino Supreme Court jurist (1987-91), dies at 88
  • Oct 5 Bernard Clavel, French novelist (b. 1923)
  • Oct 6 David Rowbotham, Australian poet and journalist, dies at 86
  • Oct 7 Milka Planinc, former PM of Yugoslavia (b. 1924)
  • Oct 8 Frank Bourgholtzer, American television correspondent (b. 1919)
  • Oct 12 Belva Plain, American novelist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 13 Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Oct 14 Benoît Mandelbrot, Polish-born American mathematician (b. 1924)
  • Oct 15 Richard C. Miller, American photographer (b. 1912)
  • Oct 15 Mildred Fay Jefferson, American physician and pro-life activist (b. 1926)

Person of interestBob Guccione

Oct 20 Bob Guccione, American publisher (Penthouse magazine), dies at 79

Publisher Bob Guccione
Publisher
Bob Guccione
  • Oct 23 Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (d. 1942)
  • Oct 24 Lamont Johnson, American television director (b. 1922)
  • Oct 24 Joseph Stein, American playwright (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 98
  • Oct 25 Vesna Parun, Croatian poet (b. 1922)
  • Oct 26 Glen "Frosty" Little, American circus clown (b. 1925)
  • Oct 26 Mbah Maridjan, Mount Merapi gatekeeper (b. 1927)
  • Oct 26 Romeu Tuma, Brazilian politician (b. 1931)
  • Oct 27 Owen B Pickett, American politician (Rep-D-Virginia 1987-2001), dies at 80
  • Oct 27 Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina (2003-2007), dies of heart failure at 60
  • Oct 28 Jonathan Motzfeldt, Greenlander statesman (b. 1938)
  • Oct 28 Ehud Netzer, Israeli archaeologist (b. 1934)
  • Oct 28 Liang Congjie, Chinese environmentalist (b. 1932)
  • Oct 30 Harry Mulisch, Dutch writer (b. 1927)
  • Oct 31 Theodore Sorensen, American lawyer and special counsel to John F. Kennedy (b. 1928)
  • Nov 1 Ernesto Presas, Filipino martial artist (b. 1945)
  • Nov 3 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician (b. 1938)
  • Nov 4 Eugénie Blanchard, French supercentenarian (b. 1896)
  • Nov 5 Adrian Păunescu, Romanian poet and politician (b. 1943)
  • Nov 6 Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
  • Nov 6 Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
  • Nov 8 Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925)
  • Nov 8 Jack Levine, American social realist painter, dies at 95
  • Nov 8 Alex Fagan, American law enforcement official (b. 1950)
  • Nov 10 Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924)
  • Nov 12 Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (b. 1904)
  • Nov 13 Allan Sandage, American astronomer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 16 Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Donald Nyrop, American airline executive (b. 1912)
  • Nov 18 Brian G. Marsden, British astronomer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 19 Pat Burns, Canadian hockey coach (b. 1952)
  • Nov 20 Laurie Bembenek, American convicted murderer and fugitive (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
  • Nov 21 Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American artist and writer (b. 1917)
  • Nov 21 David Nolan, American politicial activist (b. 1943)
  • Nov 22 Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist (b. 1914)
  • Nov 24 Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 25 Bernard Matthews, British poultry industry figure (b. 1930)
  • Nov 25 Alfred Balk, American magazine editor and journalist (b. 1930)