Deaths in History in February 1967

  • Feb 4 Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886)
  • Feb 5 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87
  • Feb 5 Leon Leonwood Bean, American department store founder (b. 1872)
  • Feb 7 Henry Morgenthau, US minster of Finance (devaluate dollar), dies at 74
  • Feb 15 William C Bullitt, 1st US ambassador in USSR, dies at 76
  • Feb 16 Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 18 Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist known as the father of the atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), dies of throat cancer at 62

Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb Robert Oppenheimer
Physicist and Father of the Atomic Bomb
Robert Oppenheimer
  • Feb 19 Wilmer King, 1st casuality on Tappan Zee Bridge NY, dies
  • Feb 21 Charles Beaumont, American writer (b. 1929)
  • Feb 22 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53
  • Feb 28 Henry Luce, American publisher (b. 1898)