Deaths in History in September 1967

  • Sep 1 Ilja Ehrenburg, writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack), dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Ilse Koch, Nazi war criminal (commonly known as "The Bitch of Buchenwald") hangs herself in prison at 60
  • Sep 3 David Cohen, historian and chairman of the Jewish Council, dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
  • Sep 13 Russell L Rogers, USAF/astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38
  • Sep 14 Mohammed Abdul Hakim Amer, Egyptian vice-PM, commits suicide at 47
  • Sep 18 John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  • Sep 19 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884)
  • Sep 19 Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  • Sep 24 Orville Caldwell, American actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning), dies at 71
  • Sep 24 Robert H van Gulik, diplomat/writer (Judge Tie), dies
  • Sep 27 Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, dies at 80
  • Sep 29 Carson McCullers, US author (Heart is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 50