On This Day

Deaths in History in November 1969

  • Nov 2 Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63
  • Nov 4 Carlos Marighela, Brazilian guerilla, dies in battle
  • Nov 5 Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies
  • Nov 8 Vesto Slipher, American astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory, dies at 93
  • Nov 10 Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica), dies at 44

Person of interestJoseph P. Kennedy

Nov 18 Joseph P. Kennedy, father of JFK, RFK, TMK, dies in Hyannis Port, at 81

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • Nov 21 Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)
  • Nov 28 Elbert Frank Cox, African-American mathematician (first African-American to receive PhD in Mathematics), dies at 73