Deaths in History in September 1970

  • Sep 1 Francois Mauriac, French novelist, poet and playwright (Nobel 1952), dies at 84

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Sep 3 Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington, D.C. at 57

  • Sep 4 James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39
  • Sep 8 Percy Spencer, inventor of the microwave oven, (b. 1894)
  • Sep 14 Rudolph Carnap, German philosopher/mathematician, dies at 79
  • Sep 21 Gijsbert Friedhoff, Dutch architect (Wibautstrat tax office, Amsterdam), dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Erich M Remarque, German writer (Im West Nichts Neues), dies at 72
  • Sep 28 Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt President (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52
  • Sep 28 John Roderigo Dos Passos, American writer (Manhattan Transfer), dies at 74