Deaths in History in September 1972

  • Sep 5 Josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered
  • Sep 7 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Max Fleischer, American animator (b. 1883)
  • Sep 12 William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77
  • Sep 14 Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70
  • Sep 15 Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1887)
  • Sep 21 Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76
  • Sep 22 Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53
  • Sep 27 S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician (b. 1892)