On This Day

Deaths in History in February 1987

  • Feb 1 Sala Burton, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-87), dies of cancer at 61
  • Feb 2 Alfred Lion, record founder (Blue Note), dies at 78
  • Feb 2 Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (The Guns of Navarone), dies at 64
  • Feb 4 Carl Rogers, American psychologist (b. 1902)
  • Feb 8 Bronislawa Wajs [Papuscha], writer, dies
  • Feb 10 Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Pakistani painter, calligrapher and artist (b. 1930)
  • Feb 11 Sadequain, famous Pakistani painter and artist. (b. 1930)
  • Feb 14 Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (b. 1908)
  • Feb 22 Glenway Wescott, American writer (Apartment in Athens), dies at 85
  • Feb 24 Jim Connors, American Legendary Radio personality, dies in a car crash at 46