On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1992 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 360 of 360

  • Jul 31 G Harold Carswell, supreme court justice candidate 1970, dies at 72
  • Jul 31 Joseph L George, dies of cancer at 65
  • Jul 31 Ralph Strait, dies of heart attack at 56
  • Jul 31 Sjoerd de Free, reporter (Radio Herrijzend Netherland), dies
  • Aug 1 Margarita Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja), dies at 76
  • Aug 2 Julio C Fernandez, Cuban/American journalist (founder Alma Mater), dies
  • Aug 3 Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies
  • Aug 4 František Tomášek, 34th Archbishop of Prague and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in Bohemia, dies at 93
  • Aug 4 Ralph Cooper, creator (Amateur Night at the Apollo), dies of cancer

Robert Muldoon

Aug 5 Robert Muldoon, New Zealand politician (Prime Minister, 1975-1984), dies at 70

  • Aug 8 Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian influential Shia Islamic scholar, dies at 92
  • Aug 8 Alison L Gertz, US aids-activist, Esquire women of year, dies of aids at 26
  • Aug 8 Eitan Berglas, Israeli banker and advisor, dies at 58
  • Aug 8 Thomas J. McIntyre, American senator and writer (Fear Brokers), dies at 77
  • Aug 9 Christopher Todd [Todd Wangberg], American performer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Aug 9 Jan van Baal, Dutch anthropologist and governor of Dutch New Guinea, dies (b. 1909)
  • Aug 9 Patrick Devlin, English judge and legal philosopher, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Thomas J. McIntyre, American politician (Sen-NH, 1963-79), dies at 77
  • Aug 10 Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician (served at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Mauthausen, known as Dr. Death), dies at 78
  • Aug 12 Mazoon al-Mashani, 2nd wife of Sultan Said bin Taimur and Queen Mother of Oman, dies at about 72
  • Aug 13 Jan Elburg [Joannes G], Dutch poet (Geen letterheren), dies at 72
  • Aug 14 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian-Dutch painter, dies at 104
  • Aug 14 Flora Benson, American wife of Ezra Taft Benson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 91

John Sirica

Aug 14 John Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings), dies at 88

  • Aug 14 Marion P Ames, American advocate/activist, dies
  • Aug 15 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, American author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • Aug 15 Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (saved 5,200 Jews), dies
  • Aug 15 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
  • Aug 15 Osamu Inaba, Japanese min of justice, dies
  • Aug 17 Andre de Villiers, South African farmer and ANC informant, murdered at 42
  • Aug 17 Barbara Morgan, American photographer (Martha Graham), dies at 92
  • Aug 17 Tommy Nutter, English fashion designer (bell bottom pants), dies of AIDs at 49
  • Aug 18 Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
  • Aug 18 John Stuges, director (Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82
  • Aug 18 Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (b. 1968)
  • Aug 19 Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80
  • Aug 20 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut, dies at 59
  • Aug 20 William Taylor, chairman (FDIC), dies at 53
  • Aug 21 Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Dai Vernon [David Frederick Wingfield Verner], Canadian magician, dies at 98
  • Aug 23 Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92
  • Aug 24 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
  • Aug 25 Jan G Toonder, writer (Castle in Ireland), dies at 78
  • Aug 26 Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Tintin, Kuifje), dies at 66
  • Aug 26 Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected of being the Zodiac killer) (b. 1933)
  • Aug 29 Mary Norton, English children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • Sep 2 Barbara McClintock, American geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90
  • Sep 2 Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies
  • Sep 3 Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
  • Sep 5 Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
  • Sep 8 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Erik Terpstra, director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies
  • Sep 11 Paul Storken, Dutch priest (Away Backing), dies
  • Sep 13 Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89
  • Sep 14 Theodore S. Weiss, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92), dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (b. 1903)
  • Sep 15 Walter B Jones, (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92), dies at 79
  • Sep 16 Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Sep 16 Lee Tully, entertainer, dies
  • Sep 16 Millicent Fenwick, American politician (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 William A Swanberg, biographer (Henry Luce, Pulitzer 1973), dies at 84
  • Sep 19 Jacques Pic, french restaurant owner, dies
  • Sep 21 Hans Rosenberg, astronomer/alderman of Utrecht, dies
  • Sep 23 James Van Fleet, American US Army General (served during WWI, WWII, and Korean War), dies at 100
  • Sep 23 Paul E Garber, American founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum, dies at 93
  • Sep 23 Glendon Swarthout, American novelist (Where The Boys Are; The Shootist), dies of emphysema at 74
  • Sep 26 Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies
  • Sep 28 John Leech, British mathematician, dies at 66
  • Sep 28 William Douglas-Home, British playwright (Now .. Barabbas), dies at 80
  • Oct 1 Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Oct 4 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 4 Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 5 Cornelis "Cees" Berkhouwer, Dutch politician (VVD), dies
  • Oct 7 Allan Bloom, American philosopher and author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • Oct 7 Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904)

Willy Brandt

Oct 8 Willy Brandt [Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm], German statesman, leader of the SPD party (1964-1987) and Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), dies of cancer at 78

  • Oct 9 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician, dies at 70
  • Oct 11 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
  • Oct 11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • Oct 12 Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident
  • Oct 13 James Marshall, American illustrator and author (George and Martha, The Stupids), dies of a brain tumor at 50
  • Oct 15 Oliver Franks, British civil servant, ambassador to US (Report into Falklands War), and philosopher, dies at 87
  • Oct 17 Ton Hasebos, cameraman/TV director (Gnome Hasebos), dies
  • Oct 17 Herman Johannes, Indonesian professor, scientist and politician (b. 1912)
  • Oct 19 Gert Nastian, general & companion of Petra Kelly, found dead at 69
  • Oct 19 Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44
  • Oct 20 Orton Chirwa, Malawi lawyer, Minister of Justice, dies in captivity at 73
  • Oct 21 Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, Louisiana District Attorney who investigated JFK assassination, dies at 70
  • Oct 23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies
  • Oct 24 Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
  • Oct 24 Laurie Colwin, American author (Happy All the Time), dies at 48
  • Oct 25 Adelino Da Palma Carlos, Prime Minister of Portugal (1974), dies
  • Oct 27 David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
  • Oct 29 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies
  • Oct 29 Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies
  • Oct 30 Joan Mitchell, American painter and printmaker dies of cancer aged 67
  • Nov 1 Jeremias Chitunda, vice-chairman (Angolese Unita-rebellion), dies
  • Nov 3 Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70
  • Nov 5 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), dies at 92

Alexander Dubček

Nov 7 Alexander Dubček, Czechoslovak politician who headed the Czech Communist Party and was deposed after a Soviet invasion, dies at 70 from injuries sustained in a car crash

  • Nov 9 Charles Fraser-Smith, English inventor (man who never was), dies
  • Nov 9 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 Antoine C J Rottier, Dutch CEO (DSM), dies
  • Nov 11 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • Nov 11 Giulio Carlo Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies at 83
  • Nov 11 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral, dies at 80
  • Nov 13 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • Nov 13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/American director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies at 61
  • Nov 13 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • Nov 17 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 18 Herman Musaph, Dutch Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, dermatologist and sexologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 18 Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Walker Bush, American mother of President George H. W. Bush, dies at 91
  • Nov 20 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
  • Nov 21 Kaysone Phomvihane, Prime Minister and President of Laos (1975-91), dies at 71
  • Nov 23 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Nov 24 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94
  • Nov 27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • Nov 28 June Joyce Lewis Fraser, entertainer, dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Roland Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies in a car accident at 35
  • Nov 28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter and illustrator (Ned Kelly), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Dec 2 Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43
  • Dec 2 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • Dec 3 Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies
  • Dec 5 Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
  • Dec 5 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
  • Dec 7 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79
  • Dec 7 Ruth Corbett Thom, dies after long illness at 78
  • Dec 8 William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Carlomagno Andrade, Equadorian general, dies
  • Dec 12 Bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87
  • Dec 12 Suzanne Lilar, Belgian essayist, novelist and playwright (b. 1901)
  • Dec 13 K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (b. 1899)
  • Dec 13 Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (Pan Am Airways), dies at 93
  • Dec 13 Robert Shone, British economist and director-general (NEDC), dies at 86
  • Dec 16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, Dutch writer (Gekke Witte), dies at 80
  • Dec 17 Günther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, dies at 90
  • Dec 18 Mother Clare Hale, cared for NYC AIDS babies (Hale House), dies at 87
  • Dec 18 Charles Leatherland, Baron Leatherland, British journalist and Labour Party politician, dies at 94
  • Dec 21 Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian/US violist (Beethoven, Bach), dies at 87
  • Dec 21 Sybil Andrews, English-Canadian painter, dies at 94
  • Dec 22 Frederick W Franz, CEO (Watch Tower), dies at 99
  • Dec 24 Abdulkadir Widjojoatmodjo, Java diplomat, dies
  • Dec 24 Peyo [Pierre Culliford], Belgian cartoonist (The Smurfs; Johan et Pirlouit), dies of heart attack at 64
  • Dec 25 Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66
  • Dec 25 Garrison H Davidson, US lt-gen commandant (West Point), dies
  • Dec 25 Helen Joseph, South African anti-apartheid activist, dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Monica Dickens, English/American journalist/author, dies at 77
  • Dec 26 Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Antipodes), dies at 74
  • Dec 26 John G Kemeny, US computer pioneer (BASIC), dies
  • Dec 27 Jan Peeters, Dutch watercolor painter, stained glass, tile, and monument artist, dies at 80
  • Dec 27 Kay Boyle, American writer (Scottsboro: An American Tragedy), dies at 90
  • Dec 29 LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87
  • Dec 30 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies
  • Dec 30 Ling-Ling, 1st panda China gave US, dies at 23