On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1994 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 595

  • May 15 [Henry] John Baker, resistance fighter/journalist (Slogan), dies at 79
  • May 16 Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character on General Hospital, dies at 7
  • May 17 Willian Noel Moffet, architect, dies at 82
  • May 19 Jacques Ellul, French writer and philosopher, dies at 82
  • May 20 Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), dies at 79
  • May 20 Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, dies at 79
  • May 21 Forsyth Hardy, Scottish documentary film pioneer, dies at 84
  • May 21 Giovanni Goria, Italian politician (Prime Minister of Italy, 1987-88), dies of lung cancer at 50
  • May 21 John Henry Weidner, Dutch-American resistance fighter, dies at 81
  • May 22 F. H. McClintock, British criminologist, dies at 68
  • May 22 Mitacq [Michel Tacq], Belgium comic strip artist (Beaver Patrol), dies
  • May 23 Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • May 24 Jean-Pierre E Plooij, Dutch writer (Bird House), dies at 48
  • May 24 John Barrington Wain, author, dies at 69
  • May 24 Yehuda Mor-Mirkovsky, Israeli kibbutz-founder, dies at 96
  • May 26 George Ball, American politician and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN, Under Secretary of State), dies at 84
  • May 27 Norman Cook, British museum curator, dies at 87
  • May 27 Theo Swagemakers, portrait painter, dies at 95
  • May 28 Rita Gillespie, British pioneering TV Director, dies at 65
  • May 28 Charles Spry, Australian soldier and security chief, dies at 83
  • May 28 Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American writer, dies at 77
  • May 29 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • May 29 Harry Levin, American literary scholar, dies at 81
  • May 29 Joseph Janni, producer, dies at 78
  • May 30 Ezra Taft Benson, 13th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and US Secretary of Agriculture, dies at 94
  • May 30 Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, dies at 58
  • May 30 Juan Carlos Onetti, Uruguayan novelist (La vida breve), dies at 85
  • May 30 Marcel Bich, Italian-French baron and pen manufacturer (Bic), dies at 79
  • Jun 1 Juan J H Rovira, Spanish general, murdered
  • Jun 1 Wim van der Grinten, Dutch lawyer and KVP politician (State Secretary of Economic Affairs), dies at 80
  • Jun 2 David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)
  • Jun 3 Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurobiologist (1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, work with split-brain research), dies at 89
  • Jun 4 Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape gardener, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84
  • Jun 4 Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59
  • Jun 5 Thomas Millar, historian, dies at 67
  • Jun 6 Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede), dies at 80
  • Jun 7 Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered
  • Jun 7 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42
  • Jun 7 Vincent Nsengijumva, Rwandan archbishop of Kigali, murdered
  • Jun 7 Dennis Potter, British TV dramatist (The Singing Detective, Karaoke, Midnight Movie), dies of cancer at 59
  • Jun 9 Angela Lakeberg, American siamese twin, dies at 11 months
  • Jun 9 Dhirendra Bhramachari [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
  • Jun 9 Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), dies at 91
  • Jun 10 Edward Kienholz, American sculptor (Back Seat Dodge '38), dies at 66
  • Jun 10 Mary Maxwell Gates, American businesswoman, philanthropist and mother of Bill Gates, dies of breast cancer at 64
  • Jun 11 Kitty Muggeridge, British author and translator, dies at 90
  • Jun 12 Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-American rabbi (head of Lubavitcher Jews), dies at 92
  • Jun 12 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • Jun 12 Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93
  • Jun 12 Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of O.J. Simpson at 27
  • Jun 13 Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83
  • Jun 13 James Pollack, US room designer, dies at 55
  • Jun 14 Denys Hay, British historian, dies at 78
  • Jun 14 Mark Alexander Lees, rowing Coach, dies at 38
  • Jun 14 Simon Prior, British auto maker, dies of injuries
  • Jun 15 David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Jun 16 Terence de Vere White, Irish novelist (An Affair with the Moon), dies at 82
  • Jun 16 Bernard Moitessier, French sailor, vagabond and author who famously led the 1st non-stop, singlehanded, round the world yacht race before sailing a 2nd lap of the world back to Tahiti, dies of prostate cancer at 69 [1]
  • Jun 18 Jack Harkness, British rose grower (R. Harkness & Co. Ltd), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Christopher Clarkson, British test pilot, dies at 92
  • Jun 19 Jocelyn Hambro, British financier (Hambros Bank), dies at 75
  • Jun 19 Ronald Batty, bookseller, dies at 82
  • Jun 20 Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Louis Benjamin, British showman, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Mark Isfeld, Canadian soldier and combat Engineer, dies from a landmine at 31
  • Jun 23 Piet van Elk, cartoonist, dies at 74
  • Jun 23 Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker, dies at 50
  • Jun 24 Leon MacLaren, British philosopher and founder of the LSE, dies at 83
  • Jun 25 Louis-Robert Casterman, Belgian publisher (Kuifje), dies at 74
  • Jun 26 A "Bob" den Doolaard, author (Inn with the horseshoe), dies at 93
  • Jun 26 Ian Board, British barkeeper (Colony Room), dies at 64
  • Jun 26 Jahanara Imam, Bangladeshi writer and political activist, dies at 65
  • Jun 27 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), dies at 67
  • Jun 28 William A Henry III, critic (Time Mag), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Jun 30 Nicholas Warner, English test Pilot for Airbus, dies in Airbus Industrie A330-321 test flight crash at 51
  • Jul 1 Johanna Ader-Appels, resistance fighter/author, dies
  • Jul 2 Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69
  • Jul 2 Ralph C Rinzler, folklorist (Greenbriar Boys), dies at 59
  • Jul 3 Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
  • Jul 3 Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
  • Jul 4 Arthur Berry, English artist and playwright, dies at 69
  • Jul 4 Juan Gil-Albert, Spanish poet and writer, dies at 90
  • Jul 4 Rupert Davies, English methodist scholar, dies at 84
  • Jul 4 Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies
  • Jul 5 Ad Gang, Dutch Liberal Party Asst Secretary of State, dies at 67
  • Jul 7 Rosa Chacel, spanish Novelist, dies at 96
  • Jul 7 Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (b. 1924)

Kim Il-sung

Jul 8 Kim Il-sung, Founder, dictator and Supreme Leader of North-Korea (1948-94), dies of a heart attack at 82

  • Jul 8 Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (b. 1927)
  • Jul 11 Alan David Melville, polymath, dies at 82

Gary Kildall

Jul 11 Gary Kildall, American computer scientist, creator of CP/M, dies at 52

  • Jul 11 James Topping, author of CP/M, dies at 52
  • Jul 11 Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD), dies at 49
  • Jul 12 David Malcolm Lewis, English historian, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56
  • Jul 12 James Bysse Joll, British historian, dies at 76
  • Jul 13 Bob Payton, American pizza magnate (The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory), dies at 50
  • Jul 14 Robert Jungk, Austrian journalist and philosopher (Nuclear State), dies at 81
  • Jul 15 Jeanne Bieruma Oosting, Dutch painter/illustrator, dies
  • Jul 16 M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78
  • Jul 16 Julian Schwinger, American physicist (1965 Nobel Prize in Physics for quantum electrodynamics), dies at 76
  • Jul 18 Gottfried Reinhardt [Goldmann], German/American director, dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Frederik "Frits" van der More, archaeologist/art historian, dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Gottfried Reinhardt, theatre Producer, dies at 81
  • Jul 19 Nathan Susskind, Slovak/US linguist (Yiddish), dies at 87
  • Jul 19 Nick Banton, founder of Body Positive, dies at 37
  • Jul 20 Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 96
  • Jul 20 Reginald Hall, English endocrinologist, dies at 83
  • Jul 21 John Ernest, American constructionist artist, dies at 72
  • Jul 21 Hugh Scott, American lawyer and politician (Senate Minority Leader 1969-77), dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80
  • Jul 23 Henry William Collins, English artist, dies at 84
  • Jul 24 Grete Schickedanz, German head mistress, dies at 82
  • Jul 26 Marino Iandioro, canned tomato pioneer, dies at 64
  • Jul 26 Thomas Davis, US movie editor/son of MGM-chief Frank D, dies at 26
  • Jul 27 Rosa Chacel, Spanish author, dies at 96
  • Jul 27 Kevin Carter, a South African photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner & member of the Bang-Bang Club, suicide at 33
  • Jul 28 Bernard Delfont, Rus/British impresario (Thorn EMI), dies at 84
  • Jul 28 Colin Turnbull, British-American anthropologist (The Forest People), dies at 69
  • Jul 28 Selwyn Powell, British magazine editor (The Geographical Magazine; Night & Day), dies at 82
  • Jul 29 Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
  • Jul 29 John Bayard Britton, American doctor who performed abortions, and killed by anti-abortion extremist Paul Hill, in Pensacola, Florida

Dorothy Hodgkin

Jul 29 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, British biochemist who developed protein crystallography to study molecular structure, including that of vitamin B12 (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964), dies of a stroke at 84 [1]

  • Jul 29 James Herman Barrett Jr, retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel killed by anti-abortion extremist Paul Hill at 74
  • Jul 30 Enid Balint-Edmonds, British psychoanalyst, dies at 90
  • Jul 30 Henry Mackie, designer of the Belfast Calorimeter, dies at 73
  • Jul 31 Caitlin Thomas, dies
  • Jul 31 G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies
  • Jul 31 Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92
  • Aug 1 Gerard van de Groenekan, furniture maker/designer, dies at 90
  • Aug 2 Bhagwatpersad Ausan, commandant Suriname military police, dies at 38
  • Aug 3 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77
  • Aug 3 Christy Henrich, US turnster, dies of anorexia nervosa at 22
  • Aug 3 Hidalgo Moya, American architect and designer (Skylon), dies at 74
  • Aug 3 John van Raay [John Oradi], radio-imitator (Paul Flanders)
  • Aug 4 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian and politician, dies at 69
  • Aug 4 Richard Du Cann, English lawyer and QC,, dies at 65
  • Aug 4 Sol Adler, economist Sinophile, dies at 85
  • Aug 5 Audrey Langford, sInging teacher, dies at 82
  • Aug 5 Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot, dies at 84
  • Aug 8 Henriette Santer, Dutch-English clinical psychologist, dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Leonid Leonov, Russian writer and playwright (Russky Lesson), dies at 95
  • Aug 8 Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, dies at 64
  • Aug 9 Mien van 't Sant, Dutch author, dies at 93
  • Aug 9 Toby Rowland, American theatrical manager, dies at 77
  • Aug 10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao, murdered at 58
  • Aug 11 Gordon Cullen, architect, dies at 80
  • Aug 12 Manfred Salzgeber, German film distributor/publicist, dies at about 51
  • Aug 13 Manfred Wörner, German general and Secretary-General of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59
  • Aug 14 Bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78
  • Aug 14 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Crowds and Power) and winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at 89
  • Aug 14 Patrick Meehan, Scottish petty criminal, wrongly convicted of murder, dies at 67
  • Aug 14 Tom Greenshields, English sculptor, dies at 79
  • Aug 14 Alice Childress, American playwright, actress and writer, dies at 77
  • Aug 15 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80
  • Aug 16 Earnest Pawel, Polish/American author (Nightmare of Reason), dies at 74
  • Aug 16 Frits de Knight, photographer, dies of AIDS at 40
  • Aug 16 Henry Geldzahler, US critic, dies
  • Aug 18 Judy Ann Scott-Fox, literary agent, dies at 56
  • Aug 18 Richard Laurence Millington Synge, British biochemist (Nobel 1952), dies at 79
  • Aug 19 John George Hughes, British academic and 9th bishop of Kensington (1987-1994), dies at 59

Linus Pauling

Aug 19 Linus Pauling, American chemist, engineer and peace activist (1954 Nobel prize for Chemistry, 1962 Nobel Peace Prize), dies at 93

  • Aug 19 Nancy Lancaster, American British decorator (Colefax and Fowler), dies at 96
  • Aug 19 Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, dies at 64
  • Aug 19 Walter Bartley, English biochemist, dies at 78
  • Aug 19 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, dies at 70
  • Aug 20 Kalman Kahana, Polish co-founder of state Israel, dies at 81
  • Aug 21 Hein Fentener van Vlissingen, eccentric millionaire, dies at 73
  • Aug 22 Leo Lerman, American writer and editor (Condé Nast Publications), dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Tom Quirke, journalist, dies at 42
  • Aug 23 Henri Rousselot, French admiral (submarine commander WWII), dies at 82
  • Aug 23 Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70
  • Aug 23 Rabah Stambouli, Algerian sociologist/politician, murdered at 65
  • Aug 23 Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer, dies at 77
  • Aug 24 Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23
  • Aug 24 Wijnanda MC "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Van de Reve Sr, dies at 82
  • Aug 25 Ramdas Nayak, Indian Hindu leader and politician, murdered at 52
  • Aug 28 David Wright, South African-British poet (Deafness: A Personal Account), dies of cancer at 74
  • Aug 28 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered
  • Aug 29 Arthur Ernest Mourant, British hematologist, dies at 90
  • Aug 29 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian Catholic priest, shot dead
  • Aug 29 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world's oldest and longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
  • Aug 31 Barbara Avedon, American scriptwriter (Bewitched), dies at 69
  • Sep 1 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, Anglican pastor and bishop, dies at 88
  • Sep 1 Pieter C "Piet" Author, sailor/corrector, dies at 71
  • Sep 2 Harry Vincent Kemp, poet, dies at 82
  • Sep 2 Mildred Mcafee Horton, US 1st head mistress of WAVES, dies
  • Sep 2 Richard M Major, US anti-terror specialist (CIA Red Book), dies at 72
  • Sep 3 Marijke Vetter, Dutch journalist, dies at 82
  • Sep 3 Nikos Ghika, Greek artist, dies at 88
  • Sep 3 Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85
  • Sep 4 Laurens van Deenen, Dutch biochemist, dies at 66
  • Sep 5 Teddy Millington-Drake, English painter, dies at 62
  • Sep 5 John Newman, Australian state politician (Labor), murdered at 47 by local club owner and political opponent Phuong Ngo who had run against Newman as an independent
  • Sep 6 Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
  • Sep 6 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
  • Sep 7 James Clavell, British-American author (The Asian Saga), dies at 69
  • Sep 8 Deborah Bear, Engl still photographer (Pasolini/Fellini), dies at 44
  • Sep 8 Michael Peters, choreographer, dies