On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1994 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 595 of 595

  • Sep 9 Keith Davis, voice Tutor/Author, dies at 85
  • Sep 10 Amy Clampitt, American poet (Silence Opens), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Frederick R. Weisman, philanthropist, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Sara Taylor, mother of Elizabeth, dies at 62
  • Sep 12 Boris Yegorov, Soviet physician and cosmonaut (Voskhod I), dies at 56
  • Sep 12 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist, dies at 72
  • Sep 14 David van Cup, sculptor/painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 15 Michael Joyce, Irish stage manager and theatre director, dies at 48
  • Sep 16 Alain Bernardin, French impresario of the Crazy Horse Saloon, dies at 78
  • Sep 16 Albert de Courtray, French archbishop of Lyon/cardinal, dies at 71
  • Sep 17 Henk Figee, author/publisher (Shoes of the Sea), dies at 46
  • Sep 17 Paul Nicholas Young, architect, dies at 47
  • Sep 18 Franco Moschino, Italian fashion designer, dies from AIDS complications at 44
  • Sep 19 Sandra Fisher, American painter, dies at 47
  • Sep 20 Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, dies at 70
  • Sep 21 Arthur Krim, American director (United Artists, Orion Pictures), dies
  • Sep 21 Oswald "Ossie" Stevens Nock, railway Writer, dies at 69
  • Sep 22 Forest 'Bud' Sagendorf, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 79
  • Sep 22 Edward Shackleton, English explorer, geographer and Labour Party politician, dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80
  • Sep 23 Ali Kouider Benyahia [sheik Boualem], Alg Muslim leader, shot at 26
  • Sep 23 Cherif Gousmi [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Muslim leader, shot
  • Sep 23 Georgi, Tsar Nicholas II's brother, buried
  • Sep 23 John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59
  • Sep 23 Robert Bloch, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Psycho), dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 24 Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher, dies at 65
  • Sep 24 David Napley, English solicitor, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Otto F. Walter, Swiss writer and publisher (Walter Verlag), dies of pulmonary cancer at 66
  • Sep 25 John Richard Ravensdale, historian, dies at 73
  • Sep 25 Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, German Prince of Prussia, dies at 86
  • Sep 25 Mark Alexander Abrams, English market Researcher, dies at 88
  • Sep 25 Thomas Titus Nkobi, South African ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957), dies at 71
  • Sep 26 Jessie Kesson, Scottish writer and radio producer, dies at 77
  • Sep 26 Maurice Ashley, historian and editor (The Listener), dies at 87
  • Sep 26 Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi, dies at 22
  • Sep 27 Guiseppe Martelli, Italian physicist, dies at 71
  • Sep 28 Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican PRI-politician, murdered at 48
  • Sep 28 Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, dies at 96
  • Sep 28 Warwick Hutton, artist, dies at 55
  • Sep 29 Mehmet Topac, Turkish minister of Justice, murdered
  • Sep 30 Alex Scott, trainer, Horses, dies at 34
  • Sep 30 Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist, dies at 92
  • Sep 30 Roberto Viola, Argentine general/president (1981), dies at 69
  • Oct 1 Carlos Lleras Restrepo, President of Colombia (1966-70), dies at 86
  • Oct 1 Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54
  • Oct 1 Paul Lorenzen, German philosopher (b. 1915)
  • Oct 2 Faith Davis, American triplets, world's oldest surviving triplets (Charity & Hope survive), dies at 95
  • Oct 2 Ron Herron, English architect (Archigram), dies at 64
  • Oct 4 F. Gwendolen Rees, Welsh zoologist and parasitologist, dies at 88
  • Oct 7 James Hill, director, dies at 75
  • Oct 7 Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82
  • Oct 8 Brian Hartley, British mathematician, dies at 55
  • Oct 8 Manual Pina, Spanish fashion Designer, dies at 50
  • Oct 10 Anna Hauptmann, wife of Lindbergh baby kidnapper Bruno, dies at 95
  • Oct 10 Chaim Raphael, English Jewish scholar and writer, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist, dies at 74
  • Oct 11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
  • Oct 12 Gérald Godin, French Canadian poet and politician, dies at 55
  • Oct 15 Karl Edward Wagner, American sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds), dies at 48
  • Oct 15 Sarah Kofman, French philosopher, dies at 60
  • Oct 17 Dmitri Cholodov, Russian journalist, murdered at 27
  • Oct 17 Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57
  • Oct 18 Richard A. Garland, artist and photographer, dies at 60
  • Oct 18 WIlliam Faure, producer, dies at 45
  • Oct 19 Munavarsjo Nazrijev, vice-president of Tadzjikistan, dies
  • Oct 19 Oldrich Cernik, Czechoslovakia premier (1968-70), dies at 72
  • Oct 19 Stanislaw Brunstein, artist, dies at 79
  • Oct 20 Ivan Sviták, Czech philosopher and poet, dies at 69
  • Oct 20 Francis Steegmuller, American biographer (Cocteau), dies at 88
  • Oct 20 (Charles) Robert Medley, English abstract and figurative style painter, dies at 88
  • Oct 21 Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85
  • Oct 21 Jerome Bert Weisner, military Scientist/Disarmer, dies at 79
  • Oct 22 Chester WIlliams, painter, dies at 73
  • Oct 22 Fabio Grobart, founder (Cuban Communist Party), dies
  • Oct 22 Harold Horace Hopkins, British physicist and inventor (Endoscope), dies at 75
  • Oct 22 Rollo May, American psychologist (Love & Will), dies at 85
  • Oct 22 Sandy Horn, lesbian Activist, dies at 59
  • Oct 22 William Frankena, American philosopher, dies at 86
  • Oct 24 Alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies
  • Oct 24 Gamini Dissanayake, Sri Lankain presidential candidate, murdered
  • Oct 25 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81
  • Oct 28 Sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies
  • Oct 29 Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer (Picture Page; Dressing Up), dies at 84
  • Oct 30 Nyanaponika [Siegmund Feniger], German scholar/author, dies at 93
  • Oct 31 John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian and director of British Museum (1974-76), dies at 80
  • Oct 31 William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34
  • Nov 1 Richard Krautheimer, art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 1 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), dies at 73
  • Nov 2 David Feinberg, American AIDS activist and author, dies at 37
  • Nov 3 Richard Krautheimer, US art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 Ralph Wyckoff, American scientist and pioneer of X-ray crystallography, dies at 97
  • Nov 4 Alexander Hardie Williamson, British artist, dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Sam Francis, American painter (Basel Mural), dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Dean Gallo, American politician (Rep-R-NJ, 1985-94), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 8 Marianne Straub, Swiss born English weaver (Festival of Britain), dies at 85
  • Nov 10 Louis Nizer, Jewish-American lawyer ("highest-paid lawyer in the world"), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 William Higinbotham, American physicist (member of team who developed first nuclear bomb), dies at 84
  • Nov 11 Frances Tustin, English child psychologist, dies at 81
  • Nov 11 Pedro Zamora, Cuban American AIDS Activist, dies at 22
  • Nov 11 John Volpe, American politician (61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts) and U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1969-73), dies at 85
  • Nov 12 Katherine Elliott, British physician (oral rehydration therapy), dies at 75
  • Nov 12 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88
  • Nov 13 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • Nov 13 Joseph H. Hazen, US Lawyer/producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • Nov 13 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist, dies at 70
  • Nov 14 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • Nov 15 James W. Watts, American neurosurgeon, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
  • Nov 15 Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
  • Nov 15 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (The Witch of Blackbird Pond), dies at 85
  • Nov 17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • Nov 18 Christopher Joyce, British photographer, dies at 51
  • Nov 19 Julian Symons, British crime writer and poet, dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Li Yuan-chia, Chinese artist, dies at 65
  • Nov 20 John Lucarotti, British Canadian scriptwriter (Doctor Who), dies at 68
  • Nov 20 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • Nov 21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • Nov 22 John Michael Grimes, British set designer (Philby, Burgess and MacLean), dies at 70
  • Nov 23 William Donald Campbell, diarist/Ornithologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 24 Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88
  • Nov 25 Arthur Ballard, artist, dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Gerard John Toorenaar, Amsterdam police commissar, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
  • Nov 26 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish politician and resistance fighter, dies at 80
  • Nov 27 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 28 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, dies at 77

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Nov 28 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), killed in prison at 34

  • Nov 28 Jerry Rubin, US anti-war activist (Youth Party) and businessman, dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Vicente Enrique y Tarancon, Spanish cardinal, dies at 87
  • Nov 28 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), dies at 82
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, found hanged at 63
  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, Iranian grand ayatollah (Marja'), dies at 99
  • Nov 30 Guy Debord, situationist, dies at 63
  • Dec 2 Donald John Urquhart, English librarian, dies at 85
  • Dec 2 Norman Anderson, English lawyer, missionary and Arabist dies at 86
  • Dec 3 Dolf Verspoor, Dutch literary figure, translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
  • Dec 3 Elizabeth Glaser, American AIDS activist, wife of director Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Dec 3 Giorgi Chanturia, President of Georgia, assassinated
  • Dec 3 Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
  • Dec 4 Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer, dies at 73
  • Dec 4 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), dies at 99
  • Dec 4 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Peruvian playwright, dies at 66
  • Dec 4 Robert Jesse Charleston, museum curator, dies at 78
  • Dec 4 Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator, dies at 63
  • Dec 5 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), dies at 84
  • Dec 5 Richard Brian Waring Barton-Chapple, writer, dies at 69
  • Dec 5 Ronald Ridout, English school textbook author (English Today), dies at 78
  • Dec 5 Günter Meisner, German actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Between Wars, Adolf Hitler, Quiller Memorandum), dies at 68
  • Dec 6 AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80
  • Dec 8 Israel Aaron Maisels, South African lawyer and communal leader, dies at 89
  • Dec 9 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Keith Joseph, British MP (C), dies
  • Dec 10 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor, dies at 92
  • Dec 11 Stanislaw Maczek, Polish-British general-major (WWII), dies at 102
  • Dec 11 Yao Yilin, Vice Prime Minister of China (1979-88), dies at 77
  • Dec 11 Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (Mississippian culture), dies at 94
  • Dec 11 Carl Marzani, Italian-born American leftwing political activist, publisher and documentarian, dies at 81
  • Dec 12 Antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102
  • Dec 12 Donna J. Stone, American poet, dies of heart failure at 61
  • Dec 12 Herman H Felderhof, radio-announcer/head (NRU/NOS Radio), dies at 83
  • Dec 12 John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer, dies at 68
  • Dec 12 Stuart Allen Roosa, astronaut (Apollo 14), dies of pancreatitis at 46
  • Dec 13 Antoine Pinay, Prime Minister of France (1952-53), dies
  • Dec 13 Herman W "Fritz" Liebert, US librarian/Yale-curator, dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Glenn M. Anderson, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1969-93), dies at 81
  • Dec 14 Orval Faubus, American politician (Governor of Arkansas, 1955–67), dies at 84
  • Dec 14 Catherine Filene Shouse, American philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute), dies at 98
  • Dec 15 Henry Phelps Brown, British historian and economist, dies at 88
  • Dec 16 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), dies at 81
  • Dec 18 Peter Hebblethwaite, English editor-in-chief (The Month), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Dec 20 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69), dies at 85
  • Dec 20 J C "Jody" Bateman, fiddler, dies at 75
  • Dec 23 Didier Rocher, son of French cosmetic maker Yves Rocher, dies at 41
  • Dec 24 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist, dies at 47
  • Dec 24 John Keith Wright, English Asst Sect of State (1971-84), dies at 66
  • Dec 24 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther, dies at 65
  • Dec 25 Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Zail Singh, Indian politician, (7th President of India 1982-87), dies of injuries from a motor accident at 78
  • Dec 26 Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74
  • Dec 26 Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/South African economist/author, dies
  • Dec 26 Karl Schiller, German economist and politician (Minister of Economics), dies at 83
  • Dec 27 Hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
  • Dec 27 Sadi de Gorter, Dutch author/diplomat (Abscess), dies at 82
  • Dec 27 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (b. 1902)
  • Dec 27 Fanny Cradock, English TV chef and food critic, dies at 85
  • Dec 28 Julian Rochfort Belfrage, English theatre agent, dies at 60
  • Dec 30 Lloyd James Austin, Australian linguist and literary scholar, dies at 79
  • Dec 31 BAM "Bob" Schreiner, airline owner (S Aviation Group), dies at 79
  • Dec 31 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, dies at 74
  • Dec 31 Leigh Bowery, Australian performance artist and designer, dies of AIDS at 33