On This Day

Deaths in History in November 1995

  • Nov 1 Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, dies at 64
  • Nov 1 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, British critic and writer (co-author of The Record Guide), dies at 88
  • Nov 1 James Ralph Darling, teacher, dies at 96
  • Nov 1 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author, dies at 53
  • Nov 2 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, Columbian politician (helped write Colombian Constitution), assassinated at 76
  • Nov 2 Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82
  • Nov 2 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, Russian Orthodox Priest, dies at 68
  • Nov 2 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist, dies at 83
  • Nov 3 Arthur George Bottomley, politician, dies at 88
  • Nov 3 Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association, dies at 108
  • Nov 4 Gilles Deleuze, philosopher, dies at 70

MurderYitzhak Rabin

Nov 4 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir at 73

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 6 Philip Rawson, English curator, artist and teacher, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian, dies at 82
  • Nov 8 Neil Blaney, Irish politician, dies at 73
  • Nov 9 F. G. Emmison, British archivist and historian, dies at 88

  • Nov 10 Boty Goodwin, British artist, dies at 29
  • Nov 10 Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, dies at 54
  • Nov 11 Jean-Louis Curtis [Albert Laffitte], French novelist (The Forests of the Night), dies at 78
  • Nov 11 Charles Scribner Jr, American publisher, dies at 74
  • Nov 11 Corneliu Coposu, Romanian politician (Christian Democratic National Peasants' Party), dies while undergoing treatment for lung cancer at 79
  • Nov 11 René Wellek, Czech-American writer (Concepts of Criticism), dies at 92
  • Nov 12 Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85
  • Nov 12 Jack Mann, British fighter pilot and hostage, kidnapped by Islamists in Lebanon in May 1989, dies at 81
  • Nov 12 Marion Pitt, social worker/writer, dies at 56
  • Nov 14 Jack Finney, American sci-fi and thriller author (The Body Snatchers, Time and Again), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Nov 14 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Billy Hughes, British educationist and Labour Party politician, dies at 81
  • Nov 16 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist, dies at 70
  • Nov 17 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng, dies at 66
  • Nov 17 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist, dies at 88
  • Nov 17 Marguerite Young, writer, dies at 87
  • Nov 18 Miron Grindea, literary editor, dies at 86
  • Nov 19 Gwen Swire, socila worker, dies at 61
  • Nov 20 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, Sudanese academic/activist, dies at 50

  • Nov 21 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer, dies at 81
  • Nov 21 George Ivan Smith, diplomat, dies at 80
  • Nov 21 Noel Jones, British diplomat (b. 1940)
  • Nov 22 John Putz, journalist, dies at 89
  • Nov 22 Norman Potter, English cabinetmaker, designer and writer, dies at 72

Person of interestRaymond Dart

Nov 22 Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95 [1]

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Paleoanthropologist
Raymond Dart
  • Nov 22 Johnnie Tillmon, civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association), dies at 69
  • Nov 24 Stuart Henry, disc jockey, dies at 53
  • Nov 26 Charles Warrell, English schoolteacher and creator of the I-Spy books, dies at 106
  • Nov 26 Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
  • Nov 26 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79
  • Nov 26 Terri Jewell, writer, dies at 40
  • Nov 27 Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker, dies at 75
  • Nov 27 Simon Bailey, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, dies at 40
  • Nov 29 Irene Ighodar, Sierra Leonean doctor and social reformer, dies at 79
  • Nov 29 Stone Cates, fictional character on General Hospital, dies of AIDS
  • Nov 30 June Rosemary Thorndycraft, teacher and trade unionist, dies at 66