On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1995 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 600

  • Sep 12 Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55
  • Sep 12 John Stuart-Jervis, balloonist, dies
  • Sep 13 Francesco Messina, Italian sculptor, dies at 94
  • Sep 13 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter, dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Maurice K. Goddard, American state government official (b. 1912)
  • Sep 15 Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator, dies at 83
  • Sep 15 Michio Watanabe, politician, dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Sam McCluskie, trade unionist, dies at 63
  • Sep 16 Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • Sep 17 Rabbi Yehuda Getz, Tunisian-Israeli soldier and religious leader, dies of a heart attack at 71 [exact birth date uncertain]
  • Sep 18 Donald Davie, English poet and critic, dies at 73
  • Sep 18 Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London), dies at 64
  • Sep 19 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist, dies at 83
  • Sep 19 Yevgeni Nikolayevich Khludeyev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 55

Orville Redenbacher

Sep 19 Orville Redenbacher, American popcorn magnate (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn), drowns in bathtub at 88

  • Sep 19 Rudolf Peierls, German-British physicist (atomic bomb), dies at 88
  • Sep 20 Monica Maurice, industrialist and Managing Director and Chairman of the Wolf Safety Lamp Company, Sheffield, dies at 87
  • Sep 21 John Lapsley, British air marshal, dies at 78
  • Sep 21 William Murray, British teacher and educationalist, dies at 83
  • Sep 21 Rudy Perpich, American politician, 34th & 36th Governor of Minnesota, dies at 67
  • Sep 22 Albert Goodwin, English historian, dies at 89
  • Sep 22 Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Odut Joseph Olutola Oluola Oguntala, soho club owner, dies at 74
  • Sep 25 Bessie [Annie Elizabeth] Delany, American dentist and civil rights pioneer, dies at 104
  • Sep 27 Alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer
  • Sep 28 Lynette Roberts, British poet, dies at 86
  • Sep 28 Olive Gibbs, peace campaigner, dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Francis Frederick Johnson, English architect, dies at 84
  • Sep 29 George Chesterman Phillips, British naval officer, dies at 90
  • Sep 29 Karl Anton Martin Gerhard Gerd Bucerius, publisher, dies at 89
  • Sep 29 Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist who opposed prayer in school, murdered at 76 along with her son Jon by David Waters
  • Sep 29 Francis Johnson, British architect (country homes, churches, historic restorations), dies at 84
  • Sep 30 Frederick Archibald Warner, British diplomat, dies at 77
  • Oct 1 Aditya Biria, India's 1st global industrialist, dies of cancer at 51
  • Oct 1 Rene Cloke, British illustrator, dies at 90
  • Oct 2 Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, artist/teacher, dies at 67
  • Oct 3 Charles Lacy Veach, American astronaut (STS 39, STS 52), dies at 51
  • Oct 4 Peter Nicholson Gunn, Australian writer (The Churches of Rome), dies at 81
  • Oct 5 Fred Fehl, photographer, dies at 89
  • Oct 6 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, Grenadian diplomat (High Commissioners to the United Kingdom 1974-78), dies at 67
  • Oct 7 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59
  • Oct 7 Gérard de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer, dies at 77
  • Oct 8 Frederick Harry Baines, English painter, dies at 85
  • Oct 8 John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), dies at 82
  • Oct 8 Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator, dies at 45
  • Oct 9 John Alfred Scali, American journalist and diplomat, dies at 77
  • Oct 9 Kukrit Pramoj, Thai politician (13th Prime Minister of Thailand) and scholar, dies at 84
  • Oct 9 Patric Walker, American-British astrologer, dies of food poisoning at 64
  • Oct 9 Phillip Oppenheimer, British diamond trader, dies at 83
  • Oct 10 Jimmy Nash, record company owner, dies at 47
  • Oct 10 John Rodolph, wheelchair-race world record holder, hit by truck at 31
  • Oct 10 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner, dies at 30
  • Oct 10 Paolo Gucci, entrepreneur/accessories designer, dies at 64
  • Oct 10 Robert Finch, American politician (8th U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare), dies at 70
  • Oct 13 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), dies at 89
  • Oct 13 Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter, dies at 71
  • Oct 14 Edith Pargeter, author (Brother Cadfael), dies of a stroke at 82
  • Oct 14 Helen Vlachos, Greek newspaper publisher (closed her newspapers in protest at military junta), dies at 83
  • Oct 16 John Walker, museum director, dies at 88
  • Oct 16 Murdo Alex MacLeod, Free Church of Scotland minister, dies at 60
  • Oct 16 Thomas Augustine Martin, Irish academic, dies at 59
  • Oct 17 Peter Hinchcliff, historian, dies at 66
  • Oct 18 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, American lawyer and civil rights activist (challenged University of Oklahoma segregation laws in Supreme Court and won), dies at 67
  • Oct 18 Iri Maruki, Japanese artist (The Hiroshima Panels), dies at 94
  • Oct 18 John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer, dies at 90
  • Oct 18 Thomas Lyttle, paramilitary, dies at 56
  • Oct 20 Bernadette Hingley, English priest, one of 1st women to be ordained in England, dies of cancer at 47
  • Oct 21 Linda Goodman, American astrologer and poet, dies from complications of diabetes at 70
  • Oct 21 Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer, dies at 58
  • Oct 21 Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author (Cuto), dies at 75
  • Oct 22 Edward Totah, art Dealer, dies at 46
  • Oct 22 K B Wilson, methodist principal (Westminster College), dies at 50
  • Oct 22 Kingsley Amis, English author (Lucky Jim), dies of injuries from a fall at 73
  • Oct 22 Simone Gallimard, French editor and publisher, dies at 77
  • Oct 24 Emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82
  • Oct 24 Ronald Selby Wright, Scottish Church of Scotland minister, dies at 87
  • Oct 25 Kenneth Dadzie, Ghanaian diplomat and 1st African Secretary-General of UNCTAD, dies at 65
  • Oct 25 Robert Grieve, Scottish civil servant and planner, dies at 84
  • Oct 26 Bernhard Heiliger, German artist and sculptor, dies at 79
  • Oct 26 Georgia Neese Gray, 1st Woman Treasurer of USA, dies at 95
  • Oct 28 Allan Leslie Merson, historian, dies at 79
  • Oct 28 Katsumasa Sakioka, Japanese-American property tycoon, dies at 96 [1]
  • Oct 30 Terry Southern, writer, dies at 71
  • Oct 31 Derek Anthony Enright, British Labour politician, dies at 60
  • Oct 31 Henry A Walter Richard Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland, dies at 42
  • Oct 31 Leonard Ernest John Chant, social worker, dies at 57
  • Oct 31 Wallace Edward Rowling, Prime Minister of NZ (1974-1975), dies at 68
  • 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, French philosopher (Difference and Repetition), dies at 70

AssassinationYitzhak 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

  • 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 [IV}, American literary 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, American 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 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, British social worker, dies at 61
  • Nov 20 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, Sudanese academic/activist, dies at 50
  • Nov 20 Robie Macauley, American editor (Houghton Mifflin) and novelist (A Secret History of Time to Come), dies of lymphoma at 76
  • 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
  • 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 TV soap General Hospital, dies of AIDS
  • Nov 30 June Rosemary Thorndycraft, teacher and trade unionist, dies at 66
  • Dec 1 Koos Schuur, Dutch writer, poet (Novemberland), translator, and editor (Het Woord), dies at 79
  • Dec 2 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90
  • Dec 2 Stanley Devon, British photographer (British press photographer of the year 1948, 50), dies at 88
  • Dec 2 Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, dies at 82
  • Dec 4 Adrianne Jones, killed by David Graham & Diane Zamora, at 16
  • Dec 5 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77
  • Dec 5 Victor Collin Matthews, British businessman, dies on 76th birthday
  • Dec 5 Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (The Lion's Bride), dies at 75
  • Dec 5 Lisa McPherson, former Scientologist (b. 1959)
  • Dec 5 Stanley Keith Runcorn, British geophysicist (reversals of earth's magnetic field), dies at 73
  • Dec 6 Dmitri Volkogonov, Russian historian (biographies of Stalin and Lenin) and colonel general, dies at 67
  • Dec 6 James Reston, American journalist (New York Times), dies at 86
  • Dec 6 John Trevor Key, British photographer, dies of brain tumour at 48
  • Dec 6 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist, dies at 97
  • Dec 7 Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
  • Dec 7 Tom Burns, British-Chilean publisher and editor, dies at 89
  • Dec 8 Carl Marsden, bodyguard, dies at 36
  • Dec 8 Mikki Doyle, journalist, dies at 79
  • Dec 8 Ernest L. Boyer, American educator and chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY), dies at 67
  • Dec 9 Benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84
  • Dec 9 Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, American aviator, dies at 88
  • Dec 9 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, English industrial relations academic, dies at 75
  • Dec 9 Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician, dies at 40
  • Dec 10 Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer, dies at 48
  • Dec 10 John Francis Boyd, journalist, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Mary Madge Lascelles, literary critic/poet, dies at 95
  • Dec 10 Phillip Piratin, communist, dies at 88
  • Dec 12 David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63
  • Dec 12 David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97
  • Dec 12 James Altgens, JFK assassination photographer, dies at 76
  • Dec 12 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies at 61
  • Dec 12 Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50
  • Dec 13 Evangeline Bruce, American society hostess and writer, dies at 81
  • Dec 15 Manuel Gutiérrez Mellado, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain (1976-81) and Minister of Defense (1977-79), dies at 83
  • Dec 16 Johnny Moss, American poker player (b. 1907)
  • Dec 17 Lila Clark Knapp, publisher, dies at 63
  • Dec 18 Chaim Pearl, rabbi, dies at 76
  • Dec 18 Georgio Fini, restaurateur, dies at 70
  • Dec 18 Ross Thomas, author, dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Konrad Zuse, German engineer and computing pioneer (b. 1910)
  • Dec 19 Ruth Nita Barrow, 1st female Governor-General of Barbados (1990-95), dies at 79
  • Dec 19 Harold Watkinson, British politician/businessman, dies at 85
  • Dec 19 Janet Wilder, stuntwoman, dies at 29
  • Dec 20 John Henry Jacques, British co-operative retailer, and politician, dies at 90
  • Dec 21 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, professor of law, dies at 72
  • Dec 21 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, dies at 90
  • Dec 22 James Meade, English economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (b. 1907)
  • Dec 23 David Land, impresario and theatre producer, dies at 77
  • Dec 24 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist, dies at 76
  • Dec 24 Harry McLevy, Scottish trade unionist, dies at 59
  • Dec 25 Emmanuel Levinas, Lithuanian-French philosopher, dies at 89
  • Dec 28 Harold Collison, British trade unionist (agriculture workers), dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector, dies at 85
  • Dec 29 Madeleine Barot, French activist and theologian, dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Nello Celio, President of Switzerland (1972), dies at 81
  • Dec 29 Philip Idenburg, Dutch statistician, dies at 94
  • Dec 30 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66
  • Dec 30 Roger W Suddards, solicitor, dies at 65
  • Dec 31 Calvin/Hobbes, (comic strip), dies
  • Dec 31 John Powell, campaigner, dies at 75