On This Day

Deaths in History in 2010 (Part 2)

  • Nov 10 Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924)
  • Nov 12 Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (b. 1904)
  • Nov 13 Allan Sandage, American astronomer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 16 Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Donald Nyrop, American airline executive (b. 1912)
  • Nov 18 Brian G. Marsden, British astronomer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 19 Pat Burns, Canadian hockey coach (b. 1952)
  • Nov 20 Laurie Bembenek, American convicted murderer and fugitive (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
  • Nov 21 Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American visual artist and co-founder of DuSable Museum of African American History, dies at 95
  • Nov 21 David Nolan, American political activist (b. 1943)
  • Nov 22 Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist (b. 1914)
  • Nov 24 Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 25 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer (Bernard Matthews Farms), dies at 80
  • Nov 25 Alfred Balk, American magazine editor and journalist (b. 1930)
  • Nov 25 C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)

  • Nov 27 Irvin Kershner, American director (b. 1923)
  • Nov 28 Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist (b. 1921)
  • Nov 29 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet (The String, Fever), dies at 73
  • Nov 29 Stephen Solarz, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 70
  • Nov 29 Maurice Wilkes, British computer scientist and inventor (stored program concept for computers), dies at 97
  • Nov 30 Rajiv Dixit, Indian scientist and Swadeshi movement figure (b. 1967)
  • Nov 30 Faye Wright, American spiritual figure (b. 1914)
  • Nov 30 Garry Gross, American photographer (b. 1937)
  • Dec 1 Hillard Elkins, American theatre and film producer (b. 1929)
  • Dec 3 Abdumalik Bahori, Tajik poet and fiction writer (b.1927)
  • Dec 6 Mark Dailey, Canadian television journalist and announcer (b. 1953)
  • Dec 7 Elizabeth Edwards, American lawyer and wife of John Edwards (b. 1949)
  • Dec 9 Dov Shilansky, Israeli politician (b. 1924)
  • Dec 9 John du Pont, American member of the Du Pont family and convicted murderer (b. 1938)
  • Dec 10 John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • Dec 10 J. Michael Hagopian, Turkish-born American documentarian (b. 1913)
  • Dec 13 Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (b. 1941)
  • Dec 14 Timothy Davlin, American politician, dies at 53
  • Dec 15 Eugene Victor Wolfenstein, American political scientist (b. 1940)
  • Dec 16 Melvin E. Biddle, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1923)

  • Dec 16 Mary Jane Odell, American politician and journalist, Iowa Secretary of State, dies at 87
  • Dec 18 Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian banker and economist (b. 1940)
  • Dec 18 Jacqueline de Romilly, French philologist and classical scholar (b. 1913)
  • Dec 18 James Pickles, English judge and columnist, dies at 85
  • Dec 19 Anthony Howard, English Journalist (b. 1934)
  • Dec 20 Brian Hanrahan, British journalist (b. 1949)
  • Dec 20 James R. Mann, American attorney and politician (b. 1920)
  • Dec 21 David Hennessy [Lord Windlesham], British politician (C) (Leader of the House of Lords 1973-4) and TV executive, dies at 78
  • Dec 23 K. Karunakaran, Indian politician (b. 1918)
  • Dec 23 Fred Hargesheimer, American World War II pilot (b. 1916)
  • Dec 24 Elisabeth Beresford, British author and creator of The Wombles (b. 1926)
  • Dec 24 Orestes Quércia, Brazilian politician (b. 1938)
  • Dec 24 Roy Neuberger, American financier and art patron (Neuberger Museum of Art), dies at 107
  • Dec 25 Carlos Andrés Pérez, President of Venezuela (1974-79, 89-94), dies at 88
  • Dec 26 Edward Bhengu, South African activist (b. 1934)
  • Dec 28 Trevor Holdsworth, CEO (National Power), dies at 83
  • Dec 30 Roger Milliken, American millionaire (CEO of Milliken & Company), dies at 95