On This Day

Deaths in History in November 2011

  • Nov 1 Dorothy Howell Rodham, Mother of US First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, dies at 92
  • Nov 6 Mel Hancock, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri), dies at 82
  • Nov 8 Bil Keane, American cartoonist (The Family Circus), dies at 89
  • Nov 9 Joel J. Tyler, judge who pronounced 'Deep Throat' obscene, dies of a heart attack at 90
  • Nov 9 Har Gobind Khorana, Indian-American biochemist (Nobel 1968), dies at 89
  • Nov 10 Ivan Martin Jirous, Czech poet (b. 1944)
  • Nov 10 Peter J. Biondi, American state legislator (New Jersey) and former mayor (b. 1942)
  • Nov 11 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game), dies at 91
  • Nov 14 Franz Josef Degenhardt, German poet and author, dies at 79
  • Nov 15 Oba Chandler, American convicted murderer, dies at 65
  • Nov 17 Olin Branstetter, American businessman and politician (b. 1929)
  • Nov 19 Michael Hastings, British playwright, dies at 74
Sci-Fi Author Anne McCaffrey
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Anne McCaffrey
  • Nov 22 Lynn Margulis, American biologist (serial endosymbiotic theory), dies at 73
  • Nov 22 Lana Peters [Svetlana Stalina], Stalin's daughter, dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Oscar Griffin Jr, American journalist and 1963 Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 78
  • Nov 23 Carlos Moorhead, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), dies at 89
  • Nov 25 Tom Wicker, American journalist and author, dies at 85
  • Nov 28 Ante Markovic, last Premier of Yugoslavia, dies at 87
  • Nov 30 Leka, Crown Prince of Albania, referred to as King Leka I by Albanian monarchists (b. 1939)
  • Nov 30 William L. Waller, American politician and ex-Governor of Mississippi, dies at 85