On This Day

Deaths in History in November 2020

  • Nov 9 Amadou Toumani Touré, Mali politician, President of Mali (2002-12), dies at 72 [1]
  • Nov 11 Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahraini royal and politician, world's longest serving Prime Minister (1970-2020), dies at 84
  • Nov 12 Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian Head of State (1981-93) and President of Ghana (1993-2001), dies at 73
  • Nov 12 Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese physicist (2002 Nobel Prize for Physics for neutrinos), dies at 94 [1]
  • Nov 13 Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer of 13 women "The Yorkshire Ripper", dies in prison of COVID-29 complications at 74 [1]
  • Nov 20 Jan Morris, Welsh journalist, historian, writer and pioneering trans woman (Venice, Conundrum), dies at 94 [1]
  • Nov 20 Patriarch Irinej [ Miroslav Gavrilović], Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, dies of COVID-19 at 90 [1]
  • Nov 22 Doris de Agostini-Rossetti, Swiss alpine skier (Downhill World Cup 1982/1983), dies at 62
  • Nov 23 David Dinkins, American politician (1st African American Mayor of NYC 1990-93), dies at 93 [1]
  • Nov 26 Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudanese politician and Imam, Prime Minister of Sudan (1966-67, 1986-89), dies of COVID-19 at 84 [1]
  • Nov 29 Ben Bova, American sci-fi author (Exiled from Earth), dies at 88 [1]