Famous Deaths In February - 04
Friday, 07 August 2020
1933 Death of Archibald Sayce, English educator (b. 1846) on this day in history.
1936 Death of Wilhelm Gustloff, German leader of the Swiss Nazi party (b. 1895) on February - 04.
1939 Edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55 on February - 04.
1940 Death of Nikolai Yezhov, Head of Soviet NKVD (b. 1895) on February - 04.
1941 Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1943 On February - 04 frank Calder, 1st NHL president, dies
1944 On February - 04 death of yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (b. 1867)
1946 On February - 04 margarete Boie, writer, dies
1953 Alexander Loudon, Dutch diplomat (League of Nations), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1954 On February - 04 vaclav Vackar, composer, dies at 72
1956 On this day in history leendert A Donker, Dutch soc dem party-minister of Justice, dies at 56
1957 On February - 04 joseph Hardaway, creator of Bugs Bunny, dies at 66
1958 On February - 04 frederik de Merode, Belgian prince, dies at 46
1959 Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78 on February - 04.
1964 On February - 04 siegfried T Bok, neurobiologist/anatomist (Cybernetica), dies at 71
1965 On February - 04 u C Greyhound, champion trotter (horse), dies at 33
1966 Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90 on February - 04.
1967 Death of Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886) on this day in history.
1968 On February - 04 ed Baker, actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
1969 Thelma Ritter, actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1974 Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79 on February - 04.
1975 Death of Louis Jordan, American musician (b. 1908) on this day in history.
1976 Edward Benjamin Britten, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history death of brett Halliday, American writer (b. 1904)
1978 On February - 04 bergen Evans, English professor ($64,000 Question), dies at 73
1982 On February - 04 sue Carol, actress (She's My Weakness), dies at 73 of a heart attack
1983 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68 on February - 04.
1987 On this day in history liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67
1989 On February - 04 kenneth "Jethro" Burns, country singer (Homer & Jethro), dies at 69
1990 On this day in history death of whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1917)
1991 On February - 04 bob Leslie, actor (Cinderella, Mako: Jaws of Death), dies at 64
1992 On February - 04 fred Slyter, dialogue coach, dies after long illness at 56
1994 Han Jansen, Dutch painter, dies at 62 on February - 04.
1995 Betty Davis, British dance teacher of Dame Margot Fonteyn, dies on this day in history.