Famous Deaths In February - 11
Saturday, 28 March 2020
1917 Death of Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician (b. 1872) on this day in history.
1922 Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1923 Death of Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847) on this day in history.
1931 Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1940 John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history death of rudolf Hilferding, Germ economist/Min of Finance (SPD), suicide at 63
1944 On February - 11 ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies
1945 On this day in history al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru The Tulips), dies at 53
1948 Sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50 on February - 11.
1954 On this day in history death of adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (b. 1877)
1958 Death of Ernest Jones, British psychonanalyst (b. 1879) on this day in history.
1959 Death of Marshall Teague, American race car driver (b. 1922) on this day in history.
1961 Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director (Pygmalion), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history death of sylvia Plath, poet/novelist (Ariel), kills herself in London at 30
1968 Howard Lindsay, US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1969 On February - 11 james Lanphier, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon), dies at 48
1970 On February - 11 emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87
1971 On February - 11 death of whitney Young Jr, National Urban League director, drowns in Nigeria
1972 On February - 11 jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80
1973 On this day in history hans D Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65
1974 On February - 11 anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85
1975 Death of Richard Ratsimandrava, Malagasy soldier and statesman, assassinated (b. 1931) on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies
1977 Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74 on February - 11.
1978 On this day in history james B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84
1982 On February - 11 eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer
1985 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on February - 11.
1986 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1987 On February - 11 death of sadequain, famous Pakistani painter and artist. (b. 1930)
1989 George O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71 on February - 11.
1991 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history ray Danton, US actor/director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60
1993 On February - 11 george A Stephen, inventor (Weber Kettle Grill), dies at 71