Famous Deaths In February - 11
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1917 On February - 11 death of oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician (b. 1872)
1922 Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1923 On February - 11 death of wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
1931 Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 On February - 11 franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64
1940 John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies on this day in history.
1941 Death of Rudolf Hilferding, Germ economist/Min of Finance (SPD), suicide at 63 on February - 11.
1944 Ivan Sollertinski, friend of Russian composer D Sjostakovitsj, dies on February - 11.
1945 On this day in history al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru The Tulips), dies at 53
1948 On February - 11 sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50
1954 Death of Adolph M. Christianson, justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (b. 1877) on this day in history.
1958 Death of Ernest Jones, British psychonanalyst (b. 1879) on February - 11.
1959 On this day in history death of marshall Teague, American race car driver (b. 1922)
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 Emil Abranyi, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
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 Hans D Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1974 On February - 11 anna Q Nilsson, actress (Toll Gate, Sorrell & Son), dies at 85
1975 On February - 11 death of richard Ratsimandrava, Malagasy soldier and statesman, assassinated (b. 1931)
1976 Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies on this day in history.
1977 Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1978 James B Conant, headmaster (Harvard University), dies at 84 on February - 11.
1982 Eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer on this day in history.
1985 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65
1987 Death of Sadequain, famous Pakistani painter and artist. (b. 1930) on February - 11.
1989 On this day in history george O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
1991 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building), dies at 90 on February - 11.
1992 On this day in history ray Danton, US actor/director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60
1993 George A Stephen, inventor (Weber Kettle Grill), dies at 71 on February - 11.