Famous Deaths In October - 02
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
1873 On October - 02 cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies
1905 On October - 02 jose Maria de Heredia, Cuban/French sonnet poet, dies at 62
1915 Russell Alexander, composer, dies at 38 on October - 02.
1916 On October - 02 benjamin Kidel, English sociologist (Social Evolution), dies at 58
1919 On October - 02 ernest Halliwell, cricketer (S African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies
1920 On this day in history max Bruch, composer, dies at 82
1927 Svante August Arrhenius, chemist, dies on this day in history.
1931 On October - 02 thomas Johnstone Lipton, sportsman/merchant, dies
1936 On October - 02 g H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies
1938 On this day in history death of alexandru Averescu, Romanian soldier and politician (b. 1859)
1943 On this day in history robert Nathaniel Dett, composer, dies at 60
1944 Rudolf Schmundt, German gen/Hitlers army adjunct, dies from injuries on October - 02.
1947 Death of Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878) on October - 02.
1955 O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies on October - 02.
1956 On October - 02 george Bancroft, actor (Texas, Stagecoach, Little Men), dies at 74
1958 Marie Stopes, birth control pioneer, dies on October - 02.
1960 Jaroslav Doubrava, composer, dies at 51 on October - 02.
1961 Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v S Africa 1912), dies on this day in history.
1962 On October - 02 frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48
1965 On this day in history [John] Selwyn (Brooke) Lloyd, British statesman, dies
1967 On October - 02 albertina Rasch, ballerina/choreographer, dies at 76
1969 On October - 02 katharine Susannah Prichard, novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85
1970 Alfred Julius Swan, composer, dies at 79 on October - 02.
1971 Death of Bola de Nieve, Cuban singer, pianist, and songwriter (b. 1911) on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history paavo "Flying Finn" Nurmi, who won 6 Olympic gold medals, dies at 76
1974 On this day in history ina Seidel, writer, dies at 89
1975 On October - 02 wade Crosby, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), dies at 70
1980 On October - 02 valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46
1981 On this day in history hazel Scott, Trinidadian singer/pianist, dies at 63
1982 William Bernbach, advertising magnate, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1983 Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1985 On October - 02 george Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
1987 On this day in history madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
1988 On October - 02 death of alec Issigonis, Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (b. 1906)