Famous Deaths In October - 12
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1858 Ando Hiroshige, Japanese painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1860 Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73 on October - 12.
1864 On this day in history roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87
1865 William Vincent Wallace, composer, dies at 53 on October - 12.
1870 On October - 12 robert E Lee, General of Confederate Army, dies at 63
1875 On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (b. 1827)
1896 On this day in history death of christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Danish nobleman and politician (b. 1817)
1898 Death of Calvin Fairbank, American abolitionist minister (b. 1816) on October - 12.
1915 On October - 12 death of edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)
1922 On October - 12 daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33
1923 On October - 12 a P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies
1924 On October - 12 anatole France, writer, dies at 80
1929 On this day in history max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52
1936 B L T Bosanquet, cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies on October - 12.
1938 Hugh Massie, cricketer (9 Tests for Australia 1881-85, capt), dies on this day in history.
1940 On October - 12 tom Mix, US actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60
1945 On this day in history death of jesse James Payne, lynched in Madison County Florida
1946 On this day in history joseph W Stilwell, US general (China), dies
1947 Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42 on this day in history.
1948 On October - 12 alfred Kerr, writer, dies at 80
1951 On October - 12 simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet, dies in captivity at 62
1954 Death of George Welch, American pilot (b. 1918) on this day in history.
1958 Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30 on this day in history.
1959 On October - 12 arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63
1960 Death of Inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61 on October - 12.
1964 J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office on this day in history.
1966 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74 on October - 12.
1967 On October - 12 nat Pendleton, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless), dies at 72
1969 On this day in history serge Poliakoff, Russ/French painter, dies
1970 On this day in history death of mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet (b. 1930)
1971 Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74
1977 On October - 12 doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81
1979 On October - 12 celia Lovsky, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek), dies at 82