Famous Deaths In October - 15
Friday, 14 August 2020
1937 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) dies at 70 on this day in history.
1942 Death of Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed on October - 15.
1944 On October - 15 death of philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau
1945 On this day in history death of pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62
1946 On October - 15 death of hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison
1948 On this day in history death of edythe Chapman, American actress (b. 1863)
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1958 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history death of lipÃ³t FejÃ©r, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1880)
1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on October - 15.
1963 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on October - 15.
1964 On October - 15 cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
1965 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1969 Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.
1976 Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74 on October - 15.
1977 Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77 on October - 15.
1980 Death of Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian physicist and mathematician (b. 1900) on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies
1982 On this day in history elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies
1983 On this day in history pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83
1985 On this day in history meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72
1987 Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies on October - 15.
1990 On this day in history delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58
1991 Hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies on this day in history.
1992 Dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78 on October - 15.
1993 On October - 15 ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orch), dies of AIDS at 34
1994 Hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29 on October - 15.
1995 Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant, dies at 82 on October - 15.
1996 Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69 on October - 15.
2000 Death of Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912) on this day in history.
2001 On October - 15 death of zhang Xueliang, Chinese ruler of Manchuria (b. 1901)
2003 Death of Ben Metcalfe, Canadian environmental activist (b. 1919) on October - 15.
2005 On this day in history death of jason Collier, American basketball player (b. 1977)