Famous Deaths In October - 15
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
1937 On October - 15 james Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) dies at 70
1942 On this day in history death of dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed
1944 Death of Philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau on October - 15.
1945 Death of Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62 on October - 15.
1946 Death of Hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison on this day in history.
1948 Death of Edythe Chapman, American actress (b. 1863) on this day in history.
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1958 On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 On October - 15 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 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on October - 15.
1965 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.
1968 On this day in history bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
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 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies on this day in history.
1983 Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 on October - 15.
1985 Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72 on October - 15.
1987 On October - 15 thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies
1990 On October - 15 delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58
1991 On October - 15 hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies
1992 On October - 15 dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78
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 On this day in history bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69
2000 On October - 15 death of konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)
2001 Death of Zhang Xueliang, Chinese ruler of Manchuria (b. 1901) on this day in history.
2003 Death of Ben Metcalfe, Canadian environmental activist (b. 1919) on October - 15.
2005 Death of Jason Collier, American basketball player (b. 1977) on this day in history.