Famous Deaths In October - 19
Friday, 14 August 2020
1932 Arthur Friedheim, composer, dies at 72 on October - 19.
1934 On this day in history johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63
1936 On October - 19 death of lu Xun, Chinese writer (b. 1881)
1937 On October - 19 betty Carver, wife of English fieldmarshal Bernard Montgomery, dies
1943 Death of Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's youth), murdered on October - 19.
1950 Death of Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize) on October - 19.
1955 On this day in history john Hodiak, actress (Lifeboat, Battleground), dies at 41
1956 Death of Isham Jones, American musician (b. 1894) on October - 19.
1957 On October - 19 vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian, dies at 65
1959 Death of Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 on October - 19.
1960 On this day in history gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57
1961 On this day in history benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam, dies at 60
1964 Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51 on October - 19.
1966 Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies on October - 19.
1970 On October - 19 unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54
1971 On this day in history alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89
1978 Death of Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 on this day in history.
1981 Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies on October - 19.
1982 Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas" on October - 19.
1983 On this day in history albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
1984 On this day in history henri Michaux, writer, dies
1985 Death of Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman (b. 1915) on this day in history.
1986 Moses Asch, record founder (Folkways), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1987 On October - 19 jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
1988 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies at 53
1993 On October - 19 bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48
1994 On October - 19 martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78
1995 Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1996 On October - 19 frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71
1997 Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49 on this day in history.
1999 Death of Nathalie Sarraute, Russian-born French writer (b. 1900) on this day in history.
2000 Death of Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941) on October - 19.
2003 On October - 19 death of alija IzetbegoviÄ‡, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)