Famous Deaths In October - 26
Friday, 14 August 2020
1979 On this day in history jackie Grant, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930-35), dies
1980 Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74 on October - 26.
1982 On October - 26 giovanni Benelli, archbishop of Florence/Pope candidate, dies
1984 John Woods Duke, composer, dies at 85 on October - 26.
1986 Death of Jackson Scholz, American runner (b. 1897) on October - 26.
1989 Andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies on this day in history.
1990 On October - 26 william Paley, CEO (CBS), dies of a heart attack at 89
1991 Death of Lori Rae Matthews, crushed to death by an artist's 485 lb umbrella on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history dottie Green, female baseball player (Peaches), dies of cancer at 71
1993 Absolutely Nobody, [David Powers], Wash lt-gov candidate, dies at 37 on October - 26.
1994 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1995 Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer (8 not out in 1 inn for Pak 1956), dies on October - 26.
1996 On October - 26 gordon Scarrott, engineer, dies at 80
1999 On this day in history death of hoyt Axton, American actor and country music singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
2002 Death of Jacques Massu, French general (b. 1908) on this day in history.
2004 Death of Bobby Avila, Major League Baseball player (b. 1924) on this day in history.
2005 On October - 26 death of keith Parkinson, fantasy artist (b. 1958)
2006 Death of Pontus HultĂ©n, Swedish art collector and museum director (b. 1924) on October - 26.
2007 On October - 26 death of nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947)
2008 On October - 26 death of tony Hillerman, American writer (b. 1925)
2009 On this day in history death of teel Bivins, American politician (b. 1947)
2010 On this day in history death of glen "Frosty" Little, American circus clown (b. 1925)
2018 Death of Nikolai Karachentsov, Soviet and Russian actor on October - 26.