Famous Deaths In 1961
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Mar 08 Thomas Beecham, English conductor (Last Night of the Prom), dies at 81 in the year 1961.
Mar 12 Belinda Lee, actress (Joseph & his Brethren), dies in car crash at 25 in the year 1961.
Mar 14 On this day in history akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (opening theorist), dies at 78
Mar 16 On this day in history death of chen Geng, Chinese military leader (b. 1903)
Mar 17 On this day in history suzanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101
Mar 19 Edric Cundell, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1961.
Mar 23 In the year 1961 a C Russell, cricketer (10 Tests for England 910 runs), dies
Mar 27 On this day in history jack Kane, orch leader (Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37
Mar 30 In the year 1961 p J Melotte, discovered Jupiter's 8th satellite Pasiphae, dies
Mar 31 Seerp Anema, Dutch poet/writer (Modern Art & Degenerating), dies at 85 in the year 1961.
Apr 02 In the year 1961 august Defresne, Dutch director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67
Apr 04 In the year 1961 death of simion Stoilow, Romanian mathematician (b. 1873)
Apr 06 In the year 1961 jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90
Apr 07 In the year 1961 jesus Guridi, composer, dies at 74
Apr 09 In the year 1961 zog I, [Ahmed Zogu], King of Albania (1925-39), dies at 65
Apr 10 In the year 1961 irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65
Apr 11 Francis de Bourguignon, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1961 nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer, dies at 50
Apr 13 John A. Bennett, American convicted rapist (b. 1935) died on this day in history.
Apr 21 James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Maria Radulphus, [Adrian Hermus], Curacao school inspector, dies at 91 in the year 1961.
Apr 24 On this day in history lee Moran, actor (Circus Clown), dies of heart ailment at 72
Apr 25 Hans F Blunck, writer, dies on this day in history.
Apr 26 Gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36 on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history roy Del Ruth, director (About Face, Folies Bergere), dies at 67
Apr 29 Cisco Houston, American folk singer (b. 1918) died in the year 1961.
May 02 In the year 1961 j C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for Engld 1921-31), dies
May 03 On this day in history maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53
May 04 On this day in history anita Stewart, dies of heart attack at 66
May 06 On this day in history lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65
May 08 James Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63 in the year 1961.
May 13 Gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60 in the year 1961.
May 16 George A. Malcolm, American jurist & educator (b. 1881) died in the year 1961.
May 17 In the year 1961 frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81