Famous Deaths In 1961
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Aug 02 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian writer (I grandi ospiti), dies at 64 in the year 1961.
Aug 05 On this day in history eva JC Beck, actress (Elckerlyc, Resurrection), dies at 63
Aug 06 On this day in history jozef E Van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechelen, dies at 87
Aug 08 Charlie Gemora, actor (who portrayed King Kong), dies at 58 in the year 1961.
Aug 09 On this day in history walter Bedell Smith, US general/WW II chief of staff, dies at 75
Aug 11 In the year 1961 death of antanas Škėma, Lithuanian writer actor and director (b. 1910)
Aug 13 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78 in the year 1961.
Aug 14 Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1961 death of maulvi Abdul Haq, Father of Modern Urdu (b. 1870)
Aug 17 Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1961.
Aug 18 Learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Aug 20 Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Arctic explorer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
Aug 30 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84 in the year 1961.
Sep 01 On this day in history eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (Dulles Airport), dies at 51
Sep 02 Greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54 in the year 1961.
Sep 03 Robert E. Gross, American businessman (b. 1897) died on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 1961 ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for S Africa, 1935), dies
Sep 07 Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 10 On this day in history leo Carrillo, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid), dies at 81
Sep 12 Carl Hermann, German physicist (b. 1898) died on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history a P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies
Sep 17 In the year 1961 adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62
Sep 18 Dag Hammarskjoeld, UN Sect Gen, dies in an air crash over Congo at 56 on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1961 death of helen Kimble, fictional wife of Dr Richard Kimble (Fugitive)
Sep 21 Earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68 in the year 1961.
Sep 22 Marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64 in the year 1961.
Sep 23 In the year 1961 billy House, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), dies at 71
Sep 24 On this day in history sumner Welles, US diplomat (Good Neighbor Policy), dies at 68
Sep 25 In the year 1961 frank Fay, actor (God's Gift to Women), dies in Santa Monica CA
Sep 26 Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1961 michael Shepley, actor (Dick & the Duchess), dies at 54
Sep 29 Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63 on this day in history.