Famous Deaths In 1961
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Aug 02 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian writer (I grandi ospiti), dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history charlie Gemora, actor (who portrayed King Kong), dies at 58
Aug 09 On this day in history walter Bedell Smith, US general/WW II chief of staff, dies at 75
Aug 11 Antanas Å kÄ—ma, Lithuanian writer actor and director (b. 1910) died on this day in history.
Aug 13 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1961 clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68
Aug 16 Maulvi Abdul Haq, Father of Modern Urdu (b. 1870) died in the year 1961.
Aug 17 Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1961 learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89
Aug 20 On this day in history vilhjalmur Stefansson, Arctic explorer, dies at 82
Aug 28 Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies on this day in history.
Aug 30 Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84 in the year 1961.
Sep 01 Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (Dulles Airport), dies at 51 in the year 1961.
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 In the year 1961 pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76
Sep 10 Leo Carrillo, actor (Pancho-Cisco Kid), dies at 81 in the year 1961.
Sep 12 In the year 1961 death of carl Hermann, German physicist (b. 1898)
Sep 16 In the year 1961 a P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies
Sep 17 Adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Dag Hammarskjoeld, UN Sect Gen, dies in an air crash over Congo at 56 in the year 1961.
Sep 19 In the year 1961 death of helen Kimble, fictional wife of Dr Richard Kimble (Fugitive)
Sep 21 In the year 1961 earle Dickson, inventor (band-aid), dies at 68
Sep 22 On this day in history marion Davies, actress (Not So Dumb, 5 & 10), dies of cancer at 64
Sep 23 Billy House, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), dies at 71 in the year 1961.
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 In the year 1961 hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75
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.