October 4 Deaths in History - October 4 Birthdays - October 4 Events



2004 Gordon Cooper, astronaut/businessman, dies at 77
1996 Silvio Piola, footballer, dies at 83
1996 Tim N Gidal Gidalewitsch, photojournalist, dies at 87
1995 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer, dies at 81
1994 Bill Challis, arranger/Pianist, dies at 90
1994 Daniel Wood Gatton, guitarist, dies at 49
1994 Heinz Ruhmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
1993 Fran Carlon, dies of cancer at 80
1992 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
1992 Laurie Anders, singer, dies of cancer
1992 Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
1991 Leonard C Odell, wrote 7,000 Burma Shave poems, dies at 83
1990 Avis Bunnage, actor (Loneliness of Long Distance Runner), dies at 67
1990 Jill Bennett, actress (Skull, Hawks), dies of undisclosed causes at 58
1989 Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48
1982 Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi Field Marshal/president/premier, dies
1982 Glenn H Gould, Canadian pianist, dies at 50
1979 Christina Spierenburg, Dutch singer, dies at 56
1976 Alexander Gray, singer (This is Music), dies at 74
1975 Joan Whitney Payson, owner of New York Mets, dies at 72
1974 Anne Sexton, U.S. poet (Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45
1972 Colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
1972 Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 68
1971 Edit Angold, actor (Suspense, Molly, Blue Angel), dies at 76
1971 Norman Cota, American Soldier
1970 George Frederick McKay, composer, dies at 71
1970 Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27
1968 Francis Biddle, American Lawyer
1966 Sherman Billingsley, talk show host (Stork Club), dies at 66
1962 John Lowry, Mount Vernon NY, New York City builder, dies at 79
1961 Max Weber, Polish/Russian/US painter, dies
1955 Alexander Papagos, Greek Field Marshal, dies
1949 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75
1947 Max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies
1946 Gifford Pinchot, American Politician
1944 Alfred Emanuel Smith, American Politician
1943 Richard T Ely, U.S. economist (Ground under our feet), dies
1929 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37
1912 General Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of U.S. occupation, is executed
1907 Alfredo Kiel, composer, dies at 57
1904 Frederic Auguste Bertholdi, French sculptor (Statue of Liberty), dies
1903 Otto Weininger, Austrian Philosopher
1893 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, MP (AR), dies at 88
1892 Guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39
1890 Catherine Booth, American Activist
1880 William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies
1863 Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam, dies at 69
1862 William Duncan Smith, U.S. Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 36
1859 Karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57
1848 Louis Massonneau, composer, dies at 82
1838 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79
1833 Richard Heber, English Celebrity
1830 Hans DL earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Governor-General of E-Prussia, dies at 71
1806 Samuel Horsley, English Clergyman
1755 Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer, dies
1743 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/Field Marshal, dies at 64
1721 Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36
1713 Valentin Molitor, composer, dies at 76
1669 Rembrandt H van Ron, painter/etcher (Steel Masters), dies
1590 Cujacius, Jacques Cujas, French lawyer, dies at about 68
1582 Theresia van Avila, Spanish mystic writer, dies
1582 Saint Teresa of Avila, Spanish Saint
1571 Claude Togniel d'Espence, French theologist (Sorbonne), dies at 60
1564 Pietro P Vergerio, Italian theologist/bishop of Croatia, dies
1540 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German humanist/poet (Silvae), dies
1072 Sancho II, king of Castilie/bro of Alfonso VI, murdered at about 35











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