November 12 Deaths in History - November 12 Birthdays - November 12 Events
2003 Jonathan Brandis, actor, Seaquest, dies at 27
2003 Penny Singleton, actress/labor activist, Blondie, dies at 95
2001 Albert Hague, composer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, dies at 81
2001 Carrie Donovan, editor/Old Navy icon, Vogue, dies at 73
2001 Tony Miles, chess player, chess Grandmaster, won matches with World Chess Champions Boris Spassky, Vassily Smyslov, Mikhail Tal, achieved peak rating of 2635, January 1, 1996 dies
1997 William Matthews, poet, dies at 55
1997 James Laughlin, American Poet
1996 Don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72
1996 Gwen Catley, soprano, dies at 90
1996 John Qace Hardbattle, political activist, dies at 51
1995 Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85
1995 Jack Mann, pilot/hostage, dies at 81
1995 Marion Pitt, social worker/writer, dies at 56
1994 Charles "Honi" Coles, dancer (1983 Tony award), dies at 81
1994 Katherine Elliots, doctor, dies at 75
1994 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88
1994 Wilma Glodean Rudolph, U.S. sprinter, 3 Gold Medals 1960 Olympics, dies at 54
1993 Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
1993 Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (New York Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86
1993 Harry Haldeman, Nixon's cabinet member (1968-73), dies
1992 Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer, dies of cancer at 81
1992 David Oliver, actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
1991 Christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack
1991 Diane Brewster, actress (Courage of Black Beauty), dies at 60
1991 Howard Brunner, dies of AIDS at 51
1991 Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, cardinal and archbishop of Montreal, dies at 87
1990 Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
1990 Eve Arden, actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
1990 Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
1990 Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
1990 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet, dies at 81
1989 Dolores Ibarruri, Pasionaria, Basque/Spanish communist, dies at 93
1987 Roger Lewis, aviation executive (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
1980 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
1980 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident, dies at 42
1980 Haya van Someren-Downer, Dutch MP, dies at 54
1979 Dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85
1978 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71
1976 Walter Hamor Piston, U.S. composer, dies at 82
1976 Walter Piston, American Composer
1975 Anthony Ross, TV host (Telltale Clue), dies at 69
1974 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50
1972 Rudolf Friml, Czechoslovakian/U.S. composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92
1969 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77
1967 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58
1966 Quincy Porter, U.S. composer, dies at 69
1962 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68
1962 Sid Tomack, actor (Gillis-Life of Riley, My Friend Irma), dies at 55
1957 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
1956 Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49
1949 Hendrik A de Fish, Henri Pauwels, Flemish philological, dies at 64
1948 Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81
1947 Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82
1947 Baroness Orczy, British Novelist
1944 Edgar Stillman Kelley, U.S. composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
1944 George D Birkhoff, U.S. mathematician (Aesthetic measure), dies at 60
1944 Roy Agnew, born in Sydney, Australia, composer, pianist, considered best composer of early 20th century Australia, dies at 51
1941 Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, New York gangster/police informer, killed
1940 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34
1937 Harry Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper (v WI 1928), dies
1926 Joseph Gurney Cannon, American Politician
1925 Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65
1921 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 63
1916 Percival Lowell, American Scientist
1912 Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58
1912 John P. Jones, American Politician
1900 Henry Villard, American Journalist
1896 Spyridon Xyndas, composer, dies at 84
1893 Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80
1869 Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
1865 Elizabeth Gaskell, British Novelist
1852 Georg Hellmesberger, composer, dies at 22
1823 Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer, dies at 75
1802 Charles van Poucke, Flemish sculptor, dies at 62
1793 Jean-Sylvain, French historian (Napoleon), executed at 53
1793 Lord George Gordon, British Politician
1754 Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58
1739 Ludwig Ernst, composer, dies at 71
1722 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63
1671 Christianus Schotanus Sterringa, Fries theologist, dies at 68
1671 Thomas, 3rd baron Fairfax of Cameron, English general, dies at 59
1606 Matthaus Ludecus, composer, dies at 79
1600 Andreas of Austrian, Land Guardian of Netherlands (1598-1600), dies at 42
1595 John Hawkins, English navigator/treasurer of the Navy, dies at 63
1567 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France, dies at 74
1558 Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies
1555 Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65
1202 Knut VI, king of the Denen/Turn (1182-1202), dies at about 39
1035 Canute "The Great", King of the Danes (1016-1035), dies at 41
1035 Knut II, the Great, Viking king of England/Den/Nor (1014-35), dies at 39
607 Boniface III, Italian Pope (607), dies




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