November 23 Deaths in History - November 23 Birthdays - November 23 Events
2001 Mary Whitehouse, British Activist
1996 Art Porter, saxophonist, dies at 35
1996 George Nicholas, cartoon animator, dies at 85
1996 Mohamed Amin, cameraman, photojournalist, known for photos of Ethiopian famine, fall of Idi Amin, wrote, 'Journey Through Pakistan', dies at 53
1996 Ralph Tubbs, architect, dies at 84
1996 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker, dies at 72
1996 Idries Shah, Indian Author
1995 Frank Hammond, tennis umpire, dies of ALS at 66
1995 Junior Walker, tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 64
1995 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
1994 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70
1994 Erick Frederick Hawkins, U.S. dancer/wed to Martha Graham, dies at 85
1994 Tommy Boyce, U.S. songwriter (Be My Guest), commits suicide at 55
1994 William Donald Campbell, diarist/Ornithologist, dies at 89
1993 Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, sculptor, dies at 89
1993 Herve Bromberger, French director/screenwriter, dies at 75
1993 Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
1992 Ray Acuff, country singer (Wahbash Cannonball), dies
1992 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
1992 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
1992 Roy Acuff, country musician, 'Hee Haw', dies
1991 Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
1991 Klaus Kinski, actor (Android, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65
1990 Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37
1990 Nguyen Van Tam, Prime Minister of Vietnam 1952 - 1953, dies
1990 Renate Rubinstein, author/columnist (Tamar), dies
1990 Roald Dahl, Br short story author (Sweet Mystery of Life), dies at 74
1982 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
1980 Thien-an Thich, Zen teacher/Vietnamese Rinzai line, dies in LA at 54
1979 Merle Oberon, actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), dies at 68
1978 Hanns Johst, German Playwright
1976 Andre Malraux, Berger, author (Conquerors)/Minister of Culture, dies
1974 Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
1974 Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81
1973 Claire Dodd, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy), dies after illness at 64
1973 Constance Talmadge, U.S. comedienne (Her Primitive Lover), dies at 75
1973 Paul Newlan, actor (Captain Grey-M Squad), dies
1973 Robert Ellis, actor (Curse of King Tut's Tomb), dies at 40
1973 Sessue Hayakawa, actor (Tokyo Joe), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 83
1972 Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56
1971 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
1970 Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60
1967 Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies
1965 Franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81
1962 Gloria Gordon, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81
1962 Herman J Friedericy, Dutch author (Last General), dies at 62
1956 Jeanne Cappe, Belgian author (Tres Grand Cardinal), dies at about 61
1952 Aaro A Hellaakoski, Finnish geographer/poet, dies at 59
1952 Albert van Raalte, conductor, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, dies at 62
1949 Gustav Radbruch, German Minister of Justice, dies
1948 Stanner E V Taylor, U.S. director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71
1948 Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 63
1946 Fawzi Husseini, Arabic High Director for Palestine, murdered
1940 Catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82
1938 August TC Kiehl, actor (Hope of Blessing), dies at 84
1937 Louis Victor Saar, composer, dies at 68
1934 Albert Funke Kuppes, political cartoonist, dies
1932 Percy Pitt, composer, dies at 63
1931 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist, dies
1927 S Przybyszewski, writer, dies
1926 Frederic Ayers, composer, dies at 50
1920 Mohammed ibn Addoellah, Somalian resistances leader "Mad Molla", dies
1916 Eduard Napravnik, composer, dies at 77
1914 Elbrige Gerry, Vice President (of Gerrymander fame), dies at 70
1910 Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed
1902 Walter Reed, U.S. bacteriologist (Yellow Fever), dies
1890 Willem III, King of Netherland (1849-1890), dies at 73
1872 Ten Bears (Parra-Wa-Samen), U.S. poet/Comanche chief, dies
1865 Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer, dies at 41
1865 Rene E de Russy, West Indian/US Brigadier-General, dies at about 75
1853 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, composer, dies at 67
1853 Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer, dies at 67
1848 Alfred Julius Becher, composer, dies at 45
1814 Elbridge Gerry, U.S. merchant and signer Declaration of Independence, dies at 70
1787 Anton Schweitzer, composer, dies at 52
1752 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79
1750 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer, dies at 55
1709 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
1613 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64
1585 Thomas Tallis, composer, dies
1558 Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Netherlands, dies at 52
1499 Perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1457 Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17
1407 Louis, duke of Orleans, murdered
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies
615 Columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies