November 5 Deaths in History - November 5 Birthdays - November 5 Events
2003 Bobby Hatfield, singer, the Righteous Brothers, dies at 63
2000 David Brower, ecological activist, executive director of the Sierra Club for nearly 20 years, dies at 88
2000 David R. Brower, American Environmentalist
1996 Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer, dies at 62
1996 Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat, dies at 53
1996 Paula Hinton, dancer, dies at 72
1996 Ronald Ogden, engineer, dies at 81
1995 Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70
1994 McHenry Boatwright, signer, dies at 66
1992 Arpad E Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies
1992 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (Oort Cloud), dies at 92
1991 Fred MacMurray, actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83
1991 Robert Maxwell, Billionaire publisher (New York Daily News), dies at 68
1990 Bobby Nunn, U.S. bassist (Coasters-Down in Mexico), dies at about 65
1990 Herbert Berghof, actor (Belarus File), dies of heart failure at 81
1989 Barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn
1989 Vladimir Horovitz, Ukrainian/U.S. pianist, dies at 85
1982 Gerda Brautigam, journalist/Dutch MP (PvdA), dies
1982 Jacques Tatischeff, French actor and director (Parade), dies at 74
1979 Al Capp, U.S. cartoonist (Li'l Abner), dies at 70
1978 Denis O'Dea, actor (Captain Horatio Hornblower), dies at 73
1977 Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72
1977 Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75
1977 Rene Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51
1975 Annette Kellerman, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), dies at 87
1975 Edward Lawrie Tatum, American Scientist
1974 Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56
1972 Reginald Owen, actor (Above Suspicion, Love on the Run), dies at 85
1969 Itih Walracen, Sudanese widow of author William Walraven, dies
1969 Lloyd Corrigan, actor, Professor McKillup in 'Hank', dies at 69
1968 Estelle Hemsley, actress (Leech Woman, Take aGiant Step), dies at 81
1968 Robert Ayres, actor (Battle Beneath the Earth), dies at 54
1964 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, composer, dies at 57
1960 August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69
1960 Johnny Horton, country singer, dies at 33
1960 Mack Sennett, director/producer (Keystone Cops), dies
1960 Ward Bond, actor (Wagon Train), dies of heart attack at 57
1956 Art Tatum, black pianist, dies at 46 in Los Angeles
1955 Maurice Utrillo, French painter (Cathedrale St-Denis), dies at 71
1951 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancers/pegagoge, dies at 72
1951 Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, composer, dies at 67
1950 Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53
1946 Sigismond Stojowski, composer, dies at 77
1943 Louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies at 62
1942 George M Cohan, composer, dies at 64
1942 George M. Cohan, American Actor
1935 Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis, dies at 71
1933 Texas Guinan, American Businessman
1930 Christiaan Eokman, bacteriologist (vitamin B1, Nobel 1929), dies at 72
1883 William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle
1879 James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48
1879 James C. Maxwell, Scottish Mathematician
1860 Carl Binder, composer, dies at 43
1854 ... Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann
1850 Ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69
1834 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary/founder (The Guide), dies at 24
1819 Dirk van den Boetzelaer, regent of Holland, dies at 55
1804 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, poet (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 66
1803 Ch de Laclos, writer, dies
1801 Norinaga Moto'ori, Japanese scientist, dies
1772 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50
1772 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), dies at 66
1743 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44
1737 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55
1680 Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57
1675 Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52
1669 John Coccejus, German/Netherlands reformed theologist, dies at about 66
1603 Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies
1559 Kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83
1515 Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
1370 Kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61




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