October 10 Deaths in History - October 10 Birthdays - October 10 Events
2004 Christopher Reeve, director/actor/advocate, Superman, dies at 52
2002 Teresa Graves, actress, Laugh-in, dies at 51
2000 Bruce Vento, Representative-D-Minnesota 1977 - 2000, dies at age 60
2000 Bruce Palmer, Jr., American Soldier
1998 Clark Clifford, lawyer/DC insider, dies at 91
1997 Brian Connolly, lead singer (Sweet), dies of heart failure at 52
1996 Dick Pickering, trade unionist, dies at 54
1996 Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, submariner, dies at 83
1996 John Hillaby, writer/traveller, dies at 79
1996 Peter Aldersley, actor/disc jockey, dies at 72
1996 Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist, dies at 65
1996 David Viscott, American Psychologist
1995 Edward Gill, baseball player, dies at 100
1995 Jimmy Nash, record company owner, dies at 47
1995 John Rodolph, wheelchair-race world record holder, hit by truck at 31
1995 Paolo Gucci, entrepreneur/accessories designer, dies at 64
1994 Anna Hauptmann, wife of Lindbergh baby kidnapper Bruno, dies at 95
1994 Danny Gatton, U.S. guitarist, commits suicide at 48
1994 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
1994 Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist, dies at 74
1993 Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
1993 Djillali Belkhenchir, Algerian doctor, murdered at 52
1992 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
1991 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford and Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
1991 Stephen J Falat, dies after long illness at 34
1990 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
1990 Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56
1990 Michael A Salcido, dies at 39
1985 Orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70
1985 Yul Brynner, Taidje Khan, actor (King and I), dies of cancer at 65
1983 Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
1980 Bill Thomas, actor (Buckwheat), dies
1980 William "Buckwheat" Thomas, actor (Little Rascal), dies at 49
1979 Paul Paray, French composer, dies at 93
1978 Gesina Van de Molen, Dutch lawyer, dies at 86
1978 Gesina Van der Molen, Dutch WWII resistance fighter/lawyer, dies at 86
1976 Connee Boswell, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue), dies at 68
1975 Lillian Walker, dies at 88
1974 Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer, dies at 73
1973 Albe, Renaut A Joostens, Flemish writer (Paradise Bird), dies at 71
1973 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian economist and philosopher dies
1970 Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Maritime (1956-68), dies at 60
1970 Edouard Daladier, premier of France (1933..40), dies at 86
1968 Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress (Abandoned Child), dies at 71
1965 Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer, dies at 63
1964 Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72
1964 Frantisek Picha, composer, dies at 71
1964 Konrad Bayer, writer, dies
1964 Russ Case, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show), dies at 52
1959 Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies
1942 Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet and writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68
1935 Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72
1935 Huey Long, American Politician
1931 Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente), dies at 84
1920 Hudson Stuck, English Explorer
1914 Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
1914 Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies
1910 Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66
1889 Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75
1886 David L Yule, 1st Jewish U.S. senator, dies
1875 Aleksei K Tolstoi, Kozjma Prutkov, Russian poet and writer, dies at 58
1872 William H. Seward, American Statesman
1867 Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer, dies at 60
1864 David Bullock Harris, U.S. Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever
1858 Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German author, poet and diplomat, dies at 73
1856 Michal Wielhorski, composer, dies at 67
1843 Karl Theodor Toeschi, composer, dies at 75
1836 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61
1827 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, dies at 49
1797 Carter Braxton, U.S. boer/signer Declaration of Independence, dies at 61
1791 C F D Schubart, writer, dies
1789 Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer, dies at 34
1745 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist, dies at 52
1727 Alphonse d' Eve, composer, dies at 61
1720 Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor (Nazarin, Le Notre), dies at 80
1691 Isaac de Benserade, French Poet
1676 Sebastian Knupfer, composer, dies at 43
1674 Thomas Traherne, British Clergyman
1659 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, New Zealand), dies at about 56
1651 Philippus Rovenius, Rouveen, apostole, dies at 77
1616 Maria van Nassau, countess of Buren, dies at 60
680 Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammed, beheaded
413 Nicias, Athens politician (Peace of Nicias), killed at about 57
19 Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commandant of Rijnleger, dies at 33




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