October 13 Deaths in History - October 13 Birthdays - October 13 Events
2008 Matthew John Rinaldo, Representative-R-New Jersey 1973 - 1993, died from Parkinson's disease
2002 Dennis Patrick, actor, Dallas, dies at 84
2002 Keene Curtis, actor, starred in original Broadwayproduction of Annie, dies at 77
2002 Stephen Ambrose, historian/writer, Band of Brothers, dies at 66
2000 Jean Peters, actress, dies at 73
2000 Gus Hall, American Businessman
1997 Adil Carcani, prime minister of Albania (1982-91), dies
1996 Albert Hughes Williams, teacher/historian, dies at 89
1996 Beryl Reid, actress (Yellowbeard, Psychomania), dies at 76
1996 Henri Nannen, journalist, dies at 82
1996 Rene Lacoste, tennis player, dies at 92
1995 Golfredo Corradetti, conductor, dies at 79
1995 Henry Roth, novelist (Call it Sleep), dies at 89
1993 Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
1993 Leon Ames, U.S. actor (Mr Ed, Peggy Sue got Married), dies at 90
1992 Hughes Rudd, news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71
1992 James Marshall, illustrator/author (The Stupids), dies at 50
1992 John Hancock, actor (Ike-Love and War), dies of heart attack at 51
1991 Daniel Oduber Quiros, president of Costa Rica (1974-1978), dies
1991 Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67
1990 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
1990 Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese negotiator in Paris (1975), dies at 78
1989 Jay Ward, animator (Rocky and His Friends), dies at 69 of cancer
1988 Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, New York
1987 Walter H Brattain, U.S. physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
1981 Nils Asther, actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
1979 Clarence Muse, actor, dies at 90
1979 Rebecca Clarke, composer, dies at 93
1974 Ed Sullivan, TV host (Ed Sullivan Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73
1970 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano, dies at 90
1968 Bea Benaderet, actress (Petticoat Junction), dies of lung cancer at 62
1966 Clifton Webb, actor (Laura, Razor's Edge), dies of heart attack at 72
1965 Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948), dies at 66
1963 Henry Daniell, English actor (Woman in Green, Body Snatchers), dies
1959 K Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67
1958 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer, dies at 59
1957 Erich Auerbach, German writer and educator, dies
1953 Millard Mitchell, actor (12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter), dies at 50
1948 Samuel S Hinds, actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73
1947 Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies
1941 GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies
1926 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
1924 Anatole France, Jacques Thibault, writer (Ecrivain Francais), dies
1920 Isaac Capadose, lawyer/evangelist, dies at 86
1918 Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies
1909 Francisco Ferrer, Spanish anarchist, executed
1905 Henry Irving, John H Brodribb, English actor (Hamlet), dies at 67
1869 Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French writer (Tableau Historique), dies
1855 Gottfried Rieger, composer, dies at 91
1825 Maximiliaan I Jozef, king of Bayern, dies
1822 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64
1819 Giovanni Battista Gaiani, composer, dies at 61
1815 Joachim Murat, marshal of France/King of Naples (1808-15), executed
1812 Isaac Brock, English general (conquered Detroit), dies in battle
1805 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer, dies at 70
1795 William Prescott, American Revolutionary soldier, dies
1777 Dismas Hatas, composer, dies at 52
1774 Willem Bentinck, mister of Rhoon/Pendrecht/Orangist, dies at 69
1715 Nicolas Malebranche, French Philosopher
1708 Henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/Field Marshal, dies at 67
1701 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, composer, dies at 47
1680 Daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 54
1680 Francois Roberday, composer, dies at 56
1652 Abraham Verhoeven, Flemish printer/newspaper publisher, dies
1643 Sweder van Haersolte, mister of Swaluwenborch/diplomat, dies at 61
1601 Tycho Brahe, greatest naked-eye observer, dies in Prague
1311 Gwijde van Names, Flemish marshal (Golden Track), dies at 35
1093 Robrecht I, the Fries, Count of Flanders, dies
54 Claudius, Roman Emperor, dies of poison mushrooms at 63