October 5 Deaths in History - October 5 Birthdays - October 5 Events
2004 Rodney Dangerfield, comic, dies at 81
2003 Neil Postman, American Educator
2001 Emilie Schindler, humanitarian, ", helped save 1,000 Jews during WWII, ", dies at 93
2001 Mike Mansfield, born in New York City, New York, Senator-D-Montana 1953 - 1977, Representative-D-Montana 1943 - 1953, died at 98
1997 Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71
1997 Dave Marr, golfer/commentator, dies at 63
1996 Catherine Elizabeth Pennington, personal assistant, dies at 77
1996 Seymour Cray, computer designer, dies in auto accident at 71
1995 Dick Henry Jurgen, bandleader, dies at 85
1995 Fred Fehl, photographer, dies at 89
1995 Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick, oarsman, dies at 79
1993 Jane Nigh, actress (Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
1993 Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS-51-F), dies of heart failure at 66
1992 Cornelis Berkhouwer, Dutch MP (VVD), dies
1992 Eddie Kendricks, singer (Temptations), dies of lung cancer at 52
1992 Paul Acket, organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies
1990 Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58
1986 Hall B Wallis, U.S. movie production (Barefoot in Park), dies at 87
1984 Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57
1981 Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48
1979 Charlie Smith, oldest American (137 year), dies
1976 Barbara Nichols, actress (Pajama Game, Loved One), dies at 46
1969 Walter Hagen, U.S. golfer (won 5x PGA-tournament), dies at 76
1969 Harry Emerson Fosdick, Baptist clergyman, studied at Colgate University, opposed racism, injustice, supported appeasement of Hitler, claimed democracies caused the rise of fascism, wrote "A Guide to Understanding the Bible', died in Bronxville, New York
1967 Clifton C Williams, Jr., astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash
1965 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer, dies at 79
1956 Joseph Erlanger, U.S. doctor (shock therapy-Nobel 1944), dies
1954 Flor Alpaerts, Flem composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel/Pallieter), dies at 78
1953 Friedrich Wolf, writer, dies at 64
1944 Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies
1941 Louis D Brandeis, 1st Jewish Supreme Court Judge (1916-39), dies at 84
1941 Justice Brandeis, American Lawyer
1940 Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40
1936 Jan J Slauerhoff, Dutch ship doc/writer (Seaman's Grave), dies at 38
1934 Jean Vigo, French filmer, dies
1933 Nikolaj N Joedenitsj, Russian general/contra revolutionary, dies at 71
1933 Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35
1931 Dwight Morrow, American Businessman
1924 Joseph Vezina, composer, dies at 75
1919 Jean Louis Nicode, composer, dies at 66
1918 Roland Garros, French stunt flyer, dies
1918 Robert Baldwin Ross, French Celebrity
1915 Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer, dies at 28
1915 Otto Valdemar Malling, composer, dies at 67
1911 Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer, dies at 58
1899 Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, composer, dies at 57
1892 Bill Powers, U.S. member of Daltonbende, dies
1892 Bob Dalton, U.S. leader of Daltonbende, dies
1892 Dick Broadwell, U.S. member of Daltonbende, dies
1892 Grat Dalton, U.S. member of Daltonbende, dies
1880 Jacques Offenbach, German/French composer (La belle Helene), dies at 61
1867 Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer, dies at 67
1837 Hortense de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10), dies at 54
1813 Etienne Ozi, composer, dies at 58
1813 Tecumseh, U.S. Shawnee-chief/English General (Battle of Thames), dies
1799 Antonio Dinis da Cruz e Silva, Portuguese poet (O Hissope), dies at 68
1787 Thomas Stone, U.S. attorney/signer (Dec of Ind), dies at about 44
1763 August III, king of Poland, dies at 66
1707 Daniel Speer, composer, dies at 71
1631 Arabella Holles, wife of English politician Thomas Wentworth, dies
1557 Il Bacchiacca, Franceso Ubertini, Italian painter, dies at 63
1496 Ferdinand II, king of Naples, dies
1399 Raymundus of Capua, Italian general, dies
1285 Philippe III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85), dies
1111 Robrecht II of Jerusalem, Count of Flanders (1st Crusader), dies
1056 Henry III, RC German King (1039-56), dies
578 Justinus II, Byzantine emperor (565-78), dies




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