October 6 Deaths in History - October 6 Birthdays - October 6 Events
2000 Richard Farnsworth, actor/stunt man, The Straight Story, dies at 80
2000 William P. Bundy, American Historian
1997 Johnny Vander Meer, pitched consecutive no-hitters, dies at 82
1996 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57
1996 Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
1995 Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario, dies at 88
1995 Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat, dies at 67
1995 Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35
1993 Agnes de Mille, U.S. dancer and choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
1992 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
1991 Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66
1989 Bette [Ruth E] Davis, actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81
1989 Bette Davis, American Actress
1984 George S Simpson, U.S. paleontologist, dies at 82
1984 George Gaylord Simpson, American Scientist
1983 Terence Cooke, cardinal and archbishop of New York, dies at 62
1981 Anwar al-Sadat, President Egypt 1970 - 1981, assassinated at 62
1980 Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56
1980 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies
1979 Elizabeth Bishop, poet (North and South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68
1975 Henry Calvin, actor (Sergeant Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57
1974 Luther H. Hodges, American Politician
1973 Arnold Maria Walter, composer, dies at 71
1973 Dennis Price, actor (VIPs, Pulp, Canterbury Tales), dies at 58
1973 Sidney Blackmer, actor (Love Crazy), dies of cancer at 58
1970 Julian Przybos, Polish poet (Poki my Zyjemy), dies at 69
1969 Walter Hagen, PGA golfer (U.S. Open 1914, 19), dies at 76
1966 Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48
1965 Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78
1964 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85
1960 Douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50
1956 Walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42
1956 Charles E. Merrill, American Businessman
1954 Hakon Borresen, composer, dies at 78
1953 Porter Hall, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity), dies at 64
1951 Henry Gurney, British high commissioner to Malaya, assassinated
1949 Robert Lynd [YY], Irish writer/critic (News Chronicle), dies at 70
1947 Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
1943 Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort and catcher Walker, dies
1942 Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies
1940 Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55
1935 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
1935 Gyula Gombos von Jakfa, general/dictator of Hungary (1932-35), dies
1933 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62
1926 Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies
1924 Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75
1920 Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer and conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
1919 Ricardo Palma, Peruvian writer/poet: Armonias/Rodil, dies at 86
1912 August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83
1909 Dudley Buck, U.S. organist/composer, dies at 70
1905 Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer/explorer, dies
1892 Alfred Tennyson, writer, dies at 83
1892 Alfred Lord Tennyson, English Poet
1891 Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45
1891 Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish Politician
1880 Benjamin Pierce, U.S. mathematician/astronomer, dies
1874 Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer, dies at 50
1868 Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51
1861 Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84
1860 Stephen Elvey, composer, dies at 55
1855 August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75
1853 Simon Greenleaf, American Judge
1849 Louis count of Barrthyanyi, premier of Hungary, dies at 43
1837 Jean-Franeois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77
1819 Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies
1786 Antonio Maria Gasparo Giaccino Sacchini, composer, dies at 56
1762 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78
1651 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
1644 Isabella van Bourbon, French princess of Henri IV, dies
1641 Matthijs H Quast, fleet guardian (Gold Islands), dies in battle
1585 Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies
1214 Alfonso VIII de Edele, king of Castilie, dies
1072 Sancho II, king of Castilie (1065-72), murdered
1014 Samuel, ruler of Bulgaria, dies
877 Charles II the Kale, King of France/Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54
404 Eudoxia Aelia, empress of Austria, dies




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