October 7 Deaths in History - October 7 Birthdays - October 7 Events
2007 George E. Sangmeister, Representative-D-Illinois 1989 - 1995, died of leukemia at 76
2003 Wally George, American Celebrity
2003 Arthur Berger, American Composer
2001 Herblock, political cartoonist, The Washington Post, dies at 91
2001 Herbert Lawrence Block, American Cartoonist
1996 Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
1995 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59
1995 Louis Meyer, Indie 500 racer (3 wins), dies at 91
1994 James Hill, director, dies at 75
1994 Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82
1994 Paul Swift, U.S. actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
1993 Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88
1993 Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
1993 Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63
1992 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
1992 Ed Blackwell, U.S. jazz drummer (Quartet), dies
1991 Leo Durocher, baseball coach/manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86
1990 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies
1990 John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84
1990 Juan Jose Arevalo, president of Guatemala (1945-51), dies
1988 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73
1986 Paul Tournier, author, physician, famous Christian physician, pioneer of person-centered psychotherapy, wrote 'Medecine de la Personne', advocating we are more than our body, we are spiritual beings, dies from carcinoma, Troinex, Switzerland
1976 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73
1969 Wim van Nuland, priest and writer 'Doorstep', dies
1967 Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies
1966 Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd and Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
1966 Smiley Lewis, Overton Amos Lemons, rocker, dies at 46
1964 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
1963 Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69
1963 Gustaf Grundgens, actor, director and theatre director (M), dies at 63
1962 Mauritius Dekker, Boris Robazki, writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66
1959 Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack
1959 Prime Minister Kassem of Iraq, assassinated
1951 Anton F Philips, CEO (Philips), dies at 77
1939 Harvey (William) Cushing, U.S. neurologist, dies at 70
1939 Harvey Cushing, American Scientist
1925 Hubert Platt Main, composer, dies at 86
1925 Christy Mathewson, American Athlete
1924 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
1922 Marie Lloyd, British Musician
1918 C Hubert H Parry, English musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70
1915 Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74
1904 Isabella Bird, English Writer
1897 Francis W. Newman, English Writer
1890 John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89
1887 George James Webb, composer, dies at 84
1886 Robert Collier, Robert Porrett Collier, 1st Baron Monkswell, politician, judge, educated at Oxford, successfully defended Brazilian pirates, dies
1867 Henry Timrod, American Poet
1864 Alexander Gardiner, U.S. Union Brigadier-General, dies in battle
1864 John Gregg, U.S. judge/Confederate Brigadier-General, dies in battle at 36
1849 Edgar Allen Poe, poet (Raven), dies in Baltimore at 40
1849 Edgar Allan Poe, American Poet
1811 August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist, dies at 68
1792 George Mason, American Statesman
1780 Patrick Ferguson, English major in SC, dies in battle at 36
1777 Simon Fraser, English general, dies in battle
1772 John Woolman, American Clergyman
1766 Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71
1681 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61
1660 Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50
1639 John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68
1612 Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70
1571 Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in battle
1488 Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52
929 Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies
336 Marcus, bishop of Rome (336), dies
290 [Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated