Duncan Events in History

2014 Event - A Dallas hospital worker who treated deceased Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has herself contracted the virus despite wearing protective gear; the Centers for Disease Control states that her infection results from a breach in protocol

2014 Event - Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to develop Ebola in the U.S., dies after 11 days in a Dallas hospital; he was sent home after an initial hospital visit despite stating he had been in West Africa, but he was admitted upon his return two days later

2014 Event - Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient hospitalized for Ebola in the U.S., slips from serious to critical condition in a Dallas hospital; 10 people who had been in close contact with the patient have been placed in isolation

1997 Death - Duncan Swift, jazz pianist, dies at 54

1997 Death - Duncan Wood, television director and producer, dies at 71

1996 Death - Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66

1996 Death - Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83

1994 Death - Duncan Hamilton, driver, dies at 74

1993 Death - Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41

1993 Death - Mary Duncan Sanford, dies at 98

1988 Event - Mindy Duncan, 16, of Oregon, crowned 6th Miss Teen USA

1988 Death - John Duncan, Sr., Representative-R-Tennessee 1965 - 1988

1986 Death - Vivian Duncan, entertainer (Duncan Sisters), dies

1984 Death - Duncan Renaldo, actor (Cisco Kid), dies at 80

1980 Death - Duncan Renaldo, actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies at 76

1979 Death - Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65

1976 Birthday - Tim Duncan, NBA forward for the San Antonio Spurs

1973 Birthday - Amy Linn Duncan, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Miss America-Oklahoma 1997

1973 Birthday - Duncan Free, Australian rower 1996 Olympics

1969 Birthday - Duncan Sheik, American Musician

1967 Birthday - Duncan Kennedy, Burlington California, luger 1994 Olympics

1967 Death - Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), dies at 61

1965 Birthday - R Duncan Douglas, New York City, biathelete 1994 Olympics

1965 Event - RC Duncan patents "Pampers" disposable diaper

1965 Birthday - Russ Courtnall, Duncan, NHL right wing, Vancouver Canucks

1964 Birthday - Duncan Miller, rocker, Blue Mercedes-Rich and Famous

1964 Birthday - Lawson Duncan, Asheville, North Carolina, tennis star

1963 Birthday - Marla Duncan, born in Fairfield, California, Miss Northern California fitness 1990

1963 Birthday - Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris, Dominican Republic, infielder, New York Yankees

1961 Death - William Duncan, actor (Hopalong Rides Again), dies at 81

1960 Death - Lee Duncan, owner/trainer (Rin Tin Tin), dies of heart attack at 67

1959 Death - Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58

1957 Birthday - Michael Clarke Duncan, American Actor

1957 Birthday - Duncan Goodhew, born in England, Olympic gold medalist, most famous swimmer in the UK, author, motivational speaker

1954 Birthday - Duncan Regehr, born in Alberta, Canada, actor, Wizards and Warriors

1954 Birthday - Iain Duncan Smith, British Politician

1953 Birthday - Steve Duncan, born in Knoxville, Tennessee, singer, Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited

1948 Birthday - Duncan Hunter, born in Riverside, California, Representative-R-California 1981 - 2009

1948 Birthday - Duncan Hunter, American Politician

1947 Birthday - Jimmy Duncan, born in Lebanon, Tennessee, Representative-R-Tennessee 1988 -

1946 Birthday - Gary Duncan, Grubb, born in San Diego, California, rock guitarist, Quicksilver

1946 Birthday - Sandy Duncan, Henderson, Texas, actress, Hogan Family

1945 Event - Robert T Duncan appears as Tonio in "I Pagliacci"

1945 Birthday - Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan, Scotland, saxophonist, Average White Band

1944 Birthday - Ross Duncan, cricketer, one Test Australia vs. England 1971, 0-30

1943 Birthday - Bobby Diamond, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Duncan Gillis-Dobie Gillis

1943 Event - "Porgy and Bess" opens on Broadway with Anne Brown and Todd Duncan

1943 Birthday - Duncan Swift, jazz pianist

1940 Birthday - Bob Duncan, prison warden, Gartree Prison in UK

1938 Birthday - Harry McGowan, born in England, born Harry Duncan Cory McGowan, Lord McGowan, 3rd Baron McGowan

1938 Birthday - Hoyt Axton, born in Duncan, Oklahoma, actor, Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters

1937 Birthday - Duncan Sharpe, cricketer, 3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60

1934 Birthday - Duncan Thompson, keeper, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1930 Birthday - Larry Austin, born in Duncan, Oklahoma, composer, professor, University of California

1930 Birthday - Duncan Montgomery Stewart, principal, Lady Margaret Hall-Oxford

1927 Death - Isadora Duncan, American Dancer

1927 Death - Isadora Duncan, dies as her scarf became entangled in her car's wheel

1926 Birthday - Jeane J Kirkpatrick, Duncan Oklahoma, U.S. ambassador to United Nations, R

1926 Birthday - Duncan Watson, president, World Blind Union

1925 Birthday - Duncan Wood, TV director/producer

1923 Birthday - Duncan White, Ceylon, 400m hurdler, 1948 Olympics silver

1920 Birthday - Duncan Hamilton, driver

1919 Birthday - John Duncan, Sr., born in Tennessee, Representative-R-Tennessee 1965 - 1988

1914 Birthday - Archie Duncan, born in Glasgow, Scotland, actor, Sherlock Holmes

1912 Birthday - Duncan Stuart Wilson-MacDonald, fighter pilot

1911 Birthday - Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer

1905 Birthday - Duncan Macrae, born in Glasgow, Scotland, actor, Casino Royale, Kidnapped

1904 Birthday - Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor, Cisco Kid

1880 Birthday - Duncan Hines, U.S., restaurant guide writer, Out of Kentucky Kitchens

1879 Birthday - William Duncan, Scotland, actor, Thunder Trail

1877 Birthday - Isadora Duncan, SF, free form/interpretative dancer

1868 Death - Duncan Forbes, British Writer

1862 Death - Johnson Kelly Duncan, architect and Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 35

1862 Death - William Duncan Smith, U.S. Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 36

1854 Death - Duncan Phyfe, furniture maker, dies

1845 Death - Thomas Duncan, painter, dies

1825 Birthday - William Duncan Smith, Brigadier General Confederate Army

1822 Birthday - Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General Confederate Army

1807 Birthday - Thomas Duncan, painter

1798 Birthday - Duncan Forbes, British Writer

1057 Death - Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan