Famous Deaths for Year 2009

◀ May    June    Jul ▶
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930 

◀ 2008     2009    2010 ▶

Months in Year 2009: January February March April May June July August September October November December

Deaths 1 - 150 of 366

Jan 1st - Claiborne Pell, U.S. senator (b. 1918)
Jan 1st - Nizar Rayan, Hamas leader (b. 1962)
Jan 2nd - Maria de Jesus, Portuguese supercentenarian (b. 1893)
Jan 3rd - Pat Hingle, American actor (b. 1924)
Jan 3rd - Ulf G. Lindén, Swedish entrepreneur (b. 1937)
Jan 3rd - Hisayasu Nagata, Japanese politician (b. 1969)
Jan 4th - Giselle Salandy, Trinidad & Tobago female boxer (b. 1987)
Jan 5th - Ned Tanen, American movie executive (b. 1931)
Jan 6th - Ron Asheton, The Stooges guitarrist (b. 1948)
Jan 8th - Richard John Neuhaus, Canadian-American Christian writer and editor (b. 1936)
Jan 9th - T. Llew Jones, Welsh author (b. 1915)
Jan 10th - William Frederick "Bill" Stone, British World War I veteran (b. 1900)
Jan 11th - David Vine, British sports broadcaster (b. 1936)
Jan 12th - Claude Berri, French movie director (b. 1934)
Jan 12th - Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher (b. 1912)
Jan 13th - Doña Mary Ejercito, Filipino supercentarian, mother of Joseph Ejercito Estrada (b. 1905)
Jan 13th - Patrick McGoohan, American actor (b. 1928)
Jan 13th - Mansour Rahbani, Lebanese composer and lyricist (b. 1925)
Jan 13th - Nancy Bird Walton, Australian aviator (b. 1915)
Jan 13th - William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons (b. 1926)
Jan 14th - Jan Kaplický, British architect of Czech origin (b. 1937)
Jan 14th - Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (How the West Was Won), dies of congestive heart failure at 88
Jan 16th - Joe Erskine, American boxer and long distance runner (b. 1930)
Jan 16th - John Mortimer, British barrister, screenwriter and author. (b. 1923)
Jan 16th - Andrew Wyeth, American realist painter (b. 1917)
Jan 17th - Anders Isaksson, Swedish journalist, writer, and historian (b. 1943)
Jan 18th - Tony Hart, British artist and TV presenter (b. 1925)
Jan 18th - Grigore Vieru, Romanian poet (b. 1935)
Jan 18th - Bob May, American actor (b. 1939)
Jan 20th - Stéphanos II Ghattas, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholic Church (b. 1920)
Jan 20th - Stan Hagen, Canadian politician (b. 1940)
Jan 20th - David Newman, American jazz musician, nicknamed "Fathead" (b. 1933)
Jan 20th - Sheila O'Nions Walsh (aka Sheila Walsh, Sophie Leyton), English romance writer (b. 1928)
Jan 22nd - Billy Werber, American baseball player (b. 1908)
Jan 23rd - Robert W. Scott, American politician, governor of North Carolina (b. 1929)
Jan 24th - Reg Gutteridge, British Boxing Journalist (b. 1924)
Jan 24th - Kay Yow, North Carolina State Univ. women's basketball head coach (b. 1942)
Jan 24th - Gérard Blanc, French singer (b. 1947)
Jan 25th - Kim Manners, American television producer and director (b. 1951)
Jan 27th - John Updike, American Novelist (b. 1932)
Jan 27th - R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (b. 1910)
Jan 28th - Billy Powell, American musician (b. 1952)
Jan 29th - Hélio Gracie, Brazilian martial artist (b. 1913)
Jan 29th - John Martyn, Scottish singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
Jan 29th - Bill Frindall, English cricket scorer and statistician (b. 1939)
Jan 30th - Ingemar Johansson, Swedish heavyweight professional boxing champion of the world (b. 1932)
Jan 31st - Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933)
Feb 3rd - Sheng-yen, Buddhist monk and founder of Dharma Drum Mountain. (b. 1930)
Feb 4th - Lux Interior, Frontman of the garage rock band The Cramps (b. 1946)
Feb 7th - Brian Naylor (broadcaster), Australian television presenter (b. 1931)
Feb 8th - Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (b. 1982)
Feb 9th - Eluana Englaro, an Italian woman who lived in a persistent vegetative state for 17 years (b. 1970)
Feb 10th - Jeremy Lusk, American freestyle motocross racer (b. 1984)
Feb 11th - Estelle Bennett, American singer (b. 1941)
Feb 14th - Sir Bernard Ashley, Welsh businessman and entrepreneur. (b. 1926)
Feb 15th - Joe Cuba, Puerto-Rican musician (b. 1931)
Feb 15th - Dr. Diether H. Haenicke, university president (b. 1935)
Feb 16th - Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-hwan, Korean Cardinal, Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church (b. 1921)
Feb 17th - Gazanfer Özcan, Turkish actor (b. 1931)
Feb 17th - Conchita Cintrón, Chilean bullfighter (b. 1922)
Feb 18th - Al-Tayyib Salih, Sudanese novelist and columnist (b. 1929)
Feb 19th - Kelly Groucutt, Bass guitarist and singer for the band Electric Light Orchestra (b.1945)
Feb 19th - Miika Tenkula, Finnish guitarist for the band Sentenced (b.1974)
Feb 20th - Larry H. Miller, American businessman and owner of the Utah Jazz (b. 1944)
Feb 25th - Philip José Farmer, American science fiction writer (Riverworld) dies aged 91
Feb 25th - Ivan Cameron, son of David Cameron UK politician
Feb 26th - Wendy Richard, English actress (b. 1943)
Feb 26th - Norm Van Lier, Basketball player and broadcaster (b. 1947)
Feb 26th - Johnny Kerr, Basketball player and Chicago Bulls broadcaster (b. 1932)
ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul HarveyABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey (Feb 28th) Feb 28th - Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster, dies at 90
Mar 2nd - João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, President of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1939)
Mar 2nd - Chris Finnegan, British Olympic Boxing Gold Medallist (b. 1944)
Mar 4th - Joseph Bloch, American concert pianist and professor of piano literature (b. 1917)
Mar 4th - John Cephas, American Piedmont blues guitarist (b. 1930)
Mar 4th - Yvon Cormier, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1938)
Mar 4th - Patricia De Martelaere, Flemish writer (b. 1957)
Mar 4th - Horton Foote, American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (b. 1916)
Mar 4th - George McAfee, former American football player (b. 1918)
Mar 4th - Harry Parkes, English footballer (b. 1920)
Mar 4th - Salvatore Samperi, Italian film director (b 1944)
Mar 4th - Triztán Vindtorn, Norwegian poet and performance artist (b. 1942)
Mar 6th - Francis Magalona, Filipino media artist and photographer. (b. 1964)
Mar 6th - Susan Tsvangirai, wife of Morgan Tsvangirai (b. 1959)
Mar 7th - Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress (b. 1982)
Mar 8th - Ali Bongo, President of the Magic Circle (b.1929)
Mar 8th - Zbigniew Religa, Minister of Health of the Republic of Poland (b. 1938)
Mar 11th - Charles Lewis, Jr., American businessman, promoter and entertainer
Mar 13th - Andrew Martin, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1975)
Mar 13th - Betsy Blair, American actress of film and stage, (b. 1923)
Mar 13th - James Purdy, American author, dies at 94
Mar 14th - Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)
Mar 14th - Altovise Davis, American entertainer, best known as Sammy Davis, Jr.'s third wife. (b. 1943)
Mar 15th - Ron Silver, American actor (b. 1946)
Mar 17th - Clodovil Hernandes, Brazilian politician and TV host (b. 1937)
Actress Natasha RichardsonActress Natasha Richardson (Mar 18th) Mar 18th - Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963)
Mar 19th - Ion Dolănescu, Romanian singer and politician (b. 1944)
Mar 20th - Mel Brown, American/Canadian Blues Guitarist (b. 1939)
Mar 21st - Walt Poddubny, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1960)
Mar 22nd - Leon Walker, Wakefield Wildcats Rugby Player (b. 1988)
Mar 22nd - Jade Goody, Reality TV Star and Entrepreneur
Mar 23rd - Raúl Macías, A famous Mexican boxer (b. 1934)
Mar 24th - George Kell, American baseball player (b. 1922)
Mar 25th - Johnny Blanchard, American baseball player (b. 1933)
Mar 25th - Gábor Ocskay, Hungarian hockey player (b. 1975)
Mar 25th - Giovanni Parisi, Italian boxer (b. 1967)
Mar 25th - Kosuke Koyama, Japanese theologian (b. 1929)
Mar 27th - Jack Dreyfus, American businessman (b. 1913)
Mar 29th - Maurice Jarre, French composer (b.1924)
Mar 29th - Vladimir Fedotov, Soviet football striker and manager (b.1943)
Mar 29th - Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (b.1975)
Mar 31st - Jarl Alfredius, Swedish news anchor (b. 1943)
Mar 31st - Raúl Alfonsín, Argentinean ex president (b. 1927)
Apr 6th - Shawn Mackay, Brumbies rugby player (b. 1982)
Apr 7th - Dave Arneson, Co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (b. 1947)
Apr 9th - Nick Adenhart, MLB pitcher (b. 1986)
Apr 10th - Deborah Digges, American poet (b. 1950)
Apr 11th - Corín Tellado, Spanish romance novelist (b. 1927)
Apr 13th - Harry Kalas, American sportscaster (b. 1936)
Apr 13th - Bruce Snyder, American football coach (b. 1940)
Apr 13th - Mark Fidrych, American baseball player (b. 1954)
Apr 15th - Clement Freud, British writer, broadcaster and former liberal MP (b.1924)
Apr 17th - Honoré Desmond Sharrer, American artist (Tribute to the American Working People) dies aged 88
Apr 18th - Stephanie Parker, Welsh actress (b. 1987)
Apr 19th - J.G. Ballard, British novelist. (b. 1930)
Apr 24th - John Michell, British writer, (b. 1933)
Apr 25th - Beatrice Arthur, American comedian, actress, and singer, dies of cancer at 82
Apr 25th - John Marchi, American politician (b. 1921)
Apr 27th - Frankie Manning, an American dancer, instructor, choreographer, and one of the founding fathers of Lindy Hop. (b. 1914)
Apr 27th - Feroz Khan, Indian actor (b. 1939)
Apr 27th - Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean actress and model (b. 1983)
Apr 28th - Valeria Peter Predescu, Romanian singer (b. 1947)
Apr 28th - Ekaterina Maximova, Russian ballerina (b. 1939)
May 1st - Danny Gans, Canadian-born Las Vegas entertainer (b. 1956)
May 2nd - Jack Kemp, former United States Congressman and 1996 Vice Presidential Candidate (b. 1935)
May 3rd - Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer, cardiac arrest.(b.1931)
May 4th - Dom Deluise, American comedian, actor (b. 1933)
May 6th - Kevin Grubb, former NASCAR driver (b. 1978)
May 7th - David Mellor, English cutlery designer (b. 1930)
May 8th - Dom DiMaggio, American baseball player (b. 1917)
May 8th - Bud Shrake, American writer (b. 1931)
May 9th - Chuck Daly, American basketball coach (b. 1930)
May 12th - Antonio Vega, Spanish pop singer-songwriter (b. 1957)
May 13th - Rabbi Meir Brandsdorfer, member of the Rabbinical Court of the Edah HaChareidis, Jerusalem
May 13th - Frank Aletter, American character actor (b. 1926)
May 15th - Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Australian actor (b. 1923)
May 15th - Wayman Tisdale, American basketball player (b. 1964)
May 17th - Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet (b. 1920)
May 17th - Jung Seung-hye, South Korean film producer (b. 1965)
May 18th - Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (b. 1954)
May 18th - Dolla American Rapper a.k.a. Roderick Anthony Burton II (b.1987)

<< Year 2008

Year 2010 >>


Search Famous Deaths in History

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)