Famous Deaths on 16th October

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775 - Mansur, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
1323 - Amadeus V the Great, count of Flanders/Savoy, dies at 74
1333 - Nicolaas V, [Pietro Rainalducci], Italian anti-Pope (1328-30), dies
1355 - Louis, King of Sicily, felled by the Black Death
1473 - Reinoud II van Brederode, viscount of Utrecht, dies
1553 - Lucas Cranach Sr, German painter, dies at 81
1555 - Hugh Latimer, English bishop and royal chaplain, burned at the stake as one of the Oxford Martyrs at 80
1555 - Nicholas Ridley, English theologist/bishop of Rochester, burned at the stake as an Oxford martyr
1570 - Baron van Montigny, Dutch earl of Horne, murdered
1591 - Gregory XIV, [Niccolo Sfondrati], Italian Pope, dies at 56
1594 - William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62
1621 - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, organist/composer, dies at about 59
1628 - François de Malherbe, French poet and critic (b. 1555)
1649 - Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
1655 - Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (b. 1591)
1680 - Raimondo Montecuccoli, Italian-Austrian general (b. 1608 or 1609)
1688 - Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68
1690 - Margaretha M Alacoque, French mystic/saint, dies at 43
1694 - Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
1726 - Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer, dies at 77
1750 - Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer, dies at 64
1755 - Saint Gerard Majella, Catholic saint (b. 1725)
1774 - Robert Fergusson, Scottish songwriter (Scottish Poems), dies
1781 - Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (b. 1705)
1791 - Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris, dies
Queen of France Marie AntoinetteQueen of France Marie Antoinette (1793) 1793 - Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, beheaded at 37
1793 - John Hunter, eminent doctor and philosopher (b. 1728
1796 - Victor Amadeus III of Savoy (b. 1726)
1799 - Antoine-Frederic Gresnick, composer, dies at 44
1810 - Nachman of Breslov, founder of Breslov Hasidut (b. 1772)
1814 - Juan Jose Landaeta, composer, dies at 34
1817 - Manuel C Piar, Curacaos/Venezulian freedom writer, dies
1822 - Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian ballet dancer (b. 1724)
1836 - Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer, dies at 33
1849 - George Washington Williams, 1st major black historian, dies
1862 - George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31
1865 - Andrés Bello, Venezuelan poet, lawmaker, philosopher, and sociologist (b. 1781)
1867 - Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi (Ereg miliem), dies
1877 - John Zwijsen, archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 83
1877 - Theodore Barrière, French dramatist (b. 1823)
1880 - Edward Wolff, composer, dies at 64
1888 - John Wentworth, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)
1891 - Sarah Winnemucca, indian scout, dies
1893 - Carlo Pedrotti, composer, dies at 75
1893 - Patrice MacMahon, duc de Magenta, President of France (b. 1808)
1909 - Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Sorbian writer (b. 1856)
1916 - Klaas/old stick Kater, christian worker's union leader, dies at 73
1918 - Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29
1919 - Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday
1920 - Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
1928 - Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies
1937 - Jean de Brunhoff, French writer (b. 1899)
1939 - Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer, dies at 63
1942 - 12, Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter/3 NVV-hostages, executed
1944 - Eric Westberg, composer, dies at 52
1944 - John Eigenhuis, writer (The Dike), dies at 78
1946 - Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged
1946 - Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged
1946 - Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s), hanged at 54
1946 - Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS), hanged
1946 - Fritz Sauckel, German war criminal, hanged
1946 - Granville Ransome Bantock, English composer/conductor, dies at 78
1946 - Hans Franc, German war criminal, hanged
1946 - Joachim von Ribbentrop, German war criminal, hanged
1946 - Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged
1946 - Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal, hanged
1946 - Nuremberg trial execut
1948 - Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies
1949 - Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85
1951 - Liaquat Ali Khan, PM of Pakistan (1947-51), assassinated by Said Akbar
1956 - Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (b. 1873)
Military Leader George MarshallMilitary Leader George Marshall (1959) 1959 - George Marshall, US army general, dies at 78
1962 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78
1966 - George O'Hara, American actor (b. 1899)
1968 - Ellis Kinder, baseball player (b. 1914)
1972 - Leo G Carroll, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle), dies at 80
1972 - Hale Boggs, U.S. Congressman from Louisiana (b. 1914)
1973 - Gene Krupa, US swing drummer (Sing Sing Sing), dies at 64
1974 - Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)
1977 - Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81
1978 - Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (Governor & JJ), dies of anemia at 62
1979 - Johan Borgen, Norwegian author (b. 1903)
1980 - Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83
1981 - Moshe Dayan, Israel's general/minister of Defense, dies at 66
1981 - Stanley Clements, actor (Boys' Prison, Army Bound, Hot News), dies
1981 - William Holden, actor (Casino Royale), dies at 63
1982 - Jacov Gotovac, composer, dies at 86
1982 - Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), dies at 67
1983 - George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
1983 - Kelso, American racehorse (b. 1957)
1984 - Ken Carpenter, TV announcer (Lux Video Theater), dies at 84
1984 - Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Ford Theater), dies at 53 of cancer
1985 - Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78
1986 - Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist, dies at 65
1986 - C Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, CHU Member of Dutch parliament, dies at 85
1987 - Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
1989 - Cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74
1990 - Art Blakey, jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
1990 - Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)
1991 - Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer (16 Tons), dies at 72
1991 - Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies
1992 - Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94
1993 - John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76
1994 - William Henry Swinburne, music teacher, dies at 87
1995 - John Walker, museum director, dies at 88
1995 - Murdo Alexander MacLeod, minister, dies at 60
1995 - Thomas Augustine Martin, academic, dies at 59
1996 - Anthony Griffin, sailor, dies at 75
1996 - Eric Lawson Malpass, writer, dies at 85
1996 - Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist, dies at 82
1996 - James Wild, music teacher, dies at 68
1996 - Jason Bernard, actor (judge-Liar Liar), dies of heart attack at 58
1997 - Audra Lindley, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers), dies at 79
1997 - James Mitchner, author (Hawaii), dies of kidney failure at 90
1997 - James Michener, American writer (b. 1907)
1998 - Jon Postel, American Internet pioneer (b. 1943)
1999 - Jean Shepherd, American writer and actor (b. 1921)
2000 - Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
2002 - Angela Dawson, American murder victim
2003 - Avni Arbas, Turkish artist (b. 1919)
2003 - Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1915)
2003 - László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
2004 - Pierre Salinger, John F. Kennedy's White House Press Secretary (b. 1925)
2005 - "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
2005 - Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (b. 1933)
2005 - David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (b. 1971)
2006 - Valentín Paniagua Corazao, Ex President of Peru (b. 1936)
2006 - Ross Davidson, British actor (b. 1949)
2006 - Tommy Johnson, American tubist (b. 1935)
2006 - Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
2007 - Deborah Kerr, Scottish actress (b. 1921)
2007 - Toše Proeski, Macedonian music star (b. 1981)
2007 - Barbara West, Second to last living Titanic survivor.
2010 - Barbara Billingsley, American actress (b. 1915)
2010 - Eyedea, American rapper (Eyedea & Abilities) (b. 1981)
2011 - Dan Wheldon, English auto racer (b. 1978)
2012 - Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86
2013 - Ed Lauter, American actor, dies from mesothelioma at 74

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