Famous Deaths on 6th October

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404 - Eudoxia Aelia, empress of Austria, dies
877 - Charles II the Bald, King of France/ Holy Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54
1014 - Samuel (Samuil), ruler of Bulgaria, dies (b. 958)
1072 - Sancho II, king of Castile (1065-72), murdered
1101 - Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order
1214 - Alfonso VIII de Edele, king of Castile, dies
1413 - Dawit I, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1382)
1542 - Thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503)
1585 - Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor, dies
1641 - Matthijs H Quast, fleet guardian (Gold Islands), dies in battle
1644 - Elisabeth (In Spanish Isabel) of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain (b. 1602)
1651 - Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
1661 - Guru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru
1688 - Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (b. 1652)
1762 - Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78
1786 - Antonio Maria Gasparo Giaccino Sacchini, composer, dies at 56
1819 - Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies
1829 - Pierre Derbigny, Governor of Louisiana (b. 1769)
1837 - Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77
1855 - August L Crelle, inventor/mathematician (Rechentafeln), dies at 75
1860 - Stephen Elvey, composer, dies at 55
1861 - Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84
1868 - Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51
1873 - Sir PaweĊ‚ Edmund Strzelecki, Polish explorer and geologist (b. 1797)
1874 - Thomas Dyke Acland Tellefsen, composer, dies at 50
1880 - Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer, dies
1891 - Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45
Poet Alfred TennysonPoet Alfred Tennyson (1892) 1892 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, writer and British Poet Laureate, dies at 83
1905 - Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer/explorer, dies
1909 - Dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70
1912 - August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83
1920 - Alberto Nepomuceno, Brazilian composer/conductor (Artemis), dies at 56
1924 - Jacques Oppenheim, lawyer, dies at 75
1926 - Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies
1933 - Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer, dies at 62
1935 - Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer, dies at 83
1940 - Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55
1942 - Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies
1943 - Robert Cooper, father of Card pitcher Mort & catcher Walker, dies
1945 - Leonardo Conti, Nazi physician (b. 1900)
1947 - Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
1949 - Robert Lynd [YY], Irish writer/critic (News Chronicle), dies at 70
1951 - Henry Gurney, British high commissioner to Malaya, assassinated
1951 - Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)
1951 - Will Keith Kellogg, American food manufacturer (b. 1860)
1953 - Porter Hall, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity), dies at 64
1954 - Hakon Borresen, composer, dies at 78
1956 - Walter Herlihy, announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42
1959 - Bernard Berenson, American art historian (b. 1865)
1960 - Douglas Spencer, actor (The Thing), dies at 50
1962 - Tod Browning, American film director (b. 1880)
1964 - F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
1964 - Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85
1965 - Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78
1966 - Sydney Chatton, dies of heart attack at 48
1968 - Phyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (b. 1917)
1969 - Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76
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
1974 - Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)
1975 - Henry Calvin, actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57
1976 - Gilbert Ryle, British philosopher (b. 1900)
1979 - Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68
1980 - Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink, Carry On films), dies of a heart attack at 58
1980 - Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies
1980 - Jean Robic, French cyclist (b. 1921)
1981 - [Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62
1983 - Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62
1984 - George S Simpson, US paleontologist, dies at 82
1985 - Nelson Riddle, American bandleader (b. 1921)
1986 - Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
Actress Bette DavisActress Bette Davis (1989) 1989 - Bette Davis, US actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81
1991 - Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66
1991 - Wendell Phillips, dies at 83 [or 10/13]
1992 - Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies
1992 - Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
1993 - Agnes de Mille, US dancer/choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
1993 - Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (b. 1949)
1995 - Hugh Charles, songwriter/impressario, dies at 88
1995 - Oswald Moxley Gibbs, diplomat, dies at 67
1995 - Walter "Crash" Morgan, drummer, dies at 35
1996 - Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner, dies at 57
1996 - Ted Bessell, director/actor (That Girl), dies of an aneurism at 61
1997 - Johnny Vander Meer, pitched consecutive no-hitters, dies at 82
1998 - Mark Belanger, American baseball player (b. 1944)
1999 - Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (b. 1920)
1999 - Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (b. 1937)
2000 - Richard Farnsworth, American actor (b. 1930)
2001 - Arne Harris, American television sports director (b. 1934)
2002 - Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926)
2003 - Timothy Treadwell, American environmentalist (b. 1957)
2006 - Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930)
2006 - Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)
2006 - Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (b. 1911)
2006 - Wilson Tucker, American writer (b. 1914)
2007 - Bud Ekins, American stuntman (b. 1930)
2008 - Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985)
2009 - Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922)
2010 - Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
2010 - Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
2012 - Chadli Bendjedid, Algerian president, dies from cancer at 83

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