Famous Deaths on 6th September

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394 - Eugenius, linguistic/anti emperor of Rome (392-94), dies in battle
957 - Liudolf, Duke of Swabia
972 - John XIII Crescentii, pope (965-72), dies
1276 - Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals (b. ca. 1215)
1511 - Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1481)
1536 - William Tyndale, Protestant bible translator (b. c. 1494)
1625 - Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
1635 - Adrian A Metius, mathematician/fort architect, dies at 63
1649 - Famiano Strada, Ital jesuit (bello belgico decades duae), dies at 77
1649 - Robert Dudley, English navigator/writer (Arcano del Mare), dies
1701 - James II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
1708 - Sir John Morden, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1623)
1748 - Edmund Gibson, English jurist (b. 1669)
1782 - Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, wife of Thomas Jefferson (b. 1748)
1783 - Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (b. 1710)
1808 - Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (b. 1723)
1811 - Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer, dies at 77
1819 - Georg Druschetzky, composer, dies at 74
1831 - Johann Ernst Friedrich Wollank, composer, dies at 49
1863 - Lucius March Walker, Confederate brig-general (in duel), dies at 33
1868 - Pierre Adolphe Rost, Louisiana judge, Confederate commissioner (b. 1797)
1902 - Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet), dies at 75
1902 - Philip James Bailey, English poet (Universal hymn), dies at 86
1903 - Charles Ammi Cutter, US bibliographer, dies at 66
1919 - Worm Pander, sculptor
1937 - Henry Kimball Hadley, composer, dies at 65
1938 - John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (b. 1907)
1939 - Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
1941 - Hugo Loudon, president-director (Royal Oil), dies at 81
1944 - Robert Lejour, Belgian lawyer/resistance fighter, murdered
1945 - John S Mccain, US admiral, (WW II-Pacific Ocean), dies
1947 - Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76
1948 - Gerrit H Kersten, vicar/founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66
1950 - Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
1950 - Olaf Stapledon, British writer and philosopher (b. 1886)
1951 - James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (b. 1867)
1952 - Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54
1952 - Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (b. 1898)
1956 - Felix Borowski, composer, dies at 84
1959 - Edmund Gwenn, actor (Them, Java Head, Miracle on 34th St), dies at 83
1959 - Kay Kendall, British actress (Genevieve), dies of leukemia at 32
1960 - Jimmy Savo, comedian (Through the Crystal Ball), dies at 65
1962 - Hanns Eisler, composer (N Vietnam/E German Natl Anthem), dies at 64
1962 - Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (b. 1892)
1963 - Margarita Sierra, actress (Surfside 6), dies after heart surgery at 26
1965 - Konstantin Mostras, composer, dies at 79
1966 - Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64
1966 - Luigi Perrachio, composer, dies at 83
Nurse Margaret SangerNurse Margaret Sanger (1966) 1966 - Margaret Sanger, US feminist/birth control pioneer, dies at 86
1968 - Karl Ranki, composer, dies at 69
1969 - Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892)
1970 - Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies
1973 - William H Harris, composer, dies at 90
1974 - Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
1974 - Otto Kruger, actor (Lux Video Theater), dies on 89th birthday
1975 - Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf), dies at 62
1977 - Guido Pannain, composer, dies at 85
1977 - Paul Burkhard, composer, dies at 65
1978 - Jan Berger, Dutch politician, dies at 59
1978 - Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)
1979 - Ronald Binge, composer, dies at 69
1981 - Joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88
1981 - Maria Palmer, actress (Days of Glory, Web), dies
1981 - Christy Brown, Irish author (b. 1932)
1984 - E J Andre, actor (Eugene Bullock-Dallas), dies at 74
1984 - Ernest Tubb, singer (Grand Ole Opry), dies at 70
1985 - Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
1985 - Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65
1985 - Leon Orthel, composer, dies at 79
1986 - Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
1987 - Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
1988 - Leroy Brown, professional wrestler (b. 1950)
1990 - Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies
1990 - T Issan Dorsey, founder (Hartford St Zen Center SF), dies
Rocker Tom FogertyRocker Tom Fogerty (1990) 1990 - Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48
1991 - Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
1993 - Josephine Rich Corday, vaudevillian, dies of kidney failure at 79
1994 - Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
1994 - James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
1994 - Max Kaminsky, trumpeter, dies at 85
1994 - Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50
1994 - Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
1995 - Buster Mathis, heavyweight boxer, dies at 52
1995 - Joanne Gail Abbott, exec (MTV), dies at 36
1996 - William James Moyce, armaments scientist, dies at 82
1997 - Philippe Rossillon, administrator, dies at 66
1997 - P. H. Newby, British author and BBC radio director (b. 1918)
Film director, screenwriter Akira KurosawaFilm director, screenwriter Akira Kurosawa (1998) 1998 - Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (b. 1910)
1999 - René Lecavalier, French Canadian sportscaster (b. 1918)
2000 - Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (b. 2000)
2001 - Carl Crack, German musician (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971)
2003 - Harry Goz, American actor (b. 1932)
2003 - Mohammad Oraz, Iranian mountain climber (b. 1969)
2005 - Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet (b. 1929)
2007 - Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)
2007 - Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71
2007 - Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
Operatic Tenor Luciano PavarottiOperatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti (2007) 2008 - Sören Nordin, Swedish harness racing driver and trainer (b. 1917)
2008 - Anita Page, silent film vixen, last living attendee of the 1st Annual Academy Awards, (b. 1910)
2012 - Art Modell [Arthur], American businessman, dies from heart failure at 87
2012 - Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer, dies from cancer at 71

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