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1798Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73

1973Arna Bontemps, American poet (Harlem Renaissance), dies of heart attack at 72 in Nashville

June 4th Deaths
Date Event
1039
Conrad II the Salian, King/Emperor of Germany (1024/27-39), dies at 49 
1135
Emperor Huizong of China (b. 1082) 
1206
Adèle of Champagne, wife of Louis VII of France 
1257
Duke Przemysl I of Poland 
1267
Hendrik of Vianden, bishop of Utrecht (1252-67), dies 
1316
Louis X, King of France (1314-16), dies at 26 
1394
Mary de Bohun, wife of Henry IV of England (b. c 1369) 
1463
Flavio Biondi, Italian writer (Rome instaurata), dies at about 65 
1558
Maximilian of Burgundy, leader of Holland/admiral, dies at 43 
1585
Muretus (Marc Antoine de Muret), French humanist (b. 1526) 
1608
Francesco Caracciolo, Italian religious founder/saint, dies at 44 
1663
William Juxon, archbishop of Canterbury (1660-63), dies 
1674
John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver, dies at 66 
1792
John Burgoyne, soldier/playwright, dies 
1793
Jan Ekels de Young, Dutch painter, dies at 34 
1798
Giacomo Casanova, Italian adventurer/writer/librarian and womanizer, dies at 73 
1798
Giacomo Casanova, Fellini's Casanova 
1801
Frederick Muhlenberg, American statesman (b. 1750) 
1809
Nicolai Arbraham Abildgaard, Danish painter/architect, dies at 65 
1818
John van Well, choreographer/mime (Pierrot), dies at 44 
1825
Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies 
1830
Antonio José de Sucre, Great Marshall of Ayacucho (b. 1795) 
1842
Georg Friedrich Treitschke, Fidelio 
1850
Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange, dies at 74 
1872
Johan R Thorbecke, literature/liberal premier, dies 
1872
Stanislaw Moniuszko, composer, dies at 53 
1872
Stanislaw Moniuszko, Halka 
1875
Eduard Mörike, German poet (b. 1804) 
1875
Eduard Mörike, Zu viel 
1880
Eugen Adam, painter, dies 
1905
Carl Albert Loeschhorn, composer, dies at 85 
1907
Agathe Grondahl, composer, dies at 59 
1915
William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26 
1916
Mildred J Hill, composer/musician (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 56 
1918
Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States 
1921
Heinrich E Albers-Schoenberg, German x-ray experimenter, dies at 56 
1921
Harry Walden, The Mandarin 
1922
William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies 
1924
Adolf Rangstedt, Gustaf III och Bellman 
1925
Gheorghe Dima, composer, dies at 77 
1925
Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies 
1925
Pierre Louÿs, That Obscure Object of Desire 
1926
Eugeen of Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Sparks & Radiates), dies 
1926
Fred Spofforth, cricketer (18 tests 94 wkts 41 Best match 14-90), dies 
1926
Frederick Robert Spofforth, cricketer/demon bowler, dies 
1927
Czeslaw Knapczynski, Ludzie bez jutra 
1927
Robert McKim, The Mark of Zorro 
1929
Harry Frazee, Boston Red Sox owner from 1916-1923 (b. 1881) 
1929
Harry Frazee, Through a Child's Eyes: The Clips That Inspired the Movie Since I Don't Have You 
1931
Ibn Ali Hussein, King of Hejaz, dies 
1937
Donald Eligon, cricketer (Trinidad, nail in his cricket boot), dies 
1937
Emmett J. Flynn, Early to Bed 
1938
Oscar Byström, Janssons frestelse 
1939
Tommy Ladnier, American musician (b. 1900) 
1941
Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, emperor (Germany, 1888-1918), dies 
1941
Kaiser Wilhelm II, Kejser Wilhelms ankomst til København 1905 
1941
Margarete Steffin, The Life of Galileo 
1942
Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)), dies 
1942
Reinhard Heydrich, Triumph of the Will 
1943
Jean du Bela, singer/actor (Sobibor), dies at 39 
1945
Georg Kaiser, playwright, dies at 66 
1945
Georg Kaiser, From Morn to Midnight 
1945
Ward Wing, Eyes of Hollywood 
1945
William De Vaull, The Old Batch 
1948
George Richelavie, Pride and Prejudice 
1949
Ford Leary, The Dipsy Doodler 
1949
Carlo Benetti, Assunta Spina 
1950
Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies 
1951
Serge Koussevitsky, conductor/composer, dies at 76 
1951
Serge Koussevitzky, Tanglewood Music School and Music Festival 
1953
William T. Tilden, Tennis Technique 
1953
Tasman Higgins, In the Wake of the Bounty 
1954
Harold Hoffman, (Gov-NJ), dies at 58 
1954
Harold G. Hoffman, Premiere Telecast 
1955
Fred Groves, Rogues of the Turf 
1956
Max Kowalski, composer, dies at 73 
1956
Katherine MacDonald, American actress (b. 1881) 
1956
C.C. Burr, Torchy's Loud Spooker 
1956
Elisabeth Walter, Mathias Löffelchen, der Osterhase 
1956
Katherine MacDonald, Stranger Than Fiction 
1957
Mary Hay, Way Down East 
1958
M Lichnowsky, writer, dies at 79 
1959
Charles Vidor, director (Gilda, Farewell to Arms), dies at 58 
1959
Charles Vidor, Gilda 
1959
Jimmy Grier, The Fabulous Dorseys 
1960
Lucien Littlefield, actor (Mr Beasley-Blondie), dies at 64 
1960
Lucien Littlefield, Sons of the Desert 
1960
Fred MacDowell, Blood Alley 
1961
Eddie Abdo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1961
Pittamandalam Venktatachalapathy Pathy, Pen to People 
1962
William Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84 
1962
Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (b. 1882) 
1962
Edythe Sterling, The Girl Who Dared 
1962
Vicky Ivernel, My Treasure 
1962
Clem McCarthy, Vitaphone Pictorial Revue (Series 2) #6 
1962
Alonzo Price, Black Legion 
1963
Dorothy Short, Reefer Madness 
1963
Frederik Schack-Jensen, Circus Queen 
1964
Samuil Marshak, Russian poet (b. 1887) 
1964
Harold Warner Lloyd, The Dumb Girl of Portici 
1965
Bernard Verhoeven, poet/educator (Pleidooi near een non), dies 
1966
Józef Teryks, Glos ma prokurator 
1966
Robert B. Hoover, Scotched in Scotland 
1968
Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 
1970
Hjalmar Schcacht, [Horace Greeley], Nazi minister, dies 
1970
Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier Suriname, dies 
1970
Menasha Skulnik, comedian (Menasha the Magnificent), dies at 78 
1970
Sonny Tufts, actor (Atomic Blonde, 7 Year Itch), dies at 58 
1971
Georg Lukács, Hungarian philosopher (b. 1885) 
1972
Godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79 
1973
Arna Bontemps, American poet (Harlem Renaissance), dies of heart attack at 72 in Nashville 
1973
Murray Wilson, father of beachboys Brian, Carl & Dennis, dies at 55 
1975
Evelyn Brent, actress (Nitwits, Last Command, Spy Train), dies at 75 
1975
Hugues C. Pernath, De vrek 
1976
Scott Whitaker, Ancient America Speaks 
1976
Arnold Tovornik, Three Quarters of a Sun 
1977
Dudie Maschmeyer, Dial M for Murder 
1977
Ester Selander, Värmländingarna 
1977
Dick Snider, Somebody Waiting 
1978
Alois Herrmann, Alfons Zitterbacke 
1979
Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies 
1980
Gösta Westerlund, 100 dragspel och en flicka 
1980
Orsino Orsini, The Old Lady 
1981
Albert Valentino, China Slaver 
1982
Viktor Staal, Die große Liebe 
1983
Anelma Vuorio, The Invisible Hand 
1983
Elsa Lioni, Turkish Delight 
1983
Gunn Wållgren, Fanny and Alexander 
1983
Ivan Tors, The Glass Wall 
1984
Zbigniew Sawan, Czarne diamenty 
1985
John Ringling North, The Greatest Show on Earth 
1986
Clifford Mollison, A Christmas Carol 
1986
Lauri Lupino Lane, A King in New York 
1986
Paul Stevens, Another World 
1986
Tom Barnes, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 
1986
Håkan Rylander, Hög och sann konstnärlig anda 
1987
Douglas Meins, On Dress Parade 
1987
Warner Schreiner, Born in Flames 
1987
Jiulio Cavecche, Circus Girl 
1987
Ann Evers, The Mad Miss Manton 
1988
Berthold Schulze, Komödie der Irrungen 
1988
Renzo Palmer, Danger: Diabolik 
1988
Allan Reuss, Remember When 
1988
Lennart Arvidsson, Hemsöborna 
1988
Kristen Dahl, Saint Hans' Celebration 
1989
Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible), dies at 71 
1989
Vaclav Kaslik, Czech opera composer/conductor, dies at 71 
1989
Václav Kaslík, Der fliegende Holländer 
1989
Lizzy Stein, Jag gifta mig - aldrig 
1989
Dik Browne, Hägar the Horrible 
1989
Martin Pichert, Il prigioniero della montagna 
1990
Jack Gilford, comedic actor (Cocoon II), dies at 82 of stomach cancer 
1990
Yakov Bazelyan, Andriesh 
1990
Stiv Bators, The Hidden 
1990
Ivor Raymonde, The Crying Game 
1990
Lincoln Wilmerton, The Case of the Shifty Shoebox 
1991
M.C. Trouble, Johnny Gill/Gerald Alton/M.C. Trouble 
1991
Ritva Aro, Soldier's Bride 
1991
Chiquinho Brandão, Beijo 2348/72 
1992
Carl Stotz, founder (baseball's little league), dies at 82 
1992
Beverly Thompson, Don Juan and the Starlets 
1993
June Smaney, actress (Sainted Sister), dies of apparent suicide at 71 
1993
Erna Groth, Åsa-Nisse på semester 
1993
Robert Checchi, Sarah, Plain and Tall 
1993
Georgiy Millyar, Frosty 
1993
Harold Earle, The Ghost Goes West 
1993
Gösta Roos, Hur Marie träffade Fredrik 
1994
Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies at 48 
1994
Earle Warren, alto Sax Player, dies at 79 
1994
Horace "Stephen" McNally, attorney/actor (Johnny Belinda), dies at 80 
1994
Massimo Troisi, Italian actor/director (Ricomincio da tre), dies at 41 
1994
Roberto Burle Marx, landscape gardener, dies at 84 
1994
Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter), dies at 33 
1994
Thomas Stuart Willan, historian, dies at 84 
1994
Toto Bissainthe, voodoo poet, dies at 59 
1994
Nancy Rubensová, Tulák Macoun 
1994
Dirk Nawrocki, Jadup und Boel 
1994
Stephen McNally, Winchester '73 
1994
Jean Daetwyler, Sacred Waters 
1994
Massimo Troisi, Il Postino: The Postman 
1994
Miroslav Hornák, Údolie vecných karaván 
1994
Derek Leckenby, When the Boys Meet the Girls 
1994
Adam C. Taylor, Tombstone 
1994
Zeke Clements, Two-Fisted Stranger 
1994
Burle Marx, Arquitetura, A Transformação do Espaço 
1994
Earle Warren, The Sound of Jazz 
1995
Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist, dies at 80 
1995
Herta Ryder, literary agent, dies at 77 
1995
Paul WIlliams, climber, dies at 49 
1995
William J Law, sailor, dies at 84 
1995
Ernest Borneman, The Black Glove 
1996
Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies 
1996
Leen Jongewaard, De boezemvriend 
1996
Csaba Ivánka, Rest Miska 
1996
Alvin Myerovich, Dirty Dancing 
1997
Kurt Adler, therapist/writer, dies at 92 
1997
Ronnie Lane, bassist (Faces), dies of multiple sclerosis at 51 
1997
Ann Lenner, Garrison Follies 
1997
Dick Colean, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 
1997
Bibhuti Laha, Chhadmabeshi 
1997
George E. Mather, Star Wars 
1997
Ronnie Lane, Blow 
1998
Ray Montgomery, Air Force 
1998
Vladimir Mashchenko, Shalnaya baba 
1998
Clancy Carlile, Honkytonk Man 
1998
Shirley Povich, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 
1998
Josephine Hutchinson, North by Northwest 
1999
John J. McKeithen, Episode #2.170 
1999
Yuriy Vasilev, Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears 
1999
Mike Kawaguchi, Snorks 
1999
Marv Ystrom, The Exorcist 
2000
Jytte Grathwohl, The Biggest Heroes 
2000
Edwin Gregson, The Naked and the Dead 
2001
Dipendra of Nepal (b. 1971) 
2001
John Hartford, American musician (b. 1937) 
2001
Joan Vohs, Sabrina 
2001
John Hartford, Beautiful Thing 
2001
Jean-Pierre De Decker, Jumping 
2001
Will Plunkett, Without Evidence 
2001
Pierre Michaël, Strange Affair 
2001
Milton Elfman, Shrunken Heads 
2002
Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Peruvian politician (b. 1912) 
2002
John W. Cunningham, High Noon 
2003
Bree, The House of Mirth 
2003
Rudy 'Kato' Rangel, Never Die Alone 
2003
Leila Fahmi, Waheda Bewaheda 
2003
Michel Peyrelon, Les visiteurs 
2003
Maria Singer, Die Scheinheiligen 
2004
Steve Lacy, American saxophonist (b. 1934) 
2004
Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (b. 1921) 
2004
Rolf Möbius, Furlough on Parole 
2004
Steve Lacy, L'amore molesto 
2004
Charles Correll, Animal House 
2004
Nino Manfredi, We All Loved Each Other So Much 
2004
Anthony Steffen, La notte che Evelyn uscì dalla tomba 
2004
Vera Faragó, Kölyök 
2004
Halina Kaminska, Hearts Aflame 
2004
Ed Di Giulio, Barry Lyndon 
2004
Lodewijk de Boer, The Family 
2004
Vladislav Uspenskiy, Krakh inzhenera Garina 
2004
Arlyn E. Loynd, Funny Girl 
2004
Brian Linehan, 17th Annual Gemini Awards 
2005
Milja Vujanovic, Rani radovi 
2005
Ron Marryott, Combat at Sea 
2005
Disley Jones, The Italian Job 
2005
Carol Christensen, The Three Stooges in Orbit 
2005
Lorna Thayer, Five Easy Pieces 
2006
Clarence Selman, The Adventures of Jody Shanan 
2006
Fulvia Mammi, Bell' Antonio 
2006
Bill Pfuderer Jr., Mazinkaiser 
2006
Matt Lattimore, Sasquatch Hunters 
2006
Alec Bregonzi, Revenge of the Pink Panther 
2006
Peter Greenwell, Twenty Minutes South 
2006
Richard Kapp, The Benny Goodman Story 
2006
Edward Wichura, Sublokator 
2006
John E. Horton, Wild Heritage 
2007
Clete Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1937) 
2007
Jim Clark, American sheriff and segregationist (b. 1922) 
2007
Bill France Jr., NASCAR pioneer (b. 1933) 
2007
Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (b. 1940) 
2007
Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (b. 1933) 
2007
Craig L. Thomas, United States Senator (b. 1933) 
2007
Bill Maynard, Band of Brothers 
2007
Freddie Scott, Celeste & Jesse Forever 
2007
Ray Erlenborn, Monopoly Game/Dinner Party/Contract Interrogation 
2007
Timothy Ford, Electric Slide 
2007
Aileen Mills, Alf's Dream 
2007
Clete Boyer, 100 Years of the World Series 
2008
Nikos Sergianopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1952) 
2008
Josep Vicent Marquès, Episode dated 7 July 1988 
2008
Jacques Francis Rolland, A Man to Kill 
2008
Jonathan Routh, Casino Royale 
2008
Matthew Bruccoli, F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' 
2008
Peter Kapetan, Confessions of a Shopaholic 
2008
Barry Lorge, Most Underrated 
2008
Bill Finegan, Pearl Harbor 
2009
Henri-Jacques Huet, Breathless 
2009
Trude Maly, Der Fünfminutenvater 
2009
Stanley Lloyd, McVicar 
2009
Gudrun Deubener, Der Prinz hinter den sieben Meeren 
2009
Dorothy Layton, County Hospital 
2009
Randy Smith, Terrell Owens 
2009
Andrzej Walter, Antibiotics 
2009
János Illés, Kismaszat és a Gézengúzok 
2009
Birdie M. Hale, Die Hard: With a Vengeance 
2009
Ward Costello, General Hospital 
2010
John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (b. 1910) 
2010
Richard Dunn, Gettin' it Dunn with Richard Dunn 
2010
Lynn Masters, Free to Be... You & Me 
2010
Himan Brown, That Night! 
2010
Hans-Joachim Hegewald, Schtonk! 
2010
David Markson, Dirty Dingus Magee 
2010
Péter Miklós, 1 
2010
Tom Dong, Kristina Rose: Dirty Girl 
2010
John Wooden, The UCLA Dynasty 
2010
Priscilla Ramirez, Biyaya ng lupa 
2011
Juan Francisco Luis, U.S. Virgin Islander governor (b. 1940) 
2011
Andreas P. Nielsen, Danish author and composer (b. 1953) 
2011
Donald Hewlett, Saving Grace 
2011
David Toler, The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers of the Road 
2011
Dimi Mint Abba, Sound of the Soul 
2011
Maurice Garrel, Kings & Queen 
2011
Fernando Rosado, Fast Five 
2011
Martine Kelly, The Exchange Student 
2011
Michael Harding, A Loan from Lorenzo 
2011
Curth Flatow, Das einfache Mädchen 
2011
Betty Taylor, Vengeance Is Mine 
2011
Martin Rushent, Hype! 
2011
Lawrence Eagleburger, Dark Side of the Moon 
2012
Andy Hamilton, Duran Duran: Live from London 
2012
Steven Ben Israel, Putney Swope 
2012
Arturas Zukauskas, Inside the Twin Towers 
2012
Norberto Suárez, Father Heart Wants to Get Married 
2012
Stan Jolley, Taps 
2012
Per Sunderland, Gåten Knut Hamsun 
2012
Patrick Burgel, Les couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs II 
2012
Herb Reed, Girls Town 
2012
Eduard Khil, Legenda No. 17 
2012
Pedro Borbon, Game 1 
2013
Benjamin Stewart, Starhops 
2013
Joey Covington, Tai Chi Warriors 
2013
Waldemar Podgórski, Czarne stopy 
2013
Gloria Noble, Small Town Girl 
2013
Ben Tucker, The Iron Giant 
2013
Coca Hindberg, Flagermusen 
2013
S. Shamsuddin, Pendekar bujang lapok 
2013
Isamu Nagato, Three Outlaw Samurai 
2014
Ryûzô Hayashi, The Life of Chikuzan 
2014
Susan Spencer-Wendel, Until I Say Good-Bye 
2014
Neal Arden, Life of St. Paul 
2014
Brian Ross, Into the Breach: 'Saving Private Ryan' 
2014
Kurt Conradi, Das Stacheltier - Die Mutprobe 
2014
Don Zimmer, The Tim McCarver Show 
2014
Doc Neeson, Red Dog 
2014
Marc Revivo, Ed Wood 
2014
Clifford Severn, They Live in Fear 
2014
Jos Ghijsen, Episode #1.8 
2015
Ernst Waldemar Bauer, Im alten Herzen der Türkei 
2015
Khamid Yarullin, Vsadnik na zolotom kone 
2015
Murrill Maglio, Far from Home 
2015
Kurt Weber, Der König von St. Pauli 
2015
Nikolay Klimontovitch, Episode #1.1 
2015
Edith Hancke, The Captain from Köpenick 
2015
Javier Methol, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains 
2015
Hermann Zapf, Helvetica 
2015
Marguerite Patten, Sugar in Your Kitchen 
2015
Albert West, 1940 - 1945 in tekst en muziek 
2016
Legendary Heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74 
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