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1805Admiral Horatio Nelson, dies in Battle of Trafalgar

1969Jack Kerouac, US writer (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47

October 21st Deaths
Date Event
1125
Cosmas of Prague, Bohemian writer 
1204
Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman 
1221
Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1201) 
1266
Birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210) 
1422
Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54 
1439
Traversari Ambrosius, Italian humanist/leader, dies at 53 
1500
Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1442) 
1505
Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician 
1556
Pietro Aretino, La bella Antonia, prima Monica e poi Dimonia 
1558
Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian physician (Poetice), dies at 74 
1561
Johannes Vasaeus, Flemish humanist/historian, dies at about 49 
1600
Toda Katsushige, Japanese warlord (b. 1557) 
1623
William Wade, English statesman and diplomat (b. 1546) 
1627
Frederik de Houtman, navigator/governor of Ambon, dies at about 56 
1629
Tumengung Buraksa, Matarams/Javanese general, dies in battle 
1637
Laurens Reael, vice-governor of Ambon/poet/admiral, dies at 54 
1650
Pedro de Espinosa, Spanish poet/writer, dies 
1662
Henry Lawes, composer, dies at 66 
1687
Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies 
1765
Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73 
1773
Johann Conrad Schlaun, German barok architect, dies at 78 
1775
Peyton Randolph, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1721) 
1775
François-Hubert Drouais, Night Descends on Treasure Island 
1777
Samuel Foote, English dramatist and actor (b. 1720) 
1793
Johann Ernst Hartmann, composer, dies at 66 
1798
Johann Christoph Schmugel, composer, dies at 71 
1805
Admiral Horatio Nelson, dies in Battle of Trafalgar 
1805
Johann Baptist Lasser, composer, dies at 54 
1810
Franz Teyber, composer, dies at 52 
1861
Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50 
1861
John Breckinridge Grayson, Confederate brig-general, dies 
1863
Lambertus GC Ledeboer, Dutch old-reformed vicar, dies at 55 
1872
Jacques Babinet, French physicist/mathematician/astronomer, dies at 78 
1873
Johann Sebastian Welhaven, Norwegian poet (b. 1807) 
1886
Jose Hernandez, Argentine poet (La vuelta the MartinFierro), dies 
1886
José Hernández, Martín Fierro, La Película 
1892
Anne Charlotte Leffler, Sanna kvinnor 
1896
James Henry Greathead, British engineer (b. 1844) 
1897
Paul Kuczynski, composer, dies at 50 
1904
Isabelle Eberhardt, Swiss explorer and writer (b. 1877) 
1904
Isabelle Eberhardt, Eden miseria 
1905
Jose Teodor Vilar, composer, dies at 69 
1906
[Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55 
1909
Elwell Stephen Otis, Funeral of Major-General Henry W. Lawton 
1916
Karl von Storgkh, premier Austria, assassinated 
1919
Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 
1924
Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 76 
1925
Orme Caldara, The Spreading Dawn 
1929
Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies 
1930
Wlodzimierz Perzynski, Tajemnica lekarza 
1931
A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69 
1931
Charles McHugh, Be My Wife 
1931
Arthur Schnitzler, Eyes Wide Shut 
1934
Ernesto Ponzio, ¡Tango! 
1935
Langdon Mitchell, Becky Sharp 
1935
Komitas, SaroyanLand 
1936
Josip Pavic, Brisem i sudim 
1937
Betty Carver, wife of Bernard Montgomery, buried 
1938
Mrs. William Bechtel, The Land Beyond the Sunset 
1938
Dorothy Hale, The Rise of Catherine the Great 
1939
Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies 
1940
William G. Conley, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1866) 
1942
Charles Dorian, Flesh and the Devil 
1942
Olga Svendsen, Harestegen 
1943
Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II), dies 
1944
Alois Kayser, German missionary to Nauru (b. 1877) 
1944
Lionel Pape, The Philadelphia Story 
1945
Henry Armetta, The Black Cat 
1948
Elissa Landi, After the Thin Man 
1951
Theodor Berthels, People from Simlangs Valley 
1955
Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies 
1955
Karl Puth, The Making of a King 
1956
Gloria Ann Simpson, Enemy Agent 
1957
Joseph T. Rucker, With Byrd at the South Pole 
1958
Leland Carr, The Devil's Chaplain 
1959
Olive Blakeney, That Uncertain Feeling 
1960
Buddy Langeston, Sister Kenny 
1960
Harvey Manger, And Then There Were None 
1961
Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish songwriter (Goggles), dies 
1961
Hjördis Gille, Pensionat Paradiset 
1961
Nils Ferlin, Adventurer 
1962
Rudolf Bernhard, Es liegt was in der Luft 
1962
Monette Moore, Yes Sir, Mr. Bones 
1963
George B Cressey, US geographer (Crossroads), dies at 66 
1963
Józef Franczak, last cursed soldier - anticommunist underground in Poland(b. 1918) 
1964
Patricia Palmer, The Kiss 
1965
Bill Black, rocker, dies at 39 
1965
Marie McDonald, singer/actress (Promises Promises), dies of OD at 42 
1966
Gertrude Hoffman, actress (Mrs Odetts-My Little Margie), dies at 95 
1967
Ejnar Hertzsprung, Danish astrophysicist, dies at 94 
1969
Jack Kerouac, US writer (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47 
1969
Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (b. 1882) 
1970
John T Scopes, US teacher (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), dies at 70 
1971
Etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48 
1971
Raymond Hatton, actor (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 84 
1973
Arabi El Goni, VP/Chad parliament, murdered 
1973
Nasif Estéfano, Argentine racing driver (b. 1932) 
1975
Charles Reidpath, American athlete (b. 1887) 
1975
Bronius Babkauskas, The Girl and the Echo 
1976
Mercedes Pinto, El 
1977
Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48 
1978
Anastas I Mikojan, Russian politician, dies at 83 
1978
Louis S. Kaye, Flying with Music 
1980
Hans Asperger, Austrian psychologist (b. 1906) 
1980
Lal Chand Mehra, Hellfighters 
1980
Kanjûrô Arashi, Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo 
1981
Saul Krugman, Cannonball! 
1981
John Barada, Citizen Kane 
1982
Paolo Heusch, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory 
1983
Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop (Haarlem), dies 
1984
Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78 
1984
Francois Truffaut, dir (Fahrenheit 451), dies of brain cancer at 52 
1984
Lillie Shelton, The Gong Show Movie 
1984
Al Cuesta, Soldier in the Rain 
1984
Lajos Öze, The Fifth Seal 
1984
Leonardo Cortese, Article 519, Penal Code 
1984
Dalibor C. Vackár, The Proud Princess 
1984
Thomas Walsh, Union Station 
1984
Ion Fintesteanu, B.D. In the Mountains and on the Seaside 
1984
Adolf Fischer, Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? 
1984
George Hickman, Incident on the Edge of Madness 
1984
François Truffaut, The 400 Blows 
1984
Sven Buemann, Skibet er ladet med 
1985
Garland Lincoln, Forced Landing 
1985
Diane Thomas, Romancing the Stone 
1985
Dan White,  
1986
Lionel Murphy, Australian politician and judge (b. 1922) 
1986
Lionel Murphy, Or Forever Hold Your Peace 
1986
Gisela Fackeldey, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant 
1987
Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88 
1987
Bob Simmons, Goldfinger 
1987
Gene Ashman, Getting Straight 
1987
Ezelle Poule, The Howling Man 
1987
Pál Gábor, Angi Vera 
1988
Jenny Rausnitz, Der König der Bernina 
1989
Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (b. 1910) 
1989
Peter Risch, Ghoulies 
1989
Eric Brotherson, What's Up, Doc? 
1990
Lotar Olias, Die Diebin von Bagdad 
1990
Dick Crawford, The Singing Sweethearts 
1990
Marjorie Browne, Lassie from Lancashire 
1990
Brij, Chori Mera Kaam 
1990
Jo-Ann Kelly, Episode #3.1 
1990
Lester Cowan, Story of G.I. Joe 
1991
Frank Barufski, Schneider Wibbel 
1991
Oliveira Martins, The Balcony of the Nightingales 
1992
Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes 
1992
Jim Garrison, Louisiana DA (investigate JFK assassination), dies at 70 
1992
Jim Garrison, American attorney (b. 1921) 
1992
Wolf Kaiser, Intrigue and Love 
1992
Fred Oakland, A River Runs Through It 
1992
Jim Garrison, JFK 
1992
Bob Todd, Superman III 
1992
Clem Portman, It's a Wonderful Life 
1993
Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58 
1993
Irving Torgoff, US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75 
1993
Melchior Ndadaye, banker/1st Hutu pres of Burundi (1993), murder at 40 
1993
Sam Zolotow, US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94 
1993
Scott Heiser, US photographer (Interview), dies at 44 
1993
Raúl Rossi, Todo el año es Navidad 
1993
Denise Proulx, Amuse-gueule 
1993
Bob Hunter, Double Play 
1993
Mercè Vilaret, Ball robat 
1993
Regina Bookasta, Justine 
1993
Ben Archibek, Night Moves 
1994
Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85 
1994
Jerome Bert Weisner, military Scientist/Disarmer, dies at 79 
1994
Thore Ehrling, Evening at the Djurgarden 
1994
Claus Weeke, Skagen 1972 
1995
Linda Goodman, Morgantown, West Virginia, American astrologer and poet, dies from complications of diabetes at 70 
1995
Jose Ignacio Cabrujas, writer, dies at 58 
1995
Maxene Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies of heart attack at 79 
1995
Shannon Hoon, vocalist (Blind Melon), dies of drug overdose at 28 
1995
Shannon Hoon, Private Parts 
1995
Hans Helfritz, Guatemala 
1995
Sverre Hansen, Eggs 
1995
Karin Dalenius, Rasmus and the Vagabond 
1995
Abel Salazar, The Brainiac 
1995
Nancy Graves, 14 Americans: Directions of the 1970s 
1995
José Ignacio Cabrujas, Señora 
1995
Harold V. Johnson, Four and Twenty Buddhas 
1995
Vada Pinson, Game 5 
1995
Linda Goodman, Episode #4.131 
1995
Marlene Felton, A Kiss Before Dying 
1995
Jack Rose, Road to Rio 
1995
Maxene Andrews, Buck Privates 
1995
Jesús Blasco, Memoria 
1996
Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71 
1996
Eric Halsall, sheepdog trial commentator, dies at 76 
1996
George Houston, land economist, dies at 74 
1996
Georgios Zoitakis, leader of Greece (1967-72), dies 
1996
Robert O'Neill Crossman, politician, dies at 49 
1996
Wang Li, politician, dies at 78 
1996
Harry Thomas, The Little Shop of Horrors 
1996
Roger Slager, A Woman Under the Influence 
1996
Kuno Sponholz, When Harry Met Sally... 
1996
Eric Halsall, In Search of a Champion - Heat 1: England West 
1997
Dolph Camilli, Bkln Dodger/MVP (1941), dies at 90 
1997
Jay A. Morley Jr., The Incredible Shrinking Man 
1997
Marjorie Goetschius, Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina 
1997
Dolph Camilli, Whistling in Brooklyn 
1997
Aale Tynni, Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä 
1997
Jelena Rajkovic, Noc za slusanje 
1998
Francis W. Sargent, 64th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1915) 
1998
Atilla Ergün, Sakar Sakir 
1998
Hillevi Lagerstam, Takiaispallo 
1998
Michail Vitanov, A Nameless Band 
1999
Gennadiy Vasilev, Rus iznachalnaya 
1999
Esther Fernández, Doña Perfecta 
1999
Bill Ward, Christmas with the Larkins 
1999
Edith Wallenda, High Wire - The Great Wallendas 
1999
Queenie Ashton, The Year My Voice Broke 
1999
Ahmet Taner Kislali, Coup 
1999
Bobby Quinn, Episode dated 22 May 1992 
1999
Patrick Kelley, The World According to Garp 
2000
Mort Briskin, Walking Tall 
2000
Wolfgang Bonte, Das Dreieck des Todes 
2000
Géza Boncz, Telepohár 
2000
Frankie Crocker, Jimi Hendrix 
2000
Alan Rowe, Horror of Fang Rock: Part Four 
2000
Luther Wills, Saddles and Sagebrush 
2000
Ronald J. Fagan, Return to the Blue Lagoon 
2001
David Lowell Rich, The Concorde... Airport '79 
2001
Anna Maria Jokl, Die Perlmutterfarbe 
2001
Robert Winley, Terminator 2: Judgment Day 
2002
Daphne Odin-Pearse, The Man Who Made Trouble: Part 3 
2002
François Soubeyran, The Red Rose 
2002
George Hall, Big Daddy 
2002
Marquita Rivera, Cal's Mom 
2002
Saho Sasazawa, One Day at Summer's End 
2002
Michael Browning, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage 
2002
Harold Suggs, Blind Fury 
2003
Fred Berry, American actor (b. 1951) 
2003
Luis A. Ferré, Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1940) 
2003
Louise Day Hicks, American politician (b. 1916) 
2003
Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969) 
2003
Fred Berry, Rerun's Comedy Jam 
2003
Derek Scott, Life with Father 
2003
Elliott Smith, Good Will Hunting 
2003
Gurmindzh Zavkibekov, Znamja kuzneca 
2004
Emery Hermans, Image, Flesh and Voice 
2004
Emilio Toibero, Terminal 
2005
Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress (b. 1989) 
2005
Tara Correa-McMullen, Rebound 
2005
Karin Adelmund, Episode dated 22 May 2001 
2005
Kneeles Reeves, Rain Man 
2006
Paul Biegel, Anderland 
2006
Milton Selzer, General Hospital 
2006
Peter Barkworth, Where Eagles Dare 
2006
Sandy West, Edgeplay 
2006
Philip Kraus, Guiding Light 
2006
Daryl Duke, The Silent Partner 
2006
Bernard Abbene, Politics Can Become a Habit 
2007
Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts) (b. 1951) 
2007
Ryszard Frelek, Album polski 
2007
R.B. Kitaj, Cézanne: Three Colours Cézanne 
2007
Peter Moffatt, The Five Doctors 
2007
Marty Nedboy, The Walk-Out 
2007
Lance Hahn, Scumrock 
2007
Darrell Cathcart, Final Exam 
2007
Michael Legend, Mountain Copter 
2007
Don Fellows, Raiders of the Lost Ark 
2007
Vic Ramos, Star Wars 
2008
Vic Petrotta Jr., Batman Returns 
2008
Guy Breton, Vera 
2009
Lionel Davidson, Agent 8 3/4 
2009
Johanna Clas, Bear Ye One Another's Burden 
2009
Sirone Jones, (T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 
2009
Mari Ángeles Acevedo, En camas separadas 
2009
Carmela Hix, 'M*A*S*H': 30th Anniversary Reunion 
2009
Renzo Rosso, Episode #1.5 
2009
Jack Nelson, Episode #1.3 
2009
Duncan 'Dean' Parkin, War of the Colossal Beast 
2009
José María Rodríguez Méndez, A Man Called Autumn Flower 
2009
Dot Reidelbach, Banking on Heaven 
2009
Clinton Ford, Episode #2.13 
2009
Yôko Minamida, The Crucified Lovers 
2010
Carol Parks, Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation 
2010
Rex Heading, Country and Western Hour 
2010
Stanislaw Krauze, Plecaczek 
2010
James Neal, Murder in Coweta County 
2010
Hannelore Schmidt, Castles and Cottages 
2010
Loki Schmidt, Helmut Schmidt außer Dienst 
2010
Uccio Aloisi, Craj - Domani 
2011
Patricia Carmichael, Dear Dead Delilah 
2011
Edmundo Ros, Paddington 
2011
Moorea Hastings, Area Nine 
2011
Antonio Cassese, Judging Vermeer 
2011
Robert L. Collins, Police Woman 
2012
George McGovern, US Politician, dies at 90 
2012
Yash Chopra, Indian director, dies from dengue fever and multiple organ failure at 80 
2012
Dann Cahn, American film editor, dies of natural causes at 89 
2012
Ted Kazanoff, Causa Mortis 
2012
Karen Kim, U.S. Seals II 
2012
Yash Chopra, Veer-Zaara 
2012
Run Wrake, Rabbit 
2012
Elizabeth Bell, The German Woman 
2012
George McGovern, George McGovern/Madness 
2012
Kazimierz Iwinski, Labedzi spiew 
2012
Alfred Kumalo, The Bang Bang Club 
2013
Major R Owens, American politician, dies at 77 
2013
Major Owens, Mark Cuban 
2013
Elinor Karpf, Capitol 
2013
Rune T. Kidde, I morgen spiser vi hos mig 
2013
Irma Lozano, Sangre derramada 
2013
Gianni Ferrio, Inglourious Basterds 
2014
Benjamin C. Bradlee, Fuck 
2014
Luiz Carlos Góes, Sexo e as Negas 
2014
Oskar Volin, Srochno... sekretno... Gubcheka 
2014
Seth Gaaikema, Musical publiek 
2014
Gough Whitlam, Episode #2.7 
2014
Joan Quigley, Episode dated 12 June 2006 
2014
Henriks Pilipsons, The Last Soviet Movie 
2014
Oswald Versyp, Episode #3.6 
2014
Luigi 'Titta' Benzi, Fellini: I'm a Born Liar 
2014
Marija Crnobori, Nevjera 
2015
Norman Moore, When Britain Went Wild 
2015
Marty Ingels, Pacula/Trick-or-Chomp 
2015
Michael Meacher, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism 
2016
Germany physio Katzenmeier dies aged 81 
2016
Film producer Paul Cowan, responsible for iconic Carry On scene, dies aged 77 
2016
Legendary French ballerina Yvette Chauvire dies aged 99 
2016
Fashion designer Richard Nicoll dies aged 38 
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