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1973Pablo Neruda, [N R R Basoalto], poet (100 Love Sonnets), dies at 69

1939Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

September 23rd Deaths
Date Event
79
Pope Linus 
775
Constantine V Copronymus, Emperor of Byzantium (720-75), dies 
918
Koenraad I, German duke/king (911-18), dies at 42 
965
Aboe a-Taia-H al-Moetanabbi, Arabic royal poet (Diwan), murdered 
1241
Snorri Sturluson, Icelandic historian, poet, and politician (b. 1178) 
1390
John I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1346) 
1535
Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1513) 
1571
John Jewel, English bishop (b. 1522) 
1573
Azai Hisamasa, Japanese warlord (b. 1524) 
1592
Michel de Montaigne, The Time of Love 
1605
Pontus de Tyard, French poet 
1624
Willem Pietersz Buytewech, painter/etcher, dies at about 32 
1675
Valentin Conrart, founder of the Académie Française (b. 1603) 
1694
Francesco Passarini, composer, dies at 57 
1700
Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer, dies at 59 
1728
Christian Thomasius, German jurist (b. 1655) 
1738
Hermannus Boerhaave, medical/botanist, dies at 69 
1764
Robert Dodsley, English writer (b. 1703) 
1773
Johann Ernst Gunnerus, Norwegian bishop and botanist (b. 1718) 
1778
Balthazar Huydecoper, translator/historian, dies at 83 
1780
John Andre, hanged as a British spy at 29 
1789
John Rogers, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723) 
1797
Johann Georg Roser, composer, dies at 57 
1823
Matthew Baillie, Scottish Physician (first systematic study of pathology in 1793), dies at 61 
1835
Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (Norma), dies at 33 
1835
Vincenzo Bellini, 2046 
1836
Maria Malibran, Cecilia Bartoli: The Barcelona Concert 
1837
Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80 
1844
Alexander von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman (b. 1783) 
1846
John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (b. 1818) 
1847
Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgium revolutionary (Souvenirs), dies at 65) 
1850
José Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan hero (b. 1764) 
1870
Prosper Mérimée, French author (b. 1803) 
1870
Prosper Mérimée, Carmen 
1871
Alexander N Afanasjev, Russian story teller, dies at 45 
1873
Jean Chacornac, French astronomer (b. 1823) 
1873
Francesco Guerrazzi, L'assedio di Firenze 
1877
Urbain JJ Leverrier, codiscoverer of Neptune, dies 
1889
Wilkie (William) Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies (b. 1824) 
1889
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White 
1896
Ivar A Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet, dies at 83 
1896
Louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer, dies at 89 
1900
William Marsh Rice, American philanthropist and university founder (b. 1816) 
1902
John Wesley Powell, US geologist (Grand Canyon), dies at 68 
1902
John Wesley Powell, Ten Who Dared 
1906
Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies 
1910
H J H "Tup" Scott, cricketer (Australian Test captain 1886), dies 
1917
Werner Voss, German World War I pilot (b. 1897) 
1919
Ignjat Borstnik, Brisem i sudim 
1922
W. Chrystie Miller, A Corner in Wheat 
1924
Ben Deeley, Ima Simp on the Job 
1928
Geza Farago, Ungarische Rhapsodie 
1929
Richard A Zsigmondy, Austria chemist (Nobel 1925), dies at 64 
1929
Hasse W. Tullberg, Konsum Stockholm Promo 
1930
Jonkvrouw Catharina AM de Savornin Lohman, author, dies at 62 
1933
Adolf Link, Sunday 
1934
Helen Mehrmann, Giddap! 
1935
DeWolf Hopper Sr., Don Quixote 
1937
Caro Roma, composer, dies at 68 
1937
Caro Roma, Emma 
1939
Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83 
1939
Floyd Gibbons, Three-Minute Fuse 
1939
Sigmund Freud, Conspirators of Pleasure 
1940
Robert Hitchins,  
1940
Blanche Craig, The Magic Cup 
1941
Emilie Johnson, The Last Edition 
1943
Elinor Glyn, English author (b. 1864) 
1943
Elinor Glyn, It 
1944
Colijn, Neth PM, buried 
1944
Mitchell Ingraham, Citizen Kane 
1947
Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged 
1948
Oldrich Kmínek, Perníková chaloupka 
1950
Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892) 
1950
George M. Carleton, A Foreign Affair 
1950
Yevgeni Slavinsky, The Queen of Spades 
1950
René Le Somptier, Un drame de l'air 
1951
A. Christian Westergaard, Vesterhavsdrenge 
1951
George Ovey, Fireman, Save My Gal! 
1952
Mr. Neff, The Grip of Jealousy 
1952
Mala, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island 
1953
Jeanne Gray, Operation Rescue 
1955
Konstantin Hierl, Triumph of the Will 
1955
Edith Wynne Matthison, National Red Cross Pageant 
1955
John Tait, The Story of the Kelly Gang 
1956
Earl Godwin, newscaster (Meet the Veep), dies at 75 
1956
Jackson Rose, Dillinger 
1956
Frank Bjerring, The Girl from Jones Beach 
1956
Alves da Cunha, Rosa de Alfama 
1957
Ronald Simpson, Diamond Cut Diamond 
1957
Eleanor Durkin, A Tete-a-Tete in Songs 
1958
Alfred Piccaver, Abenteuer am Lido 
1960
Kathlyn Williams, actress (Single Man), dies of heart attack at 72 
1960
Kathlyn Williams, Our Dancing Daughters 
1961
Billy House, actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), dies at 71 
1961
Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Stenkol), dies at 65 
1961
John Eldredge, Dangerous 
1961
Arthur Devère, Le Jour se Leve 
1962
Olle Brunaeus, Miss April 
1964
Earl Miller, Citizen Kane 
1964
Fred M. Wilcox, Forbidden Planet 
1965
Sophie Cossaeus, Öl und Champagner 
1965
Ivan Osiier, Olympiadetræning 
1968
Francesco Forgione, "Padre Pio", Catholic saint (b. 1887) 
1970
Bourvil, French actor and singer (b. 1917) 
1971
Billy Gilbert, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio), dies at 77 
1971
J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (b. 1888) 
1972
Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63 
1973
A S Neill, British headmaster, dies at at 89 
1973
Manuel Borguno, composer, dies at 87 
1973
Pablo Neruda, [N R R Basoalto], poet (100 Love Sonnets), dies at 69 
1974
Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 
1974
Gerhard Nebel, writer, dies at 70 
1974
Robbie Mcintosh, drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24 
1975
Ian Hunter, actor/writer (Rockets Galore, Ziegfield Girl), dies at 75 
1978
Jay Adler, actor (Macon County Line, Illegal, Big Combo), dies at 79 
1978
Lyman Bostock, outfielder (Angels), shot & killed at 27 
1978
Fred Morgan, They Died with Their Boots On 
1979
Catherine Lacey, actress (October Man, Carnival), dies at 75 
1979
Jesus Goytortua, Lluvia roja 
1980
Walter P. Young Sr., The Late John Louisiana 
1981
Chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man), dies at 82 
1981
Herbert Grünbaum, Don Gil von den grünen Hosen 
1981
George Bilson, I'll Take Milk 
1982
Jimmy Wakely, country western singer, dies of heart failure at 68 
1982
Imre Dobozi, The Corporal and Others 
1982
Poul-Henrik Trampe, Attentat 
1982
Jimmy Wakely, Mars Attacks! 
1983
Elísio de Albuquerque, Dona Violante Miranda 
1983
Don Anderson, The Case of the Silent Partner 
1983
Ângelo Antônio, Bonga, O Vagabundo 
1984
Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer, dies at 87 
1984
Anatoliy Novikov, Est - Ouest 
1984
Ramon Segarra, Ten Blocks on the Camino Real 
1984
Marcel Josz, Home Sweet Home 
1985
Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72 
1985
Herbert Sussan, Episode #1.23 
1985
Larry Shue, Laus im Pelz 
1985
Teofila Koronkiewicz, Kalosze szczescia 
1985
Mickey Simpson, Giant 
1986
Richard Schneider-Edenkoben, Silvesternacht am Alexanderplatz 
1986
Yelena Maksimova, Earth 
1986
Paddy Stone, Victor Victoria 
1986
Jay Loft-Lyn, Blazing Saddles 
1987
Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62 
1987
O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47 
1987
O.B. McClinton, Episode #5.10 
1987
Bob Fosse, All That Jazz 
1987
Carol Stanley, On the Line 
1987
Louis Kentner, Suicide Squadron 
1987
Erland van Lidth, The Running Man 
1988
Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79 
1988
Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (b. 1912) 
1988
Miles J. Burns, Kick 
1988
Phil Leslie, The Elopement 
1989
Bob Hall, Shalako 
1989
Suprava Sarkar, Sharey Chuattar 
1989
Angelo Ross, Smokey and the Bandit 
1989
Margaret Lee, The Smart Set-Up 
1989
William Traylor, Fletch 
1989
Adolf Chronicki, Cien 
1989
Reginald Massie, Tubby the Tuba 
1990
Bill Batchelor, The Human Factor 
1991
Chuck Vincent, Adult film director, dies of heart attack at 51 
1991
Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer & Eddie), dies 
1991
Harriet Hammond, Live and Let Live 
1991
Ella Neal, Mysterious Doctor Satan 
1991
Ernestine McClendon, Homer and Eddie 
1991
Raúl Urquijo, The Super Madman 
1991
John Nostri, Vertigo 
1991
Chuck Vincent, Sex Appeal 
1991
Gene Gilbeaux, Episode #5.30 
1992
Bernice Gera, 1st female basball ump (1969 NY-Penn League) dies at 61 
1992
James A Van Fleet, US general (D-Day, Battle of Bulge), dies at 100 
1992
Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer 
1992
Paul E Garber, 1st curator (Natl Air & Space Museum), dies at 93 
1992
Ivan Vdovic Vd, The Promising Boy 
1992
James Van Fleet, Korea: The Unknown War 
1992
Martin Arsenault, Guilty by Suspicion 
1992
Fred Tilston,  
1992
Magda Jankovich, Az egér 
1992
Glendon Swarthout, The Shootist 
1992
Mary Santpere, La viudita ye-yé 
1993
William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53 
1993
Kazimierz Zarzycki, Moja wojna - moja milosc 
1993
Rose Bascom, The Lawless Rider 
1993
William Cort, Ghost 
1994
Alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80 
1994
Ali Kouider Benyahia, [sheik Boualem], Alg Moslem leader, shot at 26 
1994
Cherif Gousmi, [kalief Abu Abdallah Ahmed], Alger Moslem leader, shot 
1994
Dalton Reed, singer, dies at 42 
1994
Georgi, Tsar Nicholas II's brother, buried 
1994
John van Damme, businessman, hanged in Singapore at 59 
1994
Madeleine Renaud, French actress (Longest Day)/director, dies at 94 
1994
Robert Bloch, screenwriter (Psycho), dies of cancer at 77 
1994
Jerry Barber, American golfer (b. 1916) 
1994
Jutta Parr, Long Distance Call 
1994
Madeleine Renaud, Le Plaisir 
1994
Masako Kyôzuka, Being Two Isn't Easy 
1994
Jürgen Ohlsen, Our Flags Lead Us Forward 
1994
Robert Bloch, Psycho 
1994
Zbigniew Nienacki, Samochodzik i templariusze 
1994
David Wolfe, Salt of the Earth 
1995
Booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist, dies at 81 
1995
Odut Joseph Olutola Oluola Oguntala, soho club owner, dies at 74 
1995
Thomas Beck, Heidi 
1995
Otto Lund, Baronessen fra benzintanken 
1995
Booker T. Laury, Deep Blues 
1996
Denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86 
1996
Jack Newman, cricketer (NZ left-arm pacer 1932-33), dies at 94 
1996
Stuart Pigott, archaeologist, dies at 86 
1996
Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoonist (b. 1933) 
1996
Silk Smitha, Moondram Pirai 
1996
Fujio F. Fujiko, Stand by Me Doraemon 
1997
Abe Gibron, head coach (Chicago Bears), dies at 72 
1997
Murray Burnett, writer (Everybody Goes to Rick-Casablanca), dies at 86 
1997
Shirley Clarke, actress (Cool World), dies at 78 
1997
Dolf Brouwers, Episode #1.12 
1997
Murray Burnett, Casablanca 
1997
Irina Marichkova, Memory 
1997
Richard Whiting, Zelig 
1997
Abe Gibron, Brian's Song 
1997
Torgny Wickman, Anita: Swedish Nymphet 
1997
Shirley Clarke, Portrait of Jason 
1998
Mary Frann, American actress (b. 1943) 
1998
Mary Frann, Days of Our Lives 
1998
Robert Wells, Catch Me If You Can 
1998
Misae Enomoto, Rinchi 
1998
Lilico, Samba em Brasília 
1999
Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (b. 1910) 
1999
Allan Linder, We at Solglantan 
1999
Lillian Culver, Revenge 
1999
Ivan Goff, Charlie's Angels 
1999
Lucille Udovich, Turandot 
2000
Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947) 
2000
Carl Rowan, American journalist (b. 1925) 
2000
Aurelio Rodriguez, Game 3 
2000
Eiichi Kudô, Yaju-deka 
2000
Kay Whitley, Prairie Spooners 
2000
Carl Rowan, The March 
2001
Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928) 
2001
Henryk Tomaszewski, Salome 
2001
Elton Hayes, Enchanted 
2001
Robert Abel, Elvis on Tour 
2002
Veteran BBC/Radio Ceylon Broadcaster, Vernon Corea died in New Malden, Surrey, UK at 75 
2002
Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove, dies at 87 
2002
Michael O'Leary, Grunt! The Wrestling Movie 
2002
Mitch Mitchell, The Child Stealers 
2002
Stephanie Reinhart, Free to Dance 
2002
Fides Stagni, And the Ship Sails On 
2002
Dottie O'Brien, Little House on the Prairie 
2002
Matt Morrell,  
2003
Ronnie Dawson, American rockabilly musician (b. 1939) 
2003
Yuri Senkevich, Russian TV anchorman (b. 1937) 
2003
Rex Robbins, The Royal Tenenbaums 
2003
Heikki Heino, Kulkurin tyttö 
2003
Herb Gardner, A Thousand Clowns 
2003
Rosalie Allen, Dude Cowboy 
2003
Zofia Chadzynska, Slonce w galeziach 
2003
Simcha Dinitz, Good Guys, Bad Guys 
2003
Stanley Fafara, Beaver's Old Friend 
2003
Henri Cogan, Monsieur Gangster 
2003
Sarah Parkinson, Room 101 
2003
Bob Williams, The Andy Williams Christmas Show 
2004
André Hazes, Dutch singer (b. 1951) 
2004
Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1918) 
2004
André Hazes, André Hazes, zij gelooft in mij 
2004
Bülent Oran, Ankara ekspresi 
2004
Bill Balance, Fatal Witness 
2004
Wieslaw Machowski, Marsylia 
2004
Roy Drusky, The People vs. Larry Flynt 
2004
Tadeusz Mroczek, Podhale w ogniu 
2004
Nigel Nicolson, Episode #1.1 
2004
Dido Sotiriou, Episode #1.21 
2004
Blagoje Ilic, Zapisite to, doktore Rajs! 
2004
Eli Bo Jack Blackfeather, West Side Story 
2004
John Bath, Night Train to Mundo Fine 
2005
Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935) 
2005
Filiberto Ojeda, Puerto Rican revolutionary (b. 1933) 
2005
Kiril Anufriev, War 
2005
David I. Kissel, Broadway Danny Rose 
2005
Ann Millgate, Samson and Delilah 
2005
Daniel Whitner, The Family Man 
2005
Apolônio de Carvalho, Vale a Pena Sonhar 
2005
Betty Leslie-Melville, The Last Giraffe 
2005
Peter Thom, Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten 
2005
Kay Weber, Paramount Headliner: Bob Crosby and His Orchestra 
2005
Roger Brierley, A Fish Called Wanda 
2006
Sir Malcolm Arnold, English composer and professional trumpeter (b. 1921) 
2006
Etta Baker, American blues guitarist, dies at 93 
2006
Etta Baker, Alexander Jamieson 
2006
Patrick Tull, Sleepers 
2006
Malcolm Arnold, The Bridge on the River Kwai 
2006
Tim Rooney, Village of the Giants 
2007
Renzo Barbieri, Miliardi\Millions 
2007
Grigori G. Nikulin, Antonina obernulas 
2008
Peter Leonard, Australian journalist (b. 1942) 
2008
Pedro Masó, La coquito 
2008
J.J. McColl, The Pledge 
2008
Rudolf Illovszky, On the Sideline 
2008
Barbara Greenhalgh, Mannequin Parade 
2008
Wally Hilgenberg, Super Bowl XI 
2008
Gorm Worsaae, Ursula 1978 
2008
Sonja Savic, Balkan Spy 
2008
Ermelinda Giusti, The Playmaker 
2008
Vice Vukov, The Eurovision Song Contest 
2008
Tracy Rogers, A Penny for your Thoughts or 'Birds, Dolls & Scratch' English Style 
2009
Paul B. Fay, American businessman and cabinet member in the Kennedy administration (b. 1918) 
2009
Ann Hasekamp, De twee wezen 
2009
Lea Boysen, Life's Greatest Miracle 
2009
Paul B. Fay Jr., The John Glenn Story 
2009
Harry Kohoyda Jr., Big Trouble in Little China 
2010
Malcolm Douglas, Australian conservationist (b. 1941) 
2010
Teresa Lewis, American murderer (b. 1969) 
2010
Bob Shaw, Players of the 50's 
2010
Gerald S. Lesser, Square One TV 
2010
Arthur Holch, The Beautiful Blue and Red Danube 
2010
Michael J. Smollin, Kid Gloves 
2010
Robin C. Kirkman, The Hideous Sun Demon 
2010
Michal Chilicki, The Woman That Dreamed About a Man 
2011
Danny Litwhiler, Signs of the Time 
2011
Alice Franz, Schichtwechsel 
2011
José Miguel Varas, Pablo Neruda presente! 
2011
Orlando Brown, Willie Jeffries 
2011
Marlene França, Janaina - A Virgem Proibida 
2011
John Lawhorn, Madea's Family Reunion 
2012
Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, shot dead at 46 
2012
Alexis Arnold, 25th Hour 
2012
Sam Sniderman, The Ballad of Jack and Rose 
2012
Ira Miller, Rain Man 
2012
Corrie Sanders, WBC Title Fight 
2012
Manny Fox Hangman's Club, The Confession 
2012
Pavel Grachev,  
2013
Anthony Hawkins, The Fury 
2013
Aleksandr Markov, Nameless Nobody 
2013
Hugo Raes, Kijk op... ongewone humor 
2013
Gia Maione, Buona Sera in Las Vegas 
2013
Sinisa Jovanovic, Black Cat, White Cat 
2013
António Ramos Rosa, Estou Vivo e Escrevo Sol 
2013
Desanka Pogacic, Nevjera 
2013
C.J. Koch, The Year of Living Dangerously 
2013
Geo Saizescu, Asta-seara dansam in familie 
2013
Paul Kuhn, Episode #1.1 
2013
Kirsten Sørlie, Fribillett til Soria Moria 
2013
Annette Kerr, Murder Most Foul 
2014
Gilles Latulippe, Pousse mais pousse égal 
2014
Alaviyya Babayeva, Sehrlanmis küpa 
2014
Robin Freeman, Bevo Francis 
2014
Tony Dickinson, Episode #1.11 
2014
Anatoly Eyramdzhan, Moya moryachka 
2015
Cecilia Martinez, Humo 
2015
Martti Metsäketo, Episode #1.6 
2015
Aleksandr Chuikov, Serye volki 
2016
Mia Farrow's Son Thaddeus Wilk Dies In Car Crash, Aged 27 
2016
John Mulvaney, 'father of Australian archeology' dies aged 90 
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