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Notable Deaths on September 26th

2008Paul Newman, American actor (b. 1925)

2010Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100

2006Byron Nelson, American golfer (b. 1912)

1902Levi Strauss, American clothing manufacturer (b. 1829)

September 26th Deaths
Date Event
1023
Godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies 
1342
John I, ruler of Poland, dies 
1345
Willem IV, earl of Henegouwen/Holland/Zealand, dies at about 27 
1371
Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies 
1417
Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (b. 1360) 
1468
Juan de Torquemada, Spanish Catholic cardinal (b. 1388) 
1614
Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies 
1620
Taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582) 
1626
Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71 
1626
Wakisaka Yasuharu, Japanese warrior (b. 1554) 
1657
Hadji Chalfa/Katib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48 
1716
Antoine Parent, French mathematician (b. 1666) 
1763
John Byron, English poet (b. 1692) 
1764
Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (b. 1767) 
1788
Francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63 
1802
Baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician and military officer (b. 1754) 
1808
Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51 
1820
Daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85 
1866
Carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72 
1866
Jonas Love Almqvist, Tintomara 
1868
August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1790) 
1871
Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer, dies at 78 
1877
Hermann Grassmann, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1809) 
1902
Levi Strauss, American clothing manufacturer (b. 1829) 
1904
Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), dies at 54 
1904
John F. Stairs, Canadian businessman and statesman (b. 1848) 
1904
Lafcadio Hearn, Kwaidan 
1914
Hermann Löns, Wenn die Heide blüht 
1922
Alfred Møller, Lyset der svandt 
1922
Jenõ Ivánfy, Jehova 
1923
Jerome Patrick, The Other Woman 
1925
Ola Hansson, Från de döda 
1929
Amanda Lund, The Mysterious X 
1931
Albert Capellani, Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp 
1932
Pierre Degeyter, Air Force One 
1934
Antoni Rózanski, Dla ciebie, Polsko 
1935
Andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76 
1936
Harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75 
1937
Bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43 
1937
Bessie Smith, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 
1939
Marian Palewicz, Halka 
1940
Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48 
1940
Walter Benjamin, Film socialisme 
1941
Eugene Walter, The Way of a Woman 
1942
Bartlett Cormack, Fury 
1942
Aleksandre Imedashvili, Caucasian Love 
1944
Ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64 
1944
Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies 
1944
Edwin J. Burke, Bright Eyes 
1945
Bela Bartok, composer, dies at 64 
1945
Béla V J Bartok, Hungarian pianist/composer dies at 64 
1945
R Beer-Hofmann, writer, dies at 78 
1945
Béla Bartók, The Shining 
1945
Richard Beer-Hofmann, The Count of Charolais 
1945
Aleksandr Khanzhonkov, The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman 
1946
Robert Wayne, The Devil's Daughter 
1946
Walter Cooper, How Green Was My Valley 
1946
William Strunk Jr., Romeo and Juliet 
1947
Hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61 
1947
Herbert Clifton, Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride 
1947
Frederick H. Graham, Nix on Dames 
1947
Hugh Lofting, Doctor Dolittle 
1947
Eldon Hatch, The Two Reformations 
1948
Gregg Toland, Citizen Kane 
1948
Dick Powell, The Cloud Rider 
1949
Blanca Estela Pavón, Los tres huastecos 
1949
Peter Nielsen, Den mystiske selskabsdame 
1950
Mario Gallina, I'll Give a Million 
1950
Vincent J. Farrar, Brideless Groom 
1951
Hans Cloos, German geologist (b. 1885) 
1951
Astrid Neumann, Panik i familien 
1952
George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88 
1952
Bruce Mitchell, Captivating Mary Carstairs 
1952
Chauncy Pyle, If I Were Single 
1953
Xu Beihong, Chinese painter (b. 1895) 
1953
Donald Richards, Episode #3.20 
1954
Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player (b. 1868) 
1954
Mark Marlatt, Modern Times 
1955
Margaret Prescott Montague, Linda 
1956
Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78 
1956
Faith Bacon, Prison Train 
1957
Wyndham Goldie, Night Train to Munich 
1958
Carl Brisson, actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho), dies at 64 
1958
Zdenka Baldová, Eva tropí hlouposti 
1959
Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 
1960
William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies 
1960
Frankie Zinzer, Blues in the Night 
1961
Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch), dies at 81 
1961
Juanita Hansen, actress (Fast Company), dies of heart ailment at 67 
1961
Peter Dawson, Good Neighbors 
1961
Eily Malyon, Going My Way 
1961
Charles Wilson,  
1962
Michael Edwards, Grumpy Old Men 
1962
Barry Lupino, Garrison Follies 
1962
Émile Saint-Ober, The Blaireau Case 
1963
Kurt Stieler, Weh dem der lügt 
1964
Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79 
1964
Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82 
1965
Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies 
1965
James Fitzmaurice, Irish aviation pioneer (b. 1898) 
1966
Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62 
1967
Armand Schaefer, The Phantom Empire 
1968
Daniel Johnson, Sr., French-Canadian politician (b. 1915) 
1971
Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68 
1972
Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82 
1972
Charles J. Correll, The Amos 'n Andy Show 
1973
Anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81 
1976
Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887) 
1977
Uday Shankar, Kalpana 
1977
Ernie Lombardi, Pennant Chasers 
1978
Manne Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886) 
1978
Robert Webb, Gallant Lady 
1979
Arthur Hunnicutt, actor (Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies at 68 
1979
John Cromwell, actor/director (Of Human Bondage), dies at 91 
1979
Seymour Shifrin, composer, dies at 53 
1979
Nancy Cushman, The Swimmer 
1979
John Cromwell, Of Human Bondage 
1979
Arthur Hunnicutt, El Dorado 
1979
Tony Van Otterloo, Rubber 
1979
Alexandra Tolstoy, Martin the Cobbler 
1981
Karl Eidlitz, Anatol 
1981
Martin Case, On Trial 
1981
István Csorba, Pomádé király új ruhája 
1981
Ray Kellogg, A Kind of a Stopwatch 
1981
Ernest McKay, The Custard Cup 
1982
Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies 
1982
Nikita Podgorny, Autumn Marathon 
1983
Tino Rossi, French singer, dies 
1983
Tino Rossi, A Good Year 
1984
Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet), dies of strokes at 87 
1984
Paquirri, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1948) 
1984
Shelly Manne, I Want to Live! 
1984
Paquirri, Tarde de feria 
1984
Dusanka-Duda Antonijevic, The Rats Woke Up 
1985
Frank Chapman, The Towering Inferno 
1985
Lloyd Nosler, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
1985
Checco Rissone, Bitter Rice 
1985
Frank Bracht, The Odd Couple 
1986
Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916) 
1986
Eje Högestätt, Krut och kärlek 
1986
Otto Lohmann, Spectre of the Rose Street Gang 
1986
Noboru Terada, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1986
Hugh Franklin, All My Children 
1986
Brian Desmond Hurst, A Christmas Carol 
1986
Juan de la Cabada, Mexican Bus Ride 
1987
Edgar Anstey, The Great Highway 
1987
Marie Brozová, The Rabbit Case 
1987
Tom McGinnis, Carnival of Souls 
1987
Co Prins, Victory 
1987
Zbigniew Kawiecki, Do broni 
1987
Herbert Tichy,  
1988
J.P. Foley, The Verdict 
1988
Lloyd Garnell, Premature Burial 
1988
Janina Warnecka, Godziny nadziei 
1988
Guillermo Battaglia, The Official Story 
1988
Bruce Haack, Haack: The King of Techno 
1989
Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome 
1989
William Post Jr., Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 
1989
W. Fred Adlmueller, Lulu 
1989
Hemanta Mukherjee, Bees Saal Baad 
1989
György Lehel, Falling Star 
1990
Alberto Moravia, Italian writer (Woman in Red), dies at 82 
1990
Alberto Moravia, The Conformist 
1990
Clifford Holland, Reform School 
1991
Billy Vaughn, American bandleader (b. 1919) 
1991
Georgi Markov, Strogovy 
1991
Jean Lajeunesse, Réjeanne Padovani 
1991
Billy Vaughn, Pilot 
1991
Jerzy Afanasjew, Prom 
1992
Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85 
1992
Suymenkul Chokmorov, Dersu Uzala 
1993
James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82 
1993
Biff Warren, As the World Turns 
1993
Edith Meiser, Middle of the Night 
1993
Nina Berberova, The Accompanist 
1993
Kazimierz Zielinski, Smierc prezydenta 
1994
Jessie Kesson, author, dies at 77 
1994
Maurice Ashley, historian, dies at 87 
1994
Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi, dies at 22 
1994
Jessie Kesson, Another Time, Another Place 
1994
Evalds Valters, Mans draugs - nenopietns cilveks 
1995
Kay Twomey, Se7en 
1995
Lenny Hambro, Toys Are Not for Children 
1995
Louis Gothelf, Young at Heart 
1996
Geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75 
1996
George Henderson, priest/politician, dies at 74 
1996
Mark Frankel, actor (Leon the Pig Farmer), dies on motorcycle at 34 
1996
Heinz Engelmann, More 
1996
Dennis Dowling, The Gondoliers 
1997
Péter Zsoldos, A feladat 
1997
John Schubeck, Buddy Buddy 
1997
Dorothy Kingsley, Angels in the Outfield 
1997
Samuel W. Taylor, Flubber 
1998
Betty Carter, American singer (b. 1930) 
1998
Jack Haskell, Episode #5.99 
1998
Otto Hallstrøm, Boy of Two Worlds 
1998
Betty Carter, American Beauty 
1998
Vadim Kurkov, Khotite - verte, khotite - net... 
1998
Harald Vock, Ein Sarg für Mr. Holloway 
1998
Mihajlo Viktorovic, Black Pearls 
1998
Morten Rotne Leffers, Den hvide flok 
1999
Oseola McCarty, American philanthropist (b. 1908) 
1999
Bernadette O'Farrell, The Goldmaker's Return 
1999
Vitali Gladnikov, Neulovimye mstiteli 
1999
Jirí Sebestík, Love at First Sight 
1999
Mark Hanna, Saving Private Ryan 
2000
Richard Mulligan, American actor (b. 1932) 
2000
Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937) 
2000
Carmencita Johnson, The Wind 
2000
Robert Lax, Why Should I Buy a Bed When All That I Want Is Sleep? 
2000
José Algueró, El niño es nuestro 
2000
Carl Sigman, Zodiac 
2000
Rose-Marie Precht, Back to the USSR - takaisin Ryssiin 
2000
Richard Mulligan, Oliver & Company 
2000
Baden Powell, Eat Pray Love 
2000
Nick Fatool, Pete Kelly's Blues 
2001
Walter Avancini, Rabo-de-Saia 
2001
Ritter Collett, Disciples of Jackie Robinson 
2001
Hannes Nikel, Das Boot 
2002
Siegfried Unseld, Der Briefwechsel 
2002
Dick Shoemaker, Good Guys Wear Black 
2002
Enzo Andronico, The Most Beautiful Wife 
2002
Branislav 'Brana' Petrovic, Muskarci 
2002
Boris Rychkov, An Independent Life 
2003
Robert Palmer, English singer (b. 1949) 
2003
Shawn Lane, American guitarist (b. 1963) 
2003
Robert Palmer, American Psycho 
2003
Robert Lombard, The Wing or Thigh? 
2003
George Plimpton, Good Will Hunting 
2003
Jean-Pierre Ronfard, Chaos and Desire 
2003
Kerim Afsar, Yaprak dökümü 
2003
Inday Badiday, Inday Heart to Heart 
2003
Jonny Kennedy, The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off 
2003
Stanislav Pozhlakov, Kortik 
2004
Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969) 
2004
László Kabos, Sparrows Are Birds Too 
2004
Horace Silverstone, The Crash of 1929 
2004
John Blaylock, Highway to the Discomfort Zone 
2004
Marianna Komlos, WWF Raw 
2005
Helen Cresswell, British author 
2005
Jerry Juhl, Sesame Street 
2005
Troy Steele, Leather Training Center 2 
2005
Heidi Genée, Grete Minde 
2005
Helen Cresswell, The Bagthorpe Saga 
2005
Henrik Huld, Jan går til filmen 
2006
Byron Nelson, American golfer (b. 1912) 
2006
Iva Toguri D'Aquino, alleged Tokyo Rose (b. 1916) 
2006
David Croucher, The World Is Not Enough 
2006
Ralph Story, Understanding Alcohol Use and Abuse 
2006
Peter Mullings, Episode dated 10 January 1986 
2006
Bobby Samarzich, The Boy from Stalingrad 
2006
Amina Umurzakova, Alye maki Issyk-Kulya 
2006
Byron Nelson, Golf Masters 
2006
Iva Toguri, Tokyo Rose/Communism, Italian Style/Two Can Live as Cheaply as One 
2006
Gerhard Behrendt, Unser Sandmännchen 
2006
Lionel Murton, Patton 
2007
Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (b. 1913) 
2007
Bill Wirtz, American sports team owner (b. 1929) 
2007
Velma Dawson, Man on the Moon 
2007
Benjamin Rivera, Friday 
2007
Lee H. Doyle, The Bostonians 
2007
Magalhães Mota, The Good People of Portugal 
2007
Randy Van Horne, Blaze Glory 
2007
Bill Wirtz, Bobby Hull 
2007
Richard Sabre, Athena 
2007
Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema, Soldier of Orange 
2008
Paul Newman, American actor (b. 1925) 
2008
Marc Moulin, Belgian musician and journalist (b. 1942) 
2008
Raymond Macherot, Les enquêtes de Chlorophylle 
2008
Paul Newman, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 
2008
Joli Jászai, A Hungarian Fairy Tale 
2008
Cirio H. Santiago, Water Lily 
2008
M. Clay Adams, The Beatles at Shea Stadium 
2008
Walter Bien, Tom Sawyer 
2008
Phyllis Welch, Professor Beware 
2008
Bernadette Greevy, Bing Crosby in Dublin 
2008
Marc Moulin, Grand Theft Auto IV 
2009
Vincent Russo, Screamtime 
2010
Gloria Stuart, American actress dies from respiratory failure at 100 
2010
Patty Fox, An Evening at the Academy Awards 
2010
James Stovall, Dead 
2010
Bill Bennington, 19th Summer Olympic Games 
2010
Gloria Stuart, Titanic 
2010
Junko Ikeuchi, Evil Brain from Outer Space 
2010
Stanislaw Olczyk, The Hourglass Sanatorium 
2011
Bob Cassilly, American Artist and Founder of the St. Louis City Museum (b. 1949) 
2011
Jerry Haynes, Boys Don't Cry 
2011
Norbert Zbigniew Medlewski, Johnnie Waterman 
2011
Uan Rasey, Taxi Driver 
2011
David Zelag Goodman, Logan's Run 
2011
Jessy Dixon, Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 
2012
Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28 
2012
Johnny Lewis, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem 
2012
Antonio Areta, Don Quijote de la Mancha 
2012
Eugene Genovese, Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property 
2012
John Fortune Dunn, Episode #1.3 
2012
Alexis Solomos, Never on Sunday 
2012
M'el Dowd, F/X 
2013
Terence Marinan, The Fan 
2013
Sos Sargsyan, Solaris 
2013
Mario Montez, Mario Banana I 
2013
Aldo Reggiani, The Cat o' Nine Tails 
2013
Denis Brodeur, 100 Years of the Montreal Canadiens 
2013
Jovan Jovicic, The Bag of Luck 
2014
John Mack Carter, Good Housekeeping: A Better Way 
2014
Thomas Schamoni, A Big Grey-Blue Bird 
2014
Jim Boeke, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 
2014
Sam Hall, Night of Dark Shadows 
2014
Raul Alvarez Garin, México; Los años sesenta 
2014
Michael McCarty, The Legend of Bagger Vance 
2014
Ed Derian, A Bronx Tale 
2015
Homa Rusta, Az Karkheh ta Rhein 
2015
Irén Bódis, Édes Emma, drága Böbe - vázlatok, aktok 
2015
Joan Mankin, Bee Season 
2015
Laverne Thompson, Gents Without Cents 
2015
Sidney Phillips, FUBAR: September 1944 - December 1944 
2016
Major League Baseball star Jose Fernandez dies aged 24 
2016
Golf Great Arnold Palmer Dies Aged 87 
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