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Notable Deaths on November 12th

1916Percival Lowell, American amateur astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona (b. 1855)

2003Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976)

November 12th Deaths
Date Event
607
Pope Boniface III, dies after less than a year in office 
1035
Cnut (Canute) "The Great", King of Denmark. England, Norway and parts of Sweden. Reigned 1016-1035. 
1094
King Duncan II of Scotland (b. 1060) 
1202
Knut VI, king of the Denen/Turn (1182-1202), dies at about 39 
1434
King Louis III of Naples 
1555
Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65 
1558
Shalom Shakna ben Joseph, Rabbi (founder of 1st Polish Yeshiva), dies 
1567
Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, Marshal of France, dies at 74 
1595
John Hawkins, English navigator/treasurer of the Navy, dies at 63 
1600
Andreas of Austrian, Land Guardian of Neth (1598-1600), dies at 42 
1606
Matthaus Ludecus, composer, dies at 79 
1606
St. Nicholas Owen (martyr), one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales 
1667
Hans Nansen, Danish statesman (b. 1598) 
1671
Thomas, 3rd baron Fairfax of Cameron, English general, dies at 59 
1722
Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63 
1739
Ludwig Ernst, composer, dies at 71 
1742
Friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (b. 1660) 
1754
Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58 
1757
Colley Cibber, English poet (b. 1671) 
1802
Charles van Poucke, Flemish sculptor, dies at 62 
1806
Josef Gottlieb Kölreuter, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, dies at 73 
1823
Emmanuel Aloys Forster, composer, dies at 75 
1836
Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (b. 1773) 
1852
Georg Hellmesberger, composer, dies at 22 
1865
Elizabeth Gaskell, English novelist (b. 1810) 
1865
Elizabeth Gaskell, Return to Cranford: Part One - August 1844 
1869
Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies 
1893
Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80 
1896
Spyridon Xyndas, composer, dies at 84 
1906
William Rufus Shafter, Major General Shafter 
1908
William Keith Brooks, American marine zoologist (anatomy and embryology of marine animals), dies at 60 
1912
Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58 
1913
Peter Fristrup, Svend, Knud og Valdemar 
1914
Augusto Dos Anjos, Di Cavalcanti 
1916
Percival Lowell, American amateur astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona (b. 1855) 
1921
Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 63 
1925
Roman Statkowski, composer, dies at 65 
1926
Joseph Garney Cannon, President McKinley Taking the Oath 
1927
Jere Austin, Kit, the Arkansaw Traveler 
1933
James T. Kelley, The Rink 
1933
O.A. Patterson, King Kong 
1937
Harry Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper (v WI 1928), dies 
1937
Emily Custance, Lady Plumpton's Motor Car 
1937
Zbigniew Unilowski, One Room Tenants 
1939
(Ernest YY) Oscar Tourniaire, actor (Bluejackets), dies at 59 
1939
Norman Bethune, Canadian doctor and humanitarian (b. 1890) 
1939
Oscar Tourniaire, Roze Kate 
1939
Ranger Bill Miller, Guilty 
1939
Norman Bethune, Heart of Spain 
1940
Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34 
1940
Alejandro García Caturla, The Lost City 
1941
Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, NY gangster/police informer, killed 
1941
Henri Christiné, The Josephine Baker Story 
1941
Charles Huntziger,  
1942
Frances Moffett, No One Man 
1944
Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87 
1944
George D Birkhoff, US mathematician (Aesthetic measure), dies at 60 
1944
Roy Agnew, composer, dies at 51 
1944
George Houston, Frontier Scout 
1945
Jaro Fürth, Diary of a Lost Girl 
1947
Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82 
1947
Theodore Lorch, Flash Gordon 
1947
Baroness Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel 
1948
Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81 
1948
Umberto Giordano, Philadelphia 
1949
Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64 
1949
Lionel Houser, Christmas in Connecticut 
1950
F. Pope-Stamper, Ghosts 
1951
Ella Gombaszögi, Meseautó 
1952
Jean Thomas, Snafu 
1953
Deane H. Dickason, Beautiful Bali 
1953
Juan de la Cruz, Roots 
1953
Gregor Rabinovitch, Episode 
1954
Mary Akin, Transients in Arcadia 
1954
Elizabeth Dunne, Stage Door 
1954
Leo H. Braun, The Sea Lion 
1954
John Meehan, Boys Town 
1955
Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878) 
1955
Grahame Covert, Desperate 
1955
Robert Dudley, The Palm Beach Story 
1956
Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49 
1956
Gerhard Alexander, But Not in Vain 
1957
Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78 
1957
Norman Rice, The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima 
1958
Vasili Kovrigin, Admiral Nakhimov 
1958
James Michael Curley, Episode #4.34 
1959
Daan Van Olleffen, De laatste dagen van een eiland 
1959
Louis Mason, Spitfire 
1960
John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies 
1960
Eero Selin, Sanoin ja sävelin 
1961
Russell Lewis, Becky Sharp 
1961
Lewis L. Russell, The Lost Weekend 
1962
Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68 
1962
Sid Tomack, actor (Gillis-Life of Riley, My Friend Irma), dies at 55 
1962
Irene Tams, Taxi 
1964
Fred Hutchinson, 1964 MLB All-Star Game 
1965
Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader (b. 1888) 
1966
Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 
1967
Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58 
1969
Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77 
1972
Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92 
1973
Luiz Peixoto, Madame Satã 
1974
Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50 
1975
Anthony Ross, TV host (Telltale Clue), dies at 69 
1975
David Ross, L'Chayim Hadashim 
1976
Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82 
1976
Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1893) 
1976
Walter Piston, A Tribute to Teachers 
1978
Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 
1979
Dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85 
1980
Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 
1980
Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident, dies at 42 
1980
Haya van Someren-Downer, Dutch MP, dies at 54 
1980
Yrjö Rannikko, Through the Fog 
1980
Alexander Voormolen, De kleine zielen 
1981
Ross C. Burke, Toys in the Attic 
1982
Jan Ciszewski, Swieta wojna 
1982
Eduardo Mallea, Gunte, de Barracas 
1982
Bertil Bronner, Anderssonskans Kalle 
1982
Cass Michaels, 1949 MLB All-Star Game 
1983
Joan Sales, Pepe Sales: Pobres pobres que els donguin pel cul 
1983
Fred Purner Jr., Shrimps for a Day 
1984
Chester Himes, American author (b. 1909) 
1984
Chester Himes, A Rage in Harlem 
1984
Jack Wrather, The Lone Ranger 
1984
Ben Lucien Burman, Steamboat Round the Bend 
1984
Brian Carroll, Lifeforce 
1985
Dicky Wells, Episode #1.20 
1985
Jarma Lewis, Raintree County 
1986
Toshio Shimao, The Sting of Death 
1987
Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75 
1987
Václav Bednár, Dalibor 
1987
Ray Golden, The Big Store 
1987
Cornelis Vreeswijk, Aberdeen 
1988
Lyman L. Lemnitzer, España puerta abierta 
1988
Vet Boswell, Boswell Sisters 
1988
Tomasz Sikorski, Znaki Zodiaku 
1988
Shinpei Kusano, Iki to engi 
1988
Rolf Müller, The Blue Angel 
1989
Gabriella Lakatos, Városbújócska 
1989
Douglas Rankin, School for Scoundrels 
1989
Dolores Ibárruri, The Spanish Earth 
1989
Harry Bergström, Kaunis Veera eli ballaadi Saimaalta 
1990
Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81 
1990
Eve Arden, actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82 
1990
Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies 
1990
Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered 
1990
Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet, dies at 81 
1990
Eve Arden, Grease 
1990
Dorothy Primrose, The Bridesman Danger 
1990
Randi Heide Steen, Hu Dagmar 
1990
Dave Willock, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 
1991
Christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack 
1991
Diane Brewster, actress (Courage of Black Beauty), dies at 60 
1991
Howard Brunner, dies of AIDS at 51 
1991
Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, cardinal/archbishop of Montreal, dies at 87 
1991
Juhani Kumpulainen, Noin 7 veljestä 
1991
Anna-Lisa Lindh, Önskas 
1991
Gabriele Tinti, The Flight of the Phoenix 
1991
György Várnai, Uhuka, a kis bagoly 
1991
Howard Brunner, From Noon Till Three 
1991
Colette Mareuil, La pension du libre amour 
1991
Christopher Hayes, Distortions 
1991
Diane Brewster, The Young Philadelphians 
1992
Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer, dies of cancer at 81 
1992
David Oliver, actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30 
1992
David Oliver, Another World 
1992
Robert Hoffman, I Led 3 Lives 
1992
Giulio Carlo Argan, Imago urbis 
1992
Gregory J. Markopoulos, Twice a Man 
1992
Eddie Mayehoff, How to Murder Your Wife 
1992
Charles 'Honi' Coles, Dirty Dancing 
1993
Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88 
1993
Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (NY Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86 
1993
Harry Haldeman, Nixon's cabinet member (1968-73), dies 
1993
H.R. Haldeman, Watergate 
1993
Jill Tweedie, Episode #1.1 
1993
Dria Paola, The Blind Woman of Sorrento 
1993
Bill Dickey, The Stratton Story 
1993
Anna Sten, The Wedding Night 
1994
Charles "Honi" Coles, dancer (1983 Tony award), dies at 81 
1994
Katherine Elliots, doctor, dies at 75 
1994
Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88 
1994
Wilma Glodean Rudolph, US sprinter (Olympics-3 gold-60), dies at 54 
1994
Michael Innes, Candleshoe 
1994
Martin Smith, Episode dated 25 September 1986 
1994
Wilma Rudolph, Wilma Rudolph 
1994
Bob Carroll Jr., Running Hot 
1994
Robert Carroll, The Stranger 
1994
Vanda Osiris, Polvere di stelle 
1995
Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85 
1995
Jack Mann, pilot/hostage, dies at 81 
1995
Marion Pitt, social worker/writer, dies at 56 
1995
Berth Söderlundh, Junibackens jul 
1995
Robert Stephens, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes 
1996
Don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72 
1996
Gwen Catley, soprano, dies at 90 
1996
John Qace Hardbattle, political activist, dies at 51 
1996
Peter Leeds, The Last Time I Saw Paris 
1996
Léo Ilial, Les bons débarras 
1996
Zdenek Zaoral, Poutníci 
1996
Dragoljub Karadzinovic, Prozvan je i V-3 
1996
Vytautas Zalakevicius, Niekas nenorejo mirti 
1996
Gwen Catley, We'll Smile Again 
1996
Katja Medbøe, Wives - Ten Years After 
1997
William Matthews, poet, dies at 55 
1997
Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (b. 1915) 
1997
Alberto Cavallone, La guerra del ferro: Ironmaster 
1997
Viktor Sadovsky, Moy luchshiy drug, general Vasiliy, syn Iosifa 
1997
Sándor Szabó, Topaz 
1997
Maria von Maltzan, They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust 
1997
Carola, Vaaksa vaaraa 
1997
Bob Jones Jr., Wine of Morning 
1997
Billy Wolfstone, The First Round-Up 
1997
Sid Kane, The Comic 
1997
Rainer Ptacek, Episode #2.10 
1997
Carlos Suriñac, Flavio 
1998
Paul Killiam, The Legend of Rudolph Valentino 
1998
Vicky Messica, For Ever Mozart 
1998
Lu Ann Meredith, With Pleasure, Madame 
1998
Janet Alcoriza, Nocturne of Love 
1998
Lee Elson, Harpoon 
1999
Konrad Petzold, Der Scout 
1999
Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary 
1999
Vasko Ivanovic, Ko puca otvorice mu se 
1999
Pituka de Foronda, The Three Musketeers 
1999
Gaby Casadesus, Episode #6.11 
1999
Robert Eggenweiler, WarGames 
2000
Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928) 
2000
Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913) 
2000
Leah Rabin, Yitzhak Rabin: Warrior/Peacemaker 
2000
John Bury, Salome 
2000
Halvar Björk, Autumn Sonata 
2000
Lee Parton, A Tennessee Mountain Thanksgiving 
2000
Frances Mercer, Vivacious Lady 
2000
Werner Koenig, Legionnaire 
2000
Franck Pourcel, Goodfellas 
2000
Jerry Groves, The Ten Commandments 
2001
Tony Miles, English chess player (b. 1955) 
2001
Zorita, Naughty New York 
2001
Clemente Pamplona, Cerca del cielo 
2001
Byron Sanders, One Life to Live 
2001
Carrie Donovan, Episode dated 25 January 1999 
2001
Djokica Milakovic, Episode #1.1 
2001
William M. Weiss, The Proton Pulsator 
2001
Albert Hague, Fame 
2001
Arcady, Voyage en Boscavie 
2001
Heinz Petruo, Germany Pale Mother 
2001
Paul Krasny, Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel 
2002
J.D. Peralta, Once More, with Feeling 
2002
Russell Clark, Fallen 
2003
Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986) 
2003
Kay E. Kuter, American actor (b. 1925) 
2003
Penny Singleton, American actress (b. 1908) 
2003
Tony Thompson, American drummer (Chic, Power Station) (b. 1954) 
2003
Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976) 
2003
Kay E. Kuter, The Last Starfighter 
2003
Cameron Duncan, Strike Zone 
2003
Tony Thompson, David Bowie: Serious Moonlight 
2003
Penny Singleton, Jetsons: The Movie 
2003
Jonathan Brandis, One Life to Live 
2003
Whitfield Cook, Strangers on a Train 
2003
Bill Smillie, Die Hard 2 
2003
Ronnie Mason Marino, The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze 
2004
Jacques Dynam, Fantomas 
2004
Usko Meriläinen, Open Secret 
2004
Stanislaw Skalski, Historia jednego mysliwca 
2004
Norman Rose, One Life to Live 
2004
Don Eddy, It Happened in Hollywood 
2004
Billy 'Uke' Scott, A Night of Magic 
2004
Harry Hargreaves, Episode dated 3 November 1965 
2005
William G. Adams, former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (b. 1923) 
2005
Annie Dodds, Heart of the Dragon 
2005
Esben Petersen, New Look 
2005
Fifi Oscard, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover 
2005
Manuel Gracia, Dos alas 
2006
General Jacob E. Smart, US Air Force leader World War II (b. 1909) 
2006
Slobodan Matic, Poslednja avantura 
2006
Mario Merola, Napoli serenata calibro 9 
2006
Karl-Ernst Sasse, The Last Laugh 
2006
Andrée Champeaux, Diva 
2007
Khanmohammed Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (b. 1919) 
2007
Ira Levin, American novelist (b. 1929) 
2007
Younes Shalaby, Kalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf 
2007
Lester Ziffren, City Girl 
2007
Ira Levin, Rosemary's Baby 
2007
Erik Knudsen, Engang blir Danmark frit 
2007
Peter Steiner, 1997 
2007
Ferdinando Baldi, Texas, Adios 
2007
Al Mancini, Miller's Crossing 
2007
Bert Weil, They Still Call Me Bruce 
2008
Catherine Baker Knoll, 30th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, (b. 1930) 
2008
Mitch Mitchell, English musician (b. 1947) 
2008
Rod Parkhurst, First Blood 
2008
Lasse Sandberg, Lilla spöket Laban 
2008
Henri Spade, La Polonaise 
2008
Asim Bukva, The Sunken Cemetery 
2008
Keith Pruitt, As the World Turns 
2008
Maria Kossakowska, The Moomins 
2008
John Mitchell, Jimi Plays Monterey 
2008
Kuulei De Clercq, The Hurricane 
2008
Serge Nigg, Le combat dans l'île 
2009
Danielle Godet, The Adventurer of Seville 
2009
Robert Kendall, Casbah 
2009
Jack Kissell, Barney 
2009
Paul Wendkos, Gidget 
2009
Inge Meyer, Der Laufsteg 
2009
James Lilley, The World Without US 
2009
Alla Parfanyak, Dom pod zvyozdnym nebom 
2009
Rais Galyamov, Vverkh tormashkami 
2009
Stefan Feierbach, Adalen 31 
2010
Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b. 1933) 
2010
Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (b. 1904) 
2010
Gilbert J. Hutton, Amy George 
2010
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki, The Tree of Life 
2011
Eva Monley, The Man Who Would Be King 
2011
Doyle Bramhall, 21 
2011
María Jesús Valdés, Mad Love 
2011
Hubert Nyssen, Hubert Nyssen, à livre ouvert 
2011
Peter Roebuck, Episode dated 31 May 1989 
2012
Sergio Oliva, American body builder, dies at 71 
2012
Wolf Gerlach, Episode dated 5 April 1984 
2012
Fred Ridgeway, My Boy Jack 
2012
Daryl Blonder, Surrogates 
2012
Viliam Polónyi, The Genius 
2012
Sergio Oliva, Los temibles 
2012
Rob Guzzo, Crisis: New York Under Water 
2013
John Tavener, British composer, dies from complications from Marfan syndrome at 69 
2013
Hetty Bower, The Time of Their Lives 
2013
John Tavener, Children of Men 
2013
Maurice Sarfati, Film socialisme 
2013
Geo Costiniu, Patul conjugal 
2013
Ruth Keller, The Children of Chabannes 
2013
Kurt Trampedach, Seks en halv dag med Kurt Trampedach 
2013
Jan Szmanda, Hrabina Cosel 
2013
Sonia Fraser, The Wesker Trilogy: I'm Talking About Jerusalem 
2013
Délcio Carvalho, Woman on Top 
2013
Mavis Batey, Enigma 
2013
Luciano Melani, Episode #1.3 
2013
Sérgio Grilo, Disquiet 
2013
Al Ruscio, The Godfather: Part III 
2014
John Briscoe, Thirst 
2014
Ravi Chopra, Baghban 
2014
Warren Clarke, A Clockwork Orange 
2014
Fabrizio Trifone Trecca, Episode #1.4 
2014
Richard Pasco, Mrs Brown 
2014
Buddy Catlett, In Between the Raindrops 
2014
Mary Burkett, Wainwright: The Man Who Loved the Lakes 
2014
Guy De La Berg, Förhöret 
2014
Leandro Konder, Soldado de Deus 
2014
Little Joe Washington, Royal Crown and a Moon Pie: The David Beebe Story 
2016
Robert Vaughn, star of TV's The Man from UNCLE, dies aged 83 
2016
Saudi Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud dies, aged 83 
2017
Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley dies at 57 
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