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1975Francisco Franco, Spanish dictator (1936-75), dies at 82

1903Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42

November 20th Deaths
Date Event
869
King Edmund of East Anglia 
967
Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of Liederen), dies 
1348
Stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle against Roman revolutionaries by Porta Tiburtina 
1437
Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, cardinal and lord chancellor (b. 1363) 
1480
Eleonora van Austrian, translator, dies 
1518
Pierre de la Rue/Peter van Straten, Flemish composer, dies 
1518
Marmaduke Constable, English soldier 
1527
Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter, 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic 
1529
Karl von Miltitz, papal nuncio 
1591
Christopher Hatton, English politician (b. 1540) 
1612
John Harington, English writer (b. 1561) 
1651
Mikołaj Potocki, Polish soldier (b. 1595) 
1662
Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614) 
1669
Arnold Geulincx, South Neth philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45 
1675
Francisco de Moura y Cortereal, Span land guardian of Neth (1664-68) 
1678
Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 
1704
Charles Plumier, French botanist (b. 1646) 
1713
Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), dies at 74 
1737
Caroline of Ansbach, queen of Great-Britain, dies 
1741
Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/clergyman, dies 
1750
Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50 
1758
Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish composer/violist, dies at 64 
1764
Christian Goldbach, German mathematician, dies 
1778
Francesco Cetti, Italian Jesuit scientist (b. 1726) 
1815
Jan Potocki, The Saragossa Manuscript 
1827
Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer, dies at 58 
1847
Henry F. Lyte, 28 Days Later... 
1851
Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75 
1856
Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81 
1863
James Bruce, Count of Elgin & Kincardine, governor Jamaica, dies at 52 
1882
Bela Albrecht Pal Keler, composer, dies at 62 
1887
Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77 
1894
Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64 
1894
Anton Rubinstein, Evening 
1898
John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway), dies 
1899
Carl A E Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish translator, dies at 63 
1900
Charles Hale Hoyt, Band Drill 
1903
Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42 
1903
H.P. Danks, Barfly 
1907
Paula Modersohn-Becker, Paula Modersohn-Becker - Geschichte einer Malerin 
1908
Georgy Voronoy, Russian mathematician (b. 1868) 
1910
Leo Tolstoi, Russian earl/writer (War & Peace), dies at 82 [OS] 
1910
Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (Anna Karenina), dies at 82 [NS] 
1910
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina 
1920
Ethel Dovey, Thus Saith the Lord 
1922
George Bronson Howard, The Further Adventures of Yorke Norroy 
1923
Allen Holubar, The Health Road 
1925
Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain, dies at 80 
1925
Stefan Zeromski, The Spring to Come 
1925
Queen Alexandra, Queen Alexandra's Arrival to Toldboden 
1926
Clémence Valpreux, Molière, sa vie, son oeuvre 
1926
John Fairbanks, Wild and Woolly 
1927
Karl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammer, composer, dies at 56 
1929
Shep Camp, Hampton Court Palace 
1930
Jimmy Hussey, Jim Hussey 
1934
Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist (b. 1872) 
1934
Joel Lehtonen, Cripple in Love 
1934
John Daly Murphy, A Tangle in Hearts 
1935
John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, British Admiral of the Fleet, Kensington, London, of pneumonia 
1935
Léon Bernard, Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier 
1935
Earl Jellicoe, Q-Ships 
1936
Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, Spanish Falange, executed 
1936
José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Bon cop de falç. La història de l'himne 
1937
Ivo Badalic, The Sunflower Woman 
1938
Enzo Matsunaga, Japanese writer (b. 1895) 
1938
Dronning Maud, Ved Ribe Domkirkes indvielse 
1939
Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72 
1940
Harriot Stanton Blatch, Eighty Million Women Want - ? 
1940
Adrienne Morrison, Damaged Goods 
1942
Emma Meissner, Skilda tiders danser 
1942
Luigi Antonelli, Il barone di Corbò 
1942
Diana Hope, The Man from Blankley's 
1944
Sekio Nishina, Japanese inventor (kaiten-suicide submarine), dies at 21 
1944
Maria Jacobini, Maman Colibri 
1945
Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877) 
1946
Valentine Williams, A Dispatch from Reuter's 
1947
Wolfgang Borchert, Brot 
1947
Frank Antunez, The Pilgrim 
1948
Roy Martin, Rascals 
1949
Hubert Whitehead, The Circus Man 
1950
Francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84 
1950
Erling Drangsholt, Two Lives 
1950
Francesco Cilea, Philadelphia 
1950
Joseph H. Nadel, D.O.A. 
1951
Thomas Quinlan (impresario) (b. 1881) 
1952
Benedetto Croce, Italian philosopher (La Critica), dies at 86 
1952
Adam Dobosz, Szyb L-23 
1953
Jimmie Dundee, At War with the Army 
1954
Gwen Delano, The Big Grandma 
1955
Torsten Leistén, Venusta etsimässä eli erään nuoren miehen ihmeelliset seikkailut 
1955
Topo Leistelä, Mannerheim II 
1955
Gustave Gallet, Un de la lune 
1956
Emmerich Hanus, Die Liebe der Maria Bonde 
1956
Kazim Ziya, Sabuhi 
1957
Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 
1957
Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian-Lithuanian artist (d. 1875) 
1957
Harry Zehner, Dracula's Daughter 
1959
Bud Pearson, If You Knew Susie 
1959
Eivor Kjellström, Saturday Nights 
1959
Sylvia Lopez, Ercole e la regina di Lidia 
1960
Jacob Cohen, Hebrew poet/writer, dies 
1960
Alexander Bako, Klostret i Sendomir 
1960
Betty Lawford, The Devil Thumbs a Ride 
1961
Alan Lipscott, Donna Plays Cupid 
1962
Jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies 
1962
William M. Hough, The Spanish Prisoner 
1962
Kitty Beneke, Støv på hjernen 
1964
John Tasker Howard, composer, dies at 73 
1968
Cathy Lewis, actress (Deidre-Hazel), dies of cancer at 50 
1968
Helen Gardner, silent film actress (Sandra), dies 
1971
Willi Elfes, Episode #1.9 
1973
Allan Sherman, parodist (Camp Granada, Harvey & Sheila), dies at 48 
1975
Francisco Franco, Spanish dictator (1936-75), dies at 82 
1975
William Bagdad, Girl in Gold Boots 
1976
Trofim Lysenko, Stalinist biologist (b. 1898) 
1977
Maxie Wander, writer, dies 
1978
Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian poet (b. 1890) 
1978
Ilean Hume, The Blood of the Poor 
1978
Jens August Schade, People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart 
1978
Robert Alan Aurthur, Grand Prix 
1978
Boris Korneev, Ballerina on the Boat 
1979
Michael Darbyshire, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 
1979
Morris Hughes, The Nut 
1980
John McEwen, Episode dated 7 August 1963 
1980
Buzz Barton, Human Targets 
1981
Stina Hedberg, Flickorna på Uppåkra 
1981
Alfredo De Laurentiis, The Great War 
1981
Arlete Moreira, Estupro 
1981
Myra Kinch, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 
1982
Catherine Mackin,  
1982
Philip DeGuard, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 
1982
Lucio Lombardo Radice, Elogio di Gaspard Monge fatto da lui stesso 
1982
John Maud, Episode #1.6 
1983
Marcel Dalio, actor (Casablanca), dies at 83 
1983
Richard Loo, actor, (China Sky), dies of cardio-pulmonary arrest 
1983
Kristmann Gudmundsson, You Can No Longer Remain Silent 
1983
Hans Spialek, Prom 59: John Wilson on Broadway 
1983
Marcel Dalio, Sabrina 
1983
Osceola Archer, An Affair of the Skin 
1983
Richard Loo, The Man with the Golden Gun 
1984
Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78 
1984
Peter Welch, The Android Invasion: Part One 
1984
Duke Green, Zorro's Black Whip 
1984
Bert Edgar, Vampires 
1984
Joseph Small, Twice-Told Tales 
1984
Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Meherjaan 
1984
Carlo Campanini, Le miserie del signor Travet 
1984
Alexander Moyzes, Young Hearts 
1984
Frederick E. West, The Living Christ Series 
1985
Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65 
1985
Peggy Feury, All of Me 
1985
Ellen Carstensen Reenberg, En desertør 
1986
Brud Talbot, Run Before the Wind 
1986
Bela Kovacs, Park Row 
1987
Lillian Weber-Hansen, Tre piger i Paris 
1987
Ivone Silva, Episode #1.1 
1987
Helen Scott, Fahrenheit 451 
1987
William L. Cooper Jr., Time of the Apes 
1988
Brigitte Lebahn, Irren ist Teuflisch 
1989
Lynn Bari, actress (Shock, Nocturne, 6 Gun Law), dies at 71 
1989
Lynn Bari, Shock 
1989
Leonardo Sciascia, Open Doors 
1990
Herbert Kegel, Forrest Gump 
1991
Gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies 
1991
Inga-Lill Åhström, Guilt 
1991
Gina Petrushka, The Exorcist 
1991
Helga Hahnemann, Hoffnungslose Fälle 
1992
John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack 
1992
Nicky Hammerhead, Hiding Out 
1992
Félix Marten, The Grapes of Death 
1992
John Foreman, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 
1992
Steven J. Ross, The Brothers Warner 
1993
Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51 
1993
Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs 
1993
Heather Farr, golfer, dies of cancer at 28 
1993
Daniel Holt, Dynastud 
1993
Emile Ardolino, Dirty Dancing 
1994
John Lucarotti, scriptwriter, dies at 68 
1994
Saeedi Sirjani, poet, dies at 64 
1994
John Lucarotti, The Temple of Evil 
1994
Bernie Knee, Stick 
1995
Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist, dies at 50 
1995
Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Oly-gold), dies of heart attack at 28 
1995
Ewa Ekwinska, Dekalog, dwa 
1995
Robin Gandy, The Strange Life and Death of Dr. Turing 
1995
Dodie Demme, Philadelphia 
1995
Dorothy Demme, Something Wild 
1995
Leotis Martin, Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion 
1995
Sergei Grinkov, Sergei Grinkov: Celebration of a Life 
1996
Bert Geoffrey Achong, electron microscopist, dies at 67 
1996
Kerry Vaughn, Prehistoric Women 
1996
Daniel Dare, The Gentle Deceiver 
1996
Véra Korène, Café de Paris 
1996
Gustl Gstettenbaur, Woman in the Moon 
1997
Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana 
1997
Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52 
1997
Dick Littlefield, baseball player (b. 1926) 
1997
Vladislav Balandin, Sorok minut do rassveta 
1997
Tove Grandjean, Afsporet 
1997
Jim Sellars, M*A*S*H 
1997
Robert Palmer, Deep Blues 
1997
Stanislava Pesic, We Are Not Angels 
1997
Otto Sterman, The Johnsons 
1998
Galina Starovoitova, Russian politician (b. 1946) 
1998
Hisao Dazai, The Yellow Handkerchief 
1998
Marian Brandys, Ludzie z pociagu 
1998
Hope Cameron, Tales of Ordinary Madness 
1998
Roland Alphonso, Coffee and Cigarettes 
1998
Rosa Turich, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter 
1998
Dick Sisler, 1965 MLB All-Star Game 
1998
Les Kimber, Superman 
1999
Amintore Fanfani, Italian politician and prime minister (b. 1908) 
1999
Patrick Bedford, Up the Down Staircase 
1999
Adele Balkan, The Fly 
1999
Renate Rennhack, Bittere Pillen 
1999
Amintore Fanfani, Fanfani e... la 'Madonna del parto' di Piero della Francesca 
2000
Mike Muuss, American computer programmer (b. 1958) 
2000
Kalle Päätalo, Finnish writer (b. 1919) 
2000
Vyacheslav Kotyonochkin, Tretiy vypusk 
2000
James Legg, A Texas Funeral 
2000
Pál Peterdi, Nehéz kesztyük 
2000
Bruce Talkington, DuckTales: Treasure of the Golden Suns 
2000
Kalle Päätalo, The Last Lumbercamp 
2000
Gaylord Carter, Inside Out 
2000
Jerzy Siewierski, Powrót wilczycy 
2001
Ted Hurley, The Dating Game 
2001
Lea Rihte, Tee työ ja opi pelaamaan 
2001
Ivo Grenz, Protest 
2001
Wim Bosboom, Eten 
2001
Peggy Chantler Dick, A Brand New Life 
2002
Jerry Gross, Teenage Mother 
2002
Arthur H. Wolf, Speech: Platform Posture and Appearance 
2002
Niddy Impekoven, Armes kleines Mädchen 
2002
Webster Lewis, My Tutor 
2003
Robert Addie, British actor (cancer) (b. 1960) 
2003
Loris Azzaro, French fashion designer (b. 1933) 
2003
David Dacko, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930) 
2003
Eugene Kleiner, American entrepreneur (b. 1923) 
2003
Roger Short, British Consulate General (b. 1944) 
2003
Jim Siedow, American actor (b. 1920) 
2003
Kerem Yilmazer, Turkish actor (b. 1945) 
2003
Jim Siedow, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 
2003
Frank Moorey, Love Actually 
2003
Robert Addie, Excalibur 
2003
Loris Azzaro, Duos sur canapé 
2004
David Grierson, Canadian radio host (b. 1955) 
2004
Jenny Ross, English musician (Section 25) (b. 1962) 
2004
Floyd Schenk, How's Your Love Life? 
2004
Jimmy Tapp, Of Unknown Origin 
2004
Leon Benedict, The Lonely Sex 
2004
Charles Lang, Decision at Sundown 
2004
Dénes Pócsik, Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad 
2004
Anna Keaveney, Vera Drake 
2005
Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian poet (b. 1931) 
2005
Sheldon Gardner, American psychologist (b. 1934) 
2005
Chris Whitley, American musician (b. 1960) 
2005
James King, American singer (b. 1925) 
2005
Chris Whitley, Thelma & Louise 
2005
Gene Fukuzawa, The Mosquito Coast 
2005
Alfred Anderson, The Last Tommy 
2005
James King, Die tote Stadt 
2005
Hans-Peter Reinicke, The White Dove 
2005
Harry Lawton, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here 
2005
Nora Denney, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 
2006
Robert Altman, American film director (b. 1925) 
2006
Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician (b. 1950) 
2006
Andre Waters, American football player (b. 1962) 
2006
Angelo D'Agostino, Ending Aids: The Search for a Vaccine 
2006
Dirk B.G. Driksen, Dead Kennedys: DMPO's on Broadway 
2006
Donald Hamilton, The Big Country 
2006
Robert Altman, Gosford Park 
2006
Chris Hayward, Mockingbird Lane 
2006
Arne Walentin, Godvakker-Maren 
2006
John Pepper, Ghostbusters 
2006
Ray Brooks, The Dukes of Hazzard 
2006
Edílson Buba, Big Brother Brasil 
2006
Andrew Waters,  
2006
Andre Waters, Scarred 
2006
Kevin McClory, Thunderball 
2006
Zoia Ceausescu,  
2007
Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919) 
2007
Goh Misawa, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 
2007
Slavko Simic, Paviljon VI 
2007
David Francis, A Christmas Festival 
2007
Ian Smith, The Question of Rhodesia 
2007
Konrad Thur, Die Thuranos - Leben auf dem Drahtseil 
2007
Randy Tallman, Deus Ex 
2008
Sven Inge, Swedish painter and modern artist (b. 1935) 
2008
Arno Flor, The Big Chance 
2008
Fábio Junqueira, Essas Mulheres 
2008
Rosa Ully Axelrod, Die Geschichte einer Vertreibung 
2008
June Vincent, Black Angel 
2008
John D. Craig, The Shawshank Redemption 
2008
Bob Jeter, AFL-NFL World Championship Game 
2008
Jan Machulski, Vabank 
2009
Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (b. 1925) 
2009
Max Robertson, British sports commentator, radio and television presenter and author (b. 1915) 
2009
Max Robertson, Episode dated 23 April 1972 
2009
Roman Trakhtenberg, Shou ili biznes? 
2009
Shôji Ôki, Yojimbo 
2009
J. Michael James, Hunting for Herschell 
2009
Volker Horn, Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos 
2009
Herbert Richers, Barren Lives 
2009
Elisabeth Söderström, The Adventures of Picasso 
2009
H.C. Robbins Landon, Lo speziale 
2009
Marc Reshovsky, Set It Off 
2009
Charis Wilson, Eloquent Nude: The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston & Charis Wilson 
2009
John Burnie, The Survivors 
2009
Lino Lacedelli, Mountain Men 
2010
Rob Lytle, American football player (b. 1954) 
2010
Laurie Bembenek, American convicted murderer and fugitive (b. 1958) 
2010
Danny McDevitt, American baseball player (b. 1932) 
2010
Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931) 
2010
Geraldine Court, All My Children 
2010
Douglas Robinson, The School 
2010
Lawrencia Bembenek, Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story 
2010
Rob Lytle, Super Bowl XII 
2010
Heinz Weiss, The Great Escape 
2010
Chalmers Johnson, Why We Fight 
2011
Javier Pradera, Cuando Franco murió, yo tenía 30 años 
2011
Larry Munson, Damn Good Dog 
2011
Lars Brandeby, Kurt Olsson - filmen om mitt liv som mej själv 
2011
Lenny Lyles, Super Bowl III 
2011
Shelagh Delaney, A Taste of Honey 
2011
Dorothy Morris, Seconds 
2011
Adriano Reys, Gente que Transa 
2011
Burhanuddin Rabbani, CNN Presents: Terror Nation? U.S. Creation? 
2011
Yutaka Narita, Spirited Away 
2011
Robert Party, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 
2011
Russell Garcia, The Time Machine 
2012
William Grut, Swedish pentathlete, dies at 98 
2012
Ivan Kusan, Charuga 
2012
Aleksandr Davydov, Vozvrashchenie bludnogo popugaya (vypusk 2) 
2012
Philip Hickie, Episode #1.6 
2012
Izabella Wilczynska-Szalawska, Oszolomienie 
2013
Peter Griffiths,  
2013
Dieter Hildebrandt, Der Rhein-Main-Donau-Kanal 
2013
Charles Matthews, Splendor in the Grass 
2013
Dan Gerrity, The Spirit 
2013
Sylvia Browne, Episode #1.8549 
2013
Pavel Bobek, 13. komnata Pavla Bobka 
2014
Pablo Olivares, Campeones 
2014
Cayetana de Alba, Episode #1.1 
2014
Juris Pucka, Lielais dzintars 
2014
Nana Yuriko, Bar25 
2014
Stanley MacDonald, Entrepreneurs Anonymous 
2015
Ramona Jones, Fiddler and 'Hee Haw' Cast Member, Dead at 91 
2017
Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49 
2017
Cult leader and convict Charles Manson dies aged 83 
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