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1957Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70

1963Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's assassinator 2 days earlier, shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby live on TV

November 24th Deaths
Date Event
654
Emperor Kōtoku of Japan (b. 596) 
1115
Mathilde, markgravin of Toscane, dies 
1192
Albert I van Leuven/Luik, Belgian bishop of Luik/saint, dies at 27 
1468
Jean de Dunois, French soldier (b. 1402) 
1531
Johannes Oecolampadius, German religious reformer (b. 1482) 
1541
Margaret Tudor, wife of James IV of Scotland (b. 1489) 
1555
French Vervoort, Flemish mystic (Bruylocht Cleedt), dies at about 65 
1571
Jan Blahoslav, Czech bishop, dies at 48 
1572
John Knox, Scottish preacher, dies at about 67 
1583
René de Birague, French cardinal and chancellor (b. 1506) 
1615
Sethus Calvisius, composer, dies at 59 
1650
Manuel Cardoso, composer, dies at 83 
1674
Franciscus van Enden, Flemish jesuit/free thinker, executed at 72 
1722
Johann Adam Reincken, German organist/composer, dies at 99 
1741
Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (b. 1688) 
1770
Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (b. 1685) 
1775
Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (b. 1703) 
1781
James Caldwell, American revolutionary (b. 1734) 
1793
Clément Charles François de Laverdy, French statesman (b. 1723) 
1801
Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725) 
1807
Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64 
1822
Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50 
1827
Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/colonial director, dies at 54 
1838
Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer, dies at 65 
1840
Cornelis RT Krayenhoff, fortress architect/cartographer, dies at 82 
1842
Pehr Frigel, composer, dies at 92 
1848
William Lamb 2nd viscount Melbourne, British PM (1834..41), dies at 69 
1863
Claudius Charles Wilson, Confederate brig-gen during American Civil War, dies of fever at camp in Ringgold, Georgia 
1870
Comte de Lautréamont, French writer (b. 1846) 
1870
The Count of Lautreamont Isidore Ducasse, Les chants de Maldoror 
1880
Hanri Reber, composer, dies at 73 
1885
Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1875-85), dies at 27 
1890
August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born financier (b. 1816) 
1899
Abdullah ibn Mohammed al-Ta'a'ishi, mahdi of Sudan (1883-99), dies 
1903
Charles Dupee Blake, composer, dies at 56 
1911
Wilhelm Jensen, Gradiva (C'est Gradiva qui vous appelle) 
1914
Louis de Raet, Belgian economist/Flemish People Party, dies 
1916
John Francis Barnett, composer, dies at 79 
1916
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, American-born gunsmith (b. 1840) 
1919
William Stowell, Fighting Mad 
1922
Erskine Childers, The Riddle of the Sands 
1922
Ludwig Hartau, Anna Boleyn 
1923
Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39 
1929
Georges Clemenceau, French journalist/premier (1917-20), dies at 88 
1929
Georges Clemenceau, Veil of Happiness 
1929
Raymond Hitchcock, Sardines à la Carte 
1933
Endre Szeghõ, Today and Tomorrow 
1934
Michimi Tamagawa, Chiisaki tabigeinin 
1934
Francelia Billington, Blind Husbands 
1937
Apolônia Pinto, A Viuvinha do Cinema 
1937
Sergei Minin, China Express 
1937
Tell Taylor, The Haunted Mansion 
1938
Max Mothes, Die Morphinistin 
1938
Ferenc Martos, Bob herceg 
1939
John Harron, White Zombie 
1939
Halsey H. Tower, Man's Fate 
1941
Wilmo Schäfer, Liebe kann lügen 
1942
Helen Gilliland, The Storm 
1942
Frank Owen, World Series Baseball Game 
1942
Gulya Korolyova, Children of the Revolution 
1943
Martin Raschke, German author/war correspondent, dies at 38 
1943
Reina Prince Geerligs, [Leentjes Vandendriesch], anti-fascist, dies 
1943
Doris Miller, American navy cook (b. 1919) 
1943
Frank Sheridan, The Life of Emile Zola 
1943
Orrin Johnson, The Three Musketeers 
1944
EMHCH Houtappel, resistance fighter: in Neuengamme, dies 
1944
Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54 
1944
Lis Smed, Panserbasse 
1944
Mohamed Husen, Carl Peters 
1946
Alfonso Broqua, composer, dies at 70 
1946
László Moholy-Nagy, Gross-Stadt Zigeuner 
1946
Vincent Lawrence, Movie Crazy 
1947
Léon-Paul Fargue, Au champ de vapeur 
1948
Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64 
1948
Nellie Wallace, The Wishbone 
1948
Hans Watzlik, Durch die Wälder durch die Auen 
1949
Ronald Bradbury, The Tyrant of Chiracahua 
1949
Robert N. Bradbury, Blue Steel 
1949
Frederick Lloyd, Oliver Twist 
1949
Maurice Goldberg, The Great Rupert 
1950
Florence Edney, Angel Street 
1952
Camille de Morlhon, The Little Vixen 
1952
Bert E. Sebell, Hard Boiled 
1953
George Alexander Russell, composer, dies at 73 
1953
Robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist, dies at 70 
1953
Tom Walter, Mälarpirater 
1955
Simon Bucharoff, The Big Sleep 
1956
Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920) 
1956
Frank Titterton, Waltz Time 
1957
Diego Rivera, Mexican painter, dies at 70 
1957
Cesare Meano, La zia smemorata 
1957
Diego Rivera, Exotic Mexico 
1958
Edgar A Robert Cecil viscount of Chelwood, (Nobel 1937), dies at 94 
1958
Harry Parke, Night Spot 
1959
Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71 
1959
Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainen writer (Commissioners), dies at 60 
1959
Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player (b. 1883) 
1959
Lyman Bryson, U.N. Casebook 
1960
Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, zionist/socialist theorist, dies at 82 
1960
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882) 
1960
Ferdynand Goetel, Z dnia na dzien 
1960
Kyle Crichton, The Happiest Millionaire 
1961
Ruth Chatterton, actress (Female, Dodsworth), dies after illness at 67 
1961
Harrington Reynolds, Old English 
1962
James J Kilroy, tank inspector (Kilroy was here), dies at 60 
1963
Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK's assassinator 2 days earlier, shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby live on TV 
1963
Vladimir Rosing, Interrupted Melody 
1963
Lee Harvey Oswald, Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? 
1964
John Fabricius, playwright, dies at 55 
1965
Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1895) 
1967
Arnold J d'ailly, mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), dies at 65 
1967
Louis Fratto, American gangster (b. 1908) 
1970
Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer, dies at 76 
1971
Roger Maxwell, Doctor Zhivago 
1972
Hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52 
1972
Hal Overton, Unidentified Flying Objects: The True Story of Flying Saucers 
1972
Alexander Smallens, The River 
1973
John Neihardt, American writer (b. 1881) 
1975
Paul Vogel, The Time Machine 
1975
Robert S. Taplinger, Jezebel 
1977
Richard Carlson, actor/director (Little Foxes, Hunted), dies at 65 
1977
Harold Rice, The Great Dictator 
1977
Mayo Smith, 1969 MLB All-Star Game 
1977
Jason Johnson, The Cape Canaveral Monsters 
1977
Henry Janssen, Forbidden 
1978
Kamil Yarmatov, Alisher Navoy 
1979
Ralph Greenson, Love, Marilyn 
1980
George Raft, actor (Scarface, Johnny Angel, Mr Ace), dies at 85 
1980
Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (b. 1897) 
1980
George Raft, Some Like It Hot 
1980
Nancy Hsueh, Targets 
1980
Charles Payzant, Dumbo 
1980
Lou Lusty, Wildcat Bus 
1981
John Gruber, Tribes 
1981
Yrjö Ikonen, Rosvo Roope 
1981
Ejner Federspiel, Story of Barbara 
1982
Tibor Molnár, The Red and the White 
1982
Barack Obama Sr.,  
1982
Erzsébet Házy, Gräfin Mariza 
1983
Zygmunt Samosiuk, Kochaj albo rzuc 
1984
Max Grothusen, Thérèse Raquin 
1984
Ben Schwalb, Tickle Me 
1984
Paul Dahlke, Three Men in the Snow 
1984
Godfrey Ridout, Battle of Brains 
1984
Willis Robards, Ed's Mother 
1985
Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67 
1985
Big Joe Turner, American singer (b. 1911) 
1985
Aimo Heino, One Man's War 
1985
Lupita Pallás, La madrecita 
1985
René Barjavel, The Little World of Don Camillo 
1985
Michael Lansing, Nice Dreams 
1985
Big Joe Turner, Malcolm X 
1986
Dick Scheffer, Turkish Delight 
1986
Vernon G. Witt, Bambi 
1986
Hunt Stromberg Jr., Lady Luck 
1986
Bias Bernhoft, Operasjon Løvsprett 
1986
Pehr-Olof Sirén, Martinin rikos 
1986
Don Malkames, Jigsaw 
1986
Guy Repp, Citizen Kane 
1987
Jehane Benoît, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904) 
1987
Jehane Benoit, A Woman of Appetites 
1987
Louis Lantz, River of No Return 
1987
Dino Narizzano, Three Days of the Condor 
1988
John William Corrington, I Am Legend 
1988
Joachim Fernau, Komm nach Wien, ich zeig dir was! 
1988
Irmgard Seefried, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 
1988
Frenchy de Tremaudan, Egyptian Melodies 
1989
Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85 
1989
Irena Renardówna, Melodie duszy 
1989
Helmut Janatsch, Gin mit Tollkirsche 
1990
Bulent Arel, composer, dies at 72 
1990
Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan 
1990
Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (b. 1896) 
1990
Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934) 
1990
Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer of the depression, dies aged 80 
1990
Arnold Marque, Wege der Tübinger Juden. Eine Spurensuche 
1990
Robb White, Thir13en Ghosts 
1990
Helga Feddersen, Lola 
1990
Geoffrey Lumb, Another World 
1990
Marcelle Rexiane, Carnival of Sinners 
1990
Marion Post Wolcott, Fearful Symmetry 
1990
Jon Epstein, Columbo Cries Wolf 
1990
Arnold Marquis, Otto - Der Außerfriesische 
1990
Don Saroyan, Blast of Silence 
1990
Dodie Smith, 101 Dalmatians 
1991
Anton Furst, production designer (Batman), dies at 47 
1991
Eric Carr, drummer (Kiss-Beth), dies of cancer at 41 
1991
Freddie Mercury, British singer (Queen), dies of AIDS at 45 
1991
Glenn Dixon, Supervixens 
1991
Danilo Turk, Per un dollaro a Tucson si muore 
1991
Eric Carr, KISS: eXposed 
1991
Anton Furst, Full Metal Jacket 
1991
Freddie Mercury, Metropolis 
1991
Carl Sawatski, Game 6 
1992
Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78 
1992
Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer/actress (Bridge Too Far), dies 
1992
Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94 
1992
André Pergament, M'sieur la Caille 
1992
Mary Smithuysen, A Bridge Too Far 
1992
Royce Wallace, Funny Lady 
1992
Hewritt Dixon, AFL-NFL World Championship Game 
1992
June Tyson, Space Is the Place 
1992
Karol Obidniak, The Story of Sin 
1993
Albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61 
1993
Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89 
1993
Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24 
1993
Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36 
1993
Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter 
1993
John Blythe, Bon Voyage 
1993
Mme. Gres, Ulysses 
1993
Dobrila Matic, Izgubljena sreca 
1993
Józef Korzeniowski, Olsnienie 
1993
Leo H. Shreve, The Menagerie: Part II 
1993
Antonio Espino, El castillo de los monstruos 
1993
Albert Collins, Casino 
1994
Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92 
1994
Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88 
1994
Tommy Boyce, songwriter (Boyce & Hart), dies at 55 
1994
David Garfield, The Karate Kid, Part II 
1994
Ivo Perilli, War and Peace 
1994
Phyllis Hastings, Rapture 
1995
Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (Tony Rome, Butterfield 8, Up Front), dies from natural causes at 86 
1995
Stuart Henry, disc jockey, dies at 53 
1995
Woiciech Woytek Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer, dies at 56 
1995
Ralph Gilliam, The Mighty Treve 
1995
Stuart Henry, The Wrong-Un 
1995
Paul Csonka, The Tunnel of Love 
1995
John Craven, The Old Man in the Cave 
1995
Jeffrey Lynn, The Roaring Twenties 
1995
Bohdana Majda, The House of Fools 
1996
Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer, dies at 67 
1996
Michael James O'Hehir, commentator/journalist, dies at 76 
1996
Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim, poet, dies at 85 
1996
Howard Sherf, Field of Dreams 
1997
Daniel Rigney, The Island of Dr. Moreau 
1997
Freddie Cooper, Good Morning, Vietnam 
1997
Barbara, Under the Sand 
1997
DeVallon Scott, Conquest of Cochise 
1997
Ira Wolfert, Force of Evil 
1998
Nikola Tanhofer, H-8... 
1998
Phillida Sewell, A Room with a View 
1999
Hilary Minster, A Bridge Too Far 
1999
Tara Römer, Taxi 
1999
Fernando Fernández, Enamorada 
1999
Abdel Salam Mohamed, Alexandria... Why? 
2000
Danielle Volle, L'affaire Marie Besnard 
2000
Larry Strong, Battlestar Galactica 
2000
Wolf Göthe, Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser 
2000
Paul Lyneham, Children of the Revolution 
2000
Dusan Dimitrijevic, Tactical Guerilla 
2000
Johan Sirag, Een kus van een rus 
2001
Melanie Thornton, American dance/pop singer (b. 1967) 
2001
H. Bud Otto, WarGames 
2001
William Read Woodfield, Columbo Cries Wolf 
2001
Paul Goeppner, Moonfire 
2001
Melanie Thornton, A Night at the Roxbury 
2001
Vaughn McBride, SLC Punk! 
2001
Rachel Gurney, Guest of Honour 
2002
John Rawls, political philosopher (b. 1921) 
2002
David L. Nohling, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 
2002
Alice De Graef, Meeuwen sterven in de haven 
2002
Peter Whitaker, Dad's Army 
2002
Harriet Doerr, Stones for Ibarra 
2002
Isabella Schlichting, Die Nibelungen, Teil 1 - Siegfried 
2002
Noel Davis, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 
2003
Floquet de Neu, Ecuato Guinean albino gorilla (b. 1964) 
2003
Warren Spahn, Major League Baseball player (b. 1921) 
2003
Teddy Wilburn, Episode #1.236 
2003
Michael Small, Marathon Man 
2003
Reiko Dan, Sanjuro 
2003
Warren Spahn, Style of the Stars 
2003
Francis Patrick Creighton, The Malibu Beach Vampires 
2003
Francis Creighton, The Malibu Beach Vampires 
2003
Tun Tun, Pyaasa 
2004
Wong Jim, Hong Kong songwriter (b. 1940) 
2004
Arthur Hailey, British-born author (b. 1920) 
2004
Elly Christiansson, A Sailor on Horseback 
2004
James Wong, Iron Monkey 
2004
Mel Berger, Edtv 
2004
Larry Brown, Joe 
2004
Milas C. Hinshaw, Life Down Under 
2004
Valentin Grudinin, Only Old Men Are Going to Battle 
2004
Arthur Hailey, Airport 
2004
Roman Heitman, 800 Leagues Over the Amazon 
2004
Howard Hinderstein, Episode dated 27 July 1984 
2004
Leo Rozenstraten, Episode #1.5 
2005
Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73 
2005
Pat Morita, The Karate Kid 
2005
Stefan Dobiasz, Sól ziemi czarnej 
2005
Doug Blackie, Santa's Slay 
2005
Marjatta Cronvall, Tabe Slioor, ei kuka tahansa 
2005
Harry Thürk, For Eyes Only 
2005
Adele Lamont, The Brain That Wouldn't Die 
2005
Wilson Waters Jr., O Brother, Where Art Thou? 
2006
Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950) 
2006
George W. S. Trow, American writer (b. 1943) 
2006
Zdeněk Veselovský, Czech zoologist (b. 1938) 
2006
George W.S. Trow, Savages 
2006
Leon Roth, The Luck of Ginger Coffey 
2006
Robert McFerrin, Porgy and Bess 
2006
Juice Leskinen, The Worthless 
2006
Anna-Lisa Berg, Episode #1.27 
2006
Phyllis Fraser, Winds of the Wasteland 
2006
William Diehl, Primal Fear 
2007
David Sheldon, Tiger's Eye 
2007
Linda Lawley, I Love You Phillip Morris 
2007
Jerzy Ofierski, Nie bylo slonca tej wiosny 
2008
Cecil H. Underwood, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1922) 
2008
Kenny MacLean, Scottish musician (Platinum Blonde) (b. 1956) 
2008
Imre Sulyok, A dicsekvö varga 
2008
Natalya Polyakh, Little Vera 
2008
Maininki Sippola, Katupeilin takana 
2008
Michael Lee, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant: Un-Led-ed 
2008
Ryouhei Hirose, Story of the Alps: My Annette 
2008
Premysl Matousek, Dárek, na který nezapomenu 
2008
Kenny MacLean, Surf II 
2008
Mitchell Lurie, The Savage Eye 
2008
Jerzy Golinski, The Third Part of the Night 
2008
Bruno Zirato Jr., To Tell the Truth 
2009
Abe Pollin, owner of the Washington Wizards (b. 1923) 
2009
Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, Prime Minister 2008 (b. 1935) 
2009
Chan Hung Lit, Hong Kong actor (b. 1943) 
2009
Kan Ishii, Meitô bijomaru 
2009
Alan Robertson, Little Women 
2009
Aandrea Reblynn, I'll Meet You in Your Womb 
2009
Robert Gaffney, Sky Over Holland 
2009
Hung Lieh Chen, Come Drink with Me 
2009
Abe Pollin, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 
2009
Stratton Walling, The Soldier 
2010
Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (b. 1913) 
2010
Peter Christopherson, Lost Highway 
2010
Jan Wiener, Fighter 
2010
Vivienne Maloy, Neon Signs 
2010
John McGreevey, Studio One in Hollywood 
2010
Molly Luft, Sehsüchte: Underworld 
2010
Grant Hirabyashi, Final Justice: War Crimes Trials of World War II 
2010
Barbara Klimkiewicz, Jesli sie odnajdziemy 
2011
Ludwig Hirsch, Trokadero 
2011
Ross MacManus, It's Getting Harder All the Time 
2011
Jean Durozier, Noces de sève 
2011
Andrzej Mandalian, Zielone - minione... 
2011
Walter Doniger, Safe at Home! 
2012
Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican professional boxer, dies from gunshot injuries at 50 
2012
Esme Chandlee, Opening Night 
2012
Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp, Regular Guys 
2012
Roger Darton, Golden Jail 
2012
Hector Camacho, Sweatin' to the Oldies 2 
2012
Jimmy Stewart, Game 2 
2012
Ian Campbell, The Big Hewer 
2012
Tony Leblanc, Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley 
2012
Christopher Stamp, Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who 
2013
Matti Ranin, Gas, Inspector Palmu! 
2013
Renee Rogers, How Do We Know We Aren't Going to Get Shot? 
2013
Gerrit Krol, Maurits en de feiten 
2014
Georgi Sadovnikov, The Long Recess 
2014
Emy Storm, Raven's End 
2014
Feliks Yegiazaryan, Belaya kost 
2014
Raymond Hamrick, Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp 
2014
Mickey Champion, Babe's and Ricky's Inn 
2014
Sophie Spencer, As You Like It 
2014
Antoine Baud, Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard 
2014
Viktor Tikhonov, Do You Belive in Miracles? 
2017
Jazz legend Jon Hendricks dies, aged 96 
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