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1985E. B. White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

1972Louis Leakey, English anthropologist, dies at 68

October 1st Deaths
Date Event
290
[Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed 
540
Vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies 
552
Teja, king of Ostrogoten, dies in battle 
959
King Edwy of England 
976
Al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Cordoba, dies 
1040
Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) 
1189
Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar 
1310
Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257) 
1404
Boniface IX, [Pietro Tomacelli], Pope (1389-1404), dies 
1499
Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (b. 1433) 
1500
John Alcock, English Catholic bishop 
1567
Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508) 
1570
Frans Floris, Flemish painter (b. 1520) 
1574
Maarten van Heemskerck, Dutch painter (Christ), dies at 76 
1578
Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader, dies at 31 
1588
Blessed Edward James, Catholic martyr 
1602
Hernando de Cabezon, composer, dies at 61 
1609
Gianmatteo Asola, Italian composer 
1633
Filaret, [Fjodor N Romanov], patriarch of Moscow, dies 
1684
Pierre Corneille, Fr lawyer/dramatist (El Cid, Polyeucte), dies at 42 
1684
Pierre Corneille, Rodelinda 
1693
Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (b. 1619) 
1704
Cornelis Dusart, painter/engraver, dies at 44 
1708
John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 
1768
Robert Simson, Scotland mathematician, dies at 80 
1770
Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer, dies at 64 
1795
Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70 
1814
Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies 
1837
Robert Clark, American politician (b. 1777) 
1838
Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (b. 1768) 
1864
John Dunovant, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle 
1864
Rose Greenhow, American Confederate spy (b. 1817) 
1868
Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), dies at 63 
1873
Émile Gaboriau, Le petit vieux des Batignolles 
1876
Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer, dies at 77 
1876
James Lick, California land baron (b. 1796) 
1881
Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer, dies at 78 
1901
Abdur Rahman Khan, Emir of Afghanistan 
1904
William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76 
1911
Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77 
1913
Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1827) 
1922
Henning Eriksen, Unge hjerter 
1924
Ulysses Davis, The Kiss 
1927
Wilhelm Harteveld, composer, dies at 68 
1928
Edna Luby, Shadows 
1929
Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (b. 1861) 
1930
Ricardo Drigo, composer, dies at 84 
1930
Riccardo Drigo, Pappa ante Portas 
1935
Rudolf Presber, Dornröschen 
1936
Oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28 
1936
Herb Williams, High, Wide and Hansom 
1938
William Daunt, Squibs 
1938
Conway Tearle, The Hurricane Express 
1939
Kaarlo Angerkoski, Rykmentin murheenkryyni 
1941
Palle Rosenkrantz, Der var engang 
1942
Ants Piip, Estonian Prime Minister (b. 1884) 
1942
Jacques van Hoven, De leugen van Pierrot 
1943
Antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32 
1943
Anton JT Koreman, resistance fighter, executed at 27 
1943
Antoon Pleyte, resistance fighter, executed at 26 
1943
Dionysius Remiens, resistance fighter, executed at 24 
1943
Earnest Klijzing, resistance fighter, executed 
1943
Gideon Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 22 
1943
Hans Katan, resistance fighter, executed at 24 
1943
Henri H Geul, resistance fighter, executed at 27 
1943
Johan Kalshoven, resistance fighter, executed at 20 
1943
Johan Roemer, resistance fighter, executed at 22 
1943
Johan van Mierlo, resistance fighter, executed at 35 
1943
John Charles Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 23 
1943
Leo Frijda, resistance fighter, executed at 20 
1943
Louis Boissevain, resistance fighter, executed at 21 
1943
Maarten van/of Gilse, resistance fighter, executed at 27 
1943
Olaf T Thomsen, resistance fighter, executed at 23 
1943
Peter "Pam" Pooters, resistance fighter, executed at 32 
1943
Sape Kuiper, resistance fighter, executed at 19 
1943
Victor van Swieten, resistance fighter, executed at 36 
1943
Walter Brandligt, literature/resistance fighter, executed at 42 
1943
Leon Gross, Swing! 
1944
Max Ehrlich, Flitterwochen 
1944
Jean Coquelin, L'abbé Constantin 
1945
Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73 
1945
Alexander Schoenberg, The Beast of Borneo 
1946
Gudavalli Ramabrahmam, Raitu Bidda 
1947
Ruth Eweler, Atarashiki tsuchi 
1947
Rotraut Richter, Violet of Potsdam Square 
1947
Olive Borden, 3 Bad Men 
1947
Gregorio Martínez Sierra, Canción de cuna 
1949
Buddy Clark, Melody Time 
1949
G.B. Hobe, Citizen Kane 
1950
Cliff Parkinson, Border Patrol 
1952
Alfons Mühlhofer, Roman einer jungen Ehe 
1952
Thilda Fønss, The Isle of the Dead 
1953
Raymond Lovell, 49th Parallel 
1955
Charles Christie, American film studio owner (b. 1880) 
1955
Wally Dean, Pride of the Legion 
1955
Aleksei Dikij, Admiral Nakhimov 
1955
Charles Christie, 813 
1956
Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36 
1956
Albert von Tilzer, The Princess Bride 
1957
Adriano del Valle, Bagdad, una ciudad a orillas del Tigris 
1957
Wladyslaw Ilcewicz, Ostatnia eskapada 
1958
Robert Falk, Russian painter (b. 1886) 
1958
Howard M. Ewing, Don't Ever Marry 
1958
Josephine Rector, The Dance at Eagle Pass 
1959
Emil Hegetschweiler, It Happened in Broad Daylight 
1961
Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60 
1962
Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeline 
1964
Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), dies at 76 
1964
Ernst Toch, Peter Ibbetson 
1965
Edward E "Doc" Smith, US, sci-fi writer (Subspace encounter), dies 
1965
Gareth Hughes, actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71 
1966
Albert P A A Besnard, poet/journalist (Doom & Thirst), dies 
1970
Hans Poser, composer, dies at 52 
1970
Petar Konjovic, composer, dies at 87 
1970
Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893) 
1972
Kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87 
1972
Louis Leakey, English anthropologist, dies at 68 
1972
Ethel Winthrop, Lafayette, We Come 
1973
Joe Devlin, actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 74 
1974
Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (b. 1901) 
1975
Al Jackson, rock drummer (Booker T & The MG's), dies at 39 
1976
Irja Elstelä, Women of Niskavuori 
1977
Robert Luthardt, Funny Girl 
1979
Roy Harris, US composer, dies at 81 
1979
Preguinho, Futebol Total 
1979
Dorothy Arzner, Dance, Girl, Dance 
1980
George Meany, union pres (AFL-CIO), dies at 86 
1980
Robert McCord, A Hundred Yards Over the Rim 
1980
Pilar Muñoz, The Love of Captain Brando 
1980
Jean Lehérissey, Bezoek aan Picasso 
1981
Vera Hartegg, Inspektor Bucket klärt den Tulkinghorn-Mord auf 
1981
J. Robert Bren, American Empire 
1982
Slim Newman, Desert Vigilante 
1982
Andor Kolozsvári, Katyi 
1983
Kai Heimann, Maharadjahens yndlingshustru I 
1983
Hermione Hannen, Two Gentlemen of Soho 
1983
Richard Haller, Traumlage 
1983
Mária Lázár, Ember a híd alatt 
1983
Frederic Leahy, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 
1984
Walter Alston, Baseball manager (LA Dodgers), dies at 72 
1984
Billy Goodman, 1953 MLB All-Star Game 
1984
Orville Sherman, Westworld 
1984
Pat Harris, The Legend of Lizzie Borden 
1984
Walter Alston, 1957 MLB All-Star Game 
1984
Frantisek Kovárík, Marysa 
1985
E. B. White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86 
1985
Foster H. Phinney, A Stitch in Crime 
1985
Richard Kennedy, The Buddy Holly Story 
1985
E.B. White, Stuart Little 
1985
Jesús Alvariño, Santo contra hombres infernales 
1986
Manlio Sarra, Vertigo 
1986
Larry Perron, Hostage Officer 
1987
Marian Colby, Isle of Forgotten Sins 
1987
Marion Colby, Billy May and His Orchestra 
1987
Douglas Cleverdon, Death in the Hand 
1987
June Clyde, A Study in Scarlet 
1988
Sacheverell Sitwell, English writer (b. 1897) 
1988
Sacheverell Sitwell, Edith Sitwell 
1988
Pavle Vuisic, Who's Singin' Over There? 
1988
Lucien Ballard, The Wild Bunch 
1989
Carlo Dapporto, The Family 
1989
Stanislawa Fleszarowa-Muskat, Spotkania w mroku 
1989
Aleksandr Vokach, Filyor 
1989
Anatoli Badkhen, Na voyne, kak na voyne 
1989
Jack Milner, The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case 
1990
Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies 
1990
Curtis E LeMay, USAF General/VP candidate, dies at 83 
1990
Russell Thacher, Soylent Green 
1990
Chuck Fields, OHMS 
1990
Mayo, Children of Paradise 
1990
Christina Forrest, Worm's Eye View 
1991
Jan van Tongeren, painter, dies 
1992
Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50 
1992
Harry Milton Ray, singer/actor (Avanti!), dies of stroke at 45 
1992
Petra Kelly,  
1993
Reizl Bozyk, Polish/US actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79 
1993
Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75 
1993
Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77 
1993
Helena Makowska, Kapelusz pana Anatola 
1993
Janine Darcey, Rififi 
1993
Giuseppe Vari, Ritornano quelli della calibro 38 
1993
Joe Warren, The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story 
1993
Bent Bentzen, Sol over Danmark 
1994
Brad O'Hare, dies of complications due to AIDS at 43 
1994
Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia (1966-70), dies at 86 
1994
Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54 
1994
Scott Dunbar, bluse vocalist/guitarist, dies at 90 
1994
Paul Lorenzen, German philosopher (b. 1915) 
1994
Bud Houser, College 
1994
Mokihana, Aloha 
1994
Arminio Rothstein, Weininger's Last Night 
1994
Ray Linn Jr., 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 
1994
Pál Somogyvári, Búcsú a kikötöben 
1994
David Berg, Episode #4.4 
1994
Brad O'Hare, Guiding Light 
1994
Marjorie Weaver, Young Mr. Lincoln 
1994
Sergei Tseits, Kak vazhno byt seryoznym 
1995
Aditya Biria, industrialist, dies at 50 
1995
Margaret Gorman Cahill, 1st Miss America (1921), dies at 90 
1995
Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator, dies at 90 
1995
Russ Karel, director, dies at 45 
1995
Ibrahim Sued, Roleta Russa 
1995
Margaret Gorman,  
1995
Russ Karel, Almonds and Raisins 
1996
Joonas Kokkonen, composer, dies at 74 
1996
Patrick McGeown, politician, dies at 40 
1996
Dorothy DeHaven, Three Little Pirates 
1996
Grzegorz Dubowski, Tumor Witkacego 
1996
Alexandru Andritoiu, Cine va deschide usa? 
1996
Nobuo Tsukamoto, Return of Ultraman 
1996
Agnes Carpenter, The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait 
1996
Donna Mae Roberts, 42nd Street 
1997
Gul Mohammed, world's shortest man (22.1"/56.16 cm), dies at 36 
1997
Jerome H. Lemelson, American inventor (b. 1923) 
1997
Carybé, Cangaceiro 
1997
Eleonor de Floer, Ä vi gifta? 
1998
Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (b. 1928) 
1998
Vere Lorrimer, Orac 
1999
Lena Zavaroni, Scottish singer and Child star (b. 1963) 
1999
Noel Johnson, Withnail & I 
1999
Emil Sirotek, Thomas and the Falcon King 
1999
Chih-Hung Kuei, Mo 
1999
Pietro Maria Bardi, Green Magic 
1999
Donna Mantoan, Log 132: Producer 
1999
Lena Zavaroni, Episode #3.1 
1999
Patrice Alexsandre, The Tenant 
1999
Miroslav Cangalovic, Stefan Decanski 
2000
Robert Allen, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1928) 
2000
Reginald Kray, British gangster (b. 1933) 
2000
Ruth Bocour, Hi, Mom! 
2000
Reg Kray, The Krays: The Final Word 
2000
Judit Czigány, Barátom Bonca 
2000
Robert Allen, Goodfellas 
2001
Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921) 
2001
Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (b. 1919) 
2001
Paul Bridge, The Last of the Blonde Bombshells 
2001
Guy Beaulne, La famille Plouffe 
2001
Kathleen Ankers, Late Night with David Letterman 
2001
Shinchô Kokontei, Pom Poko 
2001
Ted Burnett, Star Wars 
2001
Silvio, No hables más de mí 
2001
José Antonio Alcaraz, Pubertinaje 
2002
Walter Annenberg, American publisher and philanthropist (b. 1908) 
2002
Henry de Lotbiniere, Beauty 
2002
Vanja Timer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away 
2002
Kay Thackery, My Man Godfrey 
2002
Edith Schollwer, Krach im Hinterhaus 
2002
Silvije Bombardelli, Koncert 
2003
Joy N. Houck Jr., Down by Law 
2003
Chubby Jackson, A Great Day in Harlem 
2003
Julie Parrish, The Nutty Professor 
2003
Beate Hasenau, Der tägliche Rummel 
2003
Paul Brooks, The Falcon's Alibi 
2004
Richard Avedon, American photographer (b. 1923) 
2004
Bruce Palmer, Canadian musician (Buffalo Springfield) (b. 1946) 
2004
Joyce Jillson, Any Old Port in a Storm 
2004
Ron Hayes, General Hospital 
2004
Vladimir Korshun, Ryadom s vami 
2004
Jonathan Gili, The Oklahoma Outlaw 
2004
Richard Avedon, Funny Face 
2004
Kumija Kim, Lost Paradise 
2004
Bruce Palmer, Neil Young in Berlin 
2004
Jukka Rusi, Itsenäisyyspäivän vastaanotto tasavallan presidentin linnassa 
2004
Burt Miller, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! 
2005
Bill Burch, The George Gobel Show 
2005
Paul Pena, Greenberg 
2005
David Case, Night Beat 
2005
Hermann Stümpert, Hallo Elvis 
2005
Dorothy Knight, Ted Knight 
2005
Ken Norris, The Price of a Record 
2005
Janet Adair, Here Comes the Bridesmaid 
2005
Warwick Sims, General Hospital 
2005
Carmen Donadio, Katy Meets the Aliens 
2006
Jerald Tanner, American religious activist (b. 1938) 
2006
André Viger, French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (b. 1952) 
2006
Frank Beyer, Jacob the Liar 
2006
Renato Polselli, The Reincarnation of Isabel 
2006
Chinin de Triana, Episode dated 22 August 1972 
2006
Alice Mildred Puter, The Crowd 
2006
Wanda Rucinska, Hipoteza 
2006
Alan Caillou, Evel Knievel 
2006
Adela Villamil, Maten al león 
2006
Leonard Porter Salazar, Lost Angels 
2006
Jennifer Wright, Tarnish on a Golden Boy 
2007
Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (b. 1965) 
2007
Harry Lee, Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (b. 1932) 
2007
Al Oerter, American discus thrower (b. 1936) (Olympics-gold-56, 60, 64, 68) dies aged 71 
2007
Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931) 
2007
Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (b. 1928) 
2007
Chris Mainwaring, Episode dated 21 October 2006 
2007
Al Oerter, U.S. Olympic Champions 
2007
Ned Sherrin, The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens 
2007
Rosa Wachter, Wetten, dass..? aus Bremerhaven 
2007
Ronnie Hazlehurst, The English Patient 
2007
Enrique Almirante, Tiempo de morir 
2008
Boris Yefimov, Hitler and Stalin: Twin Tyrants 
2008
Boris Efimovich Efimov, Stalin Thought of You 
2008
Nick Reynolds, The Kingston Trio: 50 Years of Havin' Fun 
2008
Ian Collier, Heritage Africa 
2008
J. Don Ferguson, I Know What You Did Last Summer 
2008
Robert Arthur, Ace in the Hole 
2008
James Menzies, A Case of Immunity 
2008
House Peters Jr., King of the Rocket Men 
2008
Aleksandra Valozic, Girl with a Pearl Earring 
2008
David Hooks, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman 
2008
Larry Leverett, Episode dated 19 March 2005 
2009
Gunnar Haarberg, Kvitt eller dobbelt 
2009
Syed Kamal, Jannat 
2009
Cintio Vitier, Cintio Vitier 
2009
Bhandit Rittakol, Kalla khrung nueng... muea chao nee 
2009
Otar Chiladze, Londre 
2010
Ian Buxton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1938) 
2010
Audouin Dollfus, French Astronomer (discovered Janus, a moon of Saturn), dies at 85 
2010
William C. Patrick III, Chemical and Biological Weapons 
2010
William W. Norton, The Scalphunters 
2010
Georgi Arbatov, Detente 
2010
Marshall Flaum, Hollywood: The Selznick Years 
2010
Mikhail Roshchin, Staryy novyy god 
2010
Roger Peterson, To Tell the Truth 
2010
Phillips Talbot, Gandhi: Pilgrim of Peace 
2010
Elis Diamond, Anal Extreme Teens 
2011
Sven Tumba, Swedish ice hockey and golf player (b. 1931) 
2011
Sven Tumba, Åsa-Nisse jubilerar 
2011
Georgina Cookson, Darling 
2011
Bradley Thoennes, 21 
2011
Brad Thoennes, Night Ripper! 
2011
James Troesh, The Hollywood Quad 
2011
Joan Hopkins, Joan 
2011
Ofelia D'Acosta, Dios los cría 2 
2011
David Bedford, The Killing Fields 
2011
Sofia V. Mendez, 12 Minutes to Heaven: Fate 
2011
Linda Silva, As Férias do Tonecas 
2011
François Abou Salem, Miral 
2012
Eric J. Hobsbawm, British Marxist historian, dies from pneumonia at 95 
2012
Berkant, Vuruldum bir kiza 
2012
Marie-Claire Noah, Episode dated 16 September 2001 
2012
Dirk Bach, Eine Klasse für sich 
2012
Shan Kwan, A Better Tomorrow II 
2012
Daniel D. Harris, The Green Mile 
2012
Antoine Ashley, The Snatch Game 
2012
Marie S. Schmidt, Larger Than Life: A Cinematic Portrait of Michael Q. Schmidt 
2012
Eric Hobsbawm, Omertà 
2012
Octavio Getino, The Hour of the Furnaces 
2012
Eugene Smith, Guiding Light 
2012
Jamil Joudi, Day of the Falcon 
2012
Dan Gachman, Triple Cross 
2013
US Author Tom Clancy 'The Hunt for Red October' dies aged 66 
2013
Israel Gutman, Uprising 
2013
Imero Fiorentino, Omnibus 
2013
Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October 
2013
Zdenek Rytír, Burning Bush 
2013
Giuliano Gemma, Mad Love 
2014
Lynsey de Paul, Eve Strikes Back 
2014
Jan Burek, Pierwszy dzien wolnosci 
2015
Sergey Bludov, Den D 
2015
Igor Dobryakov, Peculiarities of the National Hunt 
2015
Usnija Redzepova, Kostana 
2017
Monty Hall, host of Let's Make A Deal, dies aged 96 
2017
Frank Hamblen, longtime LA Lakers coach, dies at age 70 
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