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Notable Deaths on October 19th

1937Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist (Nobel 1908), dies at 66

1745Jonathan Swift, English writer (Gulliver's Travels), dies at 77

October 19th Deaths
Date Event
727
Saint Frideswide 
1187
Pope Urban III 
1216
King John of England (1199-1216), agreed to the Magna Carta, dies at 49 
1268
Konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded 
1432
John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1392) 
1547
Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46 
1553
Bonifazio Veronese/Veneziano, [de' Pitati], Italian painter, dies 
1587
Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1541) 
1608
Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and occultist (b. 1551) 
1609
Jacobus Arminius, [Jacob Hermans], theologist, dies at about 49 
1636
Marcin Kazanowski, Polish politician 
1682
Thomas Browne, English writer (b. 1605) 
1745
Jonathan Swift, English writer (Gulliver's Travels), dies at 77 
1745
Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels 
1758
Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies 
1786
Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer, dies at 58 
1790
Lyman Hall, US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 66 
1793
Francisco Morera, composer, dies at 62 
1810
Jean-Georges Noverre, French choreographer (ballet d'action), dies 
1813
Josef Poniatovski, Polish gen/marshal of France, dies in battle 
1834
Cornelis Loots, accountant/poet (Volkswoede), dies at 69 
1835
Henry Doeff, translator (Dutch-Japanese dictionary), dies at 57 
1838
Henry Fagel, baron/court clerk of States-General/diplomat, dies at 73 
1842
Aleksey Koltsov, Russian poet (b. 1808) 
1851
Marie Thérèse Charlotte (b. 1778) 
1856
William Sprague III, American politician from Rhode Island (b. 1799) 
1864
Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45 
1888
Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38 
1889
King Louis of Portugal (b. 1838) 
1897
George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (b. 1831) 
1898
Harold Frederic, Copperhead 
1901
Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829) 
1909
Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist, dies 
1912
J E B B P Q C Dwyer, cricketer (Aus-born Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies 
1918
Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34 
1918
Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887) 
1918
Harold Lockwood, Tess of the Storm Country 
1921
Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered 
1927
Tom Lewis, Steamboat Bill, Jr. 
1927
Oskar Fuchs, The Dance to Death 
1928
Harry Eytinge, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas 
1928
Edward Hickman,  
1931
Georg Engel, Die Herrin und ihr Knecht 
1931
Edward M. McDermott, The Public Enemy 
1932
Arthur Friedheim, composer, dies at 72 
1932
Lindley M. Garrison, Hearst-Vitagraph News Pictorial, No. 20 
1933
William Casel, The Silent Enemy 
1934
Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63 
1935
Joseph Mills, Love's Whirlpool 
1936
Lu Xun, Chinese writer (b. 1881) 
1936
Xun Lu, Shang shi 
1937
Betty Carver, wife of English fieldmarshal Bernard Montgomery, dies 
1937
Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist (Nobel 1908), dies at 66 
1940
Helen Lackaye, The Knife 
1941
Piet Fuchs, Het wrak van de Noorzee 
1941
Leo Belmont, Uwiedziona 
1943
Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's youth), murdered 
1943
André Antoine, La terre 
1943
Scaduto, Racing Luck 
1943
Robert Ross, Red Salute 
1944
Isadore Bernstein, The Devil's Cage 
1945
Plutarco Elías Calles, Plutarco Elias Calles en spreewall 
1945
Otto Rung, The End of the World 
1946
Barbara Moffett, Red River Robin Hood 
1946
Matti Schreck, Yli rajan 
1947
Robert Kalloch, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
1948
Burke Jenkins, The Drug Store Cowboy 
1949
Bruce Warren, Cleopatra 
1950
Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize) 
1952
H. Kinley Martin, It 
1952
Edward S. Curtis, In the Land of the Head Hunters 
1952
Catherine Chisholm Cushing, The Prince and the Pauper 
1953
Árpád Lehotay, Magdolna 
1954
Einar Linden, Carmen 
1955
John Hodiak, actress (Lifeboat, Battleground), dies at 41 
1955
William Mollison, Magyar Melody 
1955
John Hodiak, Battleground 
1955
Alfred Menhardt, Dein Herz ist meine Heimat 
1956
Isham Jones, American musician (b. 1894) 
1956
Isham Jones, The Wolf of Wall Street 
1957
Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian, dies at 65 
1957
Hans Hugold von Schwerin, Greve Svensson 
1957
Elmer Napier, Sundown Riders 
1957
Géza Halász, Az elsö 
1958
Lucille Carlisle, The Grocery Clerk 
1959
Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 
1959
Stanley Bate, composer, dies at 45 
1960
Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57 
1960
George Wallace, His Royal Highness 
1961
Benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam, dies at 60 
1961
John Axel Fernstrom, composer, dies at 63 
1961
Mihail Sadoveanu, Fratii Jderi 
1964
Maurice Gosfield, actor (Doberman-Phil Silvers Show), dies at 51 
1964
Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (b. 1885) 
1966
Elizabeth Arden, US cosmetic manufacturer, dies 
1970
Unica Zorn, writer, dies at 54 
1971
Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrial, dies at 89 
1971
Betty Bronson, actress (Naked Kiss), dies after brief illness at 64 
1978
Gig Young, American actor, kills his bride of 3 weeks and commits suicide at 64 
1978
Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 
1979
Fritz Diez, Flucht ins Schweigen 
1980
André Hakim, The Man Who Never Was 
1981
Frank DeKova, actor (F Troop), dies 
1981
Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet, dies at 48 
1982
Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas" 
1982
Paul America, Ciao Manhattan 
1983
Albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83 
1983
Maurice Bishop, premier of Grenada (1979-83), murdered in coup 
1983
William Hornbeck, It's a Wonderful Life 
1983
Barbara Karinska, Hans Christian Andersen 
1984
Henri Michaux, writer, dies 
1984
Jerzy Popieluszko, Polish priest/dissident, kidnapped & murdered 
1984
Jon-Erik Hexum, accidentally shoots himself on set of "Cover Up" at 27 
1984
Josef Halfen, Spökhotellet 
1984
Henri Michaux, Ecuador 
1984
Jerzy Popieluszko,  
1985
Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman (b. 1915) 
1985
Jean-Roger Caussimon, Fantomas vs. Scotland Yard 
1985
Jean Mineur, Le plus bel homme du monde 
1985
David Haney, Resurrection 
1986
Moses Asch, record founder (Folkways), dies at 81 
1986
Dele Giwa, Nigerian journalist 
1986
Samora Machel, The Good People of Portugal 
1986
Marvin Strin, Hi'-Neighbor! 
1986
Stanley Lebowsky, The Right Stuff 
1986
Karlo Bulic, The Fourteen Days 
1986
Oldrich Lipský, Lemonade Joe 
1987
Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42 
1987
Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909) 
1987
Raymond Parker, The Last Warning 
1987
Aleksandr Seryj, Gentlemen of Fortune 
1987
Jacqueline du Pré, The Family Friend 
1987
Igor Newerly, Celuloza 
1987
Kullervo Linna, Aikuisten tanssit Mäntsälän lavalla 
1987
Nel Snel, De Auto 
1987
Herbert Kastle, Cross Country 
1987
Hermann Lang, The Stars Shine 
1988
Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 
1988
Son House, American musician (b. 1902) 
1988
James R. Haskin, The Deadly Mantis 
1988
Necdet Koyutürk, The Lonely Ones' Quay 
1988
Sten Suvio, 'Kärpästen' E.M. ottelu 
1988
Son House, On the Road 
1989
Salim Nasir, Ajab Khan Afridi 
1990
Ann Coyle, Weird Science 
1990
Otto Storr, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
1990
Raymond Huntley, Room at the Top 
1990
Augusto Tiezzi, Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon 
1990
Vera Lense-Møller, Magic Lighter 
1991
Walter Nürnberg, Männer, Meer und Stürme. Ein Film von der Romantik und dem Leben an Bord eines Segelschiffes 
1991
Grant Turner, Coal Miner's Daughter 
1991
Lewis Amster, Tough As They Come 
1991
Philip Astor, Walls of Glass 
1991
Bill Kelsay, My Nut Cup Runneth Over 
1992
Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies at 53 
1992
Gert Nastian, general & companion of Petra Kelly, found dead at 69 
1992
Maurice le Roux, French conductor/composer (Contes immoraux), dies 
1992
Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44 
1992
Magnus Pyke, Episode dated 28 May 1975 
1992
Willie Lamothe, Mustang 
1992
Alvin Stoller, Bullitt 
1992
Maurice Leroux, The Red Balloon 
1992
Aldo Giordani, They Call Me Trinity 
1993
Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48 
1993
Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered 
1993
Lois Kibbee, actress (Edge of Night), dies of brain tumor at 71 
1993
Roy Armstrong, English historian (Traditional buildings), dies at 91 
1993
Carsta Löck, Emil and the Piglet 
1993
Pola Illéry, Under the Roofs of Paris 
1994
Martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78 
1994
Munavarsjo Nazrijev, vice-president of Tadzjikistan, dies 
1994
Oldrich Cernik, Czechoslovakia premier (1968-70), dies at 72 
1994
Stanislaw Brunstein, artist, dies at 79 
1994
Martha Raye, Monsieur Verdoux 
1994
Eddie Leon Albert, Dial M for Murder 
1994
Galit Rozen, Hezyonot 
1994
Nellie Fisher, America Song 
1994
Svend Erik Tarp, Qivitoq 
1995
Don E Cherry, jazz Musician, dies at 58 
1995
Vicki Stangroome, campaigner, dies at 53 
1995
Louise Conte, Pardon Mon Affaire 
1995
Aase Tarp, Babette's Feast 
1995
Don Cherry, Episode #1.9 
1995
Jürgen Wohlrabe, Asterix Conquers America 
1995
Beulah Hutton, Danger Island 
1995
John Byron, Hamlet 
1996
Frank Neville Hosband Robinson, physicist, dies at 71 
1996
Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist, dies at 84 
1996
Ralston Hill, 1776 
1996
Howard Fogetti, In a Lonely Place 
1996
Josef Becker, Die trennende Brücke 
1997
Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49 
1997
Claudia Drake, Detour 
1997
Zofia Oraczewska, Bankiet 
1997
Harold French, Trio 
1997
Pilar Miró, The Dog in the Manger 
1997
Glen Buxton, Scream 
1997
Arthur Ibbetson, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 
1998
Eleanor Keaton, Buster Keaton Rides Again 
1998
Tom Schamp, The Night of the Meek 
1998
Christian Schiefer, Mussolini, Churchill e cartoline 
1998
Arnold M. Auerbach, Call Me Mister 
1998
Ronn Marvin, Gas House Kids Go West 
1998
Vittorio Salvetti, Piazzola Sul Brenta 
1998
Paul Mertz, You Were Never Lovelier 
1999
Nathalie Sarraute, Russian-born French writer, dies at 99 
1999
James C. Murray, American politician (b. 1917) 
1999
Gorma Haraldsted, Min kone er husar 
1999
Hayes Gordon, The Return of Captain Invincible 
1999
Rune Moberg, Lille Fridolf och jag 
1999
Penelope Mortimer, Bunny Lake Is Missing 
1999
Harry Bannink, De grote schoonmaak 
1999
Christopher Shihar, The Addams Family 
2000
Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941) 
2000
Geraldine Dreyfuss, Down and Out in Beverly Hills 
2001
Stefan Figura, Lentulay Anna 
2001
Woody Dumart,  
2001
Jose Manuel Vargas Martinez, Club Quintito 
2001
Ray Lovejoy, The Shining 
2002
Gisèle Grandpré, Elevator to the Gallows 
2002
Guy Krohg, Lady Inger of Ostrat 
2002
Michelle Parma, Road Rules 
2002
Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Nazarin 
2002
John Meredyth Lucas, Elaan of Troyius 
2003
Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925) 
2003
Margaret Murie, American conservationist (b. 1902) 
2003
Michael Hegstrand, American professional wrestler (b. 1960) 
2003
Misha Asherov, Shlosha Yamim Veyeled 
2003
Guy Rolfe, Dolls 
2003
Gilbert O. Parra, Heat 
2003
Henry Bederski, Female Trouble 
2003
Lynn Mathis, The Life of David Gale 
2003
Augusto Kretschmar, La muerte de Sebastián Arache y su pobre entierro 
2003
Georgi Vladimov, Bolshaya ruda 
2003
Mike Hegstrand, Hawk & Animal 
2003
Alija Izetbegovic, Veillées d'armes 
2003
Walt Zachrich, Bigfoot 
2004
Elliott Smith, American Singer Songwriter(b. 1969) 
2004
Mark Drewry, About a Boy 
2004
Paul H. Nitze, The Last Days of World War II 
2004
Steven Z. Miller, Ira & Abby 
2004
Elliott Gamson, Best in Show 
2004
Herbert Kundler, We Cellar Children 
2005
Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends) (b. 1982) 
2005
Corinne Lévesque, wife of Quebec premier René Lévesque (b. 1943) 
2005
Eduardo Haro Tecglen, Calle Bardem 
2005
Mallory Cangialosi, Live by Request: Hall & Oates 
2005
Wolf Rilla, Village of the Damned 
2005
Corinne Côté-Lévesque, René Lévesque, héros malgré lui 
2005
Mohan Segal, New Delhi 
2005
Paul Bollen, Demolition Man 
2006
James Glennon, American cinematographer (b. 1942) 
2006
James Glennon, About Schmidt 
2006
Srividya, Apoorva Sagodharargal 
2006
Phyllis Kirk, House of Wax 
2006
Yekaterina Derevshchikova, The Stone Flower 
2006
Linda Lee Tracey, The Border 
2006
Ralph Harris, Haves and Have Nots 
2006
Ernest Maftei, The Punishment 
2006
Jim Autz, The Fabric of a Man 
2007
Dr. Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (b. 1943) 
2007
Michael Maidens, English footballer with Hartlepool United (b. 1987) 
2007
Jan Wolkers, Dutch writer (b. 1925) 
2007
LaLa Brown, American singer (b. 1986) 
2007
Jan Wolkers, Turkish Delight 
2007
Barbara Sheldon, The Lucky Texan 
2007
Molly Badham, The Revenge of Frankenstein 
2007
José Aparecido, Entreatos 
2007
Bella Jarrett, The Cotton Club 
2007
Larry Shaw, Pumping Iron 
2008
Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic (b. 1922) 
2008
Rudy Ray Moore, American comedian and actor (Dolemite) (b. 1937) 
2008
Richard Selzer, Port Charles 
2008
Don Hulette, Safety Last! 
2008
Rudy Ray Moore, Dolemite 
2008
Gianni Raimondi, La Bohème 
2008
Lou Stringer, The Stratton Story 
2008
Gail Robinson, Francesca da Rimini 
2008
Maureen Halligan, Dead Man's Evidence 
2009
Howard Unruh, American spree killer (b. 1921) 
2009
Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (b. 1918) 
2009
William Louthe, I Am Legend 
2009
John Sheppard, The Doors: The Doors Are Open 
2009
Kirill Laskari, Mif 
2009
Joseph Wiseman, Dr. No 
2009
Alberto Testa, Rush 
2009
Woody Crocker, My First Day 
2009
Earl Berman, Brainscan 
2009
Joan Orenstein, The Hanging Garden 
2010
Tom Bosley, American actor (b. 1927) 
2010
Graham Crowden, Out of Africa 
2010
Joe Steinberg, Tormented 
2010
Pertti Weckström, Reds 
2010
Tim Brown, The World According to Sesame Street 
2010
Benedetto Arico, Episode #1.112 
2010
Ann Murray, The Death Wheelers 
2010
Diana Webster, The Karate Kid, Part III 
2010
Heinz Giese, Fluchtversuch 
2010
Tom Bosley, The Back-up Plan 
2011
Jeff Rudom, Unleashed 
2011
Karl Brindle, Scarface 
2011
Steve Hogg, Tom Sawyer 
2011
Jean Jülich, The Edelweiss Pirates 
2011
J. Neil Bloomer, Joey 
2011
Jack Brown, Say It as It Plays 
2011
Mickey Goldsen, Caldonia 
2011
Michael Goldsen, From Here to Eternity 
2012
Fiorenzo Magni, Italian professional road racing cyclist, dies from an aneurysm at 91 
2012
Donald E. Kunzler, Streetcar, Do You Read Me? 
2012
Lincoln Alexander, Dief! 
2012
Mike Graham, WrestleMania XXIV 
2012
Manuel António Pina, Se a Memória Existe 
2012
Fiorenzo Magni, Totò al giro d'Italia 
2012
Käthe Reichel, Der kaukasische Kreidekreis 
2013
Noel Harrison, British singer and actor, dies from a heart attack at 79 
2013
Vladimir I. Keilis-Borok, Angry Earth 
2013
Noel Harrison, The Best of Enemies 
2013
Jaime Robertson, Beefcake 
2013
Cliff Gould, Krakatoa: East of Java 
2013
Georges Descrières, Two for the Road 
2013
Sandro Pellegrini, Tito Speri 
2013
Jon Locke, Cinderella Liberty 
2013
Hugh McLean, Late One Night 
2013
Lage Fosheim, Body Troopers 
2013
K. Raghavan, Swaham 
2014
Lynda Bellingham, Episode #1.13 
2014
Viktor Borisov, Chastnik 
2014
Eddy Donno, Scarface 
2014
Alfred Wertheimer, The Making of the President 1960 
2014
Gerard Parkes, The Boondock Saints 
2014
John Holt, Easy A 
2014
Raphael Ravenscroft, Double X: The Name of the Game 
2015
Bru Mysak, Moth Trap 
2015
Patricia Kern, H.M.S. Pinafore 
2017
Dubliners musician Eamonn Campbell dies aged 70 
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