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Notable Deaths on October 23rd

1978Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69

1957Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 of a heart attack

October 23rd Deaths
Date Event
42
Marcus Junius Brutus, Roman senator (b. 85 BC) 
BC
AD
930
Daigo, Emperor of Japan (b. 885) 
1260
Koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered 
1450
Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70 
1456
Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (b. 1386) 
1550
Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (b. 1480) 
1581
Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1529) 
1602
Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 
1616
Leonhard Hutter, German theologian (b. 1563) 
1688
Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, French philologist (b. 1610) 
1730
Anne Oldfield, English actress (b. 1683) 
1753
Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50 
1764
Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc, Comte Dubois de la Motte, French naval officer (b. 1683) 
1774
Michel Benoist, French Jesuit missionary and scientist (b. 1715) 
1782
Joseph Reipel, composer, dies at 73 
1799
William Paca, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 58 
1801
Johann Gottlieb Naumann, German composer, dies at 60 
1806
Franz Seydelmann, composer, dies at 58 
1868
Cullen Whipple, American Inventor (pointed screw machine), dies at 67 
1869
Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72 
1871
Alexander Afanasyev, Emelya-durak 
1872
Theophile Gautier, French poet/writer/historian/critic, dies at 61 
1872
Théophile Gautier, The Voyage of Captain Fracassa 
1885
Charles S. West, Texas jurist and politician (b. 1829) 
1886
Johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer, dies at 67 
1890
Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies 
1892
Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer, murdered at 52 
1899
W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle 
1901
Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies 
1903
Francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66 
1910
Chulalongkorn, King of Thailand (b. 1853) 
1910
King Chulalongkorn, Berne: Arrivée du roi de Siam 
1913
Edwin Klebs, German Physician and Bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), dies at 79 
1915
W G Grace, British cricketer, dies 
1915
W.G. Grace, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace 
1918
John H. Collins, Children of Eve 
1921
John B Dunlop, Scottish inventor air tire (Dunlop Rubber), dies at 81 
1925
Vyacheslav Gavrilovich Karatigin, composer, dies at 50 
1928
F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies 
1928
George Barr McCutcheon, Brewster's Millions 
1929
Thomas F Tout, historian (Manch school of historiography), dies at 74 
1929
Roy Greiner, Hoof Marks 
1933
Fred Esmelton, Lady of the Night 
1935
Abe Landau, US gangster, murdered 
1935
Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33 
1935
Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, US gangster, murdered 
1936
(Marie) Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Bitter Pill), dies at 80 
1937
Béla Náday, A föld rabjai 
1939
Zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67 
1939
Zane Grey, Fighting Caravans 
1940
George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio 
1941
Mrs. Harold Lockwood, Dynamite Dan 
1942
Georg Stumme, German general/commandant of African corps, dies 
1942
Ralph Rainger, composer, dies at 41 
1942
Ralph Rainger, Forrest Gump 
1943
Harrison Carter, The Frozen Ghost 
1944
Hana Brady, Holocaust victim 
1944
Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877) 
1945
Barry O'Moore, Edgar Allan Poe 
1947
Sigurd Christiansen, To levende og en død 
1948
Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71 
1948
Béla Zerkovitz, The Hen-Pecked Husband 
1950
Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], singer/actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64 
1950
Al Jolson, The Aviator 
1950
Nat Bonx, Radio Days 
1951
Fernando Poe, Dugo at bayan (I remember Bataan) 
1951
Leo Birinsky, Mata Hari 
1952
Susan Peters, actress (Random Harvest), dies at 31 
1952
Marty Fryberg, Coney Island 
1952
Adabelle Driver, Mark of the Spur 
1952
Susan Peters, Random Harvest 
1953
Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism), dies at 83 
1953
Herbert Blaché, The Saphead 
1954
Henri Zagwijn, composer, dies at 76 
1957
Frederick Burton, actor (One Way Passage), dies at 86 
1957
Christian Dior, French designer (New Look), dies at 52 of a heart attack 
1957
Christian Dior, Les Enfants Terribles 
1957
Frederick Burton, The Big Trail 
1957
Abe Lyman, Angel Heart 
1958
István Eiben, Hyppolit, the Butler 
1959
Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (b. 1871) 
1959
Gerda Lundequist, Gösta Berlings saga 
1960
Harry McAfee, San Francisco 
1961
Raúl Cancio, Séptima página 
1962
Jean Toulout, Help! 
1962
Asta Hansen, Spotless 
1963
Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78 
1963
Eric Heed, Toya 
1964
Whip Wilson, Night Raiders 
1965
Inez Lundmark-Hermelin, Tösen från Stormyrtorpet 
1966
Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88 
1966
Jan Van Ees, Op hoop van zegen 
1969
Tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47 
1975
Barboura Morris, actor (Wasp Woman, Machine-Gun Kelly), dies at 43 
1975
Charles Brokaw, actor (Outer Gate, I Cover the War), dies at 77 
1976
Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 
1976
John Irwin, Kaleidoscope 
1976
Rolf Bengtsson, För tapperhet i tält 
1977
Paul Bösiger, 08/15 
1978
Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 
1978
Colette Régis, La Bête Humaine 
1978
Mother Maybelle Carter, Walk the Line 
1979
Mitsugu Fujii, Tôkyô no eiyû 
1980
Jack Santoro, Lucky in Love 
1982
Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist, dies at 52 
1982
Poppy Lagos, The Hunter 
1983
Jessica Savage, Margate NJ, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies at 36 
1983
Tamara Shayne (Jolson Story), actress, dies at 80 of a heart attack 
1983
Tamara Shayne, The Jolson Story 
1983
José Carlos Burle, Depois Eu Conto 
1983
Stuart Jerome, Nightmare in 4-D 
1983
Dimos Starenios, Never on Sunday 
1983
Jessica Savitch, Frontline 
1984
David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma 
1984
Oskar Werner, actor (Farenehit 451), dies of a heart attack at 61 
1984
Franciszek Dominiak, Dzien wielkiej przygody 
1984
James C. Petrillo, Episode dated 9 September 1956 
1984
Lyonel Margolies, The Green Hornet 
1984
Oskar Werner, Jules and Jim 
1984
David Gorcey, Spooks Run Wild 
1985
Tadeusz Holuj, Koniec naszego swiata 
1985
Merle Watson, Banjoman 
1986
Edward A Doisy Sr, discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943), dies at 92 
1986
Lino Ventura, actor (French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw), dies at 67 
1986
Ronald Long, Love of Life 
1986
Gadabout Gaddis, The Flying Fisherman 
1986
Bengt Sundmark, Främmande hamn 
1986
Georg Funkquist, Summer Interlude 
1987
John Price, Credit 
1987
John Wittig, Pelle the Conqueror 
1987
Helen Taylor, Pot o' Gold 
1987
Gene Rodgers, Shoot to Kill 
1987
Barry Levinson, The Internecine Project 
1988
Jan-Erik Lindqvist, Face to Face 
1988
Leonard A. Engel, The Towering Inferno 
1988
Alys Murrell, Reckless Riding Bill 
1988
Adam Krajewicz, Zaczarowane podwórko 
1988
Kyme Meade, Vertigo 
1988
Laurence Irving, Pygmalion 
1989
Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911) 
1989
Armida, Border Romance 
1989
Don Linder, A Chump at Oxford 
1990
Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies 
1990
Paul Stanhope Jr., Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask 
1990
Joel Kronish, Riders of the Dawn 
1990
Fred Surville, Manouche 
1990
Alicja Sedzinska, Pozegnanie z diablem 
1990
Sergei Plotnikov, Shans 
1991
Lance Baker, dies at 31 
1991
Job Stewart, Furniture 
1991
Lance Baker, The Dark Wind 
1991
Hela Gruel, Der Lord von Barmbeck 
1992
Kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies 
1992
Ewa Bonacka, Naprawde wczoraj 
1992
Dorothy Dunbar, The Amateur Gentleman 
1992
Harry Miller, Goldfinger 
1992
Bill O'Hallaren, The Bank Examiner Swindle 
1992
Max Buchsbaum, The Trial 
1993
Elena Nicolai, The Boom 
1993
Ulf Björlin, Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses 
1993
Paul McLarind, Something to Sing About 
1994
Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66 
1994
William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78 
1994
Lauri Kanerva, Aurinkotuuli 
1994
Grigori Melik-Avakyan, Hello, Artyom! 
1994
George W. Hladky, Sammy 
1994
Jára Kohout, Vy neznáte Alberta? 
1994
Bill Leonard, The Gettysburg Address 
1994
Anna Báró, Das falsche Gewicht 
1994
Robert Lansing, Empire of the Ants 
1995
Jack Sahakian, Irma la Douce 
1995
John Pickard, Love of Life 
1995
Helen Gilbert, Isle of Missing Men 
1996
Alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher, dies at 67 
1996
Diana Trilling, writer, dies at 91 
1996
Lin Onus, artist, dies at 47 
1996
Ronald Alfred Gardyne "Rags" Butler, sailor, dies at 68 
1996
Stanislav Tríska, Slunce, seno a pár facek 
1996
Diana Trilling, Town Bloody Hall 
1996
Mervin Good Eagle, The Trial 
1996
Harold Hughes, Born Again 
1996
Bob Grim, 1957 MLB All-Star Game 
1996
Colin Male, The Kentucky Fried Movie 
1997
Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1916) 
1997
Luther George Simjian, Turkish-American Inventor (teleprompter and first self-posing portrait camera), dies at 92 
1997
Bert Haanstra, National Geographic Specials 
1997
Erdwin Fernández, The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin 
1997
Steve Fox, Flashpoint 
1998
Barnett Slepian, American physician (b. 1946) 
1998
Silviu Stanculescu, No Trespassing 
1998
Christopher Gable, The Boy Friend 
1998
Adrian Gonzales, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island 
1998
Jean Carlin, Ghost of Hidden Valley 
1999
Bobby Willis, Who's Your Friend? 
1999
Elmar Schulte, Der tollste Tag 
1999
Manfred Jungwirth, Der Rosenkavalier 
2000
Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966) 
2000
Eduard Goldstücker, Hitler: A Profile 
2000
Hans Ertl, Nanga Parbat 1953 
2001
Ronald William Kirby, British artist (b. 1928) 
2001
Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (b. 1917) 
2001
Julie Bernby, Giliap 
2001
Linden Travers, The Lady Vanishes 
2001
Cliff Adams, Episode #3.5 
2001
Armin Hoffman, Hollywood My Home Town 
2001
Dusty Dawn, The Cockettes 
2001
Joachim Werzlau, Jacob the Liar 
2002
Adolph Green, American lyricist and playwright (b. 1915) 
2002
Lady Longford, Elizabeth: The Reluctant Monarch 
2002
Marianne Hoppe, The Treasure of the Silver Lake 
2002
Jim Barringer, Beyond the Sea of Death 
2002
József Lovasi, A feladat 
2002
Beulah Quo, General Hospital 
2002
Lucille Ryman Carroll, Ride in a Pink Car 
2002
János Nyíri, Ha már itt a tél 
2002
Nathan Görling, Brita i grosshandlarhuset 
2002
Adolph Green, Léon: The Professional 
2002
Nathan Juran, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad 
2003
Soong May-ling, wife of the President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek (b. 1897) 
2003
Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944) 
2003
Ivan Dmitriev, Polosatyy reys 
2003
Ahmed Bey, Street-Fighter 
2003
Tony Capstick, In Whom We Trust 
2003
Dick Gering, Date Bait 
2003
Henry B. Donovan, Ozark Gold 
2003
Madame Chiang, Beijing Holiday 
2003
Al Corwin, Game 5 
2004
Robert Merrill, American baritone (b. 1919) 
2004
George Silk, Analyze This 
2004
Jim McDonald, Game 5 
2004
Chrislo Haas, Prince in Hell 
2004
Wilson Wood, The Barkleys of Broadway 
2004
Helmut Simon, Death of the Iceman 
2004
Robert Merrill, Anger Management 
2004
Patrik Stoklasa, From Subway with Love 
2005
Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian first lady (b. 1945) 
2005
William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948) 
2005
John Muth, American economist (b. 1930) 
2005
Fred S. Fox, Jeannie and the Great Bank Robbery 
2005
William N. Clark, Magnum Force 
2005
William Hootkins, Star Wars 
2006
Lebo Mathosa, South African entertainer (b. 1977) 
2006
Claudia Bobsin, Downfall 
2006
Sheila Aza, Shirley Valentine 
2006
Leonid Hambro, Episode #5.198 
2006
Lebo Mathosa, Soldiers of the Rock 
2006
Marie-Louise Arthur, Lyckan kommer 
2006
Sterling Franck, Revolt at Fort Laramie 
2006
Mara Isaja, Mountain of Wrath 
2007
John Ilhan, Australian entrepreneur, Crazy John's mobile phones (b. 1965) 
2007
Lim Goh Tong, Founder of Genting Group (b. 1918) 
2007
Robert F. O'Neill, Murder by the Book 
2007
Jan Krok-Paszkowski, Polish 
2007
Gun Kessle, Myglaren 
2007
Noreen Michaels, The 13th Dummy 
2007
Serafina Di Leo, The Curse of the Werewolf 
2008
Kevin Finnegan, British Middleweight Boxing Champion (b. 1948) 
2008
Charlene Hardey, No Children, No Dogs 
2008
E. Roger Muir, The Howdy Doody Show 
2008
Judit Sándor, Háry János 
2008
Peter Gläser, 125 Jahre Zoo Leipzig 2003 - Der Natur auf der Spur 
2008
Leo Bayard, Will o' the Wisp 
2009
Lou Jacobi, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask 
2009
William Beeton, The Gate 
2009
Ferdinand Dux, Do Fish Do It? 
2009
Linda Day, The Single Guy 
2009
Guido Zurli, The Last of the Vikings 
2009
Bill Borsella, The Killer Instinct 
2010
Francis Crippen, American long-distance swimmer (b. 1984) 
2010
Leo Cullum, American cartoonist (d. 1942) 
2010
Don Leifert, Fiend 
2010
Bob Courtney, The Cape Town Affair 
2010
Ior Svedlin, Intia: Goa/Kambodza - Pnohm Penh 
2010
Mike Salamunovich, The Amazing Howard Hughes 
2010
Robert Fitzpatrick, It's My Party 
2011
Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1987) 
2011
John McCarthy, American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence, inventor of the Lisp programming language.(b. 1927) 
2011
Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94 
2011
Marco Simoncelli, The Indian Grand Prix 
2011
Antoine Montant, Speed Riding 
2011
Getúlio Macedo, Jerônimo, O Héroi de Sertão 
2011
Aleksandr Kumma, Volshebnik Izumrudnogo goroda 
2011
Ferenc Deák, Border 
2011
Jean Amadou, De nos envoyés spéciaux 
2012
Elizabeth W. Alexander, Big Night 
2012
Corrado Lojacono, Attanasio cavallo Vanesio 
2012
Michael Marra, Crossing the Line 
2012
Luis del Llano Palmer,  
2012
Sunil Gangopadhyay, Dekha 
2013
Tatyana Mitrushina, Marquis de Sade 
2013
Dolores Lambasa, I Believe in Angels 
2013
Marieanne Miller, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 
2013
Esteban Siller, Katy Caterpillar 
2013
Bhau Kalchuri, Bhau Kalchuri: Meher Baba's Lion 
2013
Francia Seguy, Dobermann 
2013
Anthony Caro, Sir Anthony Caro 
2013
Earl Browning, Hôtel Terminus 
2013
Bill Mazer, Reach for the Stars 
2014
Viktor Semenyuk, Kazenaja doroga 
2014
Alvin Stardust, Episode dated 9 May 1974 
2014
Frank Mankiewicz, A Ripple of Hope 
2014
Ramiro Pinilla, Die blinden Ameisen 
2014
John Bramlett, Taming the Bull: The John Bramlett Story 
2014
Ronald Grierson, The Men Who Broke Marconi 
2014
Terry Keenan, Episode dated 15 September 2008 
2015
Peter Baldwin, Episode #1.4026 
2015
Nick Pappas, Knute Rockne All American 
2015
Bill Keith, Live at the Quick 
2015
Leon Bibb, For Love of Ivy 
2017
AC/DC producer and Australian music pioneer George Young dies, aged 70 
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