Today in History - Deaths - October 29th

← Sep Nov → October

Deaths | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Deaths on October 29th

1618Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason

1783Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French philosophe/mathematician, dies at 66

1877Nathan Bedford Forrest, American Confederate general, dies at 56

1885George McClellan, Union army major general, dies of a heart attack at 58

October 29th Deaths
Date Event
490
Petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies 
1038
Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury 
1138
Bolesław III Krzywousty, Duke of Poland (b. 1086) 
1268
Conradin, Duke of Swabia (executed) (b. 1252) 
1268
Frederick I, Margrave of Baden (beheaded) (b. 1249) 
1321
Stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies 
1590
Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert, theologist/philosopher, dies at about 68 
1618
Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason 
1650
David Calderwood, Scottish historian (b. 1575) 
1666
Edmund Calamy the Elder, English Presbyterian leader (b. 1600) 
1666
James Shirley, English dramatist (b. 1596) 
1783
Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French philosophe/mathematician, dies at 66 
1790
Pieter van/of Bleiswijk, pension advisor 1771-87, dies at about 66 
1802
Jacques-Philippe Lamoninary, composer, dies at 95 
1805
Tito Brezovacki, Diogenes 
1822
Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War, dies at 61 
1829
Maria A [Nannerl] Mozart, Austrian pianist, dies 
1846
Jean Louis van Aelbroeck, Flemish agronoom, dies at 90 
1853
Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68 
1853
William Richard Bexfield, composer, dies at 29 
1856
Carel SW van Hogendorp, colonial director, dies at 68 
1873
Ernest Feydeau, French author, dies at 52 
1873
Johan N M J, king of Saxon (1854-73), dies 
1873
Leonardus Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship, dies at 78 
1876
Jacques Gregoir, composer, dies at 59 
1877
Nathan Bedford Forrest, American Confederate general, dies at 56 
1882
Martin Gustav Nottebohm, composer, dies at 64 
1883
Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68 
1885
George McClellan, Union army major general, dies of a heart attack at 58 
1885
James Hannington, English missionary, murdered in Uganda 
1892
William M Harnett, US painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies 
1901
Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted 
1901
Leon Czolgosz,  
1905
Etienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (b. 1873) 
1911
Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaperman, dies in Charleston, SC 
1918
Paul West, A Mormon Maid 
1919
Soen Shaku, Zen abbot of Engakuji monastery in Kamakura, dies at 60 
1919
A. B. Simpson, Canadian preacher (b. 1843) 
1920
Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74 
1922
George August Lumbye, composer, dies at 79 
1922
Charles Eldridge, A Cure for Pokeritis 
1924
Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden 
1927
Leonard Nelson, Ger philosopher (Nelson-Friessche Schule), dies at 45 
1931
Luciano Gallet, composer, dies at 38 
1932
Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (B-Reflex), dies 
1932
Reveriano Soutullo, Amor de hombre 
1932
Emmett Corrigan, The Bitter Tea of General Yen 
1933
Paul, [Prudent] Painlevé, French mathematician/minister/premier, dies 
1933
Edwin Harley, The Fatal Hour 
1934
Gustavo Emilio Campa, composer, dies at 71 
1934
Lou Tellegen, 3 Bad Men 
1936
Beth Nagel, Tenderloin 
1937
E.M. Asher, Frankenstein 
1938
Babe Towne, World Series Baseball Game 
1939
Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (b. 1864) 
1939
David Percy, Words and Music 
1941
Harvey Hendrick, American baseball player (b. 1897) 
1941
Hamilton Smith, By Whose Hand? 
1942
Leopold Kramer, Ecstasy 
1943
Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's youth), murdered at 55 
1943
Robert Dorsay, Familie auf Bestellung 
1943
Chester Bennett, The Ancient Mariner 
1944
Otto Wallburg, Congress Dances 
1944
John H. Wallace, Through the Back Door 
1944
Carlos Guastavino, Una canción me trajo aquí 
1946
John S Curry, US painter (Baptism in Kansas), dies 
1947
Frances Cleveland Preston, former 1st lady (1885-89 93-97), dies at 83 
1947
Theodore Samuel Holland, composer, dies at 69 
1949
G. I. Gurdjieff, Armenian mystic (b. 1872) 
1950
Gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92 
1950
King Gustaf V, Grundstensnedlæggelse ved Gustav Adolfs Kirke 
1951
De Raymond, French High Director of Cambodia, murdered 
1951
Robert G Aitken, US astronomer (New General Catalogue), dies at 86 
1951
Réginald, Passeurs d'or 
1951
Scott Darling, Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 
1953
William Kapell, American pianist (b. 1922) 
1953
Carl Petersen, Den afbrudte bryllupsnat 
1955
Maria Mell, Thank You, Madame 
1956
Jack Koffman, Masquerade in Mexico 
1957
Louis B Mayer, MGM producer, dies at 71 
1957
Rosemarie Nitribitt, German call girl (b. 1933) 
1957
Louis B. Mayer, Greed 
1957
Paco Madrid, Corrida de toros en Valencia 
1958
Zoe Akins, American playwright (b. 1886) 
1958
Zoe Akins, How to Marry a Millionaire 
1958
Evelyn Adamson, Defying the Law 
1958
Jack George, Queen of the Amazons 
1958
Mann Holiner, Beasts of the Southern Wild 
1959
Govindrajulu Subba Rao, Malapilla 
1961
John C. Wilson, Episode #1.1 
1961
Dorothy Urban, The Fight for Life 
1962
Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer, dies at 77 
1963
Adolphe Menjou, actor (Front Page, Star is Born), dies at 73 
1963
John M. Nickolaus, The Wizard of Oz 
1963
Valerie Traxler, How Could You, Jean? 
1963
Raymond Greenleaf, All the King's Men 
1964
Claudio Ermelli, Roman Holiday 
1965
Mehdi Am Barka, Moroccan socialist leader, murdered in Paris 
1966
[Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Manner Kater), dies at 83 
1966
Harlan Thompson, Ruggles of Red Gap 
1966
Frank Tomick, The Air Patrol 
1968
Marius Moaritz Ulfrstad, composer, dies at 78 
1969
Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies 
1971
Duane Allman, rock guitarist, dies in a motorcycle accident at 24 
1973
Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer, dies at 83 
1974
Victor E van Vriesland, poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82 
1974
Herman Willingham, Shooting High 
1975
John Scott Trotter, orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67 
1975
Harry Frommermann, Kabarett-Programm Nr. 6 
1976
Margo Lungreen, The Johnny Shanks Story 
1976
Princess Livingston, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 
1976
Gloria Hope, Tess of the Storm Country 
1978
Eugen Mack, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1978
Nicolas Hayer, Orpheus 
1979
Bill Karr, Pro Football 
1979
Jack Slattery, Pardon My Rhythm 
1981
William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85 
1982
Harry Fried, The Rusty Heller Story 
1983
Sten Broman, composer, dies at 81 
1983
Irving Szathmary, Get Smart 
1983
Sten Broman, Kontrapunkt 
1983
Fred Lawrence, Under Southern Stars 
1983
Richard Bernstein, From Hell It Came 
1983
Andor Komáromy, Légy jó mindhalálig 
1984
Adam Daniewicz, Café pod Minoga 
1985
John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 
1985
Herbert Kroll, Flying Classroom 
1985
Alice Roberts, Pandora's Box 
1985
Pavle Stefanovic, Backbone 
1985
John Lodge, The Scarlet Empress 
1985
Robert Chambliss,  
1985
Charles Douglas Home, Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944 
1986
Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68 
1986
Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913) 
1986
Blanche Richards, Porky's II: The Next Day 
1986
Mimis Fotopoulos, The Hurdy-Gurdy 
1986
Carol Levene, Along the Way 
1986
Tadeusz Bogucki, Vabank II czyli riposta 
1986
May Pihlgren, Silverpilen 
1987
Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 
1987
Woody Herman, bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74 
1987
Woody Herman, Pearl Harbor 
1987
Toni Steingass, Narren nach Noten 
1988
Natasa Gollová, The Blue Star Hotel 
1988
Dorothea MacFarland, The Night They Raided Minsky's 
1988
Joe Comfort, Calypso Blues 
1988
Mary Kid, Wir sind vom K. u. K. Infanterie-Regiment 
1988
Ben Aerden, Spetters 
1988
John D. Bloss, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 
1989
Jeanne Herviale, Série noire 
1989
Roland Anderson, Breakfast at Tiffany's 
1989
Rick Martens, The Deer Hunter 
1989
Suren Shakhbazyan, The Color of Pomegranates 
1989
Dimitar Gesovski, Denovi na iskusenie 
1989
Ray Phillips, The Case of the Lame Canary 
1989
Yuliya Solntseva, The Story of the Flaming Years 
1989
Prentiss Rowe, The Long Riders 
1990
William French Smith, attorney general (1980), dies at 73 of cancer 
1990
Billy London, Hard Choices 
1990
Volker von Collande, Two in a Big City 
1990
Aleksandar Stojanovic, The Meeting Point 
1990
Krzysztof Kursa, Fort 13 
1990
Raimund Rosenberger, Roses for the Prosecutor 
1990
Juha Vainio, Wingless Eagles of Kairo 
1990
Herbert Brodkin, The Missiles of October 
1990
Joseph Attles, Across 110th Street 
1991
Donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60 
1991
Harry Thomas, founder (Flower Festival, Dutch Homofielen Party), dies 
1991
Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies 
1991
Mario Scelba, PM of Italia (1954-55), dies 
1991
Carla Boehm, Kismet 
1991
Donald Churchill, A Bit of a Lift 
1991
John DeCuir, Ghostbusters 
1992
Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies 
1992
Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies 
1992
George T. Clemens, Time Enough at Last 
1992
Louis Marin, Vudú sangriento 
1992
George Thunstedt, Sound of Näverlur 
1992
Jørgen Thorgaard, Bøger 
1992
Kenneth MacMillan, The Turning Point 
1992
Hilda Moreno, Law and Lawless 
1993
George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies 
1993
Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65 
1993
Masahiro Makino, Rônin-gai 
1993
Scott Bond, The Rise 
1993
Chia-Nung Kung, Hu bian chun meng 
1993
Hugues Wanner, Fantomas 
1993
Elliot Scott, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 
1993
Stanislaw Marusarz, Bialy slad 
1993
Zdenek Podskalský, Ball Lightning 
1993
John Caler, South Pacific 
1994
Andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84 
1994
Evelyn Anderson, dancer, dies at 87 
1994
Pearl Primus, dancer, dies at 44 
1994
Pearl Primus, Free to Dance 
1994
Andrew Miller Jones, Muffin the Mule 
1995
James Carruthers, Tootsie 
1995
Jean Heather, Double Indemnity 
1995
Richard Guthrie, General Hospital 
1995
Terry Southern, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 
1995
Edna Lawrence, Drums of Destiny 
1996
James Leo Herlihy, author (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66 
1996
Patricia Ticia Anne Ingrams, broadcaster, dies at 50 
1996
Patrick Johnson, physicist, dies at 92 
1996
Eugen Kapp, Elu tsitadellis 
1996
Ewell Blackwell, 1949 MLB All-Star Game 
1996
Milton Merlin, Ladies on His Mind 
1996
Robert Levin, Inside 
1997
Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan (b. 1930) 
1997
Shirley Cowell, Hot Stuff 
1997
Anton LaVey, Death Scenes 
1997
Paul Guth, The Innocent with Forty Children 
1998
Paul Misraki, French songwriter (b. 1908) 
1998
Paul Misraki, Alphaville 
1998
Gilda Lousek, Sábado a la noche, cine 
1998
Ruben Sierra, My Family 
1999
Michel Regnier (Greg), Belgian comic-book writer and artist (Achille Talon) (b. 1931) 
1999
Marianne Rosenbaum, Peppermint-Frieden 
1999
Cavan Kendall, Sexy Beast 
1999
Brita Appelgren, Konstgjorda Svensson 
1999
Michel Régnier, Tintin and the Lake of Sharks 
2000
Elisabeth Epp, Kopfstand 
2000
Rolf Hädrich, Mord in Frankfurt 
2000
Manolo Muñoz, Vivir de sueños 
2000
Trudy Erwin, Unaccompanied Minors 
2000
Sara Kordon, Rikki og mændene 
2000
Peter Balakoff, Little Girls Lost... 
2000
Truce Speyk, Een mens heeft liefde nodig 
2000
Pyotr Lutsik, Wild Field 
2001
Frank Barbarick, Night of the Ghouls 
2001
Irena Krasnowiecka, Dwie godziny 
2001
Maura Fay, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 
2001
Joan Pabian, Happy New Year, Charlie Brown 
2002
Glenn McQueen, American animator (b. 1960) 
2002
Marina Berti, Quo Vadis 
2002
Nils Schröder, Eläintarhanajo 1955 
2002
Werner Bernhardy, Alma schafft alle 
2002
Glenn McQueen, Toy Story 
2002
Sherry LaFollette-Zabriskie, Summerdog 
2002
Mátyás Varga, Pacsirta 
2003
Hal Clement, American writer (b. 1922) 
2003
Franco Corelli, Italian tenor, dies after suffering on stroke at 82 
2003
Jaroslav Mares, The Black Battalion 
2003
Steve Yaconelli, The Karate Kid, Part III 
2003
Dick Cangey, Vega$ 
2003
Franco Corelli, The Killing Fields 
2004
Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (b. 1923) 
2004
Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936) 
2004
Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916) 
2004
John P. Miller, Dumbo 
2004
Jean-Jacques Brochier, Caché 
2004
Duchess Alice of Glouchester, The 1950's: Music, Memories & Milestones 
2004
Risa Kes, The NeverEnding Story 
2004
Vaughn Meader, Episode #2.20 
2005
Lloyd Bochner, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear 
2005
Paula Laurence, For Love or Money 
2005
Sy Kravitz, Sid Bernstein Presents... 
2005
Thomas Geren, This Is Spinal Tap 
2006
Mohammadu Maccido, 18th Sultan of Sokoto (b. 1928) 
2006
Román Alís, The Request 
2006
Damon Douglas, Bad Company 
2006
Kenneth MacKintosh, Othello 
2006
Nigel Kneale, Five Million Years to Earth 
2006
Florence Healey French, The Secret of Lost Creek 
2006
Robert Caswell, Something the Lord Made 
2006
Juris Lejaskalns, Dvoynoy kapkan 
2006
Roy Barnes, The Last Samurai 
2006
Reiko Mutô, The Professional: Golgo 13 
2007
Anthony Clare, The Unseen Spike Milligan 
2007
Jan Borkus, De Bereboot 
2007
Senkichi Taniguchi, What's Up, Tiger Lily? 
2007
Zélia Hoffman, Soninha Toda Pura 
2007
David Morris, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
2007
Wiktor Budzynski, Weekendy 
2007
Evelyn Hamann, Pappa ante Portas 
2007
Jan Janczewski, Hrabina Cosel 
2008
Mike Baker, American singer Shadow Gallery (b. 1963) 
2008
James Riehle, Rudy 
2008
Klaus Überall, Karl May 
2008
Ismet Voljevica, Luda graja zbog tramvaja 
2008
Sven Psilander, Önskas 
2008
Mae Mercer, Dirty Harry 
2008
Frenci Uher, Ordet 
2008
William Wharton, Birdy 
2009
Norman Painting, The Archers 
2009
Pyotr Avsetsin, Dom 2 
2009
Enraku Sanyutei, The Catch 
2009
Alexander Schure, Tubby the Tuba 
2009
Krystyna Stankiewicz, Zazdrosc i medycyna 
2010
Ludwik Jerzy Kern, Prosze slonia 
2010
Bernard Musson, Belle de Jour 
2010
Marcelino Camacho, Después de... primera parte: No se os puede dejar solos 
2010
Takeshi Shudo, Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back 
2010
Mervyn Haisman, Jane and the Lost City 
2010
Geoffrey Crawley, FairyTale: A True Story 
2010
Jim Hunter, Dale Earnhardt 
2010
Santa Relli, Jour de Fete 
2010
Karlo Sakandelidze, Gvinis qurdebi 
2011
Jimmy Savile, British media personality (b. 1926) 
2011
Jimmy Savile, Go Go Mania 
2011
Kirk Dwyer, Stripped 
2011
Walter Vidarte, The Dependent 
2011
Ram Revilla, Anak ka ng tatay mo 
2011
Robert Lamoureux, Impossible Is Not French 
2011
Axel Axgil, Den hemmelige klubben 
2011
Lajos Máté, Elveszett illúziók 
2011
Bill Hale, Coming Home 
2012
Danny Zorn, Indecent Proposal 
2012
J. Bernlef, Mindshadows 
2012
Susumu Ishikawa, Puss in Boots 
2012
Letitia Baldrige, The Age of Innocence 
2012
Gonzalo Cañas, Cerca de las estrellas 
2012
Cordelia Edvardson, The Girl from Auschwitz 
2013
Julia von Grolman, Mr. and Mrs. Juan Lamaglia 
2013
Sherman Halsey, Tim McGraw: Reflected 
2013
Polly Bond, Bob's Night Out 
2013
Graham Stark, Victor Victoria 
2013
B.B. Andersen, Survivor: The Reunion 
2013
Rudolf Kehrer, Das Ende einer Odyssee - Der Pianist Rudolf Kehrer 
2014
Paulette Breen, All My Children 
2014
Klas Ingesson, Fotbolls-VM krönikan 1994 
2014
Don Bracken, Los Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 
2014
Michel Corajoud, Un architecte dans le paysage 
2014
Joel Rosenzweig, Babe in the Woods 
2014
Christopher Scoular, An American Werewolf in London 
2014
Craig Aaronson, Punk's Not Dead 
2015
Luther Burden, The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh 
2015
Herta Elviste, Dear Mister Moon 
2015
Prince C. Spencer, Harlem Nights 
2016
Actor Manfred Krug, a star in East and West Germany, dies aged 79 
2017
Star Wars' Oscar winning costume designer John Mollo dies aged 86 
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31