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1656Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies of strangury at 72

42 BCGaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar, dies during the Battle of Philippi

1936John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66

1226Saint Francis of Assisi (b. 1181)

October 3rd Deaths
Date Event
42
Gaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar, dies during the Battle of Philippi 
BC
AD
695
"Black Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered 
695
"White Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered 
1226
Saint Francis of Assisi (b. 1181) 
1283
Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales), dies 
1369
Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol (b. 1318) 
1564
Christophorus Fabritius, [Christoffel Smit], calvinist vicar, burned 
1568
Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23 
1596
Florent Chrestien, French writer (b. 1541) 
1611
Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (b. 1554) 
1629
Giorgi Saakadze, Georgian military leader (b. 1570) 
1646
Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 49 
1649
Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (b. 1576) 
1653
Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, historian, dies at 41 
1656
Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies of strangury at 72 
1685
Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 
1690
Robert Barclay, Scottish writer (b. 1648) 
1701
Joseph Williamson, English politician (b. 1633) 
1703
Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded 
1703
Richard Saab, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded 
1750
Georg Matthias Monn, composer, dies at 33 
1795
Tula, leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed 
1801
Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur, Marshal of France (b. 1724) 
1820
Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74 
1826
Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies 
1828
Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer, dies at 77 
1838
Black Hawk (chief), Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (b. 1767) 
1853
Andre Georges Louis Onslow, composer, dies at 69 
1862
Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 
1867
Elias Howe, American sewing machine pioneer (b. 1819) 
1873
Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies 
1877
James Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (b. 1814) 
1881
Orson Pratt, American religious leader (b. 1811) 
1884
Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44 
1889
Karel Miry, composer, dies at 66 
1890
Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36 
1890
Joseph Hergenröther, German historian (b. 1824) 
1891
Edouard Lucas, French mathematician (b. 1842) 
1896
William Morris, artist and writer associated with Arts and Crafts movement, dies at 62 London 
1903
Benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51 
1907
Alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43 
1912
Guido Papini, composer, dies at 65 
1917
Eduardo Di Capua, The Hangover 
1919
Daniel Brink Towner, composer, dies at 69 
1921
Donald Bowles, Rhoda's Burglar 
1921
Joseph Hart, Foxy Grandpa Shows Boys He Is a Magician 
1929
Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (Nobel 1926), dies at 51 
1929
Jeanne Eagels, actress (The Letter), dies at 35 
1929
Jeanne Eagels, The Letter 
1929
Gustav Stresemann, Dokument-Film Nr. 1 der Tobis-Melofilm G.m.b.H. 
1930
Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73 
1931
Carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66 
1931
Carl Nielsen, At kende sandheden 
1932
Max Nadler, Die verkaufte Braut 
1932
Giulio Aristide Sartorio, San Giorgio 
1936
John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66 
1939
Fay Templeton, The March of Time 
1941
Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84 
1941
Wilhelm Kienzl, Der Evangelimann 
1941
Ernest W. Marland, Lest We Forget 
1941
Fletcher Norton, The Big House 
1942
Max Malini,  
1943
Irena Horwath, Niebezpieczny kochanek 
1944
Percy Parsons, The Citadel 
1947
George Turner, Henry Steps Out 
1949
Axel Lerche, Iran, det nye Persien 
1951
Thomas Grady, Gunga Din 
1951
Genevieve Bell, The Great Caruso 
1952
Alfred Neumann, German writer, dies at 56 
1952
Lily Morris, I Thank You 
1952
Martti Jukola, Yhteisvoimin yhteistyöhön 
1952
Alfred Neumann, Conflict 
1952
Edward Biby, Racketeer Round-up 
1953
Arnold Bax, British composer, dies at 69 
1953
Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, Brit composer (Coronation March), dies at 69 
1953
Arnold Bax, English composer (b. 1883) 
1953
Florence Sabin, American Physician, dies at 82 
1953
Arnold Bax, Oliver Twist 
1954
Herbert Prior, actor (Pollyanna), dies at 87 
1954
Terry Spencer, The Animal Kingdom 
1954
Manuel Romero, A Light in the Window 
1954
Herbert Prior, The Violin Maker of Cremona 
1956
Arthur Siteman, The Big Sky 
1956
Zora Zlatkovic, The Magic Sword 
1956
Alfred Hart Miles, Iron Man 2 
1957
Lõrinc Szabó, Szökevény 
1957
Frank Veseley, The Great Dictator 
1957
Artie Auerbach, Railroad Station Program 
1958
Cesare Giulio Viola, Shoeshine 
1958
Lutz Götz, The Punch Bowl 
1959
William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 
1959
Don Downen, Midnight Court 
1959
Ferdinand Pecenka, The Emperor's Nightingale 
1961
Harry Levette, Lady Luck 
1963
Hilda Grenier, Kitty 
1964
Melbourne Spurr, The General 
1965
Zachary Scott, US actor, (Southerner, Flame of Islands), dies at 51 
1965
Robert G. Wayne, The Big Sleep 
1967
Woody Guthrie, rocker, dies of Huntington's Chorea at 55 
1967
Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72 
1967
Pinto Colvig, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75 
1967
Walter Muller von Kulm, composer, dies at 68 
1967
Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, US folk singer/guitarist, dies at 55 
1967
Pinto Colvig, Mickey and the Beanstalk 
1969
Skip James, American blues musician (b. 1902) 
1971
Leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88 
1971
Sean O Riada, composer, dies at 40 
1975
Bauke Tuinstra, Fries notary/writer (Ealse & I), dies at 75 
1975
Guy Mollet, French premier (1956-57), dies at 69 
1977
Si Wills, One Nutty Night 
1977
Tay Garnett, The Postman Always Rings Twice 
1978
Octavia Handworth, Too Much Bull 
1978
Ilse Obrig, Das Sandmännchen 
1979
Charles White, artist, dies at 61 in Los Angeles 
1979
Claudia Jennings, playmate (Nov, 1969), dies in car crash at 29 
1979
Dorothy Peterson, Saboteur 
1980
Dan Zhao, Wuya yu maque 
1981
Walter Mehring, writer, dies at 85 
1981
Claire Parker, Le nez 
1981
Walter Mehring, Les nuits de Port Said 
1981
Nodar Chkheidze, Levana 
1981
Sandra Francis, Spy in the Sky! 
1982
Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star, dies at 41 
1982
Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53 
1982
Ella Ethridge, Anna Karenina 
1983
John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69 
1983
Kurt Kusenberg, writer, dies at 79 
1983
John K.M. McCaffery, One Minute Please 
1983
Ernst Schou, Harry og kammertjeneren 
1983
Bill Seckler, The Big Store 
1984
Enrico Ricardi, A Night at the Opera 
1984
Steve Pendleton, Rio Grande 
1984
Raymond McKee, Santa Claus vs. Cupid 
1985
Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68 
1985
Maurice Copeland, actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74 
1985
Maurice Copeland, Arthur 
1985
Brooke Evans, Louisiana Purchase 
1985
Charles Collingwood, Adventure 
1986
Vince DiMaggio, American Baseball Player (b. 1912) 
1986
Stanislaw Strumph-Wojtkiewicz, Sekret Enigmy 
1986
Vince DiMaggio,  
1987
Jean Anouilh, French playwright (Ball of the Voleurs), dies at 77 
1987
Jack Huff, Zander the Great 
1987
Jean Anouilh, Becket 
1987
Catherine Bramwell-Booth, Episode #8.19 
1987
Maria Ivogün, The Loves of Casanova 
1987
Fiona Mathieson, The Fourth Man 
1987
Mary Ann Niles, Episode #1.37 
1988
Franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73 
1988
Generoso Pope Jr, National Enquirer owner, dies at 61 
1988
Ruth Oliver, Ghostbusters 
1988
Clarence Carnes, Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story 
1988
Richard E. Byrd Jr., The Secret Land 
1988
Jimmy Don Thornton, Sling Blade 
1988
Franz Josef Strauß, Franz Josef Strauß 
1989
Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered 
1989
Del Wood, Episode #3.13 
1990
Stefano Casiraghi, Princess Caroline of Monaco husband, dies at 30 
1990
Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano dies in Langhorne, PA 
1990
Heinz Wunderlich, Prairie-Saloon 
1990
Eleanor Steber, The 15th Annual Tony Awards 
1990
Curtis LeMay, The Last Bomb 
1990
Stefano Casiraghi,  
1991
Max Cantor, journalist, dies 
1991
Max Cantor, Dirty Dancing 
1991
Renaud Victor, Le meilleur de la vie 
1992
John Carisi, There Are the Hip, and There Are the Square 
1992
Lili Heglund, Tony tegner en hest 
1992
Anatoliy Barantsev, Welcome 
1992
Pietro Zveteremich, Un amore di Dostoevskij 
1993
JH Scheps, Dutch MP (Social Democratic), dies at 93 
1993
Sgt. First Class Randy Shughart, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1958) 
1993
Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1960) 
1993
Maciej Walczak, Schindler's List 
1993
Patricia van Cleve, Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars 
1993
Patricia Lake, Meet the Family 
1993
Ray Jewers, The Spy Who Loved Me 
1993
Wilson Grey, Kiss of the Spider Woman 
1993
Katerina Gogou, Parangelia! 
1994
Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48 
1994
Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87 
1994
Harriet Nelson, actress (Ozzie & Harriet), dies at 80 
1994
V, comedian/actor, dies at 48 
1994
Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77 
1994
Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, US actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86 
1994
Dennis Wolfberg, Genesis: Part 1 - September 13, 1956 
1994
Bert Dodson, Riders of the Whistling Pines 
1994
Anatoliy Obukhov, Andrei Rublev 
1994
Dub Taylor, Back to the Future Part III 
1994
Paul R. Picard, One Armed Bandits 
1994
Timothy Asch, The Ax Fight 
1994
Andy Nealis, Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow 
1994
Anthony D. Nealis, Homicidal Ham 
1994
John C. Champion, The Texican 
1994
Arne Nyberg, Hin helgu vé 
1994
Heinz Rühmann, It Happened in Broad Daylight 
1994
Virginia Dale, Holiday Inn 
1995
Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal), dies at 82 
1995
Nippy Jones, Game 4 
1995
Teddy Nordgren, Hans Nielsen Hauge 
1995
Kappei Matsumoto, Kwaidan 
1995
Mollie Harris, The Cotswolds 
1995
Aleksandr Anurov, Put k serdtsu 
1995
Michael Audley, The Flight of the Phoenix 
1996
Denis Frank Owen, Natural historian, dies at 65 
1996
Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85 
1996
Tom ap Rees, botanist, dies at 65 
1996
Tony Parker, oral historian, dies at 73 
1996
Andrzej Bielski, Ucieczka 
1996
Mats Dahlbäck, Jerusalem 
1996
Joe Sawyers, Halloween II 
1996
Palle Lauring, Familien Schmidt 
1996
Arturo Gatica, Mis espuelas de plata 
1996
Shirley Green, Howie 
1996
Robert Shield, Just Leave Me Alone 
1997
Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian, dies at 93 
1997
Jarl Kulle, Babette's Feast 
1997
John Ashley, Apocalypse Now 
1997
Millard Lampell, Saturday's Hero 
1997
Walter Baumgartner, Jack the Ripper 
1997
Michael Bender, The Big Face Off/Skeletons in the Closet 
1998
Roddy McDowall, English actor (b. 1928) 
1998
George W. Davis, All About Eve 
1998
Roddy McDowall, Planet of the Apes 
1999
Akio Morita, Japanese businessman (b. 1921) 
1999
Risto Taulo, Here, Beneath the North Star 
1999
Johannes Kai, The Black Abbot 
2000
Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (b. 1947) 
2000
John Grant, British politician (b. 1932) 
2000
Richard Keefe, Firestarter 
2000
John Worsley, Break to Freedom 
2000
Ben Orr, Live Aid 
2000
Wojciech Has, The Hourglass Sanatorium 
2001
Ricky Belmonte, Ama... Bakit mo ako pinabayaan? 
2001
Tatiana Menotti, In America 
2001
Pat Ast, Heat 
2001
Alessandro Fersen, Ulysses 
2001
Herbert Coleman, Vertigo 
2002
Bruce Paltrow, American television and film producer (b. 1943) 
2002
Robert Krausz, Stock market advisor and investor (b. 1936) 
2002
Greg Ross, Total Corruption 
2002
Bruce Paltrow, Here's Mud in Your Eye 
2002
Mauro Bruno, Independence Day 
2002
Dalvanius Prime, Te Rua 
2002
Tad Horino, Mulholland Dr. 
2002
Paula Houston, Motorcycle A 
2002
Rubén Gámez, Tequila 
2003
Florence Stanley, American actress (b. 1924) 
2003
William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author (b. 1907) 
2003
Hagen Galatis, Der Vogelhändler 
2003
Danny Weil, Episode #7.31 
2003
William Steig, Shrek 
2003
Robert Canton, The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful 
2003
Olga Chaviano, El mago 
2003
Florence Stanley, Atlantis: The Lost Empire 
2004
John Cerutti, baseball player and announcer (b. 1960) 
2004
Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77 
2004
John Cerutti, Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners 
2004
Shôzô Hirabayashi, Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro 
2004
Helios Fernández, Rosario Tijeras 
2004
Jacques Benveniste, Homeopathy: The Test 
2004
Geoffrey Lancashire, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? 
2004
Bram Roos, In Search of Easter 
2004
Janet Leigh, Psycho 
2004
Donald Douglas Jr., Episode #6.1 
2005
Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (b. 1929) 
2005
Emilinha Borba, Poeira de Estrelas 
2005
Betty Bryant, 40,000 Horsemen 
2005
Ronnie Barker, The Picnic 
2005
Alfonso Tomas, Pierino torna a scuola 
2005
Louis Garfinkle, The Deer Hunter 
2006
Alberto Ramento, Filipina bishop (b. 1937) 
2006
John Crank, British mathematician (b. 1913) 
2006
Peter Norman, Australian track star (b. 1942) 
2006
Patrice Holloway, Bride Wars 
2006
Doris Self, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters 
2006
Peter Norman, Inside 'Salute' 
2006
James B. Woodson, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 
2007
M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic 
2007
Antoni Ribas, The Burned City 
2007
Hans Sackemark, Vem älskar Yngve Frej 
2008
Karam ud Din, Pakistani Navy officer (b. 1941) 
2008
Johnny J, The Fan 
2008
Gil Rossellini, Kill Gil Volume 1 
2008
Al Gallodoro, Rhapsody in Blue 
2008
Francis Sayre, No Man's Land 
2008
Cory Patrick Brown, Drifting School 
2008
George Thomson, Episode #1.1 
2008
George Thomson, Once Upon a Knight 
2008
André Bellec, The Red Rose 
2008
Györgyi Albert, Érzékek iskolája 
2008
Robert M. Murphy, The Longest Day: A Salute to Courage 
2008
Aurel Stroe, Napasta 
2008
Robert Stover, Twilight 
2008
Trude Haefelin, Der arme Millionär 
2008
Ted Briggs, Search for the Battleship Bismarck 
2009
Queen Fatima, former Libyan queen (b. 1918) 
2009
Rino Di Silvestro, Deported Women of the SS Special Section 
2009
Vladimir Beekman, Aatomik 
2009
Robert Kirby, A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake 
2009
Jürgen Kellermeier, DAS! 
2009
Aleksandre Basilaia, Ostrov pogibshikh korabley 
2009
Mike Kuryla, In Search of the U.S.S. Indianapolis 
2009
Coralie Neville, The Adelaide Arabs 
2010
Ben Mondor, Canadian-born American baseball executive (b. 1925) 
2010
Ben Mondor, The Curse of the Bambino 
2010
Aníbal Arias, Mataperros 
2010
Helga Göring, Gregor's Greatest Invention 
2010
Eddie Platt, Episode #1.3 
2010
Donald Hansard Sr., Top Gun 
2010
Maury Allen, Howard Cosell: Telling It Like It Is 
2011
Rollin Post, The Candidate 
2011
Zofia Nasierowska, Siedlisko 
2011
Barbara Milburn, Stealing God 
2011
Tamara Yarenko, Puteshestviye v molodost 
2011
Arthur Dubin, Streamliners 
2011
Hira Talfrey, The Curse of the Werewolf 
2011
David Mitchell, My Dinner with Andre 
2011
David Mitchell, The 38th Annual Tony Awards 
2011
Kay Armen, Hit the Deck 
2012
G.W. 'Dink' Read, The Vals 
2012
Robert Christy, Hiroshima 
2012
Danny Sims, Marley 
2012
Barbara Shotter, Tons of Money 
2012
Haruko Mabuchi, Preparation for the Festival 
2013
Apenisa Naigulevu, The Dove 
2013
Frank D'Rone, Episode #3.185 
2013
Chuck Smith Sr., What God Hath Wrought 
2013
Sergei Belov, :03 from Gold 
2013
Bill Eppridge, 1968 
2013
Günter Loose, Water Drops on Burning Rocks 
2013
Virginia Vincent, I Want to Live! 
2014
Pierre Van Thienen, A chacun son cinéma 
2014
Peer Augustinski, Fiktiv - Das einzig wahre Magazin 
2014
David Ratajczak, Pet Sematary II 
2014
Nati Cano's Mariachi Los Camperos, The Lost World: Jurassic Park 
2014
Akiva Salzman, Say Cheese and Die 
2014
Ward Ruyslinck, Wierook en tranen 
2014
Friedrich Streich, Pamphylos, der Mann mit dem Autotick 
2014
Alan Henning,  
2014
Sigrid Heuck, Mondjäger 
2014
Behçet Nacar, Vesikali Yarim 
2014
Comer Cottrell, Showtime at the Apollo 
2014
Abel Escoto, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen 
2014
Lance Smith Jr., The Fix 
2014
Bill Fiore, The Swimmer 
2015
Denis Healey, Denis Healey: The Best Prime Minister Labour Never Had? 
2015
Roger Bollen, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century 
2015
Barbara Meek, See How She Runs 
2015
Dave Pike, Zoolander 
2015
José Vilhena, As Calcinhas Amarelas 
2016
Conductor and violinist Sir Neville Marriner dies age 92 
2017
American rock legend Tom Petty dies, aged 66 
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