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1991Leo Durocher, baseball player and manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86

1792George Mason, American statesman (advocated for the Bill of Rights), dies of natural causes at 66

October 7th Deaths
Date Event
290
[Christian] Sergius, roman soldier/martyred saint, decapitated 
336
Pope Saint Mark, bishop of Rome (336), dies of natural causes 
929
Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies 
1368
Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (b. 1338) 
1488
Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52 
1553
Cristóbal de Morales, Spanish composer (bc. 1500) 
1555
Louis of Praet, Habsburg diplomat (b. 1488) 
1571
Müezzinzade Ali Pasha, Turkish fleet commander, dies in the Battle of Lepanto 
1577
George Gascoigne, English poet 
1612
Menso Alting, Dutch reformed vicar/theologist, dies at 70 
1620
Stanisław Żółkiewski, Polish military leader (b. 1547) 
1637
Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1587) 
1639
John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68 
1651
Jacques Sirmond, French Jesuit scholar (b. 1559) 
1653
Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (b. 1581) 
1660
Paul Scarron, French, stagewriter (Le Roman Comique), dies at 50 
1681
Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61 
1708
Guru Gobind Singh, tenth Sikh Guru (b. 1666) 
1766
Andre Cheron, composer, dies at 71 
1772
John Woolman, American Quaker preacher and abolitionist (b. 1720) 
1777
Simon Fraser, English general, dies in battle 
1780
Patrick Ferguson, English major in SC, dies in battle at 36 
1787
Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church (b. 1711) 
1792
George Mason, American statesman (advocated for the Bill of Rights), dies of natural causes at 66 
1793
Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, English politician (b. 1718) 
1796
Thomas Reid, Scottish philosopher (b. 1710) 
1800
Gabriel, slave revolt leader (Virginia), hanged 
1811
August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist, dies at 68 
1849
Edgar Allan Poe, American writer, poet and critic, dies in Baltimore at 40 
1849
Edgar Allan Poe, Spirits of the Dead 
1864
Alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle 
1864
John Gregg, US judge/Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 36 
1887
George James Webb, composer, dies at 84 
1887
George J. Webb, The Firestorm 
1890
John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89 
1890
John Hill Hewitt, The Jail at Junction Flats 
1894
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American writer (b. 1809) 
1894
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Elsie Venner 
1903
Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician (b. 1832) 
1906
Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848) 
1906
Domingos Olimpio, Luzia Homem 
1911
John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (b. 1835) 
1915
Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74 
1918
C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70 
1918
Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Atonement 
1919
Alfred Deakin, second Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1856) 
1922
Marie Lloyd, The Man Who Made Good 
1924
Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71 
1925
Hubert Platt Main, composer, dies at 86 
1925
Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880) 
1925
Christy Mathewson, Christy Mathewson and the New York National League Team 
1926
Emil Kraepelin, German psychologist (b. 1856) 
1932
Jessie Bonstelle, The Madonna of the Slums 
1934
Edgar Connor, Black and Tan 
1937
Renate Müller, Viktor and Viktoria 
1938
Ray Ripley, The Great Air Robbery 
1939
Harvey (William) Cushing, US neurologist, dies at 70 
1939
Boris Shchukin, Lenin in 1918 
1940
Maurice Leloir, The Iron Mask 
1942
Laurence Cowen, The World, the Flesh and the Devil 
1942
Henry Gleditsch, Brudeferden i Hardanger 
1943
Eugeniusz Bodo, Polish actor (b. 1899) 
1943
Radclyffe Hall, British author (b. 1880) 
1943
Eugeniusz Bodo, Pietro wyzej 
1943
Radclyffe Hall, The Third Sex 
1945
Hyman Meyer, The Saturday Night Kid 
1945
S.W. Smith, The Frightened Lady 
1949
Olaf Borch Hee, Gud raader 
1950
John Judd, Bandits Beware 
1950
William Locke, While New York Sleeps 
1951
Anton F Philips, CEO (Philips), dies at 77 
1952
Eulalie Jensen, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1952
Nils Hultgren, Summer with Monika 
1953
Ernst Karchow, Die Nacht der Zwölf 
1955
Alonzo Nixon, The Lure of a Woman 
1955
George Blake, Film Novelty Series: Aren't We All 
1956
Clarence Birdseye, American inventor (b. 1886) 
1956
Maud Allan, The Rug Maker's Daughter 
1956
Bert E. Friedlob, The Star 
1956
Hassard Short, The Moth 
1959
Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack 
1959
PM Kassem of Iraq, assassinated 
1959
Mario Lanza, Zodiac 
1959
Aloisio Castro, Cassiopéia 
1962
Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66 
1962
Russell Drake, The Noose Hangs High 
1963
Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69 
1963
Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M), dies of internal hemorrhage at 63 
1963
Gustaf Gründgens, M 
1963
Sophus Bernhard, Elly Petersen 
1964
Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84 
1965
Stubby Kruger, Mister Roberts 
1966
Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash 
1966
Smiley Lewis, [Overton Amos Lemons], rocker, dies at 46 
1967
Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies 
1969
Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888) 
1976
Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73 
1979
Jerzy Petersburski, Burnt by the Sun 
1979
Yakov Gudkin, The Lady with the Dog 
1980
Eleanor Woodruff, The Last Volunteer 
1980
Vilho Ruuskanen, The Unknown Soldier 
1980
John Krimsky, The Emperor Jones 
1980
Willie Bloom, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1981
Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 
1981
Albert Cohen, Greek-born Swiss novelist (b. 1895) 
1981
James Carroll Plaster, The Passing 
1981
Elsie Albert, Welcome Children 
1984
Jan Rudnicki, Bokser 
1984
Juraj Sebok, Vlcie diery 
1985
Silvestre Vargas, Man on Fire 
1985
Cemal Resit Rey, Madame 
1985
Wolfgang Kieling, Torn Curtain 
1986
Yôjirô Ishizaka, Aoi sanmyaku 
1986
Cheryl Crawford, Paint Your Wagon 
1986
Bogic Risimovic-Risim, The Morning 
1987
Ababacar Samb-Makharam, Kodou 
1987
Bobby Walston, 1960 NFL Championship Game 
1987
Greta Granstedt, Hitler - Beast of Berlin 
1988
Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 
1988
Hurt Honolka, The Bartered Bride 
1988
Billy Daniels, The Billy Daniels Show 
1988
Michael McKeag, Harlequin 
1988
Nikolay Boyarskiy, Katerina Izmailova 
1989
Eduard Bocharov, Shtorm na sushe 
1989
Aleksanteri Saavala, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1990
J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies 
1990
John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84 
1990
Juan Jose Arevalo, president of Guatemala (1945-51), dies 
1990
Richard Aylen, Possession 
1990
Manuel Ramos Otero, Recuerdo en metal 
1990
Grim Natwick, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
1990
Paul Donnelly, The Wild One 
1991
Leo Durocher, baseball player and manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86 
1991
Leo Durocher, Episode #1.3 
1991
Darren Millane, The Road to Victory 
1992
Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62 
1992
Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies 
1992
Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904) 
1992
Kauko Kokkonen, Kahdeksas veljes 
1992
Julian Strøm, Felix 
1993
Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88 
1993
Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82 
1993
Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63 
1993
Cyril Cusack, Harold and Maude 
1993
Kenneth Nelson, Hellraiser 
1993
Johannes Krogsgaard, Harry og kammertjeneren 
1993
Agnes de Mille, Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed 
1993
Marta Fricová, Poznej svého muze 
1993
Jucci Kellerman, Desire 
1993
Andrej Lettrich, Red Wine 
1994
James Hill, director, dies at 75 
1994
Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82 
1994
Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60 
1994
Mason Wiley, Episode #1.1 
1994
Toriro Miki, Hopu-san: sararîman no maki 
1994
Mayya Bulgakova, Wings 
1994
Paul Swift, Pink Flamingos 
1994
Elie Liardet, Private Benjamin 
1994
Carlos Gracie, The Gracies and the Birth of Vale Tudo 
1994
James Hill, Born Free 
1994
Maurício do Valle, Antonio das Mortes 
1995
Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59 
1995
Louis Meyer, Indie 500 racer (3 wins), dies at 91 
1995
Opelene Bartley, The Blob 
1995
Ivan Hutchinson, Sunnyside Up 
1995
Jay S. York, Tall Tale 
1996
Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86 
1996
Monique Lange, La Truite (The Trout) 
1997
Leszek Polessa, Na wszystkie fronty 
1997
James Yagi, Bridge to the Sun 
1997
Janez Vrhovec, Man Is Not a Bird 
1997
Lee Morehouse, The Autograph Hound 
1997
Bruce Satterlee, The Prisoner of Second Avenue 
1997
Mary Morgan, Coup de feu dans la nuit 
1998
Arnold Jacobs, American tuba player a.k.a. Song and Wind (b. 1915) 
1998
Nak-hun Lee, Ape 
1998
Renato Malavasi, Variety Lights 
1999
Deryck Guyler, A Hard Day's Night 
1999
Genrikh Sapgir, Printsessa i Lyudoed 
1999
Karol Nicze, Noce i dnie 
1999
Helen Vinson, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 
1999
Anneline Liu, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show 
1999
Richard Hough, The Bounty 
1999
Stuart Werbin, Jumpin' Jack Flash 
2000
Denis Vanier, La nuit de la poésie 27 mars 1970 
2000
Walter Krupinski, Der Tod war schneller - Die Starfighter-Affäre 
2000
Boleslaw Nowak, Z biegiem lat, z biegiem dni... 
2000
Dennis Turner, The People vs. Larry Flynt 
2001
Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (b. 1955) 
2001
Herblock, American cartoonist (b. 1909) 
2001
Roger Gaudry, French Canadian chemist, businessman and corporate director (b. 1913) 
2001
Gaby Basset, Touchez Pas au Grisbi 
2001
Alf Gover, The Final Test 
2001
Herbert Block, Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life 
2001
Chris Adams, WCW/NWO World War 3 
2001
Polly Rowles, The Older Sister 
2002
Hannes Kaetner, The Marriage of Maria Braun 
2002
Robert Huddleston, Skylark 
2002
Domenico Paolella, Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo 
2002
William H. Carrick, Ducks, of Course 
2002
Bill Shinn, Korean War Stories 
2002
Pierangelo Bertoli, The Future Is Woman 
2003
Izzy Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (b. 1932) 
2003
Arthur Berger, American composer (b. 1912) 
2003
Wally George, American conservative TV commentator (b. 1931) 
2003
Barbara Lampson, Footloose 
2003
Uros Kravljaca, Sluzbeni polozaj 
2003
Ray Powell, Don Quixote 
2003
William Bennett, Shatter Dead 
2003
Lee Gideon, D.O.A. 
2003
Henry Herbert, Q.E.D. 
2003
Israel H. Asper, Canada's Magnificent Snowbirds: The First 20 Years 
2003
Eleanor Lambert, A Savage Life in Fashion 
2003
Felicitas Corrigan, The Best of Friends 
2003
Wally George, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child 
2003
Harry Herbert, A Sister to Assist 'Er 
2003
Peter Miller, General Hospital 
2004
Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (b. 1942) 
2004
Gun Arvidsson, De röda hästarna 
2004
Ismet Ay, Aaahh Belinda 
2004
Gennadi Bolotov, Pritcha pro svetlitsu 
2004
Elizabeth Forrester, Holiday 
2004
Hildy Parks, Night of 100 Stars 
2005
Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949) 
2005
Michael Ward, The Conquest of Everest 
2005
Charles Rocket, Dumb & Dumber 
2005
Devery Freeman, Taps 
2006
Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958) 
2006
Anna Politkovskaya, My Friend Sasha: A Very Russian Murder 
2006
Konstantin Artyomenko, The Truce 
2006
Anne-Margrethe Björlin, Försök inte med mej 
2006
Sally Maloney, The End of August 
2007
Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975) 
2007
George E. Sangmeister, American politician (b. 1931) 
2007
Tiffany Digiuanni, Flesh Hunter 9 
2007
Jirina Steimarová, Ecstasy 
2007
Georg Oddner, The Flight of the Eagle 
2007
Nolan A. Herndon, History Undercover: One Hour Over Tokyo 
2007
Jack L. Copeland, Hell's Five Hours 
2007
Cristina Perez, Butterfly Skin 
2007
Michael Del Medico, Children's Games 
2008
Leslie Hardman, Jewish Orthodox rabbi (b. 1913) 
2008
Peter Copley, Empire of the Sun 
2008
Michael Waeghe, The Blues Brothers Animated Series 
2008
Paul Ciappessoni, A Perfect Recapture 
2008
Géza Fodor, Szent család 
2008
Alma Ross, Verge of Disaster 
2009
Irving Penn, American photographer (b. 1917) 
2009
Steve Ferguson, Two Soldiers 
2009
Shelby Singleton, Low Noon 
2009
Irving Penn, The Miles Davis Story 
2009
Kaylynn Hodgins, Easter 
2009
Gianfranco Mingozzi, Flavia 
2009
Martha Hully, The Gentle People and the Quiet Land 
2010
Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966) 
2010
Milka Planinc, former PM of Yugoslavia (b. 1924) 
2010
T Lavitz, American musician (b. 1956) 
2010
Metring David, Woman of Breakwater 
2010
Slawomir Lewandowski, Penelopy 
2010
Gail Dolgin, Daughter from Danang 
2010
Peter Podehl, Mother Holly 
2011
Ramiz Alia, the former communist leader and first president of the Albanian pluralist (b. 1925) 
2011
John Alderson, Episode #3.1 
2011
Mildred Savage, Parrish 
2011
David Hess, The Last House on the Left 
2011
Claude Close, Episode #1.5 
2011
Sammie Portman, The Significant Other 
2011
Paul Kent, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 
2011
Branko Miklavc, Ballad About a Trumpet and a Cloud 
2011
Andrew Laszlo, First Blood 
2011
Dovie Plaster, The Passing 
2011
Florence Stone Fevergeon, Mystery Men 
2011
Viktor Ivanov, The Barracks 
2011
Gianni Musy, Dangerous Beauty 
2011
George Baker, The Spy Who Loved Me 
2011
Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Águilas no cazan moscas 
2012
John Martin Tchicai, Danish saxophonist, dies at 76 
2012
Larry Block, General Hospital 
2012
Vladimir Aukstikalnis, Faithfulness 
2012
Hank Moonjean, Cool Hand Luke 
2012
Merv Dymally, USA the Movie 
2012
Mervyn Dymally,  
2012
Ivo Michiels, Meeuwen sterven in de haven 
2012
Lois Smith, Gangs of New York 
2013
Patrice Chéreau, French film and opera director, dies from lung cancer at 68 
2013
Patricia Tiernan, Death Deals the Hand 
2013
Chauncey G. Parker III, Of Unknown Origin 
2013
Manfred Rommel, Rommel - Mythos und Wahrheit 
2013
Dick LaPalm, The World of Nat King Cole 
2013
Gennadiy Khrapunkov, Es ist nicht leicht ein Gott zu sein 
2013
Patsy Britten, Free Eats 
2013
Philip Nutman, The Girl Next Door 
2013
Valentin Zheleznyakov, Assassination Attempt 
2013
Zygmunt Adamski, Madonna Kozielska 
2013
Luisa Pasello, Smalltown, Italy 
2013
Joanna Chmielewska, Lekarstwo na milosc 
2013
Patrice Chéreau, Queen Margot 
2014
Deborah Pietruska, Whispers from a Shallow Grave 
2014
Nando Orfei, Amarcord 
2014
Péter Bokor, Századunk tanúja - Habsburg Ottó 
2014
Aleksandr Vilkov, Nina 
2014
Siegfried Lenz, Der Mann im Strom 
2014
Angus MacLeod, Donny B: The Original King of Daytime 
2014
Zilpha Keatley Snyder, Below the Root 
2014
Federico Boido, Ace High 
2014
Iva Withers, Hit the Deck 
2014
Yuri Mochalov, Myatezhnyy «Orion» 
2014
Henry E. Lowenstein, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport 
2014
Walter Bockmayer, Looping 
2014
Stanley Chase, Colossus: The Forbin Project 
2015
Elena Lucena, Brother and Sister 
2015
Gene Allen, My Fair Lady 
2015
Marc Darchy, Episode dated 30 November 2006 
2015
Enzô Tachibanaya, Ebarake no hitobito 
2015
Gail Zappa, Summer '82: When Zappa Came to Sicily 
2016
Aussie Sports Journalist Rebecca Wilson Dies, Aged 54 
2016
Australian actor Ross Higgins dies aged 86 
2017
'Primal Scream' Psychologist Arthur Janov Dies At Age 93 
2017
American comedian Ralphie May dies aged 45 
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