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September 2nd Deaths
Date Event
490
Pheidippides, Greek hero and inspiration for the modern marathon 
BC
AD
421
Flavius Constantine III, Emperor of Western Roman Empire, dies at about 51 
1031
Saint Emeric of Hungary 
1274
Prince Munetaka, Japanese shogun (b. 1242) 
1384
Louis I, duke of Anjou/king of Naples (Battle of Poitiers), dies 
1397
Francesco Landini, Italian composer 
1418
Jan III Chalon, prince of Orange/gov of Burgundy, dies 
1540
Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1501) 
1566
Taddeo Zuccari, Italian painter, dies at 37 
1606
Carel van Mander, Flemish painter/art historian, dies at 58 
1645
lady Alice Lisle, English widow of John Lisle, beheaded 
1680
Per Brahe, Swedish soldier and statesman (b. 1602) 
1688
Robert Viner, Lord Mayor of London (b. 1631) 
1690
Philipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1615) 
1698
Justus Vingboons, Architect, buried 
1715
Constantin Christian Dedekind, composer, dies at 87 
1764
Nathaniel Bliss, English Astronomer Royal (b. 1700) 
1765
Henry Bouquet, Swiss-born British army officer (b. 1719) 
1768
Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician (b. 1703) 
1779
Onno Zwier van Hairs, Fries poet (Agon), dies at 66 
1790
Johann N von Hontheim, German religious historian/Bishop, dies 
1813
Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1763) 
1820
Jiaqing, Emperor of China (b. 1760) 
1832
Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian astronomer (b. 1754) 
1834
Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer (b. 1757) 
1862
Thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40 
1870
Charles Victor Arthur Saint-Leon, composer, dies at 48 
1870
Arthur Saint-Leon, Dr. Coppelius 
1872
Nicolai Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher (b. 1783) 
1877
Constantine Kanaris, Greek admiral, freedom fighter and politician (b. 1793) 
1891
Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger, composer, dies at 76 
1896
Nat Thomson, Australian cricketer (b. 1839) 
1898
Hubert Howard, British journalist (Times), dies through friendly fire 
1898
Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1807) 
1905
Walter Cecil Macfarren, composer, dies at 79 
1906
Guiseppe Giacosa, Ital screenwriter (libretti opera Puccini), dies 
1906
Giuseppe Giacosa, Quantum of Solace 
1910
Henri "le Douanier" Rousseau, French ambassador/painter, dies 
1910
Henri Rousseau, Henri Rousseau 1844-1910 
1915
August Stramm, writer, dies at 41 
1919
Dee Lampton, Skinny's False Alarm 
1921
Henry Austin Dobson, English poet (b. 1840) 
1921
Anthony Francis Lucas Croatian-born oil pioneer (b. 1855) 
1922
Henry Lawson, While the Billy Boils 
1929
Paul Leni, The Man Who Laughs 
1931
Charles Cherry, The Mummy and the Humming Bird 
1934
Ruggiero de Rudolpho "Russ" Columbo, US singer/violist, dies at 26 
1934
Alcide Nunez, American musician (b. 1884) 
1934
James Allan, New Zealand rugby union player, All Black (b. 1860) 
1934
Russ Columbo, Raging Bull 
1935
Isidore de Lara, The Three Masks 
1937
Esther de Farmer-of Rich, actress (Kniertje-On hope of blessing), dies 
1937
Pierre de Coubertin, baron/revivor of Olympics, dies at 74 
1937
Pierre de Coubertin, Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad 
1940
Eddie Collins, Drums Along the Mohawk 
1940
Caryl S. Fleming, Beating Back 
1941
Morgan Davis, The Bandit Chaser 
1942
Tom Williams, Irish republican (b. 1924) 
1942
Ned Wayburn, The Great White Way 
1944
George W Norris, US senator (lame duck-amendement), dies 
1944
Bella Rosenfeld, subject of many of Marc Chagall paintings (b. 1895) 
1944
Georges Melchior, Fantomas 
1945
Rudolf Blümner, M 
1945
Jens Christian Gundersen, Dæmonen 
1946
Jacques Richepin,  
1948
Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy (b. 1883) 
1948
Ralph Fitzsimmons, Giovanni's Gratitude 
1949
Ian Mackenzie,  
1949
Chance Ward, Cooky's Adventure 
1950
Frank Graham, The Three Caballeros 
1950
Symona Boniface, Micro-Phonies 
1951
Ben Ali Haggin, National Red Cross Pageant 
1951
Herman Nowlin, The Fourth Horseman 
1951
Edmund MacDonald, Detour 
1953
Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV, U.S. general (b. 1883) 
1953
Raffaele Calzini, La commediante veneziana 
1953
Jonathan M. Wainwright, Midway Is East 
1954
Ernö Király, Girls' Fair 
1954
Geraldine Carr, The Sniper 
1955
Rudolf Kattnigg, composer, dies at 60 
1955
Walter Weems, Hearts in Dixie 
1955
Konstanty Meglicki, Straszna noc 
1955
Broderick O'Farrell, Beau Hunks 
1955
Rudolf Kattnigg, Der Meineidbauer 
1957
William A Craigie, Scottish lexicographer, dies at 90 
1957
Peter Freuchen, Eskimo 
1958
Betty Humby-Beecham, While I Live 
1961
Greet Koeman, Dutch singer, dies at 54 
1961
Erwin von Kreibig, Weh dem der lügt 
1961
Dick Scott, Strange Impersonation 
1961
Fred Kelsey, Hans Christian Andersen 
1961
Tadeusz Faliszewski, Ghetto Queen 
1962
William Wilkerson, Founder of the Hollywood Reporter, The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and nightclubs such as Ciro's (b. 1890) 
1962
Johan Rosén, Rannsakningsdomaren 
1964
Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese gen/pres (1951-58), dies at 70 
1964
Morris Ankrum, actor (Kronos, Earth vs Flying Saucers), dies at 67 
1964
Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (b. 1900) 
1964
Alvin York, American soldier (b. 1887) 
1965
Johannes Bobrowski, writer, dies at 48 
1968
Ernest Claes, Belgium, author (The White), dies at 82 
1969
Harry Williams Millard, producer, dies of cancer at 41 
1970
Allan Walker, actor/writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64 
1970
Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Hollow Men), dies at 63 
1973
John R R Tolkien, British story writer (Hobbit), dies of an ulcer at 81 
1973
Carl Dudley, American film director (b. 1910) 
1975
Franz Salmhofer, Das andere Leben 
1975
James Sheldon, Over the Hill to the Poorhouse 
1976
Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish writer (b. 1934) 
1976
Renato Pinciroli, L'Avventura 
1977
Maurice King, Gun Crazy 
1978
Robert Harari, A Foreign Affair 
1979
Felix Aylmer, actor (Quartet, Hamlet, Dreaming Lips), dies at 90 
1979
Otto P. Weyland, American military figure (b. 1903) 
1979
O.P. Weyland, The McConnell Story 
1979
Howard Curtis, The Deer Hunter 
1979
Felix Aylmer, Henry V 
1979
Sami Tunç, Bes idamlik adam 
1980
William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70 
1980
Wallace Acton, The Marrying Kind 
1980
Gustav Stähnisch, Die Warze am Kinn 
1981
Tadeusz Baird, Passenger 
1981
Janko Ravnik, In the Kingdom of the Goldhorn 
1982
Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78 
1982
Tom Baker, US actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42 
1982
Tom Baker, Love and Anger 
1982
Jay Novello, The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima 
1982
Lyalya Chyornaya, Queen of the Gypsies 
1982
Kamilla Császár, Csendes otthon 
1982
Ada Vojtsik, Ivan the Terrible, Part II 
1983
Jimmy Aubrey, The Backyard 
1983
Nino Marchetti, Big Deal on Madonna Street 
1983
Toni Lanier, The Great Ziegfeld 
1983
Germaine Fontanes, Le crime des hommes 
1983
Maruja Pacheco Huergo, El gran camarada 
1984
Manos Katrakis, Greek actor (b. 1908) 
1984
Sergei Martinson, The Snow Queen 
1984
Mike Riley, Tucker: The Man and His Dream 
1985
Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64 
1985
Jay Youngblood, American professional wrestler 
1985
Ethel Dwyer, Cotton and Cattle 
1985
Anna Banti, We Believed 
1985
Jay Youngblood, Starrcade 
1985
Robert Worms, Terror on Tape 
1985
Marc Grunebaum, The Tenant 
1986
Jim Wilson, 1956 MLB All-Star Game 
1986
Forest Shirley, Walk a Straight Line 
1986
Mikko Sergejeff, Risti ja liekki 
1987
Niels Hoff, Penge som græs 
1988
Karl Fredrik Björn, On These Shoulders 
1988
Leon Short, Hollywood Barn Dance 
1988
Sam Nudell, The Frisco Kid 
1988
Erik Frey, Der Verräter 
1989
A Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commisioner, dies at 51 
1989
Rudy Horvatich, The 65th Annual Academy Awards 
1989
Iris Wong, China 
1989
Václav Neuzil, The Bridge at Remagen 
1989
Clifton Parker, Sink the Bismarck! 
1989
Anton Peters, De paradijsvogels 
1990
R.A. Strejka, Prosím, pane profesore! 
1991
Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies 
1991
Concetto Lo Bello, Italian intl soccer judge, dies 
1991
Eva Trunecková, Ferdinande, vrat se! 
1991
Eli Blom, Esther 
1991
Martha Dresback, Arch of Triumph 
1991
Frantisek Hanus, Reka caruje 
1992
Barbara McClintock, US, geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90 
1992
Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies 
1992
Derrick Amoore, The Call of the Isles 
1993
Eric Berry, English/US actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80 
1993
John/Eoin Higgins, N Ire supreme court justice (1984-93), dies at 66 
1993
Joana Maria Gorvin, Phädra 
1993
Tom Farrell, Jumper 
1993
Antônio Guedes Barbosa, Villa-Lobos - O Índio de Casaca 
1993
Mireille Audibert, Virginie qui va 
1993
Veronica Pataky, The Miracle of the Bells 
1994
Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35 
1994
Harry Vincent Kemp, poet, dies at 82 
1994
Mildred Mcafee Horton, US 1st head mistress of WAVES, dies 
1994
Richard M Major, US anti-terror specialist (CIA Red Book), dies at 72 
1994
Roy Castle, actor (Dr Who & the Daleks), dies of lung Cancer at 62 
1994
Roy Castle, Episode #22.1 
1994
Lisbeth Forsberg, Negerkys og labre larver 
1994
Mildred McAfee,  
1995
Vaclav Neummann, conductor, dies at 74 
1995
Václav Neumann, Driving Miss Daisy 
1995
Lillemor Biörnstad, Barabbas 
1995
Rose Schacht, Drug Wars: The Camarena Story 
1996
Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83 
1996
Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69 
1996
Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86 
1996
Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71 
1996
Otto Luening, composer, dies at 96 
1996
Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies 
1996
Alvaleta Guess, Money Train 
1996
Jean Bousquet, My Favorite Season 
1996
Otto Luening, Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey 
1996
Irène Corday, Premier de cordée 
1996
Todor Monov, Osmiyat 
1996
Georgi Georgiev-Getz, A Peasant on a Bicycle 
1996
Hans-Peter Heinzl, Lex Minister 
1997
Rudolf Bing, opera manager (NY Met Opera), dies at 95 
1997
Viktor Frankl, psychotherapist (Man's Search for Meaning), dies at 92 
1997
Joop van Tijn, Episode #2.4 
1997
Boris Brunov, Vozvrashchenie 'Bronenostsa' 
1997
Rudolf Bing, Episode #4.159 
1997
Hilde Mikulicz, Das Siegel Gottes 
1998
Allen Drury, American author (b. 1918) 
1998
Jackie Blanchflower, Irish footballer (b. 1933) 
1998
Fernando Carrere, The Great Escape 
1998
Jackie Blanchflower,  
1998
Michael Nightingale, The Return of the Pink Panther 
1998
Allen Drury, Advise & Consent 
1999
Werner Dahms, Die Bestattung des Oskar Lieberherr 
1999
Charles Lowe, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 
1999
John Molloy, Full Circle 
1999
William Borberg, Firhændigt med Vorherre 
2000
Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (b. 1905) 
2000
Curt Siodmak, German-born author (b. 1907) 
2000
Jean Speegle Howard, Apollo 13 
2000
Alvar Stugard, Night of the Zombies 
2000
Jerzy Stasiuk, Odcinek 1 
2000
Ruth Anna Brown, American Rebel: The Dean Reed Story 
2000
Ishaq Bux, Raiders of the Lost Ark 
2000
Paulette Silva, Sangue Quente em Tarde Fria 
2000
Vladimir Vitas, Dr 
2000
Curt Siodmak, The Wolfman 
2000
Miles Tripp, The Strange Vengeance of Rosalie 
2000
Harry Rybnick, Girls on the Loose 
2000
Elvera Davis, A Man Called Adam 
2000
Robert H. Montgomery Jr., De-Lovely 
2001
Christiaan Barnard, South African heart surgeon (b. 1922) 
2001
Troy Donahue, American actor (b. 1936) 
2001
Troy Donahue, The Godfather: Part II 
2001
Lothar Dombrowski, Tagesschau 
2001
Theo Gallehr, Rote Fahnen sieht man besser 
2001
Christiaan Bernard, Episode #2.6 
2002
Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915) 
2002
F.X. Toole, Million Dollar Baby 
2002
Ahmed Rahi, Mirza Jat 
2003
William Roy, Hangmen Also Die! 
2003
Elisabeth Minetti, The Queen 
2003
Bea Shaw, The Makeover Man 
2003
Marshall Jamison, That Was the Week That Was 
2003
Peter West, Episode #1.3 
2004
Joan Oró, Catalan scientist (b. 1923) 
2004
Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916) 
2004
Vojdrag Bercic, Prvi splitski odred 
2004
Maia Gregory, The Ten Commandments 
2004
Jacques Vertan, Girl on the Bridge 
2004
Vonda Phelps, The Man Who Waited 
2004
Wieslaw Rutowicz, Jak to sie robi 
2004
Wilhelm Koch-Hooge, The Key 
2004
Billy Davis, Super 8 
2004
Matthew Fleece, You Can Count on Me 
2004
Kieth Engen, Wie lernt man Liebe? 
2004
Tom Capone, Para Caymmi Ao Vivo: De Nana Dori E Danilo 
2005
Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70 
2005
Fiede Kay, Episode dated 13 August 1976 
2005
Holger Munk, Det forsømte forår 
2005
T.J. McFarland, Where the Heart Is 
2005
Robert Coffman, Fanci's Persuasion 
2005
Bob Denver, Rescue from Gilligan's Island 
2005
Tom Bailey, San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles 
2005
Warren Thomas, Comic Justice 
2006
Bob Mathias, American athlete and congressman, dies of cancer at 75 
2006
Willi Ninja, dancer and choreographer (b. 1961) 
2006
Charlie Williams, Episode #5.29 
2006
Silverio Pérez, De Nueva York a Huipanguillo 
2006
Bob Mathias, Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete 
2006
Dewey Redman, Ornette: Made in America 
2006
Clermont Pépin, Saguenay 
2006
Niels Miller, Royal Faceoff 
2006
Willi Ninja, Paris Is Burning 
2006
Olof Huddén, Ja må han leva! 
2006
Gerhard Amanshauser, Schloß mit späten Gästen 
2007
Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924) 
2007
Franz-Benno Delonge, German game designer (b. 1957) 
2007
Rajae Belmlih, Morrocan singer (b. 1962 in Casablanca) 
2007
Robert Garlock, Bringing Out the Dead 
2007
Virginia Funicello, A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story 
2007
Marcia Mae Jones, The Way We Were 
2008
Bill Meléndez, American character animator (b. 1916) 
2008
Todd Cruz, Game 5 
2008
Arne Domnérus, Kvinnan som försvann 
2008
Bill Melendez, A Charlie Brown Christmas 
2009
Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India (b. 1949) 
2009
Mario Polanco, Mamochka: A Russian Folktale 
2009
Louise Lee Outlaw, Mink Does Something for You 
2009
Milo Valenzuela, Episode #11.32 
2009
Tibor Kristóf, Kilenc hónap 
2009
Guy Babylon, The Muse 
2009
Rhual Rogers, Un mundo raro 
2009
J.O. Smith, Driftin' River 
2009
Hal Blankenship, Another World 
2009
Christian Poveda, La vida loca 
2009
Kati Román, A farsangolók 
2009
Olga Baïdar-Poliakoff, The Unbearable Lightness of Being 
2009
Vivian Milroy, Don't Say Die 
2010
Dusk Delmar, A Whore's Life Part 1: The Dollhouse 
2010
Derry Hall, Libido: The Urge to Love 
2010
Morgan White, ...And They Painted Daisies on His Coffin 
2010
Michael Dennison, Almost Famous 
2010
György Bánffy, Magasiskola 
2010
Dilip Roy, Kagojer Nouka 
2010
Leo Trepp, Fünf Bücher und ein Freudenfest - Wie jüdische Gemeinden die Thora feiern 
2010
Germán Dehesa, Cilantro y perejil 
2011
Felipe Camiroaga, Chilean character animator, Chile (b. 1966) 
2011
Roberto Bruce, Chilean journalist (b. 1979) 
2011
Roberto Bruce, Episode dated 31 August 2011 
2011
François Lubiana, Les femmes d'abord 
2011
Kerstin Ekwall, Kyss henne! 
2011
Arthur Colatrella, Staying Alive 
2011
Tony Corsari, Feest! 50 jaar televisie 
2011
Rick Mitchell, Die Hard 
2011
Felipe Camiroaga, La gran sorpresa 
2011
Jehangir Sabavala, The Inheritance of Light: Jehangir Sabavala 
2011
Gordon Hodgins, First Night Out 
2012
Emmanuel Nuñes, Voyage to the Beginning of the World 
2012
Vladimir Kurkov, Khmuryy Vangur 
2012
Aleksandr Lebedev, Father of a Soldier 
2012
Louise Brooks, Voices of Witness Africa 
2012
Howard Poyourow, Seems Like Old Times 
2012
Octavio Castro, The Violin 
2012
Marilyn Moyer, North of 60 
2013
Frederik Pohl, American science fiction author, dies at 93 
2013
Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician, dies at 78 
2013
Jarek Smietana, Solidarnosc, Solidarnosc... 
2013
Frederik Pohl, The Bitterest Pill 
2013
Siegfried Munz, Pinkys Fund 
2013
Pablo Krögh, No 
2013
David Jacobs, Big Beat '64 
2013
Jerzy Strzelecki, Cyrk odjezdza 
2013
Olga Lowe, Hercule Poirot's Christmas 
2013
Carlos Blanco, Red Fish 
2013
Gérard Paradis, Saint Martyrs of the Damned 
2013
Valérie Benguigui, What's in a Name? 
2014
Ljubica Ledjanac, Dr 
2014
Marian Kouba, Pamietnik Starego Subiekta 
2014
Harry Griffiths, The Last Days of Chez Nous 
2014
Steven Sotloff,  
2014
Antonis Vardis, Let the Women Wait 
2014
Daniel Dicenta, The Cuenca Crime 
2015
Brianna Lea Pruett, Our Love and Voices 
2015
Gerry Hayden, Alchemy 
2015
Stan Kane, Storm 
2015
Giuseppe Petitto, Sanpeet 
2015
Simo Salminen, Pohjan tähteet 
2015
Piero Livi, Sos Laribiancos - I dimenticati 
2016
Reinhard Selten, German Nobel economist, dies aged 85 
2016
Former Australian cricketer Len Maddocks dies aged 90 
2017
Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor, former Archbishop of Westminster, dies, aged 85 
2017
Playwright Ann Jellicoe dies aged 90 
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