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1986Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) dies aged 75

2006Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

September 4th Deaths
Date Event
422
St Boniface I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies 
454
Dioscorus van Alexandria, patriarch (council of Efeze), dies 
799
Musa al-Kazim, Shia Imam (b. 745) 
1037
King Bermudo III of Leon (b. 1010) 
1063
Toghrül, Turkish conqueror of Persia and Baghdad 
1085
Irmgarde van Keulen, German countress of Aspel/saint, dies 
1199
Joan of England, Queen consort of Sicily, wife of William II of Sicily (b. 1165) 
1537
Johann Dietenberger, German theologian (b. c. 1475) 
1553
Cornelia da Nomatalcino, monk converted to Judaism, burned at stake 
1571
Earl of Lennox, regent of Scotland, murdered 
1588
Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, dies at 87 
1644
John Wtenbogaert, theologist (Kerckelicke history), dies at 87 
1709
Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies 
1739
George Lillo, In the Toils of the Temptress 
1759
Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 
1767
Charles Townshend, English politician (b. 1725) 
1780
John Fielding, English magistrate and social reformer (b. 1721) 
1784
Cesar F Cassini "the Thury", French astronomer (geodesic labor), dies 
1794
John Hely-Hutchinson, Irish statesman (b. 1724) 
1804
Richard Somers, American naval officer 
1828
Cornelis Stevens, Belgian RC foreman/polemist, dies at 80 
1845
Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher, dies at 82 
1846
Étienne de Jouy, Mosè e Faraone, o Il passaggio del Mar Rosso 
1852
William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist (b. 1796) 
1853
Jonathan Blewitt, composer, dies at 71 
1864
John Hunt Morgan, American Confederate military leader (b. 1825) 
1903
Herman Zumpe, composer, dies at 53 
1904
Gustav Esmann, Den kære familie 
1905
Pierre de Braza, founder (French Congo), dies 
1907
Edvard Grieg, composer, dies at 64 
1907
Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Norwegian composer (Peer Gynt Suite), dies at 64 
1907
Edvard Grieg, The Social Network 
1909
Clyde Fitch, Beau Brummell 
1916
José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1832) 
1918
Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51) 
1922
Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74 
1922
Frederik Jacobsen, Under Kærlighedens Aag 
1922
George R. Sims, Lady Letmere's Jewellery 
1930
Vladimir Arsenev, Dersu Uzala 
1932
Vera Fjelstrup, The Morphine Takers 
1935
Jaakko Korhonen, Aatamin puvussa ja vähän Eevankin 
1937
Giovanni Salviucci, composer, dies at 29 
1938
Clifford Dempsey, actor (Salute), dies at 73 
1938
Cardinal Patrick Joseph Hayes, Cavalcade of Faith 
1938
Clifford Dempsey, The Valiant 
1938
Al Ernest Garcia, City Lights 
1938
Barrington Carter, Thirty Years Later 
1940
Arthur Stone, Fury 
1940
Helene Chadwick, Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes 
1940
Ludwik Fritsche, Moralnosc pani Dulskiej 
1941
Abe Scholtz, His Private Secretary 
1942
Zsigmond Móricz, Rokonok 
1944
Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed 
1945
Leora Spellman, Wise Girls 
1945
Louis Weinert-Wilton, Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Witwe 
1946
Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor (Lysistrata), dies at 79 
1946
Paul Lincke, Titanic 
1947
Arthur Johns, The Stranger 
1947
Charlotte Wiehe, Lotte vil paa Landet 
1949
Herbert Eulenberg, The Dream of the Rhine 
1949
Olof Ås, The Phantom Carriage 
1950
Max Davidson, Pass the Gravy 
1950
Aileen Allen, He Got Himself a Wife 
1951
Louis Adamic, Girl on the Road 
1952
Józef Wegrzyn, Dziesieciu z Pawiaka 
1952
William Sabbot, A Foreign Affair 
1953
Henry Laverne, The Lame Devil 
1953
Paul Ralli, Show People 
1954
David M. Thomas, Highland Park Blues 
1954
Armando Falconi, Don Pasquale 
1956
Tsetsilia Tsutsunava, The Dragonfly 
1957
Marianne Löfgren, Crisis 
1958
Alexander Markey, Primitive Passions 
1958
Dorothy Granville, The Bliss of Ignorance 
1959
Hubert Clifford, Win Win 
1959
Brick Sullivan, The Talking Clue 
1959
Hazel Buckham, Heart Throbs 
1960
Alfred E Green, director (Copacabana), dies after long illness at 71 
1960
Burl R. Tuttle, 'Neath the Arizona Skies 
1960
Alfred E. Green, The Jackie Robinson Story 
1962
Fran Striker, The Legend of the Lone Ranger 
1962
Elwyn Brook-Jones, Odd Man Out 
1963
Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77 
1963
Robert Schuman, The Cold War: Act 1 - France 
1963
Mikhail Romanov, Deti solntsa 
1963
Jenö Danis, People on the Alps 
1964
W Bergengruen, writer, dies at 71 
1965
Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90 
1970
James M Taylor, USAF/astronaut, dies at 39 
1972
Alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies 
1974
Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 
1974
Marcel Achard, French dramatist (La forges the Paris), dies at 75 
1974
Lewi Pethrus, Swedish politician (b. 1884) 
1974
Robert Hoag, California or Bust 
1975
Walter Tetley, cartoon voice (Sherman-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 60 
1976
George Groves, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 
1977
Stelios Perpiniadis, Greek musician (b. 1899) 
1977
E. F. Schumacher, German economist and statistician (b. 1911) 
1977
Jean Rostand, French biologist (b. 1894) 
1978
María Conesa, Refugees in Madrid 
1979
Jef van de Wiele, Belgian politician, dies at 76 
1979
Canuplin, Filipino magician and bodabil entertainer (b. 1904) 
1979
Canuplin, Burlesk Queen 
1980
Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74 
1980
Erast Garin, Gentlemen of Fortune 
1980
Erwin Klein, Rotation 
1981
Verne Rowe, actor (Verne-Fernwood 2 Night), dies at 59 
1981
Carl Knowles, Joan of Arc 
1981
David Peel, The Brides of Dracula 
1981
Alex Faassen, Met vakantie 
1981
Viktor Burkhart, Pozdnyaya vstrecha 
1982
Béatrice Bretty, La terrasse des Bernardini 
1982
Baburao Patel, Matwali Meera 
1983
Masakazu Kuwayama, Kwaidan 
1983
Kenneth A. Enochs, Wally's Big Date 
1983
Buddy Young, Episode #3.4 
1983
Bob Wehling, Eegah 
1984
Lucille Blackton, Mako: The Jaws of Death 
1984
Nodar Dumbadze, Me, bebia, Iliko da Ilarioni 
1984
E. Mores, Polyot na Lunu 
1984
Bessie Jones, Holes 
1985
George O'Brien, actor (Daniel Boone, Salute), dies of a stroke at 85 
1985
Isabel Jeans, actress (Suspicion, Easy Virtue, Tovarich), dies at 93 
1985
George O'Brien, Sunrise 
1985
Isabel Jeans, Gigi 
1986
Hank Greenberg, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) dies aged 75 
1986
Christer Boustedt, Sven Klangs kvintett 
1986
Walter Wanderley, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 
1986
Roberto Gavaldón, Macario 
1986
Hank Greenberg, Baseball's Changing Profile 
1987
Aleksandr Afanasyev, Naval Cadets, Charge! 
1987
Richard Marquand, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
1987
Frantisek Dibarbora, Skalní v ofsajde 
1987
Ana Nikolic, Krvava kosulja 
1987
Spencer Quinn, Gone with the Wind 
1987
Spencer Quinn, Lethal Weapon 
1989
Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86 
1989
Ronald Syme, New Zealand-born classicist and historian (b. 1903) 
1989
Georges Simenon, Monsieur Hire 
1990
Henry Faas, [Wandelganger], Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies 
1990
Irene Dunne, actress (5 oscars), dies of heart failure at 91 
1990
Hellä Laiho, Hunting Shadows 
1990
Irene Dunne, Penny Serenade 
1990
Juhani Lihtonen, Kaukaa poissa - erämaan eläjiä ja vieromiehiä 
1991
Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77 
1991
Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car 
1991
Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies 
1991
Thomas Tryon, actor (Cardinal)/writer (Other), dies at 65 
1991
Carl Daniels, The City on the Edge of Forever 
1991
Charlie Barnet, Bright and Breezy 
1991
Tom Tryon, The Cardinal 
1991
Knud Hallest, Min kone er husar 
1991
Dottie West, Dottie West 
1992
John van Dreelen, [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies 
1992
Yasuji Mori, Little Princess Sara 
1992
Karl Heinz Füssl, Genie und Galgenstrick 
1992
John Van Dreelen, The Money Pit 
1992
Carl Butler, Episode #3.7 
1992
Tore 'Knatten' Andersson, Vårat gäng 
1993
Clyde Adler, voice (White Fang/Black Tooth-Soupy Sales), dies 
1993
Herve Villechaize, actor (Fantasy Island), shoots self to death at 50 
1993
Mehmet Sincar, Turkish/Kurd MP, murdered 
1993
Stanley Kaufman, Mother's Day 
1993
Clyde Adler, The Soupy Sales Show 
1993
Hervé Villechaize, The Man with the Golden Gun 
1993
Yuriy Vasilev, Kochuyushchiy front 
1994
Laurentius LM "Laurens" van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist, dies at 66 
1994
Louis Myers, blues guitarist /harmonica player, dies at 64 
1994
Harvey Christiansen, Texasville 
1994
Lisbeth Hedendahl, Ta hand om Ulla 
1994
Elisabeth Wærner, Pappa och himlen 
1994
Sonia Martínez, Perras callejeras 
1994
Folke Mellvig, Mannequin in Red 
1994
Richard Martin, West of the Pecos 
1994
Mark Bonham-Carter, Discussion of Prejudice 
1995
Chuck Greenberg, new age musician (Shadowfax), dies at 45 
1995
Edmond Jouhaud, general, dies at 90 
1995
John Megna, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird), dies at 42 
1995
William Moses Kunstler, UCLA attorney (Chicago 7), dies at 78 
1995
Gerardo Hemmer, La paloma 
1995
Paulo Gracindo, Tudo Bem 
1996
Sam Cook, cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies 
1996
Victor Aaron, Geronimo: An American Legend 
1996
Ken Gibb, Honor Bound 
1996
Detlof Krüger, Der Kampf um den Reigen 
1997
Belle Stewart, singer, dies at 91 
1997
Aldo Rossi, Italian architect (b. 1931) 
1997
Jeffrey Bernard, Episode #6.12 
1997
Kiril Tsibulka, Barierata 
1997
Robert Clark, The Red Dragon 
1998
Elizabeth Kata, Australian writer, A Patch of Blue (b. 1912) 
1998
Hans Brenner, Todesspiel 
1998
Anup Kumar, Palatak 
1998
Ye-pai Huang, Die hai si zhuang shi 
1998
Elaine Waterson, Travelling for a Living 
1998
Igor Sorin, Priklyucheniya Toma Soyera i Geklberri Finna 
1998
Gabe Mooradian, Teenage Monster 
1999
Joni Mattis, Playboy After Dark 
1999
Stanley Simmons, Sam's Song 
1999
Ljubo Skiljevic, Balkan Spy 
1999
Paul Eiwerts, En författare får besök 
2000
Bernard Assiniwi, Les forges de Saint-Maurice 
2000
Mihály Mayer, Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad 
2000
Jack Fjeldstad, Nine Lives 
2000
Daisy Spies, Die Sprache der Schatten: Murnau - Die frühen Werke 
2000
Curtis Taber, Knight Rider 2010 
2000
Mukri, Mother India 
2001
Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf, American radio personality (b. 1962) 
2001
Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf, Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV 
2001
Betty Hall, Around the World in Eighty Days 
2001
Zdzislaw Winiarczyk, Episode #1.2 
2001
Robert Pagent, Music for Christmas 
2001
Bud Rifkin, A Storm in Summer 
2001
Merrill Connally, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
2001
Robert G. Laurel, The Rosary Murders 
2001
Sándor Simó, My Father's Happy Years 
2002
Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian pianist (b. 1904) 
2002
Frankie Albert, 1964 Sugar Bowl 
2003
Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist and conductor (b. 1921) 
2003
Lola Bobesco, Romanian-born violinist (b. 1921) 
2003
Ben Aris, Tommy 
2003
Mário Toledo Filho, A Voz do Carnaval 
2003
György Pintér, Season of Monsters 
2003
Lola Bobesco, Episode dated 4 February 1979 
2003
Oliver Herrmann, One Night, One Life 
2003
Tibor Varga, Angi Vera 
2004
Alphonso Ford, American basketball player (b. 1971) 
2004
Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (b. 1929) 
2004
James O. Page, American paramedic (b. 1936) 
2004
Michael Louden, As the World Turns 
2004
Richard Hey, Die Hallo-Sisters 
2004
Bram Vermeulen, Een belangrijke wedstrijd 
2004
Serge Marquand, The Big Red One 
2004
James Page, Car Crashes 
2004
Jim Page, Snakebite 
2005
Irene Saltern, The Westerner 
2005
Ivan Martinac, The Town in Gray 
2005
Penny France, Around with Allen 
2005
Lloyd Avery II, Boyz n the Hood 
2005
Grigoris Grigoriou, Brother Anna 
2005
Patricia McQueeney, Firewall 
2005
Ivan Agafonov, Vremya letat 
2005
Roland Bourdin, If Paris Were Told to Us 
2005
Arnold Weinstein, The Real McTeague: A Synthesis of Forms 
2006
Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator (b. 1920) 
2006
Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962) 
2006
Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918) 
2006
Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942) 
2006
Tamás Fejér, Thorn Castle 
2006
Astrid Varnay, Elektra 
2006
Olivera Tomov, Poltron 
2006
Steve Irwin, The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course 
2006
Giacinto Facchetti, Pele 
2006
Colin Thiele, Storm Boy 
2006
Bill Meilen, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed 
2006
John Conte, Are You Listening? 
2006
Rémy Belvaux, Man Bites Dog 
2006
Petar Banicevic, Boje slepila 
2006
Ingrid Bjöner, Elektra 
2006
James Fee, The Truth About Cats & Dogs 
2006
Fernando Siro, Amor libre 
2006
Luretta McCray, Takin' It Off 
2007
Michael Evans, Bye Bye Birdie 
2007
Bruce Swerdfager, Oedipus Rex 
2007
Makoto Satô, Living on the River Agano 
2007
Gigi Sabani, OK, il prezzo è giusto! 
2008
Mira Sardoc, Le acrobate 
2008
John DeRose, Game Plan 
2008
Joey Giardello, Moonrunners 
2008
Fernando Torres, Kiss of the Spider Woman 
2008
Waldick Soriano, Maids 
2009
Vladimir Oukhtomsky, Midnight Lace 
2009
Carl Reindel, Bullitt 
2009
Allan Ekelund, The Seventh Seal 
2009
Franz Olah, Österreich im Kalten Krieg - Vor der Zerreißprobe 
2009
Buddy Blattner, 1967 MLB All-Star Game 
2009
Keith Waterhouse, Billy Liar 
2009
Safia Sarwat, Cairo Station 
2009
Iain Cuthbertson, Gorillas in the Mist 
2010
Gerald Elliott, Keaton's Cop 
2010
Rudolf Pellar, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 
2010
Paul Conrad, The Last Editor 
2010
Paul Conrad, Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire 
2010
György Dékány, Az ötlet 
2010
Janusz Kidawa, Grzeszny zywot Franciszka Buly 
2010
John Gouriet, Path to Power 
2011
Lee Roy Selmon, American football player (b. 1954) 
2011
Carlos Ballesteros, Tatuaje 
2011
Jag Mundhra, Bawandar 
2011
Pit Ginsburg, Lust in the Dust 
2011
Oleg Osipov, Soldaty 
2011
Lee Roy Selmon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears 
2011
Michael Luckeroth, Die Hard: With a Vengeance 
2011
Catherine A. Frederico, Best Friends 
2011
Myron Bresnick, Yasha-ga-ike 
2012
Aude Amiot, Oh, Woe Is Me 
2012
Leila Danette, Pieces of April 
2012
Carlos Artigas, Un día 32 en San Telmo 
2012
Albert Marre, The Gambler, the Nun and the Radio 
2012
Sian Busby, 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards 
2012
Lillian Lopez, Disco 
2012
Ludmila Terlecka, Man of Iron 
2012
Syed Mustafa Siraj, Faltu 
2012
Michel Moreau, Le million tout-puissant 
2013
Joaquín Díaz, For Love and Gold 
2013
Pepe Romay, Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) 
2013
William Bell, The Immovable Object 
2013
Jacques Alric, The Day of the Jackal 
2013
Marko Ratic, Cavka 
2013
Günther Fuhlisch, Die letzten Paradiese 
2014
Joan Rivers, American comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq), dies at 81 after serious complications from a procedure on her vocal cords 
2014
Wanda Bajerówna, Pierscien ksieznej Anny 
2014
Donatas Banionis, Solaris 
2014
Jacqueline Risset, La passione di Laura 
2014
Mizchif, Blu Cheez 
2014
Wlodzimierz Kotonski, Labyrinth 
2014
Ralph Wingens, Plan Delta 
2014
Roy Leonard, Family Classics 
2014
Srecko Weygand, Belisce 
2014
Gustavo Cerati, Locas de amor 
2014
Joan Rivers, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work 
2014
Michele Guigon, A Man in Love 
2014
Hopeton Lewis, Good Vibrations 
2014
Clare Cathcart, Hotel Splendide 
2015
Sylvie Joly, Get Out Your Handkerchiefs 
2015
Jean Darling, The Butler's Tale 
2015
James Hook, Inside Man 
2015
Rico Rodriguez, Episode #17.0 
2015
Rainer Kirsch, Der Prinz hinter den sieben Meeren 
2015
Hal Willis,  
2015
Warren Murphy, Lethal Weapon 2 
2015
Alberta Wright, Rose 
2015
Vivien Eng, Precious 
2015
Michael Mehlmann, Hellboy II: The Golden Army 
2016
Famed actor Jon Polito dies aged 65 
2017
Walter Becker, co-creator of Steely Dan, dies aged 67 
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