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Notable Deaths on February 16th

1990Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at 31

2013Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 72

February 16th Deaths
Date Event
309
Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded 
923
Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 
1247
Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) 
1279
Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies 
1391
Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies 
1531
Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) 
1538
Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 
1560
Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat 
1653
Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 
1710
Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632) 
1721
James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686) 
1754
Richard Mead, physician, dies 
1779
William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies 
1791
Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 
1799
Charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74 
1803
Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56 
1820
Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758). 
1823
Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 
1823
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French Romantic painter and draughtsman best known for his allegorical paintings and portraits 
1825
George Gerson, composer, dies at 34 
1829
Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95 
1829
François-Joseph Gossec, Reservation Road 
1834
Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies 
1844
Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) 
1851
Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 
1857
Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 
1857
Elisha Kent Kane, Arctic explorer (Kane Basin), dies at 37 
1858
Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 
1864
Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58 
1892
Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies 
1895
Fredrik August Dahlgren, Värmlänningarna 
1896
Jens Andreas Friis, Laila 
1898
Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) 
1899
Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 
1899
François Félix Faure, President Faure Shooting Pheasants 
1900
George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle 
1907
Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835) 
1910
Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75 
1911
Agnes Günther, Die Heilige und ihr Narr 
1912
Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies 
1912
St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836) 
1913
Joaquin Miller, The Danites 
1915
Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies 
1916
Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist, dies at 79 
1916
[Gerard] Jan Ligthart, Dutch educator (Ot & Sien), dies at 57 
1917
Octave Mirbeau, French writer (b. 1848) 
1917
Octave Mirbeau, Diary of a Chambermaid 
1919
Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893) 
1923
Rocco Galdieri, Fatalità 
1926
Pauline Armitage, False Pride 
1928
Eddie Foy, American singer and dancer (b. 1856) 
1928
Reggie Morris, His Social Rise 
1928
Eddie Foy, A Favorite Fool 
1929
Fred DeSilva, His Wooden Wedding 
1931
Juan Vert, Amor de hombre 
1932
Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1841) 
1933
Archie Jackson, cricketer (of TB, Aus bat too briefly Avg 47.4), dies 
1934
Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzjubin], Russ poet/journalist, dies at 38 
1936
Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket keeper (23 Tests), electrocuted 
1937
Paul Graetz, Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk 
1938
Otto zur Linde, German author (Lieder of the Leids), dies at 64 
1938
Lee Tannehill, World Series Baseball Game 
1939
Jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26 
1942
Edwin Milton Royle, The Squaw Man 
1943
Witold Zacharewicz, Love or a Kingdom 
1944
Edmund von Borck, composer, dies at 37 
1944
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, Raja Harishchandra 
1944
Maurice Lawrence, Angel 
1944
Bob Zurke, Jungle Jive 
1945
Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies 
1945
Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Upproret), dies at 45 
1945
Huseyngulu Sarabski, The Cloth Peddler 
1945
Rudolf Värnlund, Stål 
1945
Mór Ditrói, Judgment of Lake Balaton 
1946
Harry Bayfield, Her Circus Knight 
1946
Gudrun Bruun Stephensen, The Dark Road 
1946
Ivan Moskvin, Polikushka 
1946
Edith Bristol, Mother Knows Best 
1947
Charles Hiby, Mr. Lucky 
1947
Valdemar Møller, En søndag på Amager 
1947
Václav Menger, Funebrák 
1950
David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies 
1950
Charles Kennedy, Little Old New York 
1951
Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State), dies at 65 
1951
Buddy Williams, The Kid Reporter 
1952
Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies 
1953
Henri Poupon, Jofroi 
1956
Auguste Mouriès, Fanny 
1956
Milton Wallace, Seven Doors to Death 
1956
Frank H. Wilson, The Emperor Jones 
1956
Charles Legneur, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1957
Leslie Hore-Belisha, [Lord Halifax], Brit min of Transport, dies at 63 
1960
Norman Pett, Jane and the Lost City 
1961
William Ricciardi, San Francisco 
1961
Dazzy Vance,  
1962
Carl Ehrenberg, München 
1962
John M. Bauman, King Lear 
1963
Laszlo Lajtha, composer, dies at 70 
1963
Laszlo Lajtha, Murder in the Cathedral 
1966
Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81 
1966
Aleksandr Dubov, Clear Skies 
1967
Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55 
1968
Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87 
1968
Harry Minsey, The Clock King's Crazy Crimes 
1972
Rakhim Pirmukhamedov, Pokhozhdeniya Nasreddina 
1973
Pieter Van der Bijl, cricketer (outstanding S Af bat in 1938-39), dies 
1974
John Garand, Canadian rifle engineer and manufacturer (b. 1888) 
1975
Morgan Taylor, American athlete (b. 1903) 
1975
Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (b. 1927) 
1978
E. Roland Harriman, American financier (b. 1895) 
1978
Roger Duculot, The Dirty Girls 
1979
Louise Allbritton, actress (Celia-Stage Door), dies at 58 
1979
Nematullah Nassiri, Iran general/head of Savak, executed 
1979
William Gargan, actor (New Adventures of Martin Kane), dies at 73 
1980
Erich Hückel, German physicist (b. 1895) 
1980
Stan Dreben, Joey and Buddy Hackett Have a Luau 
1981
Howard Hanson, composer, dies at 84 
1981
Ward McAllister, Trapped by the Mormons 
1982
Eugene Grossman, How Green Was My Valley 
1982
Tage Arnø, Vores lille by 
1982
Ken Wilheim, Two of a Kind 
1983
Imre Sarlai, Rain and Shine 
1984
Ken Williams, TV announcer (Video Village), dies at 69 
1984
Ken Williams, The Sun Shines Bright 
1984
Charles Oulmont, La meilleure maîtresse 
1985
Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69 
1985
Alí Primera, Innocent Voices 
1985
Larry Ward, Hombre 
1986
Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76 
1986
Howard Da Silva, The Lost Weekend 
1988
Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1916) 
1988
Rosie Newman, Britain at War 
1988
Varvara Obukhova, The Mistress 
1988
Vijaya Kumaratunga, How to Be an Adult 
1988
Erkki Koivusalo, The Bridal Wreath 
1989
Peter Dawson, The Solid Gold Mother-in-law 
1989
Ida Ehre, Valentin Katajews chirurgische Eingriffe in das Seelenleben des Dr. Igor Igorowitsch 
1990
Keith Haring, American graffiti artist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at 31 
1990
Joshua Shelley, All the President's Men 
1990
Tadanari Okamoto, Chumon no ooi ryori-ten 
1990
Paul Wolfrum, Carmen 
1990
Keith Haring, Maestro 
1990
Kenneth Patterson, Being There 
1991
Enrique B Varela, commandant Nicaragua contra's, dies 
1991
Harry R. Jones, Rio Lobo 
1991
Max Strecker, Seine Durchlaucht, der Schneider 
1992
Abbas Musawi, leader of Hezbollah, assassinated 
1992
Angela Carter, British novelist (Magic Toyshop), dies of cancer at 51 
1992
George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies 
1992
Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies 
1992
Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge Amster (squaters), dies at 78 
1992
Redd Harper, Oiltown, U.S.A. 
1992
Jânio Quadros, Jânio a 24 Quadros 
1992
Jouni Brännare, Iskelmäkuvia 
1992
Philip Linton, Doing Time on Maple Drive 
1992
Angela Carter, The Company of Wolves 
1993
Donald Phelps, dies of AIDS at 61 
1993
Richard Salant, news president (CBS-60 Minutes), dies at 78 
1993
Donald Phelps, Ghost Ship 
1993
Sharon Disney, One Hour in Wonderland 
1993
András Faragó, Vérnász 
1993
Howard Brubeck, Mother's Day 
1993
Peter Pohlenz, The North Star 
1994
Judith Velasco, Municipio de la muerte 
1994
Gloria Hatrick, Meet the Baron 
1994
Gloria Stewart, James Stewart vs. Gloria Stewart 
1995
John Everett Allen, US businessman, dies at 91 
1995
Martin Soames, traveller, dies at 91 
1995
Georges Bonastre, Défournement 
1995
Lee Carney, The Howdy Doody Show 
1995
Lois Wilde, Undersea Kingdom 
1995
Montserrat Blanch, Red Fish 
1996
Charles McCorquodale, art historian, dies at 47 
1996
Edmund G "Pat" Brown, politician, dies at 90 
1996
Kenneth Robinson, politician/businessman, dies at 84 
1996
MacLean Stevenson, actor (M*A*S*H), dies of heart attack at 66 
1996
Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob), dies at 62 
1996
Susan Bosence, textile designer, dies at 82 
1996
Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee, American blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80 
1996
Brownie McGhee, Superbad 
1996
Jules de Corte, Episode #1.1 
1996
Roger Bowen, MASH 
1996
Milos Kopecký, The Outrageous Baron Munchausen 
1996
Edmund G. Brown, Episode dated 16 November 1958 
1996
Hans Busch, Familie Benthin 
1996
György Jakab, Adj király katonát 
1997
Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist (b. 1912) 
1997
Ethel Owen, The Royal Family 
1997
Valeriy Medvedev, Barankin, bud chelovekom! 
1997
Arthur Hewlett, The Archbishop 
1997
Fritz Habeck, The Last Ten Days 
1998
Anna Pourová, Slunce, seno, erotika 
1998
Børge Friis, Kriminalsagen Tove Andersen 
1998
Martha Gellhorn, Martha Gellhorn 
1998
Henny Faassen, Opgeruimd staat netjes 
1998
Paul Cunha, Signs of Life 
1999
Michael Larson, Press Your Luck Big-winning contestant (b. 1949) 
1999
Björn Afzelius, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 
1999
Stan McKay, The Man from Snowy River 
1999
Pia Rydvall, Den nakne mannen och mannen i frack 
1999
Henryk Dluzynski, Wielkanoc 
1999
Michael Larson, Royal Deceit 
1999
Betty Roche, Reveille with Beverly 
2000
Marceline Day, American actress (b. 1908) 
2000
Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born engineer and inventor (b. 1911) 
2000
Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (b. 1918) 
2000
Sandra Shaw, The Gay Nighties 
2000
Emile Hamaty, Splendor 
2000
Marceline Day, The Cameraman 
2000
John Hall, Lord Emsworth and the Little Friend 
2000
Janusz Hejnowicz, Wyjscie awaryjne 
2000
Lila Kedrova, Torn Curtain 
2000
Nádia Maria, Virou Bagunça 
2000
Fung Fung, The Young Master 
2001
Howard W. Koch, American film director (b. 1916) 
2001
William Masters, American gynecologist and sexologist (b. 1915) 
2001
Bob Buhl, baseball player (b. 1928) 
2001
William H. Masters, The Truth About Sex 
2001
Claudia Martin, Ski Fever 
2001
Bob Buhl, Game 6 
2001
Howard W. Koch, Airplane! 
2001
Dorothy Gee, The Public Enemy 
2001
Helen Vita, Cabaret 
2002
Walter Winterbottom, England football manager (b. 1913) 
2002
Billy Ward, Shag 
2002
Tommy Crutcher, 1967 NFL Championship Game 
2003
Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (b. 1907) 
2003
Aleksandar Tisma, Zivot je lep 
2003
Edward Czerny, My Nikifor 
2003
Rusty Magee, Hannah and Her Sisters 
2004
Doris Troy, American singer (b. 1937) 
2004
Evelyn Freyman, The Daughter of the Regiment 
2004
Ann Siena-Schwartz, Scorned 
2004
Miloslav Simek, Zajíc v pytli 10 díl 
2004
Charlie Fox, 1972 MLB All-Star Game 
2004
Doris Troy, Crazy, Stupid, Love. 
2004
Gant Gaither, My Six Loves 
2005
Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975) 
2005
Queen Narriman, second and last wife of King Farouk and mother of their only child King Fuad II 
2005
Marcello Viotti, Jules Massenet: Le Roi de Lahore 
2005
Dan Pattarson, Hotel of the stars 
2005
Sami Sarhan, El Nazer 
2005
Gerry Wolff, Wenn du groß bist, lieber Adam 
2005
Hank Stonecipher, Alice in Wonderland 
2005
Nicole DeHuff, Meet the Parents 
2005
Bent Rohweder, Narco: A Film About Love 
2006
Johnny Grunge, American professional wrestler (b. 1966) 
2006
Ernie Stautner, German-born American football player (b. 1925) 
2006
Sid Feller, Hooper 
2006
Ernie Stautner, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
2006
Luis Arribas Castro, Episode dated 27 September 1984 
2006
Dale White, Hal March Show 
2006
Mike Durham, Cactus Jack Invades ECW 
2006
Dennis Kirkland, Rainbow 
2007
Vladimir Krstulovic, Winnetou 
2007
Lilli Promet, Tütarlaps mustas 
2007
Elisabeth Höbarth, Kopf in der Schlinge 
2007
Sheridan Morley, J.M. Barrie, la vérité sur Peter Pan 
2008
James Orange,  
2008
Boris Khmelnitskiy, Vecher nakanune Ivana Kupala 
2008
Ági Donáth, Tokaji rapszódia 
2008
Shelley Beattie, First Half Preliminary Round 4: Street vs. Cooley/Montalvo vs. Pepe 
2008
Agnes Anderson, The Shadow Strikes 
2008
Bobby Lord, Episode #2.10 
2009
Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-hwan, Korean Cardinal, Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church (b. 1921) 
2009
Johnny Brogna, Devil's Canyon 
2009
Dorothy Dean Bridges, The Lost Ones 
2009
Susanne von Almassy, Die erste Mrs. Selby 
2009
Jacques Fayet, Lola Montès 
2009
Tadeusz Lubczynski, Koncert zyczen 
2009
Esko Kohonen, Olga Ryynänen ja byrokratia 
2009
Colette Ricard, La vie est belle 
2010
Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956) 
2010
Mary Herczog, Custody 
2010
Jim Bibby, 1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles 
2010
Agnès Laurent, Soft Skin on Black Silk 
2010
John Davis Chandler, The Outlaw Josey Wales 
2010
Bob Davidse, Het onzichtbare orkest 
2010
Rigmor Mydtskov, Et billede af mit liv 
2010
Bo Griffin, Extra 
2010
Mario Gangi, Girl with a Suitcase 
2010
Raymond Wallbank, Bhaji on the Beach 
2010
Arnaud Rodrigues, Sai de Baixo 
2010
Chi Keung Wan, Infernal Affairs 
2011
Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930) 
2011
Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922) 
2011
Alfred Burke, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 
2011
Otto Meissner, Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? 
2011
Santi Santamaria, Episode #7.4 
2011
Aleksandr Pashkovskiy, Zivot a neobycejna dobrodruzstvi vojaka Ivana Conkina 
2011
Hans-Joachim Alpers, Perry Rhodan - Operation Eastside 
2011
Miroslav Mikuljan, Hocu zivjeti 
2011
Len Lesser, Papillon 
2011
Batric Jovanovic, Zivot je nas 
2011
Dorian Gray, The Nights of Cabiria 
2012
Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94 
2012
Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, dies from asthma at 43 
2012
Gary Carter, American Hall of Fame baseball catcher dies from brain tumor at 57 
2012
Baddeley Devesi, first Governor-General of the Solomon Islands, dies at 70 
2012
Harry McPherson, presidential counsel and lobbyist, dies from cancer at 82 
2012
Anthony Shadid, Valentino's Ghost 
2012
Chikage Awashima, Early Summer 
2012
Harry McPherson, LBJ: Part 2 - My Fellow Americans 
2012
Mike Current, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins 
2012
Anil Ramdas, Episode #5.3 
2012
Dick Anthony Williams, Edward Scissorhands 
2012
Gary Carter, 100 Years of the World Series 
2013
Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 72 
2013
Tatyana Pivovarova, Deti Don-Kikhota 
2013
Tony Sheridan, The Compleat Beatles 
2013
József Zsudi, Francia tanya 
2013
Ennio Girolami, The Nights of Cabiria 
2013
John Ayldon, H.M.S. Pinafore 
2013
Ken Clark, Buffalo Bills vs. Indianapolis Colts 
2013
Marianne Gyllenhammar, Turn of the Century 
2014
Michael Shea, American sci-fi author, dies at 67 
2014
Robert J. Conley, The Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy 
2014
Ray Kennedy, The Departed 
2014
Gert 'Kralle' Krawinkel, Il Divo 
2014
Benno Meyer-Wehlack, Die Nachbarskinder 
2014
Matti Ruohola, The Man Who Couldn't Say No 
2014
Emmet G. Lavery Jr., The Ghost of Flight 401 
2014
Jimmy T. Murakami, The Snowman 
2014
Manfred Vosz, Goethe in D. 
2014
Leonid Ejdlin, Siberiade 
2015
John Davies, The Road to Aberystwyth 
2015
Gavin Clarke, The X Files: I Want to Believe 
2015
Ernst Röhl, Wenn's donnert, blüht der Gummibaum 
2015
David Glover, Conspiracy 
2015
András Vámosi, Goldberg variácók 
2015
Lasse Braun, Wet Dreams 
2015
Lorena Rojas, Broken Hearts 
2015
Lesley Gore, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 
2016
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Former UN Secretary General, Dies at 93 
2016
Vanity Dead at 57, Prince Protege Known for 'Nasty Girl' 
2018
British Actor Kenneth Haigh Dies at Age 86 
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