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1993James Doolittle, US air force general (Tokyo 1942), dies at 96

2009William Safire, American Columnist, dies at 79

September 27th Deaths
Date Event
1249
Count Raymond VII of Toulouse (b. 1197) 
1259
Ezzeline III da Romano, gentleman of Verona/"cruel monster", dies 
1304
John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey, English soldier 
1404
William of Wykeham, chancellor/Bishop of Winchester, dies 
1557
Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (b. 1497) 
1566
Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies 
1590
Urban VII, [Giambattista Castagna], Italian Pope (1590), dies 
1612
Piotr Skarga, Polish theology/PM (Sanctity of Life), dies at 76 
1615
Arbella Stuart, English noblewoman (b. 1575) 
1617
Johan Earnest count of Nassau-Siegen, dies 
1641
Francois van d'aerssen, mister of Sommelsdijk/diplomat, dies at 69 
1651
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, dies at 78 
1660
St Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Cong founder, dies 
1674
Robert Arnauld d'andilly, French literary/financier/translator, dies 
1674
Thomas Traherne, English poet/mystic (Roman Forgeries), dies 
1700
Innocent XII, [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700), dies at 85 
1719
George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (b. 1662) 
1730
Laurence Eusden, English poet (b. 1688) 
1735
Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (b. 1705) 
1737
John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor (b. 1680) 
1742
Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (b. 1672) 
1783
Étienne Bézout, French mathematician (b. 1730) 
1784
Boniface Stoecki, composer, dies at 38 
1808
Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 
1821
Luis (Philippus) Brion, Curacaos admiral/supreme commander, dies at 39 
1831
Henry van Wine, archivist/founder General Rijksarchief, dies at 91 
1831
Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen, murdered at 55 
1833
Ram Mohan Roy, Charulata 
1844
Charles Nodier, French writer (History du chien the Brisquet), dies 
1868
Alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies 
1870
Henry TP Comstock, Canadian silver prospector, dies at 50 
1876
Braxton Bragg, American Confederate general (b. 1817) 
1891
Ivan Goncharov, Russian author (b. 1812) 
1891
Ivan Goncharov, Oblomov 
1899
Pietari Hannikainen, Silmänkääntäjä 
1911
Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (b. 1844) 
1915
Conrad T van Deventer, Dutch jurist/MP (liberal), dies at 57 
1915
Kaspar C E Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austrian sculptor, dies at 84 
1915
Remy de Gourmont, French poet (b. 1858) 
1915
Remy de Gourmont, The Dentist 2 
1916
Emile A G Verhaeren, Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61 
1917
Edgar H G Degas, French impressionist artist (ballerina), dies aged 83 
1917
Edgar Degas, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 
1919
Adelina [Adela JM] Patti, Italian soprano (Lucio), dies at 76 
1919
Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies 
1920
Ned Finley, O'Garry of the Royal Mounted 
1921
Engelbert Humperdinck, Ger opera composer (Schneewittchen), dies at 67 
1921
Engelbert Humperdinck, Hannibal Rising 
1923
Kate Jepson, The Education of Mr. Pipp 
1924
Arthur White, Take Me Out to the Ball Game 
1927
Leopold Wharton, The Exploits of Elaine 
1928
Miles McCarthy, Fear Not 
1932
Jim Blackwell, The Only Son 
1933
Ring Lardner, Champion 
1933
Diva Tosca, The Weapons 
1934
Baby Face Nelson,  
1935
Alan Gray, composer, dies at 79 
1937
Nikolai Nademsky, Earth 
1940
Walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48 
1940
Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857) 
1940
Richard Lindström, Röda dagen 
1940
Grace Goodall, Top Flat 
1942
Douglas Munro, only US Coast Guard with WW II-Med of Honor, dies 
1942
William H. Turner, Traffic in Souls 
1943
Waclaw Gieburowski, composer, dies at 65 
1943
Victor Mapes, The Saphead 
1944
Aimee Semple McPherson, Canada/US evangelist/faith healer, dies at 53 
1944
Aristide Maillol, Fr sculptor/graphic artist, dies in car crash at 82 
1944
Aimee Semple McPherson, The Voice of Hollywood No. 9 
1944
Aristide Maillol, Aristide Maillol, sculpteur 
1944
Marie Madeleine, Ihr schlechter Ruf 
1944
Gustaw Krynski, Z ramion w ramiona 
1946
Bruce Winston, The Thief of Bagdad 
1946
Milli Dandolo, La fuggitiva 
1948
Frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64 
1948
Frank Cellier, The 39 Steps 
1950
William Huch, Five Millions Seek an Heir 
1950
W.E. Woodward, Evelyn Prentice 
1952
Francisco Alves, Madame Satã 
1953
Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist, dies at 72 
1953
Leonore Harris, The Decoy 
1953
Hans Fritzsche,  
1955
Henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71 
1955
Charles L. Tedford, The Declaration of Independence 
1956
Gerald Finzi, British composer (Dies natalis), dies at 55 of disseminated shingles, complicated by encephalitis 
1956
Milburn Apt, in X-2 rocket plane reaches 3370 kph, but, dies in crash 
1956
Babe Didrikson-Zaharias, American Hall of Fame athlete, dies of colon cancer at 45 
1956
Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Babe 
1957
Leo Longanesi, Vivere ancora 
1957
Adolfo Fernández Bustamante, Médico de guardia 
1957
Mark Daly, The Ghost Goes West 
1958
Rose Stradner, The Keys of the Kingdom 
1958
Herbert Sherwood, A Panicky Pullman 
1958
Yorke Sherwood, Feet of Mud 
1959
Bretton Byrd, Bad Sister 
1959
Helena Pickard, The Lodger 
1959
Marcelle Géniat, The Unfrocked One 
1960
Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist/daughter of Emmeline, dies at 78 
1960
Richard Lund, Herr Arnes pengar 
1961
Hilda Doolittle, US poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75 
1962
Francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52 
1963
Arthur Christiansen, The Day the Earth Caught Fire 
1963
Walter Deming, Love's Law 
1965
Clara Bow, US actress, dies at 60 
1965
Harry Reser, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 69 
1965
Joe Niemeyer, Swing, Sister, Swing 
1967
Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, dies at 80 
1969
Violet Farebrother, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue), dies at 81 
1972
Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide 
1972
S. R. Ranganathan, Indian mathematician (b. 1892) 
1974
Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907) 
1975
Mark Frechette, actor (Zabriskie Point, Uomini Contro), dies at 27 
1975
Jack Lang, Australian politician (b. 1876) 
1977
Joe L. Cramer, Bullitt 
1978
Gurgen Janibekyan, The Cliff 
1979
Gracie Fields, actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81 
1979
Jimmy McCullough, musician (Wings), dies of a drug overdose 
1979
Jimmy Farren, The Ol' Gray Hoss 
1979
Lauri Leskinen, Valmistumisen aika 
1979
Jozka Vanerová, Muzi v offsidu 
1979
Ton van Otterloo, Een slordige storm en een slimme stoel 
1979
Pepe Guízar, Transformers 
1979
Wilma van Klaveren, Drie weken huisknecht 
1981
Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77 
1981
Robert Montgomery, actor/dir (Robert Montgomery Presents), dies at 77 
1981
Eugenia Sniezko-Szafnaglowa, Dancing w kwaterze Hitlera 
1982
Saad Sayd, [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies 
1982
Gail Sheridan, Hopalong Cassidy Returns 
1982
W. Wallace Kelley, Vertigo 
1983
Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 
1983
Gary L. Baim, Ice Castles 
1983
Ben Carruthers, Shadows 
1983
Jirí Malásek, My Brother Has a Cute Brother 
1983
Siegfried Kilian, Der kleine und der große Klaus 
1984
John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72 
1984
Dona Holloway, Rosemary's Baby 
1984
Ubaldo Lay, Episode #1.5 
1984
Ellsworth Bunker, The Ten Thousand Day War 
1984
Ronnie Cunningham, County Fair 
1985
Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 
1985
Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Yakuza keibatsu-shi: Rinchi - shikei! 
1985
Leonard Reginald Gribble, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery 
1986
Cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24 
1986
Éva Ruttkai, Sinbad 
1986
Cliff Burton, Zombieland 
1987
Joze Bevc, To so gadi 
1988
William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 
1988
Luther Hoobyar, A Night at the Opera 
1988
John Treul, Street Corner 
1989
Charlotte Paul, The Foreigner 
1990
Italo Tomassi, Amarcord 
1990
Petar Crnobori, Danas za sutra 
1991
Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies 
1991
Jan Hart, director (Friends of Curacao), dies 
1991
Oona Chaplin, daughter of Eugene O'Neill/wife of Charles, dies at 66 
1991
Karl-Heinz Köpcke, Tagesschau 
1991
Huib Orizand, Inde soete suikerbol 
1991
Øyvind Vennerød, Støv på hjernen 
1991
Floyd Huddleston, The AristoCats 
1991
Oona Chaplin, Chaplin 
1991
Roy Fuller, Episode dated 27 February 1983 
1991
Stefan Kisielewski, Dzis w nocy umrze miasto 
1991
H.B. Butler, Peking Remembered 
1992
Keith Prentice, US actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52 
1992
Ray Gill, actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42 
1992
Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies 
1992
Keith Prentice, The Boys in the Band 
1992
Leping Zhang, The Winter of Three Hairs 
1992
Jake Corbin, Cruisin' - Men on the Make 
1992
Ray Gill, Prelude to a Kiss 
1992
Mia Marvin, The Public Enemy 
1993
Andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38 
1993
James Doolittle, US air force general (Tokyo 1942), dies at 96 
1993
Eddie Rio, New Faces of 1937 
1993
Crawford H. Greenewalt, The Du Pont Story 
1993
James Doolittle, On Our Way: U.S.A. - 1939-1942 
1993
Vivienne Knight, Law and Disorder 
1993
Velimir Inovan, Dr 
1993
Jane Vallis, Picnic at Hanging Rock 
1994
Gerald Bledsoe, DJ (Soul Alive, WWRL), dies of heart attack at 51 
1994
Guiseppe Martelli, physicist, dies at 71 
1994
Ruth Niehaus, dies 
1994
Ron Marquette, Public Access 
1995
Alison "Night Bird" Steele, DJ (WNEW-FM, WXRK-FM), dies of cancer 
1995
Christopher Shaw, composer pianist/critic, dies at 71 
1995
Christopher Shaw, This Modern Age 
1996
Mohammed Najibullah, politician, dies at 55 
1996
Najibullah, Pres of Afghanistan Democratic Party (1986-90), executed 
1996
Carlos Véjar hijo, Monte de piedad 
1996
Stacy Webb, Camp: Part 1 
1996
Anna Gabrielová, U pokladny stál 
1996
Anatoliy Ivanov, Telokhranitel 
1996
Tit Lee, Wei lou chun xiao 
1997
Walter Trampler, American violist (b. 1915) 
1997
Walter Trampler, Of Stars and Men 
1997
Margot Mahler, Der Spitzbubenhof 
1997
Jacques Mercanton, Mr. Hulot's Holiday 
1997
Oscar Parland, Den förtrollade vägen 
1997
Quinn O'Brien, Lily Savage Live: Paying the Rent 
1998
Doak Walker, American football player (b. 1927) 
1998
Narita Bryan, Japanese racehorse (b. 1991) 
1998
Jack Barrett, Juvenile: DR-32 
1998
Hans Pfeiffer, Ich, Thomas Müntzer, Sichel Gottes 
1998
Stanley Waxman, Zombies of the Stratosphere 
1998
Vincent Barbi, A Woman Under the Influence 
1998
Shawn Phelan, Toy Soldiers 
1998
Doak Walker, Football Headliners of 1949 
2000
Cuchi Leguizamón, La redada 
2000
James Lawless, Always a New Beginning 
2000
Erik Leth, A Whiff of Sunshine 
2000
Neelkanth Abhyankar, The Delhi Way 
2000
Martti Kainulainen, Life's Hardy Men 
2000
Robert H. Chapman, Billy Budd 
2000
Arthur Barron, Jeremy 
2000
Frank Wills, All the President's Men 
2000
Daphne Dare, Carla's Song 
2001
Stojan Notaros, Pop Cira i pop Spira 
2001
Helen Cherry, Flipper's New Adventure 
2001
Tommy Garland, In This Corner 
2001
Reno Nonsens, Episode dated 24 August 1985 
2001
Jimmie Jackson, The Downtown Show 
2002
Walter Wickenhauser, Leise flehen meine Lieder 
2002
Luiz Gallon, Aritana 
2002
Sören Eriksson, The Children from Blue Lake Mountain 
2002
Charles Henri Ford, Poem Posters 
2002
Angelo Buono, Serial Killers 
2002
Lars Bolin, Girls Without Rooms 
2003
Donald O'Connor, American actor (b. 1925) 
2003
Donald O'Connor, Singin' in the Rain 
2003
Fay Helm, The Wolf Man 
2003
Harold Fielding, Barnum! 
2003
Paul Burlison, The Beatles Anthology 
2003
Peter Hoff, Burning Life 
2004
John E. Mack, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1929) 
2004
Harry de Groot, Deel 26 
2004
John E. Mack, Touched 
2004
Lui Lui Satterfield, Friday 
2005
Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian (b. 1929) 
2005
Mary Lee Settle, The Pleasure Garden 
2005
Gary Woodford, Southern Steel 
2005
Oiva Hovi, Little Presents 
2005
Roger Tréville, How to Steal a Million 
2005
John McCabe, The Revenge of the Sons of the Desert 
2005
Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Cloaca 
2005
Judy Gibson, The Jazz Singer 
2005
Bruce Johnson, Webster 
2005
Ronald Golias, O Dono da Bola 
2006
Vukan Dimevski, Vitel 
2006
Bruni Löbel, The Big Lift 
2006
Buzzy Trent, Stop the Wave, I Want to Get Off 
2006
Tom Coleman, The Man You Loved to Hate 
2006
Drahoslav Holub, Jak jsme zacínali 
2006
Giuseppe Bennati, The Mine 
2006
Stanley Z. Cherry, Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis 
2007
Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist (b. 1957) 
2007
Robert Hyatt, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
2007
Dwain Fail, The Locals 
2007
Wally Parks, Race Cars 
2007
Marjatta Raita, Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä 
2007
Leon Shepperdson, Finale 
2007
Deirdre O'Brien, The Snapper 
2008
Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer (b. 1934) 
2008
Onno Meijer, Hertenkamp 
2008
Neal Lampert, Night of the Living Dead 
2008
Mahendra Kapoor, Amar Akbar Anthony 
2008
Henri Pachard, Taboo American Style 1: The Ruthless Beginning 
2009
Ivan Dykhovichnyy, Russian film director and screenwriter (b. 1947) 
2009
William Safire, American Columnist, dies at 79 
2009
Sidney Dawson, Raising Arizona 
2009
Ruby Wright, Female Trouble 
2009
Donal McLaughlin, Do Not Go Gently 
2009
Charles Houston, The Death Zone 
2009
William Safire, Forever Free (1862) 
2009
Ivan Dykhovichnyy, Prorva 
2009
Henry Hopkins, The Cool School 
2009
Mary Jane French, An American in Paris 
2009
Leszek Swigon, Big Animal 
2009
Danny Bearer, America's Newest Sport 
2009
Diana Zvereva-Balyuk, Zolotaya golova na plakhe 
2009
Teddy Darvas, Tales from the Crypt 
2010
George Blanda, American football player (b. 1927) 
2010
Balaji Sadasivan, Singaporean politician and neurosurgeon (b. 1955) 
2010
Beklan Algan, Karanlikta uyananlar 
2010
Kenny Marino, Prince of the City 
2010
Mário Tupinambá, Chico Anysio Show 
2010
Pierre Guffroy, The Unbearable Lightness of Being 
2010
Pyotr Merkurev, Come and See 
2010
Sally Menke, Pulp Fiction 
2010
George Blanda, Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joe Namath 
2010
Buddy Morrow, Skylarkin' Time 
2011
Johnny "Country" Mathis, American country singer (b. 1933) 
2011
Mariam Bykhovskaya, Watch Out for the Automobile 
2011
Jirí Hubac, Autumn Spring 
2011
Gordon Watkins, Alone in the Dark 
2011
Joel DiBartolo, Episode dated 14 February 1972 
2011
Fritz Manes, Pale Rider 
2011
Imre Makovecz, Árpád népe 
2011
Dave Hill, Now You See Him, Now You Don't 
2011
Erik Wedersøe, The Idiots 
2011
Johnny Wright, Full Metal Jacket 
2011
Roger Etienne, Marathon Man 
2011
Joe Tofflemire, Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks 
2011
David Croft, 'Allo 'Allo! 
2011
Rubino Rubini, Ulisse e la balena bianca 
2011
Sarah Douglass, Darkroom 
2012
R. B. Greaves, American singer, dies from prostate cancer at 68 
2012
Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, dies at 90 
2012
R.B. Greaves, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 
2012
Eija Inkeri, Orpopojan valssi 
2012
Zane McIntosh, Moneyball 
2012
Ted Boy Marino, Dois na Lona 
2012
Hans Lindpere, Teaduse ohver 
2012
John Silber, Episode dated 6 January 1980 
2012
Slawomir Sierecki, Szkatulka z Hongkongu 
2012
Herbert Lom, Spartacus 
2012
Aleksandr Gorelik, Goluboy lyod 
2012
J. Edward Shugrue, The Emperor Jones 
2012
Uldis Stabulnieks, Aizaugusa gravi viegli krist 
2012
Frank Wilson, Hitch 
2013
Gates Brown, American MLB player, dies at 74 
2013
Jay Robinson, American actor, dies at 83 
2013
John de Mol, Episode #6.148 
2013
Phyllis Davis, Knight of the Phoenix: Part 1 
2013
A.C. Lyles, Life Is a Dream in Cinema: Pola Negri 
2013
Oscar Castro-Neves, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 
2013
Jay Robinson, Dracula 
2013
George Bignotti, A.J. Foyt 
2013
John Calvert, Dark Venture 
2013
Gates Brown, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier 
2013
Tuncel Kurtiz, The Edge of Heaven 
2014
Abdelmajid Lakhal, Bab'Aziz - The Prince That Contemplated His Soul 
2014
Daniel Boulanger, That Man from Rio 
2014
George Robert,  
2014
Negro García López, Episode dated 1 June 2012 
2014
Jean-Jacques Pauvert, La femme fardée 
2014
James Traficant, Episode dated 29 September 2009 
2014
Sarah Danielle Madison, Jurassic Park III 
2014
Gabriele Domschke, Beas Vorstellung von Glück 
2015
Howard A. Anderson, Taras Bulba 
2015
Wilton Felder, When We Were Kings 
2015
Pietro Ingrao, Quando c'era Berlinguer 
2015
Jerzy Dabkowski, Królowa pszczól 
2015
Gariy Chernyakhovskiy, The Cooper 
2015
John Guillermin, The Towering Inferno 
2015
Frank Tyson, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia 
2015
Joseph Coffey, We Own the Night 
2015
Denise Lor, Episode dated 19 July 1955 
2016
Holocaust 'avenger' Joseph Harmatz dies, aged 91 
2017
Coronation Street actor Liz Dawn dies aged 77 
2017
Freddy Shepherd, former Newcastle chairman, dies aged 76 
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