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Notable Deaths on September 30th

1955James Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24

1948Edith Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, dies at 87

September 30th Deaths
Date Event
420
Saint Jerome, translator of the Vulgate Bible 
653
Saint Honorius, Archbishop of Canterbury 
739
P'u-chi Ho-shang Tao-chao, Northern Ch'an Line Zen teacher, dies 
1101
Anselm IV, Archbishop of Milan 
1246
Yaroslav II of Russia (b. 1191) 
1351
Muso Soseki, Zen teacher/Rinzai line/head of Nanzenji, dies in Japan 
1440
Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician 
1487
John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1400) 
1551
Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (b. 1507) 
1560
Melchior Cano, Spanish theologian (b. 1525) 
1572
Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía and Jesuit priest, dies at 61 
1581
Hubert Languet, French diplomat and reformer (b. 1518) 
1612
Ercole Bottrigari, composer, dies at 81 
1626
Nurhaci, Manchurian chief (b. 1559) 
1628
Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (b. 1554) 
1630
John Billington, murderer, 1st American execution, hanged 
1712
Johann Michael Zacher, composer, dies at 61 
1716
Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer, dies at 62 
1755
Francesco Durante, composer, dies at 71 
1770
Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, English politician and diplomat 
1770
George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (b. 1714) 
1772
James Brindley, English engineer (b. 1716) 
1803
Charles Broche, composer, dies at 51 
1811
Thomas Percy, English bishop of Dromore, dies at 82 
1819
Nicolas Roze, composer, dies at 74 
1862
Isaac Peace Rodman, banker/Union brig-gen, dies of injury at about 40 
1865
Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (b. 1800) 
1877
Toohoolhoolzote, prophet of Nez Perce indians, dies in battle 
1884
Louis Lacombe, composer, dies at 65 
1885
Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress, dies at 60 
1888
Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 
1888
Elizabeth Stride, Long Liz, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 
1891
Georges Boulanger, French general and politician (b. 1837) 
1892
Hector Crémieux, Orphée aux enfers 
1897
St Therese of Lisieux, Roman Catholic saint and mystic (b. 1873) 
1897
Therese de Lisieux, La vie miraculeuse de Thérèse Martin 
1904
Sigurd Lie, composer, dies at 33 
1910
Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838) 
1912
Mary Frances Allitsen, composer, dies at 63 
1920
Carl-Gustaf Florin, Ett farligt frieri 
1921
Oskar Panizza, writer, dies at 77 
1922
Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64 
1925
Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for S Afr 1889), dies 
1929
Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China), dies 
1931
Kenneth Raisbeck, The Gay Defender 
1934
Mary Brough, A Sister to Assist 'Er 
1934
Gertrude Howard, I'm No Angel 
1935
Vessie Farrell, The Healer 
1938
Kid Herman, Sophie Lang Goes West 
1940
Walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62 
1940
Walter Kollo, Tre små piger 
1941
Calisto Bertramo, Animali pazzi 
1943
Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist (b. 1864) 
1943
Randolph Bartlett, Dead Man's Curve 
1943
Maria Jotuni, Huojuva talo 
1943
Perley Poore Sheehan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1944
Bud Jamison, Three Little Beers 
1945
Dobri Nemirov, Gorski hora 
1946
Anders Boman, Art for Art's Sake 
1947
Eduard Schnedler-Sørensen, Den lille hornblæser 
1947
J.G. Mayer, The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention 
1948
Edith Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, dies at 87 
1948
Vasili Kachalov, Propavshaya gramota 
1948
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July Oration 
1949
Forrest Halsey, One Night at Susie's 
1950
Friedrich Feher, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
1950
Elena Sánchez Valenzuela, En la hacienda 
1952
Waldorf Astor, House of Lords & Commons/owner of Observer, dies 
1952
Hans Feist, Ein Schlaf Gefangener 
1953
William Jacobs, Calamity Jane 
1953
Adolph Tandler, Queen Kelly 
1954
Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies 
1954
Leopold Atlas, Story of G.I. Joe 
1955
James Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24 
1955
Michael Chekhov, actor (Rhapsody, Abie's Irish Rose), dies at 64 
1955
Michael Chekhov, Spellbound 
1955
John Junior, Peter, the Hermit 
1955
Pentti Haanpää, Isännät ja isäntien varjot 
1955
James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause 
1956
Walter Karig, Zotz! 
1957
Wheeler Dryden, Limelight 
1957
George Chan, Shadow of Chinatown 
1957
Augustus Goetz, The Heiress 
1958
Niels Bjerrum, Danish chemist (ph-stipulation), dies at 79 
1958
Ashot Satyan, David Bek 
1958
Jack Gargan, The Case of the Restless Redhead 
1959
John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89 
1959
Taylor Holmes, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 81 
1959
Ross Granville Harrison, American Biologist and Zoologist (organ transplant pioneer), dies at 89 
1959
Johannes Riemann, Geliebter Schatz 
1959
Taylor Holmes, Sleeping Beauty 
1959
Basil Foster, The Auction Mart 
1960
Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer, dies 
1960
Michael Jeffrey, Dangerous Holiday 
1961
Onésime Gagnon, French Canadian politician, lieutenant-governor of Québec (b. 1888) 
1961
Paul Eagler, Foreign Correspondent 
1961
Clint H. O'Reilly, Night Time in Nevada 
1961
Aleksandr Bryantsev, Chastnyy sluchay 
1962
Sven Magnusson, Spöke på semester 
1963
Arnold Foster, composer, dies at 66 
1963
William Podmore, A Christmas Carol 
1965
E[dward] E[lmer] "Doc" Smith, sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75 
1966
Mrs. Wong Wing, Where East Is East 
1970
Patrick Aherne, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay), dies at 69 
1970
Perc Westmore, Casablanca 
1973
Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author (b. 1902) 
1974
Carlos Prats, Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor 
1974
Carlos Prats,  
1976
Louis Fourestier, composer, dies at 84 
1976
Aage Fønss, Holger Danske 
1977
Saul Levitt, The Andersonville Trial 
1977
Mary Ford, Silver Linings Playbook 
1978
Edgar Bergen, ventriloquist (Charlie McCarthy), dies at 75 
1980
Fitzroy Davis, The Heat's On 
1980
John McGuire, Stranger on the Third Floor 
1980
Ljiljana Radosavljevic, Covek na pogresnom mestu 
1980
Vojtech Cach, DS 70 nevyjizdi 
1980
Grethe Paaske, Be Dear to Me 
1981
James Cavanaugh, Vengeance 
1981
Ruth Cross, The Golden Cocoon 
1981
Ryan Kelley, Baker's Hawk 
1981
Boyd Neel, A Night of Terror 
1981
Flemming Weiss, Dansk melodi grand prix 
1982
Bill George, 1963 NFL Championship Game 
1982
Walter Taub, David 
1982
Kazimierz Iwor, Smierc prezydenta 
1982
Robert Herrick, A Prairie Home Companion 
1983
Freddy Martin, orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76 
1983
William D Elliot, actor (Bernie Loves Bridget, Adam 12), dies at 49 
1983
Luke Chan, The Mysterious Mr. Wong 
1983
Dieter Seefranz, Episode dated 9 August 1979 
1983
David Panich, Monkee vs. Machine 
1983
Freddy Martin, Episode #1.20 
1984
Ellsworth Bunker, US ambassador (South-Vietnam, dies at 90) 
1984
Frank Satenstein, The Ken Murray Show 
1984
Clete Roberts, The Jerk 
1985
Charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85 
1985
Heleb MacInnes, US spy writer (Affiliate in place), dies at 77 
1985
Simone Signoret, German/French actress (Room at Top, Gina), dies at 64 
1985
Simone Signoret, Diabolique 
1985
Floyd Crosby, High Noon 
1985
Helen MacInnes, Above Suspicion 
1985
Minoru Midorikawa, Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro 
1985
Herbert Mayer, Schlupp vom grünen Stern 
1986
Mickey Millerick, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
1986
Tommy Reynolds, Smiles 
1986
Ben Dova, Marathon Man 
1986
William Sherwood, Vested Interests 
1986
Charles Termini, Flap 
1986
Joe Collum, Swiss Miss 
1986
Charlotte Arren, The Doorman's Opera 
1986
Margaret Storm Jameson, Moment of Truth 
1986
Arnold Roberts, The Muppet Movie 
1986
Roberto Gomez, Don't Go in the Woods 
1987
Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73 
1987
Alfred Bester, Mr. Lucifer 
1987
Vincent Jonasson, Herkules och tågrånaren - Del 1 
1988
Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 
1988
Chick Chandler, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 
1988
Kurt Marshall, The Other Side of Aspen II 
1988
Mary Jo Mathews, Gypsy Night 
1988
Mary Lansing, Aunt Bee's Medicine Man 
1989
Virgil Thomson, US composer/critic (4 saints in 3 acts), dies at 92 
1989
Virgil Thomson, Louisiana Story 
1989
Derelys Perdue, Untamed Youth 
1989
Oskar Davico, The Prem 
1989
Manju Dey, Kabuliwala 
1990
Liesbeth de Uyl-of Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop du, dies 
1990
Michel Levis, French cultural anthropologist/writer, dies 
1990
Patrick White, Australian writer (Nobel 1973), dies 
1990
Alice Parizeau, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1930) 
1990
Nelson Potter,  
1990
Michel Leiris, Bullfight 
1990
Janusz Bylczynski, Passenger 
1990
Jack Reynolds, Prison 
1990
Jack Reynolds, Abracadabra 
1990
Zygmunt Zintel, Czlowiek na torze 
1991
Nancy Welford, entertainer, dies at 87 
1991
Nancy Welford, Gold Diggers of Broadway 
1991
Bill Camfield, Slam Bang Theater 
1991
Toma Zdravkovic, Balkan ekspres 
1992
Götz Olaf Rausch, Gretchens Geburtstag 
1992
Frank Lynch, Keller Sisters & Lynch 
1992
Maria Malicka, Barrier 
1992
Robert McLane, Up! 
1992
Jørgen Bidstrup, To 
1993
Alex Lyon, English Labor Lower house leader (1966-83), dies at 61 
1993
Gordon Douglas, actor/director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85 
1993
Paul Nowee, writer (Arendsoog.. premiejager), dies at 57 
1993
Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72 
1993
Novella Parigini, Eager to Live 
1993
Anna Dammann, Mein Leben für Irland 
1993
Tony Brafa, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! 
1993
Ronnie Aldrich, The Best of Benny Hill 
1993
Reizl Bozyk, Crossing Delancey 
1993
Ed Bonner, Jamboree! 
1994
Alex Scott, trainer, Horses, dies at 34 
1994
Andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist, dies at 92 
1994
Lina Basquette, actress (Night for Crime, Hard Hombre), dies at 87 
1994
Roberto Viola, Argentine general/president (1981), dies at 69 
1994
Bill Whedbee, Over the Edge 
1994
Lina Basquette, The Godless Girl 
1994
Pierre Sabbagh, Huit femmes 
1994
Fred Stromsoe, What's Up, Doc? 
1994
Sydney Walker, Guiding Light 
1995
Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat, dies at 77 
1995
George Kirby, comedian/impressionist (Pearl Bailey), dies at 71 
1995
Sally Yarnell, The Black Sleep 
1995
Sole Kallioniemi, Laululintunen 
1995
Maija-Liisa Pohjola, Syväjäädytetty opettaja 
1995
George Kirby, Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy 
1995
Alexander Clark, The Man Without a Country 
1996
Aubrey Brabazon, jockey/trainer, dies at 76 
1996
Elizabeth Gille, writer translator/editor, dies at 59 
1996
Frances Lear, writer, dies at 73 
1996
Kenneth Muir, english scholar, dies at 89 
1996
Udom Patpongsiri, property developer, dies at 79 
1996
Niksa Fulgosi, 100 ljepotica na dan 
1996
Robert Arthur Robson, My Brother Tom 
1996
Élisabeth Gille, Le crabe sur la banquette arrière 
1996
Frances Lear, Divorce American Style 
1996
George Zuckerman, Written on the Wind 
1996
P. Jay Sidney, As the World Turns 
1996
Valentina Tokarskaya, Marionettes 
1996
Asao Uchida, Tora! Tora! Tora! 
1997
Male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65 
1997
Mary Munday, Norma Rae 
1997
Graeme MacDonald, Once Upon a Classic 
1997
Erik Aalbæk Jensen, Forræderne 
1997
Martin Kingsley, Gunslinger 
1997
Al 'Jazzbeaux' Collins, Tonight! America After Dark 
1997
Ance Dzambazova, Makedonija moze 
1998
Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player (b. 1953) 
1998
Stephen Pearlman, Pi 
1998
Robert Lewis Taylor, The Silken Affair 
1998
Pauline Julien, La mort d'un bûcheron 
1998
Marius Goring, The Red Shoes 
1998
J.D. Ram, Models: The Truth Behind the Scenes 
1998
Dan Quisenberry, 1983 MLB All-Star Game 
1999
Nikolai Annenkov, Gibel Orla 
1999
Sydney Sturgess, Great Catherine 
1999
Connie Eaton, Episode #2.22 
2000
Fred Pontin, Meeting Others 
2000
Ragnhild Michelsen, Jeg lar deg ikke glemme 
2000
Gust Lancier, Het afscheid 
2000
Erno Paasilinna, Heikuraisen nauru 
2000
Wilfried Friedrich, Herr Schmidt und Herr Friedrich 
2001
Pat Reese, Night of the Living Dead 
2001
Barbara Mace, Spy Train 
2001
George Gately, Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats 
2001
Luis Barboo, Conan the Barbarian 
2001
Jenny Jugo, Die nackte Wahrheit 
2001
John Cunningham Lilly, Altered States 
2002
Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1913) 
2002
Lord Hazlerigg, British peer 
2002
Alfonso Ribeiro, Amazon Adventure 
2002
Tilsa Page, Edward, My Son 
2002
Göran Kropp, Episode #8.1 
2002
Milos Macourek, Happy End 
2003
Robert Kardashian, Armenian-American lawyer (b. 1944) 
2003
Yusuf Bey, Black Muslim leader (b. 1935) 
2003
Robert Kardashian, Absolutely 100% Guilty 
2003
Ronnie Dawson, Primary Colors 
2003
Edwin Gillette, The New 3 Stooges 
2003
Oreste Del Buono, Quando c'era lui... caro lei! 
2003
John Hawkesworth, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 
2003
Shamus Locke, It's Alive 
2003
Zbigniew Lengren, The Strange Dream of Professor Filutek 
2004
Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936) 
2004
Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915) 
2004
Jacques Levy, Dazed and Confused 
2004
Alexander Arnz, Boulevard Bio 
2004
Jack Kerns, Fritz the Cat 
2004
Gamini Fonseka, Bandura Mal 
2004
Justin Strzelczyk, Super Bowl XXX 
2004
William Carl, 19 at 11 
2004
Michael Relph, Kind Hearts and Coronets 
2004
Iggie Wolfington, All My Children 
2004
Zygmunt Kaluzynski, Pól zycia w ciemnosciach 
2004
Ina Peters, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
2004
Willem Oltmans, Episode dated 21 December 2001 
2004
Mathias Matthies, Das Traumschiff 
2004
Kevin Westlake, Popdown 
2004
Stefania Staszewska, Austeria 
2004
Leonard Corso, Shogun 
2005
Sig Frohlich, American Flyers 
2005
Sergei A. Starostin, Episode #3.13 
2005
John Couey,  
2006
Neyle Morrow, Shock Corridor 
2006
Josh Graves, Finding North 
2006
Prentiss Barnes, Rock Rock Rock! 
2006
Isabel Bigley, Episode #2.32 
2006
András Sütö, Doi barbati pentru o moarte 
2006
Karin Mai, Der Fluggast 
2006
Myron Galloway, 99 Times Around the Block 
2006
Hedy Maria Wettstein, Ein Kind ist verschwunden 
2006
Jun Tatara, Seven Samurai 
2006
Marija Milutinovic, Zaseda 
2006
Pino Mlakar, Ples carovnic 
2007
Willi Wolf, The Knickerbocker Gang: The Talking Grave 
2007
Germaine Groenier, Domburg 
2007
Esko Elstelä, Talvinen tarina 
2007
Oswald Matthias Ungers, In den Katakomben des Pergamonmuseums - Das Jahrhundertprojekt Museumsinsel 
2007
Solhi El-Wadi, The Dupes 
2007
David Ohanesian, Misterele Bucurestilor 
2008
Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, Singapore Opposition Leader & former Secretary-General of Singapore's Worker's Party (b. 1926) 
2008
J.L. Chestnut, George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire 
2008
Ed Brinkman, 1973 MLB All-Star Game 
2009
Byron Palmer, Man in the Attic 
2009
Robert S. Baker, The Saint 
2009
Polo Aledo, Sex and Lucia 
2009
Roland La Starza, Point Blank 
2009
Rafael Arozarena, Mararía 
2010
Joan Triadú, Episode #2.9 
2010
Lucia Banti, Gli scontenti 
2010
Martin Ljung, Pippi in the South Seas 
2010
Robert Mark, Minority Verdict 
2010
Oscar Avogadro, The Consequences of Love 
2010
Doukissa, Ena asteri gennietai... me kaisariki 
2010
Stephen J. Cannell, 21 Jump Street 
2011
Anwar al-Awlaki, American-born terrorist and islamist militant (b. 1971) 
2011
Adriá Santana, Jíbaro 
2011
Margaret Travis, Leo Beuerman 
2011
Jaroslav Dufek, Divadlo 
2011
Peter Gent, North Dallas Forty 
2011
Alexander Grant, Tales of Beatrix Potter 
2011
Aleksey Zavyalov, Mentovskie voyny - 3 
2011
Gia McGinley, Empathy 
2011
Marvin Tarplin, Platoon 
2011
Bettye Fitzpatrick, Urban Cowboy 
2011
Gaspar Henaine, Capulina contra los vampiros 
2011
Roger Kennedy, Episode dated 9 July 1989 
2012
Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater, dies at 84 
2012
Turhan Bey, Austrian born actor, dies from Parkinson's disease at 90 
2012
Turhan Bey, The Amazing Mr. X 
2012
Schlomo Venezia, Life Is Beautiful 
2012
Sally Lewis, Mr. Bolfry 
2012
Barry Commoner, Harnessing the Sun 
2012
Boris Ratser, Khanuma 
2012
Claude Brulé, Barbarella 
2012
Gábor Szinte, Children's Sicknesses 
2012
Dusan Lenci, A Fresh Start 
2012
Raylene Rankin, Celtic Tides 
2012
Lyudmila Arkharova, Dozhivem do ponedelnika 
2012
Helen Nicoll, Mog and the Milk 
2012
Barbara Ann Scott, Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Ice Capades Premiere 
2012
Whit Masterson, Touch of Evil 
2012
Dan Bennett, I Spy 
2013
Ramblin' Tommy Scott, Still Ramblin' 
2013
Anthony Hinds, The Curse of the Werewolf 
2013
Rangel Vulchanov, Lachenite obuvki na neznayniya voin 
2013
Ruth Maleczech, Sleepers 
2014
Iemasa Kayumi, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 
2014
Maria Rodriguez,  
2014
Elina Labourdette, Lola 
2014
Georgi Krasnopyorov, Medovyy mesyats 
2014
Mario Bardella, Giordano Bruno 
2014
Julian Kawalec, Glos ma prokurator 
2014
Sheila Tracy, Len Goodman's Big Band Bonanza 
2015
Mihály Mátray, Menekülés Magyarországra 
2015
Vivi Schmidt, Bedstemor går amok 
2015
Donald R. Seawell, The 52nd Annual Tony Awards 
2016
Anthony Stones, creator of iconic New Zealand statues, dies 
2017
Tom Alter, actor and Padma Shri awardee, dies aged 67 
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