Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 04-Jan

Died on This Day (04-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Harold Brown Harold Brown Harold Brown was an American nuclear physicist who served as United States Secretary of Defense from 1977 to 1981, under President Jimmy Carter. United States Secretary of Defense 91 1
Georges Prêtre Georges Prêtre was a French orchestral and opera conductor. French orchestral and opera conductor 92 3
Stuart Scott Stuart Scott Stuart Orlando Scott was an American sportscaster and anchor on ESPN, most notably on SportsCenter. American sportscaster 49 5
Eve Arnold Eve Arnold Eve Arnold, OBE, Hon. FRPS was an American photojournalist. American photojournalist 99 8
Casey Johnson Casey Johnson Robert Wood Johnson IV is an American businessman, philanthropist and diplomat who served as the United States ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2017 to 2021. Socialite 30 10
Tom Fears Tom Fears Thomas Jesse Fears was a Mexican-American professional football player who was a split end for the Los Angeles Rams in the National Football League , playing nine seasons from 1948 to 1956. American football player and coach 77 20
Henry Bolte Henry Bolte Sir Henry Edward Bolte GCMG was an Australian politician of the Liberal Party. Australian politician 81 30
Carlo Levi Carlo Levi Carlo Levi was an Italian painter, writer, activist, communist, and doctor. Italian painter 72 45
Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno Romualdo Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno served as president of Costa Rica on three occasions: 1910 to 1914, 1924 to 1928, and 1932 to 1936. President of Costa Rica 85 75
Vajirunhis Vajirunhis Maha Vajirunhis, Crown Prince of Siam was the first Crown Prince of the Chakri dynasty. Crown Prince of Siam 16 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Aharon Appelfeld Aharon Appelfeld Aharon Appelfeld was an Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor. Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor 85 2
Robert Stigwood Robert Stigwood Robert Colin Stigwood was an Australian-born British-resident music entrepreneur, film producer and impresario, best known for managing Cream and the Bee Gees, theatrical productions like Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, and film productions including the successful Grease and Saturday Night Fever. British-resident music entrepreneur 81 4
Anwar Shamim Anwar Shamim Air Chief Marshal Mohammad Anwar Shamim LOM, NI, HI, SI, SJ, OI, was a senior air officer of the Pakistan Air Force and was the Chief of Air Staff, appointed to the post in 1978 until retiring in 1985. Pakistani Air Force air marshal 81 7
Gerry Rafferty Gerry Rafferty Gerald Rafferty was a Scottish rock singer-songwriter. Scottish singer and songwriter 63 9
Bud Poile Bud Poile Norman Robert "Bud" Poile was a professional ice hockey player, coach, general manager, and league executive. Canadian ice hockey player 80 15
Brooks Stevens Brooks Stevens Clifford Brooks Stevens was an American industrial designer of home furnishings, appliances, automobiles, and motorcycles, as well as a graphic designer and stylist. American automobile designer 83 25
Brian Horrocks Brian Horrocks Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks, was a British Army officer, chiefly remembered as the commander of XXX Corps in Operation Market Garden and other operations during the Second World War. British general 89 35
Clayton McMichen Clayton McMichen Clayton McMichen was an American fiddler and country musician. American musician 69 50
Benito Pérez Galdós Benito Pérez Galdós Benito Pérez Galdós was a Spanish realist novelist. Spanish writer 76 100
Samuel Peyton Samuel Peyton Samuel Oldham Peyton was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. American politician 65 150