Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 05-Jan

Died on This Day (05-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Eric Haydock Eric Haydock Eric Haydock was a British musician, best known as the original bass guitarist of The Hollies from December 1962 until July 1966. British musician 75 1
Jill Saward Drake Jill Saward Drake Jill Saward, also known by her married name Jill Drake was an English campaigner on issues relating to sexual violence. English rape campaigner 51 3
Eusebio da Silva Ferreira Eusebio da Silva Ferreira Eusébio da Silva Ferreira GCIH GCM , nicknamed the "Black Panther", the "Black Pearl" or "O Rei" , was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Portuguese footballer 71 6
Helene Palmer Helene Palmer was an English actress best known for her portrayal of Ida Clough, a factory machinist in the long-running soap opera, Coronation Street. English actress 82 9
Tug McGraw Tug McGraw Frank Edwin "Tug" McGraw Jr. was an American professional baseball relief pitcher and long-time Major League Baseball player, often remembered for coining the phrase "Ya Gotta Believe", which became the rallying cry for the 1973 New York Mets. American baseball relief pitcher 59 16
Bernard Braine Bernard Braine Bernard Richard Braine, Baron Braine of Wheatley, PC was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. British Conservative Party politician 85 20
Arthur Kennedy Arthur Kennedy John Arthur Kennedy was an American stage and film actor known for his versatility in supporting film roles and his ability to create "an exceptional honesty and naturalness on stage", especially in the original casts of Arthur Miller plays on Broadway. American stage and film actor 75 30
Gottlob Berger Gottlob Berger Gottlob Christian Berger was a senior German Nazi official who held the rank of SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS and was the chief of the SS Main Office responsible for Schutzstaffel recruiting during World War II. SS general 78 45
Julius Leber Julius Leber Julius Leber was a German politician of the SPD and a member of the German resistance against the Nazi régime. German politician 53 75
Władysław Podkowiński Władysław Podkowiński Władysław Podkowiński was a Polish master painter and illustrator associated with the Young Poland movement during the Partition period. Polish artist 28 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
John Young John Young John Watts Young was an American astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer. American astronaut 87 2
Pierre Boulez Pierre Boulez Pierre Louis Joseph Boulez was a French composer, conductor and writer, and the founder of several musical institutions. French composer and conductor 90 4
Bruce McCarty Bruce McCarty Bruce McCarty, FAIA was an American architect, founder and senior designer at McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects of Knoxville, Tennessee. American architect 92 7
Harry Sibson Harry Sibson Harry Sibson , was a wing forward who played for Aylestonians prior to being invited to join Leicester Tigers. English rugby union player 90 10
Jean Kerr Jean Kerr was an Irish-American author and playwright born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, who authored the 1957 bestseller Please Don't Eat the Daisies and the plays King of Hearts in 1954 and Mary, Mary in 1961. American writer 80 17
Kiyoo Wadati Kiyoo Wadati Kiyoo Wadati was an early seismologist at the Central Meteorological Observatory of Japan , researching deep earthquakes. Japanese seismologist 92 25
Franjo Punčec Franjo Punčec Franjo Punčec was a Yugoslav tennis player. He played for the Yugoslavian team at the International Lawn Tennis Challenge from 1933 to 1946. Croatian tennis player 71 35
Max Born Max Born Max Born FRS, FRSE was a German physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. German physicist and mathematician 87 50
John D. White John D. White John Daugherty White was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, nephew of John White and cousin of Addison White and Hugh Lawson White both of whom served in public office. American politician 70 100
George O. Rathbun George O. Rathbun George Oscar Rathbun was an American lawyer and politician who served two terms as a U. American politician 67 150