Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 06-Jan

Died on This Day (06-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
José Ramón Fernández José Ramón Fernández Álvarez was a Cuban Communist leader who was a Vice-President of the Council of Ministers. Cuban Communist leader 95 1
Om Puri Om Puri Om Prakash Puri, was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films. Indian actor 66 3
Bishop Robinson Bishop Robinson Bishop Lee Robinson , was the first African American police commissioner of Baltimore, Maryland. American police commissioner 86 6
Bob Holness Bob Holness Robert Wentworth John Holness was a British-South African radio and television presenter and occasional actor. Blockbusters presenter 83 8
Ivan Medek Ivan Medek Ivan Medek was a Czech classical music critic, radio broadcaster and journalist. Czech musician 84 10
Edward Pain Edward Pain Edward Oscar Guthrie "Ted" Pain was an Australian rower who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics. Rower 74 20
Ian Charleson Ian Charleson Ian Charleson was a Scottish stage and film actor. British actor 40 30
Georgeanna Tillman Georgeanna Tillman Georgeanna Marie Tillman was an American singer and an original member of the Motown girl group The Marvelettes. American singer 36 40
Chester Thordarson Chester Thordarson Chester Hjortur Thordarson — born Hjörtur Þórðarson — was an Icelandic-American inventor and manufacturer of electrical apparatus who eventually held nearly a hundred technology patents related to transformers, inductors, high voltage coils, and more. American engineer 77 75
Gustav Graef Gustav Graef Gustav Graef was a German painter, primarily of portraits and historical subjects. German artist 73 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Dave Toschi Dave Toschi David Ramon Toschi was an American law enforcement officer widely known for his efforts in the San Francisco Police Department as an inspector in the Zodiac Killer case. LA police inspector 86 2
Pat Harrington Pat Harrington Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. was an American Emmy Award-winning stage and television actor, best known for his role as building superintendent Dwayne Schneider on the sitcom One Day at a Time . American voice, stage, and television actor 86 4
Gerard Helders Gerard Helders Gerardus Philippus "Gerard" Helders was a Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Christian Historical Union party now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist. Dutch politician 107 7
Donald J. Tyson Donald J. Tyson Donald John "Don" Tyson was an American businessman who was the President and CEO of Tyson Foods during its rise to the top of the food business. American businessman 80 9
Louis Robichaud Louis Robichaud Louis Joseph Robichaud , popularly known as "Little Louis" or "P'tit-Louis", was the second Acadian premier of New Brunswick, serving from 1960 to 1970. Canadian politician 79 15
Joe Slovo Joe Slovo Joe Slovo was a South African politician, and an opponent of the apartheid system. South African politician 68 25
Heinrich Gattineau Heinrich Gattineau Heinrich Gattineau was a German economist, Sturmabteilung leader, director of IG Farben and defendant during the Nuremberg trials. German economist 80 35
Reuben Henry Tucker III Reuben Henry Tucker III Major General Reuben Henry Tucker III was a highly decorated senior officer in the United States Army. Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 58 50
John Manners Smith John Manners Smith Lieutenant-Colonel John Manners Smith VC CIE CVO was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross 55 100
Joseph A. Mower Joseph A. Mower Joseph Anthony Mower was a Union general during the American Civil War. Union Army general 42 150