Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Jan

Died on This Day (17-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Windsor Davies Windsor Davies Windsor Davies was a British actor. He is best remembered for playing Battery Sergeant Major Williams in the sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum over its entire run. Welsh actor 88 1
Brenda C. Barnes Brenda Czajka Barnes was an American businesswoman who served as president, chairman and chief executive of Sara Lee, and was the first female CEO at PepsiCo. American businesswoman 63 3
Greg Plitt Greg Plitt George Gregory Plitt, Jr. was an American fitness model, actor, and onetime Army Ranger. American fitness model 37 5
Jakob Arjouni Jakob Arjouni Jakob Bothe , better known by his pen name Jakob Arjouni, was a German author. German author 48 7
Don Kirshner Don Kirshner Donald Kirshner was an American music publisher, music consultant, rock music producer, talent manager, and songwriter. Rock band manager 76 9
Virginia Mayo Virginia Mayo Virginia Mayo was an American actress and dancer. She was in a series of comedy films with Danny Kaye and was Warner Brothers' biggest box-office money-maker in the late 1940s. American actress and dancer 84 15
Miguel Torga Miguel Torga Miguel Torga , pseudonym of Adolfo Correia da Rocha , is considered one of the greatest Portuguese writers of the 20th century. Portuguese writer 87 25
István Réti István Réti István Réti was a Hungarian painter, professor, art historian and leading member, as well as a founder and theoretician, of the Nagybánya artists' colony, located in what is present-day Baia Mare, Romania. Hungarian artist 72 75
George Newbold Lawrence George Newbold Lawrence George Newbold Lawrence was an American businessman and amateur ornithologist. Ornithologist 88 125
Daniel Albert Wyttenbach Daniel Albert Wyttenbach Daniel Albert Wyttenbach was a German Swiss classical scholar. German-Swiss classical scholar 73 200
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jessica Falkholt Jessica Falkholt Jessica Falkholt was an Australian actress who appeared in the television series Home and Away as Hope Morrison from September to November 2016. Australian actress 29 2
Dale Griffin Dale Griffin Terence Dale "Buffin" Griffin was an English drummer and a founding member of 1970s rock band Mott the Hoople. English drummer 67 4
Alistair McAlpine Alistair McAlpine Robert Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green was a British businessman, politician and author who was an advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. British political advisor 71 6
Carlos Guirao Carlos Guirao Carlos Guirao Felices was a musician and composer born in Barcelona 23 February 1954. Musician and composer born in Barcelona 57 8
Erich Segal Erich Segal Erich Wolf Segal was an American author, screenwriter, educator, and classicist who wrote the bestselling novel Love Story and its hit film adaptation. American author, screenwriter 72 10
Aldo Tessio Aldo Tessio Aldo Emilio Tessio was an Argentine politician belonging to the Radical Civic Union . Argentine politician 90 20
Billy Stewart Billy Stewart William Larry Stewart II was an American rhythm and blues singer and pianist who was popular during the 1960s. American rhythm and blues singer and pianist 32 50
Yang Changji Yang Changji Yang Changji was a Chinese educator, philosopher, and writer. Chinese philosopher 48 100
Alexander Anderson Alexander Anderson Dr Alexander Anderson was an American physician and illustrator. American illustrator 94 150
Tsarevich Alexei Alexeyevich of Russia Tsarevich Alexei Alexeyevich of Russia Tsarevich Alexei Alexeyevich was the second son and heir of Tsar Alexis of Russia and Maria Miloslavskaya, brother of Tsar Feodor III, Tsar Ivan V, and Tsarevna Sophia and half-brother of Tsar Peter the Great. Second son and heir of Tsar Alexis of Russia 15 350