Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 04-Feb

Died on This Day (04-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
John Otho Marsh Jr. John Otho Marsh Jr. John Otho Marsh Jr. was an American politician and an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law. United States Secretary of the Army 92 1
Kenneth Newman Kenneth Newman Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman was a senior British police officer. Senior British police officer 90 3
Keith Allen Keith Allen Courtney Keith "Bingo" Allen was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and National Hockey League head coach and general manager. Canadian ice hockey defenceman 90 6
István Csurka István Csurka István Csurka was a Hungarian radical nationalist politician, journalist and writer. Hungarian politician and writer 77 8
Tomás Mac Giolla Tomás Mac Giolla Tomás Mac Giolla was an Irish Workers' Party politician who served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1993 to 1994, Leader of the Workers' Party from 1962 to 1988 and President of Sinn Féin from 1962 to 1970. Irish politician 86 10
Johnny Leartice Robinson Johnny Leartice Robinson Johnny Leartice Robinson was an American man executed by the State of Florida for the 1985 murder of Beverly St. American murderer 51 16
Carl Albert Carl Albert Carl Bert Albert was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 46th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977 and represented Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1947 to 1977. American lawyer and politician 91 20
Dan Curtin Dan Curtin Daniel James Curtin was an Australian politician. Born in Sydney, he was educated at a Catholic primary school before becoming a boilermaker and organiser of the Boilermakers' Society. Australian politician 81 40
Louise Bogan Louise Bogan Louise Bogan was an American poet. She was appointed the fourth Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1945, and was the first woman to hold this title. American poet 72 50
Ed Siever Ed Siever Edward Tilden Siever was an American baseball pitcher. American baseball player 44 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Esmond Bradley Martin Esmond Bradley Martin was an American conservationist who fought for both the preservation of elephants against the illegal ivory trade, and for the rhinoceros against the illegal trade of rhinoceros horns. American conservationist 76 2
Harry Harpham Harry Harpham Robert Harry Harpham was a British Labour Party politician and coal miner. British Labour Party politician and coal miner 61 4
Reg Presley Reg Presley Reginald Maurice Ball , known professionally as Reg Presley, was an English singer-songwriter. English singer-songwriter 71 7
Anton Ebben Anton Ebben Antonius "Toon" Ebben was a Dutch equestrian. After acting as a groom for Max and Ernest van Loon at the 1952 Summer Olympics, Ebben began competing himself, riding Kairouan in the 1950s–60s and later Jumbo Design . Dutch equestrian 80 9
Ossie Davis Ossie Davis Raiford Chatman "Ossie" Davis was an American actor, director, writer, and activist. American film, television and Broadway actor 87 15
Benyoucef Benkhedda Benyoucef Benkhedda Benyoucef Benkhedda was an Algerian politician. He headed the third GPRA exile government of the National Liberation Front , acting as a leader during the Algerian War . Algerian politician 82 17
Patricia Highsmith Patricia Highsmith Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist and short story writer widely known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels featuring the character Tom Ripley. American author 74 25
Louis Jordan Louis Jordan Louis Thomas Jordan was an American saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. American jazz, blues and rhythm and blues musician 66 45
Yrjö Pulkkinen Yrjö Pulkkinen Yrjö Rafael Pulkkinen was a Finnish lawyer and politician, who was born in Parkano. Finnish lawyer and politician 69 75
James Owen Dorsey James Owen Dorsey James Owen Dorsey was an American ethnologist, linguist, and Episcopalian missionary in the Dakota Territory, who contributed to the description of the Ponca, Omaha, and other southern Siouan languages. American anthropologist 46 125