Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 05-Feb

Died on This Day (05-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Andy Nisbet Andy Nisbet Andrew Nisbet was a Scottish mountaineer, guide, climbing instructor, and editor of climbing guidebooks. Scottish mountaineer 65 1
Cardiss Collins Cardiss Collins Cardiss Hortense Collins was an American politician from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. American politician 81 7
John Paul Getty III John Paul Getty III John Paul Getty III was the grandson of American oil tycoon J. American businessman 54 9
Gnassingbe Eyadema Gnassingbe Eyadema Gnassingbé Eyadéma was the president of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005, after which he was immediately succeeded by his son, Faure Gnassingbé. President of Togo 69 15
Manfred von Brauchitsch Manfred von Brauchitsch Manfred Georg Rudolf von Brauchitsch was a German auto racing driver who drove for Mercedes-Benz in the famous "Silver Arrows" of Grand Prix motor racing in the 1930s. German racing driver 97 17
G. E. M. de Ste. Croix G. E. M. de Ste. Croix Geoffrey Ernest Maurice de Ste. Croix, FBA , known informally as Croicks, was a British historian who specialised in examining Ancient Greece from a Marxist perspective. British academic 89 20
Edgar Herschler Edgar Herschler Edgar Jacob Herschler was an American politician and attorney who served as the 28th Governor of Wyoming from 1975 to 1987. American politician 71 30
Ad Swigler Ad Swigler Adam William "Ad" Swigler , nicknamed "Doc", was an American professional baseball pitcher. American baseball player 79 45
Denise Bloch Denise Bloch Denise Madeleine Bloch was an agent working with the clandestine British Special Operations Executive organization in the Second World War. French secret agent 29 75
John Christopher Guise John Christopher Guise Lieutenant General John Christopher Guise VC CB was a British Army officer and English 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. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 68 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Leopoldo María Panero Leopoldo María Panero Leopoldo María Panero was a Spanish poet, commonly placed in the Novísimos group. Spanish poet 65 6
Jo Zwaan Jo Zwaan Jo Zwaan was a Dutch sprinter. He competed in the Men's 100 m and 4 × 100 m relay events at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Sprinter 89 8
Harry Schwarz Harry Schwarz Harry Heinz Schwarz was a South African lawyer, statesman and long-time political opposition leader against apartheid in South Africa, who eventually served as the South African Ambassador to the United States during the country's transition to majority rule. South African activist 85 10
Thomas Hinman Moorer Thomas Hinman Moorer Thomas Hinman Moorer was an admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy who served as the chief of Naval Operations from 1967 to 1970, and as the seventh chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1970 to 1974. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 91 16
Angela du Maurier Angela du Maurier Angela Busson du Maurier was an English actress and novelist who also wrote two volumes of autobiography, It's Only the Sister and Old Maids Remember . British writer 97 18
Doug McClure Doug McClure Douglas Osborne McClure was an American actor whose career in film and television extended from the 1950s to the 1990s. American actor 59 25
Hans Croon Hans Croon Hans Croon was a Dutch football manager who won the 1976 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final with Anderlecht. Dutch football manager 48 35
Ben F. Jensen Ben F. Jensen Benton Franklin Jensen served thirteen consecutive terms as a U. American businessman and politician 77 50
Adrien Lavieille Adrien Lavieille Adrien Lavieille was a French painter. Son of the landscape painter Eugène Lavieille, and nephew of the wood-engraver Jacques Adrien Lavieille , he was a painter of the country : near Paris, in Brittany, near Cancale and on the riverside of the Vilaine in the south of Rennes, in Touraine, at Saint-Jean-de-Monts in Vendée, where he was invited by a friend, the painter and engraver Auguste Lepère, around Vendôme where he sojourned in the home of his daughter, Andrée Lavieille, so a painter, and of his son-in-law, the man of letters, Paul Tuffrau. French painter 71 100
Thomas Harry Saunders Thomas Harry Saunders Thomas Harry Saunders , usually called T. H. Saunders, was a British paper-maker known especially for his watermarks, and also a philanthropist. British businessman 56 150