Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 06-Feb

Died on This Day (06-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Rosamunde Pilcher Rosamunde Pilcher, OBE was a British writer of romance novels, mainstream fiction, and short stories, from 1949 until her retirement in 2000. British writer 94 1
Alastair Biggar Alastair Gourlay Biggar was a Scotland international rugby union player. Scotland international rugby union player 69 4
Ralph Kiner Ralph Kiner Ralph McPherran Kiner was an American Major League Baseball player and broadcaster. American baseball player and announcer 91 6
Antoni Tàpies Antoni Tàpies Antoni Tàpies i Puig, 1st Marquess of Tàpies was a Spanish painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation. Spanish artist 88 8
John Dankworth John Dankworth Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE , also known as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist, clarinettist and writer of film scores. British musician 82 10
Erich Beine Erich Beine The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military of Nazi Germany during World War II. German paratrooper and Knight's Cross recipient 89 16
Chester E. Holifield Chester E. Holifield Chester Earl "Chet" Holifield was a businessman and politician, a United States Representative from California's 19th congressional district. American politician 91 25
Elmer W. Cart Elmer W. Cart Elmer W. Cart was a North Dakota Republican Party politician who served as a North Dakota Public Service Commissioner from 1949 to 1954. American politician 88 40
Roscoe Karns Roscoe Karns Roscoe Karns was an American actor who appeared in nearly 150 films between 1915 and 1964. American actor 78 50
Jack Lapp Jack Lapp John Walker "Jack" Lapp was an American professional baseball catcher. Major League Baseball catcher 35 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Joost van der Westhuizen Joost van der Westhuizen Joost Heystek van der Westhuizen was a South African professional rugby union player who made 89 appearances in test matches for the national team, scoring 38 tries. South African rugby union player 45 3
Kayla Mueller Kayla Mueller Kayla Jean Mueller was an American human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona. ISIS victim 26 5
Chokri Belaid Chokri Belaid Chokri Belaïd , also transliterated as Shokri Belaïd, was a Tunisian politician and lawyer who was an opposition leader with the left-secular Democratic Patriots' Movement. Tunisian politician 48 7
Gary Moore Gary Moore Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, singer and songwriter. Northern Irish musician and songwriter 58 9
Karl Haas Karl Haas Karl Haas was a German-American classical music radio host, known for his sonorous speaking voice, humanistic approach to music appreciation, and popularization of classical music. Radio presenter 91 15
Klaus Wagner Klaus Wagner Klaus Wagner was a German mathematician known for his contributions to graph theory. German mathematician 89 20
James Hadley Chase James Hadley Chase James Hadley Chase was an English writer. While his birth name was René Lodge Brabazon Raymond, he was well known by his various pseudonyms, including James Hadley Chase, James L. English writer 78 35
Keith Park Keith Park Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park, was a New Zealand officer. Royal Air Force air marshals 82 45
Robert Brasillach Robert Brasillach Robert Brasillach ) was a French author and journalist. French writer 35 75
Otto Mahler Otto Mahler Otto Mahler was a Bohemian-Austrian musician and composer who died by suicide at the age of 21. Austrian composer 21 125