Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 17-Feb
Died on This Day (17-Feb)
Ethel Llewellyn Ennis was an American jazz musician whose career spanned seven decades.
American jazz musician
Andrew Gordon Ganteaume was a Trinidadian cricketer who played one Test match for the West Indies in 1948 as a batsman.
Richard David Briers was an English actor. His fifty-year career encompassed film, radio, stage and television.
Mildred Catherine Rebstock was an American pharmaceutical chemist.
Daniel Peter O'Herlihy was an Irish actor of film, television, and radio.
Irish film actor
Aniruddha Mahathera was a Nepalese Buddhist monk and the Sangha Nayak of Nepal from 1998 until his death in 2003.
Nepalese Buddhist monk
Willi Schatz was a Nazi SS-Obersturmführer as a SS-KZ Zahnarzt who served in Auschwitz and Neuengamme.
Hugo Viktor Österman was a Finnish lieutenant-general during World War II.
Lawrence William Gilbert was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball and a longtime manager in minor league baseball.
American baseball player
Eduard von Knorr
Ernst Wilhelm Eduard von Knorr was a German admiral of the Kaiserliche Marine who helped establish the German colonial empire.
Robert H. Michel
Robert Henry Michel was an American Republican Party politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 38 years.
US House of Representatives Minority Leader
Adriana Volpe is an Italian television presenter, model and actress.
Leonard Robert Carr, Baron Carr of Hadley, was a British Conservative politician who served as Home Secretary from 1972 to 1974.
Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick was an American actress and coloratura soprano.
Actor, opera singer
José López Portillo
José Guillermo Abel López Portillo y Pacheco CYC was a Mexican writer, lawyer and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party who served as the 58th President of Mexico from 1976 to 1982.
President of Mexico
Christian Arthur Edgar "Tim" O'Brien was a British exploration geologist and author.
Leslie Douglas Jackson
Leslie Douglas Jackson, DFC & Bar was an Australian fighter ace of World War II, credited with five aerial victories.
Royal Australian Air Force fighter pilot
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Shmuel Yosef Agnon was a Nobel Prize laureate writer and was one of the central figures of modern Hebrew fiction.
Nobel laureate in Literature
Edwin Bernard Kahn was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Boston and Washington Redskins.
American football player
Elizabeth, Lady Barnard was the granddaughter of the English poet and playwright William Shakespeare.
Descendant of William Shakespeare