Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Feb

Died on This Day (17-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ethel Ennis Ethel Ennis Ethel Llewellyn Ennis was an American jazz musician whose career spanned seven decades. American jazz musician 86 1
Andy Ganteaume Andy Ganteaume Andrew Gordon Ganteaume was a Trinidadian cricketer who played one Test match for the West Indies in 1948 as a batsman. Trinidadian cricketer 95 4
Richard Briers Richard Briers Richard David Briers was an English actor. His fifty-year career encompassed film, radio, stage and television. English actor 79 7
Mildred Rebstock Mildred Rebstock Mildred Catherine Rebstock was an American pharmaceutical chemist. American chemist 91 9
Dan O Dan O'Herlihy Daniel Peter O'Herlihy was an Irish actor of film, television, and radio. Irish film actor 85 15
Aniruddha Mahathera Aniruddha Mahathera Aniruddha Mahathera was a Nepalese Buddhist monk and the Sangha Nayak of Nepal from 1998 until his death in 2003. Nepalese Buddhist monk 87 17
Willi Schatz Willi Schatz Willi Schatz was a Nazi SS-Obersturmführer as a SS-KZ Zahnarzt who served in Auschwitz and Neuengamme. SS officer 80 35
Hugo Österman Hugo Österman Hugo Viktor Österman was a Finnish lieutenant-general during World War II. Finnish general 82 45
Larry Gilbert Larry Gilbert Lawrence William Gilbert was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball and a longtime manager in minor league baseball. American baseball player 73 55
Eduard von Knorr Eduard von Knorr Ernst Wilhelm Eduard von Knorr was a German admiral of the Kaiserliche Marine who helped establish the German colonial empire. German admiral 79 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Robert H. Michel 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 93 3
Adriana Volpe Adriana Volpe Adriana Volpe is an Italian television presenter, model and actress. Italian model 40 6
Robert Carr Robert Carr Leonard Robert Carr, Baron Carr of Hadley, was a British Conservative politician who served as Home Secretary from 1972 to 1974. British politician 95 8
Kathryn Grayson Kathryn Grayson Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick was an American actress and coloratura soprano. Actor, opera singer 88 10
José López Portillo 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 83 16
Christian O Christian O'Brien Christian Arthur Edgar "Tim" O'Brien was a British exploration geologist and author. British geologist 87 19
Leslie Douglas Jackson 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 62 40
Shmuel Yosef Agnon 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 81 50
Ed Kahn Ed Kahn Edwin Bernard Kahn was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Boston and Washington Redskins. American football player 33 75
Elizabeth Barnard Elizabeth Barnard Elizabeth, Lady Barnard was the granddaughter of the English poet and playwright William Shakespeare. Descendant of William Shakespeare 61 350