Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 20-Feb

Died on This Day (20-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Dominick Argento Dominick Argento Dominick Argento was an American composer known for his lyric operatic and choral music. American composer 91 1
Cuthbert A. Pattillo Cuthbert A. Pattillo Cuthbert Augustus "Bill" Pattillo was a major general in the United States Air Force who served as director of plans and policy for the United States Readiness Command at MacDill Air Force Base. American general 89 6
Asar Eppel Asar Eppel Asar Isayevich Eppel was a Russian writer and translator. Russian writer 77 8
Alexander Haig Alexander Haig Alexander Meigs Haig Jr. was United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. US Secretary of State 85 10
Orville Freeman Orville Freeman Orville Lothrop Freeman was an American Democratic politician who served as the 29th Governor of Minnesota from January 5, 1955, to January 2, 1961, and as the U. Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 84 17
Anatoly Sobchak Anatoly Sobchak Anatoly Aleksandrovich Sobchak was a Soviet and Russian politician, a co-author of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the first democratically elected mayor of Saint Petersburg, and a mentor and teacher of future presidents Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev. Mayor of St Petersburg 62 20
Verdina Shlonsky Verdina Shlonsky Verdina Shlonsky שלונסקי) was an Israeli composer, pianist, publicist and painter. Israeli musician 85 30
Alice Roosevelt Longworth Alice Roosevelt Longworth Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth was an American writer and socialite. American writer 96 40
Albert Wolff Albert Wolff Albert Louis Wolff was a French conductor and composer of Dutch descent. French conductor 86 50
Robert Peary Robert Peary Robert Edwin Peary Sr. was an American explorer and officer in the United States Navy who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. United States admiral 63 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Steve Hewlett Steve Hewlett Stephen Edward Hewlett was a British print, radio and TV journalist, and visiting professor of Journalism and Broadcast Policy at the University of Salford. British print and radio journalist 58 3
Antonio Roma Antonio Roma Antonio Roma was an Argentine football goalkeeper. Argentine footballer 80 7
Helmut Ringelmann Helmut Ringelmann Helmut Ringelmann was a German film and television producer. German television producer 84 9
Hunter S. Thompson Hunter S. Thompson Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author who founded the gonzo journalism movement. American journalist and author 67 15
Rosemary DeCamp Rosemary DeCamp Rosemary Shirley DeCamp was an American radio, film, and television actress. American radio, film, and television actress 90 19
William Strydom William Strydom William Thomas Strydom was a South African first-class cricketer who played with Orange Free State in the Currie Cup from 1961 to 1981. South African cricketer 52 25
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash Clarence Charles "Ducky" Nash was an American voice actor. American actor 80 35
Robert Strauss Robert Strauss Robert Strauss was an American actor. He became most familiar in Hollywood films of the 1950s such as Stalag 17 , for which he was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor. American actor 61 45
John Crimmin John Crimmin Colonel John Crimmin VC CB CIE VD was an Irish 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 85 75
Joseph Tyan Joseph Tyan Joseph VII Peter Tyan was the 66th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch from 1796 until his resignation in 1809. Maronite Patriarch of Antioch 59 200