Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Feb

Died on This Day (24-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Donald Keene Donald Keene Donald Lawrence Keene was an American-born Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. American-born Japanese scholar 96 1
Bertrice Small Bertrice Small Bertrice Small , was an American New York Times- bestselling writer of historical and erotic romance novels. Romance novelist 77 5
Virgil Johnson Virgil Johnson The Velvets were an American doo-wop group from Odessa, Texas, United States. American singer 77 7
Kees Douze Kees Douze Jan Cornelis "Kees" Douze" was a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Kiel, Germany. Olympic sailor 71 9
Gustavo Vázquez Montes Gustavo Vázquez Montes Gustavo Alberto Vázquez Montes was a Mexican politician. Mexican politician 42 15
Bernard Opper Bernard Opper was an All-American basketball player at Kentucky and then professional player in the National Basketball League and American Basketball League. American basketball player 84 20
Tony Conigliaro Tony Conigliaro Anthony Richard Conigliaro , nicknamed "Tony C" and "Conig", was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox and California Angels . Major League Baseball outfielder 45 30
Nikolai Bulganin Nikolai Bulganin Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin was a Soviet politician who served as Minister of Defense and Premier of the Soviet Union under Nikita Khrushchev, following service in the Red Army and as defence minister under Joseph Stalin. Soviet politician 79 45
Ekai Kawaguchi Ekai Kawaguchi Ekai Kawaguchi was a Japanese Buddhist monk who was famed for his four journeys to Nepal and two to Tibet . Japanese Buddhist monk 78 75
Joseph Bradford Carr Joseph Bradford Carr Joseph Bradford Carr was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Union Army general 66 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Sridevi Sridevi Shree Amma Yanger Ayyappan , professionally credited with her stage name Sridevi, was an Indian actress who worked in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada language films. Indian actress and film producer 54 2
Harold Ramis Harold Ramis Harold Allen Ramis was an American actor, comedian, director and writer. Comedian, actor, director, screenwriter 69 6
Njenga Karume Njenga Karume James Njenga Karume was a Kenyan businessman and politician. Kenyan businessman and politician 82 8
Dawn Brancheau Dawn Brancheau Dawn Therese Brancheau was an American senior animal trainer at SeaWorld. Killed by Orca 40 10
A.C. Reed A.C. Reed Aaron Corthen, better known as A.C. Reed was an American blues saxophonist, closely associated with the Chicago blues scene from the 1940s into the 2000s. American blues saxophonist 77 16
Hideko Maehata Hideko Maehata Hideko Maehata was a Japanese breaststroke swimmer and the first Japanese woman to earn a gold medal in the Olympics. Swimmer 80 25
Willem van den Hout Willem van den Hout Wilhelmus Henricus Maria van den Hout was a Dutch writer and publicist, best known as the writer of the Bob Evers series of children's books. Dutch writer 69 35
Conrad Nagel Conrad Nagel John Conrad Nagel was an American film, stage, television and radio actor. American film, stage, television and radio actor 72 50
Franklin Murphy Franklin Murphy Franklin Murphy was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 31st governor of New Jersey, from 1902–1905. American politician 74 100
Martin Richard Flor Martin Richard Flor Martin Richard Flor was a Norwegian botanist, economist, author and teacher at Christiania Cathedral School and the Royal Frederick University. Norwegian botanist 47 200