Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 26-Feb

Died on This Day (26-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Charles McCarry Charles McCarry was an American writer, primarily of spy fiction, and a former undercover operative for the Central Intelligence Agency whom The Wall Street Journal described in 2013 as "the dean of American spy writers"; The New Republic magazine calls him "poet laureate of the CIA"; and Otto Penzler says he has produced some "poetic masterpieces". American writer 88 1
Andy Bathgate Andy Bathgate Andrew James Bathgate was a Canadian professional ice hockey right wing who played 17 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. Canadian ice hockey player 83 4
Donald R. Deskins Donald R. Deskins Donald Richard Deskins Jr. was an American professor of urban geography and sociology and a former American football player. American professor of urban geography 80 7
Arnošt Lustig Arnošt Lustig Arnošt Lustig was a renowned Czech Jewish author of novels, short stories, plays, and screenplays whose works have often involved the Holocaust. Czech Jewish author of novels, short stories 84 9
Jef Raskin Jef Raskin Jef Raskin was an American human–computer interface expert best known for conceiving and starting the Macintosh project at Apple in the late 1970s. American computer scientist 61 15
Cornelius Gunter Cornell Gunter was an American rhythm and blues singer, most active in the 1950s and 1960s. American rhythm and blues singer 53 30
Ahmad Shukeiri Ahmad Shukeiri Ahmad al-Shukeiri also transcribed al-Shuqayri, Shuqairi, Shuqeiri, Shukeiry, etc. Palestinian politician 72 40
Ángel María de Rosa Ángel María de Rosa Ángel María de Rosa was an Argentine sculptor and philanthropist. Argentine sculptor 82 50
Anna Alice Chapin Anna Alice Chapin Anna Alice Chapin was an American author and playwright. American writer 39 100
Marshall F. Moore Marshall F. Moore Marshall Frank Moore was an American Civil War veteran, attorney, and the 7th Governor of Washington Territory. American judge 41 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Gerald Kaufman Gerald Kaufman Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman was a British politician and author who served as a minister throughout the Labour government of 1974 to 1979. British Labour politician 86 3
Dezső Novák Dezső Novák Dezső Novák was a Hungarian footballer who played as a defender. Hungarian footballer 75 6
Kumar Kashyap Mahasthavir Kumar Kashyap Mahasthavir Bhante Kumar Kashyap Mahasthavir was a Nepalese Buddhist monk who was awarded the title of Tripitakacharya . Buddhist monk 85 8
Nujabes Nujabes Jun Seba , better known by his stage name Nujabes , was a Japanese record producer, audio engineer, DJ, composer and arranger best known for his atmospheric instrumental mixes sampling from hip hop, soul, and jazz. Japanese musician 36 10
George L. Street III George L. Street III George Levick Street III was a submariner in the United States Navy. United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 86 20
George Uhle George Uhle George Ernest Uhle was a Major League Baseball pitcher. American baseball player 86 35
Wilhelm D. Styer Wilhelm D. Styer Wilhelm Delp Styer was a lieutenant general in the United States Army during World War II. United States general 81 45
James Roy Andersen James Roy Andersen Brigadier General James Roy Andersen was a United States Army Air Forces officer. American Air Force general 40 75
Adolf von Heinleth Adolf von Heinleth Adolf Ritter von Heinleth was a Bavarian General der Infanterie and War Minister under Ludwig II of Bavaria and under Otto of Bavaria. Bavarian General der Infanterie and war minister 71 125
Giuseppe Tartini Giuseppe Tartini Giuseppe Tartini was an Italian Baroque composer and violinist born in the Republic of Venice. Italian composer and violinist 77 250