Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 06-Apr

Died on This Day (06-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ernest Hollings Ernest Hollings Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings was an American politician who served as a United States senator from South Carolina from 1966 to 2005. United States Senator 97 1
Don Rickles Don Rickles Donald Jay Rickles was an American stand-up comedian and actor. American stand-up comedian 90 3
James Best James Best Jewel Franklin Guy , known professionally as James Best, was an American television, film, stage, and voice actor, as well as a writer, director, acting coach, artist, college professor, and musician. American actor 88 5
Bigas Luna Bigas Luna José Juan Bigas Luna was a Spanish film director, designer and artist. Film director 67 7
Diaa al-Din Dawoud Diaa al-Din Dawoud Diaa al-Din Dawoud was an Egyptian politician and activist. Egyptian politician 85 9
Prince Rainier Prince Rainier Rainier III was Prince of Monaco from 1949 to his death in 2005. Prince of Monaco 81 15
V. J. Sukselainen V. J. Sukselainen Vieno Johannes "Jussi" Sukselainen , was twice Prime Minister of Finland and four times Speaker of the Parliament. Finnish politician 88 25
Gene Davis Gene Davis Gene Davis was an American Color Field painter known especially for his paintings of vertical stripes of color. American artist 64 35
Heinrich Bulle Heinrich Bulle Heinrich Bulle was a German archaeologist born in Bremen. German archaeologist 77 75
Christen Mikkelsen Kold Christen Mikkelsen Kold Christen Mikkelsen Kold was a Danish teacher, notable for creating the Danish Folk high school system, for non-degree education of adults. Educator 54 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Donald McKayle Donald McKayle Donald McKayle was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s and '60s that focus on expressing the human condition and, more specifically, the black experience in America. American modern dancer 87 2
Merle Haggard Merle Haggard Merle Ronald Haggard was an American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. American singer 79 4
Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney Joseph Yule Jr., also known as Mickey Rooney and Mickey Maguire; was an American actor. American actor 93 6
Fang Lizhi Fang Lizhi Fang Lizhi was a Chinese astrophysicist, vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, and activist whose liberal ideas inspired the pro-democracy student movement of 1986–87 and, finally, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Professor of astrophysics 76 8
Anatoly Dobrynin Anatoly Dobrynin Anatoly Fyodorovich Dobrynin was a Soviet statesman, diplomat, and politician. Soviet Diplomat 90 10
Habib Bourguiba Habib Bourguiba Habib Bourguiba was a Tunisian lawyer, nationalist leader and statesman who led the country from 1956 to 1957 as the prime minister of the Kingdom of Tunisia then as the first president of Tunisia . President of Tunisia 96 20
B. T. Ranadive B. T. Ranadive Bhalchandra Trimbak Ranadive , popularly known as BTR, was an Indian communist politician and trade union leader. Indian politician 85 30
Sam Sheppard Sam Sheppard Samuel Holmes Sheppard, D.O. was an American neurosurgeon. American neurosurgeon 46 50
Archibald Peake Archibald Peake Archibald Henry Peake was an Australian politician. Australian politician 61 100
Raphael Raphael Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, better known as Raphael , was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Italian Renaissance artist and architect 37 500