Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 14-Apr

Died on This Day (14-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe Gene Rodman Wolfe was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. American science fiction and fantasy writer 87 1
Bruce Langhorne Bruce Langhorne Bruce Langhorne was an American folk musician. He was active in the Greenwich Village folk scene in the 1960s, primarily as a session guitarist for folk albums and performances. American folk musician 78 3
Armando Peraza Armando Peraza Armando Peraza was a Latin jazz percussionist and a member of the rock band Santana. Cuban musician 89 6
Jonathan Frid Jonathan Frid Jonathan Frid was a Canadian actor, best known for his role as vampire Barnabas Collins on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows. Canadian actor, theatre director 87 8
Peter Steele Peter Steele Petrus Thomas Ratajczyk , known professionally as Peter Steele, was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Singer-songwriter, musician 48 10
Donald E. Pearson Donald E. Pearson Donald Emanuel Pearson "Doc", was an American chemist and scientific researcher. American chemist 89 16
Eric de Kolb Eric de Kolb Eric de Kolb was an Austrian-born surrealistic artist, painter, sculptor, jewelry and fashion designer, commercial artist, and package designer. Austrian artist 85 19
Burl Ives Burl Ives Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives was an American musician, actor, and author with a career that spanned more than six decades. American actor-musician 85 25
Fredric March Fredric March Fredric March was an American actor, regarded as one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 1940s. American actor 77 45
Moritz Benedikt Moritz Benedikt Moritz Benedikt also spelt Moriz was a Hungarian-Austrian neurologist who was a native of Eisenstadt. Austrian neurologist 84 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Hal Greer Hal Greer Harold Everett Greer was an American professional basketball player. American basketball player 81 2
Percy Sledge Percy Sledge Percy Tyrone Sledge was an American R&B, soul and gospel singer. Soul singer 74 5
Colin Davis Colin Davis Sir Colin Rex Davis CH CBE was an English conductor, known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959. Conductor 85 7
Trevor Bannister Trevor Bannister Trevor Gordon Bannister was an English actor best known for having played the womanising junior salesman Mr Lucas in the sitcom Are You Being Served? from 1972 to 1979, and for his role as Toby Mulberry Smith in the long-running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine, from 2003 until it ended its run in 2010. English actor 76 9
Saunders Mac Lane Saunders Mac Lane Saunders Mac Lane was an American mathematician who co-founded category theory with Samuel Eilenberg. American mathematician 95 15
Buck Baker Buck Baker Elzie Wylie Baker Sr. , better known as Buck Baker, was an American stock car racer. American racing driver 83 18
Phillip Katz Phillip Katz Phillip Walter Katz was a computer programmer best known as the co-creator of the Zip file format for data compression, and the author of PKZIP, a program for creating zip files that ran under DOS. US Computer Progammer 37 20
Noele Gordon Noele Gordon Joan Noele Gordon was an English actress and television presenter. English actor 65 35
Heinz-Horst Hißbach Heinz-Horst Hißbach The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. German fighter ace and Knight's Cross recipient 29 75
James Dwight Dana James Dwight Dana James Dwight Dana FRS FRSE was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. United States geologist 82 125