Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 15-Apr

Died on This Day (15-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Owen Garriott Owen Garriott Owen Kay Garriott was an American electrical engineer and NASA astronaut, who spent 60 days aboard the Skylab space station in 1973 during the Skylab 3 mission, and 10 days aboard Spacelab-1 on a Space Shuttle mission in 1983. NASA astronaut 88 1
Clifton James Clifton James George Clifton James was an American actor known for roles as a prison floorwalker in Cool Hand Luke , Sheriff J. American actor 96 3
Eliseo Verón Eliseo Verón Eliseo Verón was an Argentine sociologist, anthropologist and semiotician, and professor of communication sciences at Universidad de San Andrés. Sociologist 78 6
Murray Rose Murray Rose Iain Murray Rose, AM was an Australian swimmer, actor, sports commentator and marketing executive. Australian swimmer and six-time Olympic medalist 73 8
Margaretta Scott Margaretta Scott Margaretta Mary Winifred Scott was an English stage, screen and television actress whose career spanned over seventy years. British actor 93 15
Edward Gorey Edward Gorey Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer, Tony Award-winning costume designer, and artist, noted for his own illustrated books as well as cover art and illustration for books by other writers. Writer/illustrator 75 20
Zarifa Aliyeva Zarifa Aliyeva Zarifa Aziz gizi Aliyeva was an Azerbaijani ophthalmologist, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan and professor. Azerbaijani ophthalmologist 61 35
Richard Conte Richard Conte Nicholas Peter Conte , known professionally as Richard Conte, was an American actor. American actor 65 45
Karl-Otto Koch Karl-Otto Koch Karl-Otto Koch was a mid-ranking commander in the Schutzstaffel of Nazi Germany who was the first commandant of the Nazi concentration camps at Buchenwald and Sachsenhausen. SS officer 47 75
Charles Thomas Campbell Charles Thomas Campbell Charles Thomas Campbell was a United States Army soldier, and a legislator, businessman, and town mayor. Union Army general 71 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
R. Lee Ermey R. Lee Ermey Ronald Lee Ermey was an American actor and U.S. Marine drill instructor. American actor 74 2
Guy Woolfenden Guy Anthony Woolfenden OBE was an English composer and conductor. English composer and conductor 78 4
Benjamin Fain Benjamin Fain Benjamin Fain was an Israeli physicist, professor-emeritus, and former refusenik. Israeli physicist 83 7
Benjamin Hooks Benjamin Hooks Benjamin Lawson Hooks was an American civil rights leader and government official. American civil rights leader 85 10
Don Bunce Don Bunce Dr. Don Bunce was an American football quarterback and orthopedic surgeon. American football player 54 17
Greta Garbo Greta Garbo Greta Garbo was a Swedish-American actress. Regarded as one of the greatest screen actresses, she was known for her melancholic, sombre persona, her film portrayals of tragic characters, and her subtle and understated performances. Swedish-American film actress 84 30
Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism , a French playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic, as well as a leading figure in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. French philosopher/writer 74 40
Ripper Collins Ripper Collins James Anthony "Ripper" Collins was an American professional baseball player, coach and scout. American baseball player 66 50
James Livingston James Livingston James Livingston was an Ontario businessman and politician. Canadian politician 81 100
Władysław Hieronim Sanguszko Władysław Hieronim Sanguszko Prince Władysław Hieronim Sanguszko was a Polish nobleman, landowner, and conservative politician. Polish noble 66 150