Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Apr

Died on This Day (17-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jess Roskelley Jess Roskelley Jess Fenton Roskelley was an American mountaineer. American mountaineer 36 1
Doris Roberts Doris Roberts Doris May Roberts was an American actress, author, and philanthropist whose career spanned seven decades of television and film. American actress 90 4
V. S. Ramadevi V. S. Ramadevi V. S. Ramadevi was an Indian-British Raj stateswoman who was the first lady become the 13th Governor of Karnataka and 9th Chief Election Commissioner of India from 26 November 1990 to 11 December 1990. Indian politician 79 7
Michael Sarrazin Michael Sarrazin Michael Sarrazin was a Canadian film and television actor who found fame opposite Jane Fonda in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? . Canadian film and television actor 70 9
Hans Gruijters Hans Gruijters Johannes Petrus Adrianus "Hans" Gruijters was a Dutch politician and co-founder of the Democrats 66 party and journalist. Dutch politician 73 15
Robert Atkins Robert Atkins Robert Coleman Atkins was an American physician and cardiologist, best known for the Atkins Diet, which requires close control of carbohydrate consumption and emphasizes protein and fat as the primary sources of dietary calories in addition to a controlled number of carbohydrates from vegetables. Atkins diet inventor 72 17
John Ferraro John Ferraro John Ferraro was the longest-serving Los Angeles City Council member in the history of the city—thirty-five years, from 1966 until his death in 2001—and the president of the council for fourteen of them. American politician 76 19
Angelo Schiavio Angelo Schiavio Angelo Schiavio was an Italian footballer who played as a forward. Italian footballer 84 30
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an Indian philosopher and statesman who served as the second president of India from 1962 to 1967. President of India 86 45
Jorge Isaacs Jorge Isaacs Jorge Isaacs Ferrer was a Colombian writer, politician and soldier. Colombian politician 58 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Barbara Bush Barbara Bush Barbara Pierce Bush was the first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of President George H. First Lady of the United States 92 2
Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel García Márquez ; 6 March 1927 – 17 April 2014) was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo [ˈɡaβo] or Gabito [ɡaˈβito] throughout Latin America. Colombian novelist 87 6
Jonathan V. Plaut Jonathan V. Plaut Jonathan V. Plaut, was a Reform rabbi and author. Plaut was the rabbi of Temple Beth Israel in Jackson, MI. American writer and rabbi 69 8
John Carl Warnecke John Carl Warnecke John Carl Warnecke was an architect based in San Francisco, California, who designed numerous notable monuments and structures in the Modernist, Bauhaus, and other similar styles. American architect 91 10
Geraint Howells Geraint Howells Geraint Wyn Howells, Baron Geraint was a leading Welsh Liberal Democrat politician. British politician 79 16
Tak Shindo Tak Shindo Takeshi "Tak" Shindo was a Japanese American musician, composer and arranger. Japanese American musician, composer 79 18
Anton Murray Anton Murray Anton Ronald Andrew Murray was a South African cricketer who played in 10 Test matches in a little over a year from December 1952 to February 1954, appearing four times against Australia and then six times against New Zealand. South African cricketer 72 25
Alf Sjöberg Alf Sjöberg Sven Erik Alf Sjöberg was a Swedish theatre and film director. Swedish film director 76 40
August Lambert August Lambert August Lambert was a German Luftwaffe military aviator and ground-attack pilot during World War II. German flying ace 29 75
William Mudge William Mudge William Mudge was an English artillery officer and surveyor, born in Plymouth, an important figure in the work of the Ordnance Survey. General and Army surveyor 57 200