Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 15-Jun

Died on This Day (15-Jun)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Franco Zeffirelli Franco Zeffirelli Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli KBE  Grande Ufficiale OMRI , was an Italian stage and film director, producer, production designer and politician. Italian film director 96 1
Bill Dana Bill Dana William Szathmary , known as Bill Dana, was an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter. American comedian and actor 92 3
Kirk Kerkorian Kirk Kerkorian Kerkor Kerkorian was an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. American businessman 98 5
José Froilán González José Froilán González José Froilán González was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari's first win in a Formula One World Championship race at the 1951 British Grand Prix. Argentine racing driver 90 7
Ted Gray Ted Gray Ted Glenn Gray was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played eight seasons with the Detroit Tigers , and then had short stints during the 1955 season with the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, and Baltimore Orioles. Major League Baseball pitcher 86 9
Max I. Silber Max I. Silber Max I. Silber was an American businessman from New Hampshire who through his philanthropic works became not only a formative figure for Boy Scouting in New Hampshire, but a distinguished citizen of his home state. Professional Scouter, Distinguished Eagle Scout 93 16
Arkady Boytsov Arkady Boytsov Arkady Sergeyevich Boytsov was a Soviet MiG-15 pilot and flying ace during the Korean War, credited with six to eleven victories. Soviet Korean War flying ace 77 20
Robert Stethem Robert Stethem Robert Dean Stethem was a United States Navy Seabee diver who was murdered by Hezbollah terrorists during the hijacking of the commercial airliner he was aboard, TWA Flight 847. Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 23 35
K. A. Nilakanta Sastri K. A. Nilakanta Sastri Kallidaikurichi Aiyah Nilakanta Sastri was an Indian historian who wrote on South Indian history. Indian historian 82 45
Carl Gustaf Ekman Carl Gustaf Ekman Carl Gustaf Ekman was a Swedish politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1911 to 1932 , leader of the Freeminded People's Party between 1924 and 1932, and served as Prime Minister from 1926 to 1928 and again from 1930 to 1932. Prime Minister of Sweden 72 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Leslie Grantham Leslie Grantham Leslie Michael Grantham was an English actor, best known for his role as "Dirty" Den Watts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. English actor 71 2
Richard Selzer Richard Selzer Allen Richard Selzer was an American surgeon and author. American surgeon and author 87 4
Casey Kasem Casey Kasem Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem was an American disc jockey, actor, and radio personality, who created and hosted several radio countdown programs, notably American Top 40. Disc Jockey 82 6
Barry MacKay Barry MacKay Barry MacKay was an American tennis player, tournament director and broadcaster. American tennis player 76 8
Thomas W. L. Ashley Thomas W. L. Ashley Thomas William Ludlow "Lud" Ashley was an American businessman and politician of the Democratic Party. American politician 87 10
Hume Cronyn Hume Cronyn Hume Blake Cronyn Jr. OC was a Canadian-American actor and writer. Canadian actor of stage and screen 91 17
John Vincent Atanasoff John Vincent Atanasoff John Vincent Atanasoff, OCM, was an American physicist and inventor from mixed Bulgarian-Irish origin, best known for being credited with inventing the first electronic digital computer. American computer pioneer 91 25
Sergio Pignedoli Sergio Pignedoli Sergio Pignedoli was a prominent Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a top candidate for pope. Catholic cardinal 70 40
Archibald Sinclair Archibald Sinclair Archibald Henry Macdonald Sinclair, 1st Viscount Thurso, KT, CMG, PC , known as Sir Archibald Sinclair between 1912 and 1952, and often as Archie Sinclair, was a British politician and leader of the Liberal Party. British politician 79 50
Valentine Ball Valentine Ball Valentine Ball was an Irish geologist, son of Robert Ball and a brother of Sir Robert Ball. Irish scientist 51 125