Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-Sep

Died on This Day (12-Sep)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
ʻAkilisi Pōhiva ʻAkilisi Pōhiva Samiuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva was a Tongan pro-democracy activist and politician. Prime Minister of Tonga 78 1
Edith Windsor Edith Windsor Edith "Edie" Windsor was an American LGBT rights activist and a technology manager at IBM. American LGBT rights activist 88 3
Ray Dolby Ray Dolby Ray Milton Dolby OBE was an American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR. American electrical engineer 80 7
Alexander Galimov Alexander Galimov Alexander Saidgereyevich Galimov was a Russian professional ice hockey player. Russian ice hockey player 26 9
Serge Lang Serge Lang Serge Lang was a French-American mathematician and activist who taught at Yale University for most of his career. French-born American mathematician 78 15
Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. Cash was an American country singer-songwriter. American singer-songwriter 71 17
Gary Olsen Gary Olsen was an English actor. He played Ben in the BBC television sitcom 2point4 Children. English actor 42 20
Athene Seyler Athene Seyler Athene Seyler, CBE was an English actress. English Actress 101 30
André Chéron André Chéron André Chéron was a French chess player, endgame theorist, and a composer of endgame studies. French chess player 84 40
Alfred Codrington Alfred Codrington Lieutenant-General Sir Alfred Edward Codrington, GCVO, KCB , was a British Army officer who served in colonial wars in Africa during the late nineteenth century, and later commanded a reserve army during the First World War. British Army general 91 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Rachid Taha Rachid Taha Rachid Taha was an Algerian singer and activist based in France described as "sonically adventurous". Algerian singer and activist 59 2
Ian Paisley Ian Paisley Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside, PC was a Northern Irish loyalist politician and Protestant religious leader who served as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party from 1971 to 2008 and First Minister of Northern Ireland from 2007 to 2008. Northern Ireland politician 88 6
Derek Jameson Derek Jameson Derek Jameson was a British tabloid journalist and broadcaster. British journalist 82 8
Claude Chabrol Claude Chabrol Claude Henri Jean Chabrol was a French film director and a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. French film director 80 10
Jack Turner Jack Turner Jack Turner was an American racecar driver. He was nicknamed "Cactus Jack. American racing driver 84 16
Victor Wong Victor Wong Victor Gee Keung Wong was an American actor, artist, and journalist of Chinese descent. American actor 74 19
Jeremy Brett Jeremy Brett Peter Jeremy William Huggins , known professionally as Jeremy Brett, was an English actor. English actor 61 25
John Kerans John Kerans Commander John Simon Kerans DSO was an officer in the Royal Navy and later a Conservative Party politician. British politician 70 35
Inga Tidblad Inga Tidblad Inga Sofia Tidblad was a Swedish actress. She was one of the most praised actresses in Swedish theatre during her lifetime. Swedish actor 74 45
Fitz Hugh Ludlow Fitz Hugh Ludlow Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as Fitzhugh Ludlow , was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best known for his autobiographical book The Hasheesh Eater . Author and journalist 34 150