Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 16-Sep

Died on This Day (16-Sep)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Sander Vanocur Sander Vanocur Sander "Sandy" Vanocur was an American television journalist who focused on U. American television journalist 91 1
Edward Albee Edward Albee Edward Franklin Albee III was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story , The Sandbox , Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , A Delicate Balance , and Three Tall Women . American playwright 88 4
Friedrich Zimmermann Friedrich Zimmermann Friedrich Zimmermann was a German politician and a member of the Christian Social Union . Federal Minister of Transport 87 8
George N. Parks George N. Parks George N. Parks was the director of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band at University of Massachusetts Amherst from 1977 until 2010. American conductor 57 10
Sheb Wooley Sheb Wooley Shelby Fredrick "Sheb" Wooley was an American singer, songwriter, actor and comedian. American actor-singer 82 17
Samuel Z. Arkoff Samuel Z. Arkoff Samuel Zachary Arkoff was an American producer of B movies. American producer of B movies 83 19
Rudolf Wild Rudolf Wild Rudolf Wild was a German entrepreneur, and the founder of WILD, a producer of natural ingredients for food products and beverages. German businessman 91 25
Jean Piaget Jean Piaget Jean William Fritz Piaget was a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development. Swiss philosopher 84 40
David Young Cameron David Young Cameron Sir David Young Cameron RA was a Scottish painter and, with greater success, etcher, mostly of townscapes and landscapes in both cases. British artist 80 75
Alphonse Balat Alphonse Balat Alphonse Hubert François Balat was a Belgian architect. Belgian architect 77 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Kevin Beattie Kevin Beattie Thomas Kevin Beattie was an English footballer. Born into poverty, he played at both professional and international levels, mostly as a centre-half. English footballer 64 2
Chin Peng Chin Peng Chin Peng , born Ong Boon Hua, was a Malayan communist politician, anti-fascist activist and long-time leader of the Malayan Communist Party and the Malayan National Liberation Army . Malaysian politician 88 7
Brian Burnett Brian Burnett Air Chief Marshal Sir Brian Kenyon Burnett, GCB, DFC, AFC, ADC was a senior Royal Air Force officer who became Air Secretary and served as the last Commander-in-Chief of Far East Command. Royal Air Force air marshals 98 9
Gordon Gould Gordon Gould Gordon Gould was an American physicist who is sometimes credited with the invention of the laser and the optical amplifier. American inventor 85 15
James Gregory James Gregory James Gregory was an American character actor known for his deep, gravelly voice and playing brash roles such as Schaffer in Al Capone , the McCarthy-like Sen. American character actor 90 18
Ioan Alexandru Ioan Alexandru Ioan Alexandru was a Romanian poet, essayist and politician. Romanian poet 58 20
Art Scholl Art Scholl Arthur Everett Scholl was an American aerobatic pilot, aerial cameraman, flight instructor and educator based in Riverside, Southern California. American acrobatic pilot 53 35
Jack Thomas Counter Jack Thomas Counter Jack Thomas Counter VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 71 50
Dan Andersson Dan Andersson Dan Andersson was a Swedish author, poet, and composer. Swedish author, poet and composer 32 100
William Penn William Penn Sir William Penn was an English admiral and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1670. Royal Navy admiral 49 350