Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 25-Sep

Died on This Day (25-Sep)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Donald Nicholls Donald Nicholls Donald James Nicholls, Baron Nicholls of Birkenhead, PC was a British barrister who became a Law Lord . British peer 86 1
Liz Dawn Liz Dawn Sylvia Ann Ibbetson MBE , known professionally as Elizabeth Dawn or Liz Dawn, was an English actress, best known for her role as Vera Duckworth in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. English actress 77 3
Miron Babiak Miron Babiak Miron Babiak, , was a Polish sea captain, who is best known for commanding Prof. Polish sailor 81 7
Wangari Maathai Wangari Maathai Wangarĩ Muta Maathai was a Kenyan social, environmental and a political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Environmental activist 71 9
Marvin Davis Marvin Davis Marvin H. Davis was an American industrialist. He made his fortunes as the chair of Davis Petroleum and at one time owned 20th Century Fox, the Pebble Beach Corporation, the Beverly Hills Hotel, and the Aspen Skiing Company. Film mogul 79 16
R. S. Thomas R. S. Thomas Ronald Stuart Thomas , published as R. S. Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest noted for nationalism, spirituality and dislike of the anglicisation of Wales. Welsh poet 87 20
Vjekoslav Vrančić Vjekoslav Vrančić Vjekoslav Vrančić was a high-ranked Croatian Ustaše official who held different positions in the Independent State of Croatia during World War II in Yugoslavia. Croatian politician 86 30
John Bonham John Bonham John Henry Bonham was an English musician, best known as the drummer for the rock band Led Zeppelin. English drummer 32 40
Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque was a German-born novelist. His landmark novel All Quiet on the Western Front , based on his experience in the Imperial German Army during World War I, was an international bestseller which created a new literary genre, and was adapted into multiple films. German novelist 72 50
Alexei Polivanov Alexei Polivanov Alexei Andreyevich Polivanov was a Russian military figure, infantry general . Russian general 65 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Shoki Mokgapa Shoki Mokgapa was a South African actress. She was best known for her role as Rachel in the film Sink. South African actress 34 2
Arnold Palmer Arnold Palmer Arnold Daniel Palmer was an American professional golfer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's history. American golfer 87 4
Andy Williams Andy Williams Howard Andrew Williams was an American singer. He recorded 43 albums in his career, of which fifteen have been gold certified and three platinum certified. Singer, songwriter, record producer 84 8
Don Adams Don Adams Donald James Yarmy , known professionally as Don Adams, was an American actor. American actor, comedian and film director 82 15
George Plimpton George Plimpton George Ames Plimpton was an American writer. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found The Paris Review, as well as his patrician demeanor and accent. American journalist, writer, literary editor 76 17
Dorothy Dickson Dorothy Dickson Dorothy Dickson was an American-born, London-based theater actress and singer. American actress and singer 102 25
Herbert Greene Herbert Greene Herbert Greene was an American conductor, music director and vocal arranger prominent on the Broadway stage in New York City. American musical theatre composer 64 35
Bob Considine Bob Considine Robert Bernard Considine , was an American journalist, author, and commentator. American journalist 68 45
Smith Ely Jelliffe Smith Ely Jelliffe Smith Ely Jelliffe was an American neurologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst. American psychoanalyst 78 75
John Braithwaite John Braithwaite John Braithwaite, the younger FSA , was an English engineer who invented the first steam fire engine. British engineer 73 150