Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Oct

Died on This Day (08-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Francis S. Currey Francis S. Currey Francis Sherman Currey was a United States Army technical sergeant and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. US Medal of Honor recipient 94 1
Grady Tate Grady Tate Grady Tate was an American jazz and soul-jazz drummer and baritone vocalist. American drummer 85 3
Hugh Scully Michael Hugh Scully was an English journalist, radio and television presenter. British television presenter 72 5
John Tchicai John Tchicai John Martin Tchicai was a Danish free jazz saxophonist and composer. Danish musician 76 8
Karl Prantl Karl Prantl Karl Prantl was an Austrian sculptor. Sculptor 86 10
Nel Zwier Nel Zwier Petronella Veronica Maria "Nel" Zwier was a Dutch high jumper. Track and field athlete 65 19
William H. Harrison William H. Harrison William Henry Harrison III was an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives and in the state legislatures of Indiana and Wyoming. Wyoming politician 94 30
Thomas B. Costain Thomas B. Costain Thomas Bertram Costain was a Canadian-American journalist who became a best-selling author of historical novels at the age of 57. Canadian writer 80 55
Felix Salten Felix Salten Felix Salten was an Austro-Hungarian author and literary critic in Vienna. Austrian writer 76 75
William Mahone William Mahone William Mahone was an American civil engineer, railroad executive, Confederate States Army general, and Virginia politician. Confederate Army general 68 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
George Taliaferro George Taliaferro George Taliaferro was a professional American football player who was the first African American drafted by a National Football League team. American footballer 91 2
Maximiliano Giusti Maximiliano Jorge Giusti was an Argentine football centre forward. Argentine football centre forward 25 4
Andy Pafko Andy Pafko Andrew Pafko was an American professional baseball player. American baseball player 92 7
Mikey Welsh Mikey Welsh Michael Edward Welsh was an American artist and musician who played bass for several bands, including the rock band Weezer. American musician and painter 40 9
Jacques Derrida Jacques Derrida Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher. Philosopher 74 16
Erich Brost Erich Brost Erich Brost was a German journalist and publisher. German journalist and publisher 91 25
John Wesley Snyder John Wesley Snyder John Wesley Snyder was an American businessman and senior federal government official. United States Secretary of the Treasury 90 35
Henry Lamb Henry Lamb Henry Taylor Lamb MC RA was an Australian-born British painter. British artist 77 60
John Olin John Olin John Olin was an American professional wrestler. He was a one-time World Heavyweight Champion. American wrestler 34 100
Félix Duban Félix Duban Jacques Félix Duban was a French architect, the contemporary of Jacques Ignace Hittorff and Henri Labrouste. French architect 71 150