Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 10-Oct

Died on This Day (10-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Paul Polak Paul Polak Paul Polak was the co-founder and CEO of Windhorse International, a for-profit social venture with the mission of inspiring and leading a revolution in how companies design, price, market and distribute products to benefit the 2. American entrepreneur 88 1
Scott Carpenter Scott Carpenter Malcolm Scott Carpenter was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, astronaut, and aquanaut. NASA astronaut 88 7
Jagjit Singh Jagjit Singh Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman , popularly known as "The Ghazal King" or "King of Ghazals", was an Indian composer, singer and musician. Musician, Singer 70 9
Milton Obote Milton Obote Apollo Milton Obote was a Ugandan political leader who led Uganda to independence in 1962 from British colonial administration. Prime Minister of Uganda 80 15
Bruce Vento Bruce Vento Bruce Frank Vento was an American politician, a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 until his death in 2000, representing Minnesota's 4th congressional district. US Representative 60 20
Irene Mayer Selznick Irene Mayer Selznick Irene Gladys Selznick was an American socialite and theatrical producer. American theatre producer 83 30
Billie Thomas Billie Thomas William "Billie" Thomas Jr. was an American child actor best remembered for portraying the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang short films from 1934 until the series' end in 1944. Film actor 49 40
Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier was a French Radical-Socialist politician, and the Prime Minister of France at the outbreak of World War II. Prime Minister of France 86 50
Meri Te Tai Mangakahia Meri Te Tai Mangakahia Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia was a campaigner for women's suffrage in New Zealand, who inspired future generations of Māori women. New Zealand suffragist 52 100
Wilson Cary Nicholas Wilson Cary Nicholas Wilson Cary Nicholas was an American politician who served in the U. American politician 59 200
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Mary Midgley Mary Midgley Mary Beatrice Midgley was a British philosopher. A senior lecturer in philosophy at Newcastle University, she was known for her work on science, ethics and animal rights. British philosopher 99 2
Basil L. Plumley Basil L. Plumley Basil L. Plumley was a career soldier and airborne combat infantryman in the United States Army who rose to the rank of command sergeant major. United States Army soldier 92 8
Joan Sutherland Joan Sutherland Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano known for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s. Australian opera singer 83 10
Christopher Reeve Christopher Reeve Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, director, and activist, best known for playing the titular main character in the film Superman and its three sequels. American Superman actor 52 16
Robert Finch Robert Finch Robert Hutchinson Finch was a Republican politician from La Canada Flintridge, California. Republican politician 70 25
Orson Welles Orson Welles George Orson Welles was an American director, actor, screenwriter, and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. American director, actor, screenwriter 70 35
Gustav von Vaerst Gustav von Vaerst Gustav von Vaerst was a German general during World War II. German general 81 45
Karl Emil Scherz Karl Emil Scherz Karl Emil Scherz was a German architect and local historian of Blasewitz. German historian and academic 85 75
Mordecai Bartley Mordecai Bartley Mordecai Bartley was a Whig politician from northeastern Ohio. American politician 86 150
Antoine Coysevox Antoine Coysevox Charles Antoine Coysevox , was a French sculptor in the Baroque and Style Louis XIV, best known for his sculpture decorating the gardens and Palace of Versailles and his portrait busts. French artist 80 300