Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-Oct

Died on This Day (12-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Hevrin Khalaf Hevrin Khalaf Hevrin Khalaf was a Kurdish-Syrian politician and civil engineer. Kurdish-Syrian politician 34 1
Dylan Rieder Dylan Joseph Rieder was an American professional skateboarder, artist, and model. American professional skateboarder and model 28 4
Hans Wilhelm Longva Hans Wilhelm Longva Hans Wilhelm Longva was a Norwegian diplomat. He took the cand. Norwegian diplomat 71 7
Pierre Lelong Pierre Lelong Pierre Lelong was a French mathematician who introduced the Poincaré–Lelong equation, the Lelong number and the concept of plurisubharmonic functions. French mathematician 99 9
Hercules Renda Hercules Renda Hercules Gennaro Renda was an American football player and coach. American football player and coach 88 15
Willie Shoemaker Willie Shoemaker William Lee Shoemaker was an American jockey. For 29 years he held the world record for total professional jockey victories. American jockey 72 17
Quintin Hogg Quintin Hogg Quintin McGarel Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, KG, CH, PC, FRS , known as the 2nd Viscount Hailsham between 1950 and 1963, at which point he disclaimed his hereditary peerage, was a British barrister and Conservative Party politician who served as Lord Chancellor from 1970 to 1974 and again from 1979 to 1987. British judge 94 19
Leif Larsen Leif Larsen Leif Andreas Larsen DSO, DSC, CGM, DSM and Bar , popularly known as "Shetlands Larsen", was a highly decorated Norwegian sailor. Norwegian sailor 84 30
Hans Wight Hans Wight Hans Enoch Wight was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. Canadian politician 76 55
Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, towards the end of which he was appointed the overall commander of the Confederate States Army. US Confederate General 63 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Pik Botha Pik Botha Roelof Frederik "Pik" Botha, DMS was a South African politician who served as the country's foreign minister in the last years of the apartheid era, the longest-serving in South African history. South African politician 86 2
Joan Leslie Joan Leslie Joan Leslie was an American actress and vaudevillian, who during the Hollywood Golden Age, appeared in such films as High Sierra, Sergeant York, and Yankee Doodle Dandy. American actress, dancer and vaudevillian 90 5
John Call Cook John Call Cook John Call Cook was an American geophysicist who played a crucial role in establishing the field of ground-penetrating radar and is generally regarded as contributing the fundamental research to develop the field. Geophysicist 94 8
Belva Plain Belva Plain , née Offenberg, was a best-selling American author of mainstream fiction. American writer 95 10
Lawrence E. Roberts Lawrence E. Roberts Lawrence Edward Roberts Sr. was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. United States Air Force officer 81 16
Ray Conniff Ray Conniff Joseph Raymond Conniff was an American bandleader and arranger best known for his Ray Conniff Singers during the 1960s. Band leader 85 18
Justo Arosemena Lacayo Justo Arosemena Lacayo Justo Arosemena Lacayo was a Colombian sculptor born in Panama and based in the city of Medellin. Colombian artist 71 20
Johnny Olson Johnny Olson John Leonard Olson was an American radio personality and television announcer. Radio and television announcer 75 35
Ryu Gwansun Ryu Gwansun Yu Gwan-sun was a Korean independence activist organizer in what would come to be known as the March First Independence Movement against Imperial Japanese colonial rule of Korea in South Chungcheong. Korean independence activist organizer 17 100
Michael IX Palaiologos Michael IX Palaiologos Michael IX Palaiologos or Palaeologus , was Byzantine Emperor together with his father Andronikos II Palaiologos from 1294 until his death. Byzantine emperor 43 700