Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 20-Oct

Died on This Day (20-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Thomas D Thomas D'Alesandro III Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro III was an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th mayor of Baltimore from 1967 to 1971. Mayor of Baltimore 90 1
Federico Luppi Federico Luppi Federico Luppi was an Argentine-Spanish film, TV, radio and theatre actor. Argentine actor 81 3
Michael Meacher Michael Meacher Michael Hugh Meacher was a British politician who served as a government minister under Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Tony Blair. British academic and Labour Party politician 75 5
Joginder Singh Joginder Singh Sardar Joginder Singh Bhachu was a successful endurance rally driver in the 1960s and 1970s. Kenyan rally driver 81 7
Muammar Gaddafi Muammar Gaddafi Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist. Libyan Leader 69 9
Shirley Horn Shirley Horn Shirley Valerie Horn was an American jazz singer and pianist. American jazz musician 71 15
Jenny Kastein Jenny Kastein Jeannette "Jenny" Hermine Kastein was a Dutch breaststroke swimmer. Dutch swimmer 87 20
Joel McCrea Joel McCrea Joel Albert McCrea was an American actor whose career spanned a wide variety of genres over almost five decades, including comedy, drama, romance, thrillers, adventures, and Westerns, for which he became best known. American actor 84 30
Colin Watson Colin Watson Colin Campbell Watson was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League. Australian rules footballer and coach 70 50
Lewis W. Ross Lewis W. Ross Lewis Winans Ross was an Illinois attorney, merchant, and U. American politician 82 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jon McMurray Jon James , born Jonathon James McMurray, was a professional freeskier, musician, stunt artist and film maker. Professional stunt artist 34 2
Junko Tabei Junko Tabei Junko Tabei was a Japanese mountaineer, author and a teacher. Japanese mountaineer 77 4
Christophe de Margerie Christophe de Margerie Christophe de Margerie was a French businessman. He served as the chairman and chief executive officer of French oil corporation Total S. French businessman 63 6
Paul Kurtz Paul Kurtz Paul Kurtz was an American scientific skeptic and secular humanist. American professor of philosophy 86 8
Bob Guccione Bob Guccione Robert Charles Joseph Edward Sabatini Guccione was an American photographer and publisher. Penthouse founder 79 10
Anthony Hecht Anthony Hecht Anthony Evan Hecht was an American poet. His work combined a deep interest in form with a passionate desire to confront the horrors of 20th century history, with the Second World War, in which he fought, and the Holocaust being recurrent themes in his work. American poet 81 16
Riccardo Carapellese Riccardo Carapellese Riccardo Carapellese was an Italian football manager and player who played as a striker. Italian footballer 73 25
Robert C. Macon Robert C. Macon Major General Robert Chauncey Macon was a senior United States Army officer who commanded the 7th Infantry Regiment and the 83rd Infantry Division during World War II in Western Europe and later served as military attaché in Moscow. United States general 90 40
Alfred Partikel Alfred Partikel Alfred Partikel was a German painter. German artist 57 75
Michael William Balfe Michael William Balfe Michael William Balfe was an Irish composer, best remembered for his operas, especially The Bohemian Girl. Irish composer 62 150