Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 23-Oct

Died on This Day (23-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Tony Hoagland Tony Hoagland Anthony Dey Hoagland was an American poet. His poetry collection, What Narcissism Means to Me , was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. American poet 64 2
Jimmy Perry Jimmy Perry James Perry, OBE was an English script writer and actor. English actor and scriptwriter 93 4
Bhau Kalchuri Bhau Kalchuri Bhau Kalchuri , born Vir Singh Kalchuri, was an Indian author, poet, trust administrator, and one of Meher Baba's mandali . Author 86 7
Herbert A. Hauptman Herbert A. Hauptman Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician and Nobel laureate. American mathematician 94 9
Reginald R. Myers Reginald R. Myers Colonel Reginald Rodney Myers was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor for his heroism in Korea as a major — for fearlessly leading 250 United Nations troops to victory over 4,000 of the enemy in November 1950 during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient 85 15
Mei-Ling Soong Mei-Ling Soong Soong Mei-ling , also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek. Chinese First Lady 106 17
Yokozuna (wrestler) Yokozuna (wrestler) Agatupu Rodney Anoaʻi was an American professional wrestler. American wrestler 34 20
P. K. Kelkar P. K. Kelkar Purushottam Kashinath Kelkar was an Indian scientist who is best remembered for being the founding director of the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, which was established in 1959. Indian academic 81 30
Auguste Trémont Auguste Trémont Auguste Nicolas Trémont was a Luxembourger painter, sculptor, and medallist. Luxembourg artist 87 40
Barry O Barry O'Moore Herbert Yost was an American actor who in a career that spanned nearly half a century performed predominantly on stage in stock companies and in numerous Broadway productions. American stage and screen actor 65 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Walter Lassally Walter Lassally Walter Lassally was a German-born British cinematographer. British-Greek cinematographer 90 3
Alvin Stardust Alvin Stardust Bernard William Jewry , known professionally as Shane Fenton and later as Alvin Stardust, was an English rock singer and stage actor. English rock singer and stage actor 72 6
Sunil Gangopadhyay Sunil Gangopadhyay Sunil Gangopadhyay or Sunil Ganguly was an Indian poet, historian and novelist in the Bengali language based in the city of Kolkata. Indian Bengali language writer 78 8
Tom Winslow Tom Winslow Thomas Griffin Winslow was a prominent American folk singer and writer, best known as a "disciple" of Reverend Gary Davis and a former member of Pete Seeger's band. American musician 69 10
Robert Merrill Robert Merrill Robert Merrill was an American operatic baritone and actor, who was also active in the musical theatre circuit. American opera singer 85 16
Adolph Green Adolph Green Adolph Green was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved film musicals, particularly as part of Arthur Freed's production unit at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, during the genre's heyday. American musician 87 18
Harold McCarter Taylor Harold McCarter Taylor Harold McCarter Taylor, CBE, TD was a New Zealand-born British mathematician, theoretical physicist and academic administrator, but is best known as a historian of architecture and the author, with his first wife Joan Taylor, née Sills, of the three volumes of Anglo-Saxon Architecture, published between 1965 and 1978. British mathematician 88 25
Merle Watson Merle Watson Eddy Merle Watson was an American folk and bluegrass guitarist. North Carolina bluegrass and folk musician 36 35
Sherry Robertson Sherry Robertson Sherrard Alexander Robertson was a Canadian-American utility player, front office executive, and coach in Major League Baseball . Canadian baseball player 51 50
Anton Weichselbaum Anton Weichselbaum Anton Weichselbaum was an Austrian pathologist and bacteriologist born near the town of Langenlois. Austrian bacteriologist 75 100