Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Oct

Died on This Day (24-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Hip Hop Pantsula Hip Hop Pantsula Jabulani Tsambo , better known by his stage name Hip Hop Pantsula, later shortened to HHP, was a South African Motswako rapper who performed in several languages, mostly in Setswana. South African rapper 38 2
Bobby Vee Bobby Vee Robert Thomas Velline , known professionally as Bobby Vee, was an American singer who was a teen idol in the early 1960s and also appeared in films. American pop singer 73 4
Anthony Caro Anthony Caro Sir Anthony Alfred Caro OM CBE was an English abstract sculptor whose work is characterised by assemblages of metal using 'found' industrial objects. British artist 89 7
John McCarthy John McCarthy John McCarthy was an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist. American computer scientist 84 9
Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. US civil rights campaigner 92 15
Bob Bailey Bob Bailey Robert Allan "Bashin' Bob" Bailey was a Canadian ice hockey right winger. Canadian ice hockey player 72 17
Little Mack Simmons Little Mack Simmons Malcolm "Little Mack" Simmons was an American Chicago blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter. African American, Chicago blues harmonica player 67 20
Arnold von Roon Arnold von Roon The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military of the Third Reich during World War II. German paratrooper and Knight's Cross recipient 76 30
Andy Oyler Andy Oyler Andrew Paul Oyler was a Major League Baseball third baseman. American baseball player 90 50
Charles Van Wyck Charles Van Wyck Charles Henry Van Wyck was a Representative from New York, a Senator from Nebraska, and a Union Army brigadier general in the American Civil War. Union Army officer 71 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Fats Domino Fats Domino Antoine Dominique Domino Jr. , known as Fats Domino, was an American pianist, singer and songwriter. American pianist 89 3
Kirsty Howard Kirsty Howard Kirsty Ellen Howard was an English children's hospice advocate known for her fundraising efforts for Francis House Children's Hospice in Didsbury, Manchester. British charity worker 20 5
Anita Björk Anita Björk Anita Björk was a Swedish actress. She was born in Tällberg, Dalarna and attended the Royal Dramatic Training Academy from 1942 to 1945. Swedish actress 89 8
Claudio Carosino Claudio Carosino Claudio Carosino, MD was an Italian general practitioner and family physician, tutor and mentor engaged in rural medicine. Italian physician 59 10
James Aloysius Hickey James Aloysius Hickey James Aloysius Hickey was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Catholic cardinal 84 16
Jose Antonio Rodriguez Vega Jose Antonio Rodriguez Vega José Antonio Rodríguez Vega , nicknamed El Mataviejas , was a Spanish serial killer who raped and killed at least 16 elderly women, ranging in age from 61 to 93 years old, in and around Santander, Cantabria, between August 1987 and April 1988. Serial killer 44 18
Émile Jonassaint Émile Jonassaint Émile Jonassaint was a Haitian Supreme Court Justice and politician, who served as President of the Constituent Assembly during the 1987 Constitution and President of Haiti for five months. President of Haiti 82 25
László Bíró László Bíró László József Bíró , Hispanicized as Ladislao José Biro, was a Hungarian-Argentine inventor who patented the first commercially successful modern ballpoint pen. Hungarian inventor 86 35
Vidkun Quisling Vidkun Quisling Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonssøn Quisling was a Norwegian military officer, politician and Nazi collaborator who nominally headed the government of Norway during the country's occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II. Norwegian military officer 58 75
Anthony Mary Claret Anthony Mary Claret Anthony Mary Claret, CMF was a Spanish Catholic archbishop and missionary, and was confessor of Isabella II of Spain. Catholic bishop 62 150