Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 26-Oct

Died on This Day (26-Oct)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Robert Evans Robert Evans Robert Evans was an American film producer, studio executive, and actor, best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather, and Chinatown. American film producer 89 1
Ron Davies Ron Davies Ron Davies, OBE was a Welsh photographer. British photographer 91 7
Dave Cole Dave Cole David Bruce Cole was an American professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball for six seasons, between 1950 and 1955. American baseball player 81 9
Bobby Ávila Bobby Ávila Roberto Francisco Ávila González , known as "Beto" in Mexico and as "Bobby" in the United States, was a Mexican professional baseball second baseman. Mexican baseball second baseman 80 16
Jacques Massu Jacques Massu Jacques Émile Massu was a French general who fought in World War II, the First Indochina War, the Algerian War and the Suez crisis. French general 94 18
Laila Kinnunen Laila Kinnunen Laura “Laila” Annikki Kinnunen was a Finnish singer. Finnish singer 60 20
William S. Paley William S. Paley William Samuel Paley was an American businessman, primarily involved in the media, and best known as the chief executive who built the Columbia Broadcasting System from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States of America. Television executive 89 30
Marcelo Caetano Marcelo Caetano Marcello José das Neves Alves Caetano was a Portuguese politician and scholar. Portuguese politician 74 40
Marcel Minnaert Marcel Minnaert Marcel Gilles Jozef Minnaert was a Dutch astronomer of Belgian origin. Belgian astronomer 77 50
Paul Pelliot Paul Pelliot Paul Eugène Pelliot was a French Sinologist and Orientalist best known for his explorations of Central Asia and his discovery of many important Chinese texts among the Dunhuang manuscripts. French sinologist 67 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Oscar Taveras Oscar Taveras Oscar Francisco Taveras was a Dominican–Canadian professional baseball outfielder who played one season for the St. Dominican-Canadian baseball outfielder 22 6
Björn Sieber Björn Sieber Björn Sieber was an Austrian alpine skier. Sieber won two medals at the world junior championships, a silver in giant slalom in 2009, and bronze in super-G in 2008. Austrian alpine skier 23 8
Ana María Romero de Campero Ana María Romero de Campero Ana María Romero de Campero was a Bolivian journalist, writer, activist and influential public figure in her country. President of the Senate of Bolivia 69 10
Hans-Joachim Jabs Hans-Joachim Jabs Hans-Joachim Jabs was an officer in the German Luftwaffe during World War II. German flying ace 85 17
Abdul Haq Abdul Haq Abdul Haq was an Afghan mujahideen commander who fought against the Soviet-backed People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, the de facto Afghan government in the 1980s. Afghan leader 43 19
Georgia Neese Clark Georgia Neese Clark Georgia Neese Clark Gray was the first woman Treasurer of the United States, serving from 1949 to 1953. American actress and banker 97 25
Bob Scheffing Bob Scheffing Robert Boden Scheffing was an American professional baseball player, coach, manager and front-office executive. American baseball player and coach 72 35
John J. Rooney John J. Rooney John James Rooney was a Democratic politician from New York. American politician 71 45
Grant M. Hudson Grant M. Hudson Grant Martin Hudson was a politician from the U.S. American politician 87 65
Alexander Watson Alexander Watson Alexander Watson , also known as Alec Watson, was a Scottish first-class cricketer who played for Lancashire. English cricketer 75 100