Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 17-Nov
Died on This Day (17-Nov)
Christiano "Tuka" Chiaradia Alcoba Rocha was a Brazilian race car driver.
Brazilian race car driver
Steve Truglia was a stunt coordinator, stunt performer and action unit director in the UK.
Stuntman and soldier
Bal Keshav Thackeray , lovingly addressed as "Balasaheb", was an Indian politician who founded the Shiv Sena, a right-wing pro-Marathi and Hindu nationalist party active mainly in the state of Maharashtra.
Alexander Pavlovich "Rags" Ragulin was a Russian ice hockey player.
Russian ice hockey player
Abba Solomon Meir Eban ; Hebrew: אבא אבן [ˈaba ˈeven]; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician, and a scholar of the Arabic and Hebrew languages.
Israeli politician and statesman
Louis Eugène Félix Néel was a French physicist born in Lyon.
Herbert B. Maw
Herbert Brown Maw was an American politician and the eighth Governor of Utah.
Governor of Utah
Detlev Wulf Bronk was a prominent American scientist, educator, and administrator.
American scientist and educator
William Wedgwood Benn
William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate, was a British Liberal politician who later joined the Labour Party.
Manuel Martinez Hugué, better known simply as Manolo , was a Catalan Spanish sculptor in the noucentisme movement.
Salvatore Riina riˈiːna]; 16 November 1930 – 17 November 2017), called Totò 'u Curtu , was an Italian mobster and chief of the Sicilian Mafia, known for a ruthless murder campaign that reached a peak in the early 1990s with the assassinations of Antimafia Commission prosecutors Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, resulting in widespread public outcry and a major crackdown by the authorities.
Italian mobster and chief of the Sicilian Mafia
Doris May Lessing was a British-Zimbabwean novelist.
José de Aquino Pereira
José de Aquino Pereira was a Brazilian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Arthur Lee Conley , also known in later years as Lee Roberts, was an American soul singer, best known for the 1967 hit "Sweet Soul Music".
Harrison A. Williams
Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams Jr. was an American politician and lawyer.
United States Senator
James Alan Hull was an English singer-songwriter and founding member of the Tyneside folk rock band Lindisfarne.
Marshal Lon Nol was a Cambodian politician and general who served as Prime Minister of Cambodia twice , as well as serving repeatedly as defence minister and provincial governor.
Prime Minister of Cambodia
Andrejs Upīts was a Latvian teacher, poet, short story writer and Communist polemicist.
James P. Johnson
James Price Johnson was an American pianist and composer.
American pianist and composer
Alexander Wilson Hogg was a member of parliament for Masterton, in the North Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand politician