Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Nov

Died on This Day (17-Nov)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Tuka Rocha Christiano "Tuka" Chiaradia Alcoba Rocha was a Brazilian race car driver. Brazilian race car driver 36 1
Steve Truglia Steve Truglia was a stunt coordinator, stunt performer and action unit director in the UK. Stuntman and soldier 54 4
Bal Thackeray Bal Thackeray 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. Indian politician 86 8
Alexander Ragulin Alexander Ragulin Alexander Pavlovich "Rags" Ragulin was a Russian ice hockey player. Russian ice hockey player 63 16
Abba Eban Abba Eban 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 87 18
Louis Néel Louis Néel Louis Eugène Félix Néel was a French physicist born in Lyon. French physicist 95 20
Herbert B. Maw Herbert B. Maw Herbert Brown Maw was an American politician and the eighth Governor of Utah. Governor of Utah 97 30
Detlev Bronk Detlev Bronk Detlev Wulf Bronk was a prominent American scientist, educator, and administrator. American scientist and educator 78 45
William Wedgwood Benn William Wedgwood Benn William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate, was a British Liberal politician who later joined the Labour Party. British MP 83 60
Manolo (sculptor) Manolo (sculptor) Manuel Martinez Hugué, better known simply as Manolo , was a Catalan Spanish sculptor in the noucentisme movement. Catalan sculptor 73 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Salvatore Riina Salvatore Riina 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 87 3
Doris Lessing Doris Lessing Doris May Lessing was a British-Zimbabwean novelist. British-Zimbabwean novelist 94 7
José de Aquino Pereira José de Aquino Pereira José de Aquino Pereira was a Brazilian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Catholic bishop 91 9
Arthur Conley Arthur Conley 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". Soul singer 57 17
Harrison A. Williams Harrison A. Williams Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams Jr. was an American politician and lawyer. United States Senator 81 19
Alan Hull Alan Hull James Alan Hull was an English singer-songwriter and founding member of the Tyneside folk rock band Lindisfarne. British singer 50 25
Lon Nol Lon Nol 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 72 35
Andrejs Upīts Andrejs Upīts Andrejs Upīts was a Latvian teacher, poet, short story writer and Communist polemicist. Latvian writer 92 50
James P. Johnson James P. Johnson James Price Johnson was an American pianist and composer. American pianist and composer 61 65
Alexander Hogg Alexander Hogg Alexander Wilson Hogg was a member of parliament for Masterton, in the North Island of New Zealand. New Zealand politician 79 100