Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - October 23rd

930 - Daigo, Emperor of Japan (b. 885)

42 BC - Marcus Junius Brutus, Roman senator (b. 85 BC)

2005 - Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian first lady (b. 1945)

2005 - John Muth, American economist (b. 1930)

2004 - Robert Merrill, American baritone (b. 1919)

2003 - Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944)

2001 - Ronald William Kirby, British artist (b. 1928)

1998 - Barnett Slepian, American physician (b. 1946)

1990 - Louis Althusser, French philosopher (b. 1918)

1986 - Edward Adelbert Doisy, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1893)

1984 - James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (b. 1892)

1983 - Jessica Savitch, American journalist (b. 1947)

1978 - Maybelle Carter, American guitarist and musical innovator (b. 1909)

1950 - Al Jolson, American singer and actor (b. 1886)

1944 - Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)

1939 - Zane Grey, American author (b. 1872)

1921 - John Boyd Dunlop, Scottish inventor (b. 1840)

1915 - W. G. Grace, English cricketer (b. 1848)

1910 - Chulalongkorn, King of Thailand (b. 1853)

1872 - Theophile Gautier, French writer (b. 1811)

1774 - Michel Benoist, French Jesuit missionary and scientist (b. 1715)

1764 - Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc, Comte Dubois de la Motte, French naval officer (b. 1683)

1730 - Anne Oldfield, English actress (b. 1683)

1688 - Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, French philologist (b. 1610)

1616 - Leonhard Hutter, German theologian (b. 1563)

1581 - Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1529)

1550 - Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (b. 1480)

1456 - Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (b. 1386)



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