Wednesday, 23 June 2010

June 23 - Deaths

June 23rd Details:
June 23rd Deaths:
79 – Vespasian - Roman Emperor (b. 9)
1018 – Henry I - Margrave of Austria (birth year unknown)
1222 – Princess Constance of Aragon - wife of King Ladislaus III of Hungary & later of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II (b. c. 1179)
1555 – Pedro Mascarenhas - Portuguese explorer (b. 1470)
1582 – Shimizu Muneharu - Japanese military leader (b. 1537)
1615 – Mashita Nagamori - Japanese warlord (b. 1545)
1677 – Wilhelm Ludwig - Duke of Württemberg (b. 1647)
1686 – William Coventry - English statesman (b. c. 1628)
1707 – John Mill - English theologian (b. c. 1645)
1733 – Johann Jakob Scheuchzer - Swiss scholar (b. 1672)
1770 – Mark Akenside - English poet & physician (b. 1721)
1775 – Karl Ludwig - Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer & writer (b. 1692)
1779 – Ras Mikael Sehul - warlord of Ethiopia (b. c. 1691)
1806 – Mathurin Jacques Brisson - French naturalist (b. 1723)
1811 – Nicolau Tolentino de Almeida - Portuguese poet & satirist (b. 1740)
1832 – James Hall - Scottish geologist (b. 1761)
1836 – James Mill - Scottish philosopher & historian, (b. 1773)
1856 – Ivan Kireevsky - Russian literary critic & philosopher (b. 1806)
1891 – Wilhelm Eduard Weber - German physicist (b. 1804)
1893 – Sir Theophilus Shepstone - British-born South African statesman (b. 1817)
1926 – Viktor Vasnetsov - Russian painter (b. 1848)
1956 – Reinhold Glière - Russian composer (b. 1875)
1959 – Boris Vian - French writer & musician (b. 1920)
1969 – Volmari Iso-Hollo - Finnish athlete (b. 1907)
1970 – Roscoe Turner - American aviator & racer (b. 1895)
1980 – Clyfford Still - American painter (b. 1904)
1980 – Varahagiri Venkata Giri - President of India (b. 1894)
1980 – Sanjay Gandhi - Indian politician, son of Indira Gandhi (b. 1946)
1981 – Zarah Leander - Swedish actress & singer (b. 1907)
1982 – Vincent Chin - Chinese-born American hate crime victim (b. 1955)
1989 – Werner Best - German jurist & Nazi party leader (b. 1903)
1992 – Eric Andolsek - American football player (b. 1966)
1995 – Jonas Salk - American biologist & physician (b. 1914)
1995 – Anatoly Tarasov - Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
1996 – Andreas Papandreou - Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
1997 – Betty Shabazz - American educator & civil rights activist, wife of Malcolm X (b. 1936)
1998 – Maureen O'Sullivan - Irish actress (b. 1911)
1999 – Buster Merryfield - British actor (b. 1920)
2000 – Peter Dubovský - Slovak football player (b. 1972)
2001 – Yvonne Dionne - one of the Canadian Dionne quintuplets (b. 1934)
2002 – Pedro 'El Rockero' Alcazar - Panamanian boxer (b. 1975)
2003 – Maynard Jackson - American politician, the first African-American Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (b. 1938)
2005 – Shana Alexander - American journalist (b. 1926)
2005 – Manolis Anagnostakis - Greek poet (b. 1925)
2006 – Aaron Spelling - American television producer (b. 1923)
2006 – Luke Graham - American wrestler (b. 1940)
2006 – Harriet - Galápagos tortoise (b. c. 1830)
2007 – Rod Beck - American baseball player (b. 1968)
2008 – Arthur Chung - President of Guyana (b. 1918)
2009 – Ed McMahon - American television personality (b. 1923)

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