Died On October 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 12. The list includes people like Matthew Shepard, John Denver, Robert E. Lee, Wilt Chamberlain, Anatole France. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, military leaders, soldiers and nurses and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain
21 August 1936, American
Basketball Player

Matthew ShepardMatthew Shepard
01 December 1976, American
Gay Hate Murder Victim

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807, American
Confederate General in the American Civil War

Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
14 October 1920, American
Painter & Journalist

Maximilian II, Holy Roman EmperorMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
31 July 1527, Hungarian
Holy Roman Emperor
Anatole FranceAnatole France
16 April 1844, French
Writer

Alf LandonAlf Landon
09 September 1887, American
Governor of Kansas

Paul Hermann MüllerPaul Hermann Müller
12 January 1899, Swiss
Chemist

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
19 November 1919, Italian
Film Director
Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett
10 January 1898, American
Scientist

Léo MajorLéo Major
23 January 1921, Canadian
Soldier
Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
27 February 1958, American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute

Dennis RitchieDennis Ritchie
09 September 1941, American
Computer scientist, Programmer, Writer

Joan KrocJoan Kroc
27 August 1928, American
 
Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
05 September 1964, American
Actor

Edith CavellEdith Cavell
04 December 1865, British
Nurse
Tom MixTom Mix
06 January 1880, American
Actor

Inejiro AsanumaInejiro Asanuma
27 December 1898, Japanese
Politician

Gene VincentGene Vincent
11 February 1935, American
Musician
Roger B. TaneyRoger B. Taney
17 March 1777, American
Former Chief Justice of the United States

Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
19 March 1883, American
Basketball coach, Military personnel
Ram Manohar LohiaRam Manohar Lohia
23 March 1910, Indian
Politician

Sonja HenieSonja Henie
08 April 1912, Norwegian
Actor, Figure skater

HiroshigeHiroshige
1797 AD, Japanese
painter

Dylan RiederDylan Rieder
26 May 1988, American
Skateboarder
Dean AchesonDean Acheson
11 April 1893, American
Former United States Secretary of State
Piero della FrancescaPiero della Francesca
1415 AD, Italian
Mathematician

Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
22 May 1910, American
Actor, Radio personality

Elizabeth FryElizabeth Fry
21 May 1780, British
Nurse

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803, British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician
Max WertheimerMax Wertheimer
15 April 1880, American
Psychologist, University teacher

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Peter AufschnaiterPeter Aufschnaiter
02 November 1899, Nepalese
Explorer, Cartographer, Geographer, Rock climber

Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
11 August 1974, French
Free-diver, Marine biologist

Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
09 May 1877, British
Banker, Entomologist

Frederick IV of DenmarkFrederick IV of Denmark
11 October 1671, Danish
King
Bill ShoemakerBill Shoemaker
19 August 1931, American
Jockey

Günther BlumentrittGünther Blumentritt
10 February 1892, German
Soldier
Margaret E. KnightMargaret E. Knight
14 February 1838, American
Inventor, Entrepreneur

ChallengerChallenger
1959 AD, Bangladeshi
Bangladeshi television actor

Pope Honorius IPope Honorius I
Italian
 
Adam of BremenAdam of Bremen
1074 AD, German
chronicler

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
20 December 1838, British
Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher,
Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
12 October 1876, Russian
 

Pope John IVPope John IV
Italian
Pope

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
18 May 1852, American
Photographer

Jean RibaultJean Ribault
1520 AD, French
explorer

Michael IX PalaiologosMichael IX Palaiologos
17 April 1277, Turkish
 
Oscar HijuelosOscar Hijuelos
24 August 1951, American
novelist, writer

Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIan Standish Monteith Hamilton
16 January 1853, British
Military personnel

Josiah Gilbert HollandJosiah Gilbert Holland
24 July 1819, American
Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer, Journalist

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
16 October 1930, Pakistani
Poet
Utagawa HiroshigeUtagawa Hiroshige
1797 AD, Japanese
artist

Břetislav PojarBřetislav Pojar
07 October 1923, Czech
Film director, Animator, Educationist
John GarciaJohn Garcia
12 June 1917, American
psychologist

Arkady StrugatskyArkady Strugatsky
28 August 1925, Russian
Author

Fahri KoruturkFahri Koruturk
03 August 1903, Turkish
Former President of Turkey
Ricky Wilson (American Musician)Ricky Wilson (American Musician)
19 March 1953, American