Died On October 20th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 20. The list includes people like Muammar Gaddafi, Herbert Hoover, Burt Lancaster, Eugene V. Debs, Paul Dirac. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, actors and diplomats and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Japan & Libya and many more countries.

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
American
31st U.S. President
Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi
Libyan
Former Prime Minister of Libya

Burt LancasterBurt Lancaster
American
Actor

Diana ChurchillDiana Churchill
British
Winston Churchill's Daughter

Eugene V. DebsEugene V. Debs
American
Union Leader

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor
Paul DiracPaul Dirac
British
Physicist

Anne SullivanAnne Sullivan
American
American Teacher, Instructor

Richard Francis BurtonRichard Francis Burton
British
Translator

Anthony QuayleAnthony Quayle
British
Actor
Cassie GainesCassie Gaines
American
Singer

Oscar de la RentaOscar de la Renta
American
Fashion Designer

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician

Max BruchMax Bruch
German
Composer and Conductor

Gary PlaucheGary Plauche
American
Murderer
Arthur HendersonArthur Henderson
British
Politician

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
American
Economist

Carl Ferdinand CoriCarl Ferdinand Cori
Czech, American
Biochemist

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician
Ronnie Van ZantRonnie Van Zant
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer,

Jack ElamJack Elam
American
Actor
Joel McCreaJoel McCrea
American
Actor

Ari UpAri Up
German, British
Musician

Jane WyattJane Wyatt
American
actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor
Steve GainesSteve Gaines
American
Musician

Ali ibn HussaynAli ibn Hussayn
Saudi Arabian
Imam
Bob GuccioneBob Guccione
American
Photographer, Film producer, Screenwriter

Moatassem-Billah GaddafiMoatassem-Billah Gaddafi
Libyan
 

Noel HarrisonNoel Harrison
British
Actor
Cory WellsCory Wells
American
Singer

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Junko TabeiJunko Tabei
Japanese
Explorer, Mountaineer
Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician

Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician

Sergei BondarchukSergei Bondarchuk
Ukrainian, Russian
Director

Farooq LeghariFarooq Leghari
Pakistani
Diplomat, Politician
Shigeru YoshidaShigeru Yoshida
Japanese
Former Prime Minister
Paul RavenPaul Raven
British
bassist, guitarist

Don JamesDon James
American
American college football coach

Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
American
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer

Shlomo CarlebachShlomo Carlebach
German
 
Adolphus GreelyAdolphus Greely
American
Army Officer

Jack LynchJack Lynch
Irish
Politician

Shirley HornShirley Horn
American
Musician

Korczak ZiolkowskiKorczak Ziolkowski
American
Designer

Werner KraussWerner Krauss
German
Actor
Harlow ShapleyHarlow Shapley
American
Astronomer

Valeriano WeylerValeriano Weyler
Spanish
General
Luis A. FerreLuis A. Ferre
Puerto Rican
Engineer

Ted LewisTed Lewis
British
Boxer

Lea VergineLea Vergine
Italian
Art historian
James IredellJames Iredell
British, American
Associate Justice

Aelia EudociaAelia Eudocia
Greek
Empress
José Batlle y OrdóñezJosé Batlle y Ordóñez
Uruguayan
Politician

Michael MeacherMichael Meacher
British
Politician

Jack ReddishJack Reddish
American
Alpine skier

Philip SchaffPhilip Schaff
Swiss, American
Church historian, Translator, Theologian,

Henry X, Duke of BavariaHenry X, Duke of Bavaria
German
Duke of Bavaria
James Anthony FroudeJames Anthony Froude
British
Historian

Bianca CapelloBianca Capello
Italian
Venetian noble

Dariusz GnatowskiDariusz Gnatowski
Polish
Actor

Lawrence Dale BellLawrence Dale Bell
American
Industrialist
Bogdan Jozef WojtusBogdan Jozef Wojtus
Polish
Catholic priest

Gunnar AsplundGunnar Asplund
Swedish
Architect
Willi BesmanoffWilli Besmanoff
German
Boxer

Michael William BalfeMichael William Balfe
Irish
Irish Composer

Norman ChandlerNorman Chandler
American
Publisher
Pope Urban IIIPope Urban III
Italian
Pope

Michael Ivanovich RostovtzeffMichael Ivanovich Rostovtzeff
Russian
Archaeologist
Jacques CopeauJacques Copeau
French
Theatre director

João de BarrosJoão de Barros
Portuguese
Historian

Anthony HechtAnthony Hecht
American
Poet, Writer
Jean de NoaillesJean de Noailles
French
General and Chemist

Sister EmmanuelleSister Emmanuelle
Belgian, French
Human Rights Worker
Thomas Mott OsborneThomas Mott Osborne
American
Political Figure

Musō SosekiMusō Soseki
Japanese
politician, poet

Jacopo della QuerciaJacopo della Quercia
Italian
Sculptor

Huang Yong PingHuang Yong Ping
Chinese, French
Artist
Sheila ScottSheila Scott
British
Aviator
Anne de JoyeuseAnne de Joyeuse
French
Noble

Alfred B. MullettAlfred B. Mullett
British, American
Architect

Lynda Lee-PotterLynda Lee-Potter
British
Journalist

René BurriRené Burri
Swiss
Photographer
Alexander BallAlexander Ball
British
Admiral

Archibald Campbell JordanArchibald Campbell Jordan
South African
Novelist

Alexander Alexeyevich GorskyAlexander Alexeyevich Gorsky
Russian
Choreographer

Henry BarklyHenry Barkly
British
Politician

Cornelis Floris de VriendtCornelis Floris de Vriendt
Belgian
Sculptor
Ursula LingenUrsula Lingen
German
Actress

Christopher StoneChristopher Stone
American
Actor
Yves ThériaultYves Thériault
Canadian
Author

Jan van KrimpenJan van Krimpen
Dutch
Graphic Designer
Barent FabritiusBarent Fabritius
Dutch
Painter
Ambrose TraversariAmbrose Traversari
Italian
Monk