Died On October 6th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 6. The list includes people like Bette Davis, Anwar Sadat, William Tyndale, Charles Stewart Parnell, Elizabeth Bishop. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, philosophers and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Eddie Van Halen
(Guitarist and Keyboardist of the Rock Band Van Halen)
Eddie Van Halen
42
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 2020
 2 
Bette Davis
(American Actress Who was Known for Playing Unsympathetic, Sardonic Characters)
Bette Davis
21
Birthdate: April 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Alfred Lord Tennyson
(19th Century English Poet Who was the Poet Laureate During Much of Queen Victoria's Reign)
Alfred Lord Tennyson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 6, 1809
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died: 1892
 4 
Ginger Baker
(Former Drummer known for co-founder and occasional vocalist of the rock band Cream)
Ginger Baker
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lewisham, South London, England
Died: 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 5 
Anwar Sadat
(Former President of Egypt)
Anwar Sadat
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mit Abu al-Kum
Died: 1981
 6 
Denholm Elliott
4
Birthdate: May 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Diane Cilento
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Tom Jones)
Diane Cilento
6
Birthdate: April 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mooloolaba, Australia
Died: 2011
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Timothy Treadwell
(Environmentalist)
Timothy Treadwell
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
William Tyndale
(Theologian)
William Tyndale
3
Birthdate: 1494 AD
Birthplace: North Nibley
Died: 1536
 10 
Danny Greene
(American Mobster)
Danny Greene
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1977
 11 
Richard Farnsworth
7
Birthdate: September 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Will Keith Kellogg
(Founder of the Kellogg Company)
Will Keith Kellogg
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 7, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Battle Creek
Died: 1951
 13 
Elizabeth Bishop
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1979
 14 
Ralphie May
(Comedian)
Ralphie May
11
Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Walter Hagen
(Golfer)
Walter Hagen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: 1969
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Montserrat Caballé
(Spanish Operatic Soprano Known for Her Pure and Powerful Vocals With Exquisite Pianissimo)
Montserrat Caballé
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 2018
 17 
Gorilla Monsoon
(Professional wrestler)
Gorilla Monsoon
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: RochesterRochester, New York, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 18 
Guru Har Rai
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Har Rai
4
Birthdate: January 16, 1630
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiratpur, Punjab, India
Died: 1661
 19 
Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor
(9th-century king of West Francia (843–877))
Charles the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birthdate: June 13, 0823
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: 0877
 20 
Nelson Riddle
(conductor, bandleader, composer, musician)
Nelson Riddle
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oradell, New Jersey
Died: 1985
 21 
Connie Hawkins
(Basketball Player)
Connie Hawkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Died: 2017
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 22 
Charles Stewart Parnell
(Leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party (1882 - 1891))
Charles Stewart Parnell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 27, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avondale House, Rathdrum, Ireland
Died: 1891
 23 
Buck O'Neil
(Baseball player and manager)
Buck O'Neil
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carrabelle, Florida, United States
Died: 2006
 24 
Tod Browning
(American Film Director, Actor and Screenwriter)
Tod Browning
1
Birthdate: July 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1962
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Marian Hall Seldes
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2014
 26 
V. K. Krishna Menon
(Indian Politician)
V. K. Krishna Menon
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kozhikode, Kerala
Died: 1974
 27 
Elisabeth of France
0
Birthdate: November 22, 1602
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: 1644
 28 
Helmuth Koinigg
(Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson)
Helmuth Koinigg
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: 1974
 29 
Samuil of Bulgaria
(Former Tsar of Bulgaria)
Samuil of Bulgaria
0
Birthdate: 0958 AD
Birthplace: Prilep, Macedonia (FYROM)
Died: 1014
 30 
George du Maurier
(Writer, Illustrator)
George du Maurier
0
Birthdate: March 6, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1896
 31 
Johnny Vander Meer
(Baseball player)
Johnny Vander Meer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prospect Park, New Jersey
Died: 1997
 32 
Amália Rodrigues
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1999
 33 
Ford Madox Brown
0
Birthdate: April 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calais
Died: 1893
 34 
Ferdinand von Richthofen
(German Geographer and Scientist Known for Coining the Terms ‘Silk Road’ or ‘Silk Route')
Ferdinand von Richthofen
1
Birthdate: May 5, 1833
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pokój, Poland
Died: 1905
 35 
Ricardo Palma
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: 1919
 36 
Bruno of Cologne
(Monk and Founder of the 'Carthusian' Order)
Bruno of Cologne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1030 AD
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: 1101
 37 
Vera Mukhina
(Russian Painter and Sculptor)
Vera Mukhina
0
Birthdate: July 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: 1953
 38 
Martha Rendell
(Criminal)
Martha Rendell
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 10, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Australia
Died: 1909
 39 
Chadli Bendjedid
(3rd President of Algeria (1979 - 1992))
Chadli Bendjedid
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zeitouna, Annaba, Algeria
Died: 2012
 40 
Yukio Ozaki
(Former Japanese Minister of Justice (1914 - 1916))
Yukio Ozaki
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matano, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: 1954
 41 
Charles E. Merrill
(Philanthropist)
Charles E. Merrill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 19, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
Died: 1956
Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia
0
Birthdate: May 24, 1751
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: 1819
 43 
Otto Fritz Meyerhof
(Physician and Biochemist)
Otto Fritz Meyerhof
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: 1951
 44 
Al-Mansur
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Mansur
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0714 AD
Birthplace: Humeima
Died: 0775
 45 
Billy Joe Royal
(Musician, Singer, Film actor, Songwriter)
Billy Joe Royal
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Valdosta
Died: 2015
 46 
Igor Talkov
(Singer-Songwriter and Film Actor Known for His Popular Songs ‘Clean Ponds’ and ‘Summer Rain’)
Igor Talkov
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tula Oblast, Russia
Died: 1991
 47 
Joan II of Navarre
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1312
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charenton-le-Pont, France
Died: 1349
 48 
Gilbert Ryle
(Philosopher)
Gilbert Ryle
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton
Died: 1976
 49 
Nadia Nerina
(Dancer)
Nadia Nerina
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 21, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: 2008
 50 
Ray Bumatai
(Actor, Singer)
Ray Bumatai
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Offenbach, Germany
Died: 2005