Died On September 22nd

Discover the most famous people who died on September 22. The list includes people like Yogi Berra, Guru Nanak, Shaka, George C. Scott, Nathan Hale. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, actors, spiritual & religious leaders and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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Yogi Berra
(One of the Greatest Catchers in Baseball History)
Yogi Berra
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2015
Baseball catcher Yogi Berra is remembered for his long-running association with the MLB team New York Yankees. The 18-time All Star had won 10 World Series championships, too. He also won the American League MVP thrice. He was famous for his malapropisms such as “It ain't over 'til it's over.”
 2 
George C. Scott
(Actor, Director, and Producer Known for His Film ‘Anatomy of a Murder’)
George C. Scott
15
Birthdate: October 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wise, Virginia, United States
Died: 1999
George C. Scott won the Academy Award for the film Patton but also became the first actor to reject the award, as he believed no two actors or performances could be compared. Fans also loved him for his roles in A Christmas Carol, Dr. Strangelove, and Anatomy of a Murder.
 3 
Shaka
(Zulu Emperor)
Shaka
15
Birthdate: 1787 AD
Birthplace: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Died: 1828

Widely regarded as one of the most influential and important monarchs of the Zulu Kingdom, Shaka reigned as the king of the Zulu Kingdom from 1816 to 1828. Through a series of influential and wide-reaching reforms, Shaka was able to re-organize the Zulu military into a formidable force. His life and work inspired the 1986 South African TV series, Shaka Zulu.

 4 
Nathan Hale
(American Soldier, Patriot, and Spy for the Continental Army During the American Revolutionary War)
Nathan Hale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1755
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coventry, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1776

Nathan Hale was an American soldier, Patriot, and spy who worked for the Continental Army. He played an important role during the American Revolutionary War, volunteering for an intelligence-gathering mission. Nathan Hale was captured and executed by the British in 1776. Hale is regarded as an American hero for his important contribution during the American Revolutionary War. 

 5 
Irving Berlin
(American Composer and Lyricist)
Irving Berlin
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tyumen, Russian Empire
Died: 1989

Irving Berlin was a composer and lyricist. He made tremendous contributions to the Great American Songbook and is widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He had an extensive career spanning six decades, during which he composed an estimated 1,500 songs. He received the Lawrence Langner Tony Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 6 
Anne Lister
(English Diarist)
Anne Lister
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1791
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Died: 1840

Apart from being a traveler and a mountaineer, Anne Lister was also known as the world’s "first modern lesbian". Nicknamed Gentleman Jack for her androgynous fashion, which almost always included the color black, she penned diaries that contained many secret codes that were deciphered much after her death.

 7 
Marcel Marceau
(French Mime Artist and Actor)
Marcel Marceau
7
Birthdate: March 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 2007
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Marion Davies
(Actress and Producer Best Known for Her Films: ‘When Knighthood Was in Flower’ and ‘Little Old New York’)
Marion Davies
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Birthdate: January 3, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1961

Marion Davies was an American actress, screenwriter, producer, and philanthropist. During the mid-1920s, Davies was Hollywood's number one female box office star due to the popularity of her films Little Old New York and When Knighthood Was in Flower. Since her death, Davies has been portrayed in several films by different actresses, including Kirsten Dunst, Virginia Madsen, and Amanda Seyfried.

 9 
Selim I
(ottoman Sultan)
Selim I
15
Birthdate: October 10, 1470
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amasya, Ottoman Empire, Turkey
Died: 1520

Selim I reigned as the ninth Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. Although his reign lasted only eight years, Selim I is credited for the vast expansion of the Ottoman Empire; his conquest of the entire Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt is widely regarded as his best achievement. A hardworking ruler, Selim was one of the most respected emperors of the Empire.

 10 
Edward Albert
6
Birthdate: February 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2006
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Birthplace: Salamanca
Died: 1554

While Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado set out to find the mythical Seven Golden Cities of Cíbola, he discovered natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon and the Colorado river instead. His later exploration of Kansas, too, yielded nothing but sightings of the Natives who lived there.

 12 
Dorothy Lamour
(American Actress Known for Her Role in the 'Road To...' Movies)
Dorothy Lamour
4
Birthdate: December 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1996

Dorothy Lamour was an American singer and actress best remembered for her performance in the Road to... films, a series of seven successful comedy films. She is also remembered for her work in radio. Dorothy Lamour's contribution to the motion picture and radio industry earned her a couple of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 13 
Dan Rowan
(Comedians)
Dan Rowan
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Birthdate: July 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beggs, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 1987
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Gordon Jump
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Harald Quandt
(Industrialist, the son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Rietschel)
Harald Quandt
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: 1967

Harald Quandt was a German industrialist who ran the industrial empire which he inherited from his father Günther Quandt. The family continues to own a stake in the popular luxury car manufacturer BMW. The family's previously unknown association with Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime was made public in 2007 by the award-winning documentary movie, The Silence of the Quandts.

 16 
Eddie Fisher
(Former singer and actor who released seventeen top ten singles in the 1950s, including)
Eddie Fisher
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Isaac Stern
(American violinist)
Isaac Stern
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Krzemieniec, Ukraine
Died: 2001
 18 
Snorri Sturluson
(Historian, Poet, and Politician)
Snorri Sturluson
0
Birthdate: 1179 AD
Birthplace: Dalasýsla, Iceland
Died: 1241
 19 
Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom
(Princess)
Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 8, 1768
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: 1840
 20 
Roger Michell
(Director Best Known for "Notting Hill" and "Venus")
Roger Michell
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Died: 2021
 21 
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
(Former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team)
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bhopal, India
Died: 2011

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was an Indian cricket player. Entrusted with the responsibility of captaining the Indian cricket team, at the age of 21, Pataudi went on to become one of the greatest Indian cricket captains of all time. Also known for his fielding abilities, he was described by many as the best fielder in the world during his playing career.

 22 
Harry Warren
(Composer)
Harry Warren
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1981
 23 
Abul A'la Maududi
(Philosopher)
Abul A'la Maududi
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aurangabad, India
Died: 1979

Islamic scholar and philosopher Abul A'la Maududi was born into an elite Aurangabad family. He grew up to be fundamentalist who believed Islam should be free of Western influences and launched the Jamaʿat-i Islami. Though an important figure in Pakistani politics, he was also imprisoned for a while for opposing the government.

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Frederick Soddy
(Radiochemist)
Frederick Soddy
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastbourne
Died: 1956
 25 
David H. Hubel
(Canadian American Neurophysiologist Who Won 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology)
David H. Hubel
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: 2013

David H. Hubel was a Canadian American neurophysiologist best remembered for his studies of the function and structure of the visual cortex. In 1981, he received the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Over the course of his career, David H. Hubel also won several other awards, including the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize. 

 26 
Howard Austen
(Businesspeople, Casting director)
Howard Austen
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2003
 27 
Sayat-Nova
(Poet)
Sayat-Nova
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 14, 1712
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1795
 28 
Guru Nanak Dev Ji
(Founder of Sikhism)
Guru Nanak Dev Ji
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Birthdate: April 15, 1469
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nankana Sahib, Pakistan
Died: 1539

Guru Nanak was the founder of one of the most popular monotheistic religions of the Indian subcontinent, Sikhism. Widely regarded as the first of the ten Sikh Gurus, Nanak contributed 974 hymns to the religion's sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Nanak is worshipped by Sikhs around the world and his birth is celebrated as Guru Nanak Gurpurab.

 29 
Prince Adalbert of Prussia
(Prince)
Prince Adalbert of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1948
 30 
Alice Hamilton
(Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher, Physician)
Alice Hamilton
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 27, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Wayne
Died: 1970
 31 
Dogen
(Writer)
Dogen
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1200
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1253
 32 
Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Writer)
Mary Roberts Rinehart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (now Pittsburgh), United States
Died: 1958
 33 
Sam Wood
(Director)
Sam Wood
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1949
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Yehuda Amichai
(Israeli Poet and Author)
Yehuda Amichai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: 2000

One of Israel’s most significant poets, Yehuda Amichai was born to Jewish parents in Germany and later moved to Jerusalem, where he fought for the British Army during World War II. His works, such as Now and in Other Days, carry themes of war, Jewish history, and the philosophy of life.

 35 
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
(The 1st President of Finland)
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Suomussalmi, Finland
Died: 1952

Finland’s 1st president, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg was one of the first politicians to introduce republicanism in Finland. A lawyer and judge, he initially taught law and economics at the University of Helsinki. The National Progressive Party member is also remembered as one of the main figures behind the Finnish constitution.

 36 
John Bartram
(One of the World's Greatest Natural Botanists)
John Bartram
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1699
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1777

John Bartram was an Anglo-American colonial botanist, explorer, and horticulturist. Regarded by some as one of the world's greatest natural botanists, Bartram is credited with starting one of America's first botanic gardens in 1728. The botanic garden, which is now referred to as Bartram's Garden, is a National Historic Landmark. 

 37 
Alain-Fournier
(Best remembered for his classic 1913 novel Le Grand Meaulnes)
Alain-Fournier
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chapelle-d'Angillon, France
Died: 1914
 38 
Jackie Burroughs
(Actress)
Jackie Burroughs
0
Birthdate: February 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancashire,England
Died: 2010
 39 
Oliver St. John Gogarty
(Irish Poet, Surgeon and Footballer)
Oliver St. John Gogarty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Parnell Square West, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1957
 40 
Henry, 3rd earl of Lancaster
(Nobleman)
Henry, 3rd earl of Lancaster
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1281 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1345
 41 
Giovanni Bragolin
(Painter)
Giovanni Bragolin
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Birthdate: November 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1981
 42 
Otto Robert Frisch
(Physicist, Nuclear scientist, University teacher)
Otto Robert Frisch
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1979

The son of a painter father and a pianist mother, Otto Robert Frisch surprisingly developed an interest in physics. Along with his physicist aunt Lise Meitner, he described and named the process of nuclear fission. He was part of the Manhattan Project and was also a Fellow of The Royal Society.

 43 
Johann Heinrich von Thünen
(German Economist Known for His Theory of The Isolated State)
Johann Heinrich von Thünen
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Birthdate: June 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wangerland, Germany
Died: 1850

Johann Heinrich von Thünen was a German economist best remembered for his two-volume treatise The Isolated State. An influential and important 19th-century economist, Thünen is also credited with popularizing Location theory, which has become an important part of regional science, economic geography, and spatial economics.

 44 
Ivan Vazov
(Bulgarian Novelist, Poet and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'Under the Yoke')
Ivan Vazov
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sopot, Bulgaria
Died: 1921

Ivan Vazov was a Bulgarian novelist, poet, and playwright. Considered the patriarch of Bulgarian literature, Vazov is best remembered for his 1888 novel Under the Yoke, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. Ivan Vazov is credited with writing the first Bulgarian fantasy poem and the first Bulgarian science fiction story.

 45 
Kim Jong-suk
(Revolutionary)
Kim Jong-suk
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoeryŏng, North Korea
Died: 1949
 46 
Frederick Townsend Ward
(Sailor)
Frederick Townsend Ward
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1862
 47 
Louise of Savoy
(Noblemen)
Louise of Savoy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 11, 1476
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pont d’Ain, France
Died: 1531
 48 
James Miller
(Skydiver, Parachutist)
James Miller
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
Died: 2002
 49 
Leonard Feather
(Jazz Pianist)
Leonard Feather
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1994
 50 
Othmar Ammann
(Swiss-American Civil Engineer)
Othmar Ammann
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Died: 1965

Swiss-American engineer Othmar Herman Ammann is best remembered for designing long suspension bridges, such as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the George Washington Bridge. He also owned a firm in New York and had a long stint with the Port of New York Authority. He also designed part of the Lincoln Center.