Famous People Who Died Today

Percy Grainger (1882-1961)

Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist [ Australian ]

John Dowland (1563-1626)

Singer, Lutenist and Composer [ British ]

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

American orator [ American ]

Walter Winchell (1897-1972)

Journalist, Radio Personality [ British ]

Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

Writer [ American ]

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741-1790)

Holy Roman Emperor [ Hungarian ]

Robert Peary (1856-1920)

Explorer [ American ]

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)

Journalist and Author [ American ]

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René Cassin (1887-1976)

French Jurist [ French ]

Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1906-1972)

Physicist [ American ]

Henri Moissan (1852-1907)

Chemist [ French ]

Chester W. Nimitz (1885-1966)

Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in World War II [ American ]

Sarah Kane (1971-1999)

Playwright, Writer [ British ]

Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916-1993)

Founder of Automobili Lamborghini [ Italian ]

Kathryn Kuhlman (1907-1976)

Evangelist [ American ]

P.G.T. Beauregard (1818-1893)

Army General [ American ]

Sandra Dee (1942-2005)

Film Actress [ American ]

Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893-1923)

Army leader [ Mongolian ]

Pope Martin V (1369-1431)

Pope [ Italian ]

Chester Nimitz (1885-1966)

Admiral [ American ]

John, King of Denmark (1455-1513)

King [ Danish ]

Dick York (1928-1992)

Actor [ American ]

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