Alexandros Papadiamantis 1851 A very influential writer of the 19th century who never married and was referred to as the ...
Barney Battles, Sr. 1875
Beatrice Straight 1914 Died in Los Angeles at age 86.
Bernard Edwards 1952 Bassist for the disco group Chic and producer for songs by Diana Ross, Rod Stewart and Sister ...
Bernie Mac 1957 He suffered from sarcoidosis, an inflammatory lung disease that produces tiny lumps of cells ...
Bert Lahr 1895 Died in New York City at age 72.
Billy Wilder 1906 Died at age 95 at his home in Beverly Hills.
Bob Hope 1903 Best remembered for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining ...
Brittany Murphy 1977 Died at age 32 when she was subsequently transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, after 911 ...
Bruce Paltrow 1943 The father of actress Gwyneth Paltrow, and husband of actress Blythe Danner, died from ...
Calamity Jane 1852 In accord with Jane's dying wishes, she was buried next to Wild Bill Hickok.
Carl Schlechter 1874 Drew a match for the world chess championship vs. Emanuel Lasker. Pneumonia was brought on by ...
Carlos Eugenio Restrepo 1867 President of Colombia from 1910 to 1914. He was born in Medell�n, Antioquia, he was a lawyer, ...
Charles Bronson 1921 Died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Charles Nelson Reilly 1931 Died at 76 in Beverly Hills, California.
Chris Candido 1972 Died while in surgery to drain his lungs.
Chris Wood 1969 Died at age 39 in Birmingham, England.
Christian Brando 1958 Died at the age of 49. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of the ...
Chuck Schuldiner 1967 Schuldiner was diagnosed with brain cancer and received a chemotherapy drug to help with his ...
Corey Haim 1971
Dick Curtis 1902
Donald Paige Frary 1893 Died at age 25 while attending the Paris Peace Conference, 1919.
Ferenc Puskás 1927 He scored a remarkable 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary and 514 goals in 529 ...
Frank Gorshin 1933 The show biz veteran best known as The Riddler to TV's Batman and as Bele on Star Trek also ...
Franz Liszt 1811 Died in Bayreuth aged 74 after contracting pneumonia during a festival held there in honour of ...
Fred Astaire 1899 Died at age 88 in Los Angeles, California. Interred at Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, CA ...
Freddie Mercury 1946 A little over 24 hours after issuing a statement to the press he died at his home in ...
George Allen 1952 Died at age 72. His death may have been indirectly caused by a Gatorade shower following a ...
George Peppard 1928 American actor
Geronimo 1829 He fought against Mexico and the United States and their expansion into Apache tribal lands ...
Guillaume Depardieu 1971 Died at age 37 from pneumonia contracted on set in Romania.
Harriet Tubman Slave who escaped to freedom
Herbert Chapman 1878 Died aged 55 after attending a football match in the rain whilst nursing a cold.
House Peters, Jr. 1916 Died in Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital at the age of 92.
Irving Thalberg 1899 Afflicted with a weak heart, he died at his home on Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica with ...
James Brown 1933 The Godfather of Soul, died at age 73 in Atlanta, Georgia, hospitalized the previous day with ...
J. M. Barrie 1860
Jean-Dominique Bauby 1952 Died at age 45. On December 8, 1995 at the age of 43, Bauby suffered a massive stroke. When he ...
Jeremy Beadle 1948 Died at the age of 59, leaving behind his partner Sue and two daughters. He was best known for ...
Jim Backus 1913 Played millionaire Thurston Howell, III on the TV show Gilligan's Island; died at St. John's ...
Jim Henson 1936 Creator of the Muppets and founder of The Jim Henson Company; died at age 53 in New York City.
Johann Strauss II 1825 Died at age 73 in Vienna.
John Martyn 1948 The British innovative and influential folk, rock, jazz musician died in Ireland of double ...
Josef Issels 1907 Holistic doctor who treated Bob Marley in Bavaria; died in California.
Jyoti Basu 1914 Died at age 96 in Kolkata, India.
Kim Mu-saeng 1943 Died Age 62
Lawrence Welk 1903 Died at his home in Santa Monica. Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA.
Leo Tolstoy 1828 Died at Astapovo Railway Station, during an attempt to satisfy his wanderlust.
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