1732=1782 Charles Lee, British and U.S. general died in Philadelphia
1722-1803 Samuel Adams, US revolutionary- one of the Founding Fathers Of The United States- Boston Massacre-Tea Party-Second Cousin to President John Adams
1780-1842 William Ellery Channing, cleric/writer and Unitarian preacher
1864-1919 Ernest Halliwell, cricketer-Wisden Cricketers of the year 1905
1896-1944 Rudolf Schmundt was a German general who was a casualty of the plan to kill Dictator Adolph Hitler.
He moved a bomb that unwittingly saved Hitler’s life. Discrepancy could have died on October 1 or 2.
1878-1947 Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician, philosopher and Christian
1880-1958 Marie Stopes, birth control pioneer
1859-1962 Boris Y. Bukreev, Russian mathematician-interested in the history of mathematics
1891-1967 Albertina Rasch, ballerina/choreographer
1924-1985 George Savalas, actor (Kojak), was a navy gunner-his older brother was Telly Savalas
1925-1985 Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies of AIDS-Romantic lead man-controversial homosexual life-married to hide his gay lifestyle.
1916-1985 Sidney Clute, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)
1909-1983 Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus) modernized the circus
1909-1994 Harriet Nelson, actress (Ozzie & Harriet), dies of heart failure
1907-1998 Gene Autry, American singer, actor and entrepreneur-The Singing Cowboy
This series famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 29 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click here to check out Faye’s writing.