Famous Deaths for 11th February 2024

1503 – Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England and wife of King Henry VII, dies of a post-partum infection on her 37th birthday
1911 – Albert Salomon Anselm von Rothschild, Austrian banker and member of the Rothschild banking family of Austria, dies at 66
1952 – Charles Scribner III, American book publisher, dies at 62
1976 – Alexander Lippisch, German scientist and pioneer of aerodynamics, dies at 81
1977 – Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian leader and 5th President of India (1974-77), dies of a heart attack at 72
1991 – Robert W. Holley, American biochemist who worked with RNA (Nobel Prize 1968), dies at 71
1994 – Neil Bonnett, American race car driver, dies at 47
1996 – Kebby Musokotwane, prime minister of Zambia in (1985-89), dies
2015 – Jerry Tarkanian, American collegiate basketball coach, 1961-2002 (California State, UNLV, Fresno State; career record: 784–202), dies at 84
2017 – Harvey Lichtenstein, American head of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, dies at 87

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