Famous Deaths for 21st November 2019

1813 – William Russell, English composer and organist, dies at 36
1900 – J. J. Ferris, Australian cricketer (48 wickets for Aust in 8 Tests in 1880’s), dies at 33
1907 – Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust’s early Tests), dies
1932 – Pietro Bonfante, Italian lawyer (Roman law) and historian, dies at 68
1941 – Henrietta Vinton Davis, African-American elocutionist, dramatist, impersonator and public speaker, dies at 81
1942 – J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African General and Prime Minister (1924-39), dies at 76
1976 – Niles Welch, American actor (Cornered), dies at 88
1990 – Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
1996 – Virginia Downing, actress (Gig, Butterfield 8), dies at 92
2010 – Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American visual artist and co-founder of DuSable Museum of African American History, dies at 95

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