Famous Deaths for 23rd October 2019

1753 – Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1913 – Edwin Klebs, German physician and bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), dies at 79
1928 – Fran├žois Victor Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies at 79
1939 – Zane Grey, American western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67
1983 – Tamara Shayne, Russian-American actress (Moma Yoelson-The Jolson Story), dies of a heart attack at 80
1990 – Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
1998 – Barnett Slepian, American physician (b. 1946)
2006 – Lebo Mathosa, South African entertainer (b. 1977)
2008 – Kevin Finnegan, British Middleweight Boxing Champion (b. 1948)
2011 – Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (250cc World Championship 2008), dies in a track accident at 24

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