Famous Deaths for 26th February 2022

1864 – Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician (Prime Minister of the Province of Canada), dies at 56
1870 – Wyatt Outlaw, African American Town Councillor and Constable, leader of Union League in NC, lynched by the Ku Klux Klan at about 50
1871 – Sophia Hawthorne, American writer, painter and illustrator, dies at 61
1920 – Ludwig Rubiner, German poet and essayist, dies at 38
1968 – Eric Feldary, Hungarian actor (Hold Back the Dawn, 16 Fathoms Deep), dies of burns at 55
1973 – Mary Finney, American actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68
1993 – Constance Ford, American model and actress (Burden Hunt, Another World), dies from cancer at 69
2003 – Christian Goethals, Belgian racing driver, dies at 74
2016 – Howard Quilling, American classical composer (From Quiet Beginnings), and educator, dies at 80
2019 – (Clifford) “Andy” Anderson, British session and touring drummer (Steve Hillage; The Cure, 1983-84), dies of cancer at 68

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