Famous Deaths for 27th November 2021

1632 – John Eliot, English parliament leader, dies at 40
1680 – Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit priest and inventor (magic lantern), dies at 79
1852 – Ada Lovelace, English mathematician and writer and daughter of poet Lord Byron, considered the first computer programmer, dies of uterine cancer at 36
1955 – Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David, Pacific 231), dies of a heart attack at 63
1959 – GĂ©rard Philipe, French actor (Caligula, Devil in the Flesh), dies of cancer at 36
1968 – Hans Redlich, Austrian composer, dies at 65
1973 – Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 86
1987 – Babe [Floyd Caves] Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers’ slugger (.324 lifetime average), dies at 84
1995 – Simon Bailey, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, dies at 40
2007 – Sean Taylor, American NFL free safety (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; All Pro 2007; Washington Redskins), dies when shot by an armed intruder at 24

More Famous Deaths »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *