Famous Deaths for 30th October 2021

1667 – Johann Jakob Wolleb, a Swiss organist , theologian and composer, dies in the plague at 54
1823 – Edmund Cartwright, English inventor (power loom), dies at 80
1901 – U Benson, British lt-col (Magers’ fountain), killed in battle
1956 – Pío Baroja y Nessi, Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), dies at 83
1967 – Charles Trowbridge, Mexican-American actor (Fatal Hour), dies at 85
1968 – Conrad Richter, American writer (Light in the Forest), dies at 78
1982 – Angelo Ephrikian, Armenian-Italian composer, dies at 69
1993 – Paul Grégoire, French Canadian Archbishop of Montreal, dies at 82
2015 – Mel Daniels, American professional basketball player (Hall of Fame 2012), dies at 71
2019 – Don Fraser, American boxing promoter (LA venues; colourful wardrobe and offbeat PR gimmicks), dies at 92

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