Famous Deaths for 5th October 2018

1056 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1017)
1867 – Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer, dies at 67
1871 – Alexander Afanasyev, Russian ethnographer and folklorist, dies at 45
1940 – Ballington Booth, English Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America
1960 – Alfred L. Kroeber, American anthropologist and author (Anthropologist looks at History), dies at 84
1981 – Gloria Grahame, American actress (Crossfire, Sudden Fear, Rich Man Poor Man), dies of peritonitis and breast cancer at 55
1985 – Brian Keenan, American rock drummer (The Chamber Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 42
1995 – Fred Fehl, photographer, dies at 89
2000 – Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), dies at 65
2015 – Henning Mankell, Swedish playwright and author (Wallander novels), dies of cancer at 67

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