Friday, 9 April 2010

Death Report ...

125,624 People

Natural disasters in 1964

  • Good Friday Earthquake

People who died on January 12 (various years)

  • 2007 - Alice Coltrane, American jazz musician
  • 2005 - Edmund S. Valtman, Estonian-born cartoonist
  • 2005 - Amrish Puri, Indian actor
  • 2005 - Alessia di Matteo, first survivor of eight transplants in one operation
  • 2004 - Randy VanWarmer, American singer and songwriter
  • 2004 - Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician
  • 2003 - Maurice Gibb, British singer, songwriter, and musician (Bee Gees)
  • 2003 - Leopoldo Galtieri, dictator of Argentina
  • 2003 - Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese director
  • 2003 - Dean Amadon, American ornithologist
  • 2002 - Cyrus Vance, 57th U.S. Secretary of State
  • 2002 - Stanley Unwin, South African comedian
  • 2001 - Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer
  • 2001 - William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman
  • 2001 - Affirmed, American racehorse
  • 2000 - Bobby Phills, American basketball player
  • 2000 - Marc Davis, American animator
  • 1999 - Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1999 - Betty Lou Gerson, American voice actress
  • 1997 - Jean-Edern Hallier, French author
  • 1997 - Charles B. Huggins, Canadian-born cancer researcher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • 1996 - Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician
  • 1990 - Laurence J. Peter, Canadian-born educator et writer
  • 1983 - Nikolai Podgorny, President of the USSR
  • 1977 - Henri-Georges Clouzot, French film director and screenwriter
  • 1976 - Agatha Christie, English writer
  • 1965 - Lorraine Hansberry, American writer
  • 1962 - Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian writer and feminist
  • 1960 - Nevil Shute, English writer
  • 1956 - Norman Kerry, American actor
  • 1944 - Lance C. Wade, American pilot
  • 1943 - Jan Campert, Dutch journalist and writer
  • 1940 - Edward Smith, English soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • 1909 - Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician
  • 1899 - Hiram Walker, American distiller
  • 1856 - Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language,
  • 1834 - William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • 1817 - Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit
  • 1781 - Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate
  • 1777 - Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle)
  • 1759 - Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
  • 1735 - John Eccles, English composer
  • 1732 - John Horsley, British archaeologist
  • 1705 - Luca Giordano, Italian artist
  • 1700 - Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint
  • 1674 - Giacomo Carissimi, Italian composer
  • 1665 - Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician and lawyer
  • 1583 - Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alva, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands
  • 1519 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
  • 1321 - Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France

11 comments:

Sans said...

Mine was 126,867 people died world wide. I beat you, Debbie! Mwahhahaaha

cockerina said...

WOWW!! Now I look at my birthday ...
ah ah!!
Caterina

cockerina said...

I saw my ... You've killed more people than me .. ha ha!
in return, I have caused storms of snow and ice .. BRRRRRRR!!!
kisses, Caterina

Lize said...

MORBID Debbie! But so fascinating! I'm off to check out some morbid news on mine...

Lize said...

Can you believe my astonishment when my verification word turned out to be 'diedg'.

What a coincidence.

Kathi said...

You are too funny! Who else would want to know this information?! Not me! LOL

The Old Maid said...

130.368 uhhhhh kind of scary....;)

nikkinikkinikki72 said...

Oooh im beating everyone for my birthday. Loads more died on mine... really morbid, lol.

Michelle's Mad World said...

Oh goodness, yes VERY morbid! lol My number was 127,424!I didn't know a peep mentioned on my list either!

Michelle xxx

Karin F. said...

aren't you just the little ray of sunshine! LOL

Karin F. said...

aren't you just the little ray of sunshine! LOL

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