Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Oct

Died on This Day (17-Oct)

Person Description Age Anniversary
Ara Güler Ara Güler is an Armenian-Turkish photojournalist, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul" or "the Photographer of Istanbul". 90 1
Howard Kendall Howard Kendall was an English footballer and manager. 69 4
Mack Cleveland Mack Norman Cleveland, Jr. , was an attorney from Sanford in Seminole County, Florida, who served as a Democrat in both houses of the Florida State Legislature between 1953 and 1965. 86 9
Ray Boone Raymond Otis Boone was an American Major League Baseball player. 81 15
Jay Livingston Jay Livingston was an American composer best known as half of a songwriting duo with Ray Evans that specialized in songs composed for films. 86 18
Nicholas Metropolis Nicholas Constantine Metropolis was a Greek-American physicist. 84 20
Helge Jansson Helge Alexander Jansson was a Swedish athlete. He competed at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics and finished in seventh and sixth place in the decathlon, respectively; in 1924 he was also sixth in the high jump with a result of 1. 85 30
Johannes Krahn Johannes Krahn was a German architect and an academic teacher. 66 45
Anton Hafner Anton "Toni" Hafner was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II and a fighter ace credited with 204 enemy aircraft shot down in 795 combat missions. 26 75
Warren Carman Private Warren Carman was an English soldier who fought in the American Civil War. 49 125
Person Description Age Anniversary
Gord Downie Gordon Edgar Downie was a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, musician, writer and activist. 53 2
Milt Drewer Milton L. Drewer Jr. was an American football coach and college athletic administrator. 89 7
Carla Boni Carla Boni , was an Italian singer. 84 10
Charlie Justice Charles Ronald "Choo-Choo" Justice . American football halfback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. 79 16
Harry Cooper Henry Edward "Harry" Cooper was an English-American PGA Tour golfer of the 1920s and 1930s. 96 19
Joe Paparella Joseph James Paparella was a professional baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1946 to 1965. 85 25
Hubert Schmundt Hubert Schmundt was a German admiral during World War II. 96 35
Carson Bigbee Carson Lee "Skeeter" Bigbee was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 69 55
Harry Brodribb Irving Harry Brodribb Irving , was a British stage actor and actor-manager; the eldest son of Sir Henry Irving and his wife Florence , and father of designer Laurence Irving and actress Elizabeth Irving. 49 100
Jerónimo Girón-Moctezuma Jerónimo Morejón Girón-Moctezuma, 3rd Marquis de las Amarillas, born 7 June 1741 at Málaga and died 17 October 1819 at Seville, became a general officer in the army of the Kingdom of Spain and commanded division-sized combat units during the War of the Pyrenees in 1793 and 1794. 78 200