13th April, on this day

837 Best view of Halley's Comet in 2000 years
989 Battle at Abydos Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas
1055 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstätt named Pope Victor II
1111 Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
1180 Republic day of Gelnhausen
1204 The Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople.
1241 Battle at Theiss Mongols beat Hungarian King Béla IV
1250 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1346 Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
1367 Battle at Nájera Spain Castilië and England beat Aragón and France
1517 Osmaanse army occupies Cairo
1556 Portuguese Marranos who revert back to Judaism burned by order of Pope
1598 Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots
1640 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
1668 John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate
1741 Dutch people protest bad quality of bread
1741 Britain's Royal Military Academy is established at Woolwich. It is now at Sandhurst
1742 George Frideric Händel's "Messiah" performed for 1st time (Dublin)
1759 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen
1796 1st elephant arrives in US from Bengal India
1796 Battle at Millesimo Italy Napoleon beats Austrians
1808 William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance
1829 English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics
1834 HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
1842 Lord Rosse successfully casts 72" (183-cm) mirror for a telescope
1849 Hungary becomes a republic.
1860 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento, CA
1861 After 34 hours of bombardment, Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederates
1863 Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled in New York is 1st orthopedic hospital
1865 Battle of Raleigh, NC
1868 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
1869 Steam power brake patented (George Westinghouse)
1870 Metropolitan Museum of Art forms in NYC
1873 Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish LA (60 blacks killed)
1882 Anti-Semitic League forms in Prussia
1883 Alfred Packer convicted of cannibalism
1902 JC Penney opens his 1st store in Kemmerer. WY
1904 Battle at Oviumbo Africa Herero's chase away German army
1906 Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos and Vasco da Gama
1912 Formation of the Royal Flying Corps (later incorporated into the RAF
1918 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital
1919 The infamous massacre at Amritsar in India when British troops open fire on unarmed civilians defying the restrictions against public gatherings
1921 Foundation of the Spanish Communist Workers' Party.
1924 Greek plebiscite for a republic
1928 1st trans atlantic flight Europe-US (Fitzmaurice-von Hünefeld-Köhl)
1933 1st flight over Mount Everest (Lord Clydesdale)
1934 4.7 million US families report receiving welfare payments
1934 US Congress passes Johnson Debt Default Act
1936 Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
1939 In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British.
1940 Cornelious Warmerdam becomes the 1st man to pole vault 15 feet, Berkeley CA
1940 2nd battle of Narvik-8 German destroyers, destroyed
1941 Heavy German assault on Tobruk
1941 Russian-Japan no-attack treaty goes into effect
1943 James Boarman, Fred Hunter, Harold Brest and Floyd G. Hamilton take part in an Alcatraz escape attempt.
1943 The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, DC, on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth.
1943 Catholic University Nijegen closes
1943 Nazi's discover mass grave of Polish officers near Katyn
1944 South Carolina rejects black suffrage
1944 Transport nr 71 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
1945 Allies occupy Wien (Vienna)
1945 Canadian army liberates Teuge and Assen, Netherlands from Nazi's
1945 US marines conquer Minna Shima off Okinawa
1945 German troops massacre more than 1000 political and military prisoners in Gardelegen Germany.
1948 75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus
1953 CIA director Allen Dulles launches the mind controle program MKULTRA.
1954 Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist
1957 Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in the US is temporarily halted
1959 Vanguard SLV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1959 Vatican edict forbids Roman Catholics from voting for communists
1959 USAF launches Discoverer II into polar orbit
1960 France becomes the 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara
1960 Transit 1B, 1st navigational satellite, placed in Earth orbit
1961 UN General Assembly condemns South Africa for apartheid
1964 New Zealand Colin Bosher shears a record 565 sheep in 1 work day
1964 In America, actor Sydney Poitier becomes the first black man to win an Oscar. - awarded Best Actor for 'The Lillies Of The Field'
1964 Ian D Smith becomes premier of Rhodesia
1965 Beatles record "Help"
1966 Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s
1970 Apollo 13 announces "Houston, we've got a problem!" as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon
1970 Greek composer Mikis Theordorakis is freed
1972 The Universal Postal Union decides to recognize the People's Republic of China as the only legitimate Chinese representative, effectively expelling the Republic of China administering Taiwan.
1974 Western Union (in cooperation with NASA and Hughes Aircraft) launches the USA's first commercial geosynchronous communications satellite, Westar 1.
1975 Chad military coup by General Odingar
1975 Christian Falange kills 27 Palestinians, begins Lebanese civil war
1979 Longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours
1979 Christian Turks occupy St Jansbasiliek
1979 Yusuf Lule becomes premier of Uganda
1980 "Grease" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 3,388 performances
1980 "TASS" denounced US boycott of the Moscow Summer Olympics
1980 Just four days after his 23rd birthday, Spanish golfer Severiano Ballesteros becomes the youngest ever winner of the US Masters tournament
1981 Washington Post's Janet Cooke wins Pulitzer Prize for "Jimmy's World" (later admits story was a hoax and returns prize)
1983 Undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault
1983 Harold Washington elected 1st black mayor of Chicago
1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41C)-Challenger 5-returns to Earth
1985 Ramiz Alia succeeds Enver Hoxha as party leader of Albania
1986 Pope John Paul II met Rome's Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff at Rome synagogue
1987 Portugal signs agreement to return Macau to China (in 1999)
1988 Italy government of De Mita forms
1992 Great Chicago Flood - Chicago's underground tunnels flood
1992 Nelson Mandela announces he will seek divorce from Winnie
1992 Neil Kinnock resigns as British Labour leader following the party's defeat by the Conservatives in the general election four days earlier.
1993 Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia", premieres in London
1994 President guard at Kigali Rwanda, chops 1,200 church members to death
1994 Target date for Israeli complete withdrawal, doesn't occur
1997 Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win golf's Masters Tournament.

13th April 2006

Iran defiant over nuclear plans

Chad confronts rebels in capital

Violence over Indian star's death

13th April 2007

Insurgents claim Baghdad attack

Russia probes Berezovsky 'plot'

Pressure grows on World Bank boss

13th April 2008

Legal fight over Zimbabwe recount

Five Britons die in Ecuador crash

British journalist freed in Iraq

13th April 2009

Fire in Polish hostel 'kills 21'

Bangkok protests 'under control'

Obama 'to lift Cuba restrictions'

13th April 2010

100 killed in India storm

Palestinian militants killed in clashes in Gaza

Oil prices hit new 18-month high

Birthdates which occurred on 13th April :

1519 Catherine de Médici Queen of Spain/daughter of Henry II
1545 Elisabeth van Valois French queen of Spain/daughter of Henri II
1593 Thomas Wentworth London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland
1626 Aert Jansz van Nes Lieutenant-Admiral, baptised
1648 Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Mothe-Guyon French mystic (quiétisme)
1713 Pierre de Jelyotte composer
1729 Thomas Percy English literary/bishop of Dromore
1732 Frederick Lord North (C) British PM (1770-82)
1733 Johann Heinrich Zang composer
1743 Thomas Jefferson Shadwell VA, (D-R) 3rd US President (1801-09)
1749 Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt Dutch count/Vice-Admiral
1756 Louis H J Condé French prince
1762 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis Dutch actress (Phaedra, Lady Macbeth)
1762 Karl Friedrich Horn composer
1771 Adam FJA van der Duyn Dutch Governorernor (South Holland)
1771 Richard Trevithick Illogan Cornwall England, inventor (steam locomotive)
1784 Cornelis Smit Dutch ship builder
1791 Félix Earl de Merode Belgian minister of War/Finance
1799 Heinrich F L Rellstab German music theorist
1799 Joseph Rastrelli composer
1810 Félicien C David French composer (Perle du Brésil, Désert)
1816 William Sterndale Bennett composer
1817 Alphonse Wauters Belgian historian/archivist (Brussels)
1822 Leroy Augustus Stafford Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1822 William Stephen Walker Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1828 Joseph B Lightfoot English theologist/bishop of Durham
1830 Eduard Lassen composer
1832 James Wimshurst British designer/inventor (electricstatic generator)
1847 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk Governor-General (Netherlands East-Indies)
1849 Enrique José Varona Cuban sociologist/psychologist
1852 Frank W Woolworth 5¢ & 10¢ King (Woolworths)
1854 Richard T Ely US economist (Hard Times)
1860 James Ensor Flemish painter/etcher (De lampenjongen)
1865 Heinrich Reinhardt composer
1867 Sammy Woods cricket bowler (Australia & England Rugby wing-forward)
1868 John Blackwood McEwen composer
1872 A Roda Roda writer
1873 Theodore Morse composer
1881 Ludwig Binswanger Swiss psychiatrist (Über Ideenflucht)
1883 Alexander Alexandrov composer
1883 Demjan Bednyi writer
1885 György Lukács Hungarian philosopher (Zerstörung der Vernunft)
1885 Pieter S Gerbrandy Dutch lawyer/premier in London (1940-45)
1886 Ethel Leginska composer
1892 Arthur Harris Cheltenham, Marshal of the RAF
1892 Robert A Watson-Watt England, physicist (radar)
1894 Ludvig Irgens Jensen composer
1895 Olga Rudge violinist
1895 Olof R Jändel Swedish poet
1899 Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko composer
1899 Alfred Moser Butts game inventor (Scrabble)
1899 Alfred Schutz Austrian/US architect/philosopher
19-- Jean Carol Hillsdale NJ, actress (Nadine-Guiding Light)
19-- Michael Leon actor (Pete Jannings-Days of Our Life)
19-- Richard Karron New York NY, actor (Fatso, Charlie & Company, Teacher's Only)
19-- Ruben Rabassa Havana Cuba, Spanish personality
1901 René-Jean Pleven French premier (1950-52)
1902 Philippe de Rothschild Paris France, manager (Bordeaux Vineyard)
1902 Godfrey Kenton actor (Well's Theater)
1903 Rex Evans actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker)
1904 Georges Yves Marie Congar dominican Theologian cardinal
1906 Samuel Beckett Irish playwright (Waiting for Godot/Nobel 1969)
1906 Budd [Lawrence] Freeman US jazz saxophonist (Eel)
1907 Harold Stassen West St Paul MN, (Governor-Republican-MN) perennial presidential candidate
1909 Eudora Welty Jackson MS, novelist (Optimist's Daughter-Pulitzer 1973)
1909 Jan Veldkamp Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI)
1909 Mervyn Hugh Cowie willife conservationist
1911 Nino Sanzogno composer
1912 Roy Winsor Chicago IL, producer (Search for Tomorrow, Love of Life)
1913 Bernard Chacksfield Air Vice-Marshal
1913 David Donald Albritton Danville AL, high jumper (Olympics-silver-1936)
1915 Bert [Albert L F] Peleman [Dirk Dyckmans], Flemish writer
1915 R N Coote Bishop (Colchester)
1915 Stephan Hermlin writer
1915 Stephen Roberts CEO (British Milk Marketing Board)
1915 Tom Greenshields sculptor
1918 Audrey Barker writer
1919 Howard Keel [Harry Clifford Leek] Gillespie IL, actor/singer (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate)
1919 Madalyn Murray O'Hair American atheist (opppsed prayer in school)
1920 Liam Cosgrave leader (Fine Gael Party)
1921 Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza industrialist
1921 Carlo Prosperi composer
1921 James Wilson British Lieutenant-General
1921 Maxwell Henley Harris Australian poet/publisher (Gift of Blood)
1922 John Braine English novelist (Life at the Top)
1922 John George Vanderbile Henry Spencer-Churchill [11th Duke of Marlborough] English large landowner
1924 Stanley Donen Columbia SC, film director/producer (Bedazzled, Damn Yankees)
1925 Frank Chamberlain CEO (Test & County Cricket Board)
1925 Frank Neville Hosband Robinson physicist
1925 Hilda Dianda composer
1926 Don [James Yarmy] Adams New York NY, actor/comedian (Maxwell Smart-Get Smart, Check it Out)
1926 Godfrey Kenton actor
1927 Mari Blanchard Long Beach CA, actress (Kathy-Klondike)
1927 Lord Wedderburn of Charlton QC
1927 Maurice Ronet Nice France, actor (Frantic, Sphinz, Circle of Love)
1927 Rosa Joyce Plesters Brommelie conservation scientist
1929 Marilynn Smith Topeka KS, LPGA golfer (1972 Pabst Open)
1930 Justice Harman
1931 Beverley Cross playwright
1931 Michael Burchill actor
1932 Barney Simon theatre director/writer
1932 Karl Kroeger composer
1933 Shani Wallis Ireland, singer/actress (Oliver)
1933 Ben Nighthorse Campbell (Senator-D-CO)
1934 Horace Kay US singer (Tams-You Lied to Your Daddy)
1934 Siegfried Matthus composer
1935 Erich von Däniken author (Chariots of the Gods)
1935 Lyle Waggoner Kansas City KS, actor (Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman)
1935 Kenneth Hayr air marshal
1935 Peter Heap diplomat
1937 Lanford Wilson US playwright (Hot L Baltimore)
1937 Edward Fox London England, actor (M-Never Say Never Again)
1937 Peter M Harris Official Solicitor (Supreme Court)
1938 Frederic Rzewski Westfield MA, composer (Spacecraft)
1938 John Weston diplomat
1939 Paul Sorvino Brookyn NY, stage/screen actor, (Law and Order, Reds, Goodfellas, A Touch of Class, That Championship Season, An American Millionaire, The Mating Dance, Skyscraper, King Lear)
1939 Barbara-Rose Collins (Representative-Democrat-MI)
1939 Seamus Heaney poet
1939 Wijnie Jabaaij Dutch MP (PvdA)
1940 Lester Chambers Flora MS, vocalist (Chambers Brothers-Time Has Come Today)
1941 Margaret Price Tredegar Wales, soprano (Pamlina-Die Zauberflöte)
1942 Bill Conti Providence RI, composer (For Your Eyes Only, Rocky IV)
1943 Bill Koch US skier
1943 Eve Graham rocker (New Seekers)
1944 Brian Pendleton Wolverhampton West Midlands England, rocker (The Pretty Things)
1944 Charles Burnett director (When it Rains, Glass Shield)
1944 Jack Casady Washington DC, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)
1944 Michael Saunders barrister
1945 Lowell George rock vocalist/guitarist (Little Feat-Time is a Hero)
1945 Tony Dow Hollywood CA, actor (Wally-Leave it to Beaver)
1945 Carlos Gimenez Argentina/Venezuela, founder (Theater festival of Caracas)
1945 Edward J Caruthers Jr Troy AL, high jumper (Olympics-silver-1968)
1945 Raymond van Geytenbeek Dutch singer/drummer (Les Baroques)
1945 Stacy Johnson US singer (Sharpees-Tired of Being Alone)
1946 Al Green Forest City AR, singer (Lets Stay Together)
1946 Jim Pons rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
1946 Roy Loney rocker (Flaming Groovies)
1948 Amy Robinson Trenton NJ, writer/actress (Mean Streets)
1948 Kathleen Battle US soprano (Tannhäuser)
1948 Peter Swevel rocker
1949 Philippe Petit Nemours France, juggler/aerialist
1949 Jean-Jacques Favier Kehl Germany, astronaut (STS 78)
1950 Terry Lester Indianapolis IN, actor (Royce Keller-As The World Turns, Mason Capwell-Santa Barbara, Jack Abbott-Young & Restless)
1950 Riff West rock bassist (Molly Hatchet)
1950 Ron Perlman Bronx NY, actor (Quest for Fire, Beauty & the Beast)
1951 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba Austria, figure skater (Olympics-gold-1972)
1951 Jack Quinn (Representative-Republican-NY)
1951 Max Weinberg rock drummer (E Street Band, Conan O'Brien Show)
1951 Peabo Bryson Greenville SC, R&B vocalist (I'm So into You)
1951 Peter Davison actor (Dr Who, Sink or Swim, Fiddlers Three)
1952 Jonjo O'Neill racehorse trainer
1953 Stephen Byers MP
1954 Barbara Roche MP
1954 Jimmy Destri rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)
1955 Kabaka of Buganda
1955 Louis Johnson Los Angeles CA, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson)
1956 Michael Nikolay German Democratic Republic, gymnast (Olympics)
1957 Saundra Santiago Bronx NY, actress (Gina-Miami Vice)
1957 Wayne Lewis keyboardist, (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1957 Gary Kroeger Cedar Falls IA, comedian (Saturday Night Live, Return of Shaggy Dog)
1958 Randy Piper heavy metal rocker (Wasp-Wildchild)
1959 Vicki Witt Lansing MI, playmate (August 1978)
1961 Tammy Stephens Arlington TX, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel)
1963 Gary Kimovich Kasparov USSR, world chess champion (1985- )
1963 Jan Willem van Ede Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV)
1963 Mark Leiter Joliet IL, pitcher (San Francisco Giants)
1964 Bill D'Angelo heavy metal rocker
1964 Page Hannah Chicago IL, actress (Kate Riley-Fame)
1964 Davis Milton Love III Charlotte NC, PGA golfer (1987 MCI Heritage)
1964 Doug Strange Greenville SC, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1964 Jose Rijo pitcher (New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds)
1965 Quinn Early NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills)
1966 Rodney Smith Washington DC, 149½ lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics-92, 96)
1967 Dana Barros NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
1968 Tami Lyn Jameson Minneapolis MN, team handball goalie/twin sister of Toni (Olympics-92, 96)
1968 Ted Washington NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1968 Toni Lee Jameson Minneapolis MN, team handball back court/twin sister of Tami (Olympics-96)
1969 Harold Pruett rocker (Outsiders-Time Won't Let Me)
1970 Rick Schroder Staten Island NY, actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling)
1970 Eddie Robinson NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Monty Brown NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1970 Ramona Reuter Miss New York-USA (1997)
1971 Corey Yothers Los Angeles CA, actor (Off the Rock)
1971 Charles Outlaw NBA forward (Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando Magic)
1972 Dave Wohlabaugh NFL center/guard (New England Patriots)
1972 Jeroen Thesseling pop bassist (Pestilence, Spheres)
1972 Mariusz Czerkawski Radomsko Pol, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1972 Mike Kennedy Vancouver British Columbia Canada, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1973 Aaron Hayden NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1973 Dave Wohlabaugh corner (New England Patriots)
1974 Sergei Gonchar Chelyabinsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Capitals, Olympics-silver-1998)
1976 Everton Matambanadzo Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (vs Pakistan 1996)
1976 Jonathan Brandis Danbury CT, actor (Lucas Wolenczak-seaQuest DSV, Never Ending Story II)
1978 Grace Murray Tubbs Miss Montana Teen-USA (1996)
1979 Monica Ivey Miss Hawaii Teen-USA (1996)
1991 Dylan Frances Penn Los Angeles CA, daughter of Sean Penn & Robin Wright
1992 Jet Travolta daughter of John Travolta & Kelly Preston


Deaths which occurred on April 13:
0799 Paulus Diaconus Warnafridi Longobardisch writer, dies
1475 Matteo Palmieri Italian writer (Città di Vita), dies at 69
1517 Tuman Bey last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
1638 Henri II duke of Rohan-Gié, French hugenot leader, dies at 58
1695 Jean de La Fontaine poet, dies
1722 Charles Leslie Irish controversialist, dies
1728 Johann Christoph Schmidt composer, dies at 63
1742 Giovanni Veneziano composer, dies at 59
1756 Johann T Gottlieb Goldberg German klavecinist/composer, dies at 29
1794 Sébastien-Roch-Nicolas Chamfort French playwright, commits suicide at 53
1806 Jean-Jacques Bachelier French painter, dies at about 82
1822 Gaetano Valeri composer, dies at 61
1825 Josef Gelinek composer, dies at 66
1826 Franz Danzi composer, dies at 62
1831 Ferdinand Kauer composer, dies at 80
1864 Johann Schneider composer, dies at 74
1868 Theodorus [Kasa] emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide
1873 Carlo Coccia composer, dies at 90
1886 Karoly Thern composer, dies at 68
1903 Derk J A Haspels Dutch actor, dies at 65
1904 Vasili Vereshtshagin Russian painter (War & Peace), dies
1910 William Orchardson British painter, dies
1928 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre composer, dies at 36
1932 Johannes T de Visser 1st Dutch minister of Education, dies at 75 [or 14th]
1936 Demertzis Greek premier, dies
1941 Annie Jump Cannon US astronomer (Henry Draper catalogues), dies at 77
1942 Henk Sneevliet leader of Dutch RSAP/Spartacus, executed at 58
1944 Cecile Chaminade composer, dies at 86
1944 Paul Hazard French literature historian, dies at 65
1946 William Henry Bell composer, dies at 72
1949 C V France dies at 80
1952 [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
1959 Eduard A van Beinum Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57
1959 Rigardus "Rijn" Rijnhout Giant of Rotterdam (2.375 meters tall), dies at 38
1967 Luis Somoza Debayle President of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44
1973 Alexandre A M Stols publisher/typographer (Schoone Book), dies at 73
1974 Stanley Smith actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to Nuts), dies at 71
1975 Larry Parks actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
1975 N'garta Tombalbaye President Chad, dies
1978 Paul McGrath actor (The Witness, No Time for Love), dies at 74
1984 Christopher Wilder FBI's "most wanted man", accidentally kills self
1986 Stephen Stucker actor (Trading Places, Airplane), dies
1990 Luis Trenker dies at 97
1990 Ronald Ibbs dies
1992 Brian Oulton dies at 84
1992 Wallace Stegner novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84
1992 Walter Stuart Surridge cricketeer (Captain of Surrey), dies at 74
1993 Barry Karas dies of leukemia at 49
1993 Henny Budie Dutch director/producer (Sterrenslag), dies
1993 Max Tripels Dutch attorney/MP, dies at 72
1994 Donald Benjamin Harden archaeologist, dies at 92
1994 Nikolai Afanassyevich Kryuchkov actor (Telegram), dies at 83
1994 P J Engels Dutch MP (KVP), dies at 70
1994 Robert O van Gennep Dutch publisher (Guevara, Mandèl), dies at 56
1994 Rudolf Hrusinsky Czechoslovakia, actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels), dies at 72
1994 Taleb Ali al-Suheil Iran sheik, murdered in Lebanon at 64
1995 Edward Firth Henderson arabist, dies at 77
1995 Lawrence Allan Laurie Scott script writer, dies at 87
1996 Denis Sargan econometrician, dies at 71
1996 George Mackey Brown poet, dies at 74
1996 James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke criminal, dies at 64
1997 Ann Craft researcher/writer, dies at 53
1997 George Wald scientist (Nobel Prize, vitamin A in retina), dies at 80

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