4th February, on this day

211 Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies, leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons, Caracalla and Geta.
362 Roman Emperor Julian promulgates an edict that recognizes equal rights to all the religions in the Roman Empire
708 Sisinnius ends his reign after three week as Catholic Pope
839 Egbert, King of Wessex dies
960 The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.
1194 Richard I the Lion Heart pays Leopold O Fenrik V's ransom of 100,000
1508 Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
1600 Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time outside of Prague
1620 Prince Bethlen Gábor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II
1657 Oliver Cromwell grants residency to Luis Caravajal
1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
1699 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow
1782 French and Spanish capture Ft. St. Philip at Mahon, Minorca
1783 Earthuake kills some 50,000 at Calabria, Italy
1787 1st Anglican bishops of New York and Pennsylvania consecrated in London
1787 Shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails
1789 1st electoral college chooses Washington and Adams as President and Vice President
1794 French National Convention proclaims abolishment of slavery
1797 Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 40,000
1822 Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
1824 J W Goodrich introduces rubber galoshes to the public
1846 Mormons leave Nauvoo MO for settlement in the west
1854 Alvan Bovay proposes the name "Republican Party", Ripon WI
1855 Soldiers shoot Jewish families in Coro, Venezuela
1861 Confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time, Montgomery AL, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina elect Jefferson Davis President of Confederacy
1864 Skirmish at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi
1866 Mary Baker Eddy cures her injuries by opening a bible
1875 Princess Louise marries Prince Philip von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha in Belgium
1895 1st rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago
1899 Revolt against US occupation of Philippines
1904 Start of the Russian-Japanese War with Japanese forces laying seige to Port Arthur
1913 Louis Perlman patents demountable auto tire-carrying wheel rim
1914 US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law
1915 Experiments to find cause of pellagra begin at Mississippi Penitentiary
1919 City of Bremen's Soviet Republic overthrown
1920 1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (1½ months)
1924 1st Winter Olympics games close at Chamonix France
1926 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
1929 In Britain, the first 'Green Belt' area is approved on land five miles from Hendon in Middlesex
1930 1st tieless, soundless, shockless streetcar tracks, New Orleans
1932 3rd Winter Olympics games open in Lake Placid NY
1932 Japanese troop occupy Harbin, Manchuria
1933 Crew of Dutch "7 Provinces" mutiny after pay cuts
1933 German President Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press
1936 1st radioactive substance produced synthetically (radium E)
1938 Adolf Hitler assumes command of German Army and puts Nazi in key posts
1939 Glenn Cunningham (top miler) says 4-minute mile beyond human effort
1941 British tanks occupy Maus, Libya
1942 Clinton Pierce becomes 1st US General wounded in action in WWII
1944 US 7th Infantry Division captures Kwajalein
1945 The opening of the Yalta Conference between Allied leaders Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin in the Crimea
1945 Belgium is now cleared of all German forces.
1948 Ceylon becomes a self governing dominion within the British Commonwealth. Later changes its name to Sri Lanka
1949 Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia
1957 1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY)
1959 Israel begins exporting copper ore
1961 Sputnik 7 launches into Earth orbit; probable Venus probe failure
1962 Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game
1962 Two Swiss climbers conquer the north face of the Matterhorn
1964 In US 24th Amendment abolishes Poll tax
1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1966 When ANA Flight 60, a Boeing 727-100, crashes into Tokyo Bay, Japan all 133 aboard are killed, most returning from the Sapporo Snow Festival.
1967 US launches Lunar Orbiter 3
1968 World's largest hovercraft, weighing 165 tonnes, is launched at Cowes on the Isle of Wight
1969 Beatles appoint Eastman and Eastman, as general counsel to Apple
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Government exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil
1971 National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC
1971 British car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt
1972 Senator Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported
1972 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria
1973 Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled
1974 Chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his 1st word, at 2½ months
1974 American heiress Patty Hearst, grand-daughter of US newspaper tycoon William Hearst, is kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army
1976 12th Winter Olympics games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
1976 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala & Honduras
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 Elevated train jumps track, crashes onto Chicago st (11 die, 200 hurt)
1977 In Ethiopia, several of the country's senior heads of state are executed by the military
1977 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" released
1980 BaniSadr sworn in as premier of Iran
1982 Indoor distance record for a paper airplane (47 meters) Tacoma, WA
1982 Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
1984 Frank Aquilera sets world frisbee distance record (168 meters) Las Vegas
1985 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture
1985 Naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell New Zealand of nuclear weapons
1986 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane)
1987 Stars and Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup
1987 President Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress
1988 Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges
1990 10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo
1993 Russian space agency tests a 82' wide space mirror
1994 20 die in armed assault on mosque in Khartum Sudan
1997 British Home Secretary Michael Howard rules that Moors murderer Myra Hindley should never be released from prison
1997 73 Israelis die when army copters collide
1997 OJ Simpson found liable in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson
1998 Roughly four thousand people are feared to have died in an earthquake in Afghanistan
1998 While in Belgium, Bill Gates is assaulted by a Belgian man and hit in the face with a cream pie.
1999 Hugo Chávez Frías, Venezuelan military and politician, is elected President of Venezuela.
1999 Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
1999 The New Carissa runs aground near Coos Bay, Oregon
2000 German extortionist Klaus-Peter Sabotta is jailed for life for attempted murder and extortion in connection with the sabotage of German railway lines.
2003 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is officially renamed to Serbia and Montenegro and adopts a new constitution.
2006 A stampede occurs in the ULTRA Stadium near Manila killing 88.

4th February 2006

Embassies burn in cartoon protest

Anger grows over ferry disaster

Manila stadium stampede kills 73

 4th February 2007

Jakarta floods death toll rises

Iraq fire downed US helicopters

New chief for Nato Afghan force

4th February 2008

Thousands flee fighting in Chad

Rare suicide bombing hits Israel

Many dead in Sri Lanka bus attack

4th February 2009

'Holocaust bishop' told to recant

Hamas police 'seize aid for Gaza'

Obama unveils executive pay cap

4th February 2010

3 killed in Afghan suicide car attack

US missionaries in Haiti charged

Ancient language of Bo dies out

Birthdates which occurred on 4th February :

1465 French van Brederode leader of Hoeksen
1549 Eustache du Caurroy composer
1575 Pierre de Bérulle French cardinal
1581 Daniel Selich composer
1646 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz Silesian poet
1688 Pierre De Marivaux Paris France, writer (Marianne)
1693 George Lillo bourgeois English dramatist (The London Merchant)
1698 Heinrich A Fouqué Prussian General
1747 Tadeusz Kosciusko Poland, patriot, (New York Bridge)
1751 Blas de Laserna composer
1758 Pierre-Gabriel Gardel French ballet dancer/choreographer
1764 Carel H Verhuell Dutch/French Vice-Admiral/minister of Navy
1767 Johann Franz Volkert composer
1768 Maurits C van Hall Dutch ruler of Heicop & Boeicop, lawyer/politician
1769 Samuel I Wiselius Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer
1778 Augustin P de Candolle Swiss botanist (Théorie élémentaire)
1799 Joao Batista da Silva Leitao de Almeida Garret Portuguese playwright
1802 Mark Hopkins US, educator/philosopher (Williams College)
1805 Georg Andreas Henkel composer
1805 William H Ainsworth English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)
1819 Joshua Norton San Francisco CA, Norton I, emperor of USA
1820 Bozena Nemcová [Barnora Panklová], Czechoslovakian author (Babicka)
1826 Halbert Eleazer Paine Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1841 Clément Ader French inventor (1st to fly a heavier-than-air craft)
1842 Georg Brandes [Morris Cohen], Danish literary-historian/critic
1842 Vasili O Klyutshevski Russian historian
1848 [François-Victor-]Jean Aicard French playwright/poet (Jeune Croyances)
1849 Jean Richepin French poet/writer (Les Chansons de Gueux)
1865 Charles Bally Swiss linguist (Le langage et la vie)
1868 Constance Gore-booth Markiewicy Irish patriot/playwright/MP
1874 Robert Liefmann German economist (Unternehmersverbände)
1875 Ludwig Prandtl German Federal Republic, physicist (father of aerodynamics)
1875 Raymond Moulaert composer
1876 Victor Jean Leonard Vreuls composer
1881 Fernand Léger France, painter/ceramist/cubist (The City)
1881 Kliment J Woroshilov Marshal/President USSR (1953-60)
1884 Julius Callewaert Flemish Dominican/bringing up children
1884 Rolland Beaumont cricketer (South African batsman in 5 tests 1912-14)
1885 Cairine Ray Wilson Montréal, 1st female Canadian senator (appointed)
1888 Paul Althaus German theologist (The Christian Truth)
1889 Walter Catlett San Francisco CA, actor (Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities)
1891 Yuri Losmann Estonia, marathon runner (Olympics-silver 1920)
1892 Ugo Betti Italian playwright
1892 Yrlö Henrik Kilpinen Finnish composer
1893 Bernard Rogers New York NY, composer (Warrior, Marriage of Aude, Passion)
1893 Raymond Dart Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus)
1895 Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor Dutch historian (Erflaters)
1895 Hanns [Johann] Rauter German SS-Lieutenant-General/SS police chief in Netherlands
1896 Friedrich Glauser writer
1897 Ludwig Erhard chancellor of Germany (CDU)
19-- Stephanie Williams actress (Young & Restless, Simone-General Hospital)
1900 Jacques Prévert France, poet/screenwriter (Paroles)
1902 Charles A Lindbergh Detroit MI, pilot (1st fly solo across Atlantic)
1903 Edwin Denby Tientsin China, US dance critic/poet (Snoring in N)
1903 Frank Howley Hampton NY, Brigadier General (Answers for Americans)
1903 Alexander Oppenheim mathematician
1903 Berend van den Amstel [Bernard CED Hattink], actor (Beatrice)
1903 Siro Cisilino composer
1904 MacKinlay Kantor Webster City IA, novelist (Andersonville)
1904 Herman B Wiardi Beckman Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
1904 Predrag Milosevic composer
1905 Eddie Foy Jr New Rochelle NY, actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange)
1906 Clyde William Tombaugh US, astronomer (discovered Pluto)
1906 Dietrich Bonhoeffer German theologist (Confessing Church)
1906 Primo Carnera Italian boxer (champion-1933)
1908 Gordon Fraser Lawrence MA, newscaster (All Star News)
1908 Emmanuel "Manny" Klein trumpeter
1909 Robert Coote London, actor (Timmy-Rogues, Theodore-Nero Wolfe)
1909 Kenneth W Howell English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)
1910 Uys Krige South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)
1910 Alfred Mendelsohn composer
1912 Byron Nelson Fort Worth TX, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945)
1912 Erich Leinsdorf Vienna Austria, available conductor & banana eater
1912 James Craig Nashville TN, actor (Devil & Daniel Webster, Cyclops)
1913 Rosa Lee Parks civil rights activist (bus protester)
1913 Woody Hayes [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of year)
1914 Ida Lupino London England, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Jennifer)
1914 Alfred Andersch German writer (Red Head)
1915 William Talman Detroit MI, actor (Crashout, Hamilton-Perry Mason)
1916 Basil Hembry farmer/campaigner
1916 Colin Morris playwright/documentary filmmaker
1916 David Vassall Cox composer
1916 Gavin Buchanan Ewart English poet (Pleasures of the Flesh)
1917 Aga Yahya Khan Pakistan military/politician
1918 Norman Wisdom London England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
1919 Frank van Klingeren Dutch architect (De Meerpaal, Dronten)
1920 Derek Worlock English Roman Catholic archbishop (Liverpool)
1921 Betty Friedan Peoria IL, feminist writer (Feminine Mystique)
1923 Conrad Bain Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes)
1925 Russell Hoban US children's book author (Riddley Walker/Pilgermann)
1926 John Edward Caulwell Hearne writer
1928 Dave Ketchum Quincy IL, actor (Agent 13-Get Smart)
1929 Mary Joan Nielubowicz Rear Admiral/nurse
1929 Paul Burlison rocker
1931 Argentina Rioja
1931 Isabel Perón [Maria Martinez], dancer/president Argentina
1932 Ivan Davis Electra TX, pianist/writer (Hunger, Corn is Green)
1934 Gil Rogers Lexington KY, actor (Hawk-Guiding Light, Doctors)
1934 Jouko Sakari Linjama composer
1935 Martti Talvela Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
1935 Wallis Mathias cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)
1936 Gary Conway Boston MA, actor (Burke's Law, Land of the Giants)
1936 Daan van Golden Dutch sculptor
1937 Collin Wilcox Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
1937 John Devitt Australia, 100 meter freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-1960)
1937 Magnar Solberg Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympics-gold-1968, 72)
1938 Donald W Riegle Jr (Senator-D-MI, 1976- )
1939 John Schuck Boston MA, actor/comedian (McMillan & Wife, Holmes & Yo-Yo)
1939 Jacques Charlier Belgian sculptor
1939 Jane Bryant Quinn newspaper & television reporter
1939 Stan Lundine (Representative-D-NY, 1976-86)
1940 George A Romero actor/director (Creepshow, Martin, 2 Evil Eyes)
1941 John Steel rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1941 Marie Masters Cincinatti OH, actress (Susan-As the World Turns)
1942 Johnny Gamble rocker (Classics)
1943 Cheryl Miller Sherman Oaks CA, actress (Paula-Daktari, Born Free)
1944 Florence LaRue Gordon Pennsylvania, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
1944 Daniel A Mica (Representative-D-FL, 1979- )
1945 David Brenner Philadelphia PA, comedian/TV talk show host (Nightlife)
1946 Mary Meyer US, 500 meter speed skater (Olympics-silver-1968)
1946 Roy Yeager Doraville GA, rocker (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1947 Dan Quayle (Senator-R-IN)/(44th Vice-President-R 1989-93)
1947 Jeannie Wilson Memphis TN, actress (Simon & Simon, Stir Crazy)
1947 Sanford Bishop (Representative-D-GA)
1948 Alice Cooper [Vincent Furnier], Detroit MI, rocker (School's Out)
1948 Robert Coover novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
1948 Rakesh Shukla cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India vs Sri Lanka 1982)
1948 Rod Grams (Representative-R-MN)
1949 Michael Beck Memphis TN, actor (Hans Helms-Holocaust)
1950 Pamela Franklin Tokyo Japan, actress (Satan's School for Girls)
1950 James Dunn US vocalist (Stylistics-You make me feel Brand New)
1950 Philip Ehart rock drummer (Kansas)
1950 Robert-John Stips rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
1952 Jerry Shirley rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
1952 Lisa Eichhorn Reading PA, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)
1953 Svetlana Ulmasova USSR, 3K (world title 1978)
1958 Mary Ann Pascal actress (Samantha-Brothers)
1958 Werner Schwab writer
1959 Lawrence Taylor [LT], NFL's greatest linebacker (New York Giants)
1959 Zenani Mandela daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
1960 Pamelyn Ferdin actress (Happy Birthday Wanda June, Tool Box Murders)
1961 Denis Savard Pointe Gatineau CA, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1961 Vern Fleming Long Island City NY, basketball player (Olympics-gold-1984)
1962 Clint Black Long Branch NJ, country vocalist (A Better Man)
1962 Dan Plesac Gary IN, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1962 Vern Fleming NBA guard (New Jersey Nets)
1963 Pirmin Zurbriggen Swiss alpine skier (Olympics-gold-1988)
1963 Jane Leary Sydney Australia, golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champion)
1963 Tracie Ruiz-Conforto Hawaii, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-2 gold/silver-84, 88)
1965 John van Loen Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
1966 Marissa Laakso Boston MA, Miss Massachusetts-America (1990)
1966 Barry Klein Grand Rapids MI, rower (Olympics-1996)
1966 Spike rocker
1967 Sergei Grinkov Soviet ice skater (Olympics-gold 1988, 1994)
1968 Kristen Marie actress (Cheryl McKinnon-Another World)
1969 Brad Cornett US baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1969 Chastity Bono Los Angeles CA, daughter/actress (Sonny & Cher Show)
1969 Chris Crooms WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
1969 Dallas Drake Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1969 Joe Sacco Medford MA, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1970 Alisa Marie Kimble Miss California-USA (1997)
1970 Gabrielle Anwar Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
1970 John Frascatore US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1970 Nicole Wood Canton OH, playmate (April 1993)
1970 Todd Peterson NFL kicker (Seattle Seahawks)
1971 Kevin Farkas NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers)
1971 Maarten Atmodikoro soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
1971 Pete Pierson NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1971 Sterling Palmer NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1972 Kelvin Anderson CFL running back (Calgary Stampeders)
1973 Michael Goorjian actor (Party Of Five)
1973 Oscar De La Hoya Los Angeles CA, boxer (Olympics-gold-92)
1974 Brandon Convery Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1974 Chris Ward defensive end (Baltimore Ravens)
1975 Elana Eve Chomiszak Providence RI, Miss Rhode Island-America (1996)
1975 Miriam Ruppert Miss Germany-Universe (1996)
1978 Laurence Borremans Miss Belgium-Universe (1997)
1980 Kelly Marie Sodan Miss Kentucky Teen-USA (1996)


Deaths which occurred on February 4th:
0211 Lucius Septimus Severus emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64
0708 Sisinnius Greek-Syrian pope (708, 20 days), dies
0856 Hrabanus Maurus East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies
1189 Gilbert of Sempringham English monastery founder/saint, dies
1222 Willem I earl of Holland (1203-22), dies
1503 Queen Elizabeth consort of Henry VII of England, dies
1505 Joan of Valois Queen of France/saint, dies at 40
1553 Caspar Othmayr composer, dies at 37
1590 Gioseffo Zarlino composer, dies at 73
1617 Louis Elsevier Dutch publisher, dies at about 76
1640 Hendrick C Vroom Dutch seascape painter, dies
1714 Duke of Berry French King Louis XIV's grandson, dies
1746 Robert Blair Scottish poet (Grave), dies at 46
1781 Josef Myslivecek composer, dies at 43
1781 Willem Crul Admiral (West-Indies), dies in battle at 59
1815 Geert Reinders Dutch cattle breeder/inoculation proponent, dies at 77
1815 Jacob van Strij Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 58
1816 Meingosus Gaelle composer, dies at 63
1834 Amelie Julia Candielle composer, dies at 66
1844 Willem de Clerq Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49
1854 Carl Ludwig Cornelius Westenholz composer, dies at 66
1869 Johan M Dautzenberg Flemish author/novelist (Future), dies at 60
1894 Antoine J "Adolphe" Sax instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79
1895 Faustina Hasse Hodges composer, dies at 71
1896 Henry David Leslie composer, dies at 73
1911 Peter A "Piet" Cronje South Africa Boer General, dies at about 75
1921 Xavier Mellery Belgian painter/illustrator, dies at 75
1927 Thomas Linnemann Laub composer, dies at 74
1928 Hendrik A Lorentz physicist (L transformation-Nobel 1902), dies at 74
1939 Edward Sapir US linguist/cultural anthropologist (Indian), dies at 55
1939 Henri W A Deterding Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), dies at 72
1941 Johann Peter Kirsch Luxembourg church historian, dies at 79
1943 Frank Calder 1st NHL president, dies
1946 Margarete Boie writer, dies
1953 Alexander Loudon Dutch diplomat (League of Nations), dies at 60
1954 Vaclav Vackar composer, dies at 72
1956 Leendert A Donker Dutch Social Democrat party-minister of Justice, dies at 56
1956 Peder Gram composer, dies at 74
1957 Joseph Hardaway creator of Bugs Bunny, dies at 66
1957 Miguel Covarrubias Mexican illustrator, dies
1958 Frederik de Merode Belgian prince, dies at 46
1959 Una O'Connor actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78
1964 Siegfried T Bok neurobiologist/anatomist (Cybernetica), dies at 71
1965 U C Greyhound champion trotter (horse), dies at 33
1966 Gilbert H Grosvenor president National Geographic Society, dies at 90
1968 Ed Baker actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
1968 Gerard den Brabander [Jan G Jofriet], poet (Nothing New), dies at 67
1969 Thelma Ritter actress (All About Eve, Pillow Talk), dies at 63
1974 Mihail Andricu composer, dies at 79
1976 Edward Benjamin Britten composer, dies at 62
1978 Dr Bergen Evans English professor ($64,000 Question), dies at 73
1982 Sue Carol actress (She's My Weakness), dies of a heart attack at 73
1983 Jim Ameche actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
1983 Karen Carpenter singer/drummer (Carpenters), dies of anorexia at 32
1983 Reginald Denham director/writer (Death at BC House), dies at 89
1987 Liberace pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67
1989 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns country singer (Homer & Jethro), dies at 69
1991 Bob Leslie actor (Cinderella, Mako Jaws of Death), dies at 64
1992 Fred Slyter dialogue coach, dies after long illness at 56
1992 John Dehner actor (Apache, Cowboy, Boys from Brazil), dies at 76
1994 Han Jansen Dutch painter, dies at 62
1994 Harold Schneider US producer (5 Easy Pieces, War Games), dies at 55
1994 Jan Veldkamp Dutch geophysicist/director (KNMI), dies at 84
1994 Justinus Darmojuwono Indonesian archbishop/cardinal, dies at 79
1995 Betty Davis British dance teacher of Dame Margot Fonteyn, dies
1995 Patricia Highsmith [Mary Patricia Plangman], US/Swiss, dies at 74
1995 Roel Wiersma Dutch soccer star (PSV), dies at 62
1997 James Friell political cartoonist, dies at 84

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