Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 02-Feb
Died on This Day (02-Feb)
Robert Brackett Elliott was an American comedian and actor, one-half of the comedy duo of Bob and Ray.
American actor and comedian
Lino César Oviedo Silva was the leader of the National Union of Ethical Citizens, which split from the Colorado Party in 2002.
Darrel John Baldock AM was an Australian sportsman and state politician.
Australian rules football player and coach
Maximilian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling was a German boxer who was heavyweight champion of the world between 1930 and 1932.
Claude Brown is the author of Manchild in the Promised Land, published to critical acclaim in 1965, which tells the story of his coming of age during the 1940s and 1950s in Harlem.
Author of Manchild in the Promised Land
Donald Henry Pleasence was an English actor. He began his career on stage in the West End before transitioning into a screen career, where he played numerous supporting and character roles including RAF Flight Lieutenant Colin Blythe in The Great Escape , the villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice , SEN 5241 in THX 1138 , and the deranged Clarence "Doc" Tydon in Wake in Fright .
Hermann August Fredrich Priess was a German general in the Waffen-SS and a war criminal during World War II.
Bryan Herbert Wynter was one of the St. Ives group of British painters.
Alfred Delp was a German Jesuit priest and philosopher of the German Resistance.
Benjamin Eugène Fichel son of Moise Mayer Fichel and Lili Abigail Sasias, was a French painter.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman was an American actor, director, and producer.
Girish Sant was a noted energy analyst held in high esteem as an energy policy commentator from India.
Indian social worker
Muhammed Haneefa , better known by his stage name Cochin Haneefa, was an Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter.
David C. Rowe
David C. Rowe was an American psychology professor known for his work studying genetic and environmental influences on adolescent onset behaviors such as delinquency and smoking.
Michael Charles Zerner was an American theoretical chemist, professor at the University of Guelph from 1970 to 1981 and University of Florida from 1981 to 2000.
Jadwiga Apostoł, or Jadwiga Apostoł-Staniszewska was a Polish teacher in the interwar period, an underground activist during World War II, and a writer in postwar Poland.
Polish resistance fighter
William Howard Stein
William Howard Stein was an American biochemist who collaborated in the determination of the ribonuclease sequence, as well as how its structure relates to catalytic activity, earning a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1972 for his work.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell was a British polymath and writer.
Field Eugene Kindley
Captain Field Eugene Kindley was an American aviator and World War I flying ace credited with twelve confirmed aerial victories.
United States Army officer
Esther Hunt was a pioneer who lived on America's frontier as a wife, a mother and a leader in her Quaker faith.