Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 04-Feb
Died on This Day (04-Feb)
John Otho Marsh Jr.
John Otho Marsh Jr. was an American politician and an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law.
United States Secretary of the Army
Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman was a senior British police officer.
Senior British police officer
Courtney Keith "Bingo" Allen was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and National Hockey League head coach and general manager.
Canadian ice hockey defenceman
István Csurka was a right-wing Hungarian journalist, writer and politician.
Hungarian politician and writer
Tomás Mac Giolla
Tomás Mac Giolla was an Irish politician. He was a Teachta Dála and a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Workers' Party of Ireland.
Johnny Leartice Robinson
Johnny Leartice Robinson was an American murderer and rapist executed by the State of Florida for the 1985 murder of Beverly St.
Agatha Barbara, was a Maltese politician, having served as a Labour Member of Parliament and Minister.
Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist and short story writer widely known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels featuring the character Tom Ripley.
Louis Thomas Jordan was an American saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
American jazz, blues and rhythm and blues musician
Edward Tilden Siever was an American baseball pitcher.
American baseball player
Esmond Bradley Martin
Esmond Bradley Martin was an American conservationist who fought for both the preservation of elephants against the illegal ivory trade, and for the rhinoceros against the illegal trade of rhinoceros horns.
Robert Harry Harpham was a British Labour Party politician and coal miner.
British Labour Party politician and coal miner
Reginald Maurice Ball , known professionally as Reg Presley, was an English singer-songwriter.
César Juan Loustau Infantozzi, usually known as César J.
Raiford Chatman "Ossie" Davis was an American actor, director, writer, and activist.
Benyoucef Benkhedda was an Algerian politician. He headed the third GPRA exile government of the National Liberation Front , acting as a leader during the Algerian War .
Carl Bert Albert was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 46th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977 and represented Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1947 to 1977.
Daniel James Curtin was an Australian politician. Born in Sydney, he was educated at a Catholic primary school before becoming a boilermaker and organiser of the Boilermakers' Society.
Louise Bogan was an American poet. She was appointed the fourth Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1945, and was the first woman to hold this title.
James Owen Dorsey
James Owen Dorsey was an American ethnologist, linguist, and Episcopalian missionary in the Dakota Territory, who contributed to the description of the Ponca, Omaha, and other southern Siouan languages.