Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 07-Feb
Died on This Day (07-Feb)
Frank Robinson was an American professional baseball outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball who played for five teams, from 1956 to 1976.
Richard Lawrence Hatch was an American actor, writer and producer.
Douglas Allen "Diesel" Mohns was a professional ice hockey player who played 22 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1953–54 until 1974–75.
Canadian ice hockey player
Janice E. Voss
Janice Elaine Voss was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut.
Franco Ballerini was an Italian road racing cyclist.
Italian racing cyclist
Douglas James Henning is a Canadian magician, illusionist, escape artist and politician.
Jimmy Van Heusen
James Van Heusen was an American composer. He wrote songs for films, television and theater, and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.
Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams, is widely regarded as the "father" of the Royal Australian Air Force .
RAAF Chief of the Air Staff
Franklin B. Sprague
Franklin Burnet Sprague was an American military officer, businessman, and judge.
Union Army officer
John Perry Barlow
John Perry Barlow was an American poet and essayist, a cattle rancher, and a cyberlibertarian political activist who had been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties.
American poet and essayist
William Earl Casper Jr. was an American professional golfer.
Giovanni Cheli was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church, who had a career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See and then in the senior ranks of the Roman Curia.
Maria Altmann was an Austrian-American Jewish refugee from Austria, who fled her home country after it was occupied by the Nazis.
Jewish WW2 refugee
Narayan Sanyal was a Bengali writer of modern Bengali literature as well as a civil engineer.
Roy S. Benson
Roy Stanley Benson , nicknamed "Ensign", was a veteran submarine commander in World War II who later served as the Commander Submarine Force U.
United States admiral
Matt Monro was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1950s and 1970s.
Abraham Washington Attell , often referred to by newspapers as "The Little Hebrew", was a boxer who became known for his record-setting, six year consecutive reign as World Featherweight Champion from 1906-1912, and his nearly consecutive ten-year reign starting in 1902.
Alexander Vasilyevich Kolchak KB was an Imperial Russian admiral, military leader and polar explorer who served in the Imperial Russian Navy and fought in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905 and the First World War.
Russian admiral and explorer
Peter T. Washburn
Peter Thacher Washburn was a Vermont lawyer, politician and soldier.