Famous People Who Died on This Day in History, Who Died Today in History?

Here is a list who died on date 1 October today. Important and famous people from throughout history died on this day. Today's famous deaths list for October 1

Who Died Today, Famous Deaths on October 1

Name Date
630 Tajoom Uk'ab K'ahk', Mayan king
686 Emperor Tenmu of Japan (b. 631)
804 Richbod, archbishop of Trier
895 Kong Wei, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty
918 Zhou, empress of Former Shu
959 Eadwig, English king (b. 941)
961 Artald, archbishop of Reims
1040 Alan III, Duke of Brittany (b. 997)
1126 Morphia of Melitene, Queen of Jerusalem
1310 Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257)
1404 Pope Boniface IX (b. 1356)
1416 Yaqub Spata, Albanian ruler
1450 Leonello d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara, Italian noble (b. 1407)
1499 Marsilio Ficino, Italian astrologer and philosopher (b. 1433)
1500 John Alcock, English bishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (b. 1430)
1532 Jan Mabuse, Flemish painter
1567 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
1570 Frans Floris, Flemish painter (b. 1520)
1574 Maarten van Heemskerck, Dutch painter (b. 1498)
1578 John of Austria (b. 1547)
1588 Edward James, English priest and martyr (b. 1557)
1602 Hernando de Cabezón, Spanish organist and composer (b. 1541)
1609 Giammateo Asola, Italian priest and composer (b. 1532)
1652 Jan Asselijn, Dutch painter (d. 1610)
1684 Pierre Corneille, French playwright (b. 1606)
1693 Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian and academic (b. 1619)
1708 John Blow, English organist and composer (b. 1649)
1768 Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician and academic (b. 1687)
1788 William Brodie, Scottish businessman and politician (b. 1741)
1837 Robert Clark, American politician (b. 1777)
1838 Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and businessman (b. 1768)
1864 Rose O'Neal Greenhow, American spy (b. 1817)
1878 Mindon Min, Burmese king (b. 1808)
1885 John Light Atlee, American physician and surgeon (b. 1799)
1901 Abdur Rahman Khan, Afghan emir (b. 1844)
1913 Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1827)
1929 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor and painter (b. 1861)
1940 Chiungtze C. Tsen, Chinese mathematician (b. 1898)
1942 Ants Piip, Estonian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Estonia (b. 1884)
1950 Faik Ali Ozansoy, Turkish poet, educator, and politician (b. 1876)
1951 Peter McWilliam, Scottish-English footballer and manager (b. 1878)
1953 John Marin, American painter (b. 1870)
1955 Charles Christie, American film producer, founded Christie Film Company (b. 1880)
1957 Abdülhalik Renda, Turkish civil servant and politician, 6th Turkish Minister of National Defence (b. 1881)
1958 Robert Falk, Russian painter and educator (b. 1886)
1959 Enrico De Nicola, Italian journalist, lawyer, and politician, 1st President of Italy (b. 1877)
1961 Ludwig Bemelmans, Italian-American author and illustrator (b. 1898)
1970 Raúl Riganti, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1893)
1972 Louis Leakey, Kenyan-English archaeologist and paleontologist (b. 1903)
1974 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist and academic (b. 1901)
1975 Al Jackson, Jr., American drummer, songwriter, and producer (b. 1935)
1984 Walter Alston, American baseball player and manager (b. 1911)
1985 Ninian Sanderson, Scottish race car driver (b. 1925)
1985 E. B. White, American essayist and journalist (b. 1899)
1986 Archie League, American air traffic controller (b. 1907)
1988 Sacheverell Sitwell, English author, poet, and critic (b. 1897)
1990 Curtis LeMay, American general (b. 1906)
1992 Petra Kelly, German activist and politician (b. 1947)
1994 Paul Lorenzen, German mathematician and philosopher (b. 1915)
1997 Jerome H. Lemelson, American engineer and philanthropist (b. 1923)
2002 Walter Annenberg, American publisher and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (b. 1908)
2004 Richard Avedon, American photographer (b. 1923)
2004 Bruce Palmer, Canadian bass player (b. 1946)
2004 Robert Vaidlo, Estonian journalist and author (b. 1921)
2006 Fawaz al-Rabeiee, Saudi Arabian terrorist (b. 1979)
2006 Jerald Tanner, American author and activist (b. 1938)
2007 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and composer (b. 1928)
2007 Chris Mainwaring, Australian footballer and journalist (b. 1965)
2007 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (b. 1936)
2008 John Biddle, American cinematographer (b. 1925)
2009 Cintio Vitier, Cuban poet and author (b. 1921)
2010 Ian Buxton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1938)
2011 Sven Tumba, Swedish ice hockey player and golfer (b. 1931)
2012 Octavio Getino, Spanish-Argentinian director and screenwriter (b. 1935)
2012 Eric Hobsbawm, Egyptian-English historian and author (b. 1917)
2012 Mark R. Kravitz, American lawyer and judge (b. 1950)
2012 Moshe Sanbar, Hungarian-Israeli economist and banker (b. 1926)
2012 Shlomo Venezia, Greek-Italian Holocaust survivor and author (b. 1923)
2013 Arnold Burns, American lawyer and politician, 21st United States Deputy Attorney General (b. 1930)
2013 Tom Clancy, American author (b. 1947)
2013 Imero Fiorentino, American lighting designer (b. 1928)
2013 Israel Gutman, Polish-Israeli historian and author (b. 1923)
2013 Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Norwegian physician, academic, and politician (b. 1939)
2013 Jim Rountree, American football player and coach (b. 1936)
2014 Lynsey de Paul, English singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress (b. 1948)
2014 Shlomo Lahat, Israeli general and politician (b. 1927)
2014 José Martínez, Cuban-American baseball player and coach (b. 1942)
2014 Robert Serra, Venezuelan criminologist and politician (b. 1987)
2015 Božo Bakota, Croatian footballer (b. 1950)
2015 Don Edwards, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1915)
2015 Hadi Norouzi, Iranian footballer (b. 1985)
2015 Jacob Pressman, American rabbi and academic, co-founded American Jewish University (b. 1919)
2017 Dave Strader, American sportscaster
2018 Charles Aznavour, French-Armenian singer, composer, writer, filmmaker and public figure
2019 Karel Gott, Сzeсh singer