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History Deaths on September 24

Hermann of Reichenau
Hermann of Reichenau, German composer, mathematician, and astronomer (b. 1013)


Mike Webster
Mike Webster, American football player (b. 1952)


Rosalie Allen
Rosalie Allen, American singer and radio host (b. 1924)


William A. MacCorkle
William A. MacCorkle, American lawyer and politician, 9th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1857)


Paracelsus, German-Swiss physician, botanist, and chemist (b. 1493)


Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1863)


Sagadat Nurmagambetov
Sagadat Nurmagambetov, Kazakh general and politician (b. 1924)


Pedro Vázquez Colmenares
Pedro Vázquez Colmenares, Mexican lawyer and politician, Governor of Oaxaca (b. 1934)


Mahidol Adulyadej
Mahidol Adulyadej, Thai prince (b. 1892)


Charles Reisner
Charles Reisner, American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1887)


Carl Laemmle
Carl Laemmle, German-American film producer, founded Universal Studios (b. 1867)


Vincenzo da Filicaja
Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet and author (b. 1642)


Buckwheat Zydeco
Buckwheat Zydeco, American accordionist and bandleader (b. 1947)


Margaret Feilman
Margaret Feilman, Australian architect and urban planner (b. 1921)


Túpac Amaru
Túpac Amaru, last of the Incas


Patsy Kelly
Patsy Kelly, American actress and dancer (b. 1910)


Patrick Gilmore
Patrick Gilmore, Irish-American soldier and composer (b. 1829)


Bruno Pontecorvo
Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist and academic (b. 1913)


Charles Leroux
Charles Leroux, American balloonist and skydiver (b. 1856)


Irene Dailey
Irene Dailey, American actress (b. 1920)


Hasso von Manteuffel
Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (b. 1897)


Robert of Knaresborough
Robert of Knaresborough (b. 1160)


Frederick, Landgrave of Hesse-Eschwege
Frederick, Landgrave of Hesse-Eschwege (b. 1617)


Louis Gerhard De Geer
Louis Gerhard De Geer, Swedish lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1818)


Vladimir Kuzmichyov
Vladimir Kuzmichyov, Russian footballer (b. 1979)


Lyle Bettger
Lyle Bettger, American actor (b. 1915)


Sarah Churchill (actress)
Sarah Churchill, English actress (b. 1914)


Mike Donlin
Mike Donlin, American baseball player and actor (b. 1878)


Bill Mollison
Bill Mollison, Australian researcher, author and biologist (b. 1928)


Manuel I Komnenos
Manuel I Komnenos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1118)


Pope Innocent II
Pope Innocent II


Alexander Radishchev
Alexander Radishchev, Russian author and critic (b. 1749)


Christopher Hogwood
Christopher Hogwood, English harpsichord player and conductor, founded the Academy of Ancient Music (b. 1941)


Theodor Luts
Theodor Luts, Estonian-Brazilian director, producer, and cinematographer (b. 1896)


Paul Dietzel
Paul Dietzel, American football player and coach (b. 1924)


Warren William
Warren William, American actor (b. 1894)


Branwell Brontë
Branwell Brontë, English painter and poet (b. 1817)


Welf II, Duke of Bavaria
Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1072)


Alan Moore (war artist)
Alan Moore, Australian painter and educator (b. 1914)


Hans Geiger
Hans Geiger, German physicist and academic, co-invented the Geiger counter (b. 1882)


Duarte Lobo
Duarte Lobo, Portuguese composer and educator (b. 1565)


Eric of Pomerania
Eric of Pomerania, King of Norway, Denmark and Sweden (b. 1382)


Pedro I of Brazil
Pedro I of Brazil (b. 1798)


Pepin the Short
Pepin the Short, Frankish king (b. 714)


Isabeau of Bavaria
Isabeau of Bavaria (b. 1370)


Stefan the First-Crowned
Stefan the First-Crowned, Serbian king (b. 1165)


Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford
Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, English politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1208)


Jan Karol Chodkiewicz
Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Polish commander (b. 1560)


John Keyse Sherwin
John Keyse Sherwin, English engraver (b. 1751)


Charles Tatham (fencer)
Charles Tatham, American fencer (b. 1854)


Andrew C. McLaughlin
Andrew C. McLaughlin, American historian and author (b. 1861)


Niels Ryberg Finsen
Niels Ryberg Finsen, Faroese-Danish physician and author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1860)


Mickey Vernon
Mickey Vernon, American baseball player and coach (b. 1918)


Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss, American children's book writer, poet, and illustrator (b. 1904)


Josué de Castro
Josué de Castro, Brazilian physician, geographer, and activist (b. 1908)


Zeki Müren
Zeki Müren, Turkish singer-songwriter (b. 1931)


Neil Hamilton (actor)
Neil Hamilton, American actor (b. 1899)


József Klekl (writer)
József Klekl, Slovene priest and journalist (b. 1879)


Earle Cabell
Earle Cabell, American businessman and politician, Mayor of Dallas (b. 1906)


Emperor Reigen
Emperor Reigen of Japan (b. 1654)


Poliziano, Italian poet and scholar (b. 1454)


Michael Glinski
Michael Glinski, Lithuanian prince (b. c. 1470)


Bill Nunn, American actor (b. 1953)
Mel Charles, Welsh footballer (b. 1935)
Wang Zhongshu, Chinese archaeologist and academic (b. 1925)
Madis Kõiv, Estonian physicist, philosopher, and author (b. 1929)
Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, English aristocrat, socialite, and author (b. 1920)
Paul Oliver, American football player (b. 1984)
Anthony Lawrence, English-Hong Kong journalist and author (b. 1912)
Boris Karvasarsky, Ukrainian-Russian psychiatrist and author (b. 1931)
Bruno Bobak, Polish-Canadian painter and educator (b. 1923)
Pierre Adam, French cyclist (b. 1924)
Gennady Yanayev, Russian engineer and politician, Vice President of the Soviet Union (b. 1937)
Nelly Arcan, Canadian author (b. 1975)
Oliver Crawford, American screenwriter and author (b. 1917)
Phil Latulippe, Canadian soldier and runner (b. 1909)
Michael Ferguson, PIRA volunteer, lawyer, and politician (b. 1953)
Françoise Sagan, French author and screenwriter (b. 1935)
Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian politician (b. 1953)
Jeff Moss, American composer and screenwriter (b. 1942)
Barry Bishop, American mountaineer, photographer, and scholar (b. 1932)
Ian Stuart Donaldson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1957)
Józef Nawrot, Polish-English footballer (b. 1906)
James Bassett, American journalist and author (b. 1912)
Philip Gbeho, Ghanaian composer and educator (b. 1904)
August Kippasto, Estonian-Australian wrestler and poet (b. 1887)
Lev Schnirelmann, Belarusian-Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1900)
Alice Muriel Williamson, English author (b. 1869)
D. H. Hill, American general and academic (b. 1821)
William Debenham, English businessman, founded Debenhams (b. 1794)
Johann Matthias Hase, German mathematician, astronomer, and cartographer (b. 1684)
Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer and educator (b. 1547)
Henry Grey, 4th Earl of Kent, English politician (b. 1495)
Albert of Mainz, German cardinal (b. 1490)
Philip of Montfort, Lord of Castres
Agnes of Germany (b. 1072)
Gao Pian, general of the Tang Dynasty (b. 821)
Pope Liberius