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  • Norris McWhirter, Guinness World Records curator/commentator, dies at 78 (2004)
  • Casper Howeler, music critic, dies at 71 (1969)
  • William Smith, composer, dies at 42 (1645)
  • Kurt Huber, German resistance fighter, beheaded (1943)
  • Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75 (1923)
  • Daphne Du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Jamaica Inn), dies at 82 (1989)
  • Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51 (1992)
  • George Scharf, critic, dies (1895)
  • Johann Peter Kellner, composer, dies at 66 (1772)
  • Dag Ivar Wiren, composer, dies at 80 (1986)
  • Tommy Bridges, U.S. baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 61 (1968)
  • David Koresh, [Vernon Howell], cult leader (Davidians), suicide (1993)
  • Louis Powell Harvey, U.S. governor of Wisconsin, drowns (1862)
  • Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63 (1941)
  • Simon Fraser, Canadian explorer, dies (1862)
  • Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus), dies at 69 (1852)
  • Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 67 (1813)
  • Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies (1914)
  • Ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85 (1981)
  • Gustave Doret, composer, dies at 76 (1943)

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