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  • William Nigh, director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr. Wong), dies at 74 (1955)
  • Guillaume Dufay, French/Flemish composer, dies at about 74 (1474)
  • Carl Parrish, composer, dies at 61 (1965)
  • Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel, composer, dies at 59 (1749)
  • Percy Norris, deputy high commissioner of India, shot dead (1984)
  • Sam Cowley, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson (1934)
  • Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70 (1994)
  • Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist, dies at 60 (1995)
  • Buck Leonard, baseball great, dies at 90 (1997)
  • J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies (1930)
  • Galla Placidia, daughter of Byzant emperor Constantius III, dies at 58 (450)
  • John Eliot, English parliament leader/author (In Jail), dies at 40 (1632)
  • Arthur Oscar Honegger, Swiss composer (Cantate Noel), dies at 63 (1955)
  • Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies (1988)
  • [John] Hein Donner, chess grand master, dies at 61 (1988)
  • Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer, dies at 74 (1899)
  • Renatus Rapinus, [Rene Rapin], French poet (Jansenisme), dies (1687)
  • Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies (1925)
  • George Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White (1978)
  • Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49 (1974)

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