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  • Jeffery Forrest, U.S. Confederate brig-general, dies in battle (1864)
  • Nikolai Gogol, Russian playwright (Dead Soles), dies (1852)
  • John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 (1884)
  • Robert Bolt, British playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70 (1995)
  • Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70 (1876)
  • Louis Hayward, actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors), dies of lung cancer at 75 (1985)
  • Michail A Sholochov, Russian writer (Ocean Don, Nobel 1965), dies (1984)
  • Eric Liddell, Scottish runner (Olympic-gold 1924), dies at 43 (1945)
  • Margot Fonteyn, ballerina (1st lady of British Ballet), dies at 71 (1991)
  • Eva A Jessye, U.S. singer and actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97 (1992)
  • Adolph Weiss, composer, dies at 79 (1971)
  • Karl von Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies (1919)
  • Horace Leonard Gold, science fiction writer/editor, dies at 81 (1996)
  • Malcolm X, [Little], black Moslem leader, assassinated in New York City at 39 (1965)
  • Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77 (1919)
  • Ernest Walker, composer, dies at 78 (1949)
  • Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 (1924)
  • Clifton Daniel, American Editor (2000)
  • Frederick Edward Nicklin, architect, dies at 68 (1994)
  • Chester H Lauck, actor (2 Weeks to Live, Goin' to Town), dies at 78 (1980)

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