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2006John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (b. 1908)

1864Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), dies at 66

April 29th Deaths
Date Event
852
Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76 
926
Burchard II, Duke of Swabia 
1380
Catherine of Siena, Italian saint (b. 1347) 
1499
John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies 
1535
John Houghton, English, executed 
1594
Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer 
1630
Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet (b. 1552) 
1658
John Cleveland, English poet (b. 1613) 
1676
Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69 
1698
Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (b. 1655) 
1699
Samuel Apostool, vicar/theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50 
1707
George Farquhar, Irish dramatist (b. 1678) 
1712
Juan Bautista Jose Cabanilles, composer, dies at 67 
1743
Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (b. 1658) 
1768
Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and minerologist (b. 1694) 
1776
Edward Wortley Montagu, English traveler and writer (b. 1713) 
1793
Yechezkel Landau, Polish rabbi (b. 1713) 
1793
John Michell, English scientist (b. 1724) 
1798
Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, German entomologist (b. 1723) 
1813
Christian Danner, composer, dies at 55 
1841
A Bertrand, writer, dies 
1854
Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general (b. 1768) 
1864
Charles-Julien Brianchon, math (Brianchon's theorem), dies at 80 
1864
Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), dies at 66 
1871
John Gelinde van Blom, Fries notary/author, dies at 75 
1903
Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (b. 1835) 
1905
Ignacio Cervantes, composer, dies at 57 
1905
Ignacio Cervantes, Original Sin 
1912
Ferruccio Garavaglia, Othello 
1916
Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (b. 1850) 
1918
Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22 
1920
William Henry Seward, Jr., Union Brigadier General in the American Civil War (b. 1839) 
1921
Arthur Mold, Brit cricket bowler (1893, banished for throwing), dies 
1922
Richard Croker, Dick Croker Leaving Tammany Hall 
1928
Henrich Federer, Switz, writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61 
1933
Constantine P. Cavafy, Greek poet (b. 1863) 
1933
Konstadinos Kavafis, Anepistrepti 
1933
C.P. Cavafy, Love's Presentation 
1935
Leroy Carr, rocker, dies= 
1935
Ed Rose, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 
1936
Florentinus M Wibaut, Amsterdam social alderman, dies at 76 
1937
William Gillette, American actor (b. 1853) 
1937
William Gillette, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 
1939
Lino Ferreira, Os Crimes de Diogo Alves 
1940
Bruno Lessing, Aschenbrödel 
1940
Josef A. Pasternack, The King Steps Out 
1942
George Brock, The Gold Rush 
1943
Joseph Achron, Latvian violinist/composer (Golem suite), dies at 56 
1943
Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer, dies at 68 
1943
Sidney A K Keyes, English poet (Foreign Gate), dies at 20 
1943
Joseph Perry, Soldiers of the Cross 
1943
Robert Saxmar, The Revenge of Tarzan 
1943
Joseph Achron, Spring Night 
1944
Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (b. 1851) 
1944
G.W. Bitzer, The Birth of a Nation 
1945
Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, German SS officer (b. 1893) 
1945
Hans Brausewetter, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 
1945
George Sidney, Manhattan Melodrama 
1945
Malcolm McGregor, Lady of the Night 
1945
Adriano Visconti, Volando con Visconti 
1945
Colin Ross, Secrets of a Soul 
1946
Teddy Brown, Convict 99 
1947
Irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80 
1947
Clarence Gaskill, Raging Bull 
1948
Callie Frey, The Pilgrim 
1948
Frederic Blanchard, Man Hunt 
1951
Jules Verstraete, [Julien G de Graef], actor (Boefje), dies at 67 
1951
Ludwig J J Wittgenstein, Austria/English philosopher, dies at 62 
1951
Ludwig Wittgenstein, M.A. Numminen Sings Wittgenstein 
1951
Jules Verstraete, Rubber 
1952
Mae Prestell, A Song from the Heart 
1953
Moise Kisling, Polish/French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62 
1953
Ernest Pagano, Shall We Dance 
1953
Kiki of Montparnasse, The Starfish 
1954
Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82 
1954
Ludwig Auer, Glaube und Heimat 
1954
J. Louis Johnson, Homecoming 
1954
Joe May, The Invisible Man Returns 
1954
Blackjack Ward, The Ghost Rider 
1954
León Jouhaux, Les bâtisseurs 
1955
William H. Pine, Reap the Wild Wind 
1956
Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer, dies at 75 
1956
Robert M. Savini, The Road to Hollywood 
1956
Solveig Hedengran, 'Swing it' magistern 
1957
Otallo Morales, composer, dies at 82 
1957
Belle Baker, Song of Love 
1957
Frank Bennett, The Big Brother 
1958
Dragutin Todic, Njih dvojica 
1958
Livio Pavanelli, Liebe im Schnee 
1959
Alfred Lind, The Flying Circus 
1959
Manuel Meaños, Ghosts in Buenos Aires 
1961
Cisco Houston, American folk singer (b. 1918) 
1961
Billy Gilbert, All Wet 
1961
Miff Mole, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1961
Anton Soini, Aila, Pohjolan tytär 
1964
Albert Saverys, Flemish painter, dies at 77 
1964
J.M. Kerrigan, Gone with the Wind 
1966
Eugene O'Brien, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85 
1967
Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60 
1967
J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies at 38 
1972
Ntare V, deposed King of Burundi, killed in an abortive coup 
1973
Manfred Gurlitt, composer, dies at 82 
1975
Charles McMahon Jr, US USMC lance corporal, killed in Vietnam 
1975
Darwin Judge, USMC-corporal, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Viet 
1975
Michael John Shea, USMC-lt/pilot, 1 of last soldiers killed in Vietnam 
1975
William Craig Nystul, USMC capt, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Viet 
1976
Wilhelm Maler, composer, dies at 73 
1976
Munawar Zarif, Dracula in Pakistan 
1976
Edvard Drabløs, Nine Lives 
1978
Edward Rees, They Came from Beyond Space 
1979
Julia Perry, American composer (Soul Symphony), dies at 55 
1979
Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (b. 1907) 
1979
Fred Coe, A Thousand Clowns 
1979
Muhsin Ertugrul, Kiz Kulesinde bir facia 
1980
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80 
1980
Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho 
1980
William Clemens, Nancy Drew... Reporter 
1980
Maxwell O. Henry, Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 
1981
Irvin Jay, Mister Roberts 
1981
Jules C. Stein, The 48th Annual Academy Awards 
1981
Cat Anderson, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal 
1981
Yunzhong Li, The Bells of Death 
1981
William R. Forman, Krakatoa: East of Java 
1982
Arthur Appell, The Wizard of Oz 
1982
Bob Scrivner, The Woody Woodpecker Show 
1983
Ali Ghito, Der Schimmelreiter 
1983
Doru Nastase, Vlad Tepes 
1984
Leny Eversong, Tem Boi na Linha 
1985
Sammy Warren, Blue Collar 
1985
Sid Rushakoff, Gyp Off the Old Block 
1985
Vibeke Krøyer, Prinsessens Tilbeder 
1986
Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25 
1986
Thomas N. Scortia, The Towering Inferno 
1986
Talat Gözbak, Hayat kasirgalari 
1986
Branko Belan, Koncert 
1986
Glen Byam Shaw, Look Back in Anger 
1986
Philip Larson, The Games Children Play 
1987
Robert Wohlmuth, Dog House 
1987
Rado Nakrst, Dancing in the Rain 
1988
Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies 
1988
Jan Kapr, composer, dies at 74 
1988
William R. Laidlaw, Command Decision 
1988
Jan Kapr, Komedianti 
1989
Sabite Tur, Kenar mahalle 
1989
Eric Wild, Meet the Navy 
1990
Adam Romanowski, Dziady 
1990
Jacek Bednarek, Kung-fu 
1991
Claude Gallimard, French publisher, dies 
1991
Zofia Barwinska, Podrózni jak inni 
1991
George Sperti, Popular Science 
1991
Jackie Searl, The Paleface 
1992
Mae Clarke, actress (Public Enemy, Frankenstein), dies at 84 
1992
Chandrabati Devi, Agni Pareeksha 
1992
Mae Clarke, Frankenstein 
1992
János Déri, Kárpót medence - Élö hócipö 
1992
Stephen Oliver, Lady Jane 
1993
Cy Howard, director (Lovers & Other Strangers), dies at 77 
1993
Michael Gordon, actor/director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83 
1993
Mick Ronson, English guitarist/producer (Mott the Hoople), dies at 46 
1993
Felix Knemöller, Letzte Folge 
1993
Guglielmo Petroni, Il mondo è una prigione 
1993
Cy Howard, My Friend Irma 
1993
Mick Ronson, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 
1993
Werner Kamenik, Sein Meisterstück 
1993
Michael Gordon, Pillow Talk 
1994
Bill Quinn, US actor (Quinn Brothers, Birds, Lucky Stiff), dies at 81 
1994
Oscar Sheldon A Williams, artist/critic, dies at 74 
1994
Ignacio F. Iquino, El difunto es un vivo 
1994
Sanford Spillman, Night Court U.S.A. 
1994
Ivan Stadnyuk, Voyna na zapadnom napravlenii 
1994
Bill Quinn, The Birds 
1994
Winston May, Ghostbusters 
1995
Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57 
1995
Inger Marie Andersen, Andrine og Kjell 
1995
Talley Beatty, Carnival of Rhythm 
1995
Brian Norman, Search for Beauty 
1995
Sergei Antonov, Porozhniy reys 
1995
Ann Windsor, The ABC Murders 
1995
Gösta Bergqvist, Flossie 
1996
David William Eric Davis, broadcaster, dies at 87 
1996
Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist, dies at 71 
1996
Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of Pres Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72 
1996
Tony Hymphris, political activist, dies at 45 
1996
David Davis, Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure 
1996
Günter Gräwert, A Mission for Mr. Dodd 
1996
Sami Kafati, Calixto the Landlord 
1996
Mario David, Oscar 
1997
Keith Ferguson, American blues musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50 
1997
Mike Royko, columnist, dies of stroke at 64 
1997
Peter Tali Coleman, gov of Americ Samoa (1956-61, 78-85, 89-93), dies 
1997
Kô Nishimura, Yojimbo 
1997
Mike Royko, Boss 
1997
Jerry Smith, The Pagemaster 
1997
Hugh Attwooll, The Watcher in the Woods 
1997
Tibor Mestyán, A palacsintás király 
1998
Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1922) 
1998
Mary Castle, The Lawless Breed 
1998
Mihail Badiceanu, Zdravstvuyte, ya priyekhal! 
1998
Mariana Villar, Quando o Mar Galgou a Terra 
1998
Richard E. Westover, My Chauffeur 
1998
D. Christian Gottshall, Matinee 
1999
Perry Ford, Episode #9.24 
1999
Léon Barzin, Albert Schweitzer 
1999
Vernon W. Kramer, Operation Petticoat 
1999
Kidar Nath Sharma, Neel Kamal 
1999
Oscar Ljung, The Virgin Spring 
2000
Clifton Wells, Castle in the Sky 
2000
Gene Roemer, All About Eve 
2000
Italo Zingarelli, They Call Me Trinity 
2000
Mark Denis, Elvis 
2000
John Pearce, THX 1138 
2000
Robert Dunbar, Second Fiddle 
2000
Tim Kiley, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 
2000
Scott England, American History X 
2000
Van Dong Pham, Roots of a War: 1945-1953 
2001
Jacques Mancier, Bonheur à tout prix 
2001
Marie Jahoda, Einstweilen wird es Mittag oder Die Arbeitslosen von Marienthal 
2001
Allan Sloane, The Hiding Place 
2001
Jonathan Bixby, Angel Passing 
2001
Fritz Hartnagel,  
2001
Walter Hannemann, Smokey and the Bandit 
2002
Bob Akin, American industrialist and race car driver (b. 1936) 
2002
Lor Tok, Thai comedian and actor (b. 1914) 
2002
Qiong Liu, Fang mao zi 
2002
Fernando Pessa, Allo, Mona Lisa 
2003
Jacques Mars, The Phantom of the Opera 
2003
Josef Kadlec, Svet otevrený náhodám 
2003
Beverly Simmons, Buck Privates Come Home 
2003
Larry Weber, The Edge of Night 
2003
Janko Bobetko, Destinies: Janko Bobetko 
2004
Sid Smith, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925) 
2004
Radim Cvrcek, Ghosts of the Dormers 
2004
Celia Kushner, I'll Be Home for Christmas 
2004
Sid Smith, Tribute 
2004
Nick Joaquin, Kisapmata 
2005
William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927) 
2005
Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966) 
2005
George Tatar, Rich, Young and Pretty 
2005
Ed Friedman, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 
2005
Brook Williams, Where Eagles Dare 
2005
Mariana Levy, The Mischievous Dreamer 
2005
Mel Gussow, Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker 
2005
John Jay, Star Wars 
2005
Johnnie Stewart, Top of the Pops 
2005
William J. Bell, The Young and the Restless 
2006
John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (b. 1908) 
2006
Billy Durkin, The Final Comedown 
2006
Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Jalan raya pos 
2006
Jean-François Revel, Nadie escuchaba 
2006
Yôichi Numata, Ring 
2006
John Kenneth Galbraith, Fiscal Policy: Can We Control the Economy? 
2006
Alberta Nelson, Beach Party 
2007
Milt Bocek, American baseball player (b. 1912) 
2007
Josh Hancock, American baseball player (b. 1978) 
2007
Ivica Račan, former Prime Minister of Croatia (b. 1944) 
2007
Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor, known as the leader of Olsenbanden 
2007
Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940) 
2007
Zhang Taofang, Chinese sniper (b. 1931) 
2007
Buddy Robinson, State Fair 
2007
Ivica Racan, The Death of Yugoslavia 
2007
Serafim Gonzalez, A Prisão 
2007
Arve Opsahl, Olsen-banden 
2007
Georges Aminel, B.C. Rock 
2007
Brigitte Krause, Parker kommt heut nacht 
2007
Heather Robertson, White Chicks 
2007
Andre Philippe, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 
2008
Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist, known as the first to synthesize LSD (b. 1906) 
2008
Claus Nissen, The Perfect Human 
2008
Robert L. Bratton, Touch of Evil 
2008
Julie Ege, On Her Majesty's Secret Service 
2008
Albert Hofmann, Hofmann's Potion 
2008
Lewis Croft, We're Off to See the Munchkins 
2008
Gil Barreto, Scarface 
2009
Marl Young, Lucy Meets the Burtons 
2009
Jack Lohrke, Game 5 
2009
Arne Riis, Frisøndag 
2009
Lubomir Zajac, Stowarzyszenie Teatralne 'Gardzienice' 
2009
Nora O'Brien, Outbreak 
2009
Ramineedu Gutha, Palnati Yudham 
2009
Matti Inkinen, Episode dated 8 February 1985 
2010
Avigdor Arikha, Henri Cartier-Bresson: Pen, Brush and Camera 
2010
Johannes Fritsch, Augenblicke 
2010
Walter E. Sear, The Beyond 
2010
Malik Kayumov, O tom, chego ne bylo 
2010
Ryszard Matuszewski, Wspomnienia o Julianie Tuwimie 
2010
Galina Komarova, The Thief 
2011
Joanna Russ, Hungry Girls 
2011
Sidney Michaels, Tippy-Top 
2011
Waldemar Baszanowski, Powrót 
2011
Vsevolod Shestakov, Matematik i chyort 
2011
Teofila Reich-Ranicki, Wetten, dass..? aus Köln 
2011
Larry Larson, Babysitter Wanted 
2011
David Mason, Brandenburg Concertos: Concerto No. 2 in F Major/Concerto No. 3 in G Major 
2012
Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister, dies at 69 
2012
Amarillo Slim, American professional poker player, dies at 83 
2012
'Amarillo Slim' Preston, All In: The Poker Movie 
2012
Tim Mogg, The Time Traveler's Wife 
2012
Ed Arter, Raging Bull 
2012
Wieslaw Chrzanowski, Warszawa walczy 1939-1945. 63 dni powstania warszawskiego 
2012
Joel Goldsmith, Shiloh 
2012
Eric Charden, Episode dated 22 April 2012 
2012
Shukri Ghanem, Episode dated 2 January 2004 
2012
Luiz Carlos Buruca, Menino do Rio 
2013
John La Montaine, American composer, dies at 93 
2013
Marion Knight, Marion Knight 
2013
Shinji Maki, Nutcracker Fantasy 
2013
Anne Valery, Emmerdale 
2013
Konrad Rupf, Der Wert des Wechsels 
2013
Andreas Douzos, Alloimono stous neous 
2013
Michela Roc, Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory 
2014
Gailene Stock, First Position 
2014
Glenn Osser, Big Blonde 
2014
Bob Hoskins, Who Framed Roger Rabbit 
2014
Al Feldstein, Tales from the Crypt 
2014
Ramil Rodriguez, Sinasamba kita 
2014
Norma Pons, Sotto voce 
2014
Iveta Bartosová, Episode dated 18 March 2005 
2015
Jean Lescot, Mon oncle d'Amérique 
2015
Dragica Tomas, Die rote Zora 
2015
Batyrkhan Shukenov, Episode #1.18 
2015
Calvin Peete, Episode dated 29 April 1988 
2015
Myuran Sukamaran, My Brother Andy 
2015
Philip Perlman, Man on the Moon 
2015
Paul Hudak, Plant This Movie 
2015
Paul Hudak, Hasbro Family Game Night 
2015
Charles Benton, Stuart Wagstaff's World Playhouse 
2015
Andrew Chan, My Brother Andy 
2015
Jean Nidetch, Episode dated 23 January 1973 
2015
Dan Walker,  
2015
Ryan Cosgrove, The Polar Express 
2015
Nicholas Gruner, The Secret Still Silenced 
2015
Erich Selbmann, Jahreswechsel - Zeitenwechsel 
2016
Hi-de-Hi! actor Barry Howard, best known as ballroom dancer Barry, dies aged 78 
2016
Robert J Cooper dies aged 39, creator of St-Germain elderflower liqueur 
2016
David Page, award-winning music director of Bangarra, dies aged 55 
2017
Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117 
2017
American-Armenian writer Peter Suryan dies aged 84 
2017
Michael Mantenuto Dead: Former Disney Star Dies, Aged 35 
2018
Burning Man festival founder Larry Harvey dies aged 70 
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