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1887Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies at 36

1674John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65

November 8th Deaths
Date Event
397
Martin of Tours, [St Martin], bishop of Tours, dies 
618
St Deusdedit/Adeodatus I, Italian Pope (615-18), dies 
955
Pope Agapetus II 
1171
Baldwin IV, Count of Hainaut (b. 1108) 
1195
Conrad of Hohenstaufen 
1226
Louis VIII, the Lion, King of France (1223-26), dies at 39 
1228
Dirk I, ruler of Heinsberg/Valkenburg, dies 
1246
Berenguela of Castile, wife of Alfonso IX of Castile (b. 1180) 
1308
Duns Scotus, Scottish philosopher (coined the word dunce), dies at 42 
1494
Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 
1517
Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, cardinal/Chancellor of Castilia, dies 
1527
Jerome Emser, German theologian (b. 1477) 
1578
Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51 
1590
Joost Jansz Bilhamer, master builder/cartographer, dies at about 49 
1595
Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist, dies at 69 
1599
Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer (b. 1528) 
1600
Natsuka Masaie, Japanese warlord (b. 1562) 
1605
Robert Catesby, English conspirator (b. 1573) 
1638
Johann H Alsted, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 50 
1658
Pieter Floriszoon, Dutch admiral, dies in naval Battle of the Sound at about 50 
1658
Witte de With, Dutch vice-admiral, dies in naval Battle of the Sound, at age 59 
1674
John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65 
1674
John Milton, Die Schöpfung 
1694
Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58 
1719
Michel Rolle, French mathematician (b. 1652) 
1757
Pierre Prowo, composer, dies at 60 
1805
Francois-Thomas de Baculard d'Arnaud, French writer, dies at 87 
1811
Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies, dies at 47 
1817
Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter of Napoleon, dies at 63 
1830
King Francis I of the Two Sicilies (b. 1777) 
1833
Maximilian Stadler, composer, dies at 85 
1858
George Peacock, English Mathematician, dies at 67 
1860
Charles Fellows, English Archaeologist who discovered ruins of the cities of ancient Lycia and brought to Lycian marbles to England, dies 
1873
Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Span poet/comic playwright, dies at 76 
1880
Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66 
1885
Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71 
1886
Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29 
1887
Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies at 36 
1890
Caesar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67 
1890
César Franck, The Wolverine 
1905
Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (b. 1870) 
1908
Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77 
1908
William Edward Ayrton, English Physicist and Inventor, dies at 60 
1908
Victorien Sardou, That Uncertain Feeling 
1909
Charles Bordes, composer, dies at 46 
1909
Eduard de Hartog, composer, dies at 80 
1911
Samuel Wilks, British Physician and founding father of clinical science, dies at 87 
1917
Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies during WW I 
1917
Milutin Bojic, Lanci 
1920
Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83 
1920
Salomon Anski, Russian/Polish yiddish author (Dibboek), dies at 57 
1921
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Slovak poet (b. 1849) 
1923
Jirí Nedosinský, Cesty k výsinám 
1924
Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64 
1926
James K. Hackett, The Prisoner of Zenda 
1928
Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor/director (Streets of sin), dies at 45 
1928
Marius Sestier, The Melbourne Cup 
1930
Clare Eames, The New Commandment 
1933
Mohammed Nadir Shah, king of Afghanistan, assassin by Abdul Khallig 
1933
John Hennings, The Poor Millionaire 
1934
Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (b. 1879) 
1934
James Mark Baldwin, American Philosopher and Psychologist, dies at 73 
1935
Charles Kingsford Smith, The Old Bus 
1936
Joe Traub, Earthworm Tractors 
1936
Walter Reimann, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
1937
James Ramsay MacDonald, British PM (Lab, 1924, 29-35), dies at 71 
1937
Francis de Croisset, A Woman's Face 
1937
Ivy Duke, A Maid of the Silver Sea 
1940
Georg Blickingberg, Unga hjärtan 
1941
Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83 
1942
Edward Puchalski, Antosia zgubil gorset 
1943
James Leo Meehan, The Keeper of the Bees 
1944
Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies 
1944
Miklós Radnóti, Minden kezdet nehéz 
1945
Väinö Haapalainen, Valkoiset ruusut 
1945
August von Mackensen, Totenkopfreiter 
1945
Harry Pease, Where the Truth Lies 
1949
Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian clergyman (b. 1874) 
1949
Billy Baskette, Forget Me Not 
1950
Marcelle Monthil, Children of Paradise 
1951
Rafael Pihlaja, Katupeilin takana 
1951
Robert Kegerreis, Miss Deception 
1952
Claude Carter, cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies 
1952
Jacob Kull, Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1952
Hugh Prosser, The Squire 
1953
Iwan Bunin, writer, dies at 83 
1953
John van Melle, South African writer (Bart Nel), dies at 66 
1953
Ivan Bunin, Meshcherskie 
1953
Charles Hochberg, If a Body Meets a Body 
1954
Dave Brodie, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 
1954
Cleo Mayfield, Cecil Lean and Cleo Mayfield 
1955
Donatien, Mon curé chez les riches 
1956
Charles Gee, A Dog's Life 
1956
Josh Binney, Hi-De-Ho 
1957
John Grady, Drums Along the Mohawk 
1957
Ferenc Pless, The New Relative 
1959
Frank Sherman Land, founder of DeMolay International (b. 1890) 
1959
Anna Demetrio, The Big Store 
1960
Argentino Galván, Reportaje a un cadáver 
1960
Olga Sjøgren, Skjærgårdsflirt 
1962
Karel Jicínský, Falesná kocicka 
1962
Gustaf Torrestad, Love, Sunshine and Songs 
1962
Willis H. O'Brien, The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy 
1962
Ivy Crosthwaite, Fatty and the Broadway Stars 
1963
Simon Jurovsky, composer, dies at 51 
1963
Simon Jurovsky, St. Peter's Umbrella 
1963
Chico De Verdi, The Night Is Young 
1964
Kinba Sanyûtei, The Actress and the Poet 
1965
Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913) 
1965
Emma Gramatica, Miracle in Milan 
1965
Dorothy Kilgallen, Episode dated 5 October 1952 
1966
Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75 
1968
Wendell Corey, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies at 54 
1968
George Unholz, The Road to Hollywood 
1969
Kam Tong, actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Mr Garlund), dies at 62 
1969
Vesto Slipher, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory 
1970
Huw Thomas Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician (b. 1892) 
1974
Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60 
1976
Gottfried Von Cramm,  
1977
Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896) 
1977
Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87 
1978
Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84 
1978
Ron Myron, Ring of Fire 
1978
Norman Rockwell, Norman Rockwell's World... An American Dream 
1979
Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63 
1979
Yvonne de Gaulle, wife of Charles de Gaulle (b. 1900) 
1979
Sydney Tafler, The Spy Who Loved Me 
1979
John Roach, The Merry Widow 
1979
Jack Roach, Wrong Again 
1979
Arthur Belasco, Hail the Princess 
1981
Marc Decorte, Kapitein Zeppos 
1982
Shinsuke Minami, Dodes'ka-den 
1982
Tommy Mack, Shop Talk 
1982
Pasko Romac, Arrive Before Daybreak 
1982
Marco de Gastyne, Douchka 
1982
Mary Patton, The Search 
1982
Jayme Florence, The Devil Queen 
1983
Betty Nuthall, English tennis player, dies at 72 
1983
Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure 
1983
Mordecai Kaplan, Rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism (b. 1881) 
1983
Ramón Gutiérrez del Barrio, Surcos en el mar 
1983
James Hayden, Once Upon a Time in America 
1983
Robert Agnew, The College Hero 
1984
Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81 
1984
Karin Simonnæs, Skuggen av ein helt 
1984
Collin Walcott, Last Summer 
1984
Béla Fáy, Dreams of Love 
1984
Carl Junghans, Takový je zivot 
1985
Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (b. 1899) 
1985
Masten Gregory, Le Mans 
1985
Emile Avery, Trojan Horse 
1986
Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78 
1986
Vyacheslav Molotov, Russian politician (b. 1890) 
1986
King Clancy,  
1986
Beatrice Kay, Underworld U.S.A. 
1986
Dolly Bouwmeester, De sensatie der toekomst 
1986
Don Richman, Jeannie, the Matchmaker 
1986
Vyacheslav Molotov, Tasavallan Presidentti J.K. Paasikivi Moskovassa I 
1986
Chuck Geisler, Earthworm Tractors 
1987
Kurt Ingvall, Hot Cat? 
1987
Olga Bellin, Another World 
1987
Noble 'Kid' Chissell, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 
1987
Yevgeniya Khanayeva, Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears 
1988
Jesse Aragon, 3:15 
1988
Warren Casey, Grease 
1988
Tadeusz Kozusznik, Vabank II czyli riposta 
1989
Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67 
1989
Robert Gerringer, The Exorcist 
1990
Anya Seton, US author, dies 
1990
Grampy Davis, dies of heart attack at 87 
1990
Anya Seton, Dragonwyck 
1990
Forrest T. Butler, The Apartment 
1990
Earl Torgeson, Game 6 
1991
Christine Felsmann, dies 
1991
Frances Faye, singer/actress (Pretty Baby), dies after strokes 
1991
John Kirckpatrick, US musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies 
1991
Patrick Hamilton, author (Gaslight, Rope, Angel Street), dies at 45 
1991
Frantisek Husák, Closely Watched Trains 
1991
Paul Colline, Adémaï bandit d'honneur 
1991
Christiane Felsmann, Der große Mandarin 
1991
Charlotte Moorman, Global Groove 
1991
Frances Faye, Episode #2.6 
1992
Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952), dies 
1992
Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies 
1992
István Dégi, The Fifth Seal 
1992
Larry Levan, Street Smart 
1992
Red Mitchell, I Want to Live! 
1992
John Richmond, The Case of the Medicine Man 
1992
Arlette Clark, Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty 
1992
Hanna Skarzanka, A Year of the Quiet Sun 
1993
Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906) 
1993
László Perényi, Magyar sasok 
1993
Frank Sundström, Shame 
1993
Wolfgang Sasse, Der Steckbrief 
1993
Dick Cathcart, Episode #1.24 
1993
Nikolay Khoshchanov, Noch bez miloserdiya 
1994
Marianne Straub, weaver, dies at 85 
1994
Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54 
1994
Larisa Berezhnaya,  
1994
Zdenek Rehor, Divoký koník Ryn 
1994
Mabel Schirmer, George Gershwin Remembered 
1994
Howard Miller, Senior Prom 
1994
Michael O'Donoghue, Scrooged 
1994
Kay St. Germain Wells, How to See South America by Bus 
1994
Betty Tanner, We're Off to See the Munchkins 
1994
Roderick Ewing, Give Me Your Weak 
1995
Country Dan Dick Montana McLain, singer, dies at 40 
1995
Neil Blaney, politician, dies at 73 
1995
Gertrude Messinger, The Rider of the Law 
1995
Georg Philipp, Ein Strich durch die Rechnung 
1995
Eileen Erskine, Great Expectations 
1995
Wolf Goette, Für Mord kein Beweis 
1996
Edward Albert Radice, economist, dies at 89 
1996
Peter Fowler, physicist, dies at 73 
1996
Valentin Pechnikov, Three Poplars at Plyuschikha Street 
1996
Gino Marinuzzi Jr., Planet of the Vampires 
1997
Ching-Ying Lam, Mr. Vampire 
1997
Fred Libby, 3 Godfathers 
1997
Michael Ward, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 
1997
Zbigniew Prus, Skradziona kolekcja 
1998
Jean Marais, French actor (b. 1913) 
1998
Erol Tas, Dry Summer 
1998
Rod De Medici, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1998
Nevzat Okçugil, Talih Kusu 
1998
Jean Marais, Beauty and the Beast 
1998
Rumer Godden, The River 
1998
Lonnie Pitchford, A Love Song for Bobby Long 
1999
Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1941) 
1999
Leon Štukelj, Slovenian gymnast (b. 1898) 
1999
Mario De Simone, Big Deal on Madonna Street 
1999
Leon Stukelji, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1999
Lester Bowie, The Little Gangster 
1999
Don Cropper, Baby Boom 
1999
Harry Riebauer, The Great Escape 
2000
Annamária Prókay, Gengszterfilm 
2000
Krzysztof Litwin, The Saragossa Manuscript 
2000
Eugenia Rawls, Turn of Events 
2000
Elio Crovetto, Le baruffe chiozzotte 
2001
Steve Suits, Back to the Future 
2001
Irv Faling, Breakheart Pass 
2001
Ryûichi Yokoyama, Being Two Isn't Easy 
2001
Melvin Burkhart, Sideshow: Alive on the Inside 
2001
Ralph Zumbano, Quebrando a Cara 
2001
Radmila Savicevic, Strangler vs. Strangler 
2002
Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (b. 1931) 
2002
Jamie Schmitt, Lethal Innocence 
2002
Jerry Goodis, The Travellers: This Land Is Your Land 
2002
Christopher Parsons, Beef by Night and Beef by Day 
2002
Jack Solomon, The Graduate 
2002
Irv Wyner, The Bugs Bunny Show 
2003
Bob Grant, English actor (b. 1932) 
2003
C. Z. Guest, American socialite (b. 1920) 
2003
Guy Speranza, American singer, original Riot frontman (b. 1956) 
2003
Henry Phace Roberts, The Cotton Club 
2003
C.Z. Guest, Barbara Hutton 
2003
Bob Grant, What the Stars Foretell 
2004
Peter Mathers, English-born Australian novelist (b. 1931) 
2004
Eddie Charlton, 1975 World Snooker Championship Final 
2004
Kaylan Pickford, Somewhere, Tomorrow 
2004
Kim Skat Nørrevig, The Funeral 
2004
Frank Shelley, The Remains of the Day 
2004
Zbigniew Hellebrand, Ocalic miasto 
2005
David Westheimer, American novelist (b. 1917) 
2005
Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (b. 1928) 
2005
Carola Höhn, To New Shores 
2005
Pierre Bernier, Comment jouer au volleyball 
2005
Alekos Alexandrakis, Stella 
2005
Mario Menéndez, El vivo retrato 
2005
Avril Angers, The Family Way 
2005
Bo Högberg, The Indelicate Balance 
2005
Viktor Arsentev, Adventures of Mowgli 
2005
Edward P. Ancona Jr., Little House on the Prairie 
2005
David Westheimer, Von Ryan's Express 
2005
Paavo Liski, The Unknown Soldier 
2006
Basil Poledouris, American film score composer (b. 1945) 
2006
Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist 
2006
Basil Poledouris, Starship Troopers 
2006
Gyorgy Litvan, A vörös grófnö 
2006
Mário Zan, Los hombres no deben llorar 
2006
Gillie Fenwick, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
2007
Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary. (b. 1943) 
2007
Chad Varah, English founder of charity The Samaritans (b. 1911) 
2007
Michael Delahoussaye, Dunston Checks In 
2007
Gretchen Houser, The Ladies Man 
2007
Helena Samara, Como Consolar Viúvas 
2007
Francine Parker, FTA 
2007
Chad Varah, Nobody Understands Miranda 
2007
Motosuke Takahashi, The Mysterious Cities of Gold 
2007
Betty Endicott, The Vampire 
2007
John Arpin, River Inn 
2008
Al Magallon, The Journey of Natty Gann 
2008
Georges Dufaux, Une histoire inventée 
2008
Sarah Lawson, The Dawning 
2008
Joe Hyams, Brubaker 
2008
Robert Nagy, Hitman: Contracts 
2008
Halina Garus, The Saragossa Manuscript 
2008
Mieczyslaw Rakowski, I'll Play It for You 
2009
Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist (b. 1916) 
2009
Alyona Bondarchuk, Boris Godunov 
2009
Igor Starygin, D'artagnan and Three Musketeers 
2009
Vladimir Popovic, Izdanci iz opaljenog grma 
2009
Vitaly Ginzburg, Vitginzburg 
2009
Gerd Mayen, Ein Sommernachtstraum 
2009
Malcolm Laycock, Al Bowlly: The Very Thought of You 
2009
Arda Mandikian, The Turn of the Screw 
2010
Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925) 
2010
Jack Levine, American painter (b. 1915) 
2010
Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (b. 1961) 
2010
Alex Fagan, American law enforcement official (b. 1950) 
2010
Addison Powell, Another World 
2010
Emilio Massera,  
2010
Philip Carlo, Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer 
2010
Joshua Dufort, Astro Zombies: M3 - Cloned 
2010
Richard J. Bing, Para Fuera 
2010
Jack Levine, Jack Levine: Feast of Pure Reason 
2011
Heavy D, American hip-hop artist. (b. 1967) 
2011
Bil Keane, American cartoonist (b. 1922) 
2011
Hal Bruno, 1992 Vice Presidential Debate 
2011
Heavy D, The Cider House Rules 
2011
Ed Macauley, Trade Robberies 
2011
Clay Cambern, The Mask of Zorro 
2011
Tomás Segovia, Tajimara 
2011
Gene S. Cantamessa, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 
2011
Bianca Sollazzo, Celebrità 
2011
Bil Keane, A Family Circus Christmas 
2011
Ricky Hui, Mr. Vampire 
2012
Lucille Bliss, American voice artist, dies from natural causes at 96 
2012
Lucille Bliss, Robots 
2012
Lizardo Díaz Muñoz, Canción de paz 
2012
Herbert Carter, In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen 
2012
Lee MacPhail, 2008 MLB All-Star Game 
2012
Marianne Thielmann, Die Forelle 
2012
Roger Hammond, The King's Speech 
2012
Oleg Sharovarov, The Lover 
2012
Jeannie Hayes, Innocent Looks 
2012
Cornel Lucas, The Red Shoes 
2013
Darinka Zivkovic, Petrijin venac 
2013
Steve Millichamp, Mad Max 
2013
Don Weissmuller, Miss America 
2013
Chiyoko Shimakura, Third Base 
2013
Jacques Siclier, Janique aimée 
2013
Ben Wolf, Brigadoon 
2013
Chitti Babu, The Ten Avatars 
2013
Sarah Wild, Deep Anal Abyss 2 
2013
Marianne Edwards, Sprucin' Up 
2013
Valentin Sveshnikov, Ostorozhno, dveri otkryvayutsya 
2014
Harry Arnold, Episode #1.3 
2014
Don Paul, Easy Living 
2014
Hannes Hegen, Die Digedags in grauer Vorzeit 
2014
Aleksandr Potapov, Faithfulness 
2014
Meesai Murugesan, Unnal Mudiyum Thambi 
2014
Luigi Gorrini, Il cacciatore del cielo 
2014
Ernie Vandeweghe, Bill Walton 
2014
Françoise Graton, This Is My Father 
2014
Audrey White, A Piece of Cake 
2016
Veteran BBC broadcaster Jimmy Young dies aged 95 
2017
Former MLB Star Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash at Age 40 
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