Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 10th November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 10th November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 10th November marks the day when we reflect on the lives and legacies of those who have left an indelible imprint on history through their remarkable contributions and achievements.

Year Event
405 Arsacius of Tarsus, Tarsian archbishop (b. 324)
683 Yazid I, Muslim caliph (b. 647)
865 Petronas, Byzantine general
865 Antony the Younger, Byzantine monk and saint (b. 785)
875 Teutberga, queen of Lotharingia
1028 Constantine VIII, Byzantine emperor (b. 960)
1078 Udo of Nellenburg, Archbishop of Trier (during the siege of Tübingen)
1089 Saint Peter Igneus, Italian Benedictine monk
1130 Teresa of León, Countess of Portugal, Portuguese regent (b. 1080)
1189 King William II of Sicily (“the Good”) (b. 1153)
1285 King Peter III of Aragon (b. 1239)
1331 Stefan Uroš III Dečanski of Serbia (b. c. 1285)
1561 Hans Tausen, Danish reformer (b. 1494)
1583 Gerald FitzGerald, 15th Earl of Desmond, Irish rebel
1623 Philippe de Mornay, French theorist and author (b. 1549)
1638 Cornelis van Haarlem, Dutch painter and illustrator (b. 1562)
1724 Joseph Blake, English criminal (b. 1700)
1812 Platon Levshin, Russian metropolitan (b. 1737)
1831 Nat Turner, American slave and rebel leader (b. 1800)
1855 Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher, author, and poet (b. 1813)
1861 Pedro V of Portugal (b. 1837)
1862 James Madison Porter, American lawyer and politician, 18th United States Secretary of War (b. 1793)
1880 Ned Kelly, Australian criminal (b. 1855)
1880 Lucretia Mott, American activist (b. 1793)
1884 Alfred Brehm German zoologist, author, and illustrator (b. 1827)
1887 Haymarket affair defendants:
1887 George Engel, German-American businessman and activist (b. 1836)
1887 Adolph Fischer, German-American printer and activist (b. 1858)
1887 Albert Parsons, American journalist and activist (b. 1848)
1887 August Spies, American journalist and activist (b. 1855)
1917 Liliuokalani of Hawaii (b. 1838)
1918 George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier (b. 1892)
1919 Pavel Chistyakov, Russian painter and educator (b. 1832)
1921 Léon Moreaux, French target shooter (b. 1852)
1931 Shibusawa Eiichi, Japanese businessman (b. 1840)
1939 Bob Marshall, American author and activist (b. 1901)
1940 Muhittin Akyüz, Turkish general and diplomat (b. 1870)
1944 Munir Ertegun, Turkish diplomat (b. 1883)
1945 Jerome Kern, American composer (b. 1885)
1949 Loukas Kanakaris-Roufos, Greek lawyer and politician, Greek Minister of Foreign Minister (b. 1878)
1950 Alexandros Diomidis, Greek banker and politician, 145th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1875)
1953 Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (b. 1866)
1961 Behiç Erkin, Turkish colonel and politician, Turkish Minister of Environment and Urban Planning (b. 1876)
1962 Joseph Ruddy, American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1878)
1965 Luis Arturo González López Guatemalan supreme court judge and briefly acting president (b. 1900)
1972 Berry Oakley, American bass player (b. 1948)
1973 Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1895)
1973 Richard von Frankenberg, German race car driver and journalist (b. 1922)
1974 Alfonso Leng, Chilean dentist, composer, and academic (b. 1894)
1976 Alexander Calder, American sculptor (b. 1898)
1977 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist and activist (b. 1950)
1979 Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-American composer and conductor (b. 1894)
1980 Vince Gair, Australian politician, 27th Premier of Queensland (b. 1901)
1984 Martin Luther King, Sr., American pastor, missionary, and activist (b. 1899)
1985 Pelle Lindbergh, Swedish ice hockey player (b. 1959)
1985 Arthur Rothstein, American photographer and educator (b. 1915)
1988 Charles Groves Wright Anderson, South African-Australian colonel and politician (b. 1897)
1988 William Ifor Jones, Welsh conductor and organist (b. 1900)
1990 Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (b. 1909)
1990 Sadi Irmak, Turkish physician and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1904)
1990 Alexis Minotis, Greek actor and director (b. 1898)
1990 Yiannis Ritsos, Greek poet and playwright (b. 1909)
1993 Erskine Hawkins, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1914)
1993 John Stanley, American author and illustrator (b. 1914)
1994 John A. Volpe, American soldier and politician, 61st Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1908)
1994 Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist, historian, and publicist (b. 1922)
1997 Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (b. 1950)
1997 William Alland, American film producer and writer (b. 1916)
1998 Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player and soldier (b. 1913)
1998 Paddy Clancy, Irish singer and actor (b. 1922)
1999 Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (b. 1961)
1999 Jacobo Timerman, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1923)
2000 Sandra Schmitt, German skier (b. 1981)
2001 Erna Viitol, Estonian sculptor (b. 1920)
2002 Frances Ames, South African neurologist, psychiatrist, and human rights activist (b. 1920)
2003 Miquel Martí i Pol, Catalan poet (b. 1929)
2004 Dayton Allen, American comedian and voice actor (b. 1919)
2004 Yasser Arafat, Palestinian engineer and politician, 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)
2004 Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (b. 1948)
2005 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American director and producer (b. 1930)
2005 Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, English photographer (b. 1939)
2005 Peter Drucker, Austrian-American author, theorist, and educator (b. 1909)
2006 Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (b. 1974)
2007 Delbert Mann, American director and producer (b. 1920)
2008 Herb Score, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1933)
2008 Mustafa Şekip Birgöl, Turkish colonel (b. 1903)
2010 Marie Osborne Yeats, American actress and costume designer (b. 1911)
2011 Francisco Blake Mora, Mexican lawyer and politician, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1966)
2012 Lam Adesina, Nigerian educator and politician, Governor of Oyo State (b. 1939)
2012 Joe Egan, English rugby player and coach (b. 1919)
2012 Rex Hunt, English lieutenant, pilot, and diplomat, Governor of the Falkland Islands (b. 1926)
2012 Victor Mees, Belgian footballer (b. 1927)
2012 Harry Wayland Randall, American photographer (b. 1915)
2013 John Barnhill, American basketball player and coach (b. 1938)
2013 Domenico Bartolucci, Italian cardinal and composer (b. 1917)
2013 Bob Beckham, American singer-songwriter (b. 1927)
2013 John S. Dunne, American priest and theologian (b. 1929)
2013 Atilla Karaosmanoğlu, Turkish economist and politician, 33rd Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1931)
2014 John Doar, American lawyer and activist (b. 1921)
2014 Big Bank Hank, American rapper (b. 1956)
2014 Philip G. Hodge, American engineer and academic (b. 1920)
2014 Harry Lonsdale, American chemist, businessman, and politician (b. 1932)
2014 Jim Rogers, American academic and politician (b. 1935)
2014 Carol Ann Susi, American actress (b. 1952)
2015 Rita Gross, American theologian and author (b. 1943)
2015 Nathaniel Marston, American actor and producer (b. 1975)
2016 Victor Bailey, American singer and bass player (Weather Report) (b. 1960)
2016 Robert Vaughn, American actor (b. 1932)
2017 Chiquito de la Calzada, Spanish singer, actor and comedian (b. 1932)

As we draw this tribute to a close, let us carry forward the lessons and legacies of those we have lost. Their impact on the world remains etched in the fabric of time, serving as a reminder of the enduring power of the human spirit. May their contributions continue to inspire us to strive for greatness and leave our own meaningful mark on the world.

Join us in continuing to celebrate the lives and contributions of those who have shaped our world, even in their absence. Their memory lives on through the stories we share and the legacies we continue to uphold. Until next time, may their spirits find peace in the legacy they have left behind.

Laila is a seasoned content writer at USInsightNews, renowned for her captivating storytelling and incisive analysis. Outside of her professional endeavors, Laila can be found exploring new literary works, immersing herself in nature, and advocating for the power of education in empowering communities.

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