Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 22nd November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 22nd November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 22nd 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
386 Jin Feidi, emperor of the Jin Dynasty (b. 342)
947 Berthold, Duke of Bavaria (b. 900)
955 Eadred, English king (b. 923)
1161 Adam, Abbot of Ebrach
1183 William Fitz Robert, 2nd Earl of Gloucester (b. 1116)
1407 Louis I, Duke of Orléans (b. 1372)
1457 Ladislaus the Posthumous, Hungarian king (b. 1440)
1464 Blessed Margaret of Savoy (b. 1390)
1499 Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English throne (b. c. 1474)
1503 Bona of Savoy (b. 1449)
1503 Margaret of York (b. 1446)
1572 Bronzino, Italian painter and poet (b. 1503)
1585 Thomas Tallis, English composer (b. c.1505)
1616 Richard Hakluyt, English priest and author (b. 1552)
1682 Claude Lorrain, French-Italian painter and engraver (b. 1604)
1763 Friedrich Heinrich von Seckendorff, German field marshal and diplomat (b. 1673)
1769 Constantine Mavrocordatos, Greek prince (b. 1711)
1803 Roger Newdigate, English politician (b. 1719)
1804 Richard Graves, English minister and author (b. 1715)
1804 Ivan Mane Jarnović, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1747)
1807 Jean-François Rewbell, French lawyer and politician (b. 1747)
1814 Elbridge Gerry, American merchant and politician, 5th Vice President of the United States of America (b. 1744)
1833 Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French general and politician, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1762)
1890 William III of the Netherlands (b. 1817)
1899 Thomas Henry Ismay, English businessman, founded White Star Line (b. 1837)
1905 John Burdon-Sanderson, English physiologist and academic (b. 1828)
1910 Hawley Harvey Crippen, American physician and murderer (b. 1862)
1927 Miguel Pro, Mexican priest and martyr (b. 1891)
1934 Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)
1937 Jagadish Chandra Bose, Bangladeshi-Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, and archaeologist (b. 1858)
1937 George Albert Boulenger, Belgian-English zoologist and botanist (b. 1858)
1937 Miklós Kovács Hungarian-Slovene cantor and poet (b. 1857)
1948 Hack Wilson, American baseball player (b. 1900)
1958 Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (b. 1880)
1958 Johnston McCulley, American author and screenwriter (b. 1883)
1966 Seán T. O’Kelly, Irish politician, 2nd President of Ireland (b. 1882)
1970 Yusof bin Ishak, Singaporean journalist and politician, 1st President of Singapore (b. 1910)
1972 Marie Wilson, American actress (b. 1916)
1973 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor, director, and producer (b. 1889)
1974 notable victims of the Massacre of the Sixty:

Abiye Abebe, Ethiopian general and politician (b. 1918)
Aman Andom, Ethiopian general and politician, President of Ethiopia (b. 1924)
Aklilu Habte-Wold, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1912)
Asrate Kassa, Ethiopian commander (b. 1922)
Endelkachew Makonnen, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1927)

Abiye Abebe, Ethiopian general and politician (b. 1918)
Aman Andom, Ethiopian general and politician, President of Ethiopia (b. 1924)
Aklilu Habte-Wold, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1912)
Asrate Kassa, Ethiopian commander (b. 1922)
Endelkachew Makonnen, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1927)
1974 Cornelius Ryan, Irish-American journalist and author (b. 1920)
1976 André Malraux, French theorist and author (b. 1901)
1979 Merle Oberon, Indian-American actress and singer (b. 1911)
1979 Judee Sill, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)
1982 Grady Nutt, American minister and author (b. 1934)
1983 Juhan Muks, Estonian painter (b. 1899)
1983 Waheed Murad, Pakistani actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1938)
1984 Leonard Baker, American historian and author (b. 1931)
1990 Roald Dahl, British novelist, poet, and screenwriter (b. 1916)
1990 Bo Díaz, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1953)
1991 Klaus Kinski, German-American actor and director (b. 1926)
1992 Roy Acuff, American singer-songwriter and fiddler (b. 1903)
1992 Jean-François Thiriart, Belgian politician (b. 1922)
1994 Art Barr, American wrestler (b. 1966)
1994 Irwin Kostal, American songwriter, screenwriter, and publisher (b. 1911)
1995 Louis Malle, French-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1932)
1995 Junior Walker, American singer and saxophonist (b. 1931)
1996 Mohamed Amin, Kenyan photographer and journalist (b. 1943)
1996 Art Porter, Jr., American saxophonist and songwriter (b. 1961)
1997 Jorge Mas Canosa, Cuban-American businessman (b. 1939)
2000 Brian Rawlinson, English actor and playwright (b. 1931)
2001 Bo Belinsky, American baseball player (b. 1936)
2001 Mary Whitehouse, English educator and activist (b. 1910)
2002 Roberto Matta, Chilean-Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1911)
2004 Pete Franklin, American radio host (b. 1928)
2005 Constance Cummings, American-English actress (b. 1910)
2005 Frank Gatski, American football player and soldier (b. 1919)
2006 Jesús Blancornelas, Mexican journalist, co-founded Zeta Magazine (b. 1936)
2006 Nick Clarke, English journalist (b. 1948)
2006 Betty Comden, American actress, singer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)
2006 Alexander Litvinenko, Russian spy and defector (b. 1962)
2006 Philippe Noiret, French actor (b. 1930)
2006 Anita O’Day, American singer (b. 1919)
2006 Willie Pep, American boxer and referee (b. 1922)
2007 Joe Kennedy, American baseball player (b. 1979)
2007 Óscar Carmelo Sánchez, Bolivian footballer and manager (b. 1971)
2007 Robert Vesco, American-Cuban financier (b. 1935)
2007 Pat Walsh, New Zealand rugby union player (b. 1936)
2009 José Arraño Acevedo, Chilean journalist and historian (b. 1921)
2010 Nassos Daphnis, Greek-American painter and sculptor (b. 1914)
2010 Joyce Howard, English-American actress (b. 1922)
2011 Jim Rathmann, American race car driver (b. 1928)
2012 José Luis Borau, Spanish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
2012 Chuck Diering, American baseball player (b. 1923)
2012 Larry Hagman, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1931)
2012 Diana Isaac, English-New Zealand businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1921)
2013 Connie Broden, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1932)
2013 Jay Leggett, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1963)
2013 Peter B. Lewis, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1933)
2013 Wayne Mills, American singer-songwriter (b. 1969)
2013 Costanzo Preve, Italian philosopher and theorist (b. 1943)
2014 Marion Barry, American lawyer and politician, 2nd Mayor of the District of Columbia (b. 1936)
2014 Dorothy Cheney, American tennis player (b. 1916)
2014 Metropolitan Mikhail of Asyut (b. 1921)
2014 Murray Oliver, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1937)
2014 Clive Palmer, English banjo player (b. 1943)
2014 Pat Quinn, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1943)
2015 Jamiluddin Aali, Pakistani poet, playwright, and critic (b. 1925)
2015 Manmeet Bhullar, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1980)
2015 Dan Fante, American author and playwright (b. 1944)
2015 Douglass North, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1920)
2015 Jim Sochor, American football player and coach (b. 1938)
2016 Rita Barberá Nolla, Spanish politician (b. 1948)
2016 Ralph Branca, American baseball player (b. 1926)
2016 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (b. 1930)

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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