Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 24th November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 24th November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 24th 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
311 Pope Peter I of Alexandria
734 Bilge Khagan, Turkic emperor (b. 683)
1034 Malcolm II of Scotland (b. 954)
1120 William Adelin, son of Henry I of England (sinking of the White Ship) (b. 1103)
1185 Pope Lucius III (b. 1097)
1326 Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (b. 1264)
1374 Philip II, Prince of Taranto (b. 1329)
1456 Jacques Cœur, French merchant and banker (b. 1395)
1560 Andrea Doria, Italian admiral (b. 1466)
1565 Hu Zongxian, Chinese general (b. 1512)
1626 Edward Alleyn, English actor, founded Dulwich College (b. 1566)
1694 Ismaël Bullialdus, French astronomer and mathematician (b. 1605)
1700 Stephanus Van Cortlandt, American lawyer and politician, 10th Mayor of New York City (b. 1643)
1748 Isaac Watts, English hymnwriter and theologian (b. 1674)
1755 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist and composer (b. 1687)
1785 Richard Glover, English poet and politician (b. 1712)
1865 Heinrich Barth, German explorer and scholar (b. 1821)
1884 Hermann Kolbe, German chemist and academic (b. 1818)
1885 Thomas A. Hendricks, American lawyer and politician, 21st Vice President of the United States (b. 1819)
1885 Alfonso XII of Spain (b. 1857)
1909 Edward P. Allen, American lawyer and politician (b. 1839)
1920 Gaston Chevrolet, French-American race car driver and businessman (b. 1892)
1925 Vajiravudh, Siam king (b. 1880)
1944 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American lawyer and judge (b. 1866)
1948 Kanbun Uechi, Japanese martial artist, founded Uechi-ryū (b. 1877)
1949 Bill Robinson, American actor and dancer (b. 1878)
1950 Mao Anying, Chinese general (b. 1922)
1950 Johannes V. Jensen, Danish author and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)
1950 Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finnish linguist and diplomat (b. 1873)
1956 Alexander Dovzhenko, Ukrainian-Russian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1894)
1957 Prince George of Greece and Denmark (b. 1869)
1959 Gérard Philipe, French actor (b. 1922)
1961 Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (b. 1866)
1963 Alexander Marinesko, Russian lieutenant (b. 1913)
1965 Myra Hess, English pianist and educator (b. 1890)
1968 Upton Sinclair, American novelist, critic, and essayist (b. 1878)
1968 Paul Siple, American geographer and explorer (b. 1908)
1970 Yukio Mishima, Japanese author, actor, and director (b. 1925)
1972 Henri Coandă, Romanian engineer, designed the Coandă-1910 (b. 1886)
1973 Laurence Harvey, Lithuania-born English actor (b. 1928)
1974 Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1948)
1974 U Thant, Burmese lawyer and diplomat, 3rd Secretary-General of the United Nations (b. 1909)
1981 Jack Albertson, American actor and singer (b. 1907)
1984 Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Deputy Prime Minister of India (b. 1913)
1985 Geoffrey Grigson, English poet and critic (b. 1905)
1985 Franz Hildebrandt, German pastor and theologian (b. 1909)
1987 Harold Washington, American lawyer and politician, 51st Mayor of Chicago (b. 1922)
1989 Alva R. Fitch, American general (b. 1907)
1990 Merab Mamardashvili, Georgian philosopher and academic (b. 1930)
1991 Eleanor Audley, American actress and voice artist (b. 1905)
1995 Léon Zitrone, Russian-French journalist (b. 1914)
1997 Hastings Banda, Malawian physician and politician, 1st President of Malawi (b. 1898)
1998 Nelson Goodman, American philosopher and academic (b. 1906)
1998 Flip Wilson, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1933)
1999 Valentín Campa, Mexican union leader and politician (b. 1904)
2000 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player and scout (b. 1917)
2001 Harry Devlin, American painter and illustrator (b. 1918)
2002 Karel Reisz, Czech-English director and producer (b. 1926)
2004 Ed Paschke, American painter and academic (b. 1939)
2005 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1946)
2005 Richard Burns, English race car driver (b. 1971)
2006 Luciano Bottaro, Italian author and illustrator (b. 1931)
2006 Valentín Elizalde, Mexican singer-songwriter (b. 1979)
2006 Phyllis Fraser, American actress and publisher, co-founded Beginner Books (b. 1916)
2006 Kenneth M. Taylor, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1919)
2007 Peter Lipton, American philosopher and academic (b. 1954)
2010 Alfred Balk, American journalist and author (b. 1930)
2010 Peter Christopherson, English keyboard player, songwriter, and director (b. 1955)
2010 C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)
2010 Bernard Matthews, English businessman, founded Bernard Matthews Farms (b. 1930)
2011 Vasily Alekseyev, Russian weightlifter and coach (b. 1942)
2011 Coco Robicheaux, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1947)
2012 Earl Carroll, American singer (b. 1937)
2012 Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician and educator (b. 1931)
2012 Dave Sexton, English footballer and manager (b. 1930)
2012 Dinah Sheridan, English actress (b. 1920)
2012 Jim Temp, American football player and businessman (b. 1933)
2013 Lou Brissie, American baseball player (b. 1924)
2013 Ricardo Fort, Argentinian businessman (b. 1968)
2013 Bill Foulkes, English footballer and manager (b. 1932)
2013 Chico Hamilton, American drummer and bandleader (b. 1921)
2013 Egon Lánský, Czech journalist and politician (b. 1934)
2013 Al Plastino, American author and illustrator (b. 1921)
2014 Irvin J. Borowsky, American publisher and philanthropist (b. 1924)
2014 Sitara Devi, Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1920)
2014 Petr Hapka, Czech composer and conductor (b. 1944)
2014 Denham Harman, American biogerontologist and academic (b. 1916)
2015 O’Neil Bell, Jamaican boxer (b. 1974)
2015 Jeremy Black, English admiral (b. 1932)
2015 Svein Christiansen, Norwegian drummer and composer (b. 1941)
2015 Lennart Hellsing, Swedish author and translator (b. 1919)
2015 Elmo Williams, American director, producer, and editor (b. 1913)
2016 Fidel Castro, Communist leader of Cuba, and revolutionary (b. 1926)
2016 Ron Glass, American actor (b. 1945)

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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