Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 9th November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 9th November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 9th 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
461 Pope Leo I (b. 400)
627 Justus, Italian-English archbishop and saint
901 Adelaide of Paris (b. 850)
948 Zhao Yanshou, Chinese general and governor
1066 John Scotus, bishop of Mecklenburg
1068 Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Aquitaine, regent of Aquitaine
1187 Guðrøðr Óláfsson, King of the Isles
1241 Pope Celestine IV
1258 William de Bondington, Bishop of Glasgow
1290 Al-Mansur Qalawun, Sultan of Egypt (b. c. 1222)
1293 Isabella de Forz, Countess of Devon (b. 1237)
1299 John I, Count of Holland (b. 1284)
1444 Władysław III of Poland (b. 1424)
1549 Pope Paul III (b. 1468)
1556 Richard Chancellor, English explorer(b. c. 1521)
1617 Barnabe Rich, English soldier and author (b. 1540)
1624 Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire (b. 1573)
1644 Luis Vélez de Guevara, Spanish author and playwright (b. 1579)
1659 Afzal Khan, Indian commander
1673 Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (b. 1640)
1727 Alphonse de Tonty, French-American sailor and explorer (b. 1659)
1728 Fyodor Apraksin, Russian admiral (b. 1661)
1772 Pedro Correia Garção, Portuguese poet and author (b. 1724)
1777 Cornstalk, American tribal chief (b. 1720)
1808 Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, Irish-born English general and politician, 21st Governor General of Canada (b. 1724)
1865 Henry Wirz, Swiss-American captain (b. 1823)
1869 John E. Wool, American general (b. 1784)
1887 Louis Lingg, German-American carpenter and activist (b. 1864)
1891 Arthur Rimbaud, French poet and educator (b. 1854)
1909 George Essex Evans, Australian poet and educator (b. 1863)
1917 Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (b. 1866)
1928 Anita Berber, German dancer (b. 1899)
1936 Louis Gustave Binger, French general and explorer (b. 1856)
1938 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkish field marshal and politician, 1st President of Turkey (b. 1881)
1946 Louis Zutter, Swiss gymnast (b. 1856)
1956 Gordon MacQuarrie, American author and journalist (b. 1900)
1962 Julius Lenhart, Austrian gymnast and engineer (b. 1875)
1963 Klara Dan von Neumann, Hungarian-American computer scientist (b. 1911)
1971 Walter Van Tilburg Clark, American author and academic (b. 1909)
1975 Ernest M. McSorley, Canadian-American captain (b. 1912)
1982 Leonid Brezhnev, Ukrainian-Russian general and politician, 4th Head of State of the Soviet Union (b. 1906)
1984 Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)
1986 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (b. 1916)
1986 Gordon Richards, English jockey and manager (b. 1904)
1987 Noor Hossain, Bangladeshi activist (b. 1961)
1990 Aurelio Monteagudo, Cuban baseball player and manager (b. 1943)
1990 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist and academic (b. 1914)
1991 William Afflis, American football player and wrestler (b. 1929)
1992 Chuck Connors, American actor (b. 1921)
1994 Carmen McRae, American singer, pianist, and actress (b. 1920)
1995 Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian author and activist (b. 1941)
1998 Mary Millar, English actress (b. 1936)
2000 Adamantios Androutsopoulos, Greek lawyer and politician, 171st Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1919)
2000 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, French general and politician, 153rd Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)
2001 Ken Kesey, American novelist, essayist, and poet (b. 1935)
2002 Michel Boisrond, French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2003 Canaan Banana, Zimbabwean minister and politician, 1st President of Zimbabwe (b. 1936)
2003 Irv Kupcinet, American journalist and talk show host (b. 1912)
2004 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino-American singer and actress (b. 1907)
2004 Şeref Görkey, Turkish footballer and manager (b. 1913)
2006 Diana Coupland, English actress and singer (b. 1932)
2006 Fokko du Cloux, Dutch mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1954)
2006 Gerald Levert, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1966)
2006 Jack Palance, American boxer and actor (b. 1919)
2006 Nadarajah Raviraj, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician (b. 1962)
2006 Jack Williamson, American author, critic, and academic (b. 1908)
2007 Laraine Day, American actress (b. 1920)
2007 Augustus F. Hawkins, American engineer and politician (b. 1907)
2007 Norman Mailer, American novelist and essayist (b. 1923)
2008 Miriam Makeba, South African singer-songwriter, actress, and activist (b. 1932)
2008 Wannes Van de Velde, Belgian singer and poet (b. 1937)
2008 Kiyosi Itô, Japanese mathematician and academic (b. 1915)
2009 Robert Enke, German footballer (b. 1977)
2009 John Allen Muhammad, American spree killer (b. 1960)
2010 Dino De Laurentiis, Italian-American actor, producer, and production manager (b. 1919)
2011 Peter J. Biondi, American soldier and politician (b. 1942)
2011 Ivan Martin Jirous, Czech poet (b. 1944)
2012 John Louis Coffey, American lawyer and judge (b. 1922)
2012 Mitsuko Mori, Japanese actress (b. 1920)
2012 Piet van Zeil, Dutch lawyer and politician, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs (b. 1927)
2013 Vijaydan Detha, Indian author (b. 1926)
2013 John Grant, Australian neurosurgeon (b. 1922)
2013 John Matchefts, American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1931)
2013 Giorgio Orelli, Swiss poet and translator (b. 1921)
2014 Josip Boljkovac, Croatian soldier and politician, 1st Croatia Minister of the Interior (b. 1920)
2014 Wayne Goss, Australian lawyer and politician, 34th Premier of Queensland (b. 1951)
2014 John Hans Krebs, American lawyer and politician (b. 1926)
2014 Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz, American surfer and physician (b. 1921)
2014 Al Renfrew, American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1924)
2015 Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist, physicist, and engineer, founded the Amdahl Corporation (b. 1922)
2015 Pat Eddery, Irish jockey and trainer (b. 1952)
2015 André Glucksmann, French philosopher and author (b. 1937)
2015 Helmut Schmidt, German soldier, economist, and politician, 5th Chancellor of Germany (b. 1918)
2015 Allen Toussaint, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (b. 1938)

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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