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  • Ludovicus Voets, priest, hanged (1572)
  • Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg and Eichstatt), dies at 54 (1475)
  • Daniel van Arendonck, clergyman, hanged (1572)
  • Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder of the LSE, dies at 83 (1994)
  • Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60 (1882)
  • Willey Ley, U.S. science writer, dies at 62 (1969)
  • Kenneth Washington, actor (Sgt Baker-Hogan's Heroes), dies at 53 (1971)
  • Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77 (1724)
  • Simon van der Stel, Dutch Governor of Cape Colony (1679-99), dies at 72 (1712)
  • Peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64 (1778)
  • John of Paffenrode, ruler of Ghussigny/poet, dies in battle (1673)
  • Thomas McKean, U.S. attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 83 (1817)
  • Adrianus van Gouda, lay brother, hanged (1572)
  • Rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36 (1944)
  • Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83 (1962)
  • Matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88 (1803)
  • Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer, dies at 84 (1952)
  • Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54 (1922)
  • Mary Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, 2nd Wife), dies at 99 (1973)
  • Martin Rosenblatt, actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, New York Stories), dies at 74 (1991)

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