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January 22nd

181 Notable deaths

Heath Ledger

Australian actor (1979–2008).

Born April 4th, 1979 in Perth. [ref]

Died January 22nd, 2008 at 28 years old in Manhattan (opioid overdose). [ref]

Lyndon B. Johnson

President of the united states from 1963 to 1969.

Born August 27th, 1908 in Stonewall. [ref]

Died January 22nd, 1973 at 64 years old in Stonewall (acute myocardial infarction). [ref]

Hank Aaron

American baseball player (1934-2021).

Born February 5th, 1934 in Mobile.

Died January 22nd, 2021 at 86 years old in Atlanta. [ref]

Telly Savalas

American film and television actor and singer (1922–1994).

Born January 21st, 1922 in Garden City.

Died January 22nd, 1994 at 72 years old in Universal City (prostate cancer, bladder cancer).

R. Budd Dwyer

American politician noted for his public suicide at a news conference (1939-1987).

Born November 21st, 1939 in St. Charles.

Died January 22nd, 1987 at 47 years old in Harrisburg (ballistic trauma).

Akkineni Nageswara Rao

Indian film actor and producer.

Born September 20th, 1924 in Ramapuram.

Died January 22nd, 2014 at 89 years old in Hyderabad (cancer).

Ursula K. Le Guin

American fantasy and science fiction author (1929-2018).

Born October 21st, 1929 in Berkeley.

Died January 22nd, 2018 at 88 years old in Portland (myocardial infarction).

Jean Simmons

British-american actress (1929-2010).

Born January 31st, 1929 in London. [ref]

Died January 22nd, 2010 at 80 years old in Santa Monica (lung cancer). [ref]

Joe Paterno

American college football coach (1926-2012).

Born December 21st, 1926 in Brooklyn.

Died January 22nd, 2012 at 85 years old in State College (lung cancer).

Rose Kennedy

American philanthropist and mother of john f. kennedy.

Born July 21st, 1890 in Boston.

Died January 22nd, 1995 at 104 years old in Hyannis (pneumonia).

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Death commences too early – almost before you’re half-acquainted with life – you meet the other. Tennessee Williams