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October 8th

141 Notable deaths

Clement Attlee

Prime minister of the united kingdom from 1945 to 1951.

Born January 3rd, 1883 in Putney. [ref]

Died October 8th, 1967 at 84 years old in Westminster Hospital (pneumonia).

Prescott Bush

American politician, us senator from connecticut (1895-1972).

Born May 15th, 1895 in Columbus.

Died October 8th, 1972 at 77 years old in New York City (lung cancer).


Hindi author from india (1880-1936).

Born July 31st, 1880 in India, Varanasi. [ref]

Died October 8th, 1936 at 56 years old in Varanasi. [ref]

Jayaprakash Narayan

Indian independence activist and political leader.

Born October 11th, 1902 in Ballia. [ref]

Died October 8th, 1979 at 76 years old in Patna. [ref]

Ram Vilas Paswan

Indian politician.

Born July 5th, 1946 in Khagaria.

Died October 8th, 2020 at 74 years old in New Delhi (surgical complications). [ref]

Willy Brandt

Chancellor of west germany (1969–1974), spd.

Born December 18th, 1913 in Sankt Lorenz. [ref]

Died October 8th, 1992 at 78 years old in Unkel (colorectal cancer). [ref]

Javed Iqbal

Pakistani serial killer.

Born October 8th, 1956 in Lahore.

Died October 8th, 2001 at 45 years old in Lahore (intoxication).

Robert Berdella

American serial killer, torturer and rapist.

Born January 31st, 1949 in Cuyahoga Falls.

Died October 8th, 1992 at 43 years old in Jefferson City (congenital heart disease).

Fernando Lamas

Argentine-born actor.

Born January 9th, 1915 in Buenos Aires.

Died October 8th, 1982 at 67 years old in Los Angeles (pancreatic cancer).

Whitey Ford

American professional baseball player, pitcher, coach.

Born October 21st, 1928 in New York City.

Died October 8th, 2020 at 91 years old in Lake Success. [ref]

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