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February 9th

166 Notable deaths

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Younger daughter of king george vi and queen elizabeth the queen mother.

Born August 21st, 1930 in Glamis Castle. [ref]

Died February 9th, 2002 at 71 years old in King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes (stroke). [ref]

Rajiv Kapoor

Indian actor.

Born August 25th, 1962 in Mumbai. [ref]

Died February 9th, 2021 at 58 years old in Mumbai (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Yuri Andropov

General secretary of the communist party of the soviet union (1914-1984).

Born June 15th, 1914 in Soluno-Dmitriyevskoye.

Died February 9th, 1984 at 69 years old in Moscow (kidney failure). [ref]

Chick Corea

American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer (1941-2021).

Born June 12th, 1941 in Chelsea. [ref]

Died February 9th, 2021 at 79 years old in Tampa Bay area (cancer). [ref]

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Icelandic musician and composer.

Born September 19th, 1969 in Reykjavík.

Died February 9th, 2018 at 48 years old in Berlin (drug overdose). [ref]

Reg E. Cathey

American actor (1958-2018).

Born August 18th, 1958 in Huntsville.

Died February 9th, 2018 at 59 years old in New York City (lung cancer). [ref]

Osamu Tezuka

Japanese cartoonist and animator (1928–1989).

Born November 3rd, 1928 in Toyonaka. [ref]

Died February 9th, 1989 at 60 years old in Hanzomon Hospital (stomach cancer). [ref]

Betty Davis

American funk and soul singer.

Born July 26th, 1945 in Durham. [ref]

Died February 9th, 2022 at 76 years old in Homestead. [ref]

Baba Amte

Indian freedom fighter, social worker.

Born December 26th, 1914 in Hinganghat.

Died February 9th, 2008 at 93 years old in Chandrapur (cancer). [ref]

Miklós Horthy

Regent of hungary from 1920 to 1944.

Born June 18th, 1868 in Kenderes. [ref]

Died February 9th, 1957 at 88 years old in Estoril. [ref]

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What would life be worth if there were no death? Who would enjoy the sun if it never rained? Who would yearn for the day if there were no night? Glenn Ringtved