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September 12th

152 Notable deaths

Johnny Cash

American country singer-songwriter (1932–2003).

Born February 26th, 1932 in Kingsland. [ref]

Died September 12th, 2003 at 71 years old in Nashville (diabetes). [ref]

David Foster Wallace

American fiction writer and essayist.

Born February 21st, 1962 in Ithaca. [ref]

Died September 12th, 2008 at 46 years old in Claremont (hanging). [ref]

Anthony Perkins

American actor, director, and singer (1932-1992).

Born April 4th, 1932 in New York City. [ref]

Died September 12th, 1992 at 60 years old in Hollywood (pneumonia). [ref]

Raymond Burr

Canadian actor (1917–1993).

Born May 21st, 1917 in New Westminster.

Died September 12th, 1993 at 76 years old in Sonoma (kidney cancer).

Steve Biko

Anti-apartheid activist in south africa (1946-1977).

Born December 18th, 1946 in Qonce. [ref]

Died September 12th, 1977 at 30 years old in Pretoria. [ref]

Christopher Stevens

American diplomat, lawyer and ambassador to libya (1960-2012).

Born April 1st, 1960 in Grass Valley.

Died September 12th, 2012 at 52 years old in Benghazi (smoke inhalation injury).

Jeremy Brett

English actor (1933-1995).

Born November 3rd, 1933 in Berkswell. [ref]

Died September 12th, 1995 at 61 years old in London (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Ron Woodroof

American aids patient who created what would become known as the dallas buyers club (1950-1992).

Born February 3rd, 1950 in Texas.

Died September 12th, 1992 at 42 years old in Dallas (AIDS related disease).

Norman Borlaug

American biologist.

Born March 25th, 1914 in Cresco.

Died September 12th, 2009 at 95 years old in Dallas (non-Hodgkin lymphoma). [ref]

Marjorie Merriweather Post

American businesswoman (1887–1973).

Born March 15th, 1887 in Springfield.

Died September 12th, 1973 at 86 years old in Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

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When I shall die, let it be doing that I had designed. Ovid