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September 5th

148 Notable deaths

Mother Teresa

Albanian-indian catholic nun and missionary (1910–1997).

Born August 26th, 1910 in Skopje.

Died September 5th, 1997 at 87 years old in Kolkata (heart failure).

Neerja Bhanot

Indian flight attendant, ashoka chakra recipient (1963-1986).

Born September 7th, 1963 in Chandigarh.

Died September 5th, 1986 at 22 years old in Karachi.

Phyllis Schlafly

American conservative activist (1924-2016).

Born August 15th, 1924 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died September 5th, 2016 at 92 years old in Ladue (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Sarah Harding

British singer and actress (1981-2021).

Born November 17th, 1981 in Ascot.

Died September 5th, 2021 at 39 years old in Manchester (breast cancer). [ref]

Carl Panzram

American serial killer.

Born June 28th, 1891 in East Grand Forks.

Died September 5th, 1930 at 39 years old in United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth (hanging).

Simone Battle

American singer and actress (1989-2014).

Born June 17th, 1989 in Los Angeles.

Died September 5th, 2014 at 25 years old in Los Angeles (hanging).

Aadesh Shrivastava

Indian composer.

Born September 4th, 1966 in Jabalpur.

Died September 5th, 2015 at 49 years old in Mumbai (multiple myeloma). [ref]

Douglas Bader

British world flying ace (1910-1982).

Born February 21st, 1910 in London.

Died September 5th, 1982 at 72 years old in Chiswick (myocardial infarction).

Hugh O'Brian

American actor and united states marine.

Born April 19th, 1925 in Rochester.

Died September 5th, 2016 at 91 years old in Beverly Hills. [ref]

Gauri Lankesh

Indian kannada-language journalist-activist (1962-2017).

Born January 29th, 1962 in Bengaluru. [ref]

Died September 5th, 2017 at 55 years old in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (ballistic trauma). [ref]

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