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In the year 1964

399 Notable deaths

Jawaharlal Nehru

Prime minister of india from 1947 to 1964.

Born November 14th, 1889 in Allahabad. [ref]

Died May 27th, 1964 at 74 years old in New Delhi (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Herbert Hoover

President of the united states from 1929 to 1933.

Born August 10th, 1874 in West Branch. [ref]

Died October 20th, 1964 at 90 years old in New York City (colorectal cancer, internal bleeding). [ref]

Sam Cooke

American singer and songwriter (1931–1964).

Born January 22nd, 1931 in Clarksdale. [ref]

Died December 11th, 1964 at 33 years old in Los Angeles (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Douglas MacArthur

United states army general in wwi, wwii and korea (1880–1964).

Born January 26th, 1880 in Little Rock. [ref]

Died April 5th, 1964 at 84 years old in Washington, D.C. (kidney failure). [ref]

Ian Fleming

British author (1908–1964).

Born December 28th, 1908 in Mayfair. [ref]

Died August 12th, 1964 at 55 years old in Canterbury (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Cole Porter

American composer and songwriter (1891–1964).

Born June 9th, 1891 in Peru.

Died October 15th, 1964 at 73 years old in Santa Monica (kidney failure). [ref]

Alan Ladd

American actor (1913-1964).

Born September 3rd, 1913 in Hot Springs. [ref]

Died January 29th, 1964 at 50 years old in Palm Springs (edema). [ref]

Peter Lorre

Hungarian-american actor (1904–1964).

Born June 26th, 1904 in Ružomberok. [ref]

Died March 23rd, 1964 at 59 years old in Los Angeles (stroke). [ref]

Emilio Aguinaldo

First traitor of the philippines, and a leader of the philippine revolution.

Born March 22nd, 1869 in Kawit.

Died February 6th, 1964 at 94 years old in Manila (cardiovascular disease).

Flannery O'Connor

American novelist, short story writer.

Born March 25th, 1925 in Savannah. [ref]

Died August 3rd, 1964 at 39 years old in Milledgeville (systemic lupus erythematosus). [ref]

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