The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on October 12th

Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain (1936 - 1999)

American basketball player
Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

American general
John Denver

John Denver (1943 - 1997)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
Matthew Shepard

Matthew Shepard (1976 - 1998)

American murder victim
Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie (1941 - 2011)

American computer scientist
Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent (1935 - 1971)

American singer and guitarist
Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Statesman and lawyer
Tom Mix

Tom Mix (1880 - 1940)

American actor
Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie (1912 - 1969)

Norwegian figure skater and actress
Ray Conniff

Ray Conniff (1916 - 2002)

American composer and conductor
René Lacoste

René Lacoste (1904 - 1996)

French tennis player
Nancy Spungen

Nancy Spungen (1958 - 1978)

American actress, singer and murder victim
Nat Pendleton

Nat Pendleton (1895 - 1967)

Olympic wrestler and actor
Pat Frank

Pat Frank (1908 - 1964)

Journalist and author
Johnny Callison

Johnny Callison (1939 - 2006)

American baseball player
Bruno Beger

Bruno Beger (1911 - 2009)

German anthropologist
Dorothy Davenport

Dorothy Davenport (1895 - 1977)

Actor, film director
Lorenzo Perosi

Lorenzo Perosi (1872 - 1956)

Italian composer