February 17 Deaths

1
Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021)
Radio Host
2
Saban Saulic (1951-2019)
Folk Singer
3
Geronimo (1829-1909)
War Hero
4
Mindy McCready (1975-2013)
Country Singer
5
Nicole Bass (1964-2017)
Wrestler
6
Richard Briers (1934-2013)
TV Actor
7
Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)
Pianist
8
Ja'net Dubois (1945-2020)
TV Actress
9
Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919)
Politician
10
Dorothy Gibson (1889-1946)
Titanic Survivor
11
Warren Frost (1925-2017)
TV Actor
12
Daniel Quinn (1935-2018)
Novelist
13
Joseph Kearns (1907-1962)
TV Actor
14
Evelyn Laye (1900-1996)
Movie Actress
15
Mike Awesome (1965-2007)
Wrestler
16
Lee Strasberg (1901-1982)
Director
17
Paul Stewart (1908-1986)
Movie Actor
18
Omar Sivori (1935-2005)
Soccer Player
19
Mickey Wright (1935-2020)
Golfer
20
John Martin (1789-1854)
Painter
21
Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010)
Opera Singer
22
Jack Cole (1911-1974)
Choreographer
23
Travis Williams (1946-1991)
Football Player
24
Danny Koker (1933-2008)
Gospel Singer
25
Sean Milliken
Reality Star
26
Owen Bieber (1929-2020)
Activist
27
Alfred Newman (1901-1970)
Composer
28
Paul Flynn (1935-2019)
Politician
29
Charles Portis (1933-2020)
Novelist
30
Florence Kelley (1859-1932)
Civil Rights Leader
31
Jack Froggatt (1922-1993)
Soccer Player
32
Sophie Kurys (1925-2013)
Baseball Player
33
Ciro Alegria (1909-1967)
Journalist
34
Perry Moore (1971-2011)
Novelist
35
Bob Merrill (1921-1998)
Songwriter
36
Tony Phillips (1959-2016)
Baseball Player
37
Gene Summers (1939-2021)
Rock Singer
38
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)
Poet
39
Jesse Stuart (1907-1984)
Poet
40
Hans Hofmann (1880-1966)
Painter
41
Elizabeth Barnard (1608-1670)
Family Member
42
James MacPherson (1736-1796)
Poet
43
Nita Naldi (1894-1961)
Movie Actress
44
Alfred P. Sloan (1875-1966)
Entrepreneur
45
George Franklin Barber (1854-1915)
Architect
46
Jose F Valdez (1925-1945)
War Hero
47
Atis Kronvalds (1837-1875)
Novelist
48
Joseph Parry (1841-1903)
Composer