October 17 Deaths

1
Gordon Downie (1964-2017)
2
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
3
Alicia Alonso (1920-2019)
4
J Bruce Ismay (1862-1937)
5
3PAC (1991-2015)
6
Elijah Cummings (1951-2019)
7
Megan Meier (1992-2006)
8
Laura Secord (1775-1868)
9
Mychael Knight (1978-2017)
10
Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919-1991)
11
Pinky Curvy (1996-2020)
12
Emily Murphy (1868-1933)
13
Levi Stubbs (1936-2008)
14
Puyi (1906-1967)
15
Bill Macy (1922-2019)
16
Joey Bishop (1918-2007)
17
Teresa Brewer (1931-2007)
18
William Vaughn Moody (1869-1910)
19
Danielle Darrieux (1917-2017)
20
Oli Herbert (1969-2018)
21
George Davis (1870-1940)
22
Jean-jacques Dessalines (1758-1806)
23
John Reed (1887-1920)
24
Bernt Balchen (1899-1973)
25
Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910)
26
Joan Hickson (1906-1998)
27
Harry Cooper (1904-2000)
28
Kannadasan (1927-1981)
29
Criss Oliva (1963-1993)
30
Doreen Montalvo (1963-2020)
31
Mounir Mourad (1922-1981)
32
Alberta Hunter (1895-1964)
33
Howard Kendall (1946-2015)
34
Emory Tate (1958-2015)
35
Peyo Yavorov (1878-1914)
36
Hakim Said (1920-1998)
37
Janice Rule (1931-2003)
38
Leo Nomellini (1924-2000)
39
Lucy Bacon (1857-1932)
40
SJ Perelman (1904-1979)
41
Arthur Scott Bailey (1877-1949)
42
Youssef Wahbi (1902-1982)
43
Charlie Justice (1924-2003)
44
Jay Livingston (1915-2001)
45
George Godfrey (1853-1901)
46
Christopher Oliva (1963-1993)
47
Philip Sidney (1554-1586)
48
Turk Broda (1914-1972)