Category: Goodbyes

“Goodbye”  David Garrick  –  Died 20 January 1779

“Goodbye” David Garrick – Died 20 January 1779

David Garrick (19 February 1717 – 20 January 1779) was an English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer who had a profound influence on the theatre in the 18th century.  He was also a pupil and friend of Dr Samuel...

“Goodbye” Sydney Greenstreet  – Died 18 January 1954

“Goodbye” Sydney Greenstreet – Died 18 January 1954

Sydney Hughes Greenstreet (27 December 1879 – 18 January 1954) was an English stage and film actor. He is most widely known for his films with Humphrey Bogart and Peter Lorre, notably The Maltese Falcon (1941) and Casablanca (1942).  

“Goodbye”  Gary Gilmore  –  Died 17 January 1977

“Goodbye” Gary Gilmore – Died 17 January 1977

Gary Mark Gilmore (December 4, 1940 – January 17, 1977) was an American who gained  notoriety for demanding that his death sentence for two murders he committed in Utah, be carried out.  He became the first person executed...

“Goodbye”  Carole Lombard  –  Died 16 January 1942

“Goodbye” Carole Lombard – Died 16 January 1942

Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American actress who is particularly noted for her roles in comedies of the 1930’s. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930’s,...

“Goodbye”  Lady Hamilton – Died 15 January 1815

“Goodbye” Lady Hamilton – Died 15 January 1815

  Emma, Lady Hamilton (26 April 1765 – 15 January 1815) is best remembered as the mistress of Lord Nelson . She was born Amy Lyon in Ness near Neston in Cheshire, England. She was the daughter of a blacksmith, Henry Lyon, who died...

“Goodbye” Jeanette MacDonald    Died 14 January 1965

“Goodbye” Jeanette MacDonald Died 14 January 1965

Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (Love Me Tonight, The Merry Widow) and Nelson Eddy (Naughty Marietta, Rose-Marie, and Maytime)....

“Goodbye” Agatha Christie  –  Died 12 January 1976

“Goodbye” Agatha Christie – Died 12 January 1976

  Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (born Miller 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for the...

Samuel Colt inventor

“Goodbye” Samuel Colt – Died 10 January 1862

  Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor and industrialist from Hartford, Connecticut, founder of Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (now known as Colt’s Manufacturing Company).  When he died in 1862,he was  one...

“Goodbye”  Coco Chanel  –  Died 10 January 1971

“Goodbye” Coco Chanel – Died 10 January 1971

  Gabrielle “Coco” Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of...

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“Goodbye” Theodore Roosevelt – Died 6 January 1919

    Theodore “T.R.” Roosevelt, Jr. (October 27, 1858—January 6, 1919) was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive (“Bull Moose”) Party of 1912. Roosevelt...

“Goodbye”  Lord Haw Haw – Died 3 January 1946

“Goodbye” Lord Haw Haw – Died 3 January 1946

William Joyce (24 April 1906 – 3 January 1946), nicknamed Lord Haw-Haw, was an Irish-American fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the United Kingdom during the Second World War. He was well known for his broadcasts on the...

“Hello”  Clement Attlee    Born 3 January 1883

“Hello” Clement Attlee Born 3 January 1883

  Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951, and was the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. He was the first person...

“Goodbye” Walt Disney    Died December 15 1966

“Goodbye” Walt Disney Died December 15 1966

    Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American businessman, animator, producer, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. Along with his brother Roy O. Disney, he co-founded the Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the...

“Goodbye” Prince Albert (consort to Victoria)  Died 14 December 1861

“Goodbye” Prince Albert (consort to Victoria) Died 14 December 1861

  Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel)  (26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. He was born in...

“Goodbye” Stanley Baldwin  Died 14 December 1947

“Goodbye” Stanley Baldwin Died 14 December 1947

  Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG PC FRS (3 August 1867 – 14 December 1947) was a British Conservative politician, who dominated the government in Great Britain between the two world wars. Three times Prime Minister, he is the only...

“Goodbye” Captain Bligh   Died 7 December 1817

“Goodbye” Captain Bligh Died 7 December 1817

    William Bligh, FRS, RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and  colonial administrator. A mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789 when Bligh and his loyal men made a...

“Goodbye” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Died 5 December 1791

“Goodbye” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Died 5 December 1791

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific  composer. He composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, he...