The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 19th.

  1. 690 - Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 602)
  2. 1339 - Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (b. 1288)
  3. 1356 - Killed at the Battle of Poitiers:
  4. Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1311)
  5. Walter VI of Brienne, Constable of France (born 1304)
  6. 1668 - William Waller, English soldier
  7. 1692 - Giles Corey, American farmer killed in the Salem Witch Trials
  8. 1693 - Janez Vajkard Valvasor, Slovenian polymath (b. 1641)
  9. 1710 - Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer (b. 1644)
  10. 1843 - Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis, French scientist (b. 1792)
  11. 1881 - James Garfield, 20th President of the United States (b. 1831)
  12. 1893 - Alexander Tilloch Galt, Canadian politician, a father of Canadian Confederation (b. 1817)
  13. 1927 - Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (b. 1849)
  14. 1935 - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist (b. 1857)
  15. 1936 - Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician (b. 1860)
  16. 1938 - Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
  17. 1942 - Condé Nast, American publisher (b. 1873)
  18. 1949 - Will Cuppy, American humorist (b. 1884)
  19. 1949 - George Shiels, Irish dramatist (b. 1886)
  20. 1949 - Nikolaos Skalkottas, Greek composer (b. 1901)
  21. 1955 - John D. Dingell, Sr., U.S. Congressman from Michigan (b. 1894)
  22. 1967 - Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter (b. 1884)
  23. 1967 - Monica Proietti, Canadian criminal (b. 1940)
  24. 1968 - Chester Carlson, American inventor (b. 1906)
  25. 1968 - Red Foley, American singer (b. 1910)
  26. 1969 - Rex Ingram, American actor (b. 1895)
  27. 1972 - Robert Casadesus, French pianist (b. 1899)
  28. 1973 - Gram Parsons, American musician (b. 1946)
  29. 1978 - Étienne Gilson, French philosopher and historian (b. 1884)
  30. 1985 - Italo Calvino, Italian writer (b. 1923)
  31. 1987 - Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
  32. 1990 - Hermes Pan, American dancer and choreographer (b. 1910)
  33. 1995 - Orville Redenbacher, American botanist and businessman (b. 1907)
  34. 1997 - Rich Mullins, American singer (b. 1955)
  35. 2000 - Anthony Robert Klitz, British artist (b. 1917)
  36. 2002 - Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (b. 1941)
  37. 2003 - Slim Dusty, Australian singer (b. 1927)
  38. 2004 - Árpád Bogsch, Hungarian turned American international civil servant (b. 1919)
  39. 2004 - Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  40. 2004 - Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  41. 2006 - Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  42. 2006 - Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)