Lots of people died on this date. Here's my post from last year:
Actors, authors, artists and saints who died on this date:
Cameron Mitchell, Buddy Ebsen, Roy Rogers, Kenneth Grahame, who has works online, including The Wind in the Willows illustrated, Guy de Maupassant, William Faulkner, Odilon Redon, Louis Armstrong, St. Maria Goretti, Sir Thomas More.
opening credits for The High Chaparral, starring Cameron Mitchell:
Cameron Mitchell had an established film career before his TV work on this western.
The picture at the top of the post is Redon's Flowers.