Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Jan

Died on This Day (08-Jan)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Larry Langford Larry Langford Larry Paul Langford was an American politician who had a one-term tenure as the mayor of the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama 72 1
Maria Teresa de Filippis Maria Teresa de Filippis Maria Teresa de Filippis was an Italian racing driver, and the first woman to race in Formula One. Italian racing driver 89 4
Antonino P. Roman Antonino P. Roman Antonino Pascual Roman was a Filipino politician from Bataan. Filipino politician 74 6
Alexis Weissenberg Alexis Weissenberg Alexis Sigismund Weissenberg was a Bulgarian-born French pianist. Bulgarian musician 82 8
Art Clokey Art Clokey Arthur "Art" Clokey was an American pioneer in the popularization of stop-motion clay animation, best known as the creator of the character Gumby and the original voice of Gumby's sidekick, Pokey. American animator 88 10
Simeon Aké Simeon Aké Simeon Aké was an Ivorian politician. Simeon Aké studied law in the University of Dakar in Senegal, and gained his certificate in 1957. Ivorian politician 71 17
Carlos Monzon Carlos Monzon Carlos Roque Monzón , nicknamed Escopeta , was an Argentine professional boxer who held the undisputed world middleweight championship for 7 years. Boxer 52 25
Eva Bowring Eva Bowring Eva Bowring was a U.S. Senator from Nebraska. Bowring was born in Nevada, Missouri. American politician 92 35
Louis P. Lochner Louis P. Lochner Ludwig "Louis" Paul Lochner was an American political activist, journalist, and author. American journalist 87 45
Maud Powell Maud Powell Minnie "Maud" Powell was an American violinist who gained international acclaim for her skill and virtuosity. American musician 52 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ɾæfsændʒɒːˈniː] born Akbar Hashemi Bahramani, 25 August 1934 – 8 January 2017) was an Iranian politician, writer, and one of the founding fathers of the Islamic Republic who was the fourth president of Iran from 1989 to 1997. President of Iran 82 3
Andrae Crouch Andrae Crouch Andraé Edward Crouch /ˈɑːndreɪ/ was an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor. American gospel singer 72 5
Kenojuak Ashevak Kenojuak Ashevak Kenojuak Ashevak, CC ONu RCA , is celebrated as a leading figure of modern Inuit art. Canadian artist 85 7
François Patriat François Patriat François Patriat is a French politician of La République En Marche! who has been serving as president of the party's group in the Senate since 2017. French politician 67 9
Tom Kindness Tom Kindness Thomas Norman Kindness was a member of the United States House of Representatives representing Ohio from January 3, 1975 to January 3, 1987. American politician 74 16
Alexander Prokhorov Alexander Prokhorov Alexander Mikhailovich Prokhorov was an Australian-born Soviet-Russian physicist known for his pioneering research on lasers and masers in the Soviet Union for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Charles Hard Townes and Nikolay Basov. Soviet physicist 85 18
Terry Thomas Terry Thomas Terry-Thomas was an English character actor and comedian who became internationally known through his films during the 1950s and 1960s. English comic actor 78 30
Tryggve Gran Tryggve Gran Jens Tryggve Herman Gran MC was a Norwegian aviator, polar explorer and author. British flying ace 91 40
Chuck Braidwood Chuck Braidwood Charles Grant Braidwood was a professional American football player who played end for four seasons for the Portsmouth Spartans, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cardinals, and Cincinnati Reds. American football player 41 75
John Michael Rysbrack John Michael Rysbrack Johannes Michel or John Michael Rysbrack, original name Jan Michiel Rijsbrack, often referred to simply as Michael Rysbrack , was an 18th-century Flemish sculptor, who spent most of his career in England where he was one of the foremost sculptors of monuments, architectural decorations and portraits in the first half of the 18th century. Sculptor 75 250