Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Feb

Died on This Day (08-Feb)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Walter Munk Walter Munk Walter Heinrich Munk was an American physical oceanographer. American oceanographer 101 1
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Tara Claire Palmer-Tomkinson , also known as T P-T, was an English socialite and television personality. English socialite 45 3
Abe Woodson Abe Woodson Abraham Benjamin Woodson was an American football cornerback and kick returner who played nine seasons in the National Football League, mainly with the San Francisco 49ers. American football player 79 6
Gunther Plaut Gunther Plaut Wolf Gunther Plaut, CC OOnt was an American Reform rabbi and writer who was based in Canada. Canadian rabbi 99 8
John Murtha John Murtha John Patrick Murtha Jr. was an American politician from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. US Representative 77 10
Julius Schwartz Julius Schwartz Julius "Julie" Schwartz was a comic book editor, and a science fiction agent and prominent fan. Sci-fi magazine editor 88 16
Kalpana Datta Kalpana Datta Kalpana Datta , also Kalpana Joshi, was an Indian independence movement activist and a member of the armed independence movement led by Surya Sen, which carried out the Chittagong armoury raid in 1930. Indian revolutionary 81 25
François Leduc François Leduc François-Joseph Leduc was a Canadian politician. He was a Member of the provincial legislature and a City Councillor in Montreal, Quebec. Canadian politician 89 35
Day G. Turner Day G. Turner Day G. Turner was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 23 75
John L. Stevens John L. Stevens John Leavitt Stevens was the United States Minister to the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1893 when he was accused of conspiring to overthrow Queen Liliuokalani in association with the Committee of Safety, led by Lorrin A. American politician 74 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ebony Reigns Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng , known by her stage name Ebony Reigns, was a Ghanaian dancehall/Afrobeats artist known for her hit songs "Poison" and "Kupe". Ghanaian singer 20 2
Margaret Forster Margaret Forster Margaret Forster was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, historian and critic, best known for the 1965 novel Georgy Girl, made into a successful film of the same name, which inspired a hit song by The Seekers. English novelist, biographer and historian 77 4
György Kézdy György Kézdy György Kézdy was a Hungarian actor, most notable for his role in the Hungarian television show Szomszédok . Hungarian actor 76 7
Angelo Reyes Angelo Reyes Angelo Tomas Reyes also known as General Reyes, was a Filipino retired general and politician who served as the Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff from 2000 to 2001 under President Joseph Estrada. Filipino general 65 9
Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith James Oscar Smith was an American jazz musician whose albums often appeared on Billboard magazine charts. Jazz musician 79 15
Sid Abel Sid Abel Sidney Gerald Abel was a Canadian Hall of Fame hockey player, coach and general manager in the National Hockey League, most notably for the Detroit Red Wings, and was a member of three Stanley Cup-winning teams in 1943, 1950, and 1952. Canadian Hall of Fame hockey player, coach 81 20
Del Shannon Del Shannon Charles Weedon Westover , better known by his stage name Del Shannon, was an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known for his 1961 number-one Billboard hit "Runaway". Singer-songwriter 55 30
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson Sir Robert Robinson OM PRS FRSE was a British organic chemist and Nobel laureate recognised in 1947 for his research on plant dyestuffs and alkaloids. British organic chemist[ 88 45
Elmer Ernest Southard Elmer Ernest Southard Elmer Ernest Southard was an American neuropsychiatrist, neuropathologist, professor and author. American physician and amateur chess player 43 100
William Henry Chase William Henry Chase William Henry Chase was a Florida militia colonel during the events in early 1861 that led to the American Civil War . United States Army Major General 71 150