Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 02-Aug

Died on This Day (02-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ara Parseghian Ara Parseghian Ara Raoul Parseghian was an American football player and coach who guided the University of Notre Dame to national championships in 1966 and 1973. American football player and coach 94 3
Alla Kushnir Alla Kushnir Alla Shulimovna Kushnir was a Soviet-born Israeli chess player. Chess player 71 7
Clarence E. Miller Clarence E. Miller Clarence Ellsworth Miller, Jr. was a Republican Congressman from Ohio, serving January 3, 1967, to January 3, 1993. Republican Congressman from Ohio 93 9
V. Balakrishnan V. Balakrishnan V. Balakrishnan was a prolific Malayalam writer and translator of texts between Malayalam, Sanskrit and English. Indian writer 72 16
Richard Schreder Richard Schreder Richard E. Schreder was an American naval aviator and sailplane developer, responsible for design and development of the HP/RS-series kit sailplanes marketed from 1962 until about 1982. American sailplane designer 86 18
Adolf Scherbaum Adolf Scherbaum Adolf Scherbaum was a trumpet player who specialised in the piccolo trumpet. German classical trumpet player 90 20
Frank Faylen Frank Faylen Frank Faylen was an American film and television actor. American film and television actor 79 35
Anatoly Cherepovich Anatoly Cherepovich Anatoly Cherepovich was a Ukrainian cyclist. He competed in the road race at the 1956 Summer Olympics and finished in 15th place individually and in sixth place with the Soviet team. Urainian cyclist 34 50
Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens was an American modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. American modernist poet 75 65
George W. Anson George W. Anson George W. Anson was a British actor. He specialised in comedy roles, and appeared in New York and Sydney, Australia. British actor 72 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
David Huddleston David Huddleston David William Huddleston was an American actor. An Emmy Award nominee, Huddleston had a prolific television career, and appeared in many films including: Rio Lobo, Blazing Saddles, Crime Busters, Santa Claus: The Movie, and The Big Lebowski. American actor 85 4
Felix De Smedt Felix De Smedt Felix De Smedt was Belgian judoka who is credited with introducing the sport to Belgium. Belgian judoka 88 8
Jay Hammond Jay Hammond Jay Sterner Hammond was an American politician of the Republican Party, who served as the fourth governor of Alaska from 1974 to 1982. Governor of Alaska 83 15
Joseph Momoh Joseph Momoh Major General Joseph Saidu Momoh, OOR, OBE served as President of Sierra Leone from November 1985 to 29 April 1992. President of Sierra Leone 66 17
Ronald Townson Ronald Townson Ronald Townson was an American vocalist. He was an original member of The 5th Dimension, a popular vocal group of the late 1960s and early 1970s; he is the only original member of the group who is no longer living. American singer 68 19
Adonias Filho Adonias Filho Adonias Aguiar Filho was a novelist, essayist, journalist, and literary critic from Bahia, Brazil, and a member of the Academia Brasileira de Letras. Brazilian novelist 74 30
Guy Arkins Guy Arkins James Guy Dalley Arkins was an Australian politician. Australian politician 91 40
Annette DeFoe Annette DeFoe Annette DeFoe , also known as Annette De Foe, was an American silent screen actress, known for her work in early romantic comedies. American actor 70 60
Emil Nikolaus Von Reznicek Emil Nikolaus Von Reznicek Emil Nikolaus Joseph, Freiherr von Reznicek was an Austrian composer of Romanian-Czech ancestry. Austrian composer of Romanian-Czech ancestry 85 75
Curt Schimmelbusch Curt Schimmelbusch Curt Theodor Schimmelbusch was a German physician and pathologist who invented the Schimmelbusch mask, for the safe delivery of anaesthetics to surgical patients. German physician and pathologist 34 125