Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 05-Aug

Died on This Day (05-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Toni Morrison Toni Morrison Chloe Anthony Wofford Morrison , known as Toni Morrison, was an American novelist, essayist, book editor and college professor. American novelist 88 1
Helen Alexander Helen Alexander Dame Helen Anne Alexander DBE was a British businesswoman. British businesswoman 60 3
George Cole George Cole George Edward Cole, OBE was an English actor whose career spanned 75 years. English actor 90 5
Roland Charles Wagner Roland Charles Wagner Roland C. Wagner was a French writer of humorous science fiction. French writer 51 8
Francisco María Aguilera González Francisco María Aguilera González Francisco María Aguilera González was a Mexican Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church Aguilera González was born in Guanajuato and was ordained a priest April 11, 1943. Catholic bishop 92 10
Samuel J. Tedesco Samuel J. Tedesco Samuel J. Tedesco was an American politician who was the 96th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1963 to 1966. American politician 88 17
Menachem Avidom Menachem Avidom Menachem Avidom was an Israeli composer. His Hebrew surname is the combination of the names of his daughters Daniella and Miriam . Israeli composer of Polish descent 87 25
Carlo Tamberlani Carlo Tamberlani Carlo Tamberlani was an Italian film actor. He appeared in 127 films between 1931 and 1976. Italian film actor 81 40
Otto Hardwick Otto Hardwick Otto James "Toby" Hardwicke was an American saxophone player associated with Duke Ellington. American musician 66 50
Friedrich Engels Friedrich Engels Friedrich Engels əlz, German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈʔɛŋl̩s]), sometimes anglicised as Frederick Engels , was a German philosopher, critic of political economy, historian, political theorist and revolutionary socialist. German political philosopher 74 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ellen Joyce Loo Ellen Joyce Loo Ellen Joyce Loo Hoi Tung was a Canadian-Hong Kong musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. Canadian-born Hong Kong singer 32 2
Robin Chichester-Clark Robin Chichester-Clark Sir Robert "Robin" Chichester-Clark was Member of Parliament for Londonderry in the British House of Commons from 1955 until February 1974, and to date was the last member representing a seat in Northern Ireland to be a British government minister. British government minister 88 4
George Duke George Duke George M. Duke was an American keyboardist, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer. American musician 67 7
Andrzej Lepper Andrzej Lepper Andrzej Zbigniew Lepper ; 13 June 1954 – 5 August 2011) was a Polish politician, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture, and the leader of Self-Defence of the Republic of Poland political party. Polish politician 57 9
Jane Lawrence Jane Lawrence Jane Lawrence Smith , born Jane Brotherton, was an American actress and opera singer who was part of the New York art scene beginning in the 1950s. American opera singer and actor 90 15
Alec Guinness Alec Guinness Sir Alec Guinness was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets , in which he played nine different characters, The Lavender Hill Mob , for which he received his first Academy Award nomination, and The Ladykillers . English actor 86 20
Arnold Horween Arnold Horween Arnold Horween was an American college and professional American football player and coach. American football player and coach 87 35
Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim Gustav von Wangenheim was a German nobleman, actor, screenwriter and director. German politician 80 45
Amos Whitney Amos Whitney Amos Whitney was a mechanical engineer and inventor who co-founded the Pratt & Whitney company. American businessman 87 100
Ethan A. Hitchcock Ethan A. Hitchcock Ethan Allen Hitchcock was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D. Union Army general 72 150