Died on This Day (06-Aug)
|Sushma Swaraj was an Indian lawyer, politician, and diplomat who served as the Minister of External Affairs of India in the first Narendra Modi government from 2014 to 2019.
|Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, AC, MBE was an Australian athlete and a four-time Olympic champion.
|David Wagstaffe was an English professional footballer who played as a left winger.
|Roman Opałka was a French-born Polish painter, whose works are mostly associated with conceptual art.
|French-born Polish painter
|Robert Finlayson "Robin" Cook was a British Labour politician who served as a Member of Parliament from 1974 until his death in 2005 and served in the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary from 1997 until 2001 when he was replaced by Jack Straw.
|British politician and Cabinet minister
|Maurice Peter Gibb was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne in the Victorian Football League during the 1930s and early 1940s.
|Australian rules footballer
|Gordon Bunshaft, FAIA , was an American architect, a leading proponent of modern design in the mid-twentieth century.
|Alfonso de Orleans y Borbón, Infante of Spain, Duke of Galliera , was a Spanish prince, military aviator and first cousin of Alfonso XIII of Spain.
|Edward Francis Searles
|Edward Francis Searles was an interior and architectural designer.
|Antonín Vranický, Germanized as Anton Wranitzky, and also seen as Wranizky , was a Czech violinist and composer of the 18th century.
|Czech violinist and composer
|Paul Dominique Laxalt was an American attorney and politician who served as the 22nd governor of Nevada from 1967 to 1971 and a United States senator from Nevada from 1974 until 1987.
|United States Senator
|Pierre Dewey LaFontaine Jr. , known professionally as Pete Fountain, was an American jazz clarinetist.
|American jazz clarinetist
|Marvin Frederick Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor.
|American composer and conductor
|Constantin Guirma was a Burkinabé prelate of the Roman Catholic Church .
|James Ambrose Johnson Jr. , better known by his stage name Rick James, was an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer.
|Singer, songwriter, dancer, bandleader
|Toney G. Penna was an Italian-American professional golfer and designer of golf clubs and gear.
|Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham was a Guyanese politician and the leader of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana from 1964 until his death in 1985.
|Hiram Warren Johnson was an American attorney and politician who served as the 23rd governor of California from 1911 to 1917.
|Governor of California
|George Frederick Root
|George Frederick Root was an American songwriter, who found particular fame during the American Civil War, with songs such as "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" and "The Battle Cry of Freedom".
|Kunigunde of Austria
|Kunigunde of Austria , a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duchess of Bavaria from 1487 to 1508, by her marriage to the Wittelsbach duke Albert IV.
|Archduchess of Austria