Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Aug

Died on This Day (08-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jean-Pierre Mocky Jean-Pierre Mocky Jean-Pierre Mocky , pseudonym of Jean-Paul Adam Mokiejewski, was a French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer. French film director 90 1
Glen Campbell Glen Campbell Glen Travis Campbell was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and television host. American singer 81 3
Karen Black Karen Black Karen Blanche Black was an American actress, screenwriter, singer, and songwriter. American actress, screenwriter and singer 74 7
Hind Rostom Hind Rostom Hind Hussain Mohammed or Nariman Hussein Murad, more commonly known by her stage name Hind Rostom, was an Egyptian actress and is considered one of the seduction icons in the Egyptian cinema, as she was mainly known for her sensual roles. Egyptian actress 81 9
Gene Mauch Gene Mauch Gene William Mauch was an American professional baseball player and manager, who played in Major League Baseball as a second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers , Pittsburgh Pirates , Chicago Cubs , Boston Braves , St. American baseball player and manager 79 15
Douglas T. Jacobson Douglas T. Jacobson Major Douglas Thomas Jacobson was a United States Marine who earned the United States' highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic actions on Iwo Jima during World War II. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient 74 20
Louise Brooks Louise Brooks Mary Louise Brooks was an American film actress and dancer during the 1920s and 1930s. Actor/dancer 78 35
Jerry Dawson Jerry Dawson Jeremiah Dawson was an English professional football goalkeeper. English footballer 82 50
Howell Edmunds Jackson Howell Edmunds Jackson Howell Edmunds Jackson was an American attorney, politician, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1893 until his death in 1895. American politician 63 125
Étienne Vigée Étienne Vigée Louis-Jean-Baptiste-Étienne Vigée was a French playwright and man of letters. French playwright 61 200
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nicholas Bett Nicholas Bett Nicholas Kiplagat Bett was a Kenyan track and field athlete who competed in the 400 metres hurdles. Kenyan hurdler 28 2
Susan Sheridan Susan Haydn Thomas better known as Susan Sheridan, was an English voice actress. British actress and voice artist 68 5
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Fay Ajzenberg-Selove was an American nuclear physicist. American nuclear physicist 86 8
Patricia Neal Patricia Neal Patricia Neal was an American actress of stage and screen. American stage and film actress 84 10
Fay Wray Fay Wray Vina Fay Wray was a Canadian/American actress best known for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong. Canadian-born American actress 96 16
Carol Hughes Carol Hughes Carol Hughes was an American actress. She is best remembered for her leading roles opposite Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, and for her role as Dale Arden in Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe . American actress 85 25
Erzsébet Metzker Vass Erzsébet Metzker Vass Erzsébet Vass was a Hungarian politician, who served as Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary between 1963 and 1967. Hungarian politician 65 40
Alexey Favorsky Alexey Favorsky Alexey Yevgrafovich Favorsky , was a Soviet and Russian chemist. Russian chemist 95 75
John Thwaites John Thwaites Sir John Thwaites was a British politician who was the first Chairman of the Metropolitan Board of Works and therefore the first Leader of local government in London. British politician 55 150
Margaret of Sicily Margaret of Sicily Margaret of Sicily was a Princess of Sicily and Germany, and a member of the House of Hohenstaufen. Princess of Sicily and Germany 28 750