Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 09-Aug

Died on This Day (09-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Takis Takis Panayiotis Vassilakis , also known as Takis , was a self-taught Greek artist known for his kinetic sculptures. Greek artist 93 1
Jonathan Ollivier Jonathan Byrne Ollivier was a British dancer. British dancer 38 5
Eduardo Falú Eduardo Falú Eduardo Falú was a well-known Argentine folk music guitarist and composer. Argentine folk musician 90 7
Adolphe-Maria Gustave Hardy Adolphe-Maria Gustave Hardy Adolphe-Maria Gustave Hardy was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as bishop of the Diocese of Beauvais, France from 1985 to 1995. Catholic bishop 91 9
Judith Rossner Judith Rossner Judith Rossner was an American novelist, best known for her acclaimed best sellers Looking for Mr. Novelist 70 15
Bob Lido Bob Lido Robert Lido was an American musician and singer who was a regular member of television's The Lawrence Welk Show. American musician 85 20
Joe Mercer Joe Mercer Joseph Mercer, OBE was an English football player and manager. English football manager 76 30
Jacqueline Cochran Jacqueline Cochran Jacqueline Cochran was an American pilot and business executive. Aviator 74 40
John McEwan John McEwan John James "Cap" McEwan was an American football player and coach. American football player and coach 77 50
Samuel Griffith Samuel Griffith Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, was an Australian judge and politician who served as the inaugural Chief Justice of Australia, in office from 1903 to 1919. Australian politician 75 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Gerald Grosvenor Gerald Grosvenor Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, was a British landowner, businessman, philanthropist, Territorial Army general, and peer. Duke of Westminster 64 4
Michael Brown Michael Brown On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown Jr., an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by 28-year-old white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Poilice black police shooting victim 18 6
David Rakoff David Rakoff David Benjamin Rakoff was a Canadian-born American writer of prose and poetry based in New York City, who wrote humorous and sometimes autobiographical non-fiction essays. Canadian-born American writer of prose and poetry 47 8
Ted Stevens Ted Stevens Theodore Fulton Stevens, Sr. , was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Alaska from 1968 to 2009. US Senator 86 10
David Raksin David Raksin David Raksin was an American composer who was noted for his work in film and television. Film score composer 92 16
Jerry Garcia Jerry Garcia Jerome John Garcia was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known for being a principal songwriter, the lead guitarist and a vocalist with the rock band the Grateful Dead, of which he was a founding member and which came to prominence during the counterculture of the 1960s. American singer-songwriter and guitarist 53 25
Clive Churchill Clive Churchill Clive Bernard Churchill AM was an Australian professional rugby league footballer and coach in the mid-20th century. Australian rugby league player and coach 58 35
Dimitri Shostakovich Dimitri Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Soviet-era Russian composer and pianist. Russian composer 68 45
Harry Hillman Harry Hillman Harry Livingston Hillman Jr. was an American athlete and winner of three gold medals at the 1904 Summer Olympics. Athletics (sport) competitor 63 75
Anders Erikson Sparrman Anders Erikson Sparrman Anders Sparrman was a Swedish naturalist, abolitionist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Sweidsh ornithologist 72 200