Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 16-Aug

Died on This Day (16-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Peter Fonda Peter Fonda Peter Henry Fonda was an American actor. He was the son of Henry Fonda, younger brother of Jane Fonda, and father of Bridget Fonda. American actor 79 1
David Somerset David Somerset David Robert Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort GCC , known as David Somerset until 1984, was an English peer and major landowner. Duke of Beaufort 89 3
Ray B. Sitton Ray B. Sitton Ray Benjamin Sitton was an American lieutenant general, command pilot and navigator. United States general 89 7
Andrej Bajuk Andrej Bajuk Andrej Bajuk, also known in Spanish as Andrés Bajuk was a Slovene politician and economist. Prime Minister of Slovenia 67 9
Joe Ranft Joe Ranft Joseph Henry Ranft was an American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist and voice actor. American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist 45 15
Jeff Corey Jeff Corey Jeff Corey was an American stage and screen actor who became a well-respected acting teacher after being blacklisted in the 1950s. American stage and screen actor and director 88 18
Ricardo Saprissa Ricardo Saprissa Ricardo Juan Antonio Saprissa Aymá was a lifelong athlete, coach, and promoter of sports. Lifelong athlete, coach, and promoter of sports 89 30
Jean Touzet du Vigier Jean Touzet du Vigier Lieutenant General Jean-Louis-Alain Touzet du Vigier (1888–1980 was a French army officer during World War II and an advocate of military mechanization, particularly the motorization of the cavalry. French general 91 40
Takijirō Ōnishi Takijirō Ōnishi Takijirō Ōnishi was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II who came to be known as the father of the kamikaze. Imperial Japanese Navy admiral 54 75
Samuel B. Maxey Samuel B. Maxey Samuel Bell Maxey was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician from Paris, Texas. American politician 70 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. American singer 76 2
João Havelange João Havelange Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid "João" de Havelange was a Brazilian lawyer, businessman, athlete and centenarian who served as the seventh president of FIFA from 1974 to 1998. President of FIFA 100 4
Abune Paulos Abune Paulos Abune Paulos was an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Patriarch from 1992 to his death in 2012. Patriarch of Ethiopia 76 8
Bobby Thomson Bobby Thomson Robert Brown Thomson was a Scottish-born American professional baseball player, nicknamed the "Staten Island Scot". Scottish-born American baseball player 86 10
Ben Mang Reng Say Ben Mang Reng Say Benedictus Mang Reng Say was an Indonesian politician who was appointed Vice Chairman of the People's Representative Council of Mutual Assistance 1966–1971. Indonesian politician 75 17
J. P. McCarthy J. P. McCarthy Joseph Priestley "J.P." McCarthy II was a radio personality best known for his over 30 years of work as the morning man and interviewer on station WJR in Detroit, Michigan. Radio presenter 62 25
Dick Drott Dick Drott Richard Fred Drott was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Colt . American baseball player 49 35
Beniamino Bufano Beniamino Bufano Beniamino "Benny" Bufano was an Italian American sculptor, best known for his large-scale monuments representing peace and his modernist work often featured smoothly rounded animals and relatively simple shapes. American artist 71 50
Henry Daglish Henry Daglish Henry Daglish was an Australian politician who was the sixth premier of Western Australia and the first from the Labor Party, serving from 10 August 1904 to 25 August 1905. Australian politician 53 100
Komatsu Kiyokado Komatsu Kiyokado Komatsu Kiyokado was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period, who served the Shimazu clan of Satsuma, and went on to become a government official of the early Meiji period. Samurai 34 150