Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 18-Aug

Died on This Day (18-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jack Whitaker John Francis Whitaker was an American sportscaster who worked for both CBS and ABC. American sportscaster 95 1
Bruce Forsyth Bruce Forsyth Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE was a British entertainer and presenter whose career spanned more than 70 years. English TV presenter 89 3
Bud Yorkin Alan David "Bud" Yorkin was an American film and television producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. American film and television producer 89 5
Dezső Gyarmati Dezső Gyarmati Dezső Gyarmati was a Hungarian water polo player and three-time Olympic champion; he later became the coach of the Hungarian national water polo team. Water polo player 85 7
Bill Millin Bill Millin William Millin , commonly known as Piper Bill, was a Canadian musician who played bagpipes, and was personal piper to Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat, commander of the British 1 Special Service Brigade at D-Day. Canadian musician 88 10
Elmer Bernstein Elmer Bernstein Elmer Bernstein was an American composer and conductor. Composer, conductor, songwriter 82 16
B. F. Skinner B. F. Skinner Burrhus Frederic Skinner was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. American behaviorist 86 30
Debabrata Biswas Debabrata Biswas Debabrata Biswas , was an Indian Rabindra Sangeet singer. Indian singer 68 40
Allen F. Moore Allen F. Moore Allen Francis Moore was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. American politician 75 75
John P. Kennedy John P. Kennedy John Pendleton Kennedy was an American novelist, lawyer and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from July 26, 1852, to March 4, 1853, during the administration of President Millard Fillmore, and as a U. Novelist, politician 74 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Kofi Annan Kofi Annan Kofi Atta Annan was a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. Secretary-General of the United Nations 80 2
John William Vessey Jr. John William Vessey Jr. John William "Jack" Vessey Jr. was a career officer in the United States Army. United States Army officer 94 4
James Alexander Gordon James Alexander Gordon was a Scottish radio broadcaster, best known for reading the classified check of the football results every Saturday at 17:00 on BBC Radio Five Live's Sports Report. Sports Broadcaster 78 6
Jean Tabary Jean Tabary Jean Tabary was a French comics artist. French comics artist 81 9
Mel Welles Mel Welles Mel Welles was an American film actor and director. American film actor 81 15
Julio Caro Baroja Julio Caro Baroja Julio Caro Baroja was a Spanish anthropologist, historian, linguist and essayist. Spanish academic 80 25
Josip Primožič Josip Primožič Josip "Jože" Primožič was a Yugoslavian gymnast of Slovene ethnicity. Gymnast 85 35
Shawkat Ali Shawkat Ali Shawkat Ali was a politician and a leader of the Bengali Language Movement. Bengali politician 57 45
John Worthy Chaplin John Worthy Chaplin Colonel John Worthy Chaplin, VC, CB was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 80 100
Wanli Emperor Wanli Emperor The Wanli Emperor , personal name Zhu Yijun , was the 14th Emperor of the Ming dynasty, reigned from 1572 to 1620. Chinese emperor 56 400