Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 22-Aug

Died on This Day (22-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Bobby Dillon Bobby Dillon Bobby Dan Dillon was an American professional football player in the National Football League . American footballer 89 1
John Abercrombie John Abercrombie John Laird Abercrombie was an American jazz guitarist. American jazz guitarist 72 3
Jetty Paerl Jetty Paerl Henriette Nanette "Jetty" Paerl was a Dutch singer and resistance member of Jewish origin. Dutch singer 92 7
Jack Layton Jack Layton John Gilbert Layton was a Canadian politician who served as the leader of the New Democratic Party from 2003 to 2011 and Leader of the Official Opposition in 2011. Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada 61 9
Luc Ferrari Luc Ferrari Luc Ferrari was a French composer of Italian heritage and a pioneer in musique concrète and electroacoustic music. French composer of Italian heritage 76 15
Imperio Argentina Imperio Argentina María Magdalena Nile del Río was an Argentine professional singer and movie actress, better known as Imperio Argentina; she became a citizen of Spain in 1999. Argentine-Spanish actress, singer 96 17
Raj Shankar Indian neuroscientist Indian neuroscientist 53 20
Edward W. Pattison Edward W. Pattison Edward Worthington Pattison was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. American politician 58 30
Andrzej Mostowski Andrzej Mostowski Andrzej Mostowski was a Polish mathematician. He is perhaps best remembered for the Mostowski collapse lemma. Polish mathematician 61 45
Anders Zorn Anders Zorn Anders Leonard Zorn was one of Sweden's foremost artists. Swedish painter 60 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Krishna Reddy Krishna Reddy Krishna Reddy was an Indian master printmaker, sculptor, and teacher. Indian printmaker and sculptor 93 2
Toots Thielemans Toots Thielemans Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans , known professionally as Toots Thielemans, was a Belgian jazz musician. Belgian jazz musician 94 4
Kavignar Meenavan Kavignar Meenavan Kavignar Meenavan , born R.K. Narayanasamy, was a Tamil poet, writer and activist. Tamil poet 79 8
Bengt Lindroos Bengt Lindroos Bengt Ingmar Lindroos was a Swedish architect. Lindroos started drafting houses for a local builder at the age of 17 years and received his formal education at the Royal Institute of Technology from 1942-45. Swedish architect 91 10
Angus Bethune Angus Bethune Sir Walter Angus Bethune was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. Australian politician 95 16
Spiro Koleka Spiro Koleka Spiro Koleka was an important Albanian statesman, communist politician and a high-ranking military officer during World War II. Albanian civil engineer 93 19
Stefan Ślopek Stefan Ślopek Stefan Ślopek (1 December 1914 in Skawa near Kraków – 22 August 1995, Wrocław was a Polish scientist specializing in clinical microbiology and immunology. Polish immunologist 80 25
James McDonnell James Smith "Mac" McDonnell was an American aviator, engineer, and businessman. American aviation pioneer 81 40
John Cole-Hamilton John Cole-Hamilton Air Vice Marshal John Beresford Cole-Hamilton, was an airship pilot in the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and a senior Royal Air Force commander during the Second World War. Royal Air Force air marshals 50 75
Charles Sauria Charles Sauria Marc Charles Sauria was a French chemist credited for inventing phosphorus-based matches in 1830–1831. French chemist 83 125