Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Aug

Died on This Day (24-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Sidney Rittenberg Sidney Rittenberg Sidney Rittenberg was an American journalist, scholar, and Chinese linguist who lived in China from 1944 to 1980. American journalist 98 1
Jay Thomas Jay Thomas Jay Thomas was an American actor, comedian, and radio personality. American actor, comedian 69 3
Justin Wilson Justin Wilson Justin Boyd Wilson was a British professional open-wheel racing driver who competed in Formula One in 2003, the Champ Car World Series from 2004 to 2007 and the IndyCar Series from 2008 to 2015. British professional open-wheel racing driver 37 5
Félix Miélli Venerando Félix Miélli Venerando Félix Miélli Venerando was a Brazilian football player, more commonly known as Félix. Brazilian footballer 74 8
William B. Saxbe William B. Saxbe William Bart Saxbe was an American diplomat and politician affiliated with the Republican Party, who served as a U. United States Ambassador to India 94 10
Mirel Iacob Mirel Iacob Mirel Iacob is a Romanian kickboxer who competes in the light heavyweight division. Karateka and kickboxer 35 20
Sergei Dovlatov Sergei Dovlatov Sergei Donatovich Dovlatov was a Soviet journalist and writer. Russian/American writer 48 30
Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey Brigadier Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey, VC, MC was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, Canadian soldier and rugby union player. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 91 40
Max von Brandt Max von Brandt Maximilian August Scipio von Brandt was a German diplomat, East Asia expert and publicist. German diplomat, East Asia expert and journalist 84 100
Edwin Gray Lee Edwin Gray Lee Edwin Gray Lee was an American soldier from Virginia and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. Confederate Army general 34 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Robin Leach Robin Leach Robin Douglas Leach was a British entertainment reporter and writer from London. English entertainment reporter 76 2
Walter Scheel Walter Scheel Walter Scheel was a German statesman. A member of the Free Democratic Party of Germany , he first served in government as the Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development from 1961 to 1966 and later as President of Germany from 1974 to 1979. Chancellor of Germany 97 4
Richard Attenborough Richard Attenborough Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, Kt, CBE, FRSA was an English actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. British politician, actor, filmmaker 90 6
Clemente Isnard Clemente Isnard Clemente José Carlos de Gouvea Isnard, O.S.B. was a Brazilian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. Catholic bishop 94 9
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies, and author of the internationally best-selling book, On Death and Dying , where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief, also known as the "Kübler-Ross model". Psychiatrist 78 16
Gary Crosby Gary Crosby Gary Evan Crosby was an American actor and singer. American actor and singer 62 25
Paul Creston Paul Creston was an Italian American composer of classical music. Italian American composer of classical music 78 35
Alfred Salter Alfred Salter Alfred Salter was a British medical practitioner and Labour Party politician. British politician 72 75
Albert F. Mummery Albert F. Mummery Albert Frederick Mummery , was an English mountaineer and author. British mountain climber 39 125
Thomas Chatterton Thomas Chatterton Thomas Chatterton was an English poet whose precocious talents ended in suicide at age 17. English poet, forger 17 250