Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 27-Aug

Died on This Day (27-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jessi Combs Jessi Combs Jessica Combs was an American professional racer, television personality, and metal fabricator. American professional racer 39 1
Ebrahim Yazdi Ebrahim Yazdi Ebrahim Yazdi was an Iranian politician, pharmacist, and diplomat who served as deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs in the interim government of Mehdi Bazargan, until his resignation in November 1979, in protest at the Iran hostage crisis. Iranian deputy PM 85 3
Carl Graffunder Carl Graffunder Carl Graffunder was a mid-century modernist architect whose influence from European modernism, Frank Lloyd Wright and Antonin Raymond manifested in many residential and commercial structures mostly in Minnesota. American architect 94 7
Cecily Norden Cecily Norden Cecily Bourchier Norden was an author, senior horse judge, champion rider and exhibitor and stud breeder. Equestrian and author 92 9
Jinx Falkenburg Jinx Falkenburg Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenburg was an American actress and model. Model, actress, radio personality, columnist 84 17
Big Dee Irwin Big Dee Irwin DiFosco "Dee" T. Ervin Jr. , usually known professionally as Big Dee Irwin, was an American singer and songwriter whose biggest hit was a version of "Swinging on a Star" in 1963, recorded as a duet with Little Eva. American singer 63 25
Johnny Lindell Johnny Lindell John Harlan Lindell was an American professional baseball player who was an outfielder and pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1941 to 1950 and from 1953 to 1954 for the New York Yankees, St. American baseball player 68 35
Haile Selassie Haile Selassie Haile Selassie I was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Emperor of Ethiopia 83 45
Le Corbusier Le Corbusier Charles-Édouard Jeanneret , known as Le Corbusier , was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture. Swiss architect 77 55
Elfego Baca Elfego Baca Elfego Baca was a gunman, lawman, lawyer, and politician in New Mexico; during the later years of the New Mexico Territory frontier he became an American folk hero. American sheriff 80 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Emil Rachev Emil Rachev Emil Rachev was a Bulgarian footballer who played as a midfielder. Bulgarian footballer 28 2
Darryl Dawkins Darryl Dawkins Darryl R. Dawkins was an American professional basketball player. American basketball playerr 58 5
Malcolm Browne Malcolm Browne Malcolm Wilde Browne was an American journalist and photographer, best known for his award-winning photograph of the self-immolation of Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức in 1963. Photographer, journalist 81 8
Anton Geesink Anton Geesink Antonius Johannes Geesink was a Dutch 10th dan judoka. Dutch judoka 76 10
Bob McKinlay Bob McKinlay Robert McKinlay was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre half. Scottish footballer 69 18
Stevie Ray Vaughan Stevie Ray Vaughan Stephen Ray Vaughan was an American musician, best known as the guitarist and frontman of the blues rock trio Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. American musician, singer, songwriter 35 30
Douglas Kenney Douglas Kenney Douglas Clark Francis Kenney was an American comedy writer of magazine, novels, radio, TV and film who co-founded the magazine National Lampoon in 1970. American comedy writer 33 40
Savel Rădulescu Savel Rădulescu Savel Rădulescu was a Romanian diplomat. He started his career in 1921 and worked as secretary of Nicolae Titulescu at the League of Nations. Romanian diplomat 84 50
Douglas Ellington Douglas Ellington Douglas Dobell Ellington was an American architect who is noted for his work in the Art Deco style. American architect 74 60
Albert Smith Albert Smith Albert Smith was an American politician, a judge, and a U. American politician 65 150