Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 28-Aug

Died on This Day (28-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nicolás Leoz Nicolás Leoz Nicolás Leoz Almirón was President of CONMEBOL from 1986 to 2013. South American football ofifical 90 1
Rob du Bois Rob du Bois Rob du Bois was a Dutch composer, pianist, and jurist. Dutch composer, pianist, and jurist 79 7
Len Ganley Len Ganley Leonard Ganley, MBE was a Northern Irish snooker referee. Snooker referee 68 9
Curt Lincoln Curt Lincoln Curt "Curre" Richard Lincoln was one of the most famous race car drivers in Finland, who also played Davis Cup tennis for Finland. Finnish racing driver 86 15
Brian Douglas Wells Brian Douglas Wells On August 28, 2003, pizza delivery man Brian Douglas Wells robbed a PNC Bank near his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania. American murder victim 46 17
Antoni Janusz Antoni Janusz Antoni Janusz was a Polish sportsman, soldier and pilot. Polish aviator 98 20
Victorio Spinetto Victorio Spinetto Victorio Luis Spinetto was an Argentine football player and manager. Argentine footballer and manager 79 30
Harry Smythe Harry Smythe William Henry Smythe was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. American baseball player 75 40
Theophanis Lamboukas Theophanis Lamboukas Theophanis Lamboukas , professionally known as Théo Sarapo, was a French singer and actor, and the second husband of the French singer Édith Piaf. French singer 34 50
Monte Waterbury Monte Waterbury James Montaudevert "Monte" Waterbury, Jr. was an American businessman and a 10-goal polo handicap player. American businessman and polo player 44 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Juan Gabriel Juan Gabriel Alberto Aguilera Valadez , known professionally as Juan Gabriel , was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor. Mexican singer and songwriter 66 4
Alfred Schmidt Alfred Schmidt Alfred Schmidt was a German philosopher. Philosopher and sociologist 81 8
John Freeborn John Freeborn John Connell Freeborn, DFC & Bar was a fighter pilot and flying ace in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. British flying ace 90 10
Isidoro Blaisten Isidoro Blaisten Isidoro Blaisten was an Argentine writer. Son of David Blaisten and Dora Gliclij, Blaisten was born in Concordia, Argentina. Argentine writer 71 16
Juan Muñoz Juan Muñoz Juan Muñoz was a Spanish sculptor, working primarily in paper maché, resin and bronze. Spanish artist 48 19
Carl Giles Carl Giles Ronald "Carl" Giles OBE , often referred to simply as Giles, was a cartoonist who worked for the British newspaper the Daily Express. Cartoonist 78 25
Ruth Gordon Ruth Gordon Ruth Gordon Jones was an American actress, screenwriter, and playwright. Actor/writer 88 35
Norman Jewson Norman Jewson Norman Jewson was an English architect-craftsman of the Arts and Crafts movement, who practised in the Cotswolds. British architect 91 45
Giulio Racah Giulio Racah Giulio Racah רקח; February 9, 1909 – August 28, 1965) was an Italian–Israeli physicist and mathematician. Israeli mathematician 56 55
Andrew Ellicott Andrew Ellicott Andrew Ellicott was an American land surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundaries of the District of Columbia, continued and completed Pierre Charles L'Enfant's work on the plan for Washington, D. American surveyor 66 200