Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 31-Aug

Died on This Day (31-Aug)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Alec Holowka Alec Holowka Alec Holowka was a Canadian indie game developer and co-founder of independent game companies Infinite Ammo, Infinite Fall, and Bit Blot. Canadian video game developer 35 1
Ann Jellicoe Ann Jellicoe Patricia Ann Jellicoe was a British playwright, theatre director and actress. British playwright, theatre director and actress 90 3
David Frost David Frost Sir David Paradine Frost was a British television host, journalist, comedian and writer. English journalist 74 7
Wade Belak Wade Belak Wade William Belak was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and defenceman. Canadian ice hockey player 35 9
Michael Sheard Michael Sheard Michael Sheard was a Scottish character actor who featured in many films and television programmes, and was known for playing villains. Scottish character actor 67 15
Connie Hill Connie Hill Conrad Ralph "Connie" Hill was a Canadian ice hockey player and professor of journalism and advertising. Canadian ice hockey player 83 19
David Farrar David Farrar David Farrar was an English stage and film actor. His film roles include as the male lead in the Powell and Pressburger films Black Narcissus , The Small Back Room and Gone to Earth . British actor 87 25
Morris Ginsberg Morris Ginsberg Morris Ginsberg FBA was a British sociologist, who played a key role in the development of the discipline. British sociologist 81 50
Stefan Banach Stefan Banach Stefan Banach ; 30 March 1892 – 31 August 1945) was a Polish mathematician who is generally considered one of the world's most important and influential 20th-century mathematicians. Polish mathematician 53 75
George Rogers Harding George Rogers Harding Judge George Rogers Harding was a Queensland judge and the founder of the Ashgrove locality St Johns Wood, in Brisbane, Australia. Australian judge 56 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Gloria Jean Gloria Jean was an American actress and singer who starred or co-starred in 26 feature films from 1939 to 1959, and made numerous radio, television, stage, and nightclub appearances. American actress and singer 92 2
Lord Montagu Lord Montagu Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu , was an English Conservative politician well known in Great Britain for founding the National Motor Museum, as well as for a pivotal cause célèbre in British gay history following his 1954 conviction and imprisonment for homosexual sex, a charge he denied. English Conservative politician 88 5
Max Bygraves Max Bygraves Walter William Bygraves , best known by the stage name Max Bygraves , was an English comedian, singer, actor and variety performer. Comedian 89 8
Laurent Fignon Laurent Fignon Laurent Patrick Fignon was a French professional road bicycle racer who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and the Giro d'Italia in 1989. French cyclist 50 10
Lionel Hampton Lionel Hampton Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader. American jazz musician 94 18
Joan Hartigan Joan Hartigan Joan Marcia Bathurst was an Australian Champion tennis player. Australian tennis player 88 20
Frank Macfarlane Burnet Frank Macfarlane Burnet Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, , usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology. Australian virologist 85 35
Willi Baumeister Willi Baumeister Willi Baumeister was a German painter, scenic designer, art professor, and typographer. German painter, scenic designer, and typographer 66 65
Wilhelm Wundt Wilhelm Wundt Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt was a German physiologist, philosopher, and professor, known today as one of the fathers of modern psychology. German psychologist 88 100
John F. Appleton John F. Appleton John Francis Appleton was a lawyer and Union colonel in the American Civil War from the state of Maine who was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadier general, United States Volunteers. Union Army general 32 150