Famous Deaths In August - 15
Friday, 14 August 2020
1992 On this day in history evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies
1993 On this day in history robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history erbie Bowser, pianist, dies at 77
1996 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1999 On August - 15 death of sir Hugh Casson, British architect and artist (b. 1910)
2001 On August - 15 death of richard Chelimo, Kenyan athlete (b. 1972)
2003 On this day in history death of gĂ¶sta Sundqvist, Finnish songwriter and singer (heart attack) (b. 1957)
2004 Death of Semiha Berksoy, first Turkish opera singer (b. 1910) on August - 15.
2006 Death of Te Atairangi Kaahu, MÄori queen (b. 1931) on this day in history.
2007 On August - 15 death of richard Bradshaw, British opera conductor, (b. 1944)
2008 Death of Jerry Wexler, music producer and coiner of the term "Rhythm & Blues" on August - 15.
2017 Death of Gunnar Birkerts, Latvian-born American architect on August - 15.
2018 Death of Rita Borsellino, Italian anti-Mafia activist and politician on this day in history.