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Famous Deaths In August - 17

Friday, 26 February 2021

1901  On August - 17 edmond Audran, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On August - 17 richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 17 death of james Grierson, British general  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Death of Leo Frank, lynched for raping 12 year old in Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  On August - 17 death of pavel S "Paul" Urysohn, Russian mathematician, drowns at 26  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On this day in history death of ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  On August - 17 death of horace Alderman, US, murderer, hanged  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  Pierre-Octave Ferroud, French composer (Surgery & Foules), dies at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On August - 17 john Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1945  On August - 17 gino Marinuzzi, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On August - 17 death of gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (b. 1891)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  On August - 17 johannes B Tielrooy, literature (French Living Lesson), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  Billy Murray, singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Florent Schmitt, French composer/critic (Jardin Secret), dies at 87 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Carlos Leon Salzedo, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On August - 17 death of peter Fechter trying to cross the Berlin Wall (b. 1944)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history richard Barthelmess, actor (Heroes for Sales), dies of cancer at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test S Africa v England 1927-28), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect (November Group), dies at 83 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Death of Rattana Pestonji, Thai filmmaker (b. 1908) on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Horace McMahon, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 64 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Sig Arno, Hamburg Germany, actor (My Friend Irma), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history vivian Vance, actress (Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy), dies of cancer at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Barney Phillips, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68 on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Ira Gershwin, lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  Holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1473  On this day in history birth of richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  On this day in history birth of johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1601  Pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1629  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine) was born on August - 17.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovský, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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