Famous Deaths In August - 17
Monday, 25 September 2023
1988 On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
1990 On August - 17 pearl Bailey, actress (Landlord)/singer, dies of heart attack at 72
1991 On August - 17 don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63
1992 On this day in history death of andre de Villiers, South African, murdered
1993 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator/interpreter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history death of elias Canetti, buried next to James Joyce
1995 David Warrilow, actor (Simon, Radio Days, Barton Fink), dies at 60 on August - 17.
1996 Edward Digby Baltzell, Ivy League sociologist, dies at 80 on August - 17.
1998 Death of Wladyslaw Komar, Polish track and field athlete (b. 1940) on this day in history.
2004 Death of Thea Astley, Australian writer (b. 1925) on August - 17.
2005 On this day in history death of john Bahcall, American astrophysicist (b. 1934)
2007 Death of Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913) on August - 17.
2008 On August - 17 death of franco Sensi, Italian oil tycoon and president of A.S. Roma
2017 Death of Sonny Landham, American actor on this day in history.
2018 Death of Ezzatolah Entezami, Iranian actor on this day in history.
2019 Death of Jacques Diouf, Senegalese diplomat on August - 17.
2020 Death of MÃ¡rio de AraÃºjo Cabral, Portuguese Formula One driver on August - 17.
2021 Death of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (b. 1973) on this day in history.