Famous Deaths In August - 19
Monday, 11 December 2023
1900 Death of Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (b. 1833) on August - 19.
1909 On August - 19 rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies
1912 Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1914 On August - 19 death of franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
1922 On August - 19 felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81
1923 Death of Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845) on this day in history.
1929 Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1936 Death of Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38 on this day in history.
1944 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1945 Death of Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875) on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67
1950 On this day in history death of giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (b. 1871)
1954 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1957 Death of David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890) on this day in history.
1958 On August - 19 antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63
1959 On this day in history jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78
1962 On this day in history kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
1963 On August - 19 death of kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890)
1967 On August - 19 carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84
1968 Sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44 on August - 19.
1970 On this day in history death of paweÅ‚ Jasienica, Polish historian (b. 1909)
1971 On August - 19 walther Victor, writer, dies
1974 On this day in history death of ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered
1975 Death of Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897) on this day in history.
1976 On August - 19 alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75
1977 On August - 19 groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86
1979 Dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history jessie Matthews, actress (Gangway, First a Girl), dies at 74
1982 On August - 19 death of august Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
1986 On this day in history hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
1987 Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies on August - 19.
1990 Ben Rutgers Van de Loeff-Basenau, children's book writer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1992 Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1993 On August - 19 jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76