Famous Deaths In August - 28
Friday, 14 August 2020
1922 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80 on August - 28.
1930 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies on this day in history.
1933 Death of Helen Dunbar, American actress (b. 1863) on this day in history.
1943 On August - 28 boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies
1944 On this day in history ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
1947 On this day in history death of manolete, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1917)
1951 Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history death of emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi
1958 On August - 28 nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67
1959 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1960 Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on August - 28.
1961 On August - 28 thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies
1964 On this day in history gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1965 Death of Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909) on this day in history.
1967 On August - 28 charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
1968 John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies on August - 28.
1969 On this day in history clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74
1971 On August - 28 nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
1972 William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29 on August - 28.
1975 Death of Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907) on August - 28.
1978 Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1979 On August - 28 simonow, writer, dies
1981 Death of BĂ©la Guttman, Hungarian footballer (b. 1900) on this day in history.
1982 G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies on August - 28.
1983 On August - 28 jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
1985 On this day in history ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
1987 On this day in history john Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
1988 On this day in history hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
1990 Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies on August - 28.
1991 On August - 28 christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
1993 On August - 28 renĂ© Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
1994 David Wright, poet, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1995 Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85 on August - 28.
1996 On August - 28 lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50