Famous Deaths In August - 28
Saturday, 27 February 2021
1922 On August - 28 louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80
1930 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies on August - 28.
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 Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald on this day in history.
1947 On August - 28 death of manolete, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1917)
1951 On this day in history robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32
1955 Death of Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi on this day in history.
1958 Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1959 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 on August - 28.
1960 Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1961 Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62
1965 On August - 28 death of giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)
1967 On this day in history charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
1968 On this day in history john Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies
1969 Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 on August - 28.
1971 On August - 28 nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies
1972 On this day in history william HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29
1975 Death of Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907) on this day in history.
1978 Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1979 Simonow, writer, dies on August - 28.
1981 On August - 28 death of béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (b. 1900)
1982 On August - 28 g W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
1983 Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66 on August - 28.
1985 Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88 on this day in history.
1987 John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1988 On August - 28 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 rené Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
1994 On this day in history david Wright, poet, dies at 74
1995 Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50 on August - 28.