On This Day for 29th August

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 171

  • 708 Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
  • 1178 Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III
  • 1261 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV

Victory-in-battleVictory in Battle

1350 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III
  • 1475 Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts
  • 1484 Giovanni Battista Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII
  • 1526 Battle of Mohács: decisive battle - Hungarian empire conquered by Ottomans led by Suleiman the Magnificent.

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1533 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro
Spanish Conquistador
Francisco Pizarro
  • 1540 Emperor Karel deprives city Gent of its definitive rights and privileges
  • 1612 Battle at Surat, India: English fleet beats Portuguese

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1640 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland

King Charles I
King
Charles I
  • 1655 Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge.
  • 1664 Adriaen Pieck/Gerrit de Ferry patent wooden firespout in Amsterdam
  • 1708 British troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia
  • 1708 Haverhill, Mass, destroyed by French & Indians
  • 1742 Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist
  • 1756 England & France meet in war
  • 1756 Prussian Libya occupies Saxson: beginning 7 years War
  • 1758 New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
  • 1776 Americans withdraw from Manhattan to Westchester
  • 1786 Shay's Rebellion in Springfield, Mass
  • 1792 British man o'war HMS Royal George capsizes at Spithead; more than 800 killed
  • 1793 Slaves in French colony of St Domingue (Haiti) freed
  • 1825 Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.
  • 1831 Michael Faraday demonstrates 1st electric transformer
  • 1833 Britain's Slavery Abolition Act becomes law
  • 1842 Great Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war
  • 1844 1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win
  • 1854 Self-governing windmill patented (Daniel Halladay)
  • 1861 American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.
  • 1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run Va (Manassas) during US Civil War
  • 1862 Battle of Aspromonte; Italian royal forces defeat rebels
  • 1862 US Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation
  • 1864 William Huggins discovers chemical composition of nebulae
  • 1871 Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration. (Traditional Japanese date: July 14, 1871).
  • 1882 Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"

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1882 Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • 1883 Seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion
  • 1885 Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle
  • 1885 Phillies Charlie Ferguson no-hits Providence 1-0
  • 1885 Boxing's 1st heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey
  • 1889 1st American International professional lawn tennis contest (Newport RI)
  • 1895 The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.
  • 1896 Chop suey invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
  • 1898 The Goodyear tire company is founded.
  • 1900 Gaetano Bresci, the assassin of King Umberto I of Italy, is tried and sentenced to life imprisonment; he will commit suicide in jail on 22 May 1901
  • 1903 The Finance Minister, Count Witte, is dismissed in what is seen as a victory for those in Russia who want their country to expand into Manchuria and Korea in defiance of the Japanese
  • 1904 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis, the 1st held in the U.S.
  • 1905 Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
  • 1906 Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die
  • 1906 26th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Clothier beats Beals Wright (6-3, 6-0, 6-4)
  • 1907 The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.
  • 1908 NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
  • 1908 28th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Beals Wright (6-1, 6-2, 8-6)
  • 1909 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
  • 1909 World's 1st air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtiss (USA) wins
  • 1910 Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
  • 1911 Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.
  • 1913 Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch government
  • 1914 4th day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught
  • 1914 Arizonian is 1st vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal
  • 1914 Battle of St Quentin: French counter attack under General Lanrezac
  • 1914 New Zealand force capture German Samoa
  • 1916 Congress creates US Naval Reserve
  • 1916 Transportship Hsin-Yu & cruiser Hai-Yung collide; 1000 die
  • 1916 US Congress accept Jones Act: Philippines independence
  • 1916 General Paul Von Hindenburg replaces Von Falkenhayn as German chief of staff
  • 1918 Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
  • 1924 German Republic day accepts Dawes plan

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1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1929 German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight

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1929 Aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh makes her first solo flight

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • 1930 The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
  • 1932 International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
  • 1932 United Cigar Stores shuts 800 shops
  • 1935 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
  • 1937 Phila A's Bob Johnson is 2nd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (1st)
  • 1939 Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II
  • 1940 7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567)
  • 1941 German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
  • 1943 Danish Navy scuttles its warships so as not to be taken by Germany
  • 1944 15,000 American troops liberating Paris march down Champs Elysees
  • 1944 Anti German rebellion in Slovakia
  • 1945 British liberate Hong Kong from Japan

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1945 Gen MacArthur named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

WW2 General Douglas MacArthur
WW2 General
Douglas MacArthur
  • 1947 Constantine Tsaldaris succeeds Maximos as Greece premier
  • 1949 USSR performs its first nuclear test at at Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR
  • 1950 International Olympic Committee votes to admit West Germany & Japan in 1952
  • 1952 New York premiere of history-based film "The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima"
  • 1953 KHSL TV channel 12 in Chico, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 USSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb
  • 1954 San Francisco International Airport (SFO) opens
  • 1956 French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis
  • 1957 Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957
  • 1957 Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights
  • 1958 US Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colo

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1958 George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1960 Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack
  • 1962 Some provisions of Kuwaiti constitution are suspended
  • 1962 US U-2 flight sees SAM launch pads in Cuba

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 219

  • 1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
  • 1434 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
  • 1476 Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
  • 1561 Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
  • 1609 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
  • 1619 Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
  • 1628 John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1632 John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

Philosopher John Locke
Philosopher
John Locke
  • 1686 Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, composer
  • 1694 Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1715)
  • 1725 Charles Townshend, English politician (d. 1767)
  • 1728 Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1797)
  • 1756 Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde, Austrian field marshal and statesman (d. 1845)
  • 1756 Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician (d. 1830)
  • 1773 Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music)
  • 1777 Nikita Yakovlevich Bichurin, founder of Sinology (d. 1853)
  • 1780 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)
  • 1805 Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
  • 1808 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
  • 1809 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)
  • 1811 Henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA
  • 1815 Anna Ella Carroll, US, civil war writer (Reconstruction)
  • 1821 Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, Meylan, French Anthropologist who was the first to organize and classify Stone Age cultures into a chronological sequence of epochs
  • 1842 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)
  • 1843 David B. Hill, Governor of New York (d. 1910)
  • 1844 Edward Carpenter, English poet (d. 1929)
  • 1849 Titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97)
  • 1851 Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer
  • 1855 Emil Pauer, composer
  • 1857 Sandford Schultz, English cricketer (d. 1937)

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1862 Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck
  • 1862 Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1928)
  • 1871 Albert Lebrun, French politician (d. 1950)
  • 1874 Walter Field
  • 1876 Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)
  • 1876 Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (d. 1949)
  • 1877 Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)
  • 1879 Han Yong-woon, Hongsung County Korea, Zen teacher
  • 1880 Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117
  • 1881 Edvin Kallstenius, composer
  • 1881 Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)
  • 1884 Ehm Welk, writer
  • 1891 Michael Chekhov, Russia, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody)
  • 1894 E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, (d. 1962)
  • 1898 Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)
  • 1899 George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
  • 1899 Lyman L Lemnitzer, Marine Corps general (WW II)
  • 1900 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
  • 1901 Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
  • 1901 Sherwin Badger, American Figure Skating Champion (1920-24), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1972)
  • 1903 Ernst Kreuder, writer
  • 1903 Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
  • 1904 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
  • 1905 Lan Adomian, composer
  • 1905 Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)
  • 1906 Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)
  • 1907 Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
  • 1909 Francis Henry Smith, librarian
  • 1909 Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader
  • 1910 Robert Pineda-Duque, composer
  • 1912 Barry Sullivan, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1912 Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects)
  • 1912 Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian/Polish cinematographer
  • 1912 Sohn Kee-chung, Korean runner (d. 2002)
  • 1913 Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
  • 1915 Denys Hay, historian

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1915 Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)

  • 1915 Nathan Pritikin, American nutritionist (d. 1985)
  • 1916 George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
  • 1916 Leo Horn, Dutch soccer referee/columnist/businessman
  • 1917 Isabel Sanford, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1918 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
  • 1920 Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
  • 1920 Charlie "Bird" Parker, Kansas City Kansas, American jazz saxophonist
  • 1920 Susan Damante Shaw, actress (Wilderness Family), born in London, England
  • 1920 Joseph Lesniewski, Erie, Pennsylvania, Easy Company soldier in 101st Airborne, (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Emile Habibi, writer
  • 1922 Yorgos Sicilianos, composer
  • 1922 Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic
  • 1923 Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
  • 1923 Lester Albert Trimble, composer
  • 1923 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
  • 1923 Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
  • 1923 Marmaduke Hussey, BBC Chairman (d. 2006)
  • 1924 Dinah Washington, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1924 James W Wood, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar)
  • 1924 Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1926 Betty Lynn, American actress
  • 1926 María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer
  • 1927 Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
  • 1928 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
  • 1928 Thomas Stewart, San Saba Texas, baritone (La Roche Capriccio)
  • 1929 Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
  • 1930 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
  • 1930 Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive (d. 2006)
  • 1931 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (d. 2001)
  • 1931 Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist
  • 1933 Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
  • 1933 Ramses Shaffy, Dutch cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen)
  • 1933 Arnold Koller, Swiss Federal Councilor

Famous Weddings

  • 1885 Pulitzer Prize-winning American author (Age of Innocence) Edith Jones (23), marries Edward "Teddy" Wharton (36)
  • 1955 "Untamed Youth" actress Mamie Van Doren (24) weds trumpeter and actor Ray Anthony (33)

HeartWedding of Interest

1964 46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

46th US Vice-President Dick Cheney
46th US Vice-President
Dick Cheney
  • 1968 Norwegian Crown Prince Harald (later Harald V) marries Sonja Haraldsen at Oslo Cathedral
  • 1993 Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)

HeartWedding of Interest

1993 Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • 1998 "Baywatch" actress Traci Bingham (30) weds Robb Vallier at First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa

HeartWedding of Interest

2009 Retired Denver Bronco's quarterback John Elway (49) weds former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 117

  • 29 John the Baptist, beheaded
  • 886 Basilius I, the Macedonier, Byzantine emperor (867-886), dies
  • 1093 Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)
  • 1123 King Eystein I of Norway (b. ca. 1088)
  • 1395 Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)
  • 1442 John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)
  • 1523 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
  • 1526 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
  • 1533 Atahualpa, last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
  • 1542 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
  • 1653 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
  • 1657 John Lilburne, English dissenter
  • 1712 Gregory King, English statistician (law of King), dies at 63
  • 1738 Georg Reuter, composer, dies at 81
  • 1758 Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
  • 1758 Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal, dies at 56
  • 1769 Edmond Hoyle, games expert, dies (birth date unknown)
  • 1780 Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (b. 1713)
  • 1782 Richard Kempenfelt, Royal Navy Admiral drowns (b. 1718)
  • 1799 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71
  • 1821 Horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86
  • 1844 Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers (b. 1762)
  • 1856 Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck, British Christian writer (b. 1778)
  • 1861 Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63
  • 1865 John Brough, US publisher/(gov-R-Ohio), dies at about 54

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1877 Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies of peritonitis at 76

Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church Brigham Young
Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church
Brigham Young
  • 1889 Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)
  • 1891 Pierre Lallement, inventor of the bicycle (b. 1843 or 1844)
  • 1893 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Rus poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [OS=8/17]
  • 1904 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
  • 1909 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies
  • 1910 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1910 Johann O Backlund, Swedish astronomer, dies at 64
  • 1910 John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44
  • 1914 ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle
  • 1918 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
  • 1921 Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (rule of Allen), dies at 83
  • 1928 Richard B Haldane, British viscount/lord-chancellor, dies at 72
  • 1930 William Archibald Spooner, English writer (b. 1844)
  • 1931 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder
  • 1933 Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer, dies at 70
  • 1935 Astrid S L T Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden, dies
  • 1935 Charles Lee Williams, composer, dies at 82
  • 1940 Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77
  • 1941 Henri Louis, French officer/resistance fighter, executed at 40
  • 1941 Jan L G "Yvan" Doornik, Dutch resist fighter in France, executed at 36
  • 1946 J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed
  • 1946 Milan Harasta, composer, dies at 26
  • 1960 Alexander Gauge, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 46
  • 1960 Hazza el-Majali, PM of Jordan is assassinated
  • 1960 Vicki Baum, writer, dies
  • 1966 Sayyid Qutb, Egyptian theoretician (b. 1906)
  • 1968 Victor Sutherland, dies at 79
  • 1968 Ulysses S. Grant III, American soldier and planner (b. 1881)
  • 1970 Mary Clare, dies at 76
  • 1972 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
  • 1972 Rene Leibowitz, composer, dies at 59
  • 1973 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
  • 1973 Stringer Davis, actress (Mouse on the Moon, Miranda), dies at about 77
  • 1975 Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92
  • 1975 Leland T Weed
  • 1976 Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy, Family Affair), ODs at 18
  • 1976 Jimmy Reed, rocker, dies of epileptic seizure at 50
  • 1976 Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (b. 1899)
  • 1977 Jean Hagen, actress (Dead Ringer, Shaggy Dog, Arena), dies at 54
  • 1977 Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver (b. 1945)
  • 1979 Mary Marquet, actress (Landru, Paris Canaille), dies at 84
  • 1981 Lowell Thomas, newscaster (High Adventure), dies in Pawling NY at 89

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1982 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • 1982 Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • 1982 Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87
  • 1983 Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61
  • 1983 William Goyen, writer, dies at 68
  • 1984 Muhammad Naguib, Egyptian statesman (b. 1901)
  • 1985 Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
  • 1985 Evelyn Ankers, actress (Black Beauty, Jungle Woman), dies at 67
  • 1985 Patrick Barr, actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77
  • 1986 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1987 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
Actor
Lee Marvin
  • 1987 Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)
  • 1989 Peter Scott, English explorer, naturalist, and painter (b. 1909)
  • 1990 Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16
  • 1991 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies
  • 1991 Daniel Ocko, dies of respiratory condition at 78
  • 1991 Dixie Dunbar, [Charlotte King], dies of heart attack at 72
  • 1991 Kathryn Cravens, news correspondent, dies at 92
  • 1991 Libero Grassi, Italian underwear manufacturer/anti mafia, dies
  • 1992 Mary Norton, children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • 1992 Teddy Turner, comedian, dies at 75
  • 1993 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • 1993 Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
  • 1994 Arthur Ernest Mourant, haematologist, dies at 90
  • 1994 Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator, dies at 74
  • 1994 Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian Catholic priest, shot dead
  • 1994 Michael Peters, dies of complications due to AIDS at 46
  • 1994 Phillip Gilmore, actress (Malcolm X), dies at 38
  • 1994 Tushar Kanti Ghosh, longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
  • 1995 Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65
  • 1995 Harry Broadhurst, British airman, dies at 89
  • 1995 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist, dies at 70