Famous Deaths in August 1942

  • Aug 2 Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77
  • Aug 4 Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 7 Richard Gott, British gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43
  • Aug 9 Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies
  • Aug 11 Richard Heinrich Stein, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 18 Erwin Schulhoff, Czech Russian composer and pianist, dies at 48
  • Aug 21 Kiyoano Ichiki, Japanese colonel (WW II), dies
  • Aug 22 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 22 Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, dies
  • Aug 25 George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39
  • Aug 25 Panayot Pipkov, composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 25 W van Daalen, opposition leader on Celebes, beheaded
  • Aug 25 George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (b. 1902)
  • Aug 31 Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle