Famous Deaths in August 1946

  • Aug 1 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
  • Aug 5 Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)
  • Aug 6 Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (b. 1903)
  • Aug 9 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • Aug 13 Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer, dies at 33

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Aug 13 H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (The War of the Worlds, Time Machine), dies at 79

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  • Aug 16 Herman Harrell Horne, philosopher (idealism)
  • Aug 26 Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887)
  • Aug 29 J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed
  • Aug 29 Milan Harasta, composer, dies at 26
  • Aug 30 Grigory Semyonov, Russian counter-revolutionary (executed) (b. 1890)
  • Aug 31 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63