Famous Deaths in August 1965

  • Aug 1 Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer, dies at 77
  • Aug 2 Milton B Babbitt, US composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49
  • Aug 2 N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb, dies at 73
  • Aug 6 Aksel Sandemose, writer, dies
  • Aug 6 Everett Sloane, American actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), dies of apparent suicide with barbiturates at 55
  • Aug 6 Nancy Carroll, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60
  • Aug 6 Peter Ronnefeld, composer, dies at 30

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Aug 8 Shirley Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45

  • Aug 8 Olga Fastrov√°, Czech writer and editor (National Policy), dies at 89
  • Aug 9 Creighton Hale, silent film actor (Cat & Canary), dies at 83
  • Aug 10 Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies
  • Aug 11 Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies at 67
  • Aug 13 Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899)
  • Aug 14 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies
  • Aug 16 Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 22 Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies
  • Aug 22 Ellen Church, American 1st female airline stewardess (United flight in 1930 from San Francisco to Cheyenne), dies in a horse riding accident at 60
  • Aug 23 John Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67
  • Aug 25 Moonlight Graham, American baseball player
  • Aug 27 Edmond of Dooren, Flemish painter, dies at 68
  • Aug 27 Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies

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Aug 27 Le Corbusier, [Charles Jeanneret], Swiss French architect and city planner and dies at 77

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  • Aug 27 Otto Reinhold, composer, dies at 66
  • Aug 28 Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)