Famous Deaths in August 1967

  • Aug 2 Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77
  • Aug 4 Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies
  • Aug 7 Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 7 Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75
  • Aug 8 Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71
  • Aug 9 Anton Walbrook, actor (Laura, I Accuse), dies of heart attack at 66
  • Aug 9 Joe Orton, English actor/playwright (Leaf, Murdered), dies at 34
  • Aug 10 John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 13 Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87
  • Aug 14 Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15 RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)
  • Aug 22 Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63
  • Aug 22 Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903)
  • Aug 23 Georges Berger, Belgian racing driver (b. 1918)
  • Aug 24 Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 24 Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser
Industrialist
Henry J. Kaiser
  • Aug 25 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 25 Paul Muni, actor (Good Earth), dies after lengthy illness at 71

Actor Paul Muni
Actor
Paul Muni
  • Aug 25 Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
  • Aug 26 Andres Sas, Belgian Peruvian composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 26 Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies
  • Aug 27 Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32
  • Aug 27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • Aug 28 Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies
  • Aug 31 Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76
  • Aug 31 Michael Fitzmaurice, dies of lymphoma at 59