Famous Deaths in August 1930

  • Aug 4 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer and conductor, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Charles Bannerman, Australian cricket batsman (1st centurion), dies at 79
  • Aug 26 Lon Chaney Jr, American actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47
  • Aug 27 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist/Dutch Patriarch, dies at 62
  • Aug 28 Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies
  • Aug 29 William Archibald Spooner, English writer (b. 1844)