On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1932

  • Aug 1 Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
  • Aug 2 Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50
  • Aug 2 Dan Brouthers, American MLB baseball player known as the first great slugger in baseball history, dies at 74
  • Aug 5 IsraĆ«l Querido, Dutch writer (Jordan), dies at 59
  • Aug 9 John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician and founder of the Fields Medal, dies after a three-month illness at 69
  • Aug 10 Rin Tin Tin, American Hollywood shepherd dog (Clash of the Wolves), dies at 13
  • Aug 20 Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer, dies at 87
  • Aug 20 Paul Keller, German writer (Vergrabenes Gut), dies at 59
  • Aug 20 Tadeusz Joteyko, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 21 Frederick Corder, British composer (The Nabob's Pickle), dies at 80
  • Aug 24 Gheorghe Cucu, Romanian composer, dies at 50
  • Aug 30 Willem Marinus van Rossum, Dutch cardinal and prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77