On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1960

9th Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen
9th Prime Minister of Canada
Arthur Meighen
  • Aug 7 Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 7 Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian luxury shoe designer (Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.), dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Danton Walker, American columnist (Broadway Spotlight), dies at 61
  • Aug 9 Bernard Ogilvie Dodge, American botanist and pioneer researcher on heredity in fungi, dies at 88
  • Aug 10 Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies

Person of interestFrank Lloyd

Aug 10 Frank Lloyd, Scottish actor and director (Mutiny on Bounty, Oliver Twist, Blood on the Sun), dies at 74

Actor and Director Frank Lloyd
Actor and Director
Frank Lloyd
  • Aug 10 Oswald Veblin, mathematician
  • Aug 14 Fred Clarke, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder and manager (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates; .312 BA), dies at 87
  • Aug 16 Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies
  • Aug 19 Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian, dies at 72
  • Aug 20 Rudolf Moser, composer, dies at 68
  • Aug 21 David Barnard Steinman, American civil engineer and bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough), dies at 74
  • Aug 22 Eduard PĆ¼tsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
  • Aug 23 Oscar Hammerstein II, American lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers, dies at 65
  • Aug 26 Mark Hambourg, Russian-British composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 28 Anton Lajovic, Slovenian composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 29 Alexander Gauge, British actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 46
  • Aug 29 Hazza el-Majali, Prime Minister of Jordan is assassinated
  • Aug 29 Vicki Baum, Austrian writer (Grand Hotel), dies at 72