Deaths in History in August 1965

  • 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

Person of interestShirley Jackson

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

  • Aug 8 Olga Fastrov√°, Czech writer and editor (National Policy), dies at 89
  • Aug 13 Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899)
  • Aug 14 Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet and author (Walk at Dawn), dies at 80
  • 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 27 Edmond of Dooren, Flemish painter, dies at 68

Person of interestLe Corbusier

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

Architect and City Planner Le Corbusier
Architect and City Planner
Le Corbusier
  • Aug 28 Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)