Deaths in History in August 1967

  • Aug 2 Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press), dies at 77
  • Aug 15 RenĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Carl Wilhelm de Vries, Dutch jurist, dies at 84
  • Aug 19 Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born American inventor and sci-fi writer (1960 Hugo), dies at 83
  • Aug 22 Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903)

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

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  • Aug 25 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated
  • Aug 25 Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
  • 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