Deaths in History in August 1993

  • Aug 1 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Aug 1 Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Aug 1 Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Aug 1 Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered
  • Aug 6 Milt Thompson, American astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), NASA test pilot and chief-engineer, dies at 67
  • Aug 7 Kelly Ahrendt, 1st NYer to die of rabies in 40 years, dies at 14
  • Aug 8 Lou van Raised, impresario, dies at 77
  • Aug 9 Mohamed M Tabet, commissar of Casablanca, raped 518, executed at 54
  • Aug 15 Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
  • Aug 16 Irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83
  • Aug 16 Joseph Towers, US pilot, dies
  • Aug 17 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Robert C Maynard, CEO (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
  • Aug 17 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Aug 18 Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Aug 19 Lucinda Ballard, US costume designer/wife of Howard Dietz, dies at 90
  • Aug 20 Bernard Delfgaauw, philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Kasdi Merbah, PM of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated
  • Aug 23 Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88
  • Aug 25 Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
  • Aug 28 William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
  • Aug 29 Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
  • Aug 31 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter (communist), dies at 80