Deaths in History in August 2009

Person of interestCorazon Aquino

Aug 1 Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines (1986-92), dies of colon cancer at 76

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • Aug 4 David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer), dies at 86
  • Aug 7 Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933)
  • Aug 12 Lord John Gregson, British Labour politician and Baron, dies from injuries following a fall at 85
  • Aug 18 Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (b. 1925)
  • Aug 18 Robert Novak, American journalist and commentator (b. 1931)
  • Aug 21 Rex Shelley, Singaporean author (b. 1930)
  • Aug 22 Elmer Kelton, American Western novelist (b. 1926)
  • Aug 25 Edward [Ted] M. Kennedy, United States Senator from Massachusetts (b. 1932)
  • Aug 26 Dominick Dunne, American writer, Vanity Fair correspondent (b. 1925)
  • Aug 27 Sergey Mikhalkov, Soviet writer and poet, dies at 96
  • Aug 31 EraƱo Manalo, Filipino religious figure (b. 1925)