Deaths in History in August 2013

  • Aug 20 Elmore Leonard, American author, dies from complications from a stroke at 87
  • Aug 23 William Glasser, American psychiatrist, dies from respiratory failure from pneumonia at 88

Person of interestSeamus Heaney

Aug 30 Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature 1995), dies at 74