Deaths in History in August 2014

  • Aug 5 Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, 11th US Surgeon General (1969-73), dies at 87
  • Aug 8 Charles Keating, English actor, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • Aug 9 Michael Brown, an 18 year old black man is shot dead by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. His death provoked nationwide protests and civil unrest.
  • Aug 9 Ed Nelson, American actor, dies from heart failure at 85
  • Aug 12 Lauren Bacall, American actress (Key Largo), dies of a stroke at 89