Sunday, 1 August 2010

August 1 - Deaths

August 1st Details:
August 1 Deaths:
30 BC – Mark Antony - Roman politician & general (b. 83 BC)
371 – St Eusebius of Vercelli - Italian bishop (b. 283)
527 – Emperor Justin I (b. 450)
1137 – King Louis VI of France (b. 1081)
1227 – Shimazu Tadahisa - Japanese warlord (b. 1179)
1252 – Giovanni da Pian del Carpine - Italian explorer (b. c.1180)
1402 – Edmund of Langley - 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)
1457 – Lorenzo Valla - Italian humanist (b. c.1406)
1464 – Cosimo de' Medici - ruler of Florence (b. 1386)
1541 – Simon Grynaeus - German theologian (b. 1493)
1546 – Peter Faber - French Jesuit theologian (b. 1506)
1557 – Olaus Magnus - Swedish writer (b. 1490)
1580 – Albrecht Giese - German politician & diplomat (b. 1524)
1589 – Jacques Clément - French assassin of Henry III of France (b. 1567)
1675 – Weetamoo - sachem of Pocasetts, a band of the Wampanoag Indians her death winding up the end of King Philip's War (b. 1635)
1714 – Queen Anne of Great Britain (b. 1665)
1787 – Alphonsus Liguori - Italian founder of the Redemptionist order (b. 1696)
1795 – Clas Bjerkander - Swedish meteorologist, botanist, & entomologist(b. 1735)
1796 – Robert Pigot - British army officer (b. 1720)
1798 – François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers - French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753)
1807 – John Walker - British lexicographer (b. 1732)
1812 – Yakov Kulnev - Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763)
1851 – William Joseph Behr - German writer (b. 1775)
1866 – John Ross (aka. Kooweskoowe) - Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1790)
1903 – Calamity Jane - American frontierswoman (b. 1853)
1911 – Samuel Arza Davenport - American politician (b. 1843)
1911 – Edwin Austin Abbey - American painter (b. 1852)
1917 – Frank Little - American labor organizer (lynched) (b. 1879)
1918 – John Riley Banister - American cowboy & Texas Ranger (b. 1854)
1920 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Indian nationalist leader (b. 1856)
1929 – Syd Gregory - Australian cricketer (b. 1870)
1938 – John Aasen - American actor (b. 1890)
1943 – Lydia Litvyak - Soviet female flying ace (b. 1921)
1944 – Manuel L. Quezon - First President of the Philippine Commonwealth (b. 1878)
1964 – Johnny Burnette - American singer (b. 1934)
1966 – Charles Whitman - American mass murderer (shot by police) (b. 1941)
1967 – Richard Kuhn - Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1900)
1970 – Frances Farmer - American actress (b. 1913)
1970 – Otto Heinrich Warburg - German physician & physiologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1883)
1973 – Gian Francesco Malipiero - Italian composer (b. 1882)
1973 – Walter Ulbricht - German communist statesman (b. 1893)
1974 – Ildebrando Antoniutti - Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898)
1977 – Gary Powers - American spy plane pilot (b. 1929)
1980 – Patrick Depailler - French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944)
1980 – Strother Martin - American actor (b. 1919)
1981 – Paddy Chayefsky - American writer (b. 1923)
1989 – John Ogdon - British pianist (b. 1937)
1990 – Norbert Elias - German sociologist (b. 1897)
1990 – Graham Young - British serial killer (b. 1947)
1996 – Frida Boccara - French singer (b. 1940)
1996 – Tadeus Reichstein - Polish chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1897)
1996 – Lucille Teasdale-Corti - Canadian physician & international aid worker (b. 1929)
1997 – Sviatoslav Richter - Ukrainian pianist (b. 1915)
1998 – Eva Bartok - Hungarian-born actress (b. 1927)
1999 – Nirad C. Chaudhuri - Indian-born writer (b. 1897)
2001 – Korey Stringer - American football player (b. 1974)
2003 – Guy Thys - Belgian football coach (b. 1922)
2003 – Marie Trintignant - French actress (b. 1962)
2004 – Philip Abelson - American physicist (b. 1913)
2005 – Al Aronowitz - American music journalist (b. 1928)
2005 – King Fahd of Saudi Arabia (b. 1923)
2005 – Constant Nieuwenhuys - Dutch painter (b. 1920)
2005 – Wibo - Dutch cartoonist (b. 1918)
2006 – Jason Rhoades - American installation artist (b. 1965)
2006 – Bob Thaves - American cartoonist (b. 1924)
2006 – Iris Marion Young - American feminist & political scientist (b. 1949)
2007 – Tommy Makem - Irish folk singer (b. 1932)
2008 – Harkishan Singh Surjeet - Indian politician (b. 1916)
2009 – Corazon Aquino - Former President of the Philippines (b. 1933)
2010 – Lolita Lebrón - Puerto Rican terrorist (b. 1919)

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