Tuesday, 10 August 2010

August 10 - Deaths

August 10th Details:
August 10 Deaths:
258 – Lawrence of Rome (Saint Lawrence) - Spanish-born deacon of Rome (martyred) (b. 225)
1535 – Ippolito de' Medici - ruler of Florence (b. 1509)
1637 – Johann Gerhard - German Lutheran leader (b. 1582)
1653 – Maarten Tromp - Dutch admiral (b. 1598)
1655 – Alfonso de la Cueva - marqués de Bedmar, Spanish cardinal & diplomat (b. 1572)
1723 – Guillaume Dubois - French cardinal & statesman (b. 1656)
1759 – King Ferdinand VI of Spain (b. 1713)
1784 – Allan Ramsay - Scottish painter (b. 1713)
1802 – Franz Aepinus - German natural philosopher (b. 1724)
1806 – Michael Haydn - Austrian composer (b. 1737)
1839 – John St Aubyn - British fossil collector (b. 1758)
1862 – Honinbo Shusaku - Japanese Go player (b. 1829)
1875 – Karl Andree - German geographer (b. 1808)
1896 – Otto Lilienthal - German aviation pioneer (b. 1848)
1915 – Henry Moseley - English physicist (b. 1887)
1918 – Erich Loewenhardt - German flying ace (b. 1897)
1920 – Ádám Politzer - Hungarian-Austrian physician (b. 1835)
1928 – Rex Cherryman - American actor (b. 1897)
1929 – Pierre Fatou - French mathematician (b. 1878)
1932 – Rin Tin Tin - German shepherd dog, the first famous dog of that name (b. 1918)
1945 – Robert H. Goddard - American rocket scientist (b. 1882)
1948 – Kwan-Ichi Asakawa - Japanese historian (b. 1873)
1948 – Andrew Brown - Scottish football coach (b. 1870)
1948 – Montague Summers - English writer (b. 1880)
1958 – Frank Demaree - American baseball player (b. 1910)
1963 – Estes Kefauver - American politician (b. 1903)
1963 – Ernst Wetter - member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1877)
1969 – Leno LaBianca - American businessman (b. 1925)
1969 – Rosemary LaBianca - American housewife (b. 1930)
1976 – Bert Oldfield - Australian cricketer (b. 1894)
1979 – Walter Gerlach - German physicist (b. 1889)
1979 – Dick Foran - American actor (b. 1910)
1980 – Yahya Khan - Pakistani politician (b. 1917)
1982 – Anderson Bigode Herzer - Brazilian writer & poet (b. 1962)
1986 – Alan Rouse - British mountaineer (b. 1951)
1993 – Euronymous (Øystein Aarseth) - Norwegian guitarist (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
1987 – Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas - Greek lawyer & politician, the 163rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1893)
1997 – Conlon Nancarrow - American composer (b. 1912)
1997 – Jean-Claude Lauzon - Quebec film director (b. 1953)
1999 – Paṇḍit Baldev Upadhyaya - Indian Sanskrit scholar (b. 1899)
2000 – Gilbert Parkhouse - English cricketer (b. 1925)
2001 – Lou Boudreau - American baseball player & manager (b. 1917)
2002 – Michael Houser - American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962)
2002 – Kristen Nygaard - Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1926)
2003 – Carmita Jiménez - Puerto Rican singer (b. c. 1944)
2007 – Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler - American military pilot & civil rights activist (b. 1925)
2007 – James E. Faust - American religious figure (b. 1920)
2007 – Tony Wilson - British music personality & broadcaster (b. 1950)
2007 – Chris Reyka - American law enforcement official (b. 1956)
2008 – Isaac Hayes - American singer-songwriter, keyboardist & actor (b. 1942)

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