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Notable Deaths on August 19th

1994Linus Pauling, Nobel prize scientist (Vitamin C advocate), dies at 93

1662Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1623)

1977Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86

1822Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer, dies at 72

August 19th Deaths
Date Event
14
Augustus Caesar, first Roman Emperor (b. 63 BC) 
440
Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies 
472
Ricimer, Barbaars general, dies 
1186
Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158) 
1245
Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195) 
1284
Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273) 
1297
Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274) 
1493
Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77 
1580
Andrea Palladio, architect/writer (Il Redentore, Venice), dies at 71 
1601
Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies 
1646
Alexander Henderson, Scottish theologian 
1650
Abraham de Verwer, painter, buried at about 55 
1654
Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, rabbi/author (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies 
1662
Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1623) 
1680
Jean Eudes, French catholic priest, founder of the Eudists (b. 1601) 
1691
Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle 
1699
Jose Saenz d'aguirre, Spanish cardinal, dies at 69 
1719
Karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52 
1744
Carlo Arrigoni, composer, dies at 46 
1753
[Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, dies at 66 
1765
Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Swedish Chemist who discovered nickel and tungsten, dies at 42 
1780
Bernhard Haltenberger, composer, dies at 32 
1795
Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer, dies at 67 
1812
Vincenzo Righini, composer, dies at 56 
1813
Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer, dies at 54 
1813
Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer, dies at 61 
1819
James Watt, Scottish inventor (b. 1736) 
1822
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer, dies at 72 
1822
Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62 
1838
James Geddes, American Engineer (Erie Canal), dies at 75 
1851
Gioseffo Catrufo, composer, dies at 80 
1856
Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, French Chemist, dies at 39 
1872
Eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer, dies at 63 
1876
George Smith, English Archaeologist and assyriologist (cuneiform script), dies of fever at 36 
1881
Joseph Labitzky, composer, dies at 79 
1883
Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman (b. 1810) 
1887
Alvan Clark, American Astronomer and telescope maker, dies at 83 
1888
Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station), dies at 65 
1889
Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 
1892
Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer, dies at 62 
1895
John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (b. 1853) 
1895
John Wesley Hardin, The Lawless Breed 
1896
Josiah Dwight Whitney, American Geologist, dies at 76 
1900
Jean-Baptiste Accolay, Belgian composer (b. 1833) 
1909
Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies 
1912
Alfonse Hasselmans, composer, dies at 67 
1914
Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844) 
1922
Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81 
1923
Vilfredo Pareto, Italian sociologist and economist (b. 1845) 
1924
Ferdinand Cheval, Le palais idéal 
1929
Sergei P Diaghilev, Russia, dance master (Imperial Ballet), dies at 57 
1929
Sergei Diaghilev,  
1931
Aristides Agramonte y Simoni, Cuban-American Physician, Pathologist and Bacteriologist (yellow fever), dies at 63 
1934
Tom Grimes, The Secret of the Pueblo 
1934
Jerry Jarnagin, Irene Franklin, the American Comedienne 
1934
Nigel Playfair, Perfect Understanding 
1935
Thérèse Kolb, Le crime de Sylvestre Bonnard 
1936
Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet/composer, murdered at 37 or 38 
1936
Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding 
1937
Gyula Pekár, A kölcsönkért kastély 
1938
Zofia Dromlewiczowa, Puszcza 
1939
Frank Wild, South 
1942
Effie Palmer, Way Back Home 
1944
Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62 
1944
Henry J Wood, English conductor (My Life of Music, Proms), dies at 75 
1944
Günther von Kluge,  
1944
Henry Wood, Naked Britain 
1945
Tomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (b.1875) 
1945
Mrs. Wilfrid North, Meet John Doe 
1945
Fumiko Katsuragi, The Living Magoroku 
1946
Marquis de Dion, M. le comte de Dion 
1947
Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67 
1947
Lucien Denni, Holiday 
1947
Master Vinayak, Brahmachari 
1949
Jack Worth, White Heat 
1950
Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (b. 1871) 
1950
Bela Schaffer, Swiss Miss 
1950
Irene Haisman, Niobe 
1951
Blanche Bayliss, Miss Jerry 
1952
Lloyd Neal, 6 Day Bike Rider 
1952
Aubrey Stauffer, Sleepwalker 
1953
Walter Bullock, The Gang's All Here 
1953
Merrill McCormick, Robin Hood 
1954
Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 
1954
Robert Graves, Wife Trouble 
1954
Tivadar Lándor, Dreams of Love 
1954
Arthur Jasmine, Salomé 
1954
Alcide De Gasperi,  
1954
Eugenie Krix, Krates 
1954
Terry Ramsaye, Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life 
1955
Erich Grave, Der Kaiser von Kalifornien 
1955
Ord Hamilton, Death at a Broadcast 
1956
Virginia Kirtley, Polishing Up Polly 
1956
H.H. Harrod, The Blot 
1957
David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890) 
1957
Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (b. 1898) 
1957
Eduardo Vivas, The Tragic Circus 
1957
Vladimír Repa, Racek má zpozdení 
1958
Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63 
1959
Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78 
1959
Dewey Skipworth, Ace Drummond 
1959
Alfred Kubin, Dream City 
1959
Blind Willie McTell, Le Havre 
1960
Al Zinnen, 101 Dalmatians 
1961
Charles Gemora, Jack the Giant Killer 
1962
Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90 
1963
Kathleen Parlow, Canadian violinist (b. 1890) 
1964
Kalevi Hartti, Kasvot kuvastimessa 
1965
Hans Oppenheimer, Stop Train 349 
1966
Jeanne De Casalis, Jamaica Inn 
1967
Carl W de Vries, Dutch (Great-granddad King William III), dies at 84 
1967
Isaac Deutscher, Polish/Eng historian (Stalin-biography), dies at 60 
1967
Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884) 
1967
James Cavanaugh, G.I. Joe: Retaliation 
1968
Sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44 
1968
George Gamow, Ukrainian-born physicist (b. 1904) 
1970
Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian (b. 1909) 
1971
Walther Victor, writer, dies 
1973
Dennis Wyndham, Oh, Mr. Porter! 
1974
... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered 
1974
Anna Arena, Bell' Antonio 
1975
Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897) 
1975
Mark Donahue, The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World 
1975
Konrad Swinarski, Sedziowie. Tragedya 
1976
Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 
1976
Jeno Kenessey, composer, dies at 70 
1976
Ken Wadsworth, cricketer (Exciting NZ keeper), dies of cancer at 29 
1977
Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 
1977
Valentin Lebedev, Dekabristy 
1977
Leonid Gallis, Vtoroye dykhaniye 
1978
Jongo da Serrinha, Jongo - Danse des âmes 
1979
Dorsey Burnette, rocker, dies at 46 of a heart attack 
1979
Lourdinha Bittencourt, Poeira de Estrelas 
1979
Odylo Costa Filho, John, the Knife and the River 
1979
Morris Surdin, The Hospital 
1980
Otto Frank, Anne Frank Remembered 
1981
Jessie Matthews, actress (Gangway, First a Girl), dies at 74 
1981
Vladimir Fetin, Polosatyy reys 
1981
Witold Zatorski, Aktorzy prowincjonalni 
1982
August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908) 
1982
Hilliard Marks, Humphrey Bogart Show 
1982
Jack Curtice, Episode #9.31 
1982
Pierre Mingand, Mauvaise graine 
1983
Ulises Petit de Murat, Pampa bárbara 
1983
Zofia Mrozowska, The Constant Factor 
1983
José Prada, La venganza 
1983
Tatyana Guretskaya, Pravo na zhizn 
1983
Ida Forsyne, The Green Pastures 
1984
Eleanor Warner, The Music Show 
1984
George Milo, Psycho 
1984
Luchi De Jesus, Black Belt Jones 
1984
George Meeker, The Roaring Twenties 
1985
Kathe Oswald, Der chinesische Götze - Das unheimliche Haus, 3. Teil 
1985
James R. Scott, Stalag 17 
1986
Hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79 
1986
Jacob A W Burger, chairman (Dutch soc-dem party), dies at 81 
1986
Lorenzo Tucker, actor (Black King), dies 
1986
Lorenzo Tucker, Wages of Sin 
1986
Ted Chapman, Airplane! 
1986
Georg Løkkeberg, Autumn Sonata 
1986
Willy Kramp, Das Lamm 
1986
Hermione Baddeley, Mary Poppins 
1987
Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies 
1987
Madis Ojamaa, Verekivi 
1987
Hayden Rorke, Pillow Talk 
1987
Michael Ryan,  
1988
Erzsi Palotai, Judgment of Lake Balaton 
1988
Guy V. Thayer Jr., The Devil Bat 
1988
Martin Cornica, Beau Sabreur 
1988
Don Haggerty, The Killers 
1989
Charles Bastin, The World Moves On 
1989
Nelson Tetreault, George Carlin: Carlin on Campus 
1989
Wayne Moore, Super Bowl VII 
1989
Henry Feltenburg, The Ten Thousand Dollar Trail 
1989
Warren Jenkins, Radio Pirates 
1990
Ben Rutgers Van de Loeff-Basenau, children's book writer, dies at 80 
1990
Stephen Smith, Spend Spend Spend 
1990
Alla Goreva, The Mystery of the Third Planet 
1991
Oliver Drake, Hit the Saddle 
1991
Richard Maltby, Miss Potter 
1991
Xan Fielding, Night Ambush 
1991
Edward Overstreet, Reap the Wild Wind 
1991
Grace Eline, Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1992
Feliks Arons, Dutch director/actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48 
1992
Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80 
1992
Austin McCoy, No Time for Romance 
1992
Jean Hubeau, A Sunday in the Country 
1992
Carsten Winger, Skadeskutt 
1992
László Inke, Kojak Budapesten 
1992
Gianni Polidori, My Name Is Nobody 
1992
Feliks Arons, Misdaad op wielen 
1992
Michiko Saga, Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island 
1993
Jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76 
1993
Lucinda Ballard, US costume designer/wife of Howard Dietz, dies at 90 
1993
Marcelle Rogez, Big Fella 
1993
Utpal Dutt, Bhuvan Shome 
1993
Princess Baba, The Charge of the Light Brigade 
1993
Daisy Lumini, Suicide Commandos 
1993
Tino Schirinzi, Chopin 
1993
Gérard Hérold, Mon père, ce héros. 
1993
Marian Czech, Przeklete oko proroka 
1993
Jean King, Foreign Agent 
1994
John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington, dies at 59 
1994
Linus Pauling, Nobel prize scientist (Vitamin C advocate), dies at 93 
1994
Nancy Keene Lancaster, US/British architect (Binnen House), dies at 96 
1994
Robert Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky, poet, dies at 64 
1994
Walter Bartley, biochemist, dies at 78 
1994
Linus Pauling, Doomsday Chronicles 
1994
Ladislav Fuks, The Cremator 
1994
Robert Rozhdestvensky, Mimino 
1995
Danny Arnold, British TV producer, dies at 70 
1995
Pierre Schaeffer, composer/radio innovator, dies at 85 
1995
Danny Arnold, Barney Miller 
1995
Vladimír Skutina, Hvezda jede na jih 
1995
Mary Stewart, Désirée 
1995
Paul Lees, The Heiress 
1995
Pierre Schaeffer, Love at Twenty 
1995
Jean Solar, The Honors of War 
1996
Wlodzimierz Borowik, Paragraf zero 
1996
Joffre Soares, Summer Showers 
1996
Claire Rommer, A Thousand for One Night 
1996
Rudolf Steinboeck, Das andere Leben 
1996
Mandus de Vos, De kantoortuin 
1996
Torresmo, Partidas Dobradas 
1997
Cezary Julski, Teddy Bear 
1997
Cathleen Cordell, The Return of the Living Dead 
1997
Maja Dimitrijevic, Milena iz Praga 
1997
Petr Novák, Cosy Dens 
1997
Herbert De Souza, Booloo 
1998
Douglas Gordon, The Shetland Experience 
1998
Monty Ash, Blast from the Past 
1998
Hellmut Andics, Hoch klingt der Radetzkymarsch 
1998
Gloria Clokey, Gumby: The Movie 
1998
Susanne Sidney, High School Hellcats 
1999
Lucie Lichtig, French Connection II 
2000
Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941) 
2000
Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown) 
2000
Lee Sholem, Superman and the Mole-Men 
2000
Ole Risom, Best Busy People Video Ever! 
2001
Donald Woods, South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1933) 
2001
Betty Everett, American singer and pianist (b. 1939) 
2001
Kurt Weitkamp, Die große Wäsche 
2001
Sylvia Millecam, Hector 
2001
Betty Everett, Mermaids 
2001
Jerzy Gieraltowski, Wyrok smierci 
2001
Donald Woods, Cry Freedom 
2001
Gilberto Martinho, O Diamante 
2001
Hugh Barrett, Finding SomethingTo Do 
2001
Morris Golde, Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider 
2002
Swami Satchidananda, Chappaqua 
2002
Gerald Jann, The Love Bug 
2002
Eduardo Chillida, Episode dated 17 September 2002 
2002
Conrad Gyllenhammar, Sawdust and Tinsel 
2003
Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (b. 1926) 
2003
Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (b. 1948) 
2003
Leo Dolan, The Long Good Friday 
2003
Jean-Selim Kanaan, Don't Forget You're Going to Die 
2003
Pedro Terol, Windmills 
2003
Sérgio Vieira de Mello, En Route to Baghdad 
2003
Rennie Ellis, Hard Knocks 
2003
David Webster, Apollo 11: The Impact on Earth 
2003
Jerzy Tyczynski, Trójkat bermudzki 
2003
Ann Lee, Trial 
2003
Lev Kerbel, Le Sculpteur de Lénine 
2003
Dixon Lademan, Walter Brennan 
2003
Tatjana Lukjanova, Peasants 
2003
Francisco Carlos, Esse Milhão É Meu 
2004
Remo Pisani, The Edge of Night 
2004
Günter Rexrodt, Deutschland bankrott? Euro in Gefahr? 
2004
Harry Tytle, Mars and Beyond 
2004
George Gibson, Maybe It's Love 
2005
Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918) 
2005
Bueno De Mesquita, Appartement für drei 
2005
Anna Golebiowska, Passenger 
2005
Mo Mowlam, Sir Winston Churchill 
2005
Mel Welles, The Little Shop of Horrors 
2005
Frances Whitfield, Snow White and the Seven Bradys 
2005
Dale Cummings, The Battle of the Damned 
2006
Joseph Hill, Frantic 
2006
Jarkko Laine, Drifting Clouds 
2006
Tony LaMarca, The Brain That Wouldn't Die 
2006
Roger Deakin, A Beetle Called Derek 
2006
Joyce Blair, Arch of Triumph 
2006
Renate Brausewetter, Secrets of a Soul 
2007
Maria Zientarowa, Wojna domowa 
2007
Yôko Minakaze, Bonbon ganbaru 
2007
Greg Drolette, The Lion King 
2007
Francis Ryck, Les fils des alligators 
2008
Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician 
2008
LeRoi Moore, American musician (Dave Matthews Band) (b.1961) 
2008
Sid Campbell, The Master Demon 
2008
Diane Webber, Mermaids of Tiburon 
2008
Paul Starr, Four Rooms 
2008
Leo Abse, A Very Social Democrat: A Portrait of Roy Jenkins 
2008
Wayne Wadhams, Lianna 
2008
Julius Carry, The Last Dragon 
2008
Algimantas Masiulis, When I Was a Partisan 
2008
LeRoi Moore, Dave Matthews Band: Listener Supported 
2009
Don Hewitt, television news producer & director; creator of 60 Minutes (b. 1922) 
2009
Don Hewitt, Douglas Edwards with the News 
2009
Gene Summers, Million Dollar Mermaid 
2009
Pavel Kashlakov, Ugol padeniya 
2010
Skandor Akbar, The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling 
2010
David L. Quaid, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians 
2010
Nikolay Evdokimov, Svidaniye s molodostyu 
2010
Suzanne Grossman, Drága kisfiam 
2010
Jackson Gillis, Short Fuse 
2010
Johnny Bailey, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
2010
Dick Maloney, Miss Castaway and the Island Girls 
2010
Michael Been, The Lost Boys 
2010
Ted Lipscomb, Southern Discomfort: Wrestling on the Indie Circuit 
2010
Ahna Capri, Enter the Dragon 
2010
Claudio Sapiaín, El hombre que imaginaba 
2010
Christopher Shea, You're in Love, Charlie Brown 
2010
Jo Graff, The Wild Scene 
2010
Anker Sørensen, Den sidste vinter 
2011
Gun Hägglund, Swedish news presenter (b. 1932) 
2011
Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (b. 1941) 
2011
Bert Bertolami, The Heavenly Kid 
2011
Raoul Ruiz, Marcel Proust's Time Regained 
2011
Scott Wannberg, I Heart Huckabees 
2011
Lane Venardos, Survivor: The Reunion 
2011
Gerald Shih, Red Dust 
2011
Gil Courtemanche, A Sunday in Kigali 
2011
Christopher J. Summerell, Young Guns II 
2011
Jimmy Sangster, Horror of Dracula 
2012
Tony Scott, American director, commits suicide at 68 
2012
Maïté Nahyr, Boy Meets Girl 
2012
Tony Scott, Top Gun 
2012
Werner Riepel, Brand-Stiftung 
2012
James Ginchereau, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
2012
Jeanette Leahy, Living Venus 
2012
Michael Girschek, Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus 
2012
Charles Huggins, Def by Temptation 
2013
Alan Lander, I Began as a Boy 
2013
Donna Hightower, Enrico Macias 
2013
Mirko Kovac, Vecernja zvona 
2013
Halina Skaza, Ognisty aniol 
2013
Carlos Romero Marchent, Santo contra el doctor Muerte 
2013
Stephenie McMillan, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 
2013
Cedar Walton, She's Gotta Have It 
2013
Russell S. Doughten Jr., The Prodigal Planet 
2013
Arno Carlstedt, Skin, Skin 
2013
Widow Norton, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar 
2013
Fritz Rau, Panic Time 
2013
Fernando Figueredo, Bad Boys II 
2013
Lee Thompson Young, Friday Night Lights 
2014
Deborah Sussman, Day of the Dead 
2014
Maruxa Vilalta, Pequeña historia de horror 
2014
Candida Lycett-Green, John Betjeman: The Last Laugh 
2014
Simin Behbahani, Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty 
2014
James Foley, E-Team 
2014
Dinu Patriciu, Kapitalism: Our Improved Formula 
2014
Lyubov Leshukova, Igra na vylet 
2014
Brian G. Hutton, Where Eagles Dare 
2015
Doudou N'Diaye Rose, Karmen Gei 
2015
Mansur Ball, Adavilo 
2015
Antonio Larreta, Mad Love 
2016
Iconic Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies aged 82 
2016
Champion distance jockey Bob Skelton dies, aged 81 
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