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30 BCMark Antony, Roman Politician and General, commits suicide after he is defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium at 53

1980Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61

1944Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of Philippines (1935-42), dies of tuberculosis at 65

1903Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51

1464Cosimo de Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at 74

2009Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1986-1992) (b. 1933)

August 1st Deaths
Date Event
30
Mark Antony, Roman Politician and General, commits suicide after he is defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium at 53 
BC
AD
371
St Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop (b. c. 283) 
527
Justin I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies (b. c. 450) 
1137
Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) 
1190
Floris III, Count of Holland, dies 
1227
Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) 
1402
Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) 
1457
Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 
1464
Cosimo de Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at 74 
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 and diplomat (b. 1524) 
1589
Jacques Clément, French assassin of Henry III of France (b. 1567) 
1628
Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 
1630
Federico Cesi, Italian Naturalist and founder of the first modern scientific society, the Accademia dei Lincei, dies at 45 
1667
Paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48 
1708
Edward Tyson, British Physician and father of comparative anatomy (The Anatomy of a Pygmy, 1698), dies at 57 
1714
Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49 
1743
Richard Savage, English poet/playwright, dies at about 46 
1787
Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90 
1796
Robert Pigot, British army officer (b. 1720) 
1798
François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753) 
1805
Friedrich Christoph Gebtewitz, composer, dies at 51 
1812
Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763) 
1813
Carl Stenborg, composer, dies at 60 
1821
Elizabeth Inchbald (Simpson), actress/author (Lady Abbess), dies at 68 
1834
Robert Morrison, missionary in China/translated bible, dies 
1837
Walter Geikie, painter, dies 
1846
Peter Ritter, composer, dies at 83 
1851
William Joseph Behr, German writer (b. 1775) 
1857
Charles Turner, engraver, dies 
1866
John Ross (aka. Kooweskoowe), Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (b. 1790) 
1882
Henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43 
1883
Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies 
1884
Heinrich Laube, writer, dies 
1884
Heinrich Laube, Das alte Gesetz 
1896
William Robert Grove, Welsh Physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell, dies at 85 
1902
Ludwig Beckmann, painter, dies 
1903
Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51 
1907
David Christie Murray, The Penniless Millionaire 
1911
Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies 
1913
Lesya Ukrainka, Lesnaya pesnya. Mavka 
1915
James Berry, Richard III 
1916
Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies 
1917
Frank Little, American labor organizer (lynched) (b. 1879) 
1918
John Riley Banister, American cowboy and Texas Ranger (b. 1854) 
1920
Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies 
1921
Sid Hatfield,  
1922
Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72 
1925
John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61 
1926
Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies 
1926
Israel Zangwill, The Verdict 
1929
Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies 
1932
Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies 
1932
James R. Quirk, Bob Hope Comedy Special 
1934
Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 
1934
Béla Bátori, Tatárjárás 
1938
John Aasen, Why Worry? 
1940
William Ehfe, The Best Man 
1940
Gus Meins, Babes in Toyland 
1941
Mai Wells, The Pilgrim 
1942
Herbert Selpin, Titanic 
1943
Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 
1944
Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of Philippines (1935-42), dies of tuberculosis at 65 
1944
Manuel Quezón,  
1944
Sylvain Itkine, La Grande Illusion 
1944
Cecil Mack, The Great Gatsby 
1945
Fred Leslie, Trust the Navy 
1945
Arthur S. Kane, A Tailor-Made Man 
1945
Gyula Csortos, Hyppolit, the Butler 
1946
Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 
1947
Walter DeLeon, Ruggles of Red Gap 
1949
George Moran, The Bank Dick 
1951
Missouri Royer, The Block Signal 
1953
W.A. Andlauer, As the World Rolls On 
1953
Zachary Gold, Humoresque 
1953
Mannus Franken, Regen 
1953
Christian Borgen, Haanden, der griber 
1954
Charles-A Cingria, writer, dies 
1955
Ormond Ruthven, Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day 
1955
Charles Shaw, Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 
1956
László Cserépy, Lelki klinika 
1956
Ragnar Ring, En vikingafilm 
1956
Valdemar Andersen, Kongen af Pelikanien 
1956
H.E. Aitken, Home, Sweet Home 
1957
Harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59] 
1958
Charles White, Barabbas 
1958
Vivien Oakland, Way Out West 
1958
Artur A. Kuhnert, Lockende Gefahr 
1958
Albert E. Smith, Mysterious Cafe, or Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke Have Troubles with a Waiter 
1959
Francis de Miomandre, Cabin of Love 
1961
Arthur Lovejoy, Full of Life 
1962
Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62 
1962
Vilma Gömöry, Az orvos titka 
1963
Theodore Roethke, US poet (Praise to the end!), dies 
1964
Premysl Prazský, Dve matky 
1964
Maurice Samuels, Black Hand 
1965
Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer, dies at 77 
1966
Bud Powell, US jazz pianist/composer, dies 
1966
Charles Whitman, former marine, kills 16 at U of Texas, shot by cops 
1966
Leonid Vivyen, Vzyatiye zimnego dvortsa 
1970
Frances Farmer, actress (Toast of NY, Come & Get It), dies at 55 
1970
Otto Heinrich Warburg, German Biochemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 86 
1973
Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91 
1973
Walter Ulbricht, pres German DR, dies at 80 
1974
Ildebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898) 
1975
Howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68 
1977
Francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47 
1979
Vandéric, Peace Over the Fields 
1980
Strother Martin, actor (Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61 
1980
Patrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944) 
1980
Clare West, Why Change Your Wife? 
1980
Louise Colombet, The Day the Earth Stood Still 
1981
Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58 
1981
Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer, dies at 49 
1981
Paddy Chayefsky, Network 
1981
Alfred Metscher, Feinde 
1981
Jan Batory, The Two Who Stole the Moon 
1981
Timofei Lebeshev, The Girls 
1981
Kelly Gordon, Daddy-O 
1981
Kelly Gordon, Mary and Max 
1982
Feliks Vysotsky, Ori okeanis saidumloeba 
1983
Peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62 
1983
Fujio Nagahama, Ikiru 
1983
Vicky Lane, The Jungle Captive 
1983
Ivan Lutanský, Mezicas 
1984
Renato Restier, Areias Ardentes 
1985
Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 
1985
Alois Carigiet, Schellen-Ursli 
1985
Joseph Walker, It's a Wonderful Life 
1985
Otabek Ganiyev, Zhdem tebya, paren... 
1985
George Grandee, Beggar's Holiday 
1985
Al Overton, Diamonds Are Forever 
1985
Fernando Previtali, Ossessione 
1985
Michael Brüel, Hen til kommoden 
1986
Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 
1986
Samuel Colt, The Mating Season 
1986
John Tomecko, Project Moon Base 
1986
Ronald Wallace, Scotty & Co. 
1986
Robert Wolfgang Schnell, Die geheilte Ehe 
1986
Paul Detlefsen, The Big Sleep 
1987
Benson Fong, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), dies at 70 
1987
Pola Negri, actress (Forbidden Paradise), dies at 92 
1987
Carl-Michael Runeberg, Fänrik Ståls sägner 
1987
Benson Fong, The Love Bug 
1987
George Fenaja, Rescue from Gilligan's Island 
1987
Janna DeLoos, Destruction from the Sky 
1987
Pascual Nacarati, Sons of the Earth 
1987
Pola Negri, The Wildcat 
1988
Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 
1988
John Cardinal Dearden, US cardinal, dies at 80 
1988
Trindad Silva, actor (Hill St Blues), dies at 38 in an auto accident 
1988
Red Coffey, This Is My Ducky Day 
1988
Zbigniew Oksza, Black Cross 
1988
Gertrude Welcker, Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler 
1988
Tony Regan, The Twins 
1988
Florence Eldridge, Inherit the Wind 
1988
Hélène Vallier, Love and Death 
1989
John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52 
1989
John Ogdon, John Ogdon 
1989
Ted Snyder, Sex for Sale 
1989
José Cândido de Carvalho, O Coronel e o Lobisomem 
1989
Gloria Payton, The Faith of the Strong 
1990
Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies 
1990
Ervina Dragman, The Ninth Circle 
1991
Stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87 
1991
Airi Säilä, Sleeping Beauty 
1991
Helen Page Camp, Telefon 
1991
David Aylott, Suddenly, Last Summer 
1991
Stuart Wilson, The Phantom Raiders 
1991
Chris Short, 1967 MLB All-Star Game 
1991
Nazim Kalkavan, Background to Danger 
1992
Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orch), dies of cancer at 72 
1992
Kenny Sacha, actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), dies of AIDS at 39 
1992
Stanley Dudek, US platform diver (watershows), dies 
1992
Krystyna Zywulska, Kochajmy syrenki 
1992
Kenny Sacha, The Rose 
1993
Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81 
1993
Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered 
1993
Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76 
1993
Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72 
1993
Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered 
1993
Claire Du Brey, Cinderella 
1993
Heinz Coubier, Penelope oder Die Lorbeermaske 
1993
B.J. Turner, Scarecrows 
1993
Gerry Sundquist, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1993
Michael Steele, Command Decision 
1994
George Dixon, trumpet/sax, dies at 85 
1994
Gerard van de Groenekan, furniture maker/designer, dies at 90 
1994
Tadao Futami, 21 emon: Uchû e irasshai! 
1994
Stanislav Barabas, Inferno 
1995
Loudi Nijhoff, Dutch actress (Alicia, Van Geluk Gesproken), dies 
1995
Robert L "Bob" Talley, pianist, dies at 75 
1995
Loudi Nijhoff, Zwerfsters 
1995
Darrell Huntley, Jet Pilot 
1995
Carol Dietrich, It Happened in Hollywood 
1995
Sári Feleki, Elkésett levél 
1995
Phyllis Brooks, Charlie Chan in Honolulu 
1995
Esther Muir, A Day at the Races 
1996
John Lanigan, tenor, dies at 75 
1996
Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Pres (ANS-CUS)/Somalia, dies 
1996
Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran, dies at 58 
1996
Tadeusz Reichstein, Polish/Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 99 
1996
Frida Boccara, French singer (b. 1940) 
1996
Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian physician and international aid worker (b. 1929) 
1996
Frida Boccara, The Eurovision Song Contest 
1996
Bill Buchanan, Legend of Crater Mountain 
1996
Hans Knötzsch, Zur Kasse, bitte 
1996
John Lanigan, Falstaff 
1997
Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies 
1997
Svyatoslav Richter, Russian pianist, dies of heart attack at 82 
1997
Halina Jasnorzewska, Warkocze naszych dziewczat beda biale 
1997
Svyatoslav Richter, Richter: The Enigma 
1997
Johnny Tocco, Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion 
1998
Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (b. 1927) 
1998
Carl Neubert, The Catman of Paris 
1998
Eva Bartok, Blood and Black Lace 
1999
Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Indian-born writer (b. 1897) 
1999
Corrin Helliwell, Pat and Margaret 
1999
John Lion, The Right Stuff 
1999
Sparky O'Toole, The Young Cadets 
2000
Hugh Hood, The Red Kite 
2000
Kenneth Becker, True Grit 
2000
Poppy Wilde, Gold Diggers in Paris 
2000
Regine Reginek, Palace 
2000
Galina Sergeyeva, Boule de suif 
2001
Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974) 
2001
Joe Lynch, Thumbelina 
2001
Robert H. Rimmer, The Harrad Experiment 
2001
Rick Martin Jr., Cultivision (Collapsing Stars) 
2001
Lola 'Skip' McNalley, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 
2001
Deacon Dan Towler, Crazylegs 
2002
Berge Kalajian, Mission Mars 
2002
Mariya Neykova, The Goat Horn 
2002
Sumiko Hidaka, Double Suicide 
2003
Guy Thys, Belgian football coach (b. 1922) 
2003
Marie Trintignant, French actress (b. 1962) 
2003
Thomas J. McCarthy, Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze 
2003
Marie Trintignant, Deep in the Woods 
2003
Mayris Chaney, Hi'ya, Sailor 
2003
Peter Hirche, A Lost Life 
2004
Philip Abelson American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1913) 
2004
Vivian Austin, Night Club Girl 
2004
Sidney Morgenbesser, The American Pragmatists 
2004
Alfred Wolf, M'Al Hahuravot 
2004
Konstantin Kravinsky, Bezbiletnaya passazhirka 
2004
Madeleine Robinson, Camille Claudel 
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) 
2005
Anne-Marie Marchand, The Return of Martin Guerre 
2005
John Garang, Episode dated 7 January 2004 
2005
Terry Carr, On Golden Pond 
2005
Constant Anton Nieuwenhuis, Politically InKorect 
2005
John Gower, Evita 
2005
Donald Brooks, The Cardinal 
2005
Lajos Kránitz, Dream Brigade 
2006
Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (b. 1965) 
2006
Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (b. 1924) 
2006
Iris Marion Young, American feminist and political scientist (b. 1949) 
2006
Mate Relja, Train in the Snow 
2006
Rufus Harley, Pipes of Peace 
2006
Esteban Nesich, Pajarito Gómez 
2006
Harry Hornisch, The Mysterious Stranger 
2006
Sara Flanigan, Wildflower 
2006
Jason Rhoades, Montewood Hollyverità 
2006
Mario Faustinelli, The World of Topo Gigio 
2006
Werner Hamerski, Der Störenfried - Ermittlungen zu Oskar Brüsewitz 
2006
Victoria Spark, The Sunday Man 
2007
Tommy Makem, Irish folk singer (b. 1932) 
2007
Robert Hughes, The Golden Positions 
2007
Martin Trettau, Einfach Blumen aufs Dach 
2007
Yû Aku, MacArthur's Children 
2007
Richard Knotek, Bitka 
2007
Tommy Makem, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 
2008
Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian politician (b. 1916) 
2008
Tore Breda Thoresen, Del 3 
2008
Yuri Kazakov, Tulpan 
2008
Dick Barrymore, The Last of the Ski Bums 
2008
Ray Underhill, The Search for Animal Chin 
2008
Louise Ruys, White Madness 
2008
Timur Otus, Pushed to the Limit 
2008
Dren Mandic, Disaster on K2 
2008
Rolf Bae, Disaster on K2 
2008
Gertan Klauber, Top Secret! 
2008
Bertrand Castelli, Richard 
2008
Hugues D'Aubarede, Disaster on K2 
2009
Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1986-1992) (b. 1933) 
2009
Corazon Aquino, A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution 
2009
Steve Hamilton, Episode #4.11 
2009
Howard Smit, The Birds 
2009
René Dupuy, The Fire Within 
2009
Rafael Mendizábal, Mala yerba nooo 
2010
Lolita Lebrón, Puerto Rican nationalist (b. 1919) 
2010
Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby and cricket international player and referee/umpire (b. 1910) 
2010
Helga Roloff, Ein gutes Gewissen... 
2010
Anna Sundqvist, Kom till Casino! 
2010
Travis Harrelson, Rock That Uke 
2010
Regina Gruss, Red Heat 
2010
Larry Yachimec, Saw III 
2010
Robert F. Boyle, The Thomas Crown Affair 
2010
Eric Etcheverry, Manu 
2011
Stan Barstow, A Kind of Loving 
2011
Ivan Mesquita, Algemas de Ouro 
2011
Soo, In Memory of Soo the Cat 
2011
Zhanna Prokhorenko, Ballad of a Soldier 
2012
DeAndre McCullough, Reformation 
2012
Nigel Charnock, Edward II 
2012
Fyodor Chekhankov, Lushka 
2012
Sam E. Waxman, Coogan's Bluff 
2012
Esther Kartiganer, John Kerry/Farewell to the Queen/Doing Business with the Enemy 
2012
Douglas Townsend, Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider 
2012
Keiko Tsushima, Seven Samurai 
2013
Dick Kazmaier, Fox Movietone Sports: Mel Allen's Football Review 
2013
Gail Kobe, Guiding Light 
2013
John Dengate, Bricks and Mortar 
2014
Jesper Find, Arn: The Knight Templar 
2014
Mike Smith, Episode dated 1 July 1996 
2014
Gert von Paczensky, Der Tod kam wie bestellt 
2014
Hans-Jürgen Degenhardt, Justizmord 
2014
Ron Tippe, Space Jam 
2014
Michael Johns, I Am 
2014
Sa'eed Saleh, Salam Ya Sahby 
2014
Szabolcs Cseh, High Tension 
2014
Roberto Paiva, O Rei do Samba 
2014
Ivan Gorobets, Deystvuy po obstanovke! 
2014
Karen X. Gaylord, Cover Girl 
2015
Cilla Black, Moment of Truth 
2015
Anatoly Kremer, Klop 75 ili Mayakovskiy smeyotsya 
2015
Orlando Orfei, Valley of the Lions 
2017
Sam Shepard, actor and playwright, dies at age 73 
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