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2004Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer, dies at 95

1954Colette, [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81

2008Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer, dies at 89

1924Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66

August 3rd Deaths
Date Event
808
P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China 
1387
Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies 
1460
King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) 
1527
Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal 
1530
Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies 
1546
Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) 
1546
Étienne Dolet, French scholar and printer (b. 1509) 
1604
Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander 
1621
Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) 
1667
Francesco Borromini, Swiss sculptor and architect (b. 1599) 
1712
Joshua Barnes, English scholar (b. 1654) 
1716
Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 
1720
Anthonie Heinsius, Dutch statesman (b. 1641) 
1721
Grinling Gibbons, Dutch-born woodcarver (b. 1648) 
1761
Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (b. 1691) 
1773
Stanisław Konarski, Polish writer (b. 1700) 
1779
Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27 
1780
Etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64 
1784
Giovanni Battista Martini, composer, dies at 78 
1792
Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (b. 1732) 
1797
Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America, dies at 80 
1800
Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer, dies at 63 
1802
Henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies 
1805
Christopher Anstey, English writer (b. 1724) 
1811
Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, Dutch dir-gen of East Indies Co, dies at 49 
1823
Jacob A Uitenhage de Mist, Dutch politician/colonial dir, dies at 74 
1825
Ambrogio Minoja, composer, dies at 72 
1833
Stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies 
1835
Wenzel Muller, composer, dies at 67 
1839
Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (b. 1763) 
1857
Eugène Sue, French novelist (b. 1804) 
1857
Eugène Sue, L'ebreo errante 
1867
Philipp August Böckh, German scholar and antiquarian (b. 1785) 
1877
Karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75 
1879
Joseph Severn, English painter (b. 1793) 
1886
Per August Olander, composer, dies at 62 
1890
Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76 
1894
George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69 
1902
August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54 
1907
August Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59 
1910
Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies 
1916
Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, executed by the British at 51 
1918
Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41 
1922
Emma Bell Clifton, The Little Diplomat 
1924
Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 
1924
Joseph Conrad, The Duellists 
1925
William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies 
1929
Thorstein Veblen, American economist (b. 1857) 
1929
Emil Berliner, German-born telephone and recording pioneer (b. 1851) 
1929
Vukosava Jurkovic, Ulrih Celjski i Vladislav Hunjadi 
1932
James Oppenheim, The Crime of Carelessness 
1933
Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 
1933
Kristian Møllback, His Highness, the Prince 
1933
Adam Geibel, Salute to Expo 67 
1933
Dinko Simunovic, Tudjinac 
1934
Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928) 
1938
Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies 
1939
Eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80 
1940
Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide 
1940
Harvey Cunningham, The Show of Shows 
1940
William Mathieson, You Can't Have Everything 
1940
Egill Rostrup, Kan disse Øjne lyve? 
1942
James Cruze, The Covered Wagon 
1942
Vassourinha, Fazendo Fitas 
1942
William Hamilton, Suspicion 
1943
Hans Weeren, Reefer Madness 
1944
Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz 
1944
Felka Platek, wife of painter Felix Nussbaum, dies in Auschwitz 
1946
Erik Winther, Maharadjahens yndlingshustru III 
1946
Jindrich Edl, Svatý Václav 
1948
Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 
1948
Tommy Ryan, Madison Sq. Garden 
1948
Tommy Ryan, Safe Guarded 
1948
Walter V. Coyle, Fool's Gold 
1948
Frank Holliday, The Deceiver 
1951
Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies 
1951
Bee Ho Gray, Hey! Hey! Westerner 
1952
Vincenzo Scarpetta, Il gallo nel pollaio 
1952
Henry Otto, The Temple of Venus 
1953
Harry Lang, Who's Who? 
1953
Ilona Vas, Kansas Pacific 
1953
Leopoldo 'Chato' Ortín, Horse for Horse 
1953
Mark Strong, The Tiger's Trail 
1953
Harry Jackson, The Band Wagon 
1953
Walter Oberst, Double Indemnity 
1954
Colette, [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81 
1954
Colette, Gigi 
1954
Bess Streeter Aldrich, Cheers for Miss Bishop 
1956
Harry Chandlee, Sergeant York 
1957
"Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer 
1958
Peter Collins, English race car driver (b. 1931) 
1960
Warren Newcombe, Singin' in the Rain 
1962
William Stephens, The Return of Rin Tin Tin 
1962
Dean Cromwell, Episode #5.14 
1964
Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 
1966
Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 
1966
Lenny Bruce, Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny Bruce' 
1968
Constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71 
1969
Rune Halvarsson, Springpojkar är vi allihopa! 
1973
Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84 
1973
Richard Marshall, U.S. Army general (b. 1895) 
1973
Ilias Venezis, 1922 
1974
Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85 
1975
Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79 
1977
Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 
1977
Makarios III, [Michail Mouskos], archbishop/pres (Cyprus), dies at 63 
1977
Archbishop Makarios, Attila 74: The Rape of Cyprus 
1978
Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered 
1978
Little Esther Scott, The Golden Snare 
1979
Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76 
1979
Bertil Ohlin, Swedish economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1899) 
1981
Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered 
1981
Miriam Lehmann-Haupt, Fun and Games 
1981
Reggie Valencia, The Night of the Deadly Blossom 
1981
Aladár Fenyõ, Tavaszi vihar 
1981
Robert Dijoux, Shark Kill 
1983
Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer 
1983
Carolyn Jones, How the West Was Won 
1983
Gordon Tanner, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 
1983
Jobriath Boone, Episode #2.26 
1983
Robert L. Morrison, Backstairs at the White House 
1984
Elly Van Stekelenburg, De grasharp 
1984
Vladimir Tendryakov, Chuzhaya rodnya 
1984
Ygnacio Sepulveda, Emperor of the North 
1985
Ole Blegel, Sven Klangs kvintett 
1985
Elizabeth Vreeland, The Secret Life of Plants 
1985
Paul Kaye, Easy to Love 
1985
Ambrozy Klimczak, Grzeszny zywot Franciszka Buly 
1985
Eileen Beldon, Pygmalion 
1985
Moses LaMarr, Porgy and Bess 
1986
Paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87 
1986
Rupert de Smidt, cricketer (Western Province 1911-13), dies at 102 
1986
Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41 
1986
Willem Ruis, Kinderen voor kinderen 4 
1986
Anders Nyvig,  
1986
Eleonora Lorentz, Eroica 
1986
Florence Reece, Harlan County U.S.A. 
1986
William B. Williams, The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears 
1986
Stefania Górska, Parada gwiazd Warszawy 
1987
Kenny Price, Episode #4.6 
1987
Virgil Johanson, The Case of the Star Tattoo 
1987
Chris Mueller, Jaws 2 
1987
Ivan Mykolaichuk, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 
1987
Zdenek Buchvaldek, Smrt stoparek 
1987
Heinz Dunkhase, Der 90. Geburtstag oder Dinner for One 
1987
Bert Niosi, The Tommy Hunter Show 
1987
Dorothy Hammerstein, What's Wrong with the Women? 
1988
Tucker McGuire, A Night to Remember 
1988
Kirsti Hurme, Louisa 
1989
Antonia Brico, Antonia: A Portrait of the Woman 
1989
Dominic Behan, The Folk Singer 
1989
William F. Kraemer, Johnny Tremain 
1989
K.D. Friend, Sweet Jesus, Preacherman 
1989
Ulla Sjöblom, The Magician 
1989
Peggy Montgomery, Saturday Afternoon 
1990
Florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79 
1990
Paul Watkins, Manson 
1990
Nella Maria Bonora, Un bacio a fior d'acqua 
1990
Wilbur Schwartz, Episode #1.33 
1990
Willie Schwartz, Love and Sacrifice 
1990
Luigi Petrugnaro, Il tamburino sardo 
1990
Betty Amann, East of Shanghai 
1990
James A. Starr, Sweethearts on Parade 
1991
Anne Darling, Bride of Frankenstein 
1991
Sven Møller Kristensen, Otto Gelsted i samtale med Sven Møller Kristensen 
1992
Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies 
1992
Tetsu Nakamura, The Manster 
1992
Don Lang, Six-Five Special 
1992
Manda Parent, Les colombes 
1993
James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76 
1993
Lúcio Alves, Marido de Mulher Boa 
1993
James Donald, The Great Escape 
1994
Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77 
1994
Christy Henrich, US turnster, dies of anorexia nervosa at 22 
1994
Innokenti Smoktunovski, Russian actor (Hamlet), dies at 69 
1994
John Hidalgo Moya, architect, Designer of Skylon, dies at 74 
1994
John van Raay, [John Oradi], radio-imitator (Paul Flanders) 
1994
John Zenda, Halloween II 
1994
Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Hamlet 
1994
Maurice Travail, Buffet Froid 
1994
Hans Björnbo, Generalen 
1995
Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer, dies at 79 
1995
Harry Craft, baseball manager, dies at 80 
1995
Ida Lupino, actress/director (Hard Way, High Sierra), dies at 77 
1995
Jose B M Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader, dies at 88 
1995
Marcus Chenault, killer of Martin Luther King Jr's mother, dies at 54 
1995
Edward Whittemore, American writer (b. 1933) 
1995
Marcelo Gastaldi, Orfeu da Conceição 
1995
Kevin John Gee, Slaves of New York 
1995
Ida Lupino, High Sierra 
1996
Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87 
1996
Eero Lauresalo, Beyond Enemy Lines 
1996
Neysa Holveck, Run Home, Slow 
1996
Asja Kisic, Avijaticar 
1996
Betty Halsey, Happy Days 
1996
Robert W. Youngquist, Sleeping Beauty 
1996
Guido Alberti, 8½ 
1996
Doreen Richards, The Little Ballerina 
1996
Luciano Taioli, La pattuglia dell'Amba Alagi 
1996
Zoe Hicks, Date for Deception 
1997
Pietro Rizzuto, Canadian politician (b. 1934) 
1997
John Palomino, Joe's Apartment 
1997
George Malley, Uptown Saturday Night 
1997
Billie Stephens, Pat Reid 
1998
Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (b. 1934) 
1998
Alfred Shnitke, The Ascent 
1998
Heli Takala, Eros and Psyche 
1998
Harijs Liepins, Akmens un skembas 
1998
Arnim Dahl, Wegen Reichtum geschlossen 
1998
Belisario L. Randone, Service de nuit 
1999
Naomi Plaskitt, Wrath of Jealousy 
1999
Yelena Yunger, Anna Petrovna 
2000
Molio Sheron, An American Romance 
2000
Bradley Harryman, Tatie Danielle 
2000
Michael Meyer, Ghosts 
2000
Barry Brooks, The Obsolete Man 
2001
Christopher Hewett, British actor (b. 1922) 
2001
Lars Johan Werle, Persona 
2001
Hans Holt, Der Bockerer 
2001
Dean Vernon, Escape from the Planet of the Apes 
2001
Lord Longford, An Audience with Dame Edna Everage 
2001
Christopher Hewett, The Producers 
2001
Stefan Rachon, Maz swojej zony 
2002
Carmen Silvera, British actress (b. 1922) 
2002
Danni Sue Nolan, Hollywood at Last 
2002
Zofia Dwornik, The Promised Land 
2002
Adele Styler, Career Fever 
2002
Mauricio Smith, Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr. 
2002
Lineu Dias, Brainstorm 
2002
Carmen Silvera, Savile Row to the Rescue 
2002
Peter Miles, Quo Vadis 
2003
Roger Voudouris, American singer and songwriter (b. 1954) 
2003
Dana Raymond, Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio 
2003
Anatoli Yurchenko, Za dvumya zaytsami 
2003
Paulinho Nogueira, Tropicaliente 
2003
Olga Wormser, Night and Fog 
2004
Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer, dies at 95 
2004
Bennet Abrams, The House on Skull Mountain 
2004
Gretchen Worden, Princess Baby 
2004
Barbara Williams, The Gentle Rain 
2004
Ludwik Krasucki, Wilczy bilet 
2004
Bob Murphy, Bad Lieutenant 
2004
Florence Rogan, Sparrows 
2004
Joseph Bonaduce, New American Bandstand 1965 
2004
Geraldine Peroni, Brokeback Mountain 
2005
Françoise d'Eaubonne, French feminist (b. 1920) 
2005
Frank White, The Hard Decision 
2005
Françoise d'Eaubonne, Le génocide arménien 
2005
Annabel Buffet, Mr. Arkadin 
2005
Luis Barbero, Watch Out, We're Mad 
2005
Nick Perito, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 
2005
Hans E. Schons, Das mittlere Fenster 
2005
Ernest Alvia Smith,  
2005
Devi Abashidze, Kvarkvare 
2006
Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945) 
2006
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, singer (b. 1915) 
2006
John Haase, Petulia 
2006
Warren Barker, I, Darrin, Take This Witch, Samantha 
2006
Ken Richmond, Night and the City 
2006
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Closer 
2006
Arthur Lee, Point Break 
2007
John Gardner, British author (b. 1926) 
2007
Wilfred Breistrand, The Revelation 
2007
Ron Brown, Episode #1.5 
2007
John Gardner, The Stone Killer 
2007
Julia Knowlton, Albert Schweitzer 
2007
James T. Callahan, Return of the Living Dead III 
2007
Colin Kapp, Lambda 1 
2008
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer, dies at 89 
2008
Skip Caray, American TV and radio broadcaster (b. 1939) 
2008
Jean Pilote, Léolo 
2008
Lissi Alandh, Miss Julie 
2008
Jesse Thompkins III, Inside Man 
2008
Erik Darling, Forrest Gump 
2008
Lou Teicher, Elf 
2008
Wlodzimierz Golobów, Kareta 
2008
Linda Field, The People Under the Stairs 
2008
Skip Caray, The NBA on TBS 
2008
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The First Circle 
2009
Zinovi Vysokovsky, Druzya i gody 
2009
Julián Lago, Episode dated 31 March 1994 
2009
Charles Gwathmey, The Bridge 
2009
Subhash Chakraborty, Anutap 
2010
Jaime Semprun, La sainte famille 
2010
Bobby Hebb, Boogie Nights 
2010
Hans Braakensiek, De sensatie der toekomst 
2010
Mary Monaco, The Mouth of the Wolf 
2010
Sonja Hörbing, Drei Töchter - Armer Vater 
2011
Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945) 
2011
Kati Kóti, Citizen X 
2011
Bubba Smith, Police Academy 
2011
Ingrid Luterkort, The New Country 
2011
Jack Lietzke, Die Hard 2 
2011
William Sleator, House of Stairs 
2011
Annette Charles, Grease 
2011
Melvin Jurdem, Blue Valentine 
2012
Paul McCracken, Inflation: How Did the Spiral Begin? 
2012
Rolf Castell, Die Münze 
2012
Olle Mattson, Briggen Tre Liljor 
2012
Severino Araujo, Three Loves in Rio 
2012
Martin Fleischmann, 401K Recession/Cold Fusion Is Hot Again/Blood Brothers 
2012
Natali Demore, Packed 
2012
Tonino Pulci, Signore e signori 
2012
Joan Stein,  
2013
Dixie Evans, Burlesque Undressed 
2013
John Palmer, NBC News at Sunrise 
2013
Dutch Savage, In Your Face 
2013
Alexis Murphy, Episode dated 13 August 2013 
2014
Jess Marlow, Channel 4 News 
2014
Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Broken Vows 
2014
Yvette Giraud, Yvette Giraud 
2014
Steve Post, Radio Unnameable 
2014
Vic Zast, Our Longest Drive 
2014
Jan Jarczyk, My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts 
2015
Ambros Seelos, Bäng Bäng 
2015
Lynn Manning, Shoot! 
2015
Hiroyuki Agawa, Kikansha Yaemon 
2015
Coleen Gray, The Killing 
2015
Horst Mendroch, Praxis Dr. Hasenbein 
2015
Robert Conquest, Egyptologové 
2015
Margot Loyola, La cravate 
2015
Nikos Tsachiridis, Loaf and Camouflage 
2015
Arnold Scaasi, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 
2015
Lola Muñoz, Como un relámpago 
2015
Mel Farr, Marvin Gaye 
2015
Chris Hyndman, Episode #7.106 
2015
Cynthia MacDonald, Imprint 
2015
Macka Foley, Ghost 
2016
German-Jewish writer Angelika Schrobscorff dies aged 88 
2016
Polish Cardinal Franciszek Macharski dies aged 89 
2016
Egyptian Nobel prize winning chemist Zewail dies aged 70 
2016
F1 legend Chris Amon dies, aged 73 
2017
Ara Parseghian, legendary Notre Dame football coach, dies aged 94 
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