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1106Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54

1941Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80

August 7th Deaths
Date Event
461
Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) 
479
Emperor Yūryaku of Japan 
1033
Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine 
1106
Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 
1485
Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince 
1547
Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies 
1609
Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 
1613
Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) 
1616
Vincenzo Scamozzi, Ital architect (Procurazie Nuove, Venice), dies 
1635
Friedrich von Spee, German writer (b. 1591) 
1639
Martin van den Hove, Dutch scientist (b. 1605) 
1657
Robert Blake, English admiral (Dover, Dungeness), dies at about 57 
1661
Jin Shengtan, Chinese editor, writer and critic (b. 1608) 
1712
Friederich Wilhelm Zachow, composer, dies at 48 
1786
Friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49 
1798
Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65 
1799
John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58 
1816
Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77 
1817
Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French industrialist (b. 1739) 
1834
Joseph Marie Jacquard, French weaver and inventor (b. 1752) 
1846
Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 
1848
Jöns Jakob Berzelius, Swedish chemist (b. 1779) 
1855
Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (b. 1802) 
1864
Li Xiucheng, late Taiping's Field Marshal and soul person.(b. 1823) 
1867
Ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63 
1878
Carlo Gatti,  
1885
Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 
1893
Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 
1893
Alfredo Catalani, Philadelphia 
1912
François-Alphonse Forel, Swiss hydrologist (b. 1841) 
1913
David Popper, composer, dies at 70 
1913
David Popper,  
1914
B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies 
1914
Boleslaw Dembinski, composer, dies at 81 
1916
Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 
1917
Squadron Commander E.H. Dunning, first pilot to land his aircraft on a moving ship. (b. 1891) 
1917
Basil Hood, Sweet and Twenty 
1919
William Nathaniel Harben, Love Never Dies 
1921
Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 
1923
Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89 
1924
Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 
1924
Joan Salvat Papasseit, Episode dated 11 October 2000 
1928
Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 
1929
Ivar Nilsson, Högre ändamål 
1931
Ernest Shipman, The Grub Stake 
1932
Joza Ivakic, Grjesnice 
1937
Carl Winterhoff, The Sands of Time 
1937
Lady Tree, The Private Life of Henry VIII. 
1938
Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 
1938
Konstantin Stanislavski, Na dne 
1939
Leonard Merrick, The Magnificent Lie 
1939
Rupert Mitford, The Sky Raiders 
1941
Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80 
1941
Bruno Mussolini, Gente dell'aria 
1941
Rabindranath Tagore, Charulata 
1942
Richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43 
1942
Charles E. Ford, You Can't Get Away with It 
1943
Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle 
1944
Agustín Barrios, 108 
1946
Ferdinand Marian, Jud Süß 
1948
Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, Eine Frau, die weiß, was sie will 
1948
Charles Bryant, Stronger Than Death 
1949
George Soule Spencer, Trooper 44 
1950
Chester L. Berolund, Sweethearts 
1952
Mieczyslaw Borowy, Znachor 
1953
Carl Fisher, Min kone er husar 
1953
Carl Fischer, Flådens blå matroser 
1954
Fred Rath, Paramount Headliner: The Magic of Music 
1956
John La Touche, Crimes and Misdemeanors 
1957
Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65 
1957
Jay Hanna, The Tomboy on Bar Z 
1957
Oliver Hardy, The Flying Deuces 
1958
Aloysius Vachet, Les mains liées 
1958
Stanislawa Angel-Engelówna, Wrzos 
1958
Herbert O. Yardley, Rendezvous 
1959
Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 
1960
Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 
1960
Salvatore Ferragamo, The Tourist 
1962
Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 
1963
Paul Helwig, Nothing But Trouble with Love 
1963
Aleksandar-Aca Binicki, Matija Gubec 
1965
Mira Glisic, Old Shatterhand 
1967
Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75 
1967
Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator, dies at 75 
1969
Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63 
1969
Russ Morgan, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65 
1970
... Haley, US judge, shot dead 
1970
James McClain, US black activist, shot dead 
1970
Jonathan P Jackson, US black activist, shot dead 
1970
William Christmas, US black activist, shot dead 
1972
Joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer 
1973
Jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies 
1974
Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (b. 1925) 
1974
Sylvio Mantha, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902) 
1975
Wally Walker, Double Trouble 
1976
Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 
1976
Murvyn Vye, actor (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 63 
1976
Helge Pahlman, Episode dated 3 April 1976 
1977
Clement McCallin, The Secret Sharer 
1978
Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60 
1978
Eddie Calvert, A Christmas Cracker 
1980
Norman Atkyns, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 
1981
Frans Sierens, Want allen hebben gezondigd 
1981
Pál Királyhegyi, Elsö kétszáz évem 
1982
Faith Thomas, Rock River Renegades 
1982
André-Paul Antoine, French Cancan 
1982
Walter Preston, The Pirates of Penzance 
1982
Harry Karl, The 37th Annual Academy Awards 
1982
Lucy Meirelles, O Vigilante em Missão Secreta 
1982
Pete Kellett, Mirror, Mirror 
1982
Paolo Cavara, Mondo cane 
1982
Herbert Patterson, Petersen's Eye 
1983
David Ford, 1776 
1983
Daniel Hays, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming 
1984
Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48 
1984
Little Esther Phillips, Candice Bergen/Esther Phillips 
1984
Ann Christy, Steve + Sky 
1984
Charles Hart, Juvenile Court 
1985
Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58 
1985
András Soós, Egy kis hely a nap alatt 
1985
David Golden, Kramer vs. Kramer 
1985
Grayson Hall, All My Children 
1985
Mateusz Swiecicki, Bracia polscy 
1986
Haim Oliver, Hudozhnikat Zlatyu Boyadzhiev 
1987
Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 
1987
Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90 
1987
Anatoliy Papanov, The Diamond Arm 
1987
Tatyana Livanova, Ivan da Mariya 
1987
Effie Afton, Middle of the Night 
1987
Isabella Hoopes, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 
1987
Estela Matute, Salón México 
1987
Joseph Landon, Von Ryan's Express 
1987
Jeanne Boitel, Inspector Maigret 
1988
Wilfred Jackson, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
1988
William R. Cox, The Veils of Bagdad 
1989
Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia 
1989
Mickey Leland, Tanner '88 
1989
Mira Trailovic, Maska 
1989
Augie Lohman, Three Days of the Condor 
1989
Patty Fisher, The Tunnel of Love 
1989
Robert Stevens, Where Is Everybody? 
1990
Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88 
1990
Eva Sully, Episode #2.12 
1991
Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies 
1991
Shapur Bahktiar, PM of Iran (1979), assassinated 
1991
Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9 
1991
Billy T. James, Came a Hot Friday 
1991
Hechavarria Rafael Cueto, Neptune's Daughter 
1991
Kalina Jedrusik, The Double Life of Veronique 
1992
John Anderson, actor, dies of heart attack at 69 
1992
Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies 
1992
Mariusz Dmochowski, The Scar 
1992
Pablo Cumo, Escuela de campeones 
1992
Eberhard Fechner, Nachrede auf Klara Heydebreck 
1992
John Anderson, Psycho 
1993
Kelly Ahrendt, 1st NYer to die of rabies in 40 years, dies at 14 
1993
Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46 
1993
Charles Maxwell, Spectre of the Gun 
1993
Jørgen Clevin, Børnetime 
1993
Roy Budd, Get Carter 
1994
Robert Hutton, [Winne], US actor (Rocket), dies at 74 
1994
Larry Martyn, comedy actor (b. 1934) 
1994
Ignazio Balsamo, Outlaw Girl 
1994
Rubi D'Alma, Heaven Over the Marshes 
1994
Larry Martyn, The Final Conflict 
1994
Robert Hutton, The Steel Helmet 
1995
Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner, dies at 66 
1995
Tom Scott, poet/editor, dies at 77 
1995
Dursley McLinden, Diamond's Edge 
1995
David Begelman, Wholly Moses! 
1995
John Hamilton, The Black Swan 
1995
Alan Alch, The Big Lebowski 
1995
Brigid Brophy, The Snow Ball 
1996
Anne Kristen, actress (Truth or Dare, Rachel-Dr Finlay), dies at 59 
1996
Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer, dies at 76 
1996
Peter Winter, naval commander, dies at 78 
1996
Christina Perri, Future Pressident 
1996
Jerry D. Lewis, The Squeeze 
1996
Chikako Miyagi, Saigo no kaoyaku 
1996
Anja Piipponen, Episode dated 16 June 1985 
1996
Anne Kristen, In Search of a Rose 
1997
Douglas Gray, archivist, dies at 74 
1997
Vincent Gulliver, Britain's oldest man, dies at 109 
1997
Czeslaw Meissner, Rycerz 
1997
Volker Prechtel, The Name of the Rose 
1997
Elisabeth Höngen, St. Matthew Passion 
1997
Leake Bevil, A Tale of Three Cities 
1998
Peggy Phango, Tranmere Dan and Tokyo Joe 
1998
Victor Cruz,  
1998
Bob Wyman, Rosemary's Baby 
1999
Brion James, American actor (b. 1945) 
1999
Gene Liggett, Harlow 
1999
Kazuo Miyagawa, Rashomon 
1999
Helena Kowalczykowa, Man of Iron 
1999
Brion James, Blade Runner 
1999
Ella Reid, Caged Heat 
1999
Brian Connell, Anna Raeburn 
1999
Wally Albright, Hi'-Neighbor! 
1999
Desmond Marquette, The Night Stalker 
2000
Maury Thompson, Lucy's Italian Movie 
2000
Viktor Titov, Hello, I'm Your Aunt! 
2001
Andrzej Urbanczyk, Wodzirej 
2001
Billy Byrd, Avalon 
2002
Jim Pollack, The Big Picture 
2002
Donna Hall, Fright Night 
2002
Charles 'Ookie' Miller, Pro Football 
2003
Mickey McDermott, baseball player (b. 1929) 
2003
Mickey McDermott, Don Larsen 
2003
Rose Lorraine, Un chien qui rapporte 
2003
John Huntley, A Tale of Two Scotsmen 
2003
Czeslawa Szczep-Gaszewska, Kasztelanka 
2004
Red Adair, American oil field firefighter (b. 1915) 
2004
Colin Bibby, English ornithologist (b. 1948) 
2004
Arthur Alsberg, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo 
2004
Aleksandra Bonarska, Tylko umarly odpowie 
2004
Ismael Rodríguez, Tizoc 
2004
Thomas Tuttle, On Golden Pond 
2004
Bernard Levin, The Eighties 
2004
'Red' Adair, Hellfighters 
2004
Jukka Sipilä, Kiljusen herrasväen uudet seikkailut 
2004
Jacques Douai, De Béthune au chat noir 
2004
G. Tony Scarano, Scarface 
2004
Didier Bienaimé, Entre terre et mer 
2005
Peter Jennings, Canadian-born news anchor (b. 1938) 
2005
Peter Jennings, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir 
2005
Sven Methling, Fem mand og Rosa 
2005
Buck Buchanan, Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural 
2005
Thelma Louise Carter, New Jack City 
2005
Verne DeFore, Don DeFore 
2005
Noel Nicola, Así como soy 
2005
Mikhail Evdokimov, Why Wouldn't We Send a Messenger? 
2005
Li-li Li, Gu dao tian tang 
2006
Mary Anderson Bain, American New Deal politician (b. 1911) 
2006
Tom Aguilar, Duplex 
2006
Lois January, The Pace That Kills 
2007
Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931) 
2007
Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917) 
2007
Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919) 
2007
Leo Leyden, Reversal of Fortune 
2007
Ernesto Alonso, The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz 
2007
Hal Fishman, Spider-Man 3 
2007
Miklós Páncsics, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad 
2008
Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent/manager and producer (b. 1931) 
2008
Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of Pininfarina S.p.A. 
2008
Bernie Brillstein, Ghostbusters 
2008
Chris Calloway, The Importance of Being Earnest 
2008
Philip Truex, This Is the Army 
2008
Chuck Brill, Her Morbid Desires 
2009
Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933) 
2009
Mike Seeger, American folk musician (b. 1933) 
2009
Tamás Cseh, 6:3, avagy játszd újra Tutti 
2009
Peter Needham, Before the Rain 
2009
Danko Popovic, Biografija Jozefa Sulca 
2009
Mike Seeger, Festival 
2009
Gulshan Bawra, Satte Pe Satta 
2009
Fred Lawrence, Episode #1.8 
2009
David Forsyth, The Last Request 
2009
Ann Neale, The Little Mermaid 
2010
Alex Johns, The Ant Bully 
2010
Roberto Cantoral, Selena 
2010
Josef Sebek, Kafka 
2010
Bruno Cremer, Under the Sand 
2010
Tatyana Kulish, Fruza 
2010
Manon Alving, Dokter Pulder zaait papavers 
2010
Gordon Hitchens, Sunday on the River 
2011
Nancy Wake, British war agent (b. 1912) 
2011
Nancy Wake, Nancy Wake Codename: The White Mouse 
2011
Dicky Leeman, Episode #5.29 
2011
Charlie Bauer, Lumière noire 
2011
Paul Meier, The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark 
2011
Joe Yamanaka, Erotikkuna kankei 
2011
Elizabeth Wong, Sorry, Wong Suspect 
2011
Brigitte Borchert, People on Sunday 
2011
Martin Sperzel, Footlight Varieties 
2011
Klaus Koennecke, Aimee & Jaguar 
2011
Chad Linley, Queen Sized 
2011
Mark Hatfield, Was Goldwater a Mistake? 
2011
Jiri Traxler, Eva tropí hlouposti 
2011
Hugh Carey, The Lew Rudin Way 
2011
Béla Szirmai, Le a cipövel! 
2011
Harri Holkeri, Harri Holkeri - toiveikas maailmanparantaja 
2011
Marshall Grant, Walk the Line 
2012
Ron Nelson, James Dean's Death 
2012
Judith Crist, Bert Stern: Original Madman 
2012
David Cameron, Suddenly, Last Summer 
2012
Veljko Rogosic, Episode #1.10 
2012
Pete Ariel, HeliCops - Einsatz über Berlin 
2012
Mary Hanes, Abandon Ship 
2012
Fritzi Jane Courtney, Jaws: The Revenge 
2012
Michel Polac, Bibliothèque de poche 
2012
Karl Helm, Cardillac 
2013
Kelly Garrett, The 48th Annual Academy Awards 
2013
Hank Simms, The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 220) 
2013
Sean Sasser, A Tribute to Pedro Zamora 
2013
Kristopher Kum, Revenge of the Pink Panther 
2013
Margaret Pellegrini, The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond 
2013
Marilyn King, Showtime 
2013
Elisabeth Maxwell, The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton 
2014
Cristina Deutekom, Nabucco 
2014
Voytek, Frankenstein 
2014
Henry Stone, The Record Man 
2015
Frances Oldham Kelsey,  
2015
Viktor Sokolov, Dozhit do rassveta 
2015
Terrence Evans, Terminator 2: Judgment Day 
2015
Enid Rudd, One Life to Live 
2015
Uggie, The Artist 
2015
Sólveig Anspach, Haut les coeurs! 
2015
Louise Suggs, Episode #7.8 
2015
Manuel Contreras, Escadrons de la mort: L'école française 
2015
Wlodzimierz Sliwinski, Trzy kobiety 
2016
Former Miss Jamaica, Shakira Martin dies from sickle cell aged 30 
2016
Pete Fountain, New Orleans jazz clarinet virtuoso, dies aged 86 
2017
Betty Cuthbert, Australia's four-time Olympic gold medallist, dies aged 79 
2017
Former Philadelphia Phillies All-Star Darren Daulton Dies at Age 55 
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