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1978Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83

1922Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

August 22nd Deaths
Date Event
408
Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), executed at 48 
634
Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies 
1155
Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) 
1188
Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) 
1241
Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies 
1280
Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies 
1286
Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered 
1304
John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) 
1350
Philips VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies 
1358
Isabella, Queen of England (b. circa 1295) 
1367
Egidius AC Albornor, Spanish archbishop of Toledo, dies at about 57 
1485
Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32 
1532
William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82 
1553
John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded 
1572
Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland (b. 1528) 
1584
Jan Kochanowski, Polish writer (b. 1530) 
1599
Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (b. 1577) 
1599
Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (b. c. 1553) 
1607
Bartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (b. 1572) 
1609
Maharal of Prague, Jewish mystic and philosopher (b. 1525) 
1652
Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (b. 1583) 
1680
Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony (1656-80), dies at 67 
1701
John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (b. 1628) 
1711
Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (b. 1644) 
1752
William Whiston, English mathematician (b. 1667) 
1755
Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies 
1773
George Lyttelton, English writer and politician (b. 1709) 
1793
Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80 
1797
Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Alsatian-born Austrian general (b. 1724) 
1801
Pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46 
1806
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French artist (b. 1732) 
1818
Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85 
1828
Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (phrenology), dies at 70 
1831
John White, composer, dies at 52 
1850
Nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48 
1850
Nikolaus Lenau, Don Juan et Faust 
1861
Xianfeng, Emperor of China (b. 1831) 
1862
Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51 
1866
George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies 
1874
Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies 
1879
Friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82 
1886
Jose da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67 
1889
John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies 
1890
Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69 
1890
Vasile Alecsandri, Cucoana Chirita 
1891
Jan Neruda, Czech author (b. 1834) 
1891
Jan Neruda, A Week in the Quiet House 
1893
Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75 
1901
Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83 
1903
Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73 
1903
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil,  
1904
Kate Chopin, Grand Isle 
1910
George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies 
1914
Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle 
1914
Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle 
1914
Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure 
1918
Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (b. 1868) 
1920
Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 
1921
Herbert Bost, Injustice 
1922
Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush 
1922
Michael Collins,  
1925
Arthur Shirley, The Grip of Iron 
1926
Charles William Eliot, American University president (Harvard, 1869-1909), dies at 92 
1926
Joe Moore, Be Careful, Dearie! 
1929
Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 
1931
Joseph Tabrar, Jean Stapleton 
1933
Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62 
1935
Julius Außenberg, Two in a Car 
1936
Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99 
1937
David C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies 
1939
Horace Goldin, Stars on Parade 
1940
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist (b. 1851) 
1940
James Quinn, Come and Get It! 
1942
Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 
1942
Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer/choreographer, dies 
1942
Mikhail Fokin, The Turning Point 
1942
Alice Duer Miller, Roberta 
1942
Murdock MacQuarrie, Modern Times 
1943
Tôson Shimazaki, The Outcast 
1944
Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55 
1944
Raymond Aimos, Port of Shadows 
1945
Ida Henrietta Hyde, American physiologist, inventor of the micro-electrode, and pioneering female scientist dies at 87 
1946
Eugeniusz Koszutski, Wacus 
1946
Luigi Maggi, Nero. Or the Fall of Rome. 
1946
Ibolya Nagy, A becsapott újságíró 
1948
Evgeniya Gorkusha, Pyatyy okean 
1950
Kirk Bryan, American geologist (b. 1888) 
1951
J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (b. 1884) 
1951
Árpád id. Latabár, A selejt bosszúja 
1951
Emil Gyr, Mir lönd nüd lugg 
1953
Jim Tabor, American baseball player (b. 1916) 
1953
Paul Speer, Thousands Cheer 
1955
Olin Downes, First Opera Film Festival 
1955
Ingrid Sandahl, Fairy of Solbakken 
1955
Erich Kober, Die Wasserteufel von Hieflau 
1956
Bertram Marburgh, The Rail Rider 
1957
Edward J. Dent, School for Fathers 
1958
Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies 
1959
Alan Aynesworth, Women of Dolwyn 
1959
Cliff Reid, Bringing Up Baby 
1960
Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898) 
1960
André Hugon, Le chant de l'exilé 
1962
Rudolf Alexander Schröder, Mord im Dom 
1963
William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies 
1963
Eric Johnston, The 33rd Annual Academy Awards 
1963
Perry Ivins, Son of Frankenstein 
1964
Helena Makowska, Kochanka Szamoty 
1965
Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies 
1965
Ellen Church, American airline stewardess (b. 1904) 
1965
Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein, Anna Boleyn 
1966
Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 
1966
Walton Butterfield, Fast Company 
1967
Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63 
1967
Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (b. 1903) 
1969
E.M. Dennis, The Ten Thousand Dollar Trail 
1970
Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78 
1970
Vladimir Propp, Russian structuralist scholar (b. 1895) 
1973
Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 
1974
Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66 
1974
Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66 
1976
Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 
1976
Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire 
1976
Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913) 
1977
Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59 
1977
Charles Van Enger, Millionaire Tom Hampton 
1978
Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78 
1978
Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83 
1978
Ignazio Silone, Fontamara 
1979
Henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69 
1979
James T Farrell, US writer (French Girls are Vicious), dies 
1979
James T. Farrell, Studs Lonigan 
1979
William John Ranaldi, The Giant Gila Monster 
1979
Billy Rinaldi, Thank You 
1980
James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer, dies of a stroke at 81 (b. 1899) 
1980
Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (b. 1891) 
1980
Kishore Sahu, Mayurpankh 
1980
Lewis H. Moomaw, The Chechahcos 
1981
Glauber Rocha, Black God, White Devil 
1981
Karl von Appen, Coriolan 
1982
Arthur Duarte, Summer's Clouds 
1983
Marguerite Francesca, Polygamy 
1983
Melvyn Lenard, Tales of Wells Fargo 
1983
Elsa Chauvel, Jedda the Uncivilized 
1983
Hans Schalla, Rivalen 
1984
Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57 
1984
Charley Foy, Swingtime in the Movies 
1985
Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies 
1985
Paul Peter Ewald, German Crystallographer and Physicist who devised the theory of X-ray interference by crystals and pioneered X-ray diffraction methods, dies at 97 
1985
Octavian Cotescu, Operatiunea 'Monstrul' 
1985
Aleksandra Khokhlova, Po zakonu 
1986
Bruce Cowling, Battleground 
1986
Vernon Young, A Matter of Morals 
1986
Kulakhmet Khodzhikov, Zemlya ottsov 
1986
Celal Bayar,  
1986
William Craig Smith, Victor Victoria 
1986
Vicki Eaton, Can You Feel Me Dancing? 
1986
Dots Johnson, Paisan 
1987
Viktor Chekmaryov, Life in Your Hands 
1987
Senja Lehti, Yli rajan 
1987
Ted Sherdeman, Them! 
1987
Joseph P. Lash, Eleanor and Franklin 
1988
Mitzi Strollery, Please Don't Eat the Babies 
1988
Rejhan Demirdzic, Prikaze 
1988
Lajos Szabó, The Agony of Mr. Boroka 
1989
Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (b. 1933) 
1989
Edward Beverly Mann, Stampede 
1989
Diana Vreeland, The Eighteenth Century Woman 
1989
Huey P. Newton, How Does It Go with the Black Movement? 
1989
Charles Hill, ITV Opening Night at the Guildhall 
1989
Lillebil Ibsen, Op med hodet! 
1990
Merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45 
1990
Jack A. Bolger Jr., Terror by Night 
1990
Aleksandr Varlamov, The Canterville Ghost 
1990
Merlin Marston, Blue Sky 
1990
Patrick McAlinney, The Omen 
1991
Boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide 
1991
Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 67 
1991
Siro Angeli, The Awakening 
1991
Richard Wilson, It's All True 
1991
Sy Salkowitz, The Case of the Difficult Detour 
1991
Phillan Bishop, Messiah of Evil 
1991
Oswald von Nell-Breuning, Oswald von Nell-Breuning 
1991
Jane Burgess, The Prime Mover 
1991
Colleen Dewhurst, Annie Hall 
1992
Raimo Jääskeläinen, Laukaus Kyproksessa 
1992
France Jamnik, Valley of Peace 
1992
Larry Randles, Conan the Barbarian 
1992
Joe Marconi, Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams 
1993
Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint) 
1993
Kasdi Merbah, PM of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated 
1993
Don Getz, Danny Jones 
1993
Dan Lounsbery, Episode #3.4 
1993
Marie Susini, Mouchette 
1993
Afanasi Salynsky, Vzorvannyy ad 
1994
Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80 
1994
Tom Quirke, journalist, dies at 42 
1994
Gilles Groulx, 24 heures ou plus... 
1994
Kathryn Reece, Animal Crackers 
1994
Leo Lerman, The Nutcracker 
1994
Zvonko Jovcic, Thou Shalt Not Kill 
1994
Peter Riethof, La Strada 
1994
Gary Jasgur, Fishy Tales 
1995
Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician, dies at 83 
1995
Zdzislawa Malska, Himmlerland 
1995
Jean Hayworth, Young Man's Fancy 
1996
David Donaldson, painter, dies at 80 
1996
Robert Lewis Campbell Lorimer, publisher, dies at 77 
1996
William James Millar Mackenzie, political scientist, dies at 87 
1996
Gloria Velarde, The Barber Shop 
1996
John Rodion, Tower of London 
1996
Erwin Leiser, Mein Kampf 
1997
Mary Louise Smith, chairman (Rep), dies at 82 
1997
Manuel Infiesta, Noche de vino tinto 
1998
Robert Spindola, The Law West of Tombstone 
1998
Elena Garro, Solo de noche vienes 
1998
Jack Briggs, Joan of Paris 
1999
Aleksandr Demyanenko, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures 
1999
Alfonso Anaya, Las golfas 
1999
Muni, Belle de Jour 
1999
Christine MacMillan, Floating 
1999
Sheila Ochová, Escape in the Wind 
1999
Zbigniew Czajkowski, Wojna domowa 
1999
Murdo MacKenzie, Dancer in the Dark 
1999
Leo Castelli, Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work 
2000
Rosemary Foster, The Seesaw and the Shoes 
2000
Jacques Rupp, Lady and the Tramp 
2000
Ed Grennan, The Straight Story 
2000
Professor Toru Tanaka, The Running Man 
2001
Milena Honzíková, Looking Back 
2001
Dusty Clare, Diner 
2001
Kurt Reimann, The Heath Is Green 
2001
Clarke Hardwicke, Song of the Thin Man 
2002
Plínio Pacheco, A Noite do Espantalho 
2002
Anel Sudakevich, Malenkie tragedii 
2002
Mark Bucci, My Friends Need Killing 
2002
Lelan Rogers, Coward of the County 
2002
Marvin Bryan, Armored Car 
2003
Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skating trainer (b. 1914) 
2003
Generosa Ammon, American widow of Ted Ammon (b. 1956) 
2003
Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906) 
2003
Imperio Argentina, Dear Nanny 
2003
Piéral, That Obscure Object of Desire 
2003
Floyd Tillman, The Atomic Cafe 
2003
Jindrich Polák, Voyage to the End of the Universe 
2003
George E. Swink, The Swarm 
2004
Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (b. 1960) 
2004
Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (b. 1920) 
2004
Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (b. 1922) 
2004
Daniel Petrie, Cocoon: The Return 
2004
George Kirgo, Spinout 
2004
Alfredo Muschietti, Una storia semplice 
2004
Al Dvorin, One Night of Sin 
2004
Muriel Angelus, The Great McGinty 
2004
John Southworth, A Christmas Journey 
2004
Eimei Esumi, Treasure Island 
2005
Luc Ferrari, French composer (b. 1929) 
2005
María Luisa Rubio, Mariana Pineda 
2005
Mary Russell, Riders of the Whistling Skull 
2005
Vince Degen, The Big Store 
2005
Moris Vendrov, Esop 
2005
Couceiro Netto, Amor É Fogo que Arde 
2005
Tetsuya Kaji, Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Express 
2005
Luc Ferrari, Chronopolis 
2005
Mati Unt, Autumn Ball 
2006
Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951) 
2006
Claudio Boada, Episode dated 1 February 1994 
2006
Bruce Gary, The Doors 
2006
Carol Kaye, Line Up 
2006
Ede Hilbert, The New Landlord 
2007
Jacek Chmielnik, King Size 
2007
Butch Van Breda Kolff, Wilt Chamberlain for Losing to Bill Russell 
2007
Masahiko Togashi, Magino Village: A Tale 
2007
Keith Knight, Meatballs 
2007
Frank Bucher 'El Carnicero', Huracán Ramírez 
2007
Kemal Hrustanovic, Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams 
2007
Dilys Breese, Owls: The Night Hunters 
2008
Gladys Powers, Canadian World War I veteran (b. 1899) 
2008
David Scholer, Time Machine: Banned from the Bible 
2008
Sylvia Fay, Goodfellas 
2008
Jeff MacKay, All the President's Men 
2008
Ralph Young, Episode dated 8 January 1970 
2009
Elmer Kelton, American Western novelist (b. 1926) 
2009
Muriel Duckworth, Speaking Our Peace 
2009
Morais e Castro, E se eu fosse lá abaixo rir um bocado? 
2009
Elmer Kelton, The Good Old Boys 
2009
Ted Shreffler, The Adulteress 
2009
Diana N. Loomis, Plan 9 from Outer Space 
2009
Horst E. Brandt, Bread and Roses 
2009
David Avadon, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 
2009
Ron Green, The Muppet Christmas Carol 
2010
Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (b. 1923) 
2010
Willie Sotelo, Ligaw na daigdig 
2010
Willie Steyn, In der Wüste Okangawa 
2010
Albert Taffet, Fail Safe 
2010
Ivan Rogers, The Payback Man 
2010
Conny Stuart, Swiebertje als burgemeester 
2011
Jack Layton, Canadian politician (b. 1950) 
2011
Jerry Leiber, American songwriter (b. 1933) 
2011
Nick Ashford, American songwriter (b. 1942) 
2011
Jean-Charles Capon, Daddy Nostalgia 
2011
Joan Gerber, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp 
2011
Kamal Al-Shennawi, Al-irhab wal kabab 
2011
Jerry Leiber, Forrest Gump 
2011
Troy Roberts, The Last House on the Left 
2011
Jack Layton, Let's All Hate Toronto 
2011
Muga Takewaki, Lost in the Wilderness 
2011
William Barby Faherty, Guns for San Sebastian 
2011
Jesper Klein, The Jungle Creature: Hugo 
2011
Vicco von Bülow, Ödipussi 
2011
Phil Moody, Love Me Deadly 
2011
John Howard Davies, Mr. Bean 
2011
B.J. Hopper, Because of Winn-Dixie 
2011
Nick Ashford, Guardians of the Galaxy 
2011
Enrique Caceres, Presentadores míticos 
2012
Nina Bawden, English author, dies at 87 
2012
Nicholas Lumont Cuff, Yes Is Better Than No 
2012
Milica Radakovic, Izbiracica 
2012
Nina Bawden, Carrie's War 
2012
Jeffrey Stone, The Thing That Couldn't Die 
2013
Jetty Paerl, The Eurovision Song Contest 
2013
Jeff Moldovan, The Patriot 
2013
Michel Viala, The Invitation 
2013
Jozef Bednárik, Jozef Bednárik 
2013
Jana Mason, The Big Fix 
2013
Keiko Fuji, Tokyo Bad Girls 
2014
Renato Mori, Pizza Connection 
2014
Philippine Pascal, Swann in Love 
2014
Ananthamurthy U.R., The Ritual 
2014
Lana Azarkh, The Canterville Ghost 
2014
Emmanouil Kriaras, Place of Life - Place of Memory, the Greek Foundation in Paris 
2015
Mária Sudlik, Lakodalom 
2015
Nikolaus Lehnhoff, The Makropulos Case 
2015
Mariem Hassan, Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara 
2015
Charles Tomlinson, Art and Design 
2015
Jörg Schneider, Usfahrt Oerlike 
2015
Merl Reagle, Wordplay 
2015
Jacob Beckenstein, A Brief History of Time 
2016
Backstreet Boys, NSYNC Founder Lou Pearlman Dies in Jail Aged 62 
2016
Donald Henderson, eradicator of smallpox, dies aged 87 
2018
Tony Award-winning actress Barbara Harris dies at age 83 
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