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1967Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85

1954Getulio D Vargas, President and dictator of Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71

August 24th Deaths
Date Event
1103
Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies 
1217
Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle 
1313
Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies 
1371
Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated 
1540
Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) 
1542
Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) 
1572
Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral and Huguenot leader, beheaded 
1572
Death of thousands of French Protestants by Roman Catholics in the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, beginning in Paris 
1572
Pierre de la Ramée, French humanist (b. 1515) 
1572
Charles de Téligny, French Huguenot soldier (bc. 1535) 
1595
Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies 
1647
Nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61 
1664
Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610) 
1666
Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57 
1679
Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614) 
1680
Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried 
1680
Thomas Blood, Irish-born thief of the British crown jewels (b. 1618) 
1683
John Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616) 
1712
Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54 
1724
Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 
1759
Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 
1770
Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies 
1779
Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, Greek Orthodox martyr (b. 1714) 
1798
Thomas Alcock, English clergyman (b. 1709) 
1801
Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 
1821
John Polidori, The Vampyr: A Soap Opera 
1832
Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796) 
1833
Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 
1840
Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89 
1841
Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36 
1841
Theodore Edward Hook, English author (b. 1788) 
1888
Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies 
1889
Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies 
1892
Jules Perrot, The Turning Point 
1895
John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 
1901
Gunnar Wennerberg, Swedish Portraits 
1906
Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies 
1907
Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58 
1910
Herbert Ingraham, Rough Seas 
1919
Amado Nervo, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz entre el cielo y la razón 
1921
Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (b. 1886) 
1923
Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66 
1923
Kate Douglas Wiggin, Mother Carey's Chickens 
1928
Augustin MacHugh, The Meanest Man in the World 
1929
Karel Van de Woestijne, Life and Death in Flanders 
1929
U.T. Sirelius, Karelian Wedding in the Land of the Kalevala 
1930
Algernon Boyesen, The Greater Woman 
1932
Lucie Labass, Die grüne Manuela - Ein Film aus dem Süden 
1932
Marcellus Schiffer, Magic in the Moonlight 
1934
Magda Berczelly, Pax vobiscum 
1935
Nikolai Radin, Marionettes 
1939
W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies 
1940
Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80 
1940
Paul Nipkow, Bunte Fernseh-Fibel 
1940
Edna Waldron, The Merry Widow 
1941
Hubert Harben, Scrooge 
1942
Carmen Laroux, The Desert Trail 
1943
Ernst Ottwalt, writer, dies 
1943
Simone Weil, French philosopher and social activist (b. 1909) 
1943
Simone Weil, Venezia salva 
1944
Morris Harvey, Scrooge 
1948
Cy Schindell, The Devil Commands 
1949
Rita Carlyle, The Vampire Bat 
1950
Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 
1950
Ernst Wiechert, Elze's Life 
1950
Maria Melato, La principessa del sogno 
1953
Miguel Sandoval, The Gay Desperado 
1954
Getulio D Vargas, President and dictator of Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71 
1954
Getúlio Vargas, Carnival in Rio 
1954
Lewis D. Collins, The Desert Trail 
1955
Harold Lewis, The Express 
1955
Frank Conlan, The Devil and Daniel Webster 
1956
Kenji Mizoguchi, Japanese film director (b. 1898) 
1956
Ramón Rivero, La farándula corona 
1956
Mitchell Lewis, Meet John Doe 
1956
Gertrude Pedlar, The Lawful Cheater 
1956
Barry Norton, Drácula 
1956
Kenji Mizoguchi, Ugetsu 
1956
John Wallace, Arsenic and Old Lace 
1957
Albert Edward Sammons, composer, dies at 71 
1958
John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65 
1958
Kenneth Leighton, composer, dies at 28 
1958
Leo Blech, composer, dies at 87 
1958
Paul Henry, Northern Irish artist (b. 1876) 
1958
Ubaldo Maria Del Colle, Il dossier di sua eccelenza 
1959
Peggy O'Day, Fast and Furious 
1960
Henrik Castiglione, Az 5-ös számú örház 
1960
Ruthalice Selznick, The Ex-Mrs. Bradford 
1961
Gilbert Reichert, The Greatest Show on Earth 
1962
Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74 
1963
Anna Wallin, Ett köpmanshus i skärgården 
1964
Maurice Schoemaker, composer, dies at 73 
1964
Oliver C. Stratton, For Whom the Bell Tolls 
1966
Wheezer Dell, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
1967
Amanda Randolph, actress (Danny Thomas, Amos n Andy), dies at 65 
1967
Henry J. Kaiser, industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), dies at 85 
1967
Pedro Noda, Monte Criollo 
1967
Mike McKeever, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules 
1968
Cyril Vincent, cricketer (84 wkts slow lefty for S Af 1927-35), dies 
1972
Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59 
1973
Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 
1973
Slava Vorlova, composer, dies at 79 
1974
Alexander de Seversky, Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894) 
1975
Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69 
1976
Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76 
1977
Buddy O'Connor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916) 
1977
Bradley King, Wild Company 
1978
Louis Prima, American singer, dies at 67 
1979
Hanna Reitsch, German test pilot (b. 1912) 
1979
Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox Christian monk and wonder-worker (b. 1898) 
1980
Yootha Joyce, British actress (b. 1927) 
1980
Rudolf Günther Wagner, Der Fall Nebe - Teil 1 
1981
Norman Phelps, Bandits and Ballads 
1981
Mary Kovacs, Bikini Beach 
1981
William F. Dean, Episode #4.3 
1982
Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies 
1982
Muazzez Arçay, The Stepmother 
1983
Jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64 
1983
Shawn Lewis, 5th wife of Jerry Lee Lewis, dies of methadone OD 
1983
Rudy Schrager, Monsieur Verdoux 
1983
Daniela Cieplinska, Wiosna, panie sierzancie 
1983
Jack Somack, The Frisco Kid 
1983
Arkadi Filippenko, Korolevstvo krivykh zerkal 
1983
Scott Nearing, Reds 
1983
Pentti Saarikoski, Night or Day 
1985
Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78 
1985
Colin Crompton, Terry Webster and Dictionary 
1985
Morrie Ryskind, Animal Crackers 
1985
Paul Creston, Air Power 
1985
Odette Roger, The Baker's Wife 
1986
Thom Alan Phillips, Semi-Tough 
1986
Germaine Acremant, Le tourbillon de Paris 
1986
Dennis King Jr., Let's Make Love 
1986
Michel Méry, Les deux Monsieur de Madame 
1987
Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77 
1987
Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936) 
1987
András Csorba, The Man of Gold 
1987
Michèle Alfa, The Count of Monte Cristo 
1987
Malcolm Kirk, Io sto con gli ippopotami 
1987
Douglas Byng, Episode dated 24 April 1939 
1987
Bayard Rustin, Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin 
1987
Lenita Bruno, Folias Cariocas 
1987
Jussi Himanka, Mirror Game 
1988
Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49 
1988
Max Shulman, author (Dobie Gillis, Tender Trap), dies at 69 
1988
Lester Lewis, The Shari Lewis Show 
1988
Bill Errigo, Hospital Massacre 
1988
Hedi Höpfner, Fronttheater 
1988
Leonard Frey, Fiddler on the Roof 
1988
Kurt Zips, Pippi on the Run 
1989
Gregory Rozakis, America America 
1989
Roman Palester, Ostatni etap 
1989
Feliks Topolski, Lord Reith 
1990
Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (b. 1941) 
1990
Gailli AbedElrhman, Sudanese writer (b. 1931) 
1990
Sergei Dovlatov, The End of a Great Era 
1991
Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic-silver-1912), dies at 99 
1991
Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indon writer (Camp Diary), dies at 86 
1991
Bernard Castro, patented convertible couch, dies at 87 
1991
Mike Sokoll, cowboy actor, dies at 97 
1991
Rupert Allan, Hollywood Uncensored 
1991
Reynold Brown, Ben-Hur 
1991
Mark Lawrence, David and Lisa 
1992
Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74 
1992
Larrie Londin, jazz drummer, dies at 48 
1992
Marek Okopinski, Rozbitek 
1992
Margie Liszt, The Tooth Will Out 
1993
Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101 
1993
George Cansdale, Simon and Laura 
1993
Max Morgan, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
1994
Jason McRoy, downhill MTB racer, dies at 23 
1994
Wijnanda MC "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Van de Reve Sr, dies at 82 
1994
Reggie Dvorak, The Impromptu Murder 
1994
Rickie Sorensen, The Sword in the Stone 
1994
Patrizia Viotti, Night of the Damned 
1994
Nomi Mitty, Macbeth 
1994
Peggy Fears, The Lottery Lover 
1995
Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78 
1995
Gary Crosby, singer/actor (Operation Bikini, Mardi Gras), dies at 61 
1995
Gary Crosby, Girl Happy 
1995
Richard Degener, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1995
Zbynek Brynych, Transport z raje 
1995
John Terry Bell, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy 
1996
Ahmed Bahauddin, journalist, dies at 69 
1996
Emile Noel, international civil servant, dies at 73 
1996
John Christopherson, artist/collector, dies at 75 
1996
Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer, dies at 42 
1996
Robert Reed, Super Dynamic Winery: A Hero's Journey Through the Vineyard 
1996
Roger Hume, A Fish Called Wanda 
1996
Larry Griswold, Episode #2.6 
1996
Ben Joelson, Reverend Kommandant Klink 
1997
Phillip Humphrey Vellacott, classicist, dies at 90 
1997
Tete Montoliu, Tete Montoliu, una mirada 
1997
Stanley Grover, Network 
1997
Walter George Durst, A Carrocinha 
1997
Werner Abrolat, 00 Schneider - Jagd auf Nihil Baxter 
1997
Lise Roos, That's Me, Too 
1998
E.G. Marshall, American actor (b. 1910) 
1998
Dorothy Manners, The Victor 
1998
Frank Leon, In the Green of the Woods 
1998
Jerry Clower, Jerry Clower Live #1 
1998
E.G. Marshall, 12 Angry Men 
1998
Gene Page, Blacula 
1999
Alexandre Lagoya, Greek-Italian classical guitarist (b. 1929) 
1999
Manfred Korytowski, Rosen für Afrika 
1999
Alexandre Lagoya, Jean Constantin 
1999
Eleazar García, El miedo no anda en burro 
1999
R. Norwood Smith, A Family Upside Down 
1999
Mary Jane Croft, Lucy Gets Trapped 
1999
Lani Kai, Blue Hawaii 
1999
Warren Covington, Stuart Saves His Family 
2000
Kalyanji Veerji Shah, Don 
2000
Tatiana Riabouchinska, Make Mine Music 
2000
Gwen Anderson, Till Death Do Us Part 
2000
Andy Hug, Ultraman Zearth 2 
2001
Jane Greer, American actress (b. 1924) 
2001
Cecil A. Null, Affliction 
2001
Adriano De Zan, La domenica sportiva 
2001
Audrey Gomez, Love & Basketball 
2001
Hank Sauer, The Winning Team 
2001
Germaine Auger, Rothchild 
2001
Jane Greer, Out of the Past 
2002
Nikolay Guryanov Russian Orthodox Christian mystic and priest (b. 1909) 
2002
Hugh Cruttwell, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 
2002
James Kitchens, Take It Out in Trade: The Outtakes 
2002
Ted Ashley, Bruce Lee: The Man and the Legend 
2003
Sir Wilfred Thesiger, British explorer (b. 1910) 
2003
Bernard Matis, Johnny Reno 
2003
Kent Walton, Episode dated 25 November 1965 
2003
Jack Eisner, War and Love 
2003
Herbert Otto, Time of the Storks 
2003
Sheldon Abend, Original Sin 
2003
Amina Rizk, The Curlew's Cry 
2003
Zena Walker, The Dresser 
2003
Robert C. Bruce, Feline Frame-Up 
2003
Barbara Miller, The Big Red One 
2003
Wilfred Thesiger, Chop Suey 
2003
Daxon Thomas, Hangar 18 
2003
Tommy Alexander, Dennis, the Confused Cupid 
2003
Daxson Thomas, Fever Heat 
2003
Peter R. Scoppa, Taxi Driver 
2004
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Swiss-born psychiatrist (b. 1926) 
2004
Irmgard Düren, Der Herr aus Zürich 
2004
Joes Odufré, Liedjes uit 't Schaep Met 5 Pooten 
2004
Mary Diveny, Bringing Out the Dead 
2004
Bill Pilkington, O Lucky Man! 
2004
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Facing Death 
2004
Elsa Albani, Girl with a Suitcase 
2005
Kaleth Morales, Colombian Vallenato singer (b. 1984) 
2005
Jamshed Ansari, Rishtay 
2005
Harold Ensley, Deputy Festus 
2005
Jack Slipper, Great Train Robbery 
2005
Jon Riffel, Square Dance Katy 
2005
Herbert Wright, The Last Outpost 
2005
Danny Nash, Danny Deckchair 
2005
Yuriy Sarantsev, Chetirimata ot vagona 
2005
Tanyu Kukov, The Goat Horn 
2006
Léopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (b. 1916) 
2006
Cristian Nemescu, Romanian film director (b.1979) 
2006
Rocco Petrone, Race to the Moon: The Tragedy of Apollo One 
2006
Cristian Nemescu, California Dreamin' 
2006
Ralph Schoenstein, When It Was a Game 2 
2006
Ann Richards, Sorry, Wrong Number 
2006
Earl Jolly Brown, Live and Let Die 
2006
Gene Thompson, The Kid from Left Field 
2006
Ulli Lothmanns, Fundsache 
2006
John Weinzweig, Il Menù 
2006
David Plowright, King Lear 
2006
James Tenney, Breaking the Frame 
2006
Fernanda de Utrera, Flamenco 
2006
Leonard W. Levy, God and the Constitution 
2006
Andrei Toncu, California Dreamin' 
2006
Junior Thompson,  
2006
Viktor Pavlov, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures 
2006
Leopold Simoneau, Slumdog Millionaire 
2007
Andrée P. Boucher, Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1937) 
2007
Aaron Russo, American film producer and director (b.1943) 
2007
Olga Sarrikosta, Armonia 
2007
Hansjörg Felmy, Torn Curtain 
2007
Andrée Boucher, Episode dated 13 November 2005 
2007
Priscilla Alden, Nine Months 
2007
Eric Stephens, Slaughterhouse of the Rising Sun 
2007
Denny Martin Flinn, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 
2007
Bill Catching, Mean Streets 
2007
Aaron Russo, Trading Places 
2007
Mark Kamps, Waterworld 
2008
Hansi Lang, Hansi Lang - Ich spielte Leben 
2008
Morris F. Sullivan, All Dogs Go to Heaven 
2008
Tad Mosel, All the Way Home 
2009
Brian Comrie, Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour 
2009
Michael R. Thomas, Ghostbusters 
2009
Jørgen Boberg, Episode #10.10 
2009
Toni Sailer, Der schwarze Blitz 
2009
T.J. Turner, 1986 NFL Draft 
2009
Wolf Leder, Weitere Aussichten heiter... 
2009
Wolf Leder, Stresemann 
2009
Joe Maneri, American Splendor 
2010
Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director (b. 1963) 
2010
Jenny Pippal, Stella di Mare - Hilfe, wir erben ein Schiff! 
2010
Martha Arcos, Swing High, Swing Low 
2010
Mitsuyo Seo, Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors 
2010
Eugenia Roca, La reina del Chantecler 
2010
Vladimir Msryan, Nicolo Paganini 
2010
Satoshi Kon, Tokyo Godfathers 
2010
María Dulce, O Homem do Dia 
2010
Antonín Baudys, Citizen Havel 
2011
Mike Flanagan, American baseball pitcher (b. 1951) 
2011
Donna Louthood, Intergalactic Thanksgiving or Please Don't Eat the Planet 
2011
Esther Gordy Edwards, Standing in the Shadows of Motown 
2011
Frank DiLeo, Goodfellas 
2011
Broderick Beaver, Grand Champion 
2011
Jordi Vila, Episode dated 14 March 1985 
2011
Mike Flanagan, HTS: Baltimore Orioles Baseball 
2011
Jack Hayes, Up 
2011
Jean-Pierre Leclerc, Love Crime 
2011
Elly Enriquez, The Marrying Man 
2012
Pauli Ellefsen, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, dies at 76 
2012
Steve Franken, Angels & Demons 
2012
Felix, Futebol Total 
2012
Mikhail Neganov, Dvoe na ostrove slyoz 
2012
Steen Gregers, The Invisible Army 
2012
Claire Malis, One Life to Live 
2012
Wojciech Krysztofiak, The Deluge 
2012
Maureen Toal, Great Big Blonde 
2012
Ike Jarlego Jr., Himala 
2012
Louise Clarke, Digging the Dancing Queens 
2013
Julie Harris, American actress, heart failure at 87 
2013
Sabrina Moss,  
2013
Zbigniew Lewicki, Noce i dnie 
2013
Mike Winters, The Dog It Was That Died 
2013
De Sordi, O Preço da Vitória 
2013
Bart Trow, The Corporate Cut Throat Massacre 
2013
Muriel Siebert, Risk/Reward 
2013
Julie Harris, East of Eden 
2014
Richard Attenborough, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), dies at 90 
2014
Richard Attenborough, Jurassic Park 
2014
Stanley Valentine Wood, Episode #2.4 
2014
Jean Cosmos, Captain Conan 
2014
Stephen R. Sheridan, The Bourne Identity 
2014
Leonid Stadnyk, Superhuman: Giants 
2014
Aldo Donati, Little Italy 
2015
Justin Wilson, Gonchi la película 
2015
Howard Lipstone, Long Gone 
2015
Johan Renvall, Dance 
2015
Ludmila Lysova, Episode #1.4 
2015
Juan Carlos Dual, Somos nosotros 
2015
Julián Pastor, Hell Without Limits 
2015
Chico Maki, 1972 NHL All-Star Game 
2015
Tom Neal Jr., Detour 
2016
Gong co-founder Gilli Smyth dies aged 83 
2016
Sir Anthony Jay writer of Yes Minister dies aged 86 
2017
Former Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers GM Joe Klein dies at age 75 
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