Today in History - Deaths - August 26th

← Jul Sep → August

Deaths | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Deaths on August 26th

1910William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68

1974Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72

August 26th Deaths
Date Event
1278
Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle 
1346
Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle 
1346
Charles II of Alençon, killed in the Battle of Crécy (b. 1297) 
1346
Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine, killed in the Battle of Crécy (b. 1320) 
1349
Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury 
1368
Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies 
1486
Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 
1518
Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara 
1551
Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) 
1572
Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) 
1595
Antonio, Prior of Crato, claimant to the throne of Portugal (b. 1531) 
1616
Johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66 
1661
Louis Couperin, composer, dies 
1666
Frans Hals, Dutch painter (b. circa 1580) 
1683
Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76 
1712
Sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80 
1714
Edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632) 
1723
Thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90 
1770
Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright/poet, dies at 42 
1785
George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (b. 1716) 
1813
Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer, dies at 63 
1813
Karl Theodor Korner, German poet (Vetter aus Bremen), dies at 21 
1832
Henryk Klein, composer, dies at 96 
1849
Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66 
1850
Louis-Philippe of France (b. 1773) 
1860
Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, dies at 71 
1860
Friedrich Silcher, Unrated: The Movie 
1863
John Buchanan Floyd, US min of War (1857-60)/Confederate general, dies 
1865
Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73 
1865
Marcellus Monroe Crocker, US attorney/Union brig-general, dies at 35 
1869
Henri Leys, Flemish painter, dies at 54 
1873
Carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57 
1894
PPH van Ham, general-major, dies in battle on Lombok 
1894
Te Wherowhero Tāwhia,the second Māori King (New Zealand) 
1906
Eugen Gura, Ein Fest auf Hederlevhuus. Drama in einem Vorspiel und vier Akten 
1908
Tony Pastor, American vaudeville performer (b. 1837) 
1910
William James, American psychologist and philosopher (Pragmatism), dies at 68 
1912
Vedah Bertram, Broncho Billy Outwitted 
1915
John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863) 
1921
Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies 
1921
Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45 
1921
Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies 
1921
Ludwig Thoma, Tales of a Young Scamp 
1922
Marie de Clermont, Mottige Janus 
1924
Eugene Py, La bandera argentina 
1928
Colin Campbell, Monte Cristo 
1928
Bernhard Lehmann, Episode #1.2015 
1930
Lon Chaney, actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47 
1930
Elisa Severi, Amleto e il suo clown 
1930
Lon Chaney, The Phantom of the Opera 
1933
Herbert Reynolds, Being Julia 
1933
Alfred Fisher, The Jewelled Dagger of Fate 
1933
Ramsey Wallace, The Extra Girl 
1934
Atul Prasad Sen, Dekha 
1937
Andrew W. Mellon, American banker, industrialist and Secretary of the Treasury (1921-32), dies at 82 
1944
Adam von Trott zu Solz, German diplomat (b. 1909) 
1944
Adam von Trott zu Solz,  
1945
Franz Werfel, Czech/German/US poet/writer (Mirror Man), dies at 54 
1945
Franz Werfel, The Song of Bernadette 
1946
Jeanie MacPherson, American actress and screenwriter (b. 1887) 
1946
Jeanie Macpherson, Dynamite 
1947
Arthur Rose, The Shop Around the Corner 
1948
Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50 
1949
Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70 
1950
Giuseppe De Luca, Il cappello di paglia di Firenze 
1950
Giuseppe De Luca, Giuseppe De Luca, Singing 'Largo al factotum' from 'The Barber of Seville' 
1951
Sherman Kell, College 
1951
Ejnar Nathansen, Den moderne Messalina 
1953
Heikki Klemetti, The Winter War 
1953
Henry Woodward, The Last of the Mohicans 
1955
Bob Miller, Utah 
1955
James McMahon, House of Wax 
1956
Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (b. 1881) 
1956
Alfred Wagenknecht, The Passaic Textile Strike 
1956
Florine Hanna, The Dawn Road 
1958
Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer, dies at 85 
1959
Sidney Snow, Lost in the Arctic 
1959
John O'Malley, The Ballad of Oscar Wilde 
1960
Mark Hambourg, composer, dies at 81 
1960
Mark Hambourg, The Common Touch 
1960
Percy Abbott, Playlands of Michigan 
1961
Vera Michelena, The Devil's Playground 
1961
Hampe Faustman, Crime and Punishment 
1962
Lajos Gárday, People on the Alps 
1962
Vilhjálmur Stefánsson, Episode #1.6 
1963
Larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67 
1966
Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67 
1966
Art Baker, Spellbound 
1967
Andres Sas, composer, dies at 67 
1967
Dilawar Hussain, cricketer (Indian wicketkeeper in the 1930's), dies 
1968
Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65 
1968
Kay Francis, American actress (b. 1899) 
1971
Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 
1972
Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63 
1974
Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72 
1974
John Whitaker, John Wayne Made Me Cry: Our Western Heros 
1975
Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80 
1976
Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 
1976
Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Peyton Place), dies at 65 
1976
Lotte Lehmann, Big City 
1976
Warner Anderson, Destination Moon 
1977
HA Rey, author of popular constellation book, dies at 78 
1977
Heinz Rottger, composer, dies at 67 
1977
Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34 
1977
H.A. Rey, Curious George 
1978
Charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78 
1978
Charles Trowbridge Haubiel, composer, dies at 86 
1978
José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (b. 1916) 
1978
Charles Boyer, Gaslight 
1979
Mika Waltari, Finnish author (b. 1908) 
1979
Mika Waltari, The Egyptian 
1979
Alvin Carpis, The American Gang Busters 
1979
Edward F. Nulty, Three Little Words 
1980
Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71 
1980
Rosa Albach-Retty, German actress (b. 1874) 
1980
Tex Avery, American cartoonist (b. 1908) 
1980
Tex Avery, The Woody Woodpecker Show 
1980
Miliza Korjus, The Great Waltz 
1980
Knox Manning, Meet John Doe 
1980
Arthur Weiss, Flipper 
1980
George Templeton, Charro! 
1981
Lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack 
1981
Roger Nash Baldwin, founder (ACLU), dies at 97 
1981
Roger Baldwin, Reds 
1981
Lee Hays, I'm Not There. 
1982
Anna German, Landscape After Battle 
1982
Joe Hajos, Le Plaisir 
1982
Teresa Izewska, Kanal 
1983
Mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer 
1983
Mike Kellin, Midnight Express 
1983
Gertrud Brendler, Spur der Steine 
1983
Oscar Ferket, Muziek is schoon 
1983
Vitaliy Chetverikov, Chyornaya beryoza 
1983
Richard Yriondo, Miss Robin Crusoe 
1984
Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67 
1984
Julie Stevens, Caught 
1984
Hans Tügel, Septembergewitter 
1985
Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76 
1985
Fred Louis Lerch, Liebelei 
1985
Rydo Loshak, The Benny Goodman Story 
1985
Åke Fridell, The Seventh Seal 
1985
Llynn Storer, A Question of Time 
1985
Alice Wallis, Kyss henne! 
1985
Borka Subaranovic, Miss Stone 
1985
Marie Motlová, Hogo fogo Homolka 
1986
Jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park 
1986
Ted Knight, [Tadeus Konopka], actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62 
1986
William Ulm, King Kong 
1986
Ted Knight, Caddyshack 
1986
Ljudevit Gerovac, Falinga Imbre Presvetlog 
1987
John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies 
1987
Oleg Stukalov, Nicolo Paganini 
1987
Pál Horváth, Forró mezök 
1987
Robert L. Jacks, The Desert Rats 
1987
Jerzy Szmidt, The Conductor 
1988
Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies 
1988
Carlos Paião, Portuguese singer (b. 1957) 
1988
Fred Peart, Decision 79 
1988
Rudolf Hartmann, Eugen Onegin 
1988
Kenneth Seiling, Nice Women 
1988
Kitty Doner, A Famous Male Impersonator 
1988
Milton Sperling, Battle of the Bulge 
1988
Carlos Paião, O Foguete 
1989
Henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies 
1989
Irving Stone, US writer (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life), dies 
1989
Irving Stone, Lust for Life 
1989
Wanda Zólkiewska, Story of the Golden Boot 
1989
Mauro Duarte, O Homem Nu 
1990
Minoru Honda, Japanese astronomer (b. 1913) 
1990
Retta Scott, Bambi 
1990
Izolda Frolova, Tryn-trava 
1991
John Palmer, Lawrence of Arabia 
1991
Louis Adrian, Peter Pan 
1991
Itaco Nardulli, Identification of a Woman 
1991
Vera Stroyeva, Boris Godunov 
1992
Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje), dies 
1992
Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected murderer (b. 1933) 
1992
Sammy Timberg, Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor 
1992
Arturo Martínez, The Hidden One 
1992
Bob De Moor, Smidje Smee 
1992
Ursula Alexa, Der Beginn 
1992
Karel Roden, Chasing the Cat 
1993
Rockin Dopsie Sr, Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco), dies at 61 
1993
Pierre Forget, Three Colors: Blue 
1993
Alf Lassen, Ta' det som en mand, frue! 
1993
Reva Shwayder-Gothelf, Young at Heart 
1993
Reeder P. Boss, The Informer 
1993
Maurie M. Suess, Private Lessons 
1993
Jean Carmen, Paroled from the Big House 
1994
Tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54 
1994
Tariq Yunus, Driven to Distraction 
1994
Norman Warwick, The Abominable Dr. Phibes 
1994
Pershing Gervais, Damn Citizen 
1995
David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62 
1995
Evelyn Wood, speed reading guru, dies at 86 
1995
John Costello, historian, dies at 52 
1995
Omukama Patrick D Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro, dies at 49 
1995
Ronald Anthony White Jr, singer, dies at 57 
1995
Lou Procopio, The Wild Angels 
1995
Allen Collins, A Big Hand for the Little Lady 
1995
George Alch, Witchboard 2 
1995
Ronnie White, Music and Lyrics 
1996
Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician, dies at 77 
1996
Baron Baker, activist, dies at 71 
1996
Catherine Mary Hall, nurse, dies at 73 
1996
Erik Dibbern, Mor bag rattet 
1996
Sven Stolpe, General von Döbeln 
1996
Mario Mascarelli, Rodjena na Seni 
1996
Clair Weeks, Peter Pan 
1996
Georges Hardy, The Eurovision Song Contest 
1996
Vladimir Erenberg, Hamlet 
1996
Jean Aurel, The Hole 
1997
Erin Selwyn, Murder Preferred 
1997
Marjo Penttala, Eteenpäin - elämään 
1997
Hone Glendinning, Crimes at the Dark House 
1997
Frances Osborne, The Bank Job 
1997
Marcello Aliprandi, Crimson Dawn 
1997
Mark Harris, Lenny 
1998
Frederick Reines, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918) 
1998
Michael Samuelson, Loch Ness 
1998
Penny Edwards, Missing Women 
1998
Wade Dominguez, Dangerous Minds 
1998
Ralph Borgwardt, Die Reise nach Sundevit 
1999
Vivienne Burgess, Muriel and Sally: Part 2 
2000
Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939) 
2000
Renee Orin, Sunshine Again 
2000
Wojciech Zukrowski, Speed 
2000
Odette Joyeux, La Ronde 
2000
Rudolf Golebiowski, ... gdziekolwiek jestes, panie prezydencie... 
2000
Billy 'The Eight Ball' Embry, The Disturbance at Dinner 
2000
Allen Woody, The Perfect Storm 
2001
Louis Muhlstock, Canadian painter (b. 1904) 
2001
Walter van Canoy, De vrijbrief 
2001
Jack O. Bennett, Udet - Der Flieger 
2001
Marjorie Zuckswert, The Farmer's Daughter 
2001
Carl Caruso, Back That Fact 
2002
Robert Van Scoyk, The Priest Killer 
2002
Andrew Bowie, Deadlock 
2003
Jim Wacker, American football coach (b. 1937) 
2003
Hasan Mammadov, Arsin mal alan 
2003
Ratomir Vasiljevic, Zona Zamfirova 
2003
Bimal Kar, Jadu Bansha 
2003
Wayne Andre, Godspell 
2003
Wilma Burgess, The Las Vegas Hillbillys 
2003
Kathleen Roland, The Monument 
2004
Laura Branigan, American singer (b. 1957) 
2004
David Myers, THX 1138 
2004
Matthias Volz, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
2004
Laura Branigan, Ghostbusters 
2004
Lyn Thomas, Space Master X-7 
2005
Denis D'Amour, Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (b. 1960) 
2005
Robert Denning, American interior designer (b. 1927) 
2005
Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949) 
2005
Anne Baerenz, Mann ist Mann - Auch wenn er im Bett sitzt und hustet 
2005
John Finger, Pick a Con... Any Con 
2005
Wolfgang Bauer, The Young Unknowns 
2005
Adell Sliff, Brother, Ernie 
2005
Gerry Fitt, A Sense of Loss 
2006
Rainer Barzel, German politician (b. 1924) 
2006
Clyde Walcott, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1926) 
2006
William Garnett, From Here to There 
2006
Heinz Werner Schneider, The Girlfriend 
2006
Eoin Hamilton, Aberdeen by Seaside and Deeside 
2006
Rainer Barzel, Rainer Barzel 
2006
Jerry McCutchin, Kiss the Maiden All Forlorn 
2007
Gaston Thorn, Luxembourger politician (b. 1928) 
2007
Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor (b. 1935) 
2007
Tuire Orri, Kyläraittien kuningas 
2007
Jerry Andrus, Andrus: The Man, the Mind & the Magic 
2007
Sanford Green, An Angel Comes to Brooklyn 
2007
Sandy Wirth, Forty Guns 
2007
Charles Comiskey II, The Story of America's Classic Ballparks 
2007
Gaston Thorn, Episode dated 10 September 1975 
2008
Sonic, To Die Like a Man 
2008
Michal Docolomanský, Adéla jeste nevecerela 
2008
Christian Geissler, Wilhelmsburger Freitag 
2008
Herbert Muhammad, The Greatest 
2008
Barbara S. Harris, Who Is Julia? 
2008
Hazel Warp, Gone with the Wind 
2008
Barbara Angely, El tunco Maclovio 
2008
Mikhail Kramar, Pervyy paren 
2009
Dominick Dunne, American writer, Vanity Fair correspondent (b. 1925) 
2009
Sadie Corre, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2009
John Hanemann, Trading Places 
2009
Dominick Dunne, Dominick Dunne: After the Party 
2009
Helen Burnett, Backfire 
2009
Ellie Greenwich, Forrest Gump 
2009
Lois Barnes, The Best Things in Life Are Free 
2009
Marty Murphy, Tom and Jerry: The Movie 
2009
Per Christensen, Elling 
2010
John Burnside, Birdman of Alcatraz 
2010
Ton van Duinhoven, Pa Pinkelman en Tante Pollewop 
2010
József Konrád, Episode #1.4 
2010
Raimon Panikkar, Episode #6.154 
2011
George Band, British mountaineer (b. 1929) 
2011
John McAleese, British SAS Trooper, Team leader during 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege (b. 1949) 
2011
Sheldon Schrager, The Prince of Tides 
2011
Sevinç Aktansel, Passion to You 
2011
John McAleese, Sea World Accident 
2011
Jordi Vilaseca, Episode #1.8 
2011
Ansano Giannarelli, Elogio di Gaspard Monge fatto da lui stesso 
2012
Jacques Bensimon, Richard Rohmer and His Referendum: A View from Quebec 
2012
Sergei Krupennikov, The Miracle Voice of Gelsomino 
2012
A.K. Hangal, Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India 
2012
Stéphane Slima, Mina Tannenbaum 
2012
Toni D'Alto, The Appointment 
2013
Gerard Murphy, Batman Begins 
2013
Dmitriy Barkov, Kodenavn: Sysifos - Del 2 
2013
John Kuipers, Haan en fuchsia's 
2013
Liliya Tolmacheva, Shumnyy den 
2013
Bruce Dunning, Episode dated 1 January 1980 
2014
Ute Herz, Der Club der sieben Fischer 
2014
Masakane Yonekura, Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo 
2014
Maria Mauban, Journey to Italy 
2014
Bryce Dion, Festival 
2014
Aleksander Lipowski, Maly western 
2014
Chûsei Sone, Tenshi no harawata: Akai kyôshitsu 
2015
Tomasz Malinowski, Sto dni 
2015
Raymond Chirat, Raymond Chirat, l'oeil et la mémoire 
2015
Alison Parker, The Answer 
2015
Amelia Boynton, Selma 
2015
Peter Kern, Initiation 
2015
Adam Ward,  
2015
Patrick Kavanagh, Half Moon Street 
2016
French Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies Aged 86 
2017
Drew Morphett, veteran sports broadcaster, dies at 69 
2017
Rich Piana: US bodybuilding champion dies aged 46 after collapse 
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31