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1924George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886)

1809Thomas Paine, English/American writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72

June 8th Deaths
Date Event
218
Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 
632
Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) 
1042
Harthacnut/Harthacanute, King of Denmark and England (b. 1018) Lambeth 
1115
Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 
1376
"Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46 
1383
Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, English Crusader (b. 1338) 
1384
Kanami, Japanese actor (b. 1333) 
1476
George Neville, English archbishop and statesman 
1505
Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470) 
1611
Jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552) 
1612
Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 
1621
Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (b. 1567) 
1628
Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (b. 1547) 
1661
John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 
1688
Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried 
1695
Christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66 
1711
Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 
1716
Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1658) 
1727
August Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (b. 1663) 
1742
Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62 
1768
Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50 
1771
George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (b. 1716) 
1790
Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75 
1794
G A Borger, writer, dies 
1794
Gottfried August Bürger, The Outrageous Baron Munchausen 
1795
Louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95), dies at 10 
1796
Felice de Giardini, composer, dies at 80 
1803
Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80 
1806
George Wythe, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at about 79 
1809
Thomas Paine, English/American writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72 
1814
Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48 
1831
Sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75 
1835
Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761) 
1845
Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th US President (1828-37), dies at 78 
1845
Andrew Jackson, Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People 
1857
Douglas William Jerrold, British playwright and satirist (b. 1803) 
1857
Douglas Jerrold, The Rent Day 
1865
Joseph Paxton, designer (Crystal Palace), dies 
1870
Johann Gottlob Topfer, composer, dies at 78 
1871
Satank, Kiowa indian chief, shot to death 
1874
Cochise, Apache leader 
1876
George Sand, French author (Indiana, Consuelo), dies at 71 
1876
George Sand, Jutrzenka 
1884
Henry Clay Work, composer, dies at 51 
1884
Henry Clay Work, A Prairie Home Companion 
1885
Ignace Bourget, Bishop of Montreal (b. 1799) 
1889
Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54 
1906
Christian Frederik Emil Horneman, composer, dies at 65 
1908
Johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66 
1913
Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, trampled to death by a horse 
1913
Emily Wilding Davison,  
1919
Jacob Fabricius, composer, dies at 78 
1919
James Lackaye, An Old Man's Love Story 
1923
Takeo Arishima, Aru onna 
1924
Andrew Irvine, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1902) 
1924
George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886) 
1924
George Mallory, The Epic of Everest 
1924
Andrew Irvine, The Epic of Everest 
1927
Polin, Papillon dit Lyonnais Le Juste 
1928
Ranja Izawa, Chimata no ko 
1928
Robert H. Fordyce, Our Mutual Girl, No. 43 
1929
Bliss Carman, poet, dies 
1929
John E. Kellerd, The Fight 
1934
Dorothy Dell, Little Miss Marker 
1935
Philip Klein, Street Angel 
1936
John Hays Hammond, Our Mutual Girl, No. 35 
1938
Wally Brighton, Mr. Patterson Joins the Force 
1939
Josef Wenig, Lucerna 
1939
Jack Osterman, Umpa 
1939
Gardner Crane, The Woman Pays 
1940
Frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69 
1940
Frederick Shepherd Converse, Bread and Circus 
1941
Frank Graves, Left-Handed Law 
1941
Camille Bardou, Bandits en automobile - Épisode 2: Hors-la-loi 
1941
Charles E. Cook, Live Wires 
1942
Morley Roberts, The Shadow Before 
1943
Dave Manley, The Struggle 
1944
Edward Moffat, Revenge 
1945
Karl Hanke, Nazi official (b. 1903) 
1945
Robert Desnos, Bonsoir mesdames, bonsoir messieurs 
1946
Svend Melsing, Fange no. 113 
1947
Tom O'Brien, actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56 
1947
Thomas E. O'Brien, The Birth of a Nation 
1947
Tom O'Brien, The Big Parade 
1947
Zoltan Egyed, Dramatic School 
1948
Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69 
1948
Hanson Carter, cricket (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies 
1949
Frank McIntyre, Too Fat to Fight 
1949
Jack McCredie, Mystery Pilot 
1950
Sallie Fisher, The Little Shepherd of Bargain Row 
1951
Eugène Fiset, French Canadian military officer and politician (b. 1874) 
1951
Herman Hupfeld, Brazil 
1952
Mizi Griebl, Die Beute des Scheiks 
1953
Godfrey Tearle, actor (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die), dies at 68 
1953
Al Luttringer, A Song to Remember 
1953
Godfrey Tearle, The 39 Steps 
1954
Maurice Cass, Charlie Chan at the Opera 
1955
Mussina Wachtel, Are We Civilized? 
1955
Hal Horne, The Strongest 
1956
Marie Laurencin, French painter (b. 1883) 
1956
Jan Lechon, Glos serca 
1956
William Eull, Frontier Marshal 
1957
Joseph F. Hewitt, She Loves Me Not 
1957
Don Blanding, Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove 
1958
Leonard Pickley, Fantasia 
1958
Paul Le Paul, Eternally Yours 
1959
Cliff Hess, Hotel a la Swing 
1959
Edi Wieser, Ruf der Berge 
1962
John Francis Murphy, The Steel Helmet 
1962
Jack Murphy, Peter Pan 
1963
Sickan Castegren, Gustaf Wasa, Part One 
1965
Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884) 
1966
Anton Melik, Slovenian geographer (b. 1890) 
1967
Elliot Griffis, composer, dies at 74 
1967
Laverne Andrews, vocalist (Andrews Sister), dies 
1969
Robert Taylor, actor (Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57 
1969
Robert Taylor, Quo Vadis 
1970
Abraham Maslow, American psychologist (b. 1908) 
1972
Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68 
1973
Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer, dies at 76 
1975
William F Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants), dies at 78 
1975
Pierre Leproux, Un âge d'or 
1977
Francisco Elías, Marta 
1977
Gunnar Sjöberg, Wild Strawberries 
1978
Ruth Rose, King Kong 
1978
Ruth Rose, The Mission of Morrison 
1978
Gilberto Mazzi, La folla 
1978
Romola Nijinsky, Nijinsky 
1979
Herb Polesie, producer/playwright (20 Questions), dies at 79 
1979
Louis Salvador Palange, composer, dies at 61 
1979
Lou Geels, Vaarwel, Swiebertje 
1979
Reinhard Gehlen,  
1980
Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900) 
1980
Greta Schröder, Nosferatu 
1980
Ernst Busch, Hell on Earth 
1981
Lydia Lopokova, The Selfish Giant 
1981
Hedvig Demeter, Kilenc hónap 
1982
[Leroy] Satchel Paige, US baseball pitcher, dies at 75 
1982
Jean Wiener, Au Hasard Balthazar 
1982
Ivan Mistrík, Romeo, Julie a tma 
1982
Edson Queiroz, O Homem de Papel 
1982
Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige 
1983
Ralph Christian Holm, The Passion of Joan of Arc 
1983
Gerhard Haselbach, Pole Poppenspäler 
1983
Misko Kranjec, Povest o dobrih ljudeh 
1984
Gordon Jacob, composer, dies at 88 
1984
Óscar J. Brooks, El cielo y tu 
1985
Charles Le Maire, All About Eve 
1985
Oscar Cohen, All the Way Home 
1987
Yogi Horton, drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33 
1987
Daniel Mandell, The Apartment 
1988
Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies 
1988
Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies 
1988
Virgil Oliver Jr, entertainer, dies 
1988
Aleksandar Sajber, Frak iz Abacije 
1988
Robert Vega, The Competition 
1988
Károly Litványi, Humorista a mennyországban 
1988
Chuck Roberson, The Big Country 
1988
Cyril Magnin, Foul Play 
1988
Russell Harty, The Kids Are Alright 
1988
Eli Mintz, All My Children 
1989
Sándor Novobáczky, Mindenért fizetni kell 
1989
Tony De Matos, Derrapagem 
1989
Irén Biller, Lila akác 
1989
Marie Chorre, White Fang 
1990
Alfredo Poveda, president of Consul of Ecuador (1976-79), dies 
1990
Jose Figueres, president of Costa Rica (1948-49, 53-58, 70-74), dies 
1990
Walter Bloch, The Glacier Fox 
1990
Henry Hill, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1991
Bertice Reading, Dutch actress (Moon in the Gutter), dies 
1991
Mary Bacon, jockey, dying of cancer, commits suicide by gun at 43 
1991
Heidi Brühl, The Eiger Sanction 
1991
Bertice Reading, Little Shop of Horrors 
1991
Pierrette Caillol, Âme de clown 
1991
Wilhelm Szewczyk, The Tree of Life 
1992
Beverly Carter, entertainer, dies at 51 
1992
Farag Foeda, Egyptian writer/publicist, murdered 
1992
William France, founder (Daytona 500), dies at 82 
1992
William McGowan, entrepreneur (MCI), dies at 64 
1992
Fred Fondren, Joey Breaker 
1992
Alfred Uhl, Panoptikum 59 
1993
René Bousquet, French Vichy-police chief deports jews, dies at 84 
1993
Root Boy Slim, American entertainer (b. 1945) 
1993
Antonín Zelenka, Ecstasy 
1993
Severo Sarduy, Barocco 
1993
Marlo Lewis, Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows 
1993
René Bousquet,  
1994
William Marshall, actor/director (Santa Fe Trail), dies at 86 
1994
Ray Romero, The Missouri Traveler 
1994
Rudolph Cartier, Nineteen Eighty-Four 
1994
William Marshall, State Fair 
1995
Juan Carlos Ongania, pres of Argentina (1966-70), dies 
1995
Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69 
1995
Sheikh Iman, singer, dies at 76 
1995
Robert Stillman, Champion 
1995
Marie Grosslichtova, Aféra plukovníka Rédla 
1995
Truda Grosslichtová, Advokátka Vera 
1995
Mary Doyle, Bound for Freedom 
1995
Robert Dandridge, Penrod and Sam 
1996
Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft), dies at 70 
1996
Gerry Gomez, cricketer (West Indian captain played 29 Tests), dies 
1996
Michael Fox, actor (Amos-Falcon Crest, Skinheads), dies at 75 
1996
Percy Edwards, animal imitator, dies at 88 
1996
Phyllis Stedman, politician, dies at 79 
1996
Zenia Magierówna, Awanturki jego córki 
1996
Barry Linehan, The Detective Waiting 
1996
Jay Chernis, That's My Baby! 
1996
Poul Erik Møller Pedersen, The Golden Days 
1997
George Turner, Australian author (b. 1916) 
1997
André Harris, The Sorrow and the Pity 
1997
Michael Meshekoff, The Man from Galveston 
1997
Reid Shelton, The Sentinel 
1997
Toomas Tahvel, 10 minutit võitleva ateistiga 
1998
Sani Abacha, President of Nigeria (b. 1943) 
1998
Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903) 
1998
Caleb Sampson, Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. 
1998
Michael Gaddis, Louisiana 
1999
Buddy Clark, The Subterraneans 
1999
Bartlomiej Frykowski, Uprowadzenie Agaty 
1999
Joan White, Ten-Shilling Doll 
1999
Corrado Mantoni, Fantastico 3 
1999
Tom Fairbanks, Silent Movie 
2000
Jeff MacNelly, American political cartoonist (b. 1948) 
2000
Lia de Aguiar, A Barba-Azul 
2000
Abe Lincoln, A Symposium on Popular Songs 
2000
Ben Bryant, Emmerdale 
2000
Teuvo Tulio, Sensuela 
2000
Jeff MacNelly, Drawing Conclusions: Editorial Cartoonists Consider Hillary Rodham Clinton 
2000
Kermit Roosevelt, T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part I) 
2000
Skip Karnas, The Big Red One 
2000
Gaylord Mason, Curtain Call 
2000
Herb Steinberg, Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius 
2001
Kolli Pratyagatma, Raja Aur Runk 
2001
Harry Watson, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
2001
Wim Povel, Suske en Wiske 
2001
K.J. Mikola, Taistelujen tie 
2001
Alex de Renzy, Weed 
2001
Haralambie Boros, Afacerea Protar 
2001
John Dunbar, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 
2002
Richard Aherne, Sahara 
2002
William P. D'Angelo, Webster 
2002
Gary Ouellet, The World's Most Dangerous Magic II 
2002
Tillman Box, When the Legends Die 
2003
Leighton Rees, Welsh darts player (b. 1940) 
2003
Herschel Burke Gilbert, Carmen Jones 
2003
Leighton Rees, Episode #12.19 
2003
Stephen A. Hope, The Karate Kid 
2003
Frank Morelli, The Right Stuff 
2004
Mack Jones, American baseball player (b. 1938) 
2004
William Kramer, The Seventh Sign 
2004
Imre Eck, Elveszett illúziók 
2004
Bill Lowery, Ray Stevens Live! 
2004
F. Jo Mohrbach, Foul Play 
2004
Fosco Maraini, Volcano 
2004
Peter Debnar, Sladké hry minulého léta 
2005
Roy Hensley, Episode #1.55 
2005
Wydell W. Hughes, Waxing Old 
2005
Luigi Santiago, Umaaraw, umuulan 
2005
Ed Bishop, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
2005
Fred Villani, Pilot 
2005
Mykola Kolessa, Ivan Franko 
2005
Stan Wilson, Corral 
2006
Robert Donner, American actor (b. 1931) 
2006
Abouna Matta El Meskeen, Coptic Orthodox monk (b. 1919) 
2006
Robert Donner, Cool Hand Luke 
2006
Bjørn Wiinblad, The Swineherd 
2006
Geoff Barkway, D-Day: The Ultimate Conflict 
2006
Alan Jordan, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 
2006
Audrey Campbell, Olga's Girls 
2007
Kenny Olsson, Swedish speedway racer (b. 1977) 
2007
Richard Rorty, American postanalytic, pragmatic philosopher (b. 1931) 
2007
Richard Lederer, The Hollywood Knights 
2007
Giuseppe Recchia, Onda libera 
2007
Bogomil Raynov, Byalata staya 
2007
José Martín Recuerda, Las salvajes en Puente San Gil 
2007
Nellie Lutcher, Girl Time 
2007
Jeanne Davis Glynn, The Search 
2007
Jeannie Glynn, As the World Turns 
2007
Charles Zacha Jr., Dark Night of the Scarecrow 
2007
Adrian Pintea, Youth Without Youth 
2007
Richard Rorty, Heidegger - Thinking the Unthinkable 
2007
Hideo Kanze, A Last Note 
2007
Susannah Hitching, Episode #2.3 
2007
Tony Roman, Scanners III: The Takeover 
2008
Šaban Bajramović, Serbian Romani musician (b. 1936) 
2008
Franz Russell, Agency 
2008
Moma Dimic, How I Was Systematically Destroyed by an Idiot 
2008
Arthur Bloom, Kramer vs. Kramer 
2008
Peter Rühmkorf, Abends, wenn der Mond scheint 
2008
Marian Alden, Dark Victory 
2008
Edith Derby Williams, T.R.: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt (Part I) 
2008
Saban Bajramovic, Black Cat, White Cat 
2008
Bob Grabeau, Lorna 
2008
Fritz Kalmar, Frühstück im Büro 
2008
Lincoln Dabagia,  
2008
Kamil Pixa, Daliborka 
2009
Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (b. 1935) 
2009
Sam Latini, Average Community 
2009
Raul de Barros, A Gostosa da Gafieira 
2009
Johnny Palermo, Sissy Frenchfry 
2009
Chip Hand, The Wild McCullochs 
2009
Del Winans, The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster 
2009
Habib Tanvir, Gandhi 
2010
Leslie Barrett, Another World 
2010
Deborah Peagler, Crime After Crime 
2010
Couto Viana, Episode #1.3 
2010
Andréas Voutsinas, The Producers 
2010
Stephen Rivers, Thirteen Days 
2010
Crispian St. Peters, Kings of the Road 
2010
Plamen Maslarov, Sadiyata 
2011
Heinz Kaskeline, Serenade 
2011
Jim Northrup, A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers 
2011
Roy Skelton, Zippy and George's Puppet Legends 
2011
John Mackenzie, The Long Good Friday 
2011
Alan Rubin, The Blues Brothers 
2011
Franck Fernandel, Cherchez l'idole 
2011
Paul Massie, The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll 
2011
Steve Popovich, Classic Albums: Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell 
2012
Frank Cady, American actor, dies at 96 
2012
Edward Adler, The Confirmation Day 
2012
Trude Fukar, Come Sweet Death 
2012
Bill Moody, Revolver 
2012
Ivan Lessa, Gordos e Magros 
2012
Frank Cady, Rear Window 
2012
Ulrich Saxer, Stille Liebe 
2012
K.S.R. Doss, Bhale Ramudu 
2013
Paul Cellucci, American politician, dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 65 
2013
Paul Cellucci, The Cider House Rules 
2013
Harold Cromer, The Cotton Club 
2013
Angus MacKay, European Vacation 
2013
Don Barton, Zaat 
2013
Vít Holubec, Jde se na to 
2013
Yoram Kaniuk, Adam Resurrected 
2014
Dennis C. Lewiston, The Rocky Horror Picture Show 
2014
Gloryette Clark, This Ain't My Bag 
2014
Lynne Randell, Episode #1.112 
2014
Leigh Anderson, Screwball Hotel 
2014
Ivo Vinco, La Bohème 
2014
Veronica Lazar, Last Tango in Paris 
2014
Kiichiro Kawauchi, Babel 
2014
Luca Canali, Fellini Satyricon 
2015
Carven, Rendezvous in July 
2015
Igor Rosokhovatovsky, Pod sozvezdiem blisnetsov 
2015
Dzhuna Davitashvili, Yunost geniya 
2015
Valery Levental, Bezumnyy den ili zhenitba Figaro 
2015
Vera Belogrlic, Na slovo, na slovo 
2015
Frank Cappuccino, Rocky V 
2015
Archie Alleyne, On the Road 
2015
Jean Gruault, Jules and Jim 
2015
Elizabeth McIntosh, The O.S.S. 
2016
Theresa Chan, Singapore's Helen Keller, dies of cancer aged 72 
2016
'Amadeus' playwright Peter Shaffer dies aged 90 
2016
Former Plymouth Argyle winger Nicky Jennings dies aged 70 
2016
'Equus' and 'Amadeus' playwright Peter Shaffer dies aged 90 
2016
Raging Bull actress Theresa Saldana dead aged 61 three decades after surviving horrific knife attack 
2016
Thaksin's adviser 'Seh Ice' dies aged 67 
2016
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies aged 54 
2017
Bodger and Badger star Andy Cunningham dies aged 67 
2018
Sons of Anarchy actor Alan O'Neill dies aged 47 
2018
Playwright Joe Pintauro Dies at 87 
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