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2003Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (b. 1902)

1784Ann Lee, American religious leader (b. 1736)

September 8th Deaths
Date Event
394
Arbogast, French general, commits suicide 
701
Sergius I, Syrian/Italian Pope (687-701), dies 
780
Leo IV de Chazaar, Byzantine Emperor (775-80), dies 
876
Lodewijk de Duitser, king of East French Republic (833-76), dies at 72 
1100
Clement III, [Wibert van Ravenna], 1st anti-pope (1084-1100), dies 
1397
Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester. 
1425
King Charles III of Navarre (b. 1361) 
1539
John Stokesley, English churchman 
1550
Hans [Johann] Vischer, German count of Johann Cicero, dies 
1555
Thomas Villanova, Spanish saint/archbishop of Valencia, dies 
1560
Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident 
1603
George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon, English politician (b. 1547) 
1613
Don Carlo Gesauldo, composer, dies 
1633
Carlo Caraffa, Ital jesuit/religious order founder, dies at about 72 
1637
Robert Fludd, composer, dies at 63 
1644
Francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies 
1645
Francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author/poet, dies at 64 
1645
John Coke, English politician (b. 1563) 
1645
Francisco de Quevedo, La hora bruja 
1654
Peter Claver, Spanish saint (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies 
1656
Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (b. 1574) 
1660
Daniel von Czepko, German poet, dies at 54 
1675
Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, dies at 73 
1682
Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (b. 1606) 
1706
Romanus Weichlein, composer, dies at 53 
1721
Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (b. 1686) 
1739
Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (b. 1668) 
1755
Ephraim Williams, American philanthropist (b. 1715) 
1761
Bernard Forest de Bélidor, French engineer (b. 1698) 
1780
Enoch Poor, American Continental Army general (b. 1736) 
1780
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Beauty and the Beast 
1784
Ann Lee, American religious leader (b. 1736) 
1811
Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist, dies at 69 
1819
Franz Stanislaus Spindler, composer, dies at 56 
1831
John Aitken, Scottish-born music publisher (b. 1745) 
1838
Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45 
1840
John H van de Palm, theologist/literature/speaker, dies at 77 
1853
Frédéric Ozanam, founder of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (b. 1813) 
1871
Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer, dies at 57 
1879
Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58 
1881
W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84 
1882
Joseph Liouville, French mathematician (surface of Liouville), dies 
1894
Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician (b. 1821) 
1895
Adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58 
1899
Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer, dies at 78 
1914
William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74 
1917
Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 
1926
Kisaburo Kurihara, Zoku Amateur Club 
1927
Walter Spencer, None So Blind 
1928
Ulrich Graf,  
1933
Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50 
1933
King Faisal I,  
1935
Carl Austin Weiss, murderer of Sen Huey Long, shot down 
1935
Huey P Long, (Sen-La) assassinated at Baton Rouge Capitol building 
1935
Carl Austin Weiss, Episode #5.3 
1935
Príncipe Azul, Canillita 
1936
Harry Belmour, Stepping on the Gas 
1937
Frank Alexander, Heavy Love 
1938
Agustín Magaldi, Monte Criollo 
1939
Sándor Hevesi, Az aranyember 
1940
Hemmo Kallio, Anna-Liisa 
1940
Lila Leslie, A Woman Reclaimed 
1943
Magnus Stifter, Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg 
1944
Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63 
1944
Ulrich Schwerin von Schwanenfeld, Hitler, a Career 
1944
Arthur Richman, The Awful Truth 
1945
John Victor Mackay, Dark Command 
1946
Harry Robinson, Huns Within Our Gates 
1947
Robert A. Dietrich, Hermine und die sieben Aufrechten 
1947
J.U. Giesy, The Matrimaniac 
1948
Thomas Mofolo, Lesotho writer (b. 1876) 
1948
Gerd Schmückle, Der Krieger 
1948
Eric Cowley, Hampton Court Palace 
1949
Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85 
1949
John W. Brown, Bucking Broadway 
1949
William H. Tuers, The Dixie Flyer 
1949
Monte M. Katterjohn, The Sheik 
1949
Richard Strauss, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1949
Anton Pointner, Geheimpolizisten 
1950
Hanka Ordonówna, Spy 
1951
Jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed 
1951
Maria Montez, actress (Arabian Nights), dies of heart seizure at 33 
1951
Leo Leux, Knockout - Ein junges Mädchen, ein junger Mann 
1952
Eric Taylor, Phantom of the Opera 
1953
Fred M. Vinson,  
1953
Walter Bonn, International Crime 
1953
Sten Meurk, Sunny Sunberg 
1954
André Derain, Howards End 
1955
John de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69 
1955
Erich Pabst, Destiny 
1955
Hans Effenberger, Das Haus Molitor 
1955
Stuart Engstrand, Beyond the Forest 
1956
Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84 
1956
Vital Celen, Flemish writer ('t Pastoorke van Vossendonck), dies at 69 
1956
Una Nixson Hopkins, Nurse Marjorie 
1956
Freddie Rich, A Walk in the Sun 
1957
Lotta Woods, The Thief of Bagdad 
1957
Frank Thornton, Cracked Nuts 
1959
Cathleen Mann, Things to Come 
1959
Santeri Karilo, Evakko 
1959
Gabrielle Fontan, A Day in the Country 
1959
George Gabe, King Kong 
1960
Oscar Pettiford, The Crimson Canary 
1960
Georges Vitray, Monsieur Vincent 
1960
Benjamin Stoloff, Palooka 
1962
Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84 
1963
Edwin Linkomies, Itsenäisyyspäivän juhlallisuudet 1959 
1965
Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Island in the Sun), dies of accidental overdose at 42 
1969
Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies at 61 
1969
Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (b. 1868) 
1970
Percy Spencer, inventor of the microwave oven, (b. 1894) 
1974
Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 
1975
John Mylong, actor (Robot Monster), dies at 82 
1976
Assen Karastoyanov, composer, dies at 83 
1976
Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer, dies at 81 
1977
Zero [Samuel J] Mostel, US actor (Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 62 
1977
Zero Mostel, The Producers 
1977
Jaap Van der Poll, Vadertje Langbeen 
1978
Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79 
1978
Ricardo Zamora, ¡¡Campeones!! 
1978
Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, La maffia 
1979
Jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40 
1979
Kurt Dommisch, Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten 
1980
Willard Libby, American chemist (radiocarbon dating), dies of pneumonia at 71 
1980
Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies 
1980
Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist/theory/educator, dies at 84 
1980
Whitney Ellsworth, The Adventures of Superboy 
1980
Goyo Lebrero, The Phone Box 
1980
Katherine Theodore, A Dream of Kings 
1981
Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74 
1981
Roy Wilkins, longtime executive director of NAACP, dies at 80 
1981
Roy Wilkins, American civil rights activist (b. 1901) 
1981
Romain Pinès, Sundays and Cybele 
1981
Aleksandr Ognivtsev, Aleko 
1982
Stanley Davis, Murder in the Blue Room 
1982
Folke Hamrin, Kärlekslivets offer 
1983
Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies 
1983
Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72 
1983
Wim Kan, Tomorrow It Will Be Better 
1983
Richard Viktorov, To the Stars by Hard Ways 
1983
Bronislawa Frejtazanka, Raj na ziemi 
1984
Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies 
1984
Rene Bernier, composer, dies at 79 
1984
Johnnie Parsons, Roar of the Crowd 
1985
John Franklin Enders, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1887) 
1986
Ray Nazarro, Kansas Pacific 
1986
George Travell, The Luckiest Guy in the World 
1987
Ryszard Sadowski, Morderca zostawia slad 
1987
Konrad Georg, And Jimmy Went to the Rainbow's Foot 
1987
Jan Van Loewen, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 
1987
Richard Lowcock, Onionhead 
1987
Marcos Freire, Terra para Rose 
1987
Robert Sharples, The Beer Hunter 
1988
Heinz Hinze, Terror 
1988
Woodruff H. Clarke, Conflict 
1988
Jane Talent, The Jaws of Justice 
1989
Zofia Dybowska-Aleksandrowicz, Abel, Your Brother 
1989
Antonio Garisa, Este cura 
1989
Didrik Arnesen, Stompa til Sjøs! 
1990
Boris Tenin, The Man with the Gun 
1991
Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer 
1991
Brad Davis, US, actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41 
1991
Jan J Lipski, chairman (Polish Socialist Party)/writer, dies 
1991
Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies 
1991
Brad Davis, Midnight Express 
1991
Alex North, Spartacus 
1991
Jon Dawson, Home Movies 
1992
Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84 
1992
Rene Borden, Kid Courageous 
1992
Carroll Young, Tarzan and the Leopard Woman 
1992
John Danstrup, NATO 10 år 
1992
Hans-Otto Meissner, Qui êtes-vous, Monsieur Sorge? 
1992
Willie Fennell, Cathy's Child 
1993
Hall Bartlett, US director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70 
1993
Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer, dies at 80 of a heart attack 
1993
Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88 
1993
Emilia Ziólkowska, Niewdziecznosc 
1994
Arthur Rex Alston, British sports commentator, dies at 93 
1994
Deborah Bear, Engl still photographer (Pasolini/Fellini), dies at 44 
1994
Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass), dies at 83 
1994
Edna Manilow, mother of singer Barry Manilow, dies at 70 of cancer 
1994
Michael Peters, choreographer, dies 
1994
Rex Alston, cricketer (distinguished BBC commentator), dies 
1994
Barry Graves, Vicky und Nicky 
1994
Silvia Reinhardt, Town Without Pity 
1994
Lazar Bogdanovic, Sta se dogodilo sa Filipom Preradovicem 
1994
Eijirô Tôno, Seven Samurai 
1994
Ilya Gurin, Gulyashchie lyudi 
1994
Simone Blaché, The Violin Maker of Nuremberg 
1994
Rex Alston, The Final Test 
1995
Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer, dies at 73 
1995
Olga Ivinskaya, mistress of Boris Pasternak, dies of cancer at 83 
1995
Safa Khulusi, writer, dies at 78 
1995
Eileen Chang, Lust, Caution 
1995
Erich Kunz, Der Rosenkavalier 
1995
Halldis Moren Vesaas, Møte med Halldis 
1995
Olga Iwinskaja, 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic 
1996
Elizabeth Eyre de Lanaux, designer artist/writer, dies at 102 
1996
Jacques Schmidt, The Tenant 
1997
Vladimír Sommer, Princ Bajaja 
1997
Helen Shaw, Parenthood 
1997
Bob Williams, Commitment 
1997
Yevgeni Zagdansky, Alisa v strane chudes 
1997
Derek Taylor, David Frost Salutes the Beatles 
1997
Jim-Yuen Yu, Shi fu chu ma 
1997
Beverly Reedy, Flame of Barbary Coast 
1998
Marco Rizo, The Diet 
1998
Leonid Kinskey, Casablanca 
1998
Alexander Bada, The Man Who Lies 
1998
Sora Eshontoraeva, Bay i batrak 
1999
Moondog, American composer, musician and poet (b. 1916) 
1999
Vaclovas Bledis, Hullumeelsus 
1999
Moondog, The Big Lebowski 
1999
Brian Hildebrand, WCW SuperBrawl VII 
1999
Vladimir Samoylov, Siberiade 
1999
Nick Mazzola, Rain Man 
1999
Birgit Cullberg, Abbalett 
1999
Lev Razgon, Maximum Penalty 
2000
Marceil Ferguson, The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat 
2000
Raul Roulien, Flying Down to Rio 
2001
Gretchen Oehler, Another World 
2002
Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (b. 1968) 
2002
Nélia Paula, As Borboletas Também Amam 
2002
Dennis Cooney, As the World Turns 
2002
Ken Yablonski, Harlan County U.S.A. 
2002
Bruce Hall, The Cobalt Bomb 
2002
Sarah Ing, The Right Girl 
2003
Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian voice actress (b. 1986) 
2003
Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (b. 1902) 
2003
Mieczyslaw Calka, Ptaki, ptakom... 
2003
Leni Riefenstahl, Triumph of the Will 
2003
Vadim Schneider, The Big Adjustment 
2003
Jaclyn Linetsky, Caillou 
2003
Joanne Powell, Quitters 
2003
Martin Azarow, They Call Me Bruce? 
2004
Frank Thomas, American animator (b. 1913) 
2004
Lennart Lindberg, The Last Waltz 
2004
Richard Butler, Nazi America: A Secret History 
2004
Ivan Kondov, Pod edno nebe 
2004
Lenore Bender, Thin Ice 
2004
Frank Thomas, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
2004
Matías Prats, Graderío 
2005
Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (b. 1932) 
2005
Noel Cantwell, The Route to '66 
2005
Tomi Barrett, The Forest 
2005
Fred Ahlert, The Good Girl 
2005
Perry Stephens, Loving 
2005
Eric Richards, The Firebrand 
2005
Christopher Prins, Shadow of the Vampire 
2005
Andre Blair, I, Robot 
2006
Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915) 
2006
Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (b. 1945) 
2006
Frank Middlemass, actor (b. 1919) 
2006
Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923) 
2006
Frank Middlemass, Barry Lyndon 
2006
Peter Brock, Peter Brock: 25 Years of HDT Special Vehicles 
2006
Gordie Mackay, Parnell 
2006
Dick Wagner, Birddog 
2006
Rex Hays, Stepmom 
2006
Josip Genda, Tressette: A Story of an Island 
2006
S. John Launer, Marnie 
2006
Hilda Suárez, Setenta veces siete 
2007
Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (b. 1917) 
2007
Lou Marks, Country Music Holiday 
2007
George Crum, Gala 
2007
Alex Romero, Love Me or Leave Me 
2007
Jean-François Bizot, La route des gitans 
2007
Nicholas Bethell, First Confession 
2007
Charlie Parlato, The Lawrence Welk Show 
2007
James Duff McAdams, Kojak: The Price of Justice 
2007
DeForest Covan, Rocky 
2007
Leo A. Handel, Shore Patrol 
2007
Rob Deacon, The Dark 
2008
Evan Tanner, UFC Champion 
2008
Jae-hwan Ahn, Record 
2008
Celia Gregory, Agatha 
2008
Hector Zazou, Djanta 
2009
Mike Bongiorno, Italian television host (b. 1924) 
2009
Aage Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1922) 
2009
Mike Bongiorno, We All Loved Each Other So Much 
2009
Karel Skorpík, Golet v údolí 
2009
Army Archerd, Entertainment Tonight 
2009
Ray Barrett, Australia 
2010
Rich Cronin, US singer-songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones) dies of cancer aged 36 
2010
Eike Gallwitz, Knife in the Head 
2010
Rich Cronin, My Best Friend's Girl 
2010
Jill Jackson, Madame X 
2010
Jenny Alpha, Le bleu des villes 
2010
Peter J. Marshall, The Great Civil War Debate 
2010
Murali, Vetri kodi kattu 
2010
Rosemary Dexter, The Shoes of the Fisherman 
2010
Hadley Caliman, Good Hair 
2010
Alvin Lawson, Where Are All the UFO's? 
2010
Marc Van Bever, Fashion Victim 
2010
Christine Rees, I Wouldn't Tell on You, Miss 
2011
Marcos Plonka, Diabólicos Herdeiros 
2011
Mary Fickett, The Edge of Night 
2011
Sylvia Glogner, Überlebensgroß Herr Krott - Requiem für einen Unsterblichen 
2011
Tudor Hayes, If Winter Comes 
2011
Paul Marion, Phantom of the Opera 
2012
Bill Moggridge [William], British designer, dies from cancer at 69 
2012
Mike Martineau, Control 
2012
Bill Moggridge, Objectified 
2012
Mario Ferrero, Episode #1.5 
2012
Leigh Hamilton, Hocus Pocus 
2012
Theomer Aisha Abramson, World's Worst Editing 
2012
Matti Brandt, Kun ympäri käydään... 
2012
Mario Zamparelli, Howard's Way 
2012
Blanca Vicuña, Episode #1.22 
2012
Thomas Szasz, Psychiatry: An Industry of Death 
2012
Douglas P. MacIntosh, Welcome Back, Norman 
2012
Josef Ambacher, Episode dated 17 March 2009 
2012
Aleksandr Belyavskiy, The Sum of All Fears 
2012
Thomas McKenney, Twiharder 
2013
Cal Worthington, Into the Night 
2013
Erik Nørgaard, The Escape 
2013
Lou Morheim, The Magnificent Seven 
2013
Siegfried Uhlenbrock, Episode dated 27 June 1986 
2013
Louise Currie, The Ape Man 
2013
Moses Gibson, Blue Velvet 
2014
Justin Gocke, The Burning Bed 
2014
Marvin Barnes, Episode #1.7 
2014
Kent Nolan, Stage Fright 
2014
Magda Olivero, Opera Fanatic 
2014
Pamela Immel, Elders React to Pewdiepie 
2014
Rafael Carret, Patolandia nuclear 
2014
Goose Gonsoulin, Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers 
2014
Tibor Rudas, The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 
2014
Rashi Fein, CNN Presents: The Bitter Pill 
2014
Gerald Wilson, My Buddy 
2014
Rubén Peucelle, Titanes en el ring 
2014
John Amour, Days of Our Lives 
2015
Marie Spurná, Seance Fiction 
2015
Gabil Aliev, Günlarin bir günü 
2015
Merv Adelson, Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 
2015
Joaquín Andújar, 1979 MLB All-Star Game 
2015
Joost Zwagerman, Episode #2.33 
2015
Miroslav Josic Visnjic, Pogledaj me, nevernice 
2015
Ebby Halliday, Stanley Marcus Documentary 
2015
Teri Harangozó, Episode #6.11 
2015
Scott Hilley, We Are Marshall 
2017
Kate Millett, feminist activist, artist and author of Sexual Politics, dies aged 82 
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