Died On August 15th

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Will Rogers
(Vaudeville Performer, Humorist)
Will Rogers
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Birthdate: November 4, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oologah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
Died: 1935
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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(Founding Father of Bangladesh)
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tungipara, Bangladesh
Died: 1975
Rene Magritte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lessines, Belgium
Died: 1967
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Gerd Müller
(One of the Greatest Football Goal Scorers of All Time)
Gerd Müller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nördlingen, Germany
Died: 2021
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Viktor Tsoi
(Singer-Songwriter)
Viktor Tsoi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Lisa Robin Kelly
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Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Southington, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Paul Signac
(French Neo-Impressionist Painter Who Developed the Painting Technique Called 'Pointillism')
Paul Signac
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Birthdate: November 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1935
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Jerry Wexler
(Record producer, Journalist, Composer)
Jerry Wexler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2008
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Big Bill Broonzy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1958
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Wiley Post
(Aviator)
Wiley Post
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grand Saline, Texas, United States
Died: 1935
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Alexios I Komnenos
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Birthdate: 1048 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 1118
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Dhananjoy Chatterjee
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kuludihi, West Bengal, India
Died: 2004
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John Cameron Swayze
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Birthdate: April 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: 1995
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Rick Rypien
(Former Ice hockey forward)
Rick Rypien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blairmore, Canada
Died: 2011
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Joseph Joachim
(Violinist Known for His Interpretations of Works of Bach, Mozart & Beethoven)
Joseph Joachim
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 28, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kittsee, Austria
Died: 1907
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Paul Lukas
(Actor)
Paul Lukas
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Birthdate: May 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1971
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Stanislaus Kostka
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 28, 1550
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rostkowo, Poland
Died: 1568
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Grazia Deledda
(Italian Author and Winner of 1926 Nobel Prize for Literature)
Grazia Deledda
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nuoro, Italy
Died: 1936
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Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tungipara, Bangladesh
Died: 1975
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Jacques Vergès
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ubon Ratchathani
Died: 2013
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Bobby Hutcherson
(Vibraphonist)
Bobby Hutcherson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2016
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Abdul Rahman Al-Sumait
(Medical practitioner)
Abdul Rahman Al-Sumait
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kuwait
Died: 2013
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Joe Seneca
(Actor, Singer)
Joe Seneca
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Birthdate: January 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1996
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Roland
(Military leader)
Roland
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0736 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 0778
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Julian Bond
(Social Activist)
Julian Bond
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2015
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Honorius
(Emperor)
Honorius
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Birthdate: September 9, 0384
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0423
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Ena Begović
(Actress)
Ena Begović
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Birthdate: July 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trpanj, Croatia
Died: 2000
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Kęstutis
(Ruler)
Kęstutis
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Birthdate: 1297 AD
Birthplace: Senieji Trakai, Lithuania
Died: 1382
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Stephen I of Hungary
(The First King of Hungary (1000 - 1038))
Stephen I of Hungary
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Birthdate: 0975 AD
Birthplace: Esztergom, Hungary
Died: 1038
Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile
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Birthdate: 1428 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: 1496
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Clay Shaw
(Businessman)
Clay Shaw
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kentwood, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1974
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Ulysses J. Lupien
(Businessman, Government official)
Ulysses J. Lupien
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cochituate, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1965
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Ernie Sigley
(Television host, Radio personality)
Ernie Sigley
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Birthdate: September 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Died: 2021
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Genesis Potini
(Chess player)
Genesis Potini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Zealand
Died: 2011
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Henry John Burnett
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Died: 1963
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Anna Mons
(Politician)
Anna Mons
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1672
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1714
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James J. Kilpatrick
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Birthdate: November 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2010
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Rosalía Mera
(Businesswoman)
Rosalía Mera
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Died: 2013
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Imru Haile Selassie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shire, Ethiopia
Died: 1980
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Giuseppe Morello
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: 1930
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Ibn Hazm
(muhaddith, writer, philosopher)
Ibn Hazm
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Birthdate: November 7, 0994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Córdoba
Died: 1064
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Otto Braun
(Journalist)
Otto Braun
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Birthdate: September 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ismaning, Germany
Died: 1974
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Jan Kiepura
(Singer)
Jan Kiepura
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sosnowiec, Poland
Died: 1966
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Ray Heatherton
(Actor, Television personality)
Ray Heatherton
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Birthdate: June 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1997
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Libius Severus
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Birthdate: 0420 AD
Birthplace: Lucania
Died: 0465
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Sune Bergström
(Biochemist)
Sune Bergström
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 10, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2004
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Johann Carolus
(Publisher)
Johann Carolus
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Birthdate: March 26, 1575
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Muhlbach-sur-Munster, France
Died: 1634
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Hugo Theorell
(Scientist)
Hugo Theorell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Linköping, Sweden
Died: 1982
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Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff
(Politician, Police officer)
Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Merseburg, Germany
Died: 1944
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Genda Minoru
(Japanese Military Aviator and Politician Best Known for Helping to Plan the Attack on Pearl Harbor)
Genda Minoru
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 16, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan
Died: 1989
Discover the most famous people who died on August 15. The list includes people like Rene Magritte, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Will Rogers, Paul Signac, Jacques Vergès. Famous personalities featured on this list, include composers, actors, artists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Hungary & Sweden and many more countries.