Died On August 20th

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Jerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Most Significant American Cultural Figures of All Time)
Jerry Lewis
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Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Phyllis Diller
(Comedian, Actress)
Phyllis Diller
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Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Anne Hutchinson
(Puritan spiritual adviser, Preacher)
Anne Hutchinson
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Birthdate: 1591
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alford, Lincolnshire, England
Died: 1643
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Paul Ehrlich
(Scientist)
Paul Ehrlich
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strzelin, Poland
Died: 1915
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B. K. S. Iyengar
(Yoga Instructor)
B. K. S. Iyengar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bellur, Kolar district, Kingdom of Mysore (now Karnataka, India)
Died: 2014
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Pope Pius X
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riese Pio X, Italy
Died: 1914
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Johan de Witt
(Mathematician, Politician)
Johan de Witt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1625
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dordrecht
Died: 1672
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Joe Dassin
(Singer-songwriter)
Joe Dassin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1980
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Fred Hoyle
(English Astronomer Who Formulated the Theory of 'Stellar Nucleosynthesis')
Fred Hoyle
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bingley, England
Died: 2001
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William Booth
(Founder of the Salvation Army, Preacher)
William Booth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1829
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottingham, England
Died: 1912
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Gene Upshaw
(American football player)
Gene Upshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Robstown, Texas, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Frank Cullotta
(Gangster)
Frank Cullotta
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2020
Bernard of Clairvaux
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1090 AD
Birthplace: Fontaine-lès-Dijon, France
Died: 1153
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Joe Rosenthal
(Photographer, Artist, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)
Joe Rosenthal
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: 2006
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Colin Earl Meads
(Rugby union player)
Colin Earl Meads
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, New Zealand
Died: 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Adolf von Baeyer
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1917
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Matiur Rahman
(Military pilot)
Matiur Rahman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dhaka
Died: 1971
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Donald O. Hebb
(Psychologist best known for his theory of Hebbian learning, which he introduced in his classic 1949 work The Organization of Behavior)
Donald O. Hebb
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Birthdate: July 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: 1985
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Brian Murray
(Former actor and theatre director who was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2004)
Brian Murray
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Birthdate: September 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 2018
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Ulla Jacobsson
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Birthdate: May 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mölndal, Sweden
Died: 1982
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Percy Williams Bridgman
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1961
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Carlos Finlay
(Epidemiologist)
Carlos Finlay
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: 1915
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Ram Sharan Sharma
(Author, Historian, University teacher)
Ram Sharan Sharma
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Birthdate: November 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barauni
Died: 2011
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Hugo Pratt
(Novelist, Writer, Painter, Screenwriter)
Hugo Pratt
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Birthdate: June 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rimini
Died: 1995
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John Gilmore
(Musician)
John Gilmore
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Summit, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1995
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Alice Nutter
(Accused as a Pendle witch)
Alice Nutter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Birthplace: Roughlee, England
Died: 1612
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Maria Nagaya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1553
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1612
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Thad Jones
(Trumpeter, Composer)
Thad Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Died: 1986
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Rio Reiser
(Musician)
Rio Reiser
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1996
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Oleg Prokofiev
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Birthdate: December 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1998
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Martin Opitz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1597
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bolesławiec, Poland
Died: 1639
Cristóbal de Villalpando
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Birthdate: 1649 AD
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 1714
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Leona Helmsley
(Business Woman)
Leona Helmsley
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marbletown, New York, United States
Died: 2007
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Dom Mintoff
(Politician)
Dom Mintoff
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bormla, Malta
Died: 2012
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Ippolita Maria Sforza
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1445
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
Died: 1488
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Ed Freeman
(Helicopter pilot, Military personnel)
Ed Freeman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neely
Died: 2008
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Miguel López de Legazpi
(Navigator and Governor Who Established the First Spanish Settlement in the East Indies)
Miguel López de Legazpi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Zumarraga, Spain
Died: 1572
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Pope Pius VII
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1742
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cesena, Italy
Died: 1823
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Hua Guofeng
(Politician)
Hua Guofeng
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanxi
Died: 2008
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Nishikawa Sukenobu
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Birthdate: 1671 AD
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1750
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Boysie Singh
(Gangster, Murderer)
Boysie Singh
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: 1957
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
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Birthdate: January 27, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leonberg, Germany
Died: 1854
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Mun Kyong-jin
(Violinist)
Mun Kyong-jin
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1981 AD
Birthplace: North Korea
Died: 2013
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Dionys Mascolo
(Left-wing Political Activist, Essayist)
Dionys Mascolo
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Val-d'Oise, France
Died: 1997
Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bielsko-Biala, Poland
Died: 1927
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Shah Waliullah Dehlawi
(Muslim Scholar)
Shah Waliullah Dehlawi
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Birthdate: February 21, 1703
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1762
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Rudolf Spielmann
(Chess player, Writer)
Rudolf Spielmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1942
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Walter Krueger
(Military personnel)
Walter Krueger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Złotów
Died: 1967
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Meles Zenawi
(Prime Minister)
Meles Zenawi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adwa
Died: 2012
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George Taubman Goldie
(Administrator)
George Taubman Goldie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: 1925
Discover the most famous people who died on August 20. The list includes people like Anne Hutchinson, Paul Ehrlich, William Booth, Tomas Luis De Victoria, Adolf von Baeyer. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, physicists and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.