Died On August 6th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 6. The list includes people like Rick James, Diego Velázquez (Painter), Ben Jonson, Andre Weil, Robin Day. Famous personalities featured on this list, include mathematicians, novelists, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
(Former President of Cuba)

16 January 1901

Banes, Cuba

Cuban

Capricorn

Rick JamesRick James
(Musician)

01 February 1948

Buffalo, New York, U.S

American

Aquarius

Diego VelazquezDiego Velázquez (Painter)
(Painter)

06 June 1599

Seville

Spanish

Gemini

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
(Dramatist, Poet & Actor)

11 June 1572

Westminster, London, England

British

Gemini

Andre WeilAndre Weil
(Mathematician)

06 May 1906

Paris, France

French

Taurus

Robin DayRobin Day
(Broadcaster, Journalist)

24 October 1923

London

British

Scorpio

Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
(Athlete)

20 April 1938

Sydney

Australian

Aries

Feodor LynenFeodor Felix Konrad Lynen
(Biochemist)

06 April 1911

Munich, Germany

German

Aries

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
(Art Critic, Writer)

28 July 1938

Sydney, Australia

Australian

Leo

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
(Catholic priest, Diplomat)

26 September 1897

Concesio

Italian

Libra

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
(Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher)

11 May 1930

Rotterdam

Taurus

Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
(Philosopher, Composer, Musicologist, Sociologist, University teacher, Literary critic, Music critic)

11 September 1903

Frankfurt

German,American

Virgo

Robin CookRobin Cook
(British Politician)

28 February 1946

Bellshill, United Kingdom

British

Pisces

Saint DominicSaint Dominic
(Catholic priest)

1170 AD

Caleruega

Spanish

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
(Vocalizer)

24 January 1944

Immenstadt, Germany

German

Aquarius

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
(Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist)

10 March 1903

Davenport

American

Pisces

Preston SturgesPreston Sturges
(American playwright)

29 August 1898

Chicago, Illinois, United States

American

Virgo

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
(Officer)

15 March 1911

Lübeck

German

Pisces

Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer
(Cuban singer)

20 February 1927

San Luis, Cuba

Cuban

Pisces

Henry the LionHenry the Lion
(Prince)

1129 AD

Ravensburg

German

Tony JudtTony Judt
(Historian, Professor, Non-fiction writer)

02 January 1948

London

British

Capricorn

Warner OlandWarner Oland
(Actor, Film actor)

03 October 1879

Västerbotten County

Swedish,American

Libra

Alexander BustamanteAlexander Bustamante
(Politician)

24 February 1884

Hanover Parish

Jamaican

Pisces

Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
(Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Songwriter)

09 January 1928

Polignano a Mare

Italian

Capricorn

S. K. PottekkattS. K. Pottekkatt
(author, politician, diarist, poet)

13 March 1913

Kozhikode

Indian

Pisces

Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
(Painter, Postage stamp designer)

03 January 1899

Hanover

German

Capricorn

Hone HekeHone Heke

1807 AD

Pakaraka

New Zealander

Jorge AmadoJorge Amado
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Lawyer, Science fiction writer)

10 August 1912

Itabuna

Brazilian

Leo

Fe del MundoFe del Mundo
(Pediatrician)

27 November 1911

Intramuros

Filipino

Sagittarius

Emilio FernándezEmilio Fernández
(Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military personnel, Film actor)

26 March 1904

Coahuila

Mexican

Aries

Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
(Architect)

09 March 1902

Fayetteville

American

Pisces

Ossie ClarkOssie Clark
(Fashion designer)

09 June 1942

Warrington

British

Gemini

Gregorio Ricci-CurbastroGregorio Ricci-Curbastro
(Mathematician)

12 January 1853

Lugo

Capricorn

Jack BrickhouseJack Brickhouse
(TV actor)

24 January 1917

Peoria

American

Aquarius

Bernard LovellBernard Lovell
(Astronomer, Physicist)

31 August 1913

Oldland Common

British

Virgo

Gordon BunshaftGordon Bunshaft
(Architect)

09 May 1909

Buffalo

American

Taurus

Atle SelbergAtle Selberg
(Mathematician, University teacher)

14 June 1917

Langesund

Norwegian,American

Gemini

Ellen WilsonEllen Wilson
(Former First Lady of the United States)

15 May 1860

Savannah, Georgia, United States

American

Taurus

John HughesJohn Hughes
(American film director)

18 February 1950

Lansing, Michigan, United States

American

Aquarius

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