Died On August 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 8. The list includes people like Shirley Jackson, Louise Brooks, Mary MacKillop, Cannonball Adderley, George Canning. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, artists and aviators and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Glen Campbell
(Known for hosting TV Show ‘The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour’, Series of Hits in The 1960s & 1970s)

Glen Campbell
5
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2017

 2 
Dean Corll
(Serial Killer)

Dean Corll
22
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 
Trajan
(Roman Emperor)

Trajan
8
Birthdate: September 18, 0053
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hispania Baetica
Died: 0117

 4 
Patricia Neal
(A major star of the 1950s and 60s, she was the recipient of an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two British Academy Film Awards)

Patricia Neal
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Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Packard, Kentucky, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 
Karen Black
(Actress)

Karen Black
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 
Louise Brooks
(Actress)

Louise Brooks
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherryvale, Kansas, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 7 
Fay Wray
(Actress)

Fay Wray
6
Birthdate: September 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cardston, Canada
Died: 2004
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Bobby Bowden
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Died: 2021

 9 

Barbara Bel Geddes
2
Birthdate: October 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 10 
Mary MacKillop
(Religious sister)

Mary MacKillop
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Birthdate: January 15, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fitzroy, Australia
Died: 1909

 11 
Ahmed Deedat
(Writer)

Ahmed Deedat
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surat
Died: 2005

 12 
Cannonball Adderley
(Jazz alto saxophonist)

Cannonball Adderley
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: 1975

 13 

Albert Namatjira
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hermannsburg
Died: 1959

 14 
Baldur von Schirach
(Nazi Leader, Reichsjugendführer (1931-40))

Baldur von Schirach
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1974

 15 
John H. Johnson
(Publisher, Entrepreneur)

John H. Johnson
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arkansas City, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2005

 16 

Maureen Reagan
3
Birthdate: January 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: 2001

 17 
Le Pétomane
(Flatulist)

Le Pétomane
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 1945

 18 
Michael Wittmann
(Military Officer)

Michael Wittmann
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vogelthal, Dietfurt, Germany
Died: 1944

 19 
Camilo Sesto
(Former pop rock musician who totaled 52 number 1 hits and 18 top 40 list songs throughout his career)

Camilo Sesto
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alcoy, Spain
Died: 2019
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 
George Canning
(Former British Prime Minister)

George Canning
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marylebone
Died: 1827

 21 
James Tissot
(Painter)

James Tissot
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1836
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: 1902

 22 
James Irwin
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

James Irwin
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: 1991

 23 

Kid Chocolate
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cerro, Havana, Cuba
Died: 1988
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

Joaquín Torres García
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo
Died: 1949

 25 
Daniel Jarque
(Association football player)

Daniel Jarque
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barcelona
Died: 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 26 
Jacob Burckhardt
(Former Historian whose best known work is The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860))

Jacob Burckhardt
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: 1897

 27 
Jyothi Lakshmi
(Film actress)

Jyothi Lakshmi
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kanchipuram
Died: 2016

 28 
Menahem Golan
(Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter)

Menahem Golan
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tiberias
Died: 2014

 29 
Stjepan Radić
(Political)

Stjepan Radić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Trebarjevo
Died: 1928

 30 
Ivan Kozhedub
(Aviator, Military personnel)

Ivan Kozhedub
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Obrazhiivka
Died: 1991

 31 
Paul Rudolph
(architect, university teacher)

Paul Rudolph
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elkton
Died: 1997

 32 
Julissa Gomez
(Artistic gymnast)

Julissa Gomez
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 1991

 33 
George Wiley
(Activist)

George Wiley
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

Maria Theresa of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1867

 35 
Emil Škoda
(Engineer)

Emil Škoda
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: 1900

 36 
Jack Clement
(Singer-songwriter)

Jack Clement
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitehaven, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2013

 37 

Angus MacAskill
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1825 AD
Birthplace: Isle of Berneray, Sound of Harris, Scotland
Died: 1863

 38 

Joseph Maria Olbrich
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 22, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Opava, Czechia
Died: 1908

 39 
Johnny Dodds
(Musician)

Johnny Dodds
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 12, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1940

 40 

Nevill Francis Mott
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 30, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 1996

 41 

Eugène Boudin
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: 1898

Joaquín Torres-García
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 1949

 43 

Lothair II
0
Birthdate: 0835 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0869

 44 
Eileen Power
(Historian)

Eileen Power
0
Birthdate: January 9, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Altrincham, United Kingdom
Died: 1940

 45 
Robin Cavendish
(Advocate)

Robin Cavendish
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: 1994

 46 

Howell Edmunds Jackson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1895

 47 

Jānis Balodis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 20, 1881
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trikata, Latvia
Died: 1965

 48 
William Lovett
(Activist)

William Lovett
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 8, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newlyn, England
Died: 1877

 49 
Houkje Gerrits Bouma
(Speed skater)

Houkje Gerrits Bouma
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Akkerwoude, Netherlands
Died: 1857

 50 

Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 16, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wildeck, Germany
Died: 1969