Died On August 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 9. The list includes people like Sharon Tate, Bernie Mac, Jerry Garcia, Frank Gifford, Hermann Hesse. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, biologists, economists and philosophers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')
Sharon Tate
49
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: 1969
 2 
Jerry Garcia
(The Lead Guitarist and a Vocalist with the Rock Band the "Grateful Dead")
Jerry Garcia
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
(Infant Child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Who Lived Just Over 39 Hours)
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1963
 4 
Gregory Hines
(Actor, Choreographer and One of the Most Celebrated Tap Dancers of All Time)
Gregory Hines
7
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2003
 5 
Dmitry Shostakovich
(One of the Major Russian Composers of the 20th Century)
Dmitry Shostakovich
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1975
 6 
Frank Gifford
(American Football Player, Actor and TV Sports Commentator)
Frank Gifford
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 2015
 7 
Hermann Hesse
(Poet, Novelist & Painter Who Won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Hermann Hesse
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calw, Germany
Died: 1962
 8 
Robbie Robertson
(Guitarist, Producer)
Robbie Robertson
17
Birthdate: July 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2023
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Hieronymus Bosch
12
Birthdate: 1450 AD
Birthplace: Burgundian Netherlands
Died: 1516
 10 
Hugo Boss
(Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur)
Hugo Boss
10
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: 1948
 11 
Matthew McGrory
11
Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2005
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 12 
Jay Sebring
(American Celebrity Hair Stylist)
Jay Sebring
8
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 1969
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Ernst Haeckel
(Zoologist & Evolutionist Who Was a Strong Proponent of 'Darwinism')
Ernst Haeckel
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1919
 14 
Kamala
(American Professional Wrestler)
Kamala
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Senatobia, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 15 
Frank Whittle
(British Pilot and Aviator Best Known for Inventing the 'Turbojet Engine')
Frank Whittle
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: 1996
 16 
Mahmoud Darwish
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al-Birwa
Died: 2008
 17 
Edith Stein
(Philosopher, Christian Nun and One of the Six 'Patron Saints of Europe')
Edith Stein
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: 1942
 18 
Edward Thorndike
(Psychologist)
Edward Thorndike
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1949
 19 
Pat Hitchcock
(Actress)
Pat Hitchcock
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2021
 20 
James Armistead Lafayette
(American Spy Who Worked as a Double Agent During the American Revolutionary War)
James Armistead Lafayette
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Kent County, Virginia, or Elizabeth City
Died: 1830
 21 
Alex Cord
(Actor)
Alex Cord
2
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Floral Park, New York, United States
Died: 2021
 22 
Michael the Brave
(Romanian National Hero Known for Uniting All of Romania for the First Time)
Michael the Brave
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1558
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Drăgoeşti, Vâlcea
Died: 1601
 23 
Franz Jägerstätter
(Fighter)
Franz Jägerstätter
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sankt Radegund, Austria
Died: 1943
 24 
Jacqueline Cochran
(The First Female Pilot Who Broke the Sound Barrier)
Jacqueline Cochran
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muscogee, Cantonment, Florida, United States
Died: 1980
 25 
Ramón Valdés
(Actor, Comedian)
Ramón Valdés
2
Birthdate: September 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 1988
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Al-Maʾmūn
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Maʾmūn
3
Birthdate: September 14, 0786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Died: 0833
 27 
Joe Orton
(Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer)
Joe Orton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leicester
Died: 1967
 28 
Abigail Folger
(Social worker)
Abigail Folger
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1969
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 29 
James Van Allen
(Physicist)
James Van Allen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States
Died: 2006
 30 
Walter Tevis
(Novelist)
Walter Tevis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1984
 31 
John Harsanyi
(Hungarian-American Economist Who Won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1994)
John Harsanyi
0
Birthdate: May 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2000
 32 
Ruggero Leoncavallo
(Italian Opera Composer and Librettist)
Ruggero Leoncavallo
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 1919
 33 
Friedrich Ratzel
(Biologist, Geopolitician, Geographer, Zoologist, Political scientist, University teacher)
Friedrich Ratzel
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: 1904
 34 
Mel Stuart
(Film director)
Mel Stuart
1
Birthdate: September 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2012
 35 
Irene
(Empress)
Irene
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0752 AD
Birthplace: Athens
Died: 0803
 36 
Ted Stevens
(Former President pro tempore of the United States Senate)
Ted Stevens
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 2010
 37 
David Raksin
(Composer)
David Raksin
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2004
 38 
Joe Mercer
(Football player)
Joe Mercer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ellesmere Port, England
Died: 1990
 39 
Bob Jenkins
(Sports announcer)
Bob Jenkins
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Died: 2021
 40 
Anton Walbrook
(Austrian Actor Who Established a Career in British Cinema)
Anton Walbrook
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1967
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
David Rakoff
(Essayist, Journalist, Actor, Writer)
David Rakoff
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: 2012
 42 
Haji
(Actress)
Haji
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quebec, Canada
Died: 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Herb Thomas
(American Stock Car Racer and One of NASCAR's Most Successful Drivers in the 1950s)
Herb Thomas
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Olivia, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2000
 44 
Sisowath of Cambodia
(King of Cambodia (1904 - 1907))
Sisowath of Cambodia
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia
Died: 1927
 45 
Melissa Hayden
(Ballet dancer)
Melissa Hayden
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2006
 46 
Robert Moffat
(British missionary)
Robert Moffat
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ormiston, Scotland
Died: 1883
 47 
Graham Wallas
(British Psychologist, Sociologists and Political Scientist)
Graham Wallas
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, England
Died: 1932
 48 
Francisco Zúñiga
(Artist Known both for his painting and his sculpture)
Francisco Zúñiga
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: 1998
 49 
May Ayim
(Poet)
May Ayim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1996
 50 
Pope Damasus II
(Bishop of Rome)
Pope Damasus II
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Pildenau, Duchy of Bavaria, Holy Roman Empire
Died: 1048