Died On October 8th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 8. The list includes people like Franklin Pierce, John Hancock, Clement Attlee, Willy Brandt, Jayaprakash Narayan. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, actors and playwrights and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.
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Franklin Pierce
(President of the United States (1853-57))
Franklin Pierce
10
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 23, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1869
 2 
John Hancock
(1st and 3rd Governor of Massachusetts)
John Hancock
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1737
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1793
 3 
Munshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)
Munshi Premchand
73
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1936
 4 
Jayaprakash Narayan
(Indian Independence Activist Who is Remembered for Leading the Mid-1970s Opposition Against Prime Minister Indira Gandhi)
Jayaprakash Narayan
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bihar, India
Died: 1979
 5 
Yongzheng Emperor
(Fourth Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1722 - 1735))
Yongzheng Emperor
3
Birthdate: December 13, 1678
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: 1735
 6 
Y. A. Tittle
(American Football Player)
Y. A. Tittle
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
John Monash
(One of the Best Allied Generals of the First World War & the Most Famous Commander in Australian History)
John Monash
6
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: 1931
 8 
Clement Attlee
(Former British Prime Minister)
Clement Attlee
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Putney
Died: 1967
 9 
Joan Hackett
(Actress)
Joan Hackett
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Al Davis
(American Football Coach and Executive & Former Owner and General Manager of the ‘Oakland Raiders’ of the NFL)
Al Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2011
 11 
Willy Brandt
(Chancellor of Germany (1969 - 1974))
Willy Brandt
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: 1992
 12 
Paul Prudhomme
(Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer, Businessperson)
Paul Prudhomme
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Opelousas
Died: 2015
 13 
Fernando Lamas
(Former Actor and Director)
Fernando Lamas
6
Birthdate: January 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1982
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Henri Christophe
(Former Haitian President Who Declared Himself the King of Haiti)
Henri Christophe
2
Birthdate: October 6, 1767
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grenada
Died: 1820
 15 
Varsha Bhosle
(author, journalist)
Varsha Bhosle
0
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Nagpur
Died: 2012
 16 
Richard Davies
2
Birthdate: January 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dowlais, Wales
Died: 2015
 17 
Irina Demick
(Actress)
Irina Demick
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pommeuse, Seine-et-Marne, France
Died: 2004
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Jim Gilliam
(Baseball player)
Jim Gilliam
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1978
 19 
Johnny Kidd
(English Singer and Songwriter)
Johnny Kidd
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 23, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Willesden, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1966
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Felix Salten
(Author)
Felix Salten
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1945
 21 
Eduardo Ciannelli
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ischia, Italy
Died: 1969
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Kaloyan of Bulgaria
(Emperor of Bulgaria)
Kaloyan of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: 1172 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria
Died: 1207
 23 
Jack Trice
(American football player)
Jack Trice
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hiram, Ohio, United States
Died: 1923
 24 
Stylianos Pattakos
(Military Officer)
Stylianos Pattakos
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Crete, Greece
Died: 2016
 25 
Clive Sullivan
(Rugby union player)
Clive Sullivan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales
Died: 1985
 26 
Mongo Beti
(Writer)
Mongo Beti
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: 2001
 27 
Kathleen Ferrier
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Higher Walton, United Kingdom
Died: 1953
 28 
Miguel Grau Seminario
(Peruvian Naval Officer Who Played an Important Role in the Battle of Angamos)
Miguel Grau Seminario
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 27, 1834
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Piura
Died: 1879
 29 
Phyllis Calvert
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: 2002
 30 
Eric Lomax
(Writer, Screenwriter)
Eric Lomax
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 2012
 31 
Philip Chevron
(Singer-songwriter)
Philip Chevron
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2013
 32 
Emperor Fushimi
(92nd Emperor of Japan)
Emperor Fushimi
0
Birthdate: May 10, 1265
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1317
 33 
Vincenzo Peruggia
(Italian Museum Worker Best Known for Stealing the 'Mona Lisa' Painting on 21 August 1911)
Vincenzo Peruggia
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 8, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dumenza, Varese, Italy
Died: 1925
 34 
Jim Diamond
(Singer-songwriter)
Jim Diamond
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 2015
 35 
Akong Rinpoche
(Founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland)
Akong Rinpoche
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kham
Died: 2013
 36 
Cola Di Rienzo
(Politician)
Cola Di Rienzo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1313 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1354
 37 
Remedios Varo
(Spanish-Born Mexican Surrealist Artist)
Remedios Varo
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anglès, Spain
Died: 1963
 38 
Maria Konopnicka
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suwałki, Poland
Died: 1910
 39 
Constantine Andreou
(Was a Painter, Sculptor of Greek Origin)
Constantine Andreou
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 2007
Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1401
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Quesnoy, France
Died: 1436
 41 
François-Adrien Boïeldieu
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen
Died: 1834
 42 
Filippo Lippi
(Painter)
Filippo Lippi
1
Birthdate: 1406 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1469
 43 
Mikhail Alekseyev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vyazma, Russia
Died: 1918
 44 
Jacob Neusner
(Academic)
Jacob Neusner
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2016
 45 
Prescott Bush
(Former United States Senator from Connecticut (1952 - 1963))
Prescott Bush
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Sandra Wood Scarr
(Former Psychologist known for Heritability of IQ, Race and intelligence)
Sandra Wood Scarr
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 2021
 47 
Gus Kahn
(Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score composer)
Gus Kahn
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Koblenz
Died: 1941
 48 
Richard Whately
(British Philosopher, Economist, Theologian and Former Archbishop of Dublin)
Richard Whately
0
Birthdate: February 1, 1787
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cavendish Square, London, England
Died: 1863
 49 
Gabriel Marcel
(Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Literary critic, Musician, Music critic)
Gabriel Marcel
0
Birthdate: December 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1973
 50 
Ahmet Tevfik Pasha
(Former Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire)
Ahmet Tevfik Pasha
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 11, 1845
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 1936