Died On September 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on September 8. The list includes people like Dorothy Dandridge, Hermann von Helmholtz, Willard Libby, Hideki Yukawa, Hermann Staudinger. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, composers, priests and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Austria & Spain 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 

Dorothy Dandridge
14
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1965

 2 

Shirley Jackson
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1965

 3 
Don Williams
(Singer-Songwriter)

Don Williams
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Floydada, Texas, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 
Feroze Gandhi
(Political Leader)

Feroze Gandhi
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: 1960

 5 
Leni Riefenstahl
(Film Director)

Leni Riefenstahl
4
Birthdate: August 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2003

 6 
Richard Georg Strauss
(Considered a Leading Composer of The Late Romantic & Early Modern Eras)

Richard Georg Strauss
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1949

 7 

Zero Mostel
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 1977
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 
Hermann von Helmholtz
(Physicist and Physician)

Hermann von Helmholtz
0
Birthdate: August 31, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Potsdam
Died: 1894

 9 
Moondog
(Musician)

Moondog
0
Birthdate: May 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marysville,United States
Died: 1999

 10 
Rich Cronin
(Singer)

Rich Cronin
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 11 
Solomon Linda
(Former musician, singer and composer best known as the composer of the song)

Solomon Linda
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1909 AD
Birthplace: Pomeroy, South Africa
Died: 1962

 12 
Peter Brock
(Racecar driver, Racing driver)

Peter Brock
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Epworth Hospital
Died: 2006

Maria Carolina of Austria
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1752
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1814

 14 
Andre Derain
(Artist)

Andre Derain
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: 1954

 15 
Bud Collyer
(Voice actor, Actor)

Bud Collyer
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1969

 16 
Zhang Ailing
(Writer)

Zhang Ailing
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 1995

 17 
Aage Bohr
(Physicist)

Aage Bohr
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2009

 18 
Ann Lee
(Religious leader)

Ann Lee
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 29, 1736
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: 1784

 19 
Hideki Yukawa
(Physicist)

Hideki Yukawa
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Azabu, Tokyo
Died: 1981

 20 
Ana Mendieta
(Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist)

Ana Mendieta
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana
Died: 1985

 21 
Jerry Pournelle
(Fiction writer)

Jerry Pournelle
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2017

 22 
Chelsi Smith
(Beauty pageant Winner)

Chelsi Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Redwood City, California, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 23 
Marvin Barnes
(Basketball Player)

Marvin Barnes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 24 
Willard Libby
(Chemist)

Willard Libby
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grand Valley, Colorado, United States
Died: 1980

 25 
John Franklin Enders
(The Father of Modern Vaccines)

John Franklin Enders
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut
Died: 1985

 26 
Alex North
(Composer)

Alex North
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991

 27 
Roy Wilkins
(Civil rights activist who was the leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1964 to 1977)

Roy Wilkins
1
Birthdate: August 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1981

 28 

Hermann Staudinger
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Worms, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
Died: 1965

 29 

Alexandra David-Néel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: 1969
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 30 
Peter Claver
(Priest)

Peter Claver
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1580
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Catalonia, Spain
Died: 1654

 31 
Victor Horta
(Architect)

Victor Horta
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: 1947

Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1967

 33 

Francisco de Quevedo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1580
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1645

 34 
Joaquín Andújar
(Baseball Pitcher)

Joaquín Andújar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: 2015

 35 
Gulmurod Khalimov
(Military commander)

Gulmurod Khalimov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Varzob, Tajikistan
Died: 2017

 36 
Bai Juyi
(Poet)

Bai Juyi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 3, 0772
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Taiyuan
Died: 0846

 37 
Gerald Wilson
(American musician)

Gerald Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shelby, Mississippi
Died: 2014

 38 
Julius Fučík
(Czech Revolutionary and National Hero)

Julius Fučík
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 1943

 39 
S. Truett Cathy
(Business Person)

S. Truett Cathy
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, US
Died: 2014

 40 
Ram Jethmalani
(Lawyer, Politician)

Ram Jethmalani
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shikarpur, Pakistan
Died: 2019

 41 

Johan Botha
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rustenburg, South Africa
Died: 2016

 42 

William P. Fessenden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1806
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1869

 43 

Christian von Ehrenfels
0
Birthdate: June 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1932

 44 
Greta Zimmer Friedman
(Dental assistant)

Greta Zimmer Friedman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 5, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: 2016

Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 1780

 46 
Adnan Farhan Abd Al Latif
(Extrajudicial prisoners)

Adnan Farhan Abd Al Latif
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1981 AD
Birthplace: Al Udayn District, Yemen
Died: 2012

 47 
Johnnie Parsons
(Formula One driver)

Johnnie Parsons
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: 1984

 48 
Marco Siffredi
(Snowboarder)

Marco Siffredi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chamonix, France
Died: 2002

Ulrich Wilhelm Graf Schwerin von Schwanenfeld
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1944

 50 

Ljubisa Samardzic
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)