Died On September 8th

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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.
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 1 
Queen Elizabeth II
(Queen of the United Kingdom from 1952 to 2022)
Queen Elizabeth II
232
Birthdate: April 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 2022
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Dorothy Dandridge
(The First African-American Film Star to be Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress,)
Dorothy Dandridge
19
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1965
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Shirley Jackson
(American Writer Known Primarily for Her Works of Horror and Mystery)
Shirley Jackson
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1965
 4 
Coolio
(Rapper Best Known for His Singles ‘Gangsta's Paradise’ and ‘My Soul’)
Coolio
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, U.S.
Died: 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Don Williams
(Singer-Songwriter)
Don Williams
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Floydada, Texas, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Richard Georg Strauss
(Considered a Leading Composer of The Late Romantic & Early Modern Eras)
Richard Georg Strauss
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1949
 7 
Leni Riefenstahl
(Film Director, Photographer and Actress Known for Her Seminal Role in Producing Nazi Propaganda)
Leni Riefenstahl
9
Birthdate: August 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2003
 8 
Zero Mostel
2
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 1977
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Hermann von Helmholtz
(Physicist and Physician)
Hermann von Helmholtz
1
Birthdate: August 31, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Potsdam
Died: 1894
 10 
Moondog
(Musician)
Moondog
1
Birthdate: May 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marysville,United States
Died: 1999
 11 
Rich Cronin
(Singer)
Rich Cronin
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roxbury, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
Andre Derain
(French Artist, Painter, Sculptor and Co-founder of 'Fauvism')
Andre Derain
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: 1954
 13 
Bud Collyer
(Voice actor, Actor)
Bud Collyer
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1969
 14 
Maria Carolina of Austria
(Queen consort of Naples)
Maria Carolina of Austria
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1752
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Died: 1814
 15 
Brad Davis
(Actor)
Brad Davis
5
Birthdate: November 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Died: 1991
 16 
Solomon Linda
(Former musician, singer and composer best known as the composer of the song)
Solomon Linda
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1909 AD
Birthplace: Pomeroy, South Africa
Died: 1962
 17 
Eileen Chang
(Chinese-born American Novelist, Essayist, and Screenwriter)
Eileen Chang
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 1995
 18 
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)
 19 
Victor Horta
(Architect)
Victor Horta
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: 1947
 20 
Aage Bohr
(Danish Nuclear Physicist and Winner of 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Aage Bohr
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2009
 21 
Peter Brock
(Racecar driver, Racing driver)
Peter Brock
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Epworth Hospital
Died: 2006
 22 
Hideki Yukawa
(Theoretical Physicist and the First Japanese to Receive the Nobel Prize)
Hideki Yukawa
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Azabu, Tokyo
Died: 1981
 23 
Alex North
(Composer)
Alex North
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1991
 24 
Chelsi Smith
(Beauty pageant Winner)
Chelsi Smith
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Redwood City, California, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Ann Lee
(Religious leader)
Ann Lee
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 29, 1736
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: 1784
 26 
Francisco de Quevedo
(Spanish Politician and One of the Greatest Poets of the Spanish Golden Age)
Francisco de Quevedo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1580
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1645
 27 
John Franklin Enders
(American Biomedical Scientist Regarded as 'Father of Modern Vaccines')
John Franklin Enders
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut
Died: 1985
 28 
Joaquín Andújar
(Baseball Pitcher)
Joaquín Andújar
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: 2015
 29 
Thomas Szasz
(Psychiatrist)
Thomas Szasz
1
Birthdate: April 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2012
 30 
Prince Buster
(Singer, Record producer, Composer)
Prince Buster
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston
Died: 2016
Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1967
 32 
Willard Libby
(American Physical Chemist Who Played an Important Role in the Development of Radiocarbon Dating)
Willard Libby
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grand Valley, Colorado, United States
Died: 1980
 33 
Hermann Staudinger
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Worms, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire
Died: 1965
 34 
S. Truett Cathy
(Business Person)
S. Truett Cathy
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, US
Died: 2014
 35 
Jerry Pournelle
(Fiction writer)
Jerry Pournelle
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2017
 36 
Roy Wilkins
(Civil rights activist who was the leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1964 to 1977)
Roy Wilkins
4
Birthdate: August 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 1981
 37 
Percy Spencer
(engineer, inventor)
Percy Spencer
1
Birthdate: July 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maine
Died: 1970
 38 
Carlo Gesualdo
(Composer)
Carlo Gesualdo
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 8, 1566
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venosa, Italy
Died: 1613
 39 
Ana Mendieta
(Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist)
Ana Mendieta
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana
Died: 1985
 40 
Leo IV the Khazar
0
Birthdate: January 25, 0750
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0780
 41 
Peter Claver
(Spanish Jesuit Missionary and Priest)
Peter Claver
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1580
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Verdú, Spain
Died: 1654
 42 
Alexandra David-Néel
(Belgian–French Explorer, Anarchist, Spiritualist, and Writer)
Alexandra David-Néel
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: 1969
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 43 
Gerald Wilson
(American musician)
Gerald Wilson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shelby, Mississippi
Died: 2014
 44 
Feroze Gandhi
(Political Leader)
Feroze Gandhi
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai
Died: 1960
 45 
William P. Fessenden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1806
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1869
 46 
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
Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1355
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodstock, England
Died: 1397
 48 
Johan Botha
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rustenburg, South Africa
Died: 2016
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 1780
 50 
Pope Sergius I
(Bishop of Rome from 15 December 687)
Pope Sergius I
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0650 AD
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: 0701