August 17th Deaths

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August 17th, 2007 (August 17 2007)DeathBill Deedes, British journalist and politician (born in 1913)
August 17th, 2007 (August 17 2007)DeathEddie Griffin, American basketball player (born in 1982)
August 17th, 2005 (August 17 2005)DeathJohn Bahcall, American astrophysicist (born in 1934)
August 17th, 2004 (August 17 2004)DeathThea Astley, Australian writer (born in 1925)
August 17th, 2004 (August 17 2004)DeathGerard Souzay, French baritone (born in 1918)
August 17th, 1995 (August 17 1995)DeathHoward Koch, American screenwriter (born in 1902)
August 17th, 1995 (August 17 1995)DeathTed Whitten, Australian rules footballer (born in 1933)
August 17th, 1994 (August 17 1994)DeathLuigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver and team owner (NART; born in 1901)
August 17th, 1994 (August 17 1994)DeathJack Sharkey, American boxer (born in 1902)
August 17th, 1993 (August 17 1993)DeathFeng Kang, Chinese mathematician (born in 1920)
August 17th, 1992 (August 17 1992)DeathAl Parker, American adult film actor (born in 1952)
August 17th, 1990 (August 17 1990)DeathPearl Bailey, American singer and actress (born in 1918)
August 17th, 1988 (August 17 1988)DeathMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq, 6th President of Pakistan (born in 1924)
August 17th, 1988 (August 17 1988)DeathFranklin Delano Roosevelt Jr., son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States (born in 1914)Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
August 17th, 1988 (August 17 1988)DeathVictoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (born in 1935)
August 17th, 1987 (August 17 1987)DeathRudolf Hess, Nazi deputy (born in 1894)Rudolf Hess Quotes
August 17th, 1987 (August 17 1987)DeathShaike Ophir, Israeli actor (born in 1929)
August 17th, 1983 (August 17 1983)DeathIra Gershwin, American lyricist (born in 1896)Ira Gershwin Quotes
August 17th, 1979 (August 17 1979)DeathVivian Vance, American actress (born in 1909)
August 17th, 1973 (August 17 1973)DeathJean Barraque, French composer (born in 1928)
August 17th, 1973 (August 17 1973)DeathPaul Williams, American singer (The Temptations) (born in 1939)
August 17th, 1973 (August 17 1973)DeathConrad Aiken, American author (born in 1889)Conrad Aiken Quotes
August 17th, 1971 (August 17 1971)DeathWilhelm List, German field marshal (born in 1880)
August 17th, 1970 (August 17 1970)DeathRattana Pestonji, Thai filmmaker (born in 1908)
August 17th, 1969 (August 17 1969)DeathOtto Stern, German physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1888)
August 17th, 1962 (August 17 1962)DeathPeter Fechter trying to cross the Berlin Wall (born in 1944)
August 17th, 1954 (August 17 1954)DeathBilly Murray, American recording artist (born in 1877)
August 17th, 1949 (August 17 1949)DeathGregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (born in 1891)
August 17th, 1940 (August 17 1940)DeathBilly Fiske, American aviator and Olympic athlete (born in 1911)
August 17th, 1925 (August 17 1925)DeathIoan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (born in 1848)
August 17th, 1920 (August 17 1920)DeathRay Chapman, American baseball player (born in 1891)
August 17th, 1918 (August 17 1918)DeathMoisei Uritsky, Russian revolutionary (born in 1873)
August 17th, 1903 (August 17 1903)DeathHans Gude, Norwegian romanticist landscape painter (born in 1825)
August 17th, 1901 (August 17 1901)DeathEdmond Audran, French composer (born in 1842)
August 17th, 1896 (August 17 1896)DeathBridget Driscoll, world s first automobile fatality
August 17th, 1880 (August 17 1880)DeathOle Bull, Norwegian violinist (born in 1810)
August 17th, 1875 (August 17 1875)DeathWilhelm Bleek, German linguist (born in 1827)
August 17th, 1861 (August 17 1861)DeathAlcee Louis la Branche, American Politician (born in 1806)
August 17th, 1850 (August 17 1850)DeathDon Jose de San Martin, Argentine general (born in 1778)Jose de San Martin Quotes
August 17th, 1834 (August 17 1834)DeathHusein Gradascevic, Bosnian rebel leader (born in 1802)
August 17th, 1786 (August 17 1786)DeathKing Frederick II of Prussia (born in 1712) Frederick II of Prussia Quotes
August 17th, 1785 (August 17 1785)DeathJonathan Trumbull, Governor of the Colony and the state of Connecticut (born in 1710)
August 17th, 1723 (August 17 1723)DeathJoseph Bingham, English scholar (born in 1668)
August 17th, 1720 (August 17 1720)DeathAnne Lefevre, French scholar (born in 1654)
August 17th, 1676 (August 17 1676)DeathHans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen, German novelist (born in 1621)
August 17th, 1673 (August 17 1673)DeathRegnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist (born in 1641)
August 17th, 1657 (August 17 1657)DeathRobert Blake, British admiral (born in 1599)
August 17th, 1510 (August 17 1510)DeathEdmund Dudley, English statesman (born in 1462)
August 17th, 1304 (August 17 1304)DeathEmperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (born in 1243)
August 17th, 1153 (August 17 1153)DeathEustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (born in 1130)

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