Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 07-Aug
Died on This Day (07-Aug)
David Cloud Berman was an American musician, singer, poet and cartoonist best known for his work founding and fronting the indie-rock band the Silver Jews.
Haruo Nakajima was a Japanese actor best known for playing Godzilla in twelve consecutive films, starting from the original Godzilla until Godzilla vs.
Almir Izmailovich Kayumov was a Russian football player and referee.
Harri Hermanni Holkeri was a Finnish statesman representing the National Coalition Party of Finland .
Prime Minister of Finland
Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings was a Canadian-American journalist who served as the sole anchor of ABC World News Tonight from 1983 until his death from lung cancer in 2005.
Maurice Joseph "Mickey" McDermott, Jr. was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
American baseball player and coach
George C. Thomson
George Campbell "Bottles" Thomson was an American football player, lawyer and banker.
American football player
John Calder "Jack" Marshall was a Canadian professional ice hockey player.
Canadian ice hockey defenceman
Alexander Stirling MacMillan
Alexander S. MacMillan was a Nova Scotia politician and businessman, the province's 13th premier.
Adolf Arnold Louis Palander af Vega was a Swedish naval officer, mostly remembered as the captain on Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld's Vega expedition, the first successful attempt to navigate the Northeast Passage.
Stanley Mikita was a Slovak-born Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, generally regarded as the best centre of the 1960s.
Slovak/Canadian professional ice hockey player
Frances Oldham Kelsey
Frances Kathleen Oldham Kelsey, CM was a Canadian-American pharmacologist and physician.
Canadian pharmacologist and physician
Anna Maria Piaggi was an Italian fashion writer and style icon.
Italian fashion writer
Alex Johns was an American film and television producer.
Paul Neal "Red" Adair was an American oil well firefighter.
Oil well firefighter
Stan Keller was an American bandleader, composer, arranger, and woodwind player who led his own orchestra — Stan Keller and His Orchestra.
B. F. Zeidman
B. F. Zeidman was a Hollywood film producer whose long film career began while he was still in his teens during the era of silent film.
American film producer
Luis Ángel Firpo
Luis Ángel Firpo was an Argentine boxer.Born in Junín, Argentina, he was nicknamed The Wild Bull of the Pampas.
Robert Hayes "Bobby" Veach was an American baseball player from 1910 to 1930 including 14 seasons in the major leagues.
American baseball player
Maria Anna Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi Levoy was an imperial French princess and sister of Napoleon Bonaparte.