Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 19-Aug
Died on This Day (19-Aug)
Regina Paz "Gina" La'O Lopez was a Filipino environmentalist and philanthropist who served as Secretary of the Philippines' Department of Environment and Natural Resources in an ad interim basis under President Rodrigo Duterte.
Brian Wilson Aldiss was an English writer and anthology editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories.
English sci fi writer
James Wright Foley was an American journalist and video reporter.
Anthony David Leighton Scott was an English film director and producer.
Dominic Angelo "Dom" Moselle was an American football defensive back and halfback who played in the National Football League during the early 1950s.
Player of American and Canadian football
Idi Amin Dada Oumee was an Uganda military officer who served as the from 1971 to 1979.
President of Uganda
Robert C. Frasure
Robert C. Frasure was an American diplomat and the first United States Ambassador to Estonia following Estonia's regained independence from the Soviet Union.
Otto Heinrich Frank was a German businessman who later became a resident of the Netherlands and Switzerland.
German-born father of Anne and Margot Frank
Paweł Jasienica was the pen name of Leon Lech Beynar , a Polish historian, journalist and soldier.
Polish historian, journalist and soldier
Eduard Salomon Frankfort was a Dutch Jewish painter during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
John Albert Riley Jr. was an American actor, comedian and writer.
American actor and comedian
Donna Lubertha Hightower was an American R&B, soul and jazz singer and songwriter, who recorded and released albums for the Decca and Capitol labels.
American soul singer
Janusz Kazimierz Kierzkowski was a Polish cyclist.
Polish racing cyclist
Bernardo Ibáñez Águila , was a Chilean schoolteacher and political figure.
Harry Frederick Oppenheimer was a prominent South African businessman, industrialist and philanthropist.
South african businessman
Bobby Reynolds was an American football player. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
American football player
Mark Neary Donohue Jr. , nicknamed "Captain Nice," and later "Dark Monohue," was an American racecar driver and engineer known for his ability to set up his own race car as well as driving it to victories.
American racing car driver
John Joseph "Jack" Marks was a Canadian professional Hockey player who played professional ice hockey from 1906 until 1920, including 2 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Wanderers, Torontos and Quebec Bulldogs.
Canadian ice hockey player
William Strong was an American jurist and politician.