Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 22-Aug
Died on This Day (22-Aug)
Bobby Dan Dillon was an American professional football player in the National Football League .
John Laird Abercrombie was an American jazz guitarist.
American jazz guitarist
Henriette Nanette "Jetty" Paerl was a Dutch singer and resistance member of Jewish origin.
Bengt Ingmar Lindroos was a Swedish architect. Lindroos started drafting houses for a local builder at the age of 17 years and received his formal education at the Royal Institute of Technology from 1942-45.
Sir Walter Angus Bethune was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.
Spiro Koleka was an important Albanian statesman, communist politician and a high-ranking military officer during World War II.
Albanian civil engineer
Stefan Ślopek was born on December 1, 1914 in Skawa near Kraków and died in Wrocław on 22 August 1995 and is buried in the Grabiszyński Cemetery in Wrocław.
James Smith "Mac" McDonnell was an American aviator, engineer, and businessman.
American aviation pioneer
Orvil A. Anderson
Major General Orvil Arson Anderson was a pioneer balloonist.
Anders Leonard Zorn was one of Sweden's foremost artists.
Krishna Reddy was an Indian printmaker, sculptor and teacher.
Indian printmaker and sculptor
Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans , known professionally as Toots Thielemans, was a Belgian jazz musician.
Belgian jazz musician
John Gilbert Layton was a Canadian politician who served as the leader of the Official Opposition.
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada
Luc Ferrari was a French composer of Italian heritage and a pioneer in musique concrète and electroacoustic music.
French composer of Italian heritage
María Magdalena Nile del Río was an Argentine professional singer and movie actress, better known as Imperio Argentina; she became a citizen of Spain in 1999.
Argentine-Spanish actress, singer
Edward W. Pattison
Edward Worthington Pattison was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
Andrzej Mostowski was a Polish mathematician. He is perhaps best remembered for the Mostowski collapse lemma.
Air Vice Marshal John Beresford Cole-Hamilton, was an airship pilot in the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and a senior Royal Air Force commander during the Second World War.
Royal Air Force air marshals
Marc Charles Sauria was a French chemist credited for inventing phosphorus-based matches in 1830–1831.