Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 24-Aug
Died on This Day (24-Aug)
Sidney Rittenberg was an American journalist, scholar, and Chinese linguist who lived in China from 1944 to 1980.
Jay Thomas was an American actor, comedian, and radio personality.
American actor, comedian
Justin Boyd Wilson was a British professional open-wheel racing driver who competed in Formula One in 2003, the Champ Car World Series from 2004 to 2007 and the IndyCar Series from 2008 to 2015.
British professional open-wheel racing driver
Félix Miélli Venerando
Félix Miélli Venerando was a football player from Brazil, more commonly known as Félix.
William B. Saxbe
William Bart "Bill" Saxbe was an American politician affiliated with the Republican Party, who served as a U.
Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger , also known by his Arabic name Mubarak bin London was a British military officer, explorer, and writer, best known for his travelogue Arabian Sands.
Mirel Iacob is a Romanian kickboxer who competes in the light heavyweight division.
Karateka and kickboxer
Sergei Donatovich Dovlatov-Mechik was a Soviet journalist and writer.
Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey
Brigadier Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey, VC, MC was an Irish Canadian soldier and rugby union player.
Recipient of the Victoria Cross
Albert F. Mummery
Albert Frederick Mummery , was an English mountaineer and author.
British mountain climber
Robin Douglas Leach was an English entertainment reporter and writer from London.
English entertainment reporter
Walter Scheel ; 8 July 1919 – 24 August 2016) was a German politician.
Chancellor of Germany
Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, was an English actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur.
Clemente José Carlos de Gouvea Isnard, O.S.B. was a Brazilian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying , where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief.
James Hoyt Wilhelm , nicknamed "Old Sarge", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher with the New York Giants, St.
Gary Evan Crosby was an American singer and actor.
American actor and singer
Paul Creston was an Italian American composer of classical music.
Alfred Salter was a British medical practitioner and Labour Party politician.
Edwin Gray Lee
Edwin Gray Lee was an American soldier from Virginia and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War.
Confederate Army general