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History Deaths on August 06


Rick James
Rick James, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1948)

#Rick_James

Girolamo Fracastoro
Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)

#Girolamo_Fracastoro

Francesco I Gattilusio
Francesco I of Lesbos

#Francesco_I_Gattilusio

Ruggiero Ricci
Ruggiero Ricci, American violinist and educator (b. 1918)

#Ruggiero_Ricci

Ira C. Eaker
Ira C. Eaker, American general (b. 1896)

#Ira_C._Eaker

Bix Beiderbecke
Bix Beiderbecke, American cornet player, pianist, and composer (b. 1903)

#Bix_Beiderbecke

Eduard Hanslick
Eduard Hanslick, Austrian author and critic (b. 1825)

#Eduard_Hanslick

Pope Sixtus II
Pope Sixtus II

#Pope_Sixtus_II

Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke, English actor and director (b. 1893)

#Cedric_Hardwicke

Antoine Arnauld
Antoine Arnauld, French mathematician and philosopher (b. 1612)

#Antoine_Arnauld

Hiram Johnson
Hiram Johnson, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of California (b. 1866)

#Hiram_Johnson

Surendranath Banerjee
Surendranath Banerjee, Indian academic and politician (b. 1848)

#Surendranath_Banerjee

Jennie de la Montagnie Lozier
Jennie de la Montagnie Lozier, American physician (b. 1841)

#Jennie_de_la_Montagnie_Lozier

Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI (b. 1897)

#Pope_Paul_VI

Edsger W. Dijkstra
Edsger W. Dijkstra, Dutch physicist, computer scientist, and academic (b. 1930)

#Edsger_W._Dijkstra

Marwan II
Marwan II, Umayyad general and caliph (b. 688)

#Marwan_II

Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex
Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, English merchant and politician (b. 1575)

#Lionel_Cranfield,_1st_Earl_of_Middlesex

Richard Bong
Richard Bong, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1920)

#Richard_Bong

Riccardo Cassin
Riccardo Cassin, Italian mountaineer and author (b. 1909)

#Riccardo_Cassin

Robin Cook
Robin Cook, Scottish educator and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (b. 1946)

#Robin_Cook

Konstantin von Benckendorff
Konstantin von Benckendorff, Russian general and diplomat (b. 1785)

#Konstantin_von_Benckendorff

William Anstruther-Gray, Baron Kilmany
William Anstruther-Gray, Baron Kilmany, Scottish soldier and politician (b. 1905)

#William_Anstruther-Gray,_Baron_Kilmany

Stan Lynde
Stan Lynde, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)

#Stan_Lynde

Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel
Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel, Swiss lawyer and politician (b. 1811)

#Jean-Jacques_Challet-Venel

Roland Michener
Roland Michener, Canadian lawyer and politician, 20th Governor General of Canada (b. 1900)

#Roland_Michener

Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Ukrainian soldier and politician, 1st Hetman of Zaporizhian Host (b. 1595)

#Bohdan_Khmelnytsky

Darren Daulton
Darren Daulton, American baseball player (b. 1962)

#Darren_Daulton

John Woodland Hastings
John Woodland Hastings, American biochemist and academic (b. 1927)

#John_Woodland_Hastings

François de Harlay de Champvallon
François de Harlay de Champvallon, French archbishop (b. 1625)

#François_de_Harlay_de_Champvallon

James Springer White
James Springer White, American religious leader, co-founded the Seventh-day Adventist Church (b. 1821)

#James_Springer_White

Ladislaus of Naples
Ladislaus of Naples (b. 1377)

#Ladislaus_of_Naples

Theodor W. Adorno
Theodor W. Adorno, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1903)

#Theodor_W._Adorno

Richard Cragun
Richard Cragun, American-Brazilian ballet dancer and choreographer (b. 1944)

#Richard_Cragun

André Weil
André Weil, French-American mathematician and academic (b. 1906)

#André_Weil

Willy DeVille
Willy DeVille, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)

#Willy_DeVille

Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Bathurst
Henry Bathurst, 2nd Earl Bathurst, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1714)

#Henry_Bathurst,_2nd_Earl_Bathurst

Ralph Bryans
Ralph Bryans, Northern Irish motorcycle racer (b. 1941)

#Ralph_Bryans

Diego Velázquez
Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter and educator (b. 1599)

#Diego_Velázquez

Jacques Soustelle
Jacques Soustelle, French anthropologist and politician (b. 1912)

#Jacques_Soustelle

Edward Durell Stone
Edward Durell Stone, American architect, designed Radio City Music Hall and the Kennedy Center (b. 1902)

#Edward_Durell_Stone

Tjerk Hiddes de Vries
Tjerk Hiddes de Vries, Frisian naval hero and commander (b. 1622)

#Tjerk_Hiddes_de_Vries

Betty Cuthbert
Betty Cuthbert, Australian sprinter (b. 1938)

#Betty_Cuthbert

Forbes Burnham
Forbes Burnham, Guyanese politician, 2nd President of Guyana (b. 1923)

#Forbes_Burnham

Tony Lazzeri
Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player and coach (b. 1903)

#Tony_Lazzeri

Jorge Amado
Jorge Amado, Brazilian novelist and poet (b. 1912)

#Jorge_Amado

Tex Hughson
Tex Hughson, American baseball player (b. 1916)

#Tex_Hughson

Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro
Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro, Italian mathematician (b. 1853)

#Gregorio_Ricci-Curbastro

Joël Robuchon
Joël Robuchon, French Chef (b. 1945)

#Joël_Robuchon

Pope Callixtus III
Pope Callixtus III (b. 1378)

#Pope_Callixtus_III

Domenico Modugno
Domenico Modugno, Italian singer-songwriter and politician (b. 1928)

#Domenico_Modugno

Harry Reasoner
Harry Reasoner, American journalist, co-created 60 Minutes (b. 1923)

#Harry_Reasoner

Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona
Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona (b. 1113)

#Ramon_Berenguer_IV,_Count_of_Barcelona

Jerry Wolman
Jerry Wolman, American businessman (b. 1927)

#Jerry_Wolman

Georg Wilhelm Richmann
Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Estonian-Russian physicist and academic (b. 1711)

#Georg_Wilhelm_Richmann

Stephen V of Hungary
Stephen V of Hungary (b. 1239)

#Stephen_V_of_Hungary

Gregor Piatigorsky
Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian-American cellist and educator (b. 1903)

#Gregor_Piatigorsky

Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson, English poet and playwright (b. 1572)

#Ben_Jonson

Nikos Tsiforos
Nikos Tsiforos, Greek director and screenwriter (b. 1912)

#Nikos_Tsiforos

George Waterhouse (politician)
George Waterhouse, English-New Zealand politician, 7th Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1824)

#George_Waterhouse_(politician)

Shapour Bakhtiar
Shapour Bakhtiar, Iranian soldier and politician, 74th Prime Minister of Iran (b. 1915)

#Shapour_Bakhtiar

Saint Dominic
Saint Dominic, Spanish priest, founded the Dominican Order (b. 1170)

#Saint_Dominic

Orna Porat
Orna Porat, German-Israeli actress (b. 1924)

#Orna_Porat

Bernard Lovell
Bernard Lovell, English physicist and astronomer (b. 1913)

#Bernard_Lovell

Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1944)

#Marvin_Hamlisch

Jacopo Sannazaro
Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (b. 1458)

#Jacopo_Sannazaro

John Mason Neale
John Mason Neale, English priest, scholar, and hymnwriter (b. 1818)

#John_Mason_Neale

Ádám Mányoki
Ádám Mányoki, Hungarian painter (b. 1673)

#Ádám_Mányoki

Margaret Heckler
Margaret Heckler, American politician (b. 1931)

#Margaret_Heckler

Stefan Bastyr
Stefan Bastyr, Polish pilot and author (b. 1890)

#Stefan_Bastyr

Fulgencio Batista
Fulgencio Batista, Cuban colonel and politician, 9th President of Cuba (b. 1901)

#Fulgencio_Batista

Anya Krugovoy Silver, American poet (b. 1968)
Frederick R. Payne, Jr., American general and pilot (b. 1911)
Ray Hill, American football player (b. 1975)
Ananda W.P. Guruge, Sri Lankan scholar and diplomat (b. 1928)
Mava Lee Thomas, American baseball player (b. 1929)
Jeremy Geidt, English-American actor and educator (b. 1930)
Dan Roundfield, American basketball player (b. 1953)
Mark O'Donnell, American playwright (b. 1954)
Robert Hughes, Australian-American author and critic (b. 1938)
Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and educator (b. 1911)
John Hughes, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
Angelos Kitsos, Greek lawyer and author (b. 1934)
Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian guitarist (b. 1969)
Heinz Barth, German lieutenant (b. 1920)
Donald Justice, American poet and academic (b. 1925)
Julius Baker, American flute player and educator (b. 1915)
Dorothy Tutin, English actress (b. 1930)
Shan Ratnam, Sri Lankan physician and academic (b. 1928)
Wilhelm Mohnke, German general (b. 1911)
Adhar Kumar Chatterji, Indian Naval officer (b. 1914)
Shin Ki-ha, South Korean lawyer and politician (b. 1941)
Leszek B?a?y?ski, Polish boxer (b. 1949)
Emilio Fernández, Mexican actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1904)
Klaus Nomi, German singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1944)
Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen, German biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
Preston Sturges, American director, screenwriter, and playwright (b. 1898)
Betty Allan, Australian statistician and biometrician (b. 1905)
Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman and philanthropist (b. 1812)
Edward Walsh, Irish poet and songwriter (b. 1805)
James A. Bayard, American lawyer and politician (b. 1767)
John Snell, Scottish-English soldier and philanthropist, founded the Snell Exhibition (b. 1629)
Johannes Junius, German lawyer and politician (b. 1573)
Margherita of Durazzo, Queen consort of Charles III of Naples (b. 1347)
Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony and Bavaria (b. 1129)
Richard III, Duke of Normandy
Pope Hormisdas (b. 450)