August 6 Deaths

1
Rick James (1948-2004)
2
John Hughes (1950-2009)
3
Diego Velázquez (1599-1660)
4
Anthony Russo (1936-2008)
5
Yung Mazi (1985-2017)
6
John Wood (1930-2011)
7
Bob Miller (1939-1993)
8
Pope Paul VI (1897-1978)
9
Pete Fountain (1930-2016)
10
Emer Prevost (1982-2017)
11
Betty Cuthbert (1938-2017)
12
Darren Daulton (1962-2017)
13
Robert Nason Beck (1928-2008)
14
Harry Reasoner (1923-1991)
15
Joel Robuchon (1945-2018)
16
Alfredo Darrington Bowman (1933-2016)
17
Reed Howes (1900-1964)
18
Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931)
19
Ducky Holmes (1869-1932)
20
Domenico Modugno (1928-1994)
21
Ellen Axson Wilson (1860-1914)
22
Nancy Carroll (1903-1965)
23
Bronte Woodard (1940-1980)
24
Robert Hughes (1938-2012)
25
Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)
26
Preston Sturges (1898-1959)
27
Sushma Swaraj (1952-2019)
28
James Beck (1929-1973)
29
Kurt Kasznar (1913-1979)
30
Fulgencio Batista (1901-1973)
31
Marino Marini (1901-1980)
32
Cedric Hardwicke (1893-1964)
33
Willy DeVille (1950-2009)
34
Memphis Minnie (1897-1973)
35
Larry Adler (1914-2001)
36
Richard Bong (1920-1945)
37
Edward Durell Stone (1902-1978)
38
Tony Lazzeri (1903-1946)
39
Catfish Collins (1943-2010)
40
Forbes Burnham (1923-1985)
41
Austin Blair (1818-1894)
42
Paul Laxalt (1922-2018)
43
George Frederick Root (1820-1895)
44
Jorge Amado (1912-2001)
45
Everett Sloane (1909-1965)
46
Jacopo Sannazaro (1458-1530)
47
Ossie Clark (1942-1996)
48
Joan Trimble (1915-2000)