August 9 Deaths

1
Bernie Mac (1957-2008)
TV Actor
2
Sharon Tate (1943-1969)
Movie Actress
3
Jerry Garcia (1942-1995)
Rock Singer
4
Michael Brown (1996-2014)
5
Hugo Boss (1885-1948)
Fashion Designer
6
Kamala (1950-2020)
Wrestler
7
Gregory Hines (1946-2003)
Dancer
8
Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008)
Poet
9
Matthew McGrory (1973-2005)
Movie Actor
10
Raymond Briggs (1934-2022)
Cartoonist
11
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Composer
12
Frank Gifford (1930-2015)
Football Player
13
James Armistead Lafayette (1760-1830)
War Hero
14
Frankie Ruiz (1958-1998)
World Music Singer
15
Lewis Wilson (1920-2000)
Movie Actor
16
Abigail Folger (1943-1969)
17
James Van Allen (1914-2006)
Astronomer
18
Kevin Ward Jr. (1994-2014)
Race Car Driver
19
Alberts Kviesis (1881-1944)
Politician
20
Siti Sarah Raissuddin (1984-2021)
World Music Singer
21
Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919)
Biologist
22
Arnulfo Arias (1901-1988)
Politician
23
Sakhile Hlatshwayo (1998-2021)
World Music Singer
24
Harry Hillman (1881-1945)
Runner
25
Jay Sebring (1933-1969)
Entrepreneur
26
Pat Hitchcock (1928-2021)
Movie Actress
27
Chucky Thompson (1968-2021)
Music Producer
28
Alex Cord (1933-2021)
TV Actor
29
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)
Poet
30
Dorris Bowdon (1914-2005)
Movie Actress
31
Frank Whittle (1907-1996)
Pilot
32
Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936)
Journalist
33
Leroi Moore (1961-2008)
Saxophonist
34
Harry Davenport (1866-1949)
Movie Actor
35
Bob Jenkins (1947-2021)
TV Show Host
36
Edith Stein (1891-1942)
Religious Leader
37
Charles Keating (1941-2014)
TV Actor
38
James McLamore (1926-1996)
Entrepreneur
39
Johnny Logan (1927-2013)
Baseball Player
40
Ab Jenkins (1883-1956)
Race Car Driver
41
Edward Thorndike (1874-1949)
Psychologist
42
Edward Chapman (1901-1977)
Movie Actor
43
Ed Nelson (1928-2014)
Soap Opera Actor
44
Ted Stevens (1923-2010)
Politician
45
Leo Michelson (1887-1978)
Painter
46
Jasmine You (1979-2009)
Bassist
47
Charles Cros (1842-1888)
Poet
48
Charles Daniels (1885-1973)
Swimmer