Famous Deaths for 28th August 2021

1528 – Pedro Navarro, Navarrese general and engineer (invented the land mine), dies (b. c. 1460)
1757 – David Hartley, English philosopher and Founder of the Associationist School of Psychology, dies at 51
1818 – Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies
1839 – William Smith, British geologist who is credited with creating the first nationwide geological map (Strata Identified by Organized Fossils), dies at 70
1964 – Lumsden Hare, Irish actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox, Young Bess), dies at 89
1981 – Béla Guttmann, Hungarian soccer midfielder (4 caps; MTK Hungária, Hakoah Wien) and coach (Benfica, AC Milan, FC Porto; Hungary, Austria, Netherlands, Italy, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal), dies at 82
1982 – Geoff Chubb, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 21 wickets; Border), dies at 71
1990 – Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske and Wiske), dies
1991 – Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies
2016 – Juan Gabriel [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, dies at 66

More Famous Deaths »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *