Famous Deaths for 29th August 2021

1526 – Louis II, King of Hungary and Bohemia, dies in accident at 20
1780 – Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (b. 1713)
1821 – Horace Coignet, French singer and composer, dies at 86
1933 – Frank Cavanagh, American football player and coach, dies at 57
1941 – Jan Louis Guillaume Doornik, Dutch resistance fighter in France, executed at 36
1972 – Rene Leibowitz, Polish French composer, dies at 59
1976 – Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy, Family Affair), ODs at 18
1987 – Lee Marvin, American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), dies of a heart attack at 63
1994 – Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Indian journalist and world’s oldest and longest serving newspaper editor, dies at 93
2005 – Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills – “We Can Fly”), drowned during Hurricane Katrina at 50

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