Famous Deaths for 30th August 2019

1181 – Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies
1666 – Benedictus Carpzovius [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies at 71
1914 – Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
1914 – Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide
1943 – A[braham] Merritt, American sci-fi author (The Moon Pool, Burn Witch Bun ), dies from a heart attack at 58
1952 – Arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates and Dodgers), drowns
1985 – [Joseph Rudolph] Philly Joe Jones, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis Quintet), dies of a heart attack at 62
1985 – Taylor Caldwell [Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell], Anglo-American novelist (Dynasty of Death, Dear and Glorious Physician), dies at 84
1991 – Alan Wheatley, British actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies from a heart attack at 84
2004 – Fred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer (b. 1906)

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