Famous Deaths for 6th August 2019

1645 – Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, English merchant, dies at 70
1661 РJacqueline-Marie-Ang̩lique Arnauld, French abbess (Port-Royal de Paris), dies at about 70
1718 – Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28
1886 – Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45
1895 – George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), dies at 74
1937 – Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76
1965 – Everett Sloane, American actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), dies of apparent suicide with barbiturates at 55
1966 – Cordwainer Smith, American writer (b. 1913)
1966 – Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53
1991 – Roland Michener, 20th Governor General of Canada (1967-74), dies at 91

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