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2002Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962)

1945Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62

August 10th Deaths
Date Event
612
Sinsharishkun, Assyrian king 
BC
AD
258
Saint Lawrence, martyr 
794
Fastrada, 3rd wife of French King Charles the Great, dies at 30 
955
Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle 
1002
Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies 
1250
Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered 
1535
Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) 
1589
Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 
1628
Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned 
1637
Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (b. 1582) 
1653
Maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55 
1655
Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 
1717
Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies 
1723
Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (b. 1656) 
1730
Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74 
1759
Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 
1784
Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter and artist (b. 1713) 
1802
Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist, dies at 77 
1806
Johann Michael Haydn, composer, dies at 68 
1821
Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52 
1839
John St Aubyn, British fossil collector (b. 1758) 
1841
Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37 
1842
Captain William Hobson, first British Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi dies of a stroke aged 49 
1843
Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies 
1857
John Wilson Croker, politician 
1859
George Staunton, writer 
1861
Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 
1862
Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (b. 1829) 
1867
Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867 
1875
Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66 
1886
Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 
1886
Joseph M. Scriven, There Will Be Blood 
1896
Otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies 
1896
Otto Lilienthal,  
1902
George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies 
1904
Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies 
1905
Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged 
1906
Arnaldo Gandolini, Policarpo 
1910
Joe Gans, The Joe Gans-Battling Nelson Fight 
1911
Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70 
1913
Johannes Linnankoski, The Song of the Scarlet Flower 
1915
Henry Moseley, English physicist (b. 1887) 
1918
Erich Lowenhardt, Germany flying ace of World War I (b. 1897) 
1920
Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (b. 1835) 
1920
James O'Neill, The Count of Monte Cristo 
1921
John M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies 
1928
Rex Cherryman, American actor (b. 1897) 
1928
Rex Cherryman, Camille 
1928
Arthur J. Lamb, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 
1928
Hjalmar Selander, Herr Arnes pengar 
1929
Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 
1929
Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (b. 1878) 
1930
William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies 
1930
Irving Weil, Puppets 
1932
Slang, writer, dies 
1932
Rin Tin Tin, German shepherd dog (b. 1918) 
1933
Jean Malin, Dancing Lady 
1934
John Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73 
1934
George W. Hill, The Big House 
1937
Bernard K. Burns, The Woman on the Jury 
1938
Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73 
1938
Ernst Gronau, Genuine 
1939
J.E. Harold Terry, General Post 
1940
Hans Caspar von Zobeltitz, Kora Terry 
1940
Dorville, Don Quichotte 
1943
C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies 
1943
J Janzen, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies 
1943
J Posthuma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies 
1944
Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies 
1944
Richard Fiske, The Devil Commands 
1944
James D. Davis, On with the Show 
1945
Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62 
1945
Field Norton, Citizen Kane 
1945
Henry Norton, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 
1945
Robert H. Goddard,  
1945
Alexander G. Kenedi, A Likely Story 
1946
Léon Gaumont, La fée aux choux 
1947
Elmer Jerome, That's My Gal 
1948
E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 
1948
Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian(b. 1873) 
1948
Andrew Brown, Scottish football coach (b. 1870) 
1948
Montague Summers, English writer (b. 1880) 
1948
Lucille Bogan, Fried Green Tomatoes 
1949
Ludvík Ocenásek, Na pomoc Dohode 
1950
Khemchand Prakash, Mahal 
1950
Jeffrey Bernerd, Forgotten Women 
1950
Frederik Schyberg, Det sovende hus 
1951
Tony Gaudio, The Adventures of Robin Hood 
1951
Ella Reeve, The Passaic Textile Strike 
1951
Lew Meehan, The Man from Oklahoma 
1951
Hilmar Clausen, Lyset der svandt 
1952
Al Kunde, The Harvey Girls 
1953
Stanley Mann, Mrs. Miniver 
1953
Rowland G. Edwards, The Man from Yesterday 
1954
Florence Howard, Mrs. Parkington 
1954
Luis Rubinstein, New Port 
1954
Adia Kuznetzoff, For Whom the Bell Tolls 
1954
Robert Adair, The Prince and the Pauper 
1955
Jane Murfin, The Women 
1956
Félix Oudart, Utopia 
1956
Adél Marosi, My Husband's Getting Married 
1957
Ray Snyder, The Pearl of Death 
1957
Charles Neville Buck, The Runaway 
1957
Gisa Wurm, Das Ferienkind 
1958
Frank Demaree, baseball player (b. 1910) 
1958
Jean Perry, Passion's Pathway 
1959
Lafe McKee, Blue Steel 
1960
Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies 
1960
Frank Lloyd, director (Berkeley Square, Blood on the Sun), dies at 72 
1960
Oswald Veblin, mathematician 
1960
John Nesbitt, Our Old Car 
1961
Emily Rait, One Glorious Day 
1961
Géza von Bolváry, Opernball 
1961
Janet Manson, Cop Hater 
1962
Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 
1962
Ted Husing, Ridin' the Rails 
1963
Estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn), dies at 60 
1963
Patrick Kennedy, son of President Kennedy, dies at only 3 days 
1963
Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1877) 
1965
Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies 
1966
Felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79 
1966
Jacobus C Bloem, poet (Cinders), dies 
1966
Fulvio Palmieri, Gli eroi del doppio gioco 
1967
John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83 
1969
Leno LaBianca, American businessman (murdered) (b. 1925) 
1969
Rosemary LaBianca, American housewife (murdered) (b. 1930) 
1970
Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52 
1973
Douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57 
1974
Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64 
1974
Ivor Dean, British actor (Theatre of Death), dies at 57 
1975
Rosamond Burne, Love Among the Ruins 
1976
Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies 
1976
Ray "Crash" Corrigan, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), dies at 74 
1977
Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 
1977
Johan van Doorn, Herenleed 
1977
Oscar Law, Mesa of Lost Women 
1977
Vince Barnett, The Killers 
1978
Vladimir Vojtenko, Only Old Men Are Going to Battle 
1979
Dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69 
1979
Walther Gerlach, German Physicist (Stern—Gerlach effect) dies at 90 
1980
Freddy Koch, The Last Exploits of the Olsen Gang 
1981
Paul Flon, À la manière de Zorro 
1982
Arthur W. Cernitz, Balalaika 
1982
Jill Monroe, Consenting Adults 
1982
Sim Viva, Prince d'une nuit 
1982
William Henry, The Thin Man 
1982
Sandra Mara Herzer, Vera 
1983
Vojislav Nanovic, The Magic Sword 
1983
Mariya Stepanova, Pora tayozhnogo podsnezhnika 
1984
Virgil Partch, Duck Pimples 
1984
Michael Mulcaster, The Curse of Frankenstein 
1985
Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72 
1985
Kenny Baker, Stage Door Canteen 
1985
Nathan Barragar, Hondo 
1986
Ian Batchelor, Mighty Joe Young 
1986
Irina Pivovarova, Old Stair 
1986
Jacqueline Gadsdon, It 
1986
Janez Rohacek, Zadah tela 
1987
Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies 
1987
Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at 86 
1987
I W Able, CEO (United Steel Workers of America, 1965-77), dies at 87 
1987
Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies 
1987
Vera Allen, Another World 
1987
Karl-Erik Stark, Moon Over Hellesta 
1987
Carlos Ancira, Los mediocres 
1987
Conrad Thibault, The Jacques Fray Music Room 
1987
Raquel Torres, Duck Soup 
1987
Calvin Culver, Ginger 
1988
Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94 
1988
Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86 
1988
Adela Rogers St. Johns, A Free Soul 
1988
Guido Mannari, Caligula 
1989
Joseph Azar, Auliban, the Seller of Jokes 
1989
F.E. Hershey, Lazy Days 
1990
Richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies 
1990
Roque Espiritu, Bataan 
1990
David Martin,  
1990
Leszek Kowalewski, A Trip Down the River 
1990
Cookie Lavagetto, 1953 MLB All-Star Game 
1991
Josef Lipski, Polish politician, dies 
1991
Robin Bach, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 
1991
Buster Smith, The Last of the Blue Devils 
1991
Gordan Lederer, The Magician's Hat 
1991
Ivo Braak, Zehn Jahre und drei Tage 
1991
Jens Schrøder, The Girl and the Playboy 
1991
Jessie Robins, The Fearless Vampire Killers 
1992
Helena Nash, Park the Body 
1993
Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82 
1993
Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968) 
1993
Irene Sharaff, West Side Story 
1993
Eva Olmerová, Svatební cesta aneb Jeste ne, Evzene! 
1993
Euronymous,  
1993
Sylviane Aladin, La valse de Paris 
1993
Harold Fuhrman, Mrs. Doubtfire 
1993
Hajime Hana, Kaisha monogatari: Memories of You 
1993
Ken Englund, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 
1993
Louise Kaufman,  
1993
John Batten, The Great Game 
1993
Audrey Chapman, Daddy-Long-Legs 
1994
Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58 
1994
Kay Petre, early racing driver, dies at 91 
1994
Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao, murdered at 58 
1994
Boris Sitko, Zagovor obrechyonnykh 
1994
Jack Manolas, Citizen Kane 
1995
Fay Honey Knopp, activist, dies at 76 
1995
Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist, dies at 81 
1995
Florestan Fernandes, Raça Negra 
1995
Marcel Moussy, The 400 Blows 
1995
Josseline Gaël, Carnival of Sinners 
1995
Eric Underwood, Forrest Gump 
1996
Adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest, dies at 78 
1996
Rex Tucker, TV writer/director, dies at 83 
1996
Warren Berry, Lady Be Good 
1996
James Fleming, Africa 
1996
Rex Tucker, Triton 
1996
Liz Gebhardt, The Naked Civil Servant 
1996
Sylvan Levin, The Thief and the Hangman 
1997
Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43 
1997
Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (b. 1912) 
1997
Jean-Claude Lauzon, Léolo 
1997
Bert Gold, Voyage of the Rock Aliens 
1997
Conlon Nancarrow, Trimpin: The Sound of Invention 
1997
Alex Escarano, A Tribute to Pedro Zamora 
1997
Malú Gatica, Todo un caballero 
1997
Carlton Moss, The Negro Soldier 
1997
Jay Folb, Hawkeye Get Your Gun 
1997
Martin Ruderman, Toccata for Toy Trains 
1997
Marie-Soleil Tougas, L'homme idéal 
1998
Norma Calderón, The Naked Jungle 
1998
William Stelling, Doomed to Die 
1998
Yuri Leonidov, Morskoy okhotnik 
1999
Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India (b. 1899) 
1999
Jeanie Tomaini, Sideshow: Alive on the Inside 
1999
Kari Suomalainen, Kari's 9 Presidents 
1999
Manolo Escudero, Sol y toros 
1999
Ernst Bader, Naked 
1999
Anthony Radziwill, Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth 
1999
Jennifer Paterson, Fish & Shellfish 
2000
Gilbert Parkhouse, Former England cricketer (b. 1925) 
2000
Walter E. Lautenbacher, Stuttgart - Bilder einer liebenswerten Stadt 
2000
Vladimir Smirnov, Sbogom, priyateli! 
2000
Nadia Petrova, Arise, My Love 
2000
Joan Marsh, You're Telling Me! 
2001
Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (b. 1917) 
2001
Gari Minovitskaya, The Oppenheim Family 
2001
Sylvia Paatero, Suvinen satu 
2001
James F. Liles, The Fog 
2001
Stanislav Rostotskiy, A zori zdes tikhie 
2001
Lou Boudreau, Style of the Stars 
2001
Steve Brodie, Harry and the Hendersons 
2001
Salomón Laiter, Las puertas del paraíso 
2001
Werner Pirchner, 1809 Andreas Hofer - Die Freiheit des Adlers 
2001
Françoise Berd, A Special Day 
2002
Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962) 
2002
Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1926) 
2002
Nils Rikberg, Episode #1.4 
2002
Colin Eggleston, Long Weekend 
2002
Dominique Tirmont, Le Comte de Luxembourg 
2002
Ira Wheeler, The Killing Fields 
2002
Robert G. Hager, The Case of the Shapely Shadow 
2002
Doris Wishman, Double Agent 73 
2003
Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer 
2003
Constance Chapman, Clockwise 
2003
Börje Nilsson, Ungdom i bojor 
2003
Bill Perkins, Bullitt 
2003
Nicholas Brent, Episode #1.1 
2004
Dimitrij Plichta, Cezar a detektivi 
2004
Alan Cohen, Arnold 'Red' Auerbach 
2004
Zdenka Sulanová, Lízino stestí 
2004
Václav Lidl, Alice of Wonderland in Paris 
2005
Ilja Prachar, The Cremator 
2005
Edmund De Vierno, The Honeymooners: In Twenty-Five Words or Less 
2005
Roy Voris, Pacific: February 1942-July 1945 
2005
John Bryson, The Getaway 
2005
Jerry Stovin, Lolita 
2006
Irving São Paulo, A Muralha 
2006
Terence Soall, Georgy Girl 
2006
Stepan Oleksenko, Hamlet 
2006
Ronn Iverson, The Last Cowboy 
2006
Karen Murray, Glam Rock/Queer as Folk 
2006
Joshua M. Cooper, Call to Fly 
2007
Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American member of Tuskegee Airmen and civil rights activist (b. 1925) 
2007
James E. Faust, Second Councilor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (b. 1920) 
2007
Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950) 
2007
Anthony Redondo, Echo of a Killing 
2007
Daniel Farías, Episode #1.1 
2007
Tony Wilson, Behind the Scenes: Agatha Christie's Poirot 
2007
Vivien Fay, A Day at the Races 
2007
Michael Smidt, Around the World in 80 Days 
2007
E. Thomas Case, The Karate Kid 
2007
Chula, Klay World: Off the Table 
2008
Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942) 
2008
Dale Pitt, Conspiracy of Hearts 
2008
Harriet L. Stark, Slugs: The Movie 
2008
John Esmonde, Episode #1.7 
2008
Howard G. Minsky, Love Story 
2008
Isaac Hayes, Kill Bill: Vol. 1 
2008
Rana Fisher, Pomegranate 
2008
Chaim Banai, For My Father 
2008
Terence Rigby, Tomorrow Never Dies 
2009
Merlyn Mantle, Mantle 
2009
Istvánné Bíró, Fáklyaláng 
2009
Laundrea Thomas, The Heart Specialist 
2009
Sylvia Lennick, Kiss Mama Goodbye 
2009
Tyrone Suarez, Nights of Serafina 
2009
Lee Sweetland, Sliphorn King of Polaroo 
2010
Adam Stansfield, Professional footballer who played for Exeter City F.C. (b. 1978) 
2010
Clint Youngreen, Into the Wild 
2010
Kenny Endoso, Se7en 
2010
Jimi Vix, Exodus 
2010
Ben Hurst, I Just Want to Be Your Teddy Bear 
2010
Michael Balcanoff, What Doesn't Kill You 
2010
David L. Wolper, L.A. Confidential 
2010
Jimmy Reid, Jock: The Jock Stein Story 
2010
Armando Robles Godoy, En la selva no hay estrellas 
2010
Dana Dawson, Read Between the Lines 
2010
Nancy Freedman, Mrs. Mike 
2011
Lilia Michel, Vértigo 
2011
Billy Grammer, Episode #4.3 
2011
Arnaud Desjardins, Episode dated 23 June 1964 
2011
Billy Record, Bigfoot 
2011
Moraíto Chico, Flamenco 
2011
Jani Lane, When in Rome 
2012
Carlo Rambaldi, Italian Special effects artist, dies at 86 
2012
Al Freeman Jr, American actor, dies at 78 
2012
Irving Fein, 18 Again! 
2012
Carlo Rambaldi, Alien 
2013
Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84 
2013
Naura Hayden, The Angry Red Planet 
2013
Jonathan Dawson, The Legend of Fred Paterson 
2013
Eydie Gormé, Steve & Eydie Celebrate Irving Berlin 
2013
Jody Payne, Honeysuckle Rose 
2013
Kurt Müller-Graf, Liebe im September 
2013
Amy Wallace, Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer 
2013
Sergei Priselkov, Get Smart 
2014
Inese Jurjane, Zitaru dzimta 
2014
Ulla Wikander, A Cruise in the Albertina 
2014
Peter Chippindale, Chaos on the Airwaves 
2015
Zaira Arsenishvili, Oromtriali 
2015
Buddy Baker, Speedway 
2015
Sondra Gorney, The Producers 
2015
Biff Liff, Episode #1.5 
2015
Vladimir Solopov, Parol ne nuzhen 
2015
Endre Czeizel, Coming out 
2016
Britain's richest landlord Duke of Westminster Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor dies aged 64 
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