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1946H. G. Wells, English writer, dies at 79

1995Mickey Mantle, baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

August 13th Deaths
Date Event
586
St. Radegund, Frankish princess, wife of Clotaire I and founder of the Convent of Our Lady of Poitiers. 
662
Maximus Confessor, Greek theologist/crusader, dies 
900
Zwentibold, king of Lutherans (895-900), dies in battle at 29 
1134
Irene of Hungary [Piroska], Byzantine empress, dies at 46 
1191
Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies 
1278
Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65 
1382
Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (b. 1358) 
1523
Gerard David, Flemish painter 
1617
Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (b. 1540) 
1637
Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/government leader (OIC), dies 
1667
Jeremy Taylor, Irish author and bishop (b. 1613) 
1674
Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet, dies at 35 
1686
Louis Maimbourg, French-born historian (b. 1610) 
1721
Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (b. 1665) 
1744
John Cruger, Dutch-born Mayor of New York (b. 1678) 
1749
J E Schlegel, writer, dies 
1762
John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64 
1787
Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies 
1808
Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 
1826
René Laënnec, French physician (b. 1781) 
1841
Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer, dies 
1860
Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies 
1863
Eugène Delacroix, French painter (b. 1798) 
1865
Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist, dies at 47 
1886
Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 
1895
Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies 
1896
John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67 
1897
Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63 
1907
Billy Edwards, Billy Edwards and the Unknown 
1908
Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 
1910
Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90 
1910
Florence Nightingale, Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years 
1912
Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70 
1912
Jules Massenet, Transamerica 
1913
F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies 
1916
Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61 
1924
Julian Aguirre, composer, dies at 56 
1927
James Curwood, US journalist/writer (Valley of Silent Men), dies at 49 
1927
James Oliver Curwood, The Bear 
1928
Fernand de La Tombelle, composer, dies at 74 
1931
Lester Lonergan, Seven Faces 
1933
Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer, dies at 80 
1934
Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Corrida de Ignacio Sanchez Mejias y Vicente Segura del domingo 13 
1937
Arthur Plunkett, English civil engineer (b. 1890) 
1938
Grit Haid, Man schenkt sich Rosen, wenn man verliebt ist 
1938
Robert Johnson, The Wolf of Wall Street 
1939
Charlton Andrews, Bluebeard's Eighth Wife 
1940
George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 
1940
George C. Pearce, The Pointed Finger 
1941
Lily Gottschalksen, Digterens drøm 
1941
J. Stuart Blackton, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics 
1942
E.H. Allen, Pardon My Pups 
1944
Tadeusz Konczynski, Karczma na rozdrozu 
1944
Józef Orwid, Pietro wyzej 
1946
H[erbert] G[eorge] Wells, sci-fi author (Time Machine), dies at 79 
1946
Valery Viktorovich Zhelobinsky, composer, dies at 33 
1946
H. G. Wells, English writer, dies at 79 
1946
Bill Durant, Gunga Din 
1946
H.G. Wells, War of the Worlds 
1946
Valeri Zhelobinsky, Marriage 
1946
Vera Lindstrøm, The Great Bank Robbery 
1947
Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies 
1947
George Godfrey, Old Ironsides 
1947
Marthe Mellot, The Last Billionaire 
1948
Edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62 
1948
Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (b. 1897) 
1948
Elaine Hammerstein, Paint and Powder 
1948
Edwin Maxwell, His Girl Friday 
1951
Arthur Margetson, Sherlock Holmes Faces Death 
1952
Perry Smith, Railroaded! 
1953
Dmitri Arakishvili, composer, dies at 80 
1953
Dimitri Arakishvili, Jurgais pari 
1953
Paul Kemp, M 
1953
Ryszard Ordynski, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 
1954
Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71 
1954
Earle Ozman, Night in Paradise 
1954
Sandra Ravel, The Distant Voice 
1954
Fyodor Grigoryev, Pravda - khorosho, a schaste luchshe 
1955
John Klenner, Raging Bull 
1955
William R. Schmidt, All Quiet on the Western Front 
1956
Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies 
1956
Sven Relander, Varuskunnan 'pikku' morsian 
1956
Jess Ivey, Should Ladies Behave 
1957
Harry Revier, Child Bride 
1958
Otto Witte, acrobat and, purportedly, King of Albania (b. 1868) 
1958
Vingie E. Roe, A Perilous Journey 
1959
Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57 
1959
Paul Bristow, Stingaree 
1960
Herbert Ashton, Me, Gangster 
1960
Beulah Poynter, The Little Girl That He Forgot 
1961
Adeline De Walt Reynolds, actress (Son of Dracula), dies at 78 
1964
Peter Anthony Allen is the last person executed (for murder) in England and United Kingdom at Walton Prison, Liverpool 
1965
Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899) 
1967
Jane Darwell, actress (Girls in Prison), dies of heart attack at 87 
1967
Roger Emerson Garris, Smallpox 
1970
Viktor Nikolayevich Trambitsky, composer, dies at 75 
1971
King Curtis, [Curtis Ousley], US musician, murdered at 37 
1972
George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78 
1972
Édouard Harispuru, Le Plaisir 
1973
Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 
1974
Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies 
1974
Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Pray for the Wanderer), dies at 76 
1974
Compton Bennett, King Solomon's Mines 
1976
Viktor Tourjansky, Herod the Great 
1976
Robert North, In Old California 
1977
Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies 
1978
Ferenc Kiss, Az aranyember 
1980
Jack Baur, Papillon 
1980
May Sherman, Whoso Is Without Sin 
1981
José Baviera, The Exterminating Angel 
1981
Mushegh Sarvari, The Bloody Moonlight 
1982
Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70 
1982
Joe E Ross, comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 77 
1982
Joe Tex, [Joseph Arrington Jr], singer (Getting Scarce), dies at 49 
1982
Joe Tex, American singer and songwriter (b. 1933) 
1982
Charles Walters, High Society 
1982
Bjarne Andersen, Nødlanding 
1982
Joe E. Ross, The Love Bug 
1983
Curt Hammarberg, Sailors 
1983
Zdenek Liska, The Shop on Main Street 
1983
Robert Bailey, Jitterbugs 
1983
Paul Tanashian, The Great Skycopter Rescue 
1983
Paul Herbert Freyer, Ein Kinderheim 
1984
Clyde Cook, actor (Dawn Patrol, Jazz Heaven), dies in his sleep at 92 
1984
Henryk Rostworowski, Jej powrót 
1984
Leif Henie, Thin Ice 
1984
Alberto Lupo, The Agony and the Ecstasy 
1984
Tigran Petrosian,  
1984
Stefan Weiß, The Bridges of Madison County 
1984
Clyde Cook, The Docks of New York 
1984
Mieczyslaw Cybulski, Dziewczyna szuka milosci 
1984
Chester Hale, A Night at the Opera 
1984
Zbigniew Kubikowski, Katastrofa 
1985
Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67 
1985
Slobodan Aligrudic, Do You Remember Dolly Bell? 
1985
Lucien Charbonnier, The Departure 
1985
Arline Anderson, Slay, Gypsy, Slay 
1985
Dana Balounová, The Three Veterans 
1985
Craig E. Earle, Start Cheering 
1986
Helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies 
1986
Helen Mack, His Girl Friday 
1986
Mãe Menininha do Gantois, Tenda dos Milagres 
1986
Way Bandy, Lipstick 
1986
Joe Bolton, In the Swim 
1986
A. Viruly, Vliegtuig in gevaar 
1987
Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72 
1987
Nico Pepe, Bitter Rice 
1988
Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88 
1988
Edward Bennett Williams, The Trial Lawyer 
1988
Jack Sobel, Thieves Fall Out 
1988
Gajanan Jagirdar, Guide 
1989
Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS 
1989
Larkin Smith, U.S. Representative from Mississippi (b. 1944) 
1989
Hugo del Carril, Dark River 
1989
Jack Paul, A Modern Mother Goose 
1989
Roldano Lupi, Flesh Will Surrender 
1989
Tim Richmond, Stroker Ace 
1990
Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86 
1990
Caridad Bravo Adams, Corazón salvaje 
1990
Frances Dinsmoor, Black Cats and Broomsticks 
1990
Jimmy Starr, The Corpse Came C.O.D. 
1991
Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65 
1991
James Roosevelt, Pot o' Gold 
1992
Bill Elverman, playwright/actor (After Hours), dies at 40 
1992
Clifford Allison, US stock-car racer, dies in an accident 
1992
David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia 
1992
Jan Elburg, [Joannes G], poet (Geen letterheren), dies 
1992
Eduardo Calvo, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown 
1992
Milton Gittleman, Wanda 
1992
Sam Schwartz, The Cemetery Club 
1992
Al Wyatt Sr., Fast Times at Ridgemont High 
1993
Harry Cole, Episode #7.5 
1993
Andrzej Stockinger, Teddy Bear 
1993
Margarita Padín, I, the Worst of All 
1994
Manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59 
1994
Pietro Buttitta, Smell of Flesh 
1994
Judge Henry Dupree, The Killer Shrews 
1994
Sylvelin Långholm, Ryöstö Seraljista 
1994
Manfred Wörner, Manfred Wörner 
1994
Ferenc Örsi, Patyolat akció 
1994
Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, Cry, the Beloved Country 
1994
Raogopalrao, Pranam Kareedu 
1995
Alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33 
1995
Jesse Thomas, blues singer, dies at 84 
1995
Mickey Mantle, baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63 
1995
Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81 
1995
Jan Křesadlo, Czech-born writer (b. 1926) 
1995
Hanna Waag, Lady Windermeres Fächer 
1995
Mickey Mantle, Safe at Home! 
1995
Pierre-Jakez Helias, The Horse of Pride 
1995
Reiner Brönneke, An einem Wochenende 
1996
Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, soldier/polititican, dies at 86 
1996
Antonio de Spinola, general of Portugal, dies 
1996
Christopher John Gray, priest, dies at 42 
1996
David Randall, priest, dies at 49 
1996
David Tudor, composer, dies at 70 
1996
Tom Mees, ESPN sports anchors (NHL), drowns at 46 
1996
W Gordon Smith, playwright, dies at 67 
1996
Andy Mantegna, Plunge 
1996
Daniela Makulska, Cien juz niedaleko 
1996
David Tudor, John Cage: I Have Nothing to Say and I Am Saying It 
1996
António de Spínola, Deus Pátria Autoridade 
1997
Houseley Stevenson Jr., Walking Tall 
1997
Marjorie L. Sigley, Friend or Foe 
1997
James Starbuck, Episode #3.4 
1998
Julien Green, American novelist (b. 1900) 
1998
Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (b. 1934) 
1998
Vjenceslav Oreskovic, Predstava 'Hamleta' u Mrdusi Donjoj 
1998
Nino Ferrer, The Dreamers 
1998
Don Zavin, St. Helens 
1998
Liam De Paor, These Stones Remain 
1998
Julien Green, Dark Journey 
1998
Tian-Lu Li, The Puppetmaster 
1999
Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian, murdered (b. 1960) 
1999
Charles Macaulay, Splash 
1999
Hans Poppe, Jadup und Boel 
1999
Herberto Sales, Cascalho 
1999
John Geering, The BFG 
1999
Maria Krüger, Godzina pasowej rózy 
2000
Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (b. 1965) 
2000
Bjørg Riiser-Larsen, Døden er et kjærtegn 
2000
Terence Feely, The Lady and the Highwayman 
2000
John Woodcock, El Dorado 
2000
Nazia Hasan, Qurbani 
2001
Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (b. 1947) 
2001
Sally Gracie, One Life to Live 
2001
Richard Shorr, Die Hard 
2001
René Berthier, Le Cercle Rouge 
2002
Norman Jolley, The Strange Doctor Lorenz 
2002
Alexander Klein, The Counterfeit Traitor 
2002
Hans Falar, Hinzelmeier 
2003
Ed Townsend, American songwriter and producer (b. 1929) 
2003
Kazim Kartal, Haydi bastir 
2003
Ed Townsend, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 
2003
Sergei Milovanov, Chelovek s akkordeonom 
2003
Herbert Senn, Macbeth 
2003
Charles Devens, New York Yankees: Part 2 
2004
Julia Child, American chef and television personality (b. 1912) 
2004
Julia Child, Julie & Julia 
2004
Lýdur Thrastarson, Welcome to LazyTown 
2004
Shane Ballard, Citizen Shane 
2004
Zofia Slaboszowska, Gdzie jestes, Luizo? 
2004
Josef Paul Kleihues, Berlin Babylon 
2004
Martin Becker, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 
2004
Claus Strandberg, The Idiots 
2005
David Lange, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1942) 
2005
Armand Deutsch, The Magnificent Yankee 
2005
Francisco Milani, O Coronel e o Lobisomem 
2005
Miguel Arraes, O Evangelho Segundo Teotônio 
2005
James W. Gavin, Assassins 
2005
David Lange, Mr Neal Is Entitled to Be an Agitator 
2006
Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933) 
2006
Payao Poontarat, Thai Olympic boxer (b. 1957) 
2006
Abraham Grossman, Terror by Night 
2006
Roberto Ariganello, Lotería 
2006
Jérôme Nicolin, Cyrano de Bergerac 
2006
Norman Tate, Pinocchio 
2006
Dan Young, Shipwrecked 
2006
Lance Gunnin, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 
2006
Tony Jay, Beauty and the Beast 
2007
Brian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (b. 1964) 
2007
Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (b. 1902) 
2007
Yone Minagawa, Japanese woman, oldest person (114) (b. 1893) 
2007
Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1917) 
2007
Paul Boyd, Pop Goes the Ed/Over Your Ed 
2007
Mrs. Vincent Astor, Bill Cunningham New York 
2007
Phil Rizzuto, Game 5 
2007
Brian Adams, WrestleMania IX 
2007
Joe Van Slyke, Hoodlum 
2007
Antony Marsh, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble 
2007
Erni Wilhelmi, Der Panamaskandal 
2007
Geoffrey Wilkinson, Brideshead Revisited 
2008
Bill Gwatney, American political figure (b. 1959) 
2008
Dino Toso, American Formula-1 engineer (b. 1969) 
2008
Jack Weil, American oldest working CEO (b. 1901) 
2008
Sandy Allen, American second-tallest woman in the world (b. 1955) 
2008
Henri Cartan, French Mathematician 
2008
Marika Morgan, Deadly Matrimony 
2008
Henryk Kucharski, When Angels Fall 
2008
Sandra Elaine Allen, Being Different 
2008
Henri Cartan, Henri Cartan, une vie de mathématicien 
2009
Tim Murphy, The Trench 
2009
Gisela Griffel, Dangerous Guests 
2009
Allen Shellenberger, American Pie 2 
2009
John Bentley, Submarine Seahawk 
2009
Sherwood Cryer, Urban Cowboy 
2009
Anna Nawrocka, Dziewce z ciortem 
2010
Lance Cade, American professional wrestler (b. 1981) 
2010
Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (b. 1919) 
2010
Edward Kean, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 
2010
Edwin Newman, The Pelican Brief 
2010
Esteban Jordan, True Stories 
2010
Pertti Palo, Night by the Seashore 
2010
Claude Klotz, The Hairdresser's Husband 
2010
Garrison Cade, Episode dated 23 November 2007 
2011
Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish musician (b. 1952) 
2011
Scott W. Lawler, A Quick and Dirty Experience 
2011
Topi Sorsakoski, Estradilla: Topi Sorsakoski - kulkukoira 
2011
Jesús del Pozo, All Men Are the Same 
2011
Ellen Winther Lembourn, The Son from Vingaarden 
2011
Tareque Masud, Matir moina 
2011
Vic Dunlop, Breakfast of Aliens 
2011
Jaanus Orgulas, Naughty Curves 
2011
Golden Jade, GoldenRod 
2012
Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher, dies at 90 
2012
Johnny Pesky, American baseball player and manager, dies at 92 
2012
Kathi Goertzen, Up from the Ashes 
2012
Johnny Pesky, The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship 
2012
Nellie Gray, Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion 
2012
Deborah Scaling-Kiley, Two Came Back 
2012
Helen Gurley Brown, Jacqueline Susann 
2012
Joan Roberts, Suppressed Desires 
2012
Brianna Gardner, Salt Lake City and Dallas 
2012
Annie Kuebler, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life 
2012
Alicja Bienicewicz, Camera Buff 
2013
Tompall Glaser, American country singer, dies at 79 
2013
Brett Dicker, Apocalypse Now 
2013
Maurice Mendoza, The Song of Guitardo 
2013
Kris Biantoro, Atheis 
2013
Lothar Bisky, Freundschaft! - Die freie deutsche Jugend 
2013
Mieczyslaw Ziobrowski, Sól ziemi czarnej 
2013
Tompall Glaser, Another 48 Hrs. 
2014
Frans Brüggen, Autumn Sonata 
2014
Dorothy Schwieder, Country School: One Room - One Nation 
2014
Zbigniew Wolski, Birth of a Ship 
2014
Werner Franz, Titanic der Lüfte - Die letzte Fahrt der Hindenburg 
2014
Emídio Rangel, Amo-te, Teresa 
2014
Eduardo Campos, Episode dated 11 November 2013 
2014
Alan Landsburg, Jaws 3-D 
2014
Vyacheslav Leonov, Khleb - imya sushchestvitelnoe 
2014
Columba Domínguez, Pueblerina 
2014
Edith Flagg, Ballooning Assets 
2015
Pierre Jansen, Le Boucher 
2015
Morgan Toft, Requiem for a Chessplayer 
2015
Robyn Beeche, I Am Divine 
2015
David Forest, Naked Fame 
2015
Susan Newhouse, Paris Is Burning 
2015
Richard Manginsay, The Simpsons Movie 
2016
Serbian painter Ljuba Popovic dies aged 82 
2016
Pakistan cricketer Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81 
2016
Former Tamil Nadu minister Sarguna Pandian dies aged 75 
2017
NHL Legend Bryan Murray Dies From Cancer At 74 
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