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1903Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81

1955Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi

August 28th Deaths
Date Event
388
Magnus Maximus, Spanish West Roman Emperor (383-88), executed 
430
Augustine of Hippo, North African saint and theologian (Belijdenissen), dies at 75 
876
Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies 
1065
Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65) 
1341
King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309) 
1481
Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies 
1484
Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered 
1539
Lieven Pain, Flemish, beheaded at about 75 
1544
Alardus Aemstelredamus, priest/humanist, dies at about 53 
1550
Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle, Charles V's asst sec of state, dies 
1645
Hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher and writer (b. 1583) 
1646
Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Poesie liriche), dies at 53 
1647
Johann Dilliger, composer, dies at 53 
1654
Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71 
1676
Joan Cererols, composer, dies at 57 
1677
Wallerand Vaillant, painter/engraver/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 54 
1678
John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602) 
1757
David Hartley, English philosopher (b. 1705) 
1767
Johann Schobert, composer, dies 
1778
Jacob Wallenberg, Swedish writer/shipminister, dies 
1784
Junípero Serra, Spanish missionary (b. 1713) 
1793
Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies 
1798
James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 55 
1803
Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter, dies 
1805
Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (Moderator of the General Assembly 1770), dies at 83 
1818
Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, trader, founder of Chicago, dies 
1820
Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (b. 1754) 
1839
William Smith, English geologist (b. 1769) 
1885
Julius Hopp, composer, dies at 66 
1900
Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Women on University), dies 
1903
August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70 
1903
Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81 
1910
Paolo Mantegazza, Un giorno a Madera 
1914
Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, composer (Baba Yaga), dies at 59 [NS] 
1914
Anatoli Liadov, composer, dies at 59 
1914
Anatol Liadov, The Invisible Boy 
1915
John Davis Long, Secretary Long and Captain Sigsbee 
1916
Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies 
1916
Petar Kocic, Mejdan Simeuna Djaka 
1918
Arthur Playfair, Judged by Appearances 
1920
Suzanne Grandais, Le mystère des roches de Kador 
1921
Frederick Upham Adams, The Bottom of the Well 
1922
Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80 
1922
William Musgrave, The Hero of Bunko Hill 
1925
Hans Wiers-Jenssen, Jan Herwitz 
1928
Paul von Woringen, Die Siegerin 
1930
Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies 
1931
Jane Blyler, Hey There 
1932
Jean Nougués, Cyrano de Bergerac 
1933
Helen Dunbar, American actress (b. 1863) 
1933
Cato Mertens-de Jaeger, De Pantoffelhelden 
1933
Helen Dunbar, Fine Manners 
1933
Carl Neisser, Das Geheimnis des Fabrikanten Henderson 
1934
Doris Ulmann, American photographer dies aged 52 
1935
John Thorn, The Reverend Salamander Unattached 
1936
Paquin, Artists and Models Abroad 
1937
Frederick Opper, Hooligan Assists the Magician 
1938
May Yohe, The Hope Diamond Mystery 
1942
Arthur L. Todd, Monkey Business 
1943
Boris III, of Saksen-Coburg, King of Bulgaria (1918-43), dies 
1943
King Boris III,  
1944
Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald 
1944
Chaim Mordechaj Rumkowski,  
1946
Florence Turner, College 
1947
Manolete, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1917) 
1947
Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, Over the Seven Seas 
1948
Gladden James, The Vanity Case 
1951
Robert Walker, actor/writer (Bataan, Madame Curie), dies at 32 
1951
Robert Walker, Strangers on a Train 
1952
Lamar Trotti, The Ox-Bow Incident 
1952
J.G. Selby, The Wife Hunters 
1952
Holger Strøm, Alt for karrieren 
1953
Nikolai Golovanov, Boris Godunov 
1954
Torsten Hillberg, Vårat gäng 
1954
Ernst Stern, The Wildcat 
1955
Emmett Till, kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money Mississippi 
1955
Emmett Till,  
1955
Gertrude Le Brandt, Through the Toils 
1957
Faire Binney, Open Your Eyes 
1957
Craig Rice, The Falcon's Brother 
1957
Erik Tuxen, Torment 
1958
Nikolay Semyonovich Golovanov, composer, dies at 67 
1958
Henri Forterre, Frédérica 
1958
Nikolay Voinov, The Twelve Months 
1958
Wladimir A. Timm, A Walk in the Clouds 
1959
Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 
1959
Heinz Goedecke, Acht Mädels im Boot 
1959
Ivo Pelay, Honeysuckle 
1959
George W. Meyer, Terms of Endearment 
1960
Anton Lajovic, composer, dies at 81 
1961
Thomas Connolly, 1st baseball umpire elected to hall of fame, dies 
1961
Gaston Gabaroche, French Cancan 
1961
Carsten Carlsen, To levende og en død 
1962
John 'Uh huh' Collum, Fish Hooky 
1962
Janis Jaunsudrabins, Puika 
1962
James Ormont, The House of Mirrors 
1962
Renato Del Frate, Tomorrow Is Too Late 
1964
Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns/comedian (Burns & Allen), dies at 62 
1964
Lumsden Hare, actor (Oregon Trail, Desert Fox), dies at 89 
1965
Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909) 
1966
Eddie Barry, A Bashful Bigamist 
1967
Charles Darrow, US inventor of Monopoly, dies 
1968
John Gordon Mein, US ambassador in Guatemala, dies 
1968
Nick Castle, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland), dies at 58 
1969
Clarence R Hennecke, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74 
1971
Nathan Leopold, US kidnapper/murderer of Bobby Franks (1924), dies 
1972
William HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29 
1975
Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907) 
1975
Fritz Wotruba, Elektra 
1975
Al Zimbalist, Cat-Women of the Moon 
1978
Bruce Catton, US historian/writer (Civil War), dies at 78 
1978
Doris Warner, Lust for Life 
1979
Simonow, writer, dies 
1981
Béla Guttman, Hungarian footballer (b. 1900) 
1982
G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies 
1982
Nini de Boel, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84 
1982
Nini De Boël, Een zonde waard 
1983
Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66 
1983
Yuri Maksimov, Alyoshkina okhota 
1983
Jan Clayton, The Snake Pit 
1983
Beulah Kettle, Riders of the Whistling Pines 
1984
Wolfgang Kaehler, Das hat man nun davon 
1984
Corrado Annicelli, Episode #1.4 
1985
Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88 
1985
Ruth Gordon, Rosemary's Baby 
1985
Bruce Tegner, Good Times 
1985
Miguel Otero Silva, Cuando quiero llorar no lloro 
1985
Walter F. Fichelscher, Das Ekel 
1987
John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 
1987
LaSesne Hilton, Deathmaster 
1987
Gun Holmqvist, Landskamp 
1987
Maria Axt, Die Banklady 
1987
John Huston, The Maltese Falcon 
1988
Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98 
1988
Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies 
1988
Julian Gunzburg, House of Wax 
1988
Hazel Dawn, The Lone Wolf 
1988
Jean Marchand, Le confort et l'indifférence 
1988
Max Shulman, House Calls 
1988
Svetlana Loshchinina, Cain the XVIII-th 
1988
Osvaldo Moreno, Gran pensión La Alegría 
1989
Merle Gilson, Hollywood Bowl 
1990
Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies 
1990
Eva Stiberg, Eva 
1990
Willy Vandersteen, The Dark Diamond 
1990
Edmund H. North, Patton 
1990
Larry Jackson, 1957 MLB All-Star Game 
1991
Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies 
1991
Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies 
1991
Vince Taylor, I Melt with You 
1991
Eleanor Berry, A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine, and Peaches 
1991
Eleanor Moore, The Victor Volante Story 
1991
Chris Anders, The Secret of Santa Vittoria 
1992
Ruth Southard, No Sad Songs for Me 
1992
Mimi Cecchini, Moonstruck 
1993
René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80 
1993
William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914) 
1993
Vladimir Sidorov, Vykrutasy 
1993
René Ray, I Became a Criminal 
1993
Antonín Jedlicka, Proc? 
1993
Bernie Baum, Black Hawk Down 
1994
David Wright, poet, dies at 74 
1994
Jean-Marie Vincent, Haitian pater, murdered 
1994
Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25 
1994
Marie-Hélène Dasté, The Mark of the Day 
1995
Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85 
1995
Michael Ende, German writer (Neverending Story), dies at 65 
1995
Michael VerMeulen, journalist, dies at 38 
1995
Earl Bascom, American rodeo pioneer (b. 1906) 
1995
Sloan Fischer, How the Tess Was Won - August 5, 1956 
1995
Earl Bascom, Take Willy with Ya 
1995
Gerard Wilk, Przygoda z piosenka 
1996
Lynda Carr, educationist, dies at 50 
1996
Phyllis Pearsall, painter/writer, dies at 89 
1996
Victor Wayne Harris, Ghost Dad 
1996
Roman Khomyatov, Ishchite i naydyote 
1996
Helen Kushnick, Family Comedy Hour 
1996
Al Zarilla, The Winning Team 
1997
Eve Smith, Romancing the Stone 
1997
Hans-Jørgen Lembourn, The Ballad of Linda 
1997
Joyce Ebert, Mrs. Soffel 
1997
João Mendes, Portuguese Rhapsody 
1997
Walt Logan Field, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 
1997
Logan Field, Blacula 
1997
Krystyna Bigelmajer, Three Colors: White 
1998
Borislav Punchev, Eshelonite 
1998
István Knoll, Korunk fényei 
1999
Grete Winton, The Power of Good: Nicholas Winton 
1999
Dave Pope, Game 4 
2000
Joshua Blyden, The Dentist 
2000
Olga Mazeikyte, Fact 
2000
Penelope Russianoff, An Unmarried Woman 
2000
Steve Dunhill, The Fighting Generation 
2000
John Bultinck, Duifjes Julius Caesar 
2001
Lawrence B. Marcus, Witness for the Prosecution 
2001
David P. Harmon, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 
2002
Else Petersen, Babette's Feast 
2002
Lucille Miller, The Campus Vamp 
2002
Bogdan Baer, Labedzi spiew 
2002
Clifford Turknett, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox 
2003
Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (failed) (b. 1956) 
2003
Yuriy Saulskiy, Ostrov pogibshikh korabley 
2003
Rudy Del Campo, West Side Story 
2003
Peter Hacks, Margarete in Aix 
2003
Margaret Hill Ritter, BachelorMan 
2003
Peggy Helm, If You Could Only Cook 
2003
Norma Storch, The Six Million Dollar Man 
2004
Michael Milgrom, Training Day 
2004
Wanda-Gayle Logan, Bad Blood 
2004
Isidoro Blaisten, Keep Waiting for Me 
2004
Robert Lewin, Datalore 
2004
Mercedes Vecino, ¿Dónde vas, Alfonso XII? 
2004
Silvana Jachino, Juliet of the Spirits 
2004
Bruce McGregor, A Time to Hate 
2005
Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914) 
2005
Esther Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1910) 
2005
George Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1911) 
2005
Wyott Ordung, Robot Monster 
2005
Richard Loring, House on Haunted Hill 
2005
Jacques Dufilho, War of the Buttons 
2005
Heinz Werner Hübner, Weltspiegel 
2005
Antoñita Colomé, El crimen de Pepe Conde 
2005
Hans Clarin, Pippi Longstocking 
2005
Ewa Kruk, Palace Hotel 
2005
Christoph Lindert, FotoSynthese 
2005
Curt Lincoln, Eläintarhanajo 1955 
2006
Benoît Sauvageau, French Canadian politician (b. 1963) 
2006
Melvin Schwartz, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1932) 
2006
Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), dies at 73 
2006
Ed Benedict, The Swimming Pool 
2006
Rod Holton, West of the Alamo 
2006
Narasa Raju D.V., Ram Aur Shyam 
2006
Arthur Rozzo, Delirium 
2006
William F. Quinn, Episode dated 22 January 1961 
2006
Roger Deegan, Life After Hockey 
2007
Arthur Jones, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines (b. 1926) 
2007
Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932) 
2007
Paul B. MacCready, Jr., American aeronautical engineer (b. 1925) 
2007
Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (b. 1984) 
2007
Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935) 
2007
Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born American actress (b. 1929) 
2007
Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913) 
2007
Paul B. MacCready, The Flight of the Gossamer Condor 
2007
José Antonio Puerta, El penalti más largo del mundo 
2007
Hilly Kristal, CBGB 
2007
Rita Colton, Project X 
2007
Arthur A. Jones, Savage! 
2007
Sokrates Kapsaskis, Love Stories 
2007
Dayton Anderson, Ghostbusters 
2007
Francisco Umbral, Episode dated 8 January 1993 
2007
Draga Jonas, Evropa i Srbi: Draga Jonas 
2007
Miyoshi Umeki, Sayonara 
2007
Pertti Nieminen, Bad Boys 
2007
Kurt Grayson, The Octagon 
2008
Phil Hill, American race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1927) 
2008
Jacky Lapointe, Jean de Florette 
2008
Chidananda Saraswati, A Parliament of Souls 
2008
Wonderful Smith, This Is Spinal Tap 
2008
Phil Hill, Grand Prix 
2008
Ralph Kovel, Flea Market Finds with the Kovels 
2008
John MacDonnell, The Black Velvet Gown 
2008
Alain Levent, Cleo from 5 to 7 
2008
Milda Kletniece, Rainis 
2008
Orhan Günsiray, Oglum oglum 
2008
Alphonsus de Guimarães Filho, O Seminarista 
2009
Adam Goldstein, American DJ also known as DJ AM (b. 1973) 
2009
Adam Goldstein, What About Bob? 
2009
Emil Glad, The Elm-Chanted Forest 
2009
Wayne Tippit, Guiding Light 
2009
André Tahon, Episode dated 25 December 1974 
2009
Kenneth Schwartz, Enrapture 
2009
Bob Nelson, Vale do Canaã 
2009
Eli Thompson, Species 
2009
Henk van Ulsen, De vergeten medeminnaar 
2009
Negrita Jayde, Safety Zone 
2009
Anna Zádori, Aszex 
2009
Bill Story, Florida and Carl 
2010
William P. Foster, notable band director and founder of the Marching 100 of Florida A&M University 
2010
Yûzô Hayakawa, Daikaijû kettô: Gamera tai Barugon 
2010
Joseph A. Howard, The Littlest Angel 
2010
Daniel Boone, The Pinch Singer 
2010
Lise Davidsen, De pokkers unger 
2010
Charly Bailly, Le furet 
2010
Sinan Hasani, Era e Lisi 
2010
Ulrich Schröder, Otto - Der Neue Film 
2011
Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (b. 1967) 
2011
Leonard Harris, Taxi Driver 
2011
John Giosa, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 
2011
Rozalija Levai, Novogodisnja prica 
2011
Mel Curtis, The Phantom Planet 
2011
Jennifer Bement Sass, Shelf Life 
2012
Aleksander Wolejko, The Hexer 
2012
Leonid Golovnya, Vishnyovyy omut 
2012
Aleksandr Silin, Shtorm na sushe 
2012
Eva Figes, Nelly's Version 
2012
Rhodes Boyson, Crime 
2012
Mateusz Fabjanowski, Budowniczy 
2012
André Steiger, La femme de Rose Hill 
2012
Shulamith Firestone, Shulie 
2012
Vince Tortorici, The Lady from Sockholm 
2013
Mark McShane, Seance on a Wet Afternoon 
2013
Fernando Guerreiro, Xadrez e Vodka 
2013
Larry Pennell, General Hospital 
2013
John Bellany, Bellany: Fire in the Blood 
2013
Murray Gershenz, The Hangover 
2013
Ray Grebey,  
2014
Yuri Zakrevsky, Private Aleksandr Matrosov 
2014
Melinda Ottrubay, Hungary's Revival 
2014
David Murphy, Spies 
2014
Glenn Cornick, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus 
2014
Stuart Gordon, Adam 
2014
Pyotr Alatortsev, Vy ne ostavite menya 
2014
Bill Kerr, Gallipoli 
2014
Hal Finney, Adventures of Tron 
2014
Roberto Cairo, Fugitives 
2015
Teresa Gorman, Path to Power 
2015
Nelson Shanks, I Grew Up in Princeton 
2015
Jarmila Konecná, The Ninth Day 
2015
Al Arbour, Lord Stanley's Cup: Hockey's Ultimate Prize 
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