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August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 133 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1377Shahrukh Mirza, ruler of Persia and Transoxiania (d. 1447)[5]
  • 1517Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, French cardinal and art collector (d. 1586)[6]
  • 1561Jacopo Peri, Italian singer and composer (d. 1633)[7]

1601–1900

  • 1625Thomas Corneille, French playwright and philologist (d. 1709)[8]
  • 1632Louis Bourdaloue, French preacher and academic (d. 1704)[9]
  • 1659Henry Every, English pirate (d. 1696)[10]
  • 1710Thomas Simpson, English mathematician and academic (d. 1761)
  • 1719Christian Mayer, Czech astronomer and educator (d. 1783)
  • 1720Bernard de Bury, French harpsichord player and composer (d. 1785)
  • 1778Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean general and politician, 2nd Supreme Director of Chile (d. 1842)
  • 1779Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Swedish chemist and academic (d. 1848)
  • 1789Abbas Mirza, Qajar crown prince of Persia (d. 1833)
  • 1799James Prinsep, English orientalist and scholar (d. 1840)
  • 1833Benjamin Harrison, American general, lawyer, and politician, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
  • 1845Albert Chmielowski, Polish saint, founded the Albertine Brothers (d. 1916)
  • 1847Andrew Greenwood, English cricketer (d. 1889)
  • 1847 – Bolesław Prus, Polish journalist and author (d. 1912)
  • 1856Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, German poet and playwright (d. 1909)
  • 1860Raymond Poincaré, French lawyer and politician, 10th President of France (d. 1934)
  • 1865Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer and lawyer (d. 1911)
  • 1868Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player (d. 1954)
  • 1873Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect and academic, co-designed the National Museum of Finland (d. 1950)
  • 1881Edgar Guest, English-American poet and author (d. 1959)
  • 1881 – Aleksander Hellat, Estonian politician, 6th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1943)
  • 1884Rudolf Bultmann, German Lutheran theologian and professor of New Testament at the University of Marburg (d. 1976)
  • 1885Dino Campana, Italian poet and author (d. 1932)
  • 1886Paul Tillich, German-American philosopher and theologian (d. 1965)
  • 1887Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and scholar (d. 1959)
  • 1888Tôn Đức Thắng, Vietnamese politician, 2nd President of Vietnam (d. 1980)
  • 1890H. P. Lovecraft, American short story writer, editor, novelist (d. 1937)
  • 1896Gostha Pal, Indian footballer (d. 1976)
  • 1897Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author and poet (d. 1970)
  • 1898Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish historian, journalist, author, and playwright (d. 1973)

1901–present

  • 1901Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian novelist and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
  • 1905Jean Gebser, German linguist, poet, and philosopher (d. 1973)
  • 1905 – Mikio Naruse, Japanese director and screenwriter (d. 1969)
  • 1905 – Jack Teagarden, American singer-songwriter and trombonist (d. 1964)
  • 1906 – Vidrik Rootare, Estonian chess player (d. 1981)
  • 1908Al López, American baseball player and manager (d. 2005)
  • 1909André Morell, English actor (d. 1978)[11]
  • 1909 – Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricketer and rugby player (d. 1978)
  • 1910Eero Saarinen, Finnish-American architect and furniture designer, designed the Gateway Arch (d. 1961)
  • 1912John H. Michaelis, American general (d. 1985)
  • 1913Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neuropsychologist and neurobiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)
  • 1916Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian–German chess player and chemist (d. 1984)
  • 1917Terry Sanford, 65th Governor of North Carolina (d. 1998)[12]
  • 1918Jacqueline Susann, American actress and author (d. 1974)
  • 1919Walter Bernstein, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2021)
  • 1919 – Adamantios Androutsopoulos, Greek lawyer, educator and politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2000)
  • 1921Keith Froome, Australian rugby league player (d. 1978)[13]
  • 1921 – Jack Wilson, Australian cricketer (d. 1985)
  • 1923Jim Reeves, American singer-songwriter (d. 1964)
  • 1924George Zuverink, American baseball player (d. 2014)
  • 1926Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist (d. 1978)
  • 1926Nobby Wirkowski, American-Canadian football player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1927John Boardman, English archaeologist and historian
  • 1927 – Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980)
  • 1927 – Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (d. 2013)
  • 1927 – Peter Oakley, English soldier and blogger (d. 2014)
  • 1929Kevin Heffernan, Irish footballer and manager (d. 2013)
  • 1930Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor (d. 2013)
  • 1930 – Peter Randall, English sergeant (d. 2007)
  • 1931Don King, American boxing promoter
  • 1932Anthony Ainley, English actor (d. 2004)[14]
  • 1932 – Vasily Aksyonov, Russian physician, author, and academic (d. 2009)
  • 1932 – Atholl McKinnon, South African cricketer (d. 1983)
  • 1933George J. Mitchell, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician[15]
  • 1934Sneaky Pete Kleinow, American country-rock pedal-steel guitarist and songwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1934 – Tom Mangold, German-English journalist and author
  • 1935Ron Paul, American captain, physician, and politician
  • 1936Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1937Stelvio Cipriani, Italian composer (d. 2018)
  • 1937 – Andrei Konchalovsky, Russian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1937 – Sky Saxon, American singer-songwriter and bassist (d. 2009)
  • 1938Peter Day, English chemist and academic (d. 2020)
  • 1938 – Alain Vivien, French politician
  • 1939Fernando Poe Jr., Filipino actor and politician (d. 2004)
  • 1939 – Mike Velarde, Filipino televangelist and religious leader
  • 1940Rubén Hinojosa, American businessman and politician
  • 1940 – Gus Macdonald, Scottish academic and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office
  • 1940 – Rex Sellers, Indian-Australian cricketer
  • 1941Dave Brock, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1941 – Rich Brooks, American football player and coach
  • 1941 – Anne Evans, English soprano and actress
  • 1941 – William H. Gray, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1941 – Slobodan Milošević, Serbian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Serbia (d. 2006)
  • 1941 – Robin Oakley, English journalist and author
  • 1941 – Jo Ramírez, Mexican race car driver and manager
  • 1942Isaac Hayes, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor (d. 2008)
  • 1942 – Fred Norman, American baseball player
  • 1943Roger Gale, English journalist and politician
  • 1943 – Sylvester McCoy, Scottish actor
  • 1944Rajiv Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (d. 1991)
  • 1944 – Graig Nettles, American baseball player and manager
  • 1944 – José Wilker, Brazilian actor and director (d. 2014)
  • 1945Roy Gardner, English businessman
  • 1946Mufaddal Saifuddin, 53rd Da'i al-Mutlaq of Fatimid Caliphate الدولة الفاطمية
  • 1946 – Henryk Broder, Polish-German journalist and author
  • 1946 – Connie Chung, American journalist
  • 1946 – Laurent Fabius, French politician, 158th Prime Minister of France
  • 1946 – Ralf Hütter, German singer and keyboard player
  • 1946 – N. R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys
  • 1947Alan Lee, English painter and illustrator
  • 1947 – Ray Wise, American actor
  • 1948John Noble, Australian actor and director
  • 1948 – Robert Plant, English singer-songwriter
  • 1949Nikolas Asimos, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)
  • 1949 – Phil Lynott, Irish singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (d. 1986)
  • 1951DeForest Soaries, American minister and politician, 30th Secretary of State of New Jersey
  • 1952John Emburey, English cricketer and coach
  • 1952 – Doug Fieger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2010)
  • 1952 – John Hiatt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1952 – Ric Menello, American director and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1953Gerry Bertier, American football player (d. 1981)
  • 1953 – Peter Horton, American actor and director
  • 1953 – Mike Jackson, American politician
  • 1953 – Jim Trenton, American radio host and actor
  • 1953 – Leroy Burgess, American singer, songwriter, keyboard player, recording artist, and record producer
  • 1954Quinn Buckner, American basketball player and coach
  • 1954 – Tawn Mastrey, American radio host and producer (d. 2007)
  • 1954 – Al Roker, American news anchor, television personality, and author
  • 1955Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and author
  • 1955 – Janet Royall, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, English politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • 1956Joan Allen, American actress
  • 1956 – Alvin Greenidge, Barbadian cricketer
  • 1956 – Desmond Swayne, English soldier and politician, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
  • 1957Finlay Calder, Scottish rugby player
  • 1957 – Jim Calder, Scottish rugby player
  • 1957 – Simon Donaldson, English mathematician and academic
  • 1957 – Sorin Antohi, Romanian journalist and historian
  • 1957 – Paul Johnson, American football coach
  • 1958Nigel Dodds, Northern Irish lawyer and politician
  • 1958 – Patricia Rozema, Canadian director and screenwriter
  • 1958 – David O. Russell, American director and screenwriter
  • 1958 – John Stehr, American journalist
  • 1960Dom Duff, Breton singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer
  • 1960 – Mark Langston, American baseball player
  • 1961Amanda Sonia Berry, English businesswoman
  • 1962James Marsters, American actor
  • 1963Uwe Bialon, German footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Kal Daniels, American baseball player
  • 1963 – José Cecena, Mexican baseball player
  • 1964Azarias Ruberwa, Congolese lawyer and politician, Vice-President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 1965KRS-One, American rapper and producer
  • 1966Miguel Albaladejo, Spanish director and screenwriter
  • 1966 – Dimebag Darrell, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1966 – Enrico Letta, Italian lawyer and politician, 55th Prime Minister of Italy
  • 1966 – Liu Chunyan, Chinese host and voice actress
  • 1967Andy Benes, American baseball player
  • 1968Brett Angell, English footballer and coach
  • 1968 – Abdelatif Benazzi, Moroccan-French rugby player
  • 1968 – Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer and manager (d. 2014)
  • 1968 – Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1968 – Bai Yansong, Chinese host
  • 1969Billy Gardell, American comedian, actor, and producer
  • 1969 – Mark Holzemer, American baseball player and scout
  • 1970Els Callens, Belgian tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1970 – Fred Durst, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971Nenad Bjelica, Croatian footballer and manager
  • 1971 – Matt Calland, English rugby player and coach
  • 1971 – Steve Stone, English footballer and coach
  • 1971 – David Walliams, English comedian, actor, and author
  • 1971 – Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese actor
  • 1972Derrick Alston, American basketball player
  • 1972 – Melvin Booker, American basketball player
  • 1972 – Chaney Kley, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1972 – Scott Quinnell, Welsh rugby player and sportscaster
  • 1972 – Anna Umemiya, Japanese model and actress
  • 1973Alban Bushi, Albanian footballer
  • 1973 – Alexandre Finazzi, Brazilian footballer
  • 1973 – Scott Goodman, Australian swimmer
  • 1973 – Todd Helton, American baseball player
  • 1973 – Cameron Mather, New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster
  • 1973 – José Paniagua, Dominican baseball player
  • 1973 – Donn Swaby, American actor and screenwriter
  • 1973 – Juan Becerra Acosta, Mexican journalist
  • 1974Amy Adams, American actress and singer
  • 1974 – Misha Collins, American actor
  • 1974 – Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian footballer and coach
  • 1974 – Andy Strachan, Australian drummer and songwriter
  • 1974 – Maxim Vengerov, Russian-Israeli violinist and conductor
  • 1975Marcin Adamski, Polish footballer and manager
  • 1975 – Marko Martin, Estonian pianist and educator
  • 1975 – Shaun Newton, English footballer
  • 1975 – Elijah Williams, American football player and coach
  • 1976Chris Drury, American ice hockey player
  • 1976 – Cornel Frăsineanu, Romanian footballer
  • 1976 – Tony Grant, Irish footballer
  • 1976 – Kristen Miller, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – Marcel Podszus, German footballer
  • 1976 – Fabio Ulloa, Honduran footballer
  • 1977Paolo Bianco, Italian footballer
  • 1977 – Wayne Brown, English footballer
  • 1977 – Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, coach, and physician
  • 1977 – Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player
  • 1977 – Shockmain Davis, American football player
  • 1977 – A. M. Esmonde, Welsh author, director, and producer
  • 1977 – Stéphane Gillet, Luxembourgian footballer
  • 1977 – Aaron Hamill, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1977 – Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1977 – James Ormond, English cricketer
  • 1977 – Josh Pearce, American baseball player
  • 1977 – Aaron Taylor, American baseball player
  • 1978Alberto Martín, Spanish tennis player
  • 1978 – Emir Mkademi, Tunisian footballer
  • 1978 – Chris Schroder, American baseball player
  • 1979Sarah Borwell, English tennis player
  • 1979 – Jamie Cullum, English singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1979 – Cory Sullivan, American baseball player
  • 1981Ben Barnes, English actor
  • 1981 – Brett Finch, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
  • 1981 – Artur Kotenko, Estonian footballer
  • 1981 – Bernard Mendy, French footballer
  • 1981 – Craig Ochs, American football player
  • 1981 – Byron Saxton, American wrestler, manager, and sportscaster
  • 1982Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian footballer
  • 1982 – Aleksandr Amisulashvili, Georgian footballer
  • 1982 – Monty Dumond, South African rugby player
  • 1982 – Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian footballer
  • 1982 – Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer
  • 1982 – Mijaín López, Cuban wrestler
  • 1982 – Richard Petiot, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982 – Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1982 – Enyelbert Soto, Venezuelan-Japanese baseball player
  • 1983Hamza Abdullah, American football player
  • 1983 – Paulo André Cren Benini, Brazilian footballer
  • 1983 – Andrew Garfield, American-English actor
  • 1983 – Héctor Landazuri, Colombian footballer
  • 1983 – Mladen Pelaić, Croatian footballer
  • 1983 – Brian Schaefering, American football player
  • 1983 – Yuri Zhirkov, Russian footballer
  • 1984Aílton José Almeida, Brazilian footballer
  • 1984 – Pavel Eismann, Czech footballer
  • 1984 – Laura Georges, French footballer
  • 1984 – Jamie Hoffmann, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Ingrid Lukas, Estonian-Swiss singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1985Brant Daugherty, American actor
  • 1985 – Glen Buttriss, Australian rugby league player
  • 1985 – Blake DeWitt, American baseball player
  • 1985 – Thomas Domingo, French rugby player
  • 1985 – Matt Hague, American baseball player
  • 1985 – Jack King, English footballer
  • 1985 – Álvaro Negredo, Spanish footballer
  • 1985 – Willie Ripia, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1985 – Joe Vitale, American ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Stephen Ward, Irish footballer
  • 1985 – Mark Washington, American football player
  • 1986Andrew Surman, South African-English footballer
  • 1986 – Steven Zalewski, American ice hockey player
  • 1987Stefan Aigner, German footballer
  • 1987 – Vedran Janjetović, Croatian-Australian footballer
  • 1987 – Sido Jombati, Portuguese footballer
  • 1987 – Egon Kaur, Estonian race car driver
  • 1988Jerryd Bayless, American basketball player
  • 1988 – Sarah R, Lotfi, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1988 – José Zamora, Spanish footballer
  • 1989Kirko Bangz, American rapper and producer
  • 1989 – Nebil Gahwagi, Hungarian footballer
  • 1989 – Silas Kiplagat, Kenyan runner
  • 1989 – Slavcho Shokolarov, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1989 – Judd Trump, English snooker player
  • 1989 – Dean Winnard, English footballer
  • 1990Macauley Chrisantus, Nigerian footballer
  • 1990 – Culoe De Song, South African music producer and DJ
  • 1990 – Venelin Filipov, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1990 – Leigh Griffiths, Scottish footballer
  • 1990 – Fabien Jarsalé, French footballer
  • 1990 – Bradley Klahn, American tennis player
  • 1990 – Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Dutch swimmer[16]
  • 1991Marko Djokovic, Serbian tennis player
  • 1991 – Jyrki Jokipakka, Finnish hockey player
  • 1992Matt Eisenhuth, Australian rugby league player
  • 1992 – Carolina Horta, Brazilian beach volleyball player[17]
  • 1992 – Demi Lovato, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1992 – Deniss Rakels, Latvian footballer[18]
  • 1992 – Callum Skinner, Scottish track cyclist[19]
  • 1993Tonisha Rock-Yaw, Barbadian netball player[20]
  • 1996Bunty Afoa, New Zealand rugby league player[21]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1912William Booth, English preacher, co-founded The Salvation Army (b. 1829)
  • 1914Pope Pius X (b. 1835)
  • 1915Paul Ehrlich, German physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1854)
  • 1917Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1835)
  • 1919Greg MacGregor, Scottish cricketer and rugby player (b. 1869)
  • 1930Charles Bannerman, Australian cricketer and umpire (b. 1851)
  • 1936Edward Weston, English-American chemist (b. 1850)
  • 1939Agnes Giberne, Indian-English astronomer and author (b. 1845)
  • 1942István Horthy, Hungarian admiral and pilot (b. 1904)
  • 1943William Irvine, Irish-Australian politician, 21st Premier of Victoria (b. 1858)
  • 1951İzzettin Çalışlar, Turkish general (b. 1882)
  • 1961Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1882)
  • 1963Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer (b. 1879)
  • 1965Jonathan Daniels, American seminarian and civil rights activist (b. 1939)
  • 1971Rashid Minhas, Pakistani lieutenant and pilot (b. 1951)
  • 1979Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and poet (b. 1922)
  • 1980Joe Dassin, American-French singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 1981Michael Devine, Irish Republican[23]
  • 1982Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (b. 1929)
  • 1985Donald O. Hebb, Canadian psychologist and academic (b. 1904)
  • 1985 – Wilhelm Meendsen-Bohlken, German admiral (b. 1897)
  • 1986Milton Acorn, Canadian poet and playwright (b. 1923)
  • 1987Walenty Kłyszejko, Estonian–Polish basketball player and coach (b. 1909)
  • 1993Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher and academic (b. 1912)
  • 1995Hugo Pratt, Italian author and illustrator (b. 1927)
  • 1996Rio Reiser, German singer-songwriter (b. 1950)
  • 1997Norris Bradbury, American soldier, physicist, and academic (b. 1909)
  • 1997 – Léon Dion, Canadian political scientist and academic (b. 1922)
  • 2001Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and author (b. 1915)
  • 2001 – Kim Stanley, American actress (b. 1925)
  • 2005Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)
  • 2005 – Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer and songwriter (b. 1970)
  • 2006Bryan Budd, Northern Ireland-born English soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1977)
  • 2006 – Joe Rosenthal, American photographer and journalist (b. 1911)
  • 2006 – S. Sivamaharajah, Sri Lankan Tamil newspaper publisher and politician (b. 1938)
  • 2007Leona Helmsley, American businesswoman (b. 1920)[24]
  • 2008Ed Freeman, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
  • 2008 – Hua Guofeng, Chinese politician, 2nd Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1921)
  • 2008 – Stephanie Tubbs Jones, American lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
  • 2008 – Gene Upshaw, American football player (b. 1945)
  • 2009Larry Knechtel, American keyboardist and bass player (b. 1940)
  • 2009 – Karla Kuskin, American author and illustrator (b. 1932)
  • 2010Đặng Phong, Vietnamese economist and historian (b. 1937)
  • 2011Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (b. 1919)
  • 2012Phyllis Diller, American actress and comedian (b. 1917)
  • 2012 – Daryl Hine, Canadian-American poet and academic (b. 1936)
  • 2012 – Dom Mintoff, Maltese journalist and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Malta (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – Len Quested, English footballer and manager (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Mika Yamamoto, Japanese journalist (b. 1967)
  • 2012 – Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian soldier and politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (b. 1955)
  • 2013Sathima Bea Benjamin, South African singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
  • 2013 – Narendra Dabholkar, Indian author and activist (b. 1945)
  • 2013 – Don Hassler, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Elmore Leonard, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Marian McPartland, English-American pianist and composer (b. 1918)
  • 2013 – John W. Morris, American general (b. 1921)
  • 2013 – Ted Post, American director and screenwriter (b. 1918)
  • 2014Anton Buslov, Russian astrophysicist and journalist (b. 1983)
  • 2014 – Lois Mai Chan, Taiwanese-American librarian, author, and academic (b. 1934)
  • 2014 – Boris Dubin, Russian sociologist and academic (b. 1946)
  • 2014 – B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (b. 1918)
  • 2014 – Buddy MacMaster, Canadian singer-songwriter and fiddler (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Sava Stojkov, Serbian painter and educator (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – Edmund Szoka, American cardinal (b. 1927)
  • 2015Egon Bahr, German journalist and politician, Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany (b. 1922)
  • 2015 – Paul Kibblewhite, New Zealand chemist and engineer (b. 1941)
  • 2015 – Frank Wilkes, Australian soldier and politician (b. 1922)
  • 2017Jerry Lewis, American actor and comedian (b. 1926)
  • 2018Uri Avnery, Israeli writer, politician and peace activist (b. 1923)[25]
  • 2021Igor Vovkovinskiy, Ukrainian-American law student and actor, American tallest person (b. 1982)[26]

Holidays and observances

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