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August 15th

147 Notable deaths

Lisa Robin Kelly

American film and television actress (1970–2013).

Born March 5th, 1970 in Southington.

Died August 15th, 2013 at 43 years old in Altadena (myocardial infarction, drug overdose).

Ella Fitzgerald

American jazz singer (1917–1996).

Born April 25th, 1918 in Newport News. [ref]

Died August 15th, 1996 at 78 years old in Beverly Hills (stroke). [ref]

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangladeshi politician and statesman (1920–1975).

Born March 17th, 1920 in Tungipara Upazila.

Died August 15th, 1975 at 55 years old in Dhaka (ballistic trauma).

Gerd Müller

German footballer (1945–2021).

Born November 3rd, 1945 in Nördlingen.

Died August 15th, 2021 at 75 years old in Wolfratshausen (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

René Magritte

Belgian painter and sculptor.

Born November 21st, 1898 in Lessines. [ref]

Died August 15th, 1967 at 68 years old in Schaerbeek - Schaarbeek (pancreatic cancer, lung cancer). [ref]

Will Rogers

American humorist and entertainer (1879-1935).

Born November 4th, 1879 in Oologah. [ref]

Died August 15th, 1935 at 55 years old in Point Barrow (aviation accident). [ref]

Robert Trump

Us business executive and real estate developer (1948-2020).

Born August 26th, 1948 in Queens.

Died August 15th, 2020 at 71 years old in NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. [ref]

Jay Adams

American skateboarder.

Born February 3rd, 1961 in Los Angeles.

Died August 15th, 2014 at 53 years old in Puerto Escondido (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Paul Anderson

American weightlifter.

Born October 17th, 1932 in Toccoa.

Died August 15th, 1994 at 61 years old in Vidalia (nephritis).

Viktor Tsoi

Soviet rock musician (1962-1990).

Born June 21st, 1962 in Saint Petersburg.

Died August 15th, 1990 at 28 years old in Tukums District (traffic collision).

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