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2nd of August 1377 EVENT Russian troops are defeated in the Battle on Pyana River because of drunkenness.
2nd of August 1610 EVENT Henry Hudson sails into what it is now known as Hudson Bay thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage and reached the Pacific Ocean.
2nd of August 1776 EVENT The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.
2nd of August 1790 EVENT The first US Census is conducted.
2nd of August 1798 EVENT French Revolutionary Wars: the Battle of the Nile concludes in a British victory.
2nd of August 1869 EVENT Japan's samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinokosho) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
2nd of August 1870 EVENT Tower Subway, the world's first underground tube railway, opens in London.
2nd of August 1903 EVENT Fall of the Ottoman Empire: an unsuccessful uprising led by the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organization against Ottoman Turkey, also known as the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising, takes place.
2nd of August 1916 EVENT World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
2nd of August 1918 EVENT Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.
2nd of August 1922 EVENT A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people.
2nd of August 1932 EVENT The positron (antiparticle of the electron) is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
2nd of August 1934 EVENT Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler becomes Fuhrer of Germany.
2nd of August 1937 EVENT The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, the effect of which is to render marijuana and all its by-products illegal.
2nd of August 1939 EVENT Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan project to develop a nuclear weapon.
2nd of August 1943 EVENT Rebellion in the Nazi death camp of Treblinka.
2nd of August 1943 EVENT World War II: the Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future U.S. President, saves all but two of his crew.
2nd of August 1944 EVENT ASNOM: birth of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia, celebrated as Day of the Republic in the Republic of Macedonia.
2nd of August 1945 EVENT World War II: the Potsdam Conference, at which the Allied Powers discuss the future of defeated Germany, is concluded.
2nd of August 1964 EVENT Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident : North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy.
2nd of August 1968 EVENT An earthquake hits Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines killing more than 270 people and wounding 261.
2nd of August 1973 EVENT A flash fire kills 51 at the Summerland amusement centre at Douglas, Isle of Man.
2nd of August 1980 EVENT A bomb explodes at the railway station in Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.
2nd of August 1985 EVENT Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
2nd of August 1989 EVENT A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.
2nd of August 1989 EVENT Pakistan is re-admitted to the Commonwealth of Nations after having restoring democracy for the first time since 1972.
2nd of August 1990 EVENT Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
2nd of August 2005 EVENT Air France Flight 358, landed at Toronto Pearson International Airport, and ran off the runway causing the plane to burst into flames. There are 12 serious injuries and no fatalities.
2nd of August 1455 BIRTHDAY John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1499)
2nd of August 1533 BIRTHDAY Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)
2nd of August 1612 BIRTHDAY Saskia van Uylenburgh, wife of Rembrandt van Rijn (d. 1642)
2nd of August 1672 BIRTHDAY Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)
2nd of August 1674 BIRTHDAY Philip II, Duke of Orleans, Regent of France (d. 1723)
2nd of August 1696 BIRTHDAY Mahmud I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1754)
2nd of August 1702 BIRTHDAY Dietrich of Anhalt-Dessau, German Prince (d. 1769)
2nd of August 1703 BIRTHDAY Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)
2nd of August 1740 BIRTHDAY Jean Baptiste Camille Canclaux, French general (d. 1817)
2nd of August 1788 BIRTHDAY Leopold Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1853)
2nd of August 1815 BIRTHDAY Adolf Friedrich von Schack, German writer (d. 1894)
2nd of August 1820 BIRTHDAY John Tyndall, British physicist (d. 1893)
2nd of August 1828 BIRTHDAY Manuel Pavia y Rodriguez de Alburquerque, Spanish general (d. 1895)
2nd of August 1834 BIRTHDAY Frederic Bartholdi, French sculptor (d. 1904)
2nd of August 1835 BIRTHDAY Elisha Gray, American inventor and entrepreneur (d. 1901)
2nd of August 1858 BIRTHDAY Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen of the Netherlands (d. 1934)
2nd of August 1865 BIRTHDAY Irving Babbitt, American literary critic (d. 1933)
2nd of August 1865 BIRTHDAY John Radecki, Australian stained glass artist (d. 1955)
2nd of August 1868 BIRTHDAY King Constantine I of Greece (d. 1923)
2nd of August 1871 BIRTHDAY John French Sloan, American artist (d. 1951)
2nd of August 1872 BIRTHDAY George E. Stewart, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1946)
2nd of August 1875 BIRTHDAY Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian painter (d. 1957)
2nd of August 1878 BIRTHDAY Aino Kallas, Finnish-born Estonian author (d. 1956)
2nd of August 1882 BIRTHDAY Red Ames, American baseball player (d. 1936)
2nd of August 1884 BIRTHDAY Romulo Gallegos, 46th President of Venezuela (d. 1969)
2nd of August 1886 BIRTHDAY John Alexander Douglas McCurdy Canadian aviator (d. 1961)
2nd of August 1887 BIRTHDAY Tommy Ward, South African cricketer (d. 1936)
2nd of August 1890 BIRTHDAY Marin Sais, American actress (d. 1971)
2nd of August 1891 BIRTHDAY Arthur Bliss, British composer and Master of the Queen's Music (d. 1975)
2nd of August 1891 BIRTHDAY Viktor Maksimovich Zhirmunsky, Russian literary historian and linguist (d. 1971)
2nd of August 1892 BIRTHDAY Jack Warner, Canadian-born American film producer (d. 1978)
2nd of August 1895 BIRTHDAY Matt Henderson, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1970)
2nd of August 1896 BIRTHDAY Lorenzo Herrera, Venezuelan singer and composer (d. 1960)
2nd of August 1897 BIRTHDAY Karl Otto Koch, German SS officer (d. 1945)
2nd of August 1897 BIRTHDAY Max Weber, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1974)
2nd of August 1899 BIRTHDAY Charles Bennett, British screenwriter (d. 1995)
2nd of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Helen Morgan, American actress (d. 1941)
2nd of August 1905 BIRTHDAY Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer (d. 1963)
2nd of August 1905 BIRTHDAY Myrna Loy, American actress (d. 1993)
2nd of August 1907 BIRTHDAY Mary Hamman, American writer (d. 1984)
2nd of August 1910 BIRTHDAY Roger MacDougall, Scottish writer (d. 1993)
2nd of August 1912 BIRTHDAY Ann Dvorak, American actress (d. 1979)
2nd of August 1912 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Zerjavic, Croatian statistician (d. 2001)
2nd of August 1912 BIRTHDAY Palle Huld, Danish actor (d. 2010)
2nd of August 1914 BIRTHDAY Felix Leclerc, Quebec singer, songwriter and writer (d. 1988)
2nd of August 1914 BIRTHDAY Beatrice Straight, American actress (d. 2001)
2nd of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Gary Merrill, American actor (d. 1990)
2nd of August 1919 BIRTHDAY Nehemiah Persoff, American actor
2nd of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Louis Pauwels, French journalist and writer (d. 1997)
2nd of August 1923 BIRTHDAY Shimon Peres, Israeli politician, Prime Minister of Israel and the ninth President of the State of Israel
2nd of August 1924 BIRTHDAY James Baldwin, American writer (d. 1987)
2nd of August 1924 BIRTHDAY Carroll O'Connor, American actor (d. 2001)
2nd of August 1924 BIRTHDAY Joe Harnell, American pianist, composer and arranger (d. 2005)
2nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player
2nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY John Dexter, English stage and film director (d. 1990)
2nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Alan Whicker, British journalist and broadcaster
2nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinian dictator, 43rd President of Argentina
2nd of August 1926 BIRTHDAY Betsy Bloomingdale, American socialite
2nd of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Hilton, English cricketer (d. 1990)
2nd of August 1930 BIRTHDAY Vali Myers, Australian painter (d. 2003)
2nd of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Pierre DuMaine, American Catholic bishop
2nd of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer (d. 2007)
2nd of August 1931 BIRTHDAY Eddie Fuller, South African cricketer (d. 2008)
2nd of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Lamar Hunt, American sports executive (d. 2006)
2nd of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Peter O'Toole, Irish actor
2nd of August 1933 BIRTHDAY Ioannis Varvitsiotis, Greek politician
2nd of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Valery Bykovsky, Soviet cosmonaut
2nd of August 1935 BIRTHDAY Hank Cochran, American country music singer and songwriter (d. 2010)
2nd of August 1937 BIRTHDAY Billy Cannon, American football player
2nd of August 1937 BIRTHDAY Garth Hudson, Canadian organist and keyboardist (The Band)
2nd of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Pierre de Bane, French-Canadian politician
2nd of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Dave Balon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
2nd of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Terry Peck, Falkland Islands-born British soldier (d. 2006)
2nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Wes Craven, American film director
2nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Barber, American political theorist
2nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY John W. Snow, American 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury
2nd of August 1940 BIRTHDAY Will Tura, Belgian singer
2nd of August 1941 BIRTHDAY Doris Coley, American singer (Shirelles) (d. 2000)
2nd of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Isabel Allende, Chilean author
2nd of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Tom Burgmeier, American baseball player
2nd of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Max Wright, American actor
2nd of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Nana Vasconcelos, Brazilian jazz percussionist and vocalist
2nd of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Jim Capaldi, British drummer and songwriter (Traffic) (d. 2005)
2nd of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Joanna Cassidy, American actress
2nd of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Alex Jesaulenko, Australian rules footballer
2nd of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Massiel, Spanish singer
2nd of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Andy Fairweather Low, Welsh guitarist (Amen Corner)
2nd of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Dennis Prager, American radio talk show host and author
2nd of August 1949 BIRTHDAY James Fallows, American journalist
2nd of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Jussi Adler-Olsen, Danish author
2nd of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Lance Ito, American judge
2nd of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Sue Rodriguez, Canadian assisted suicide advocate (d. 1994)
2nd of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Joe Lynn Turner, American singer (Deep Purple, Rainbow)
2nd of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Per Westerberg, Swedish politician
2nd of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Andrew Gold, American singer-songwriter
2nd of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Freddie Wadling, Swedish singer and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet)
2nd of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Marjo, Quebec singer
2nd of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Butch Patrick, American actor
2nd of August 1954 BIRTHDAY James Charles Kopp, American anti-abortion militant, murderer of Barnett Slepian
2nd of August 1954 BIRTHDAY Sammy McIlroy, Northern Irish footballer and manager
2nd of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
2nd of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Tim Dunigan, American actor
2nd of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Tony Godden, English footballer
2nd of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Fulvio Melia, Italian-born American physicist, astrophysicist and author
2nd of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Jim Neidhart, American professional wrestler
2nd of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Isabel Pantoja, Spanish singer
2nd of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Mojo Nixon, American singer, lyricist and actor
2nd of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Butch Vig, American record producer and drummer (Garbage)
2nd of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Farhat Basir Khan, Indian Photography and Media Activist Academician, a critically acclaimed Media Professional.
2nd of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Arshad Ayub, Indian cricketer
2nd of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Victoria Jackson, American comedian
2nd of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Apollonia Kotero, American singer and actress
2nd of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Neal Morse, American keyboardist and vocalist (Spock's Beard, Transatlantic)
2nd of August 1960 BIRTHDAY David Yow, American vocalist (Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard)
2nd of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Linda Fratianne, American figure skater
2nd of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Cold 187um, American rapper (Above the Law)
2nd of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Graham Dye, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Scarlet Party, The Alan Parsons Project)
2nd of August 1962 BIRTHDAY Cynthia Stevenson, Canadian actress
2nd of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Daniel Pelosi, American convicted murderer
2nd of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Laura Bennett, American architect and designer
2nd of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Frank Biela, German racing driver
2nd of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Mary-Louise Parker, American actress
2nd of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Hisanobu Watanabe, Japanese baseball player and coach
2nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Takayuki Iizuka, Japanese professional wrestler
2nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Tim Wakefield, American baseball player
2nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY M.V. Sridhar, Indian cricketer
2nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Aline Brosh McKenna, American screenwriter
2nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Aaron Krickstein, American tennis player
2nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Stefan Effenberg, German footballer
2nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY John Stanier, American drummer Helmet
2nd of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Cedric Ceballos, American basketball player
2nd of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer
2nd of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Jan Axel Blomberg Norwegian drummer (Dimmu Borgir, Winds, Mayhem)
2nd of August 1969 BIRTHDAY Richard Hallebeek, Dutch jazz guitarist
2nd of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Tony Amonte, American ice hockey player
2nd of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Kevin Smith, American director and screenwriter
2nd of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Philo Wallace, Barbiadian West Indies cricketer
2nd of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Michael Hughes, Irish footballer
2nd of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Alice Evans, English actress
2nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Mohamed Al-Deayea, Saudi Arabian footballer
2nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Jacinda Barrett, Australian model and actress
2nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Daniele Nardello, Italian cyclist
2nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer
2nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Hiroyuki Goto, Japanese game designer
2nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer
2nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Danie Keulder, Namibian cricketer
2nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Reyn Ouwehand, Dutch C=64 Composer
2nd of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Phil Williams, Radio 5live Presenter
2nd of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress
2nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Mineiro, Brazilian footballer
2nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Ingrid Rubio, Spanish actress
2nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Xu Huaiwen, Chinese-born German badminton player
2nd of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Reyes Estevez, Spanish mid-distance runner
2nd of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Sam Worthington, Australian actor
2nd of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Jay Heaps, American footballer
2nd of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Michael Weiss, American figure skater
2nd of August 1976 BIRTHDAY Mohammad Zahid, Pakistani cricketer
2nd of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Edward Furlong, American actor
2nd of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Goran Gavrancic, Serbian footballer
2nd of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Matt Guerrier, American baseball player
2nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Marco Bonura, Italian footballer
2nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Reuben Kosgei, Kenyan middle- and long-distance runner
2nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Donna Air, English television presenter
2nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Ivica Banovic, Croatian footballer
2nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Nadia Bjorlin, American actress
2nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor
2nd of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Aleksander Emelianenko, Russian MMA fighter, brother of Fedor Emelianenko
2nd of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Helder Postiga, Portuguese footballer
2nd of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Sara Foster, American actress
2nd of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
2nd of August 1982 BIRTHDAY Kerry Rhodes, American football player
2nd of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Nick Diaz, American MMA fighter
2nd of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Giampaolo Pazzini, Italian footballer
2nd of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Harry Smith, Canadian professional wrestler
2nd of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Britt Nicole, American Christian pop vocalist
2nd of August 1986 BIRTHDAY Mathieu Razanakolona, Canadian-born Malagasy skier
2nd of August 1988 BIRTHDAY Brittany Hargest, American singer
2nd of August 1990 BIRTHDAY Skylar Diggins, American basketball player
2nd of August 1991 BIRTHDAY Evander Kane, Canadian ice hockey player
2nd of August 1992 BIRTHDAY Hallie Kate Eisenberg, American actress
2nd of August 0686 DEATH Pope John V (birth year unknown)
2nd of August 0924 DEATH King AElfweard of Wessex (Born 904)
2nd of August 1100 DEATH King William II of England (Born c. 1056)
2nd of August 1222 DEATH Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (Born 1156)
2nd of August 1316 DEATH Louis of Burgundy, Prince of Achaea (Born 1297)
2nd of August 1445 DEATH Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer (Born 1376 or 1377)
2nd of August 1511 DEATH Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader (Born c. 1466)
2nd of August 1589 DEATH King Henry III of France (Born 1551)
2nd of August 1611 DEATH Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (Born 1562)
2nd of August 1696 DEATH Robert Campbell of Glenlyon, Scottish military commander (Born 1630)
2nd of August 1769 DEATH Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (Born 1689)
2nd of August 1776 DEATH Louis Francois I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (Born 1717)
2nd of August 1788 DEATH Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Born 1727)
2nd of August 1799 DEATH Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier, French inventor (Born 1745)
2nd of August 1815 DEATH Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal (Born 1763)
2nd of August 1823 DEATH Lazare Carnot, French general, politician and mathematician (Born 1753)
2nd of August 1849 DEATH Governor Muhammad Ali of Egypt (Born 1769)
2nd of August 1859 DEATH Horace Mann, American educator and abolitionist (Born 1796)
2nd of August 1876 DEATH Wild Bill Hickok, American gunfighter (Born 1837)
2nd of August 1889 DEATH Eduardo Gutierrez, Argentinian writer (Born 1851)
2nd of August 1890 DEATH Louise-Victorine Ackermann, French poet (Born 1813)
2nd of August 1903 DEATH Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (Born 1850)
2nd of August 1920 DEATH Ormer Locklear, American stunt pilot (Born 1891)
2nd of August 1921 DEATH Enrico Caruso, Italian tenor (Born 1873)
2nd of August 1922 DEATH Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-born Canadian inventor of the first practical telephone (Born 1847)
2nd of August 1923 DEATH Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States (Born 1865)
2nd of August 1929 DEATH Mae Costello, American actress (Born 1882)
2nd of August 1934 DEATH Paul von Hindenburg, German field marshal and 2nd President of Germany (Born 1847)
2nd of August 1936 DEATH Louis Bleriot, French aviation pioneer (Born 1872)
2nd of August 1939 DEATH Harvey Spencer Lewis, American Rosicrucian mystic (Born 1883)
2nd of August 1945 DEATH Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer (Born 1863)
2nd of August 1955 DEATH Alfred Lepine, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1901)
2nd of August 1967 DEATH Walter Terence Stace, British philosopher (Born 1886)
2nd of August 1972 DEATH Helen Hoyt, American poet (Born 1887)
2nd of August 1972 DEATH Brian Cole, American bass player (The Association) (Born 1942)
2nd of August 1973 DEATH Jean-Pierre Melville, French film director (Born 1917)
2nd of August 1974 DEATH W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver (Born 1893)
2nd of August 1976 DEATH Fritz Lang, Austrian film director (Born 1890)
2nd of August 1978 DEATH Carlos Chavez, Mexican composer (Born 1899)
2nd of August 1979 DEATH Thurman Munson, American baseball player (Born 1947)
2nd of August 1983 DEATH James Jamerson, American bassist (Born 1936)
2nd of August 1986 DEATH Roy Cohn, American politician (Born 1927)
2nd of August 1988 DEATH Raymond Carver, American writer (Born 1938)
2nd of August 1988 DEATH Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (Born 1914)
2nd of August 1990 DEATH Norman Mclean, American writer (Born 1902)
2nd of August 1990 DEATH Edwin Richfield, British actor (Born 1921)
2nd of August 1992 DEATH Michel Berger, French singer and songwriter (Born 1947)
2nd of August 1996 DEATH Michel Debre, French politician (Born 1912)
2nd of August 1996 DEATH Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Somalian warlord (Born 1934)
2nd of August 1997 DEATH William S. Burroughs, American writer (Born 1914)
2nd of August 1997 DEATH Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian multi-instrumentalist (Born 1938)
2nd of August 1998 DEATH Shari Lewis, American puppeteer (Born 1933)
2nd of August 2001 DEATH Ron Townson, American singer (The 5th Dimension) (Born 1933)
2nd of August 2003 DEATH Don Estelle, British actor (Born 1933)
2nd of August 2003 DEATH Mike Levey, American television personality (Born 1948)
2nd of August 2003 DEATH Peter Safar, Austrian physician (Born 1924)
2nd of August 2004 DEATH Don Tosti, American violinist, composer and bandleader (Born 1923)
2nd of August 2004 DEATH Francois Craenhals, Belgian comics artist (Born 1926)
2nd of August 2005 DEATH Steven Vincent, American journalist and writer (Born 1955)
2nd of August 2007 DEATH Chauncey Bailey, American journalist and editor (Born 1950)
2nd of August 2007 DEATH Holden Roberto, Angolan founder and leader of the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA) (Born 1923)
2nd of August 2007 DEATH Kay Dotrice, English repertory actress (Born 1929)
2nd of August 2008 DEATH Fujio Akatsuka, Japanese cartoonist (Born 1935)

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