The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on August 9th

Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac (1957 - 2008)

American actor and comedian
Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate (1943 - 1969)

American actress
Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia (1942 - 1995)

American musician and guitarist
Trajan

Trajan (53 AD - 117 AD)

Roman emperor
Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines (1946 - 2003)

American actor, singer, and dancer
Frank Gifford

Frank Gifford (1930 - 2015)

American football player and sportscaster
Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel (1834 - 1919)

German biologist and philosopher
Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike (1874 - 1949)

American psychologist
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy

Patrick Bouvier Kennedy (1963 - 1963)

American son of John F. Kennedy
Frank Whittle

Frank Whittle (1907 - 1996)

English engineer and inventor, developed the jet engine
Edith Stein

Edith Stein (1891 - 1942)

German nun, philosopher, and saint
Jacqueline Cochran

Jacqueline Cochran (1906 - 1980)

Aviator, test pilot, spokesperson, and businessperson
Al Freeman

Al Freeman (1934 - 2012)

American actor, director and acting teacher
James Van Allen

James Van Allen (1914 - 2006)

American nuclear physicist
George Kenney

George Kenney (1889 - 1977)

United States Army general
Herb Thomas

Herb Thomas (1923 - 2000)

American racing driver
Poul Nielsen

Poul Nielsen (1891 - 1962)

Danish footballer
Jackie Cochran

Jackie Cochran (1906 - 1980)

American pilot and business executive