Famous Deaths In July - 11
Friday, 14 August 2020
1896 Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian (Olympia), dies at 81 on July - 11.
1898 On July - 11 charles Chanoine, French lt/mass murderer in Senegal, dies
1909 Simon Newcomb, celestial mechanics authority (Stars), dies at 74 on July - 11.
1914 On this day in history julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies
1916 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies on July - 11.
1921 Gabriel Lippmann, French physicist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history gertrude M L Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & Sown), dies at 57
1929 Death of Billy Mosforth, English footballer (b. 1857) on July - 11.
1936 Death of James Murray, American actor (b. 1901) on this day in history.
1937 George Gershwin, composer (American in Paris), dies at 38 on this day in history.
1942 On July - 11 simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau
1944 On July - 11 wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle
1948 On July - 11 gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies
1950 Timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1958 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter, dies at 69 on July - 11.
1959 C W L Parker, cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever), dies on July - 11.
1964 Maurice Thorez, sec-general French communist party, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history ray Collins, actor (Halls of Ivy, Perry Mason), dies at 75
1966 On this day in history delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
1967 Death of Guy Favreau, French Canadian lawyer, politician and judge (b. 1917) on July - 11.
1971 On July - 11 carleton Young, actor (Court of Last Resorts), dies at 64
1973 On July - 11 alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov, Russian composer (Zavod), dies at 72
1974 On this day in history death of pĂ¤r Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1891)
1975 Kurt Pinthus, writer, dies at 89 on July - 11.
1979 On this day in history death of claude Wagner, French Canadian judge and politician (b. 1925)
1980 Boleslaw Woytowicz, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1983 Death of Ross Macdonald, American-Canadian writer (b. 1915) on July - 11.
1984 On this day in history karel Mengelberg, composer, dies at 81
1987 Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50 on this day in history.
1989 Laurence Olivier, acting great (Hamlet), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat, Lifespan), dies at 67
1991 On this day in history death of hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter (Satanic Verses), murdered
1992 On July - 11 annette Fischer, Danish chairman Amnesty Intl, dies
1993 On July - 11 deng Yingchao, high ranking communist China official, dies at 88