Famous Deaths In July - 23
Thursday, 09 July 2020
1927 On July - 23 saad Zaghlul, Egyptian parliament chairman, dies at 74
1930 On July - 23 glenn Hammond Curtiss, aviation pioneer/airplane builder, dies at 52
1932 Death of Tenby Davies, Welsh half-mile world champion runner (b. 1884) on this day in history.
1933 Max Schillings, German composer/conductor (Mona Lisa), dies at 65 on July - 23.
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on this day in history.
1943 On July - 23 emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 On July - 23 death of bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.
1948 On July - 23 d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies
1951 Henri Philippe PĂ©tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
1957 G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61 on July - 23.
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1968 Death of Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on this day in history.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on July - 23.
1974 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90 on July - 23.
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 RenĂ© de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on July - 23.
1980 On this day in history death of sarto Fournier, Mayor of Montreal (b. 1908)
1982 On July - 23 death of vic Morrow, actor (Cimmaron), killed during "Twilight Zone" at 53
1983 Georges Auric, French composer (It Always Rains on Sunday), dies at 84 on July - 23.
1984 Lloyd Gough, actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77 on this day in history.
1985 Kay Kyser, bandleader (Kay Kyser's Kollege), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73
1988 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies on July - 23.
1989 On this day in history death of donald Barthelme, American author (b. 1931)
1990 On this day in history georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
1992 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94 on July - 23.
1993 On this day in history death of james Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl SC