Famous Deaths In July - 27
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1931 On this day in history death of auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (b. 1848)
1934 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79 on July - 27.
1941 On July - 27 death of alfred Henry O'Keeffe, New Zealand artist (b. 1858)
1942 William Matthew Finders Petrie, Egyptologist, dies on this day in history.
1943 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (1st Currie Cup-winning captain), dies on this day in history.
1944 On July - 27 victor Jean Leonard Vreuls, composer, dies at 68
1946 On this day in history gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72
1948 On July - 27 francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91
1952 Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history j M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa 1910-28), dies
1958 Death of Claire Chennault, American military leader (b. 1893) on this day in history.
1961 On July - 27 theodore Chanler, composer, dies at 59
1962 Edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies on this day in history.
1965 On July - 27 death of henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
1968 On July - 27 anton van Duinkerken, [Willem J M A Asselbergs], literary, dies
1970 Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal (1932-68), dies on this day in history.
1971 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83 on July - 27.
1974 Lightning Slim, blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1976 Death of Ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" on July - 27.
1978 Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1979 Ettore Manni, actor (Street People, Divine Nymph), dies at 52 on July - 27.
1980 Pahlawi Mohammed Reza, shah of Persia (1941-79), dies in Cairo at 60 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history billy [William] Wyler, US director (Ben Hur, Funny Girl), dies
1982 On July - 27 dan Seymour, actor (We the People, Sing it Again), dies at 67
1983 On this day in history mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistani left-arm quick 1965), dies
1984 James Mason, British actor (Lolita), dies of a heart attack at 75 on July - 27.
1985 On July - 27 joseph "Smoky Joe" Wood, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95
1986 Leroy Holmes, orch leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1987 Travis Jackson, baseball player (NY Giants), dies at 83 on July - 27.
1988 On this day in history death of judith Barsi, child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11
1990 On this day in history bobby Day, rocker (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
1991 Carol Gillies, actress (Back Home, Baby Boom), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
1993 On this day in history reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27