Famous Deaths on 3rd July

Deaths 1 - 107 of 107

683 - Leo II, Pope (681-83), dies
1090 - Egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
1570 - Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
1642 - Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
1672 - Francis Willughby, English biologist (b. 1635)
1704 - Sophia Alekseyevna, regent of Russia (b. 1657)
1749 - William Jones, Welsh mathematician (b. 1675)
1778 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer/composer (Pygmalion), dies
1778 - Anna Maria Pertl Mozart, mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1720)
1795 - Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
1795 - Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
1801 - Johann Nepomuk Went, composer, dies at 56
1809 - Joseph Quesnel, French-Canadian composer and playwright (b. 1746)
1816 - Dorothea Jordan, French actress/mistress (William IV), dies at 65
1858 - Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter (b. 1806)
1862 - William Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40
1863 - Alonzo Hersford Cushing, US Union lt, dies in battle at about 22
1863 - Lewis Addison Armistead, Confederate brigadier general Gettysburg/dies in battle at 46
1863 - Little Crow, [Ta-oya-te-duta], Santee Sioux indian chief, dies
1863 - Richard Brooke Garnett, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45
1863 - Samuel Kosciuzko Zook, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 40
1863 - George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
1873 - Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer, dies at 57
1891 - Stefano Golinelli, composer, dies at 72
1904 - Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies
1904 - Edouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)
1908 - Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
1910 - Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
1910 - Mordecai Sherwin, English cricket wicketkeeper (Aust 1886-88), dies
The Witch of Wall Street Hetty GreenThe Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green (1916) 1916 - henrietta (Hetty) Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies at 81
1918 - Sultan Mehmed V of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1844)
1933 - Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80
1934 - Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
1935 - André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
1940 - George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies
1942 - Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (b. 1856)
1948 - Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
1948 - Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
Argentine President Hipólito YrigoyenArgentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen (1933) 1952 - Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
1952 - Henriette Bosmans, composer, dies
1954 - Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)
1957 - Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
1957 - Dolf Luque, baseball player (b. 1890)
1960 - Alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
1965 - Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1965 - Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
1966 - Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
1966 - Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, theorist, dies at 81
1966 - Joseph Deems Taylor, composer, dies at 80
1967 - John Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50
1969 - Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns to death at 25
1969 - Hermann Grabner, composer, dies at 83
Rocker Jim MorrisonRocker Jim Morrison (1971) 1971 - Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27
1971 - Ricci Riano, entertainer, dies after long illness at 71
1972 - Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
1973 - Charles Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto), dies at 63
1974 - John C Ransom, US poet (World's Body), dies
1976 - Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58
1977 - Hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63
1977 - Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered
1978 - James Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59
1979 - Louis Durey, French composer (b. 1888)
1981 - Ross Martin, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61
1982 - Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies aged 96
1983 - John Fleming (Jack) Brock, scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, 78
1984 - Raoul Salan, French general/OAS leader (Algeria), dies at 85
1985 - Frank Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager (b. 1893)
1986 - Rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84
1987 - Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90
1988 - Gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68
1989 - Andrei Gromyko, Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday
1989 - Jim Backus, actor (Magoo, Gilligan's Island), dies at 76 of pneumonia
1990 - Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
1990 - Maurice Girodias, French publisher, dies at 71
1991 - Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
1992 - Arline Bletcher, entertainer, dies of natural causes at 99
1992 - Marc Tannenbaum, rabbi (only Jew to attend Vatican II), dies at 66
1993 - Don Drysdale, American Major League Baseball player, dies of a heart attack at 56
1993 - "Curly" Joe DeRita, last of Three Stooges, dies of pneumonia at 83
1994 - Felix Kelly, artist, dies at 80
1994 - Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew HoadTennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad (1994) 1994 - Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), dies of a heart attack at 59
1994 - Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
1995 - Albert Hardy, photographer, dies at 82
1995 - Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist, dies at 47
1995 - Gil Wolman, situationist, dies at 65
1995 - Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
1996 - Raaj Kumar, actor (Tiranga, Saudagar), dies at 68
1998 - Danielle Bunten Berry, American software developer (b. 1949)
1999 - Mark Sandman, American musician (b. 1952)
2000 - Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor (b. 1944)
2001 - Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (b. 1931)
2001 - Johnny Russell, American country singer and songwriter (b. 1940)
2003 - Gaetano Alibrandi, Papal diplomat (b. 1914)
2004 - Andrian Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1929)
2005 - Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)
2005 - Gaylord Nelson, American politician (b. 1916)
2006 - Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)
2006 - Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
2007 - Alice Timander, Swedish dentist (b. 1915)
2007 - Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (b. 1927)
2008 - Ernie Cooksey, English Footballer (b. 1980)
2008 - Larry Harmon, American entertainer and TV producer (b. 1925)
2008 - Clive Hornby, English soap actor - Emmerdale (b. 1944)
2008 - Oliver Schroer, Canadian fiddler and composer (b. 1956)
2009 - John A. Keel, American Fortean, television scriptwriter, author of The Mothman Prophecies (b. 1930)
2012 - Andy Griffith, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 86

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