Famous Deaths on 4th July

Deaths 1 - 144 of 144

907 - Luitpold, Margrave of Bavaria
943 - Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (b. 877)
965 - Pope Benedict V, Italian Roman Catholic Pope (b. unknown)
973 - Ulrich of Augsburg, German bishop (b. 890)
1187 - Reinoud van Châtillon, French prince of Antioch, dies
1301 - Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle
1307 - Rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies
1336 - Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65
1498 - Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies
1541 - Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish occupier, dies at about 56
1546 - Hayreddin Barbarossa, Admiral of the Ottoman Navy (b. 1478)
1578 - Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies
1603 - Philippus the Monte, priest/bandmaster/composer, dies at 82
1623 - William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80
1627 - Thomas Middleton, Elizabethan dramatist (Women Beware Women), dies
1648 - Antoine Daniel, French Jesuit missionary, one of the Canadian Martyrs (b. 1601)
1672 - Ambrosius Reiner, composer, dies at 67
1672 - Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48
1742 - Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (b. 1671)
1754 - Philippe Néricault Destouches, French dramatist and author (b. 1680)
1757 - Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38
1761 - Samuel Richardson, English writer (b. 1689)
1768 - Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58
1780 - Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67
1787 - Charles, prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France, dies at 71
1789 - Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59
1821 - Richard Cosway, English artist (b. 1742)
1826 - John Adams, 2nd president (1797-1801), dies at 90
US President Thomas JeffersonUS President Thomas Jefferson (1826) 1826 - Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (1801-09), dies at 83
1831 - James Monroe, 5th president (1817-25), dies at 73
1840 - Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery dies at 53
1845 - Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies
1848 - Francois Rene de Chateaubriand, French novelist (Atala)/diplomat, dies
1850 - William Kirby, English entomologist (b. 1759)
1851 - Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67
1854 - Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72
1856 - Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64
1857 - William L. Marcy, American statesman (b. 1786)
Surgeon Karl Ferdinand von GraefeSurgeon Karl Ferdinand von Graefe (1840) 1863 - Paul Joseph Revere, US grandson of Paul Revere/Union brig-gen, dies
1881 - Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Finnish statesman (b. 1806)
1882 - Joseph Brackett, American composer (b. 1797)
1888 - Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Schimmelreiter), dies at 70
1889 - Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
1891 - Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
1891 - Hannibal Hamlin, U.S. Vice President (b. 1809)
1901 - John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies
1902 - Swami Vivekananda, Indian spiritual leader (b. 1863)
1905 - Élisée Reclus, French anarchist (b. 1830)
1910 - Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75
1910 - Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
1910 - Melville Weston Fuller, 8th Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1833)
1916 - Alan Seeger, American war poet (b. 1888)
1917 - Johan H C Kern, Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84
1922 - Lothar von Richthofen, German pilot (b. 1894)
1923 - Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67
1926 - Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Saint (b. 1901)
1929 - Otto Taubmann, composer, dies at 70
1931 - Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
1931 - Hussein ibn-Ali, sjarif Mecca/king/kalief of Hedzjaz (1917-24), dies
1934 - Chaim Nachman Bialik, zionist poet, dies
Physicist Marie CuriePhysicist Marie Curie (1934) 1934 - Marie Curie, French-Polish Physicist/Chemist, dies at 66
1938 - Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56
1938 - Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia
1941 - Antoni Łomnicki, Polish mathematician (b. 1881)
1943 - Wladyslaw Sikorski, gen/PM of Poland in exile (1939-43), dies at 62
1946 - Othenio Able, Austria paleontology, dies at 71
1946 - Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp overseer (b. 1922)
1948 - Monteiro Lobato, Brazilian writer (b. 1882)
1952 - Walter Long, dies at 73
1957 - Judy Tyler, actress (Princess-Howdy Doody), dies at 24 in car crash
1958 - Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
1961 - Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83
1962 - Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
1963 - Fritz Reuter, composer, dies at 66
1963 - Grant Richards, actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48
1963 - Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1889)
1970 - Harold Vanderbilt, America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85
1970 - Barnett Newman, American artist (b. 1905)
1971 - Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29
1971 - Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies
1971 - Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94
1971 - August Derleth, American writer and editor (b. 1909)
1973 - Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39
1974 - Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies
1975 - Georgette Heyer, English author (b. 1902)
1976 - Antoni Słonimski, Polish poet (b. 1895)
1977 - Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (b. 1918)
1979 - Lee Wai Tong, Chinese footballer (b. 1905)
1980 - Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (b. 1895)
1982 - Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
1982 - Terry Higgins, early British AIDS death (b. 1945)
1983 - Claus Adam, composer, dies at 65
1984 - Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (b. 1949)
1985 - John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83
1986 - Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
1986 - Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (b. 1899)
1988 - Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident
1991 - Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
1992 - Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
1992 - Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies
1993 - Anne Shirley, actress (Stella Dallas), dies of lung cancer at 75
1993 - Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
1993 - Felix White, choreographer (Black Vibrations Theatre), dies at 65
1994 - Arthur Berry, artist, dies at 69
1994 - Juan Gil Poet-Albert, dies at 90
1994 - Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Pipo the Clown, Anne Frank), dies at 55
1994 - Rupert Davies, methodist scholar, dies at 84
1994 - Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies
1994 - Joey Marella, American professional wrestling referee (b. 1964)
1995 - Bob Ross, artist, dies at 52
1995 - Eva Gabor, actress (Green Acres), dies at 76
1995 - Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar, dies at 85
1995 - Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis great, dies of stomach cancer at 67
1996 - Clay Jones, gardener, dies at 72
1996 - Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr, dies at 58
1997 - Charles Kuralt, news anchor (CBS Sunday Morning), dies at 62
1999 - Leo Garel, American artist and cartoonist (b.1917)
2000 - Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, Polish writer (b. 1919)
2001 - Keenan Milton, Professional Skater (b. 1974)
2002 - Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American general (b. 1912)
2002 - Mansoor Hekmat, Iranian politician (b. 1951)
2002 - Winnifred Quick, American Titanic survivor (b. 1904)
Singer Barry WhiteSinger Barry White (2003) 2003 - Barry White, American singer, dies at 58
2003 - André Claveau, French singer (b. 1915)
2004 - Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
2004 - Frank Robinson (Xylophone Man), an eccentric street entertainer in Nottingham, England (b. 1932)
2005 - Hank Stram, American football coach (b. 1923)
2007 - Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
2007 - Bill Pinkney, American singer and performer (b. 1925)
2008 - Charles Wheeler, British journalist (b. 1923)
2008 - Jesse Helms, American politician (b. 1921)
2008 - Terrence Kiel, American Football Player (b. 1980)
2008 - Thomas M. Disch, American science fiction author (b. 1940)
2008 - Evelyn Keyes, American actress (b. 1916)
2009 - Brenda Joyce, American actress (b. 1917)
2009 - Allen Klein, American record label executive (b. 1931)
2009 - Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)
2009 - Steve McNair, American football player (b. 1973)
2009 - Lasse Strömstedt, Swedish writer (b. 1935)
2009 - Jean-Baptiste Tati Loutard, Congolese politician (b.1938)
2009 - Jim Chapin, American drummer (b.1919)
2010 - Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-born Lebanese Shiite Muslim cleric and Hezbollah mentor (b. 1935)
2011 - Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999) (b. 1912)
2012 - Jimmy Bivins [James], American Hall of Fame boxer, dies from pneumonia at 92

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