Famous Deaths on this Day in History

Deaths in History for Tuesday 29th July 2014

Deaths 1 - 105 of 105

238 - Pupienus, Roman Emperor
238 - Balbinus, Roman Emperor
1030 - Olaf Haraldsson, King of Norway, dies in battle of Stiklestad
1095 - Ladislaus I Arpad de Heilige, King of Hungary, dies
1099 - Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
1108 - King Philip I, King of the Franks 1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1164 - Olaf, King of Norway, dies
1507 - Martin Behaim, German-born navigator and geographer (b. 1459)
1573 - Spanish prince of Eboli, dies
1596 - Jacobus Latomus, Flemish poet (Psalms/Jeremias) dies at about 84
1612 - Jacques Bongars, French scholar and diplomat (b. 1554)
1632 - Samuel Ampzing, vicar/poet (Biblical Treasures), dies
1644 - Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
King of France King Philip IKing of France King Philip I (1108) 1649 - David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
1669 - Christopher Simpson, composer, dies
1752 - Peter Warren, British admiral
1781 - Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1713)
1786 - Franz Asplmayr, composer, dies at 58
1792 - René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou, Chancellor of France (b. 1714)
1797 - Christoph Rheineck, composer, dies at 48
1808 - Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
1813 - Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (b. 1771)
1825 - Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48
1833 - William Wilberforce, English abolitionist (b. 1759)
Abolitionist William WilberforceAbolitionist William Wilberforce (1833) 1838 - Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
1839 - Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (b. 1755)
1844 - Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, composer, dies at 53
1856 - Robert A Schumann, German pianist/composer (Humoresque), dies at 46
1857 - Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54
1857 - Thomas Dick, Scottish scientific teacher and writer (b. 1774)
1859 - Auguste Mathieu Panseron, composer, dies at 63
1863 - Edward Needle Kirk, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at about 35
1886 - Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84
1886 - Solomon Gazfried, rabbi/author (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), dies
1887 - Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman (d. 1813)
Artist and painter Vincent van GoghArtist and painter Vincent van Gogh (1890) 1890 - Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France
1897 - Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74
1900 - Umberto I, Italian King (1878-1900) assassinated by Gaetano Bresci
1906 - Alexandre Luigini, composer, dies at 56
1913 - Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies
1918 - Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863)
1922 - Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81
1930 - Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
1933 - Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer, dies at 73
1934 - Didier Pitre, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1883)
1938 - Nikolai Krylenko, Russian/Soviet jurist and politician (b. 1885)
1941 - James Stephenson, actor (Sea Hawk, River's End), dies at 52
1950 - Joe Fry, British racing driver (b. 1915)
1954 - Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (b. 1879)
1956 - Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
1958 - Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61
1960 - Richard Simon, co-founder (Simon & Shuster), dies
1963 - Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies
1963 - Dorian Le Gallienne, composer, dies at 48
1964 - Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885)
1966 - Pal Jardanyi, composer, dies at 44
1970 - John G B Barbirolli, English conductor/composer, dies at 70
1970 - Jonel Perlea, composer, dies at 69
1973 - Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
1973 - Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)
1973 - Roger Williamson, English racing driver (b. 1948)
1974 - Cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), dies from heart attack in London at 32
1974 - Erich Kästner, German author (b. 1899)
1975 - James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
1976 - Mickey Cohen, American gangster (b. 1913)
1977 - Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
1978 - Wesley La Violette, composer, dies at 84
1979 - Herbert Marcuse, philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81
1979 - Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916)
1980 - Jan Tausinger, composer, dies at 58
1981 - Robert Moses, American urban planner (b. 1888)
1982 - Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
1982 - Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62
1982 - Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86
1983 - David Niven, actor (Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73
1983 - J B Charles, [Willem Nagel], Dutch criminologist/writer, dies at 83
1983 - Luis Buñuel, director (Monk), dies of cirrhosis of liver at 83
1983 - Raymond Massey, actor (Dr Kildare), dies of pneumonia at 86
1984 - Fred Waring, orchestra leader (Fred Waring Show), dies at 84
1984 - Woodrow Parfey, actor (Time Express), dies at 61 of a heart attack
1985 - James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
1987 - Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
1987 - Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (b. 1894)
1988 - Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86
1990 - Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
1992 - Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered
1993 - AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78
1994 - Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, chemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78
1994 - Francisco Veguillas, Spanish general, murdered at 68
1994 - John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill
1996 - Aruna Asaf Ali, politician, dies at 88
1996 - Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (b. 1919)
1996 - Jason Thirsk, American bassist (Pennywise) (b. 1967)
1998 - Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (b. 1918)
2001 - Edward Gierek, Polish politician (b. 1913)
2001 - Wau Holland, German computer hacker (b. 1951)
2003 - Foday Sankoh, Sierra Leonean rebel leader (b. 1937)
2004 - Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
2007 - Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
2007 - Michel Serrault, French actor (b. 1928)
2007 - Tom Snyder, American television personality (b. 1936)
2007 - Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921)
2008 - Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (b. 1989)
2009 - Gayatri Devi, Ex-Maharani of Indian state Jaipur. (b. 1919)
2013 - Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian footballer, dies from heart failure at 27

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