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15th of July 1099 EVENT First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final assault of a difficult siege.
15th of July 1149 EVENT The reconstructed Church of the Holy Sepulchre is consecrated in Jerusalem.
15th of July 1207 EVENT King John of England expels Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop Stephen Langton.
15th of July 1240 EVENT Swedish-Novgorodian Wars: a Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.
15th of July 1381 EVENT John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of King Richard II of England.
15th of July 1685 EVENT Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth is executed at Tower Hill, England after his defeat at the Battle of Sedgemoor on 6 July 1685.
15th of July 1741 EVENT Alexei Chirikov sights land in Southeast Alaska. He sends men ashore in a longboat, making them the first Europeans to visit Alaska.
15th of July 1789 EVENT Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, is named by acclamation colonel-general of the new National Guard of Paris.
15th of July 1799 EVENT The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-Francois Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign.
15th of July 1806 EVENT Pike expedition: United States Army Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins an expedition from Fort Bellefontaine near St. Louis, Missouri, to explore the west.
15th of July 1815 EVENT Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders aboard HMS Bellerophon.
15th of July 1823 EVENT A fire destroys the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome.
15th of July 1838 EVENT Ralph Waldo Emerson delivers the Divinity School Address at Harvard Divinity School, discounting Biblical miracles and declaring Jesus a great man, but not God. The Protestant community reacts with outrage.
15th of July 1870 EVENT Reconstruction era of the United States: Georgia becomes the last of the former Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union.
15th of July 1870 EVENT Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory are transferred to Canada from the Hudson's Bay Company, and the province of Manitoba and the North-West Territories are established from these vast territories.
15th of July 1888 EVENT The stratovolcano Mount Bandai erupts killing approximately 500 people, in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
15th of July 1916 EVENT In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing and George Conrad Westervelt incorporate Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).
15th of July 1918 EVENT World War I: the Second Battle of the Marne begins near the River Marne with a German attack.
15th of July 1920 EVENT The Polish Parliament establishes Silesian Voivodeship before the Polish-German plebiscite.
15th of July 1927 EVENT Massacre of July 15, 1927: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police in Vienna.
15th of July 1929 EVENT First weekly radio broadcast of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir radio show, Music and the Spoken Word.
15th of July 1934 EVENT Continental Airlines commences operations.
15th of July 1954 EVENT First flight of the Boeing 367-80, prototype for both the Boeing 707 and C-135 series.
15th of July 1955 EVENT Eighteen Nobel laureates sign the Mainau Declaration against nuclear weapons, later co-signed by thirty-four others.
15th of July 1959 EVENT The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
15th of July 1974 EVENT In Nicosia, Cyprus, Greek Junta-sponsored nationalists launch a coup d'etat, deposing President Makarios and installing Nikos Sampson as Cypriot president.
15th of July 1979 EVENT U.S. President Jimmy Carter gives his so-called "malaise" speech, where he characterizes the greatest threat to the country as "this crisis in the growing doubt about the meaning of our own lives and in the loss of a unity of purpose for our nation" but in which he never uses the word malaise
15th of July 1983 EVENT A terrorist attack is launched by Armenian militant organisation ASALA at the Paris-Orly Airport in Paris; it leaves 8 people dead and 55 injured.
15th of July 1996 EVENT A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.
15th of July 1997 EVENT In Miami, Florida, serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan guns down Gianni Versace outside his home.
15th of July 2002 EVENT Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
15th of July 2002 EVENT "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh pleads guilty to supplying aid to the enemy and to possession of explosives during the commission of a felony.
15th of July 2003 EVENT AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape Communications Corporation. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
15th of July 1273 BIRTHDAY Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (d. 1352)
15th of July 1353 BIRTHDAY Vladimir the Bold, Russian prince (d. 1410)
15th of July 1471 BIRTHDAY Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1494)
15th of July 1553 BIRTHDAY Archduke Ernest of Austria (d. 1595)
15th of July 1573 BIRTHDAY Inigo Jones, English architect (d. 1652)
15th of July 1606 BIRTHDAY Rembrandt, Dutch painter (d. 1669)
15th of July 1631 BIRTHDAY Jens Juel, Danish diplomat (d. 1700)
15th of July 1704 BIRTHDAY August Gottlieb Spangenberg, German religious leader (d. 1792)
15th of July 1737 BIRTHDAY Princess Louise-Marie of France, daughter of King Louis XV of France (d. 1787)
15th of July 1779 BIRTHDAY Clement Clarke Moore, American educator, author, and poet (d. 1863)
15th of July 1796 BIRTHDAY Thomas Bulfinch, American mythologist (d. 1867)
15th of July 1799 BIRTHDAY Reuben Chapman, American lawyer and politician (d. 1882)
15th of July 1808 BIRTHDAY Henry Edward Manning, English Catholic archbishop and cardinal (d. 1892)
15th of July 1812 BIRTHDAY James Hope-Scott, English barrister (d. 1873)
15th of July 1837 BIRTHDAY Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, German-born Queen consort of Portugal, wife of King Peter V of Portugal (d. 1859)
15th of July 1848 BIRTHDAY Vilfredo Pareto, Italian economist and sociologist (d. 1923)
15th of July 1850 BIRTHDAY Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, Italian-born American Catholic nun and saint (d. 1917)
15th of July 1851 BIRTHDAY Eduardo Gutierrez, Argentinian writer (d. 1889)
15th of July 1864 BIRTHDAY Marie Tempest, English singer and actress (d. 1942)
15th of July 1865 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Wirtinger, Austrian mathematician (d. 1945)
15th of July 1870 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov, Russian publisher and politician (d. 1922)
15th of July 1871 BIRTHDAY Kunikida Doppo, Japanese writer (d. 1908)
15th of July 1892 BIRTHDAY Walter Benjamin, German literary critic and writer (d. 1940)
15th of July 1893 BIRTHDAY Dick Rauch, American football player and coach (d. 1970)
15th of July 1894 BIRTHDAY Tadeusz Sendzimir, Polish-American engineer and inventor (d. 1989)
15th of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Sean Lemass, Irish politician, 3rd Taoiseach (d. 1971)
15th of July 1902 BIRTHDAY Jean Rey, Belgian politician, 2nd President of the European Commission (d. 1983)
15th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician (d. 1975)
15th of July 1904 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Arnheim, German-born American author and psychologist (d. 2007)
15th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Dorothy Fields, American librettist and lyricist (d. 1974)
15th of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Uhlenhaut, England-born German automotive engineer and test driver (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1989)
15th of July 1911 BIRTHDAY Edward Shackleton, English explorer (d. 1994)
15th of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Cowboy Copas, American country singer (d. 1963)
15th of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Abraham Sutzkever, Russian Yiddish poet (d. 2010)
15th of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Akhtar Hameed Khan, Pakistani social scientist, pioneer of microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999)
15th of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Howard Vernon, Swiss actor (d. 1996)
15th of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Hammond Innes, English writer (d. 1998)
15th of July 1915 BIRTHDAY Albert Ghiorso, American nuclear scientist (d.2010)
15th of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2003)
15th of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Joan Roberts, American actress
15th of July 1919 BIRTHDAY Iris Murdoch, Irish writer (d. 1999)
15th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Henri Colpi, French film director (d. 2006)
15th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Robert Bruce Merrifield, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2006)
15th of July 1922 BIRTHDAY Leon M. Lederman, American physicist, Nobel laureate
15th of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Philip Carey, American actor (d. 2009)
15th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine dictator (d. 2003)
15th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Driss Chraibi, Moroccan novelist (d. 2007)
15th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Nan Martin, American actress (d. 2010)
15th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Carl Woese, American microbiologist
15th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Francis Bebey, Cameroonian-born French musician and novelist (d. 2001)
15th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Charles Anthony, American tenor
15th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (d. 2004)
15th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Stephen Smale, American mathematician
15th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Richard Garneau, French-Canadian sports journalist
15th of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Clive Cussler, American novelist
15th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Ed Litzenberger, Canadian ice hockey player
15th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Paulo Moura, Brazilian clarinetist and saxophonist (d. 2010)
15th of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Julian Bream, English guitarist and lutenist
15th of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Guido Crepax, Italian comics artist (d. 2003)
15th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Harrison Birtwistle, English composer
15th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
15th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Ken Kercheval, American actor
15th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Donn Clendenon, American baseball player (d. 2005)
15th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Alex Karras, American football player and actor
15th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY George Voinovich, American politician
15th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Barry Goldwater Jr., American politician
15th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Ernie Barnes, American painter and football player (d. 2009)
15th of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Patrick Wayne, American actor
15th of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Anibal Cavaco Silva, Portuguese politician
15th of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Ronald Gene Simmons, American mass-murderer (d. 1990)
15th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Denis Heroux, French-Canadian film director and producer
15th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Mil Mascaras, Mexican professional wrestler and actor
15th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Irish astrophysicist
15th of July 1944 BIRTHDAY Millie Jackson, American singer
15th of July 1944 BIRTHDAY Jan-Michael Vincent, American actor
15th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Jurgen Mollemann, German politician (d. 2003)
15th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Linda Ronstadt, American singer
15th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Hassanal Bolkiah, 29th Sultan of Brunei
15th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Peter Banks, British guitarist (Yes)
15th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Alicia Bridges, American singer
15th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Artimus Pyle, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
15th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Trevor Horn, British music producer
15th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
15th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Colin Barnett, Australian politician
15th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Arianna Huffington, Greek-born American newspaper columnist
15th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Jesse Ventura, American professional wrestler and politician
15th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Celia Imrie, British actress
15th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Judy McGrath, American television executive
15th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Johnny Thunders, American guitarist, singer and songwriter (New York Dolls, The Heartbreakers) (d. 1991)
15th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Terry O'Quinn, American actor
15th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haitian politician and Head of State
15th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY John Denham, British politician
15th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Tarak Dhiab, Tunisian footballer
15th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Mario Kempes, Argentine footballer
15th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Ian Curtis, British singer and songwriter (Joy Division) (d. 1980)
15th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Marky Ramone, American drummer (Ramones, Richard Hell & the Voidoids)
15th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Barry Melrose, Canadian hockey coach and commentator
15th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Wayne Taylor, South African race car driver
15th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Joe Satriani, American guitarist
15th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Gary Heale, English footballer
15th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Mac Thornberry, American politician
15th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Vincent Lindon, French actor
15th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Shep Pettibone, American record producer
15th of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Kim Alexis, American supermodel and actress
15th of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Willie Aames, American actor
15th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Lolita Davidovich, Canadian actress
15th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Jean-Christophe Grange, French writer and screenwriter
15th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Scott Ritter, American UN weapons inspector
15th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Forest Whitaker, American actor
15th of July 1962 BIRTHDAY Steve Brown, American darts player
15th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Steve Thomas, Canadian ice hockey player
15th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Brigitte Nielsen, Danish-born actress
15th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Eleftherios Fotiadis, Greek footballer
15th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY David Miliband, British politician
15th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Irene Jacob, French-born Swiss actress
15th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Jason Bonham, English drummer (Bonham), son of John Bonham
15th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Dimitris P. Kraniotis, Greek poet
15th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Adam Savage, co-host of the television series MythBusters
15th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Eddie Griffin, American comedian
15th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Stan Kirsch, American actor
15th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Danijela, Croatian singer
15th of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Scott Foley, American actor
15th of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Beth Ostrosky, American model
15th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Buju Banton, Jamaican dancehall reggae artist
15th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY John Dolmayan, Lebanese-born American drummer (System of a Down)
15th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Brian Austin Green, American actor
15th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Kris Holm, Canadian mountain unicycling pioneer
15th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Chris Taylor, Australian comedian (The Chaser)
15th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Chot Ulep, Filipino bassist and songwriter
15th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Ben Pepper, Australian basketball player
15th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Kara Drew (Cherry), American pro wrestler
15th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Jim Jones, American rapper
15th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Diane Kruger, German actress and former fashion model
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Kitana Baker, American model
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Faraz Anwar, Pakistani guitarist (Mizraab)
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Andre Nel, South African cricketer
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY John St. Clair, American football player
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Ray Toro, American guitarist (My Chemical Romance)
15th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Lana Parrilla, American actress
15th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Miguel Olivo, Dominican baseball player
15th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Laura Benanti, American musical theatre actress
15th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Alexander Frei, Swiss footballer
15th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Reggie Abercrombie, American baseball player
15th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Cheechoo, Canadian ice hockey player
15th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Kelli Martin, American fashion designer
15th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Jasper Paakkonen, Finnish actor and film producer
15th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Mike Zambidis, Greek kickboxer
15th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Alan Perez, Spanish cyclist
15th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Neemia Tialata, New Zealand All Black rugby player
15th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Nelson Merlo, Brazilian racing driver
15th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Alex Boyd, Scottish photographer
15th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Vice Cooler, American singer-songwriter (Hawnay Troof, Xbxrx)
15th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Angelo Siniscalchi, Italian footballer
15th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Tyler Kennedy, Canadian ice hockey player
15th of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Tristan Wilds, American actor
15th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY Zach Bogosian, American ice hockey player
15th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY J.B. Gaynor, American actor
15th of July 1991 BIRTHDAY Derrick Favors, American basketball player
15th of July 1992 BIRTHDAY Koharu Kusumi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
15th of July 1085 DEATH Robert Guiscard, Norman adventurer (Born c. 1015)
15th of July 1262 DEATH Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (Born 1222)
15th of July 1274 DEATH Bonaventure, Italian theologian and saint (Born 1221)
15th of July 1291 DEATH Rudolph I of Germany, King of the Romans (Born 1218)
15th of July 1381 DEATH John Ball, English priest (Born 1338)
15th of July 1406 DEATH Duke William of Austria (Born c. 1370)
15th of July 1410 DEATH Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights (killed in battle) (Born 1360)
15th of July 1521 DEATH Juan Ponce de Leon, Spanish explorer (Born 1458)
15th of July 1544 DEATH Rene of Chalon, Dutch Prince of the House of Orange (Born 1519)
15th of July 1571 DEATH Shimazu Takahisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (Born 1514)
15th of July 1609 DEATH Annibale Carracci, Italian painter (Born 1560)
15th of July 1614 DEATH Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantome, French historian and biographer (Born c. 1540)
15th of July 1655 DEATH Girolamo Rainaldi, Italian architect (Born 1570)
15th of July 1685 DEATH James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of King Charles II of England (Born 1649)
15th of July 1750 DEATH Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman (Born 1686)
15th of July 1765 DEATH Charles-Andre van Loo, French painter (Born 1705)
15th of July 1767 DEATH Michael Bruce, Scottish poet (Born 1746)
15th of July 1789 DEATH Jacques Duphly, French composer (Born 1715)
15th of July 1828 DEATH Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor (Born 1741)
15th of July 1839 DEATH Winthrop Mackworth Praed, English poet (Born 1802)
15th of July 1844 DEATH Claude Charles Fauriel, French historian (Born 1772)
15th of July 1857 DEATH Carl Czerny, Austrian composer (Born 1791)
15th of July 1871 DEATH Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln (Born 1858)
15th of July 1885 DEATH Rosalia de Castro, Spanish writer and poet (Born 1837)
15th of July 1890 DEATH Gottfried Keller, Swiss writer (Born 1819)
15th of July 1898 DEATH Jean-Baptiste Salpointe, French-born American Catholic prelate, the first Bishop of Arizona and the second Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1825)
15th of July 1904 DEATH Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (Born 1860)
15th of July 1919 DEATH Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1852)
15th of July 1929 DEATH Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Austrian writer (Born 1874)
15th of July 1930 DEATH Rudolph Schildkraut, Istanbul born American actor (Born 1930)
15th of July 1930 DEATH Leopold Auer, Hungarian violinist and composer (Born 1845)
15th of July 1931 DEATH Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Russian economist (Born 1868)
15th of July 1932 DEATH Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven, South African politician and writer (Born 1873)
15th of July 1933 DEATH Freddie Keppard, American Jazz cornetist (Born 1890)
15th of July 1933 DEATH Irving Babbitt, American literary critic (Born 1865)
15th of July 1940 DEATH Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (Born 1857)
15th of July 1940 DEATH Robert Wadlow, American; at 8 ft. 11.1 in, the tallest person ever known (Born 1918)
15th of July 1942 DEATH Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader (bayoneted to death) (Born 1910)
15th of July 1944 DEATH Marie-Victorin, French Canadian De La Salle Christian Brother and botanist (Born 1885)
15th of July 1946 DEATH Razor Smith, English cricketer (Born 1877)
15th of July 1947 DEATH Walter Donaldson, American songwriter (Born 1893)
15th of July 1948 DEATH John J. Pershing, U.S. general (Born 1860)
15th of July 1953 DEATH Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Indian Christian Bishop, founder of the Order of the Imitation of Christ (Born 1882)
15th of July 1957 DEATH James M. Cox, American politician (Born 1870)
15th of July 1957 DEATH Vasily Maklakov, Russian orator and liberal politician (Born 1869)
15th of July 1958 DEATH Julia Lennon, English mother of John Lennon (Born 1914)
15th of July 1959 DEATH Ernest Bloch, Swiss composer (Born 1880)
15th of July 1959 DEATH Vance Palmer, Australian novelist, dramatist, essayist and critic (Born 1885)
15th of July 1960 DEATH Lawrence Tibbett, American opera singer and actor (Born 1896)
15th of July 1960 DEATH Set Persson, Swedish Communist politician (Born 1897)
15th of July 1961 DEATH John E. Brownlee, Canadian politician (Born 1884)
15th of July 1965 DEATH Francis Cherry, American politician (Born 1908)
15th of July 1974 DEATH Christine Chubbuck, American television news reporter (Born 1944)
15th of July 1979 DEATH Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, Mexican politician, 29th President of Mexico (Born 1911)
15th of July 1982 DEATH Bill Justis, American trumpet and saxophone player and producer (Born 1926)
15th of July 1986 DEATH Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (Born 1923)
15th of July 1989 DEATH Laurie Cunningham, English footballer (Born 1956)
15th of July 1990 DEATH Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Born 1916)
15th of July 1991 DEATH Bert Convy, American actor (Born 1933)
15th of July 1992 DEATH Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijani journalist (Born 1960)
15th of July 1992 DEATH Hammer DeRoburt, first President of Nauru (Born 1922)
15th of July 1993 DEATH David Brian, American actor (Born 1914)
15th of July 1993 DEATH Bobby Kent, American murder victim (Born 1973)
15th of July 1996 DEATH Dana Hill, American actress (Born 1964)
15th of July 1997 DEATH Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (Born 1946)
15th of July 2000 DEATH Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (Born 1925)
15th of July 2003 DEATH Roberto Bolano, Chilean writer (Born 1953)
15th of July 2003 DEATH Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (Born 1920)
15th of July 2006 DEATH Robert H. Brooks, American founder of Hooters of America (Born 1937)
15th of July 2008 DEATH Gyorgy Kolonics, Hungarian canoeist (Born 1972)
15th of July 2008 DEATH Karl Unterkircher, Italian mountaineer (Born 1970)
15th of July 2009 DEATH Natalya Estemirova, Russian activist (Born 1958)
15th of July 2010 DEATH James E. Akins, American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon (Born 1926)

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