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25th of July 0285 EVENT Diocletian appoints Maximian as Caesar, co-ruler.
25th of July 0306 EVENT Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
25th of July 0315 EVENT The Arch of Constantine is completed near the Colosseum at Rome to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
25th of July 0864 EVENT The Edict of Pistres of Charles the Bald orders defensive measures against the Vikings.
25th of July 1139 EVENT Battle of Ourique: The independence of Portugal from the Kingdom of Leon declared after the Almoravids, led by Ali ibn Yusuf, are defeated by Prince Afonso Henriques.
25th of July 1261 EVENT The city of Constantinople is recaptured by Nicaean forces under the command of Alexios Strategopoulos, re-establishing the Byzantine Empire.
25th of July 1536 EVENT Sebastian de Belalcazar on his search of El Dorado founds the city of Santiago de Cali.
25th of July 1538 EVENT The city of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.
25th of July 1547 EVENT Henry II of France is crowned.
25th of July 1567 EVENT Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
25th of July 1593 EVENT Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
25th of July 1603 EVENT James VI of Scotland is crowned as king of England (James I of England), bringing the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland into personal union. Political union would occur in 1707.
25th of July 1693 EVENT Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
25th of July 1722 EVENT Dummer's War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
25th of July 1755 EVENT British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians. Thousands of Acadians are sent to the British Colonies in America, France and England. Some later move to Louisiana, while others resettle in New Brunswick.
25th of July 1758 EVENT Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
25th of July 1759 EVENT French and Indian War: in Western New York, British forces capture Fort Niagara from the French, who subsequently abandon Fort Rouille.
25th of July 1788 EVENT Wolfgang Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K550).
25th of July 1792 EVENT The Brunswick Manifesto is issued to the population of Paris promising vengeance if the French Royal Family is harmed.
25th of July 1795 EVENT The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid.
25th of July 1797 EVENT Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).
25th of July 1799 EVENT At Aboukir in Egypt, Napoleon I of France defeats 10,000 Ottomans under Mustafa Pasha.
25th of July 1814 EVENT War of 1812: Battle of Lundy's Lane : reinforcements arrive near Niagara Falls for General Riall's British and Canadian forces and a bloody, all-night battle with Jacob Brown's Americans commences at 18.00; the Americans retreat to Fort Erie.
25th of July 1824 EVENT Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
25th of July 1837 EVENT The first commercial use of an electric telegraph is successfully demonstrated by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone on 25 July 1837 between Euston and Camden Town in London.
25th of July 1853 EVENT Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as "Robin Hood of El Dorado", is killed.
25th of July 1861 EVENT American Civil War: The United States Congress passes the Crittenden-Johnson Resolution, stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
25th of July 1866 EVENT The United States Congress passes legislation authorizing the five-star rank of General of the Army. Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant becomes the first to be promoted to this rank.
25th of July 1868 EVENT Wyoming becomes a United States territory.
25th of July 1869 EVENT The Japanese daimyo begin returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 17, 1869).
25th of July 1894 EVENT The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.
25th of July 1898 EVENT The United States invasion of Puerto Rico begins with U.S. troops led by General Nelson Miles landing at harbor of Guanica, Puerto Rico (The land invasion, proper, began that day: Sea-based bombardment and shelling of the capital city of San Juan had been occurring since May 1898).
25th of July 1907 EVENT Korea becomes a protectorate of Japan.
25th of July 1908 EVENT Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.
25th of July 1909 EVENT Louis Bleriot makes the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine from (Calais to Dover) in 37 minutes.
25th of July 1915 EVENT RFC Captain Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviator to earn the Victoria Cross, for defeating three German two-seat observation aircraft in one day, over the Western Front.
25th of July 1917 EVENT Sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
25th of July 1920 EVENT Telecommunications: the first transatlantic two-way radio broadcast takes place.
25th of July 1920 EVENT France captures Damascus.
25th of July 1925 EVENT Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) is established.
25th of July 1934 EVENT The Nazis assassinate Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in a failed coup attempt.
25th of July 1940 EVENT General Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal.
25th of July 1942 EVENT Norwegian Manifesto calls for nonviolent resistance to the Nazis.
25th of July 1943 EVENT World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by his own Italian Grand Council and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
25th of July 1944 EVENT World War II: Operation Spring : one of the bloodiest days for the First Canadian Army during the war: 1,500 casualties, including 500 killed.
25th of July 1946 EVENT Operation Crossroads: an atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll.
25th of July 1946 EVENT At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.
25th of July 1952 EVENT The U.S. non-incorporated colonial territory of Puerto Rico adopts a "constitution" of local-limited powers, approved by the United States Congress in contravention of then-current international law.
25th of July 1956 EVENT 45 miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
25th of July 1957 EVENT The Republic of Tunisia is proclaimed.
25th of July 1958 EVENT The African Regroupment Party (PRA) holds its first congress in Cotonou.
25th of July 1959 EVENT SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
25th of July 1961 EVENT In a speech John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO.
25th of July 1965 EVENT Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
25th of July 1969 EVENT Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This is the start of the "Vietnamization" of the war.
25th of July 1973 EVENT Soviet Mars 5 space probe launched.
25th of July 1978 EVENT Louise Brown, the world's first "test tube baby" is born.
25th of July 1978 EVENT The Cerro Maravilla incident occurs.
25th of July 1979 EVENT Another section of the Sinai Peninsula is peacefully returned by Israel to Egypt.
25th of July 1983 EVENT Black July: 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners.
25th of July 1984 EVENT Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
25th of July 1993 EVENT The Saint James Church massacre occurs in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa.
25th of July 1993 EVENT Israel launches a massive attack against terrorist forces in Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call Seven-Day War.
25th of July 1994 EVENT Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, which formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
25th of July 1995 EVENT A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
25th of July 1996 EVENT In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
25th of July 2000 EVENT Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.
25th of July 2007 EVENT Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president.
25th of July 1016 BIRTHDAY Casimir I, Duke of Poland (d. c. 1058)
25th of July 1109 BIRTHDAY Afonso I of Portugal (d. 1185)
25th of July 1336 BIRTHDAY Albert, Count of Holland (d. 1404)
25th of July 1404 BIRTHDAY Philip I, Duke of Brabant (d. 1430)
25th of July 1421 BIRTHDAY Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (d. 1461)
25th of July 1562 BIRTHDAY Kiyomasa Kato, Japanese warlord (d. 1611)
25th of July 1653 BIRTHDAY Agostino Steffani, Italian diplomat (d. 1728)
25th of July 1658 BIRTHDAY Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll, Scottish privy councillor (d. 1703)
25th of July 1683 BIRTHDAY Pieter Langendijk, Dutch dramatist and poet (d. 1756)
25th of July 1750 BIRTHDAY Henry Knox, American general (d. 1806)
25th of July 1753 BIRTHDAY Santiago de Liniers, viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata (d. 1810)
25th of July 1797 BIRTHDAY Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge (d. 1889)
25th of July 1799 BIRTHDAY David Douglas, Scottish botanist (d. 1834)
25th of July 1839 BIRTHDAY Francis Garnier, French explorer (d. 1873)
25th of July 1844 BIRTHDAY Thomas Eakins, American artist (d. 1916)
25th of July 1848 BIRTHDAY Arthur Balfour, 33rd Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1930)
25th of July 1860 BIRTHDAY Princess Louise Margaret, Duchess of Connaught (d. 1917)
25th of July 1867 BIRTHDAY Max Dauthendey, German writer (d. 1918)
25th of July 1867 BIRTHDAY Alexander Rummler, American painter (d. 1959)
25th of July 1870 BIRTHDAY Maxfield Parrish, American illustrator (d. 1966)
25th of July 1882 BIRTHDAY George S. Rentz, Navy Chaplain, Navy Cross (d. 1942)
25th of July 1883 BIRTHDAY Alfredo Casella, Italian composer (d. 1947)
25th of July 1886 BIRTHDAY Bror von Blixen-Finecke, Swedish big-game hunter (d. 1946)
25th of July 1894 BIRTHDAY Gavrilo Princip, Serbian assassin (d. 1918)
25th of July 1894 BIRTHDAY Walter Brennan, American actor (d. 1974)
25th of July 1895 BIRTHDAY Yvonne Printemps, French actress and singer (d. 1977)
25th of July 1896 BIRTHDAY Jack Perrin, American actor (d. 1967)
25th of July 1901 BIRTHDAY Lila Lee, American actress (d. 1973)
25th of July 1902 BIRTHDAY Eric Hoffer, American philosopher (d. 1983)
25th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Elias Canetti, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1994)
25th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Denys Watkins-Pitchford, writer and illustrator (d. 1990)
25th of July 1907 BIRTHDAY Johnny Hodges, American saxophonist (d. 1970)
25th of July 1908 BIRTHDAY Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)
25th of July 1908 BIRTHDAY Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian musician (d. 2003)
25th of July 1908 BIRTHDAY Jack Gilford, American actor (d. 1990)
25th of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Woody Strode, American actor and decathlete (d. 1994)
25th of July 1916 BIRTHDAY Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)
25th of July 1917 BIRTHDAY Whipper Billy Watson, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1990)
25th of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Jane Frank, American artist (d. 1986)
25th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Jean Carmet, French actor (d. 1994)
25th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Rosalind Franklin, English scientist (d. 1958)
25th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Lionel Terray, French mountaineer (d. 1965)
25th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Estelle Getty, American actress (d. 2008)
25th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (d. 2007)
25th of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Frank Church, American politician (d. 1984)
25th of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Scotch Taylor, Former South African cricketer (d. 2004)
25th of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Jerry Paris, American actor (d. 1986)
25th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Whitey Lockman, American baseball player
25th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (d. 2003)
25th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician (d. 2000)
25th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Midge Decter, American journalist and author
25th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Keter Betts, American jazz bassist (d. 2005)
25th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Dolphy, Filipino comedian and actor
25th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (d. 1988)
25th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Eddie Mazur, Canadian hockey player (d. 1995)
25th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader
25th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Murray Chapple, Former New Zealand cricketer (d. 1985)
25th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Maureen Forrester, Canadian contralto
25th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Annie Ross, British jazz singer
25th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and essayist (d. 1990)
25th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Don Ellis, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1978)
25th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Claude Zidi, French film director and screenwriter
25th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Barbara Harris, American actress
25th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY John Robinson, American football coach
25th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
25th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Lars Werner, Swedish communist leader
25th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi arms merchant
25th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Gerry Ashmore, British racing driver
25th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect
25th of July 1937 BIRTHDAY Colin Renfrew, English archeologist
25th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Nate Thurmond, American basketball player
25th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer
25th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Emmett Till, American murder victim (d. 1955)
25th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Bruce Woodley, Australian musician (The Seekers)
25th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Jim McCarty, English musician (The Yardbirds)
25th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Erika Steinbach, German politician
25th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY John Gibson, American media host
25th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Rita Marley, Jamaican-Cuban singer (I Threes)
25th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Verdine White, American musician (Earth, Wind & Fire)
25th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Jack Thompson, American activist and former lawyer
25th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Eduardo Souto de Moura, Portuguese architect.
25th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank
25th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Walter Payton, American football player (d. 1999)
25th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Lynne Frederick, British Actress (d. 1994)
25th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Jochem Ziegert, German footballer
25th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Iman Abdulmajid, Somali model
25th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Randall Bewley, American guitarist
25th of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Kike Elomaa, Finnish bodybuilder
25th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Steve Podborski, Canadian downhill ski racer
25th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Thurston Moore, American musician (Sonic Youth)
25th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Anatoly Onoprienko, Ukrainian serial Killer
25th of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Alain Robidoux, Canadian snooker player
25th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Bobbie Eakes, American actress
25th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Katherine Kelly Lang, American actress
25th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Hugo Teufel III, 2nd Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security
25th of July 1962 BIRTHDAY Doug Drabek, American baseball player
25th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Denis Coderre, French Canadian politician
25th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Julian Hodgson, English chess player
25th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Breuk Iversen, American designer and writer
25th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Illeana Douglas, American actress
25th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Maureen Herman, American bassist
25th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Lynda Lemay, French Canadian singer
25th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Christine C. Quinn, American politician
25th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Matt LeBlanc, American actor
25th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Wendy Raquel Robinson, American actress
25th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Tommy Skjerven, Norwegian football referee
25th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Rudi Bryson, Former South African cricketer
25th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Jon Barry, American basketball player
25th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Chloe Annett, British actress
25th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter
25th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Tracy Murray, American basketball player
25th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Billy Wagner, American baseball player
25th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY David Denman, American actor
25th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Dani Filth, British singer (Cradle of Filth)
25th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Kevin Phillips, English footballer
25th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Michael C. Williams, American actor
25th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Mur Lafferty, American podcaster and writer
25th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Jay R. Ferguson, American actor
25th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Kenzo Suzuki, Japanese professional wrestle
25th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Jody Craddock, English footballer
25th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Jean-Claude Darcheville, French footballer
25th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Javier Vazquez, Puerto Rican baseball player
25th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Tera Patrick, American pornographic actress
25th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Jovica Tasevski-Eternijan, Macedonian poet
25th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Kenny Thomas, American basketball player
25th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Gerard Warren, American football player
25th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Louise Brown, World's first test tube baby
25th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Amy Adams, American singer
25th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Allister Carter, English professional snooker player
25th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Diam's, French rapper
25th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Toni Vilander, Finnish racing driver
25th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Shawn Riggans, American baseball player
25th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Scott Waldrom, New Zealand All Black rugby player
25th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Conor Casey, American soccer player
25th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Jani Rita, Finnish ice hockey player
25th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Norbert Lemcke, German footballer
25th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Brad Renfro, American actor (d. 2008)
25th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer
25th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Nenad Krstic, Serbian basketball player
25th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Loukas Mavrokefalidis, Greek basketball player
25th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Jasmine Lennard, English model
25th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY James Lafferty, American actor
25th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Nelson Piquet, Jr., Brazilian race car driver
25th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Ahtyba Rubin, American football player
25th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Barbara Meier, German model
25th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Givanildo Vieira de Souza, Brazilian footballer
25th of July 1987 BIRTHDAY Michael Welch, American actor
25th of July 1988 BIRTHDAY Sarah Geronimo, Filipina actress and singer
25th of July 1988 BIRTHDAY Heather Marks, Canadian model
25th of July 1988 BIRTHDAY Anthony Stokes, Irish footballer
25th of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Noel Callahan, Canadian actor
25th of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Francisco Ferreira, Portuguese journalist
25th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY Andi Eigenmann, Filipina actress
25th of July 0306 DEATH Constantius Chlorus, Roman Emperor (Born 250)
25th of July 1409 DEATH King Martin I of Sicily
25th of July 1471 DEATH Thomas a Kempis, German priest and mystic (Born 1380)
25th of July 1472 DEATH Charles of Artois, Count of Eu, French military leader (Born 1394)
25th of July 1492 DEATH Pope Innocent VIII (Born 1432)
25th of July 1572 DEATH Isaac Luria, Jewish mystic (Born 1534)
25th of July 1616 DEATH Andreas Libavius, German physician and chemist (Born 1550)
25th of July 1643 DEATH Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, English statesman (Born 1584)
25th of July 1676 DEATH Francois Hedelin, abbe d'Aubignac, French writer (Born 1604)
25th of July 1681 DEATH Urian Oakes, English-born President of Harvard University (Born 1631)
25th of July 1790 DEATH Johann Bernhard Basedow, German education reformer (Born 1723)
25th of July 1790 DEATH William Livingston, Governor of New Jersey (Born 1723)
25th of July 1791 DEATH Isaac Low, American Continental Congressman (Born 1735)
25th of July 1794 DEATH Andre Chenier, French writer (Born 1762)
25th of July 1826 DEATH Kondraty Fyodorovich Ryleyev, Russian poet and revolutionary (Born 1795)
25th of July 1834 DEATH Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (Born 1772)
25th of July 1842 DEATH Dominique Jean Larrey, French surgeon (Born 1766)
25th of July 1843 DEATH Charles Macintosh, Scottish chemist and inventor (Born 1766)
25th of July 1853 DEATH Joaquin Murieta, California outlaw
25th of July 1861 DEATH Jonas Furrer, Swiss Federal Councilor (Born 1805)
25th of July 1865 DEATH "James Barry", military surgeon, first female Briton to become a qualified medical doctor
25th of July 1866 DEATH Floride Calhoun, Second Lady of the United States (Born 1792)
25th of July 1887 DEATH John Taylor, American religious leader (Born 1808)
25th of July 1934 DEATH Francois Coty, French perfume manufacturer (Born 1874)
25th of July 1934 DEATH Engelbert Dollfuss, Chancellor of Austria (assassinated) (Born 1892)
25th of July 1934 DEATH Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist (Born 1889)
25th of July 1952 DEATH Herbert Murrill, English composer (Born 1909)
25th of July 1959 DEATH Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog, Polish-born Chief Rabbi of Ireland and of Israel (Born 1888)
25th of July 1962 DEATH Thibaudeau Rinfret, Canadian jurist and Chief Justice (Born 1879)
25th of July 1963 DEATH Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (Born 1877)
25th of July 1967 DEATH Konstantinos Parthenis, Greek painter (Born 1878)
25th of July 1971 DEATH Leroy Robertson, American composer (Born 1896)
25th of July 1973 DEATH Louis Stephen St. Laurent, 12th Prime Minister of Canada (Born 1882)
25th of July 1980 DEATH Vladimir Vysotsky, Russian poet, singer, and actor (Born 1938)
25th of July 1982 DEATH Hal Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valiant) (Born 1892)
25th of July 1984 DEATH Big Mama Thornton, American singer (Born 1926)
25th of July 1984 DEATH Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1913)
25th of July 1986 DEATH Vincente Minnelli, American film director (Born 1903)
25th of July 1988 DEATH Judith Barsi, American actress (Born 1978)
25th of July 1989 DEATH Steve Rubell, American night club owner (Born 1943)
25th of July 1992 DEATH Alfred Drake, American actor and singer (Born 1914)
25th of July 1995 DEATH Charlie Rich, American rock/soul/country musician (Born 1932)
25th of July 1997 DEATH Ben Hogan, American golfer (Born 1912)
25th of July 1998 DEATH Tal Farlow, American jazz guitarist (Born 1921)
25th of July 1998 DEATH Evangelos Papastratos, Greek businessman (Born 1910)
25th of July 2000 DEATH Rudi Fassnacht, German football manager (Born 1934)
25th of July 2002 DEATH Abdur Rahman Badawi, Egyptian existentialist philosopher (Born 1917)
25th of July 2003 DEATH Erik Brann, American musician (Iron Butterfly) (Born 1950)
25th of July 2003 DEATH Ludwig Bolkow, German aeronautical engineer (Born 1912)
25th of July 2003 DEATH John Schlesinger, British film director (Born 1926)
25th of July 2005 DEATH Albert Mangelsdorff, German jazz trombonist (Born 1928)
25th of July 2006 DEATH Carl Brashear, first African-American U.S Navy Master Diver (Born 1931)
25th of July 2006 DEATH Ezra Fleischer, Romanian dissident, later Israeli writer (Born 1928)
25th of July 2007 DEATH Bernd Jakubowski, German goalkeeper (Born 1952)
25th of July 2007 DEATH Jesse Marunde, American strongman competitor (Born 1979)
25th of July 2008 DEATH Randy Pausch, American professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, known for his "Last Lecture" (Born 1960)
25th of July 2008 DEATH Jeff Fehring, Australian rules footballer (Born 1955)
25th of July 2008 DEATH Tracy Hall, American inventor (Born 1919)
25th of July 2009 DEATH Harry Patch, British supercentenarian and World War I veteran (Born 1898)
25th of July 2009 DEATH Vernon Forrest, Professional boxer, 2-division world champion (Born 1971)
25th of July 2009 DEATH Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant (unsuccessful), viral phenomenon (Born 1984)
25th of July 2009 DEATH Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (Born 1958)
25th of July 2010 DEATH Redford White, Filipino comedian (Born 1955)

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