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1st of July 0069 EVENT Tiberius Julius Alexander orders his Roman legions in Alexandria to swear allegiance to Vespasian as Emperor.
1st of July 0251 EVENT Battle of Abrittus: The Goths defeat emperor Decius and his son Herennius Etruscus on swampy ground in the Dobrudja (Moesia).
1st of July 1097 EVENT Battle of Dorylaeum: Crusaders led by Prince Bohemond of Taranto defeat a Seljuk army led by Sultan Kilij Arslan I.
1st of July 1520 EVENT La Noche Triste: a joint Mexican Indian force led by the Aztec ruler Cuitlahuac defeat Spanish Conquistadores led by Hernan Cortes.
1st of July 1569 EVENT Union of Lublin: the Kingdom of Poland and the Great Duchy of Lithuania confirm a real union; the united country is called the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth or the Republic of Both Nations.
1st of July 1690 EVENT Glorious Revolution: Battle of the Boyne (as reckoned under the Julian calendar).
1st of July 1770 EVENT Lexell's Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history, approaching to a distance of 0.0146 a.u.
1st of July 1782 EVENT American privateers attack Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
1st of July 1837 EVENT A system of the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths is established in England and Wales.
1st of July 1855 EVENT Signing of the Quinault Treaty: the Quinault and the Quileute cede their land to the United States.
1st of July 1858 EVENT Joint reading of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace's papers on evolution to the Linnean Society.
1st of July 1862 EVENT The Russian State Library is founded.
1st of July 1862 EVENT American Civil War: the Battle of Malvern Hill takes place. It is the final battle in the Seven Days Campaign, part of the George B. McClellan's Peninsula Campaign.
1st of July 1863 EVENT Keti Koti (Emancipation Day) in Suriname, marking the abolition of slavery by the Netherlands.
1st of July 1863 EVENT American Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg begins.
1st of July 1867 EVENT The British North America Act of 1867 takes effect as the Constitution of Canada, creating the Canadian Confederation and the federal dominion of Canada; Sir John A. Macdonald is sworn in as the first Prime Minister of Canada.
1st of July 1870 EVENT The United States Department of Justice formally comes into existence.
1st of July 1873 EVENT Prince Edward Island joins the Canadian Confederation.
1st of July 1878 EVENT Canada joins the Universal Postal Union.
1st of July 1879 EVENT Charles Taze Russell publishes the first edition of the religious magazine The Watchtower.
1st of July 1881 EVENT The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States.
1st of July 1881 EVENT General Order 70, the culmination of the Cardwell-Childers reforms of the British Army, comes into effect.
1st of July 1885 EVENT The United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
1st of July 1890 EVENT Canada and Bermuda are linked by telegraph cable.
1st of July 1892 EVENT The Homestead Strike, a strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers against the Carnegie Steel Company, begins.
1st of July 1898 EVENT Spanish-American War: the Battle of San Juan Hill is fought in Santiago de Cuba.
1st of July 1908 EVENT SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
1st of July 1915 EVENT Lieutenant Kurt Wintgens achieves the first known aerial victory with a synchronized gun-equipped fighter plane, the Fokker M.5K/MG Eindecker.
1st of July 1916 EVENT World War I: First day on the Somme : On the first day of the Battle of the Somme 19,000 soldiers of the British Army are killed and 40,000 wounded.
1st of July 1921 EVENT The Communist Party of China is founded.
1st of July 1923 EVENT The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration.
1st of July 1931 EVENT United Airlines begins service (as Boeing Air Transport).
1st of July 1935 EVENT Regina, Saskatchewan police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police ambush strikers participating in On-to-Ottawa-Trek.
1st of July 1935 EVENT Grant Park Music Festival begins its tradition of free summer symphonic music concert series in Chicago's Grant Park, which continues as the United States' only annual free outdoor classical music concert series.
1st of July 1942 EVENT World War II: first Battle of El Alamein.
1st of July 1942 EVENT The Australian Federal Government becomes the sole collector of Income Tax in Australia as the State Income Tax is abolished.
1st of July 1943 EVENT Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since then, no city in Japan has had the name "Tokyo" (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city).
1st of July 1947 EVENT The Philippine Air Force is established.
1st of July 1948 EVENT Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid-i-Azam) inaugurates Pakistan's central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan.
1st of July 1949 EVENT The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin Royal Family.
1st of July 1957 EVENT The International Geophysical Year begins.
1st of July 1958 EVENT The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave.
1st of July 1958 EVENT Flooding of Canada's St. Lawrence Seaway begins.
1st of July 1959 EVENT The Party of the African Federation holds its constitutive conference.
1st of July 1959 EVENT Specific values for the international yard, avoirdupois pound and derived units (e.g. inch, mile and ounce) are adopted after agreement between the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries.
1st of July 1960 EVENT Independence of Somalia.
1st of July 1960 EVENT Ghana becomes a Republic and Kwame Nkrumah becomes its first President as Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom ceases to be its Head of state.
1st of July 1962 EVENT Independence of Rwanda.
1st of July 1962 EVENT Independence of Burundi.
1st of July 1963 EVENT ZIP Codes are introduced for United States mail.
1st of July 1963 EVENT The British Government admits that former diplomat Kim Philby had worked as a Soviet agent.
1st of July 1966 EVENT The first color television transmission in Canada takes place from Toronto.
1st of July 1967 EVENT The European Community is formally created out of a merger with the Common Market, the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Commission.
1st of July 1967 EVENT Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of the British North America Act, 1867, which officially made Canada its own federal dominion.
1st of July 1968 EVENT The CIA's Phoenix Program is officially established.
1st of July 1968 EVENT The Nuclear non-proliferation treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., London and Moscow by sixty-two countries.
1st of July 1968 EVENT Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
1st of July 1970 EVENT President General Yahya Khan abolishes One-Unit of West Pakistan restoring the provinces.
1st of July 1972 EVENT The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.
1st of July 1976 EVENT Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.
1st of July 1978 EVENT The Northern Territory in Australia is granted Self-Government.
1st of July 1979 EVENT Sony introduces the Walkman.
1st of July 1980 EVENT O Canada officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.
1st of July 1981 EVENT The Wonderland Murders occurred in the early morning hours, allegedly masterminded by businessman and drug dealer Eddie Nash.
1st of July 1983 EVENT A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea crashes into the Fouta Djallon mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
1st of July 1984 EVENT The PG-13 rating is introduced by the MPAA.
1st of July 1987 EVENT The American radio station WFAN in New York City is launched as the world's first all-sports radio station.
1st of July 1990 EVENT German re-unification: East Germany accepts the Deutsche Mark as its currency, thus uniting the economies of East and West Germany.
1st of July 1991 EVENT The Warsaw Pact is officially dissolved at a meeting in Prague.
1st of July 1997 EVENT The People's Republic of China resumes sovereignty over the city-state of Hong Kong, ending 156 years of British colonial rule.
1st of July 1999 EVENT The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth on the day that legislative powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh.
1st of July 2000 EVENT The Oresund Bridge, connecting Sweden and Denmark, opens for traffic.
1st of July 2002 EVENT The International Criminal Court is established to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
1st of July 2002 EVENT A Bashkirian Airlines (flight 2937) Tupolev TU-154 and a DHL (German cargo) Boeing 757 collide in mid-air over Ueberlingen, southern Germany, killing 71.
1st of July 2003 EVENT Over 500,000 people protested against efforts to pass anti-sedition legislation in Hong Kong.
1st of July 2004 EVENT Saturn orbit insertion of Cassini-Huygens begins at 01:12 UTC and ends at 02:48 UTC.
1st of July 2006 EVENT The first operation of Qinghai-Tibet Railway in the People's Republic of China.
1st of July 2007 EVENT Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces.
1st of July 2008 EVENT Rioting erupted in Mongolia in response to allegations of fraud surrounding the 2008 legislative elections.
1st of July 2009 EVENT Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader resigns giving no specific reason. Jadranka Kosor is announced as the next Prime Minister, the first woman ever to hold the post.
1st of July 1481 BIRTHDAY King Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
1st of July 1506 BIRTHDAY King Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1526)
1st of July 1534 BIRTHDAY King Frederick II of Denmark and Norway and Duke of Schleswig (d. 1588)
1st of July 1574 BIRTHDAY Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (d. 1656)
1st of July 1586 BIRTHDAY Claudio Saracini, Italian composer (d. 1630)
1st of July 1633 BIRTHDAY Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (d. 1698)
1st of July 1646 BIRTHDAY Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician (d. 1716)
1st of July 1676 BIRTHDAY Anthony Collins, English philosopher (d. 1729)
1st of July 1723 BIRTHDAY Pedro Rodriguez, Conde de Campomanes, Spanish statesman (d. 1802)
1st of July 1725 BIRTHDAY Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, French nobleman and soldier (d. 1807)
1st of July 1731 BIRTHDAY Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan Royal Navy Admiral (d.1804)
1st of July 1742 BIRTHDAY Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist (d. 1799)
1st of July 1788 BIRTHDAY Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (d. 1867)
1st of July 1804 BIRTHDAY George Sand, French writer (d. 1876)
1st of July 1804 BIRTHDAY Charles Gordon Greene, American journalist (d. 1886)
1st of July 1807 BIRTHDAY Thomas Green Clemson, American educator (d. 1888)
1st of July 1818 BIRTHDAY Ignaz Semmelweis, Hungarian physician (d. 1865)
1st of July 1834 BIRTHDAY Jadwiga ?uszczewska, Polish poet (d. 1908)
1st of July 1863 BIRTHDAY William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (d. 1892)
1st of July 1869 BIRTHDAY William Strunk, Jr., American grammarian (d. 1946)
1st of July 1872 BIRTHDAY Louis Bleriot, French aviator (d. 1936)
1st of July 1873 BIRTHDAY Alice Guy-Blache, American film director (d. 1968)
1st of July 1879 BIRTHDAY Leon Jouhaux, French labor figure, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1954)
1st of July 1883 BIRTHDAY Arthur Borton, English soldier (d. 1933)
1st of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Thomas A. Dorsey, American composer (d. 1993)
1st of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Charles Laughton, English actor (d. 1962)
1st of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Konstantinos Tsatsos, Greek politician (d. 1987)
1st of July 1902 BIRTHDAY William Wyler, French-born American film director (d. 1981)
1st of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Amy Johnson, English pilot (d. 1941)
1st of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Jean Dieudonne, French mathematician (d. 1992)
1st of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Estee Lauder, American entrepreneur (d. 2004)
1st of July 1907 BIRTHDAY Bill Stern, American sportscaster (d. 1971)
1st of July 1911 BIRTHDAY Sergei Sokolov, Soviet marshal
1st of July 1912 BIRTHDAY David R. Brower, American environmentalist (d. 2000)
1st of July 1912 BIRTHDAY Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
1st of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Frank Barrett, American baseball player (d. 1998)
1st of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Vasantrao Naik, Indian politician (d. 1979)
1st of July 1915 BIRTHDAY Willie Dixon, American blues vocalist and record producer (d. 1992)
1st of July 1915 BIRTHDAY Joseph Ransohoff, American neurosurgeon (d. 2001)
1st of July 1916 BIRTHDAY Olivia de Havilland, British-born actress
1st of July 1917 BIRTHDAY Humphry Osmond, British psychiatrist (d. 2004)
1st of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Harold Sakata, American actor (d. 1982)
1st of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Seretse Khama, Botswanan politician (d. 1980)
1st of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Farley Granger, American actor
1st of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Robert Fogel, American economist, Nobel laureate
1st of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
1st of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Hans Werner Henze, German composer
1st of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Alan J. Charig, British palaeontologist (d. 1997)
1st of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Gerald Edelman, American biologist, Nobel laureate
1st of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American filmmaker (d. 2005)
1st of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Carol Chomsky, American linguist, wife of Noam Chomsky (d. 2008)
1st of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Bobby Day, American singer (d. 1990)
1st of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Leslie Caron, French actress
1st of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)
1st of July 1933 BIRTHDAY C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (d. 2010)
1st of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter (d. 2009)
1st of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Jamie Farr, American actor
1st of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Jean Marsh, English actress
1st of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Sydney Pollack, American film director (d. 2008)
1st of July 1935 BIRTHDAY James Cotton, American blues harmonica player
1st of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Craig Anderson, American baseball player
1st of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Karen Black, American actress
1st of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Alfred G. Gilman, American pharmacologist, Nobel laureate
1st of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Rod Gilbert, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Myron Scholes, American economist, Nobel laureate
1st of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Twyla Tharp, American choreographer
1st of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Genevieve Bujold, Canadian actress
1st of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Andrae Crouch, American singer
1st of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Mike Malloy, American talk radio host
1st of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Jeff Wayne, American pianist, keyboardist and composer
1st of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Marian Glinka, Polish actor (d. 2008)
1st of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Mike Burstyn, Israeli-born American actor
1st of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Debbie Harry, American singer (Blondie)
1st of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Shirley Hemphill, American actress (d. 1999)
1st of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Japanese racing driver
1st of July 1948 BIRTHDAY John Ford, English songwriter and guitarist (Strawbs)
1st of July 1949 BIRTHDAY John Farnham, English-born Australian singer
1st of July 1950 BIRTHDAY David Duke, American politician and white supremacist
1st of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Trevor Eve, British actor
1st of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Anne Feeney, American protest singer
1st of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Terrence Mann, American actor and dancer
1st of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Fred Schneider, American singer (The B-52's)
1st of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor
1st of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Steve Shutt, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
1st of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese politician
1st of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Jadranka Kosor, Croatian journalist and politician
1st of July 1955 BIRTHDAY Keith Whitley, American country musicsinger (d. 1989)
1st of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor (d. 2009)
1st of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Alan Ruck, American actor
1st of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish ice hockey player
1st of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (d. 2010)
1st of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Dale Midkiff, American actor
1st of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Evelyn King, American singer
1st of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Kevin Swords, American rugby player
1st of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Kalpana Chawla, Indian-born American astronaut (d. 2003)
1st of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Malcolm Elliott, British cyclist
1st of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Carl Lewis, American athlete
1st of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Michelle Wright, Canadian country music singer and guitarist
1st of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince Charles's ex wife (d. 1997)
1st of July 1962 BIRTHDAY Andre Braugher, American actor
1st of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Roddy Bottum, American musician (Faith No More, Imperial Teen)
1st of July 1963 BIRTHDAY David Wood, American environmentalist
1st of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Bernard Laporte, French rugby player and coach
1st of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Harald Zwart, Norwegian film director
1st of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer
1st of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Pamela Anderson, Canadian model
1st of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Tim Abell, American actor
1st of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Jordi Molla, Spanish actor
1st of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Melissa Peterman, American actress
1st of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Henry Simmons, American actor
1st of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Steven W. Bailey, American actor
1st of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Amira Casar, French actress
1st of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Missy Elliott, American rapper and singer
1st of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Jamie Walker, American baseball player
1st of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Julianne Nicholson, American actress
1st of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Claire Forlani, English actress
1st of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Alex Machacek, Austrian musician
1st of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Jefferson Perez, Ecuadorian race walker
1st of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Sufjan Stevens, American singer and musician
1st of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Patrick Kluivert, Dutch footballer
1st of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Plies, American rapper
1st of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch footballer
1st of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Justin Lo, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
1st of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Hannu Tihinen, Finnish footballer
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Tom Frager, French-born singer and surfer
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Jarome Iginla, Canadian ice hockey player
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Greg Pattillo, American beatboxing flautist
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Birgit Schuurman, Dutch singer and actress
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Pamela Rogers Turner, former elementary school physical education teacher/coach and convicted sex offender
1st of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Liv Tyler, American actress
1st of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Forrest Griffin, American mixed martial artist
1st of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Patrick Aufiero, American ice hockey player
1st of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Carlo del Fava, South African-born Italian rugby player
1st of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Amanda Diva, American actress and rapper
1st of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Tadhg Kennelly, Irish Australian rules footballer
1st of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Hilarie Burton, American actress
1st of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Carmella DeCesare, American glamor model
1st of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Justin Huber, Australian baseball player
1st of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Adrian Ward, American football player
1st of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player
1st of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Lynsey Bartilson, American actress
1st of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Marit Larsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter (M2M)
1st of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Leeteuk (Park Jung Su), Korean singer
1st of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Agnes Monica, Indonesian singer
1st of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Andrew Lee, Australian rules footballer
1st of July 1988 BIRTHDAY Evan Ellingson, American actor
1st of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Mitch Hewer, English actor
1st of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Daniel Ricciardo, Australian racing driver
1st of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Hannah Murray, English actress
1st of July 1998 BIRTHDAY Hollie Steel, English singer
1st of July 0552 DEATH Totila, King of the Ostrogoths (birth year unknown)
1st of July 0868 DEATH Ali al-Hadi, Shi'a Imam (Born 828)
1st of July 1109 DEATH King Alfonso VI of Castile (Born 1040)
1st of July 1277 DEATH Baibars, Mameluk Sultan of Egypt (Born 1223)
1st of July 1592 DEATH Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Italian composer (Born c. 1547)
1st of July 1614 DEATH Isaac Casaubon, French-born classical scholar (Born 1559)
1st of July 1622 DEATH William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, British politician (Born 1575)
1st of July 1681 DEATH Oliver Plunkett, Irish Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and saint (Born 1629)
1st of July 1708 DEATH Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (Born 1706)
1st of July 1774 DEATH Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English statesman (Born 1705)
1st of July 1782 DEATH Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, British statesman and noble (Born 1730)
1st of July 1784 DEATH Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer (Born 1710)
1st of July 1819 DEATH Jemima Wilkinson, American preacher (Born 1752)
1st of July 1839 DEATH Mahmud II, Ottoman Sultan (Born 1785)
1st of July 1860 DEATH Charles Goodyear, American inventor (Born 1800)
1st of July 1863 DEATH John Fulton Reynolds, American Civil War general (Born 1820)
1st of July 1894 DEATH Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (Born 1819)
1st of July 1896 DEATH Harriet Beecher Stowe, American abolitionist and writer (Born 1811)
1st of July 1905 DEATH John Hay, American statesman (Born 1838)
1st of July 1925 DEATH Erik Satie, French composer (Born 1866)
1st of July 1942 DEATH Peadar Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish language writer (Born 1857)
1st of July 1944 DEATH Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (Born 1930)
1st of July 1948 DEATH Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (Born 1904)
1st of July 1950 DEATH Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss composer and music educator (Born 1865)
1st of July 1950 DEATH Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect (Born 1873)
1st of July 1961 DEATH Louis-Ferdinand Celine, French writer (Born 1894)
1st of July 1964 DEATH Pierre Monteux, French conductor (Born 1875)
1st of July 1965 DEATH Wally Hammond, English cricketer (Born 1903)
1st of July 1967 DEATH Gerhard Ritter, German historian (Born 1888)
1st of July 1968 DEATH Fritz Bauer, German judge and prosecutor (Born 1903)
1st of July 1971 DEATH William Lawrence Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1890)
1st of July 1974 DEATH Juan Peron, 29th and 41st President of Argentina (Born 1895)
1st of July 1976 DEATH Anneliese Michel, German woman said to be possessed by demons (Born 1952)
1st of July 1978 DEATH Kurt Student, German Luftwaffe general (Born 1890)
1st of July 1981 DEATH Carlos de Oliveira, Portuguese writer (Born 1921)
1st of July 1981 DEATH Rushton Moreve, American bass player (Steppenwolf) (Born 1948)
1st of July 1983 DEATH R. Buckminster Fuller, American architect and philosopher (Born 1903)
1st of July 1984 DEATH Moshe Feldenkrais, Ukrainian educator (Born 1904)
1st of July 1987 DEATH Snakefinger, British guitarist, violinist and composer (The Residents) (Born 1949)
1st of July 1991 DEATH Michael Landon, American actor (Born 1936)
1st of July 1992 DEATH Franco Cristaldi, Italian film producer (Born 1924)
1st of July 1992 DEATH Francisco Mendes, Guinea-Bissau politician (Born 1933)
1st of July 1994 DEATH Merriam Modell, American novelist (Born 1908)
1st of July 1995 DEATH Wolfman Jack, American radio personality (Born 1938)
1st of July 1996 DEATH William T. Cahill, American politician (Born 1904)
1st of July 1996 DEATH Steve Tesich, Serbian screenwriter (Born 1942)
1st of July 1996 DEATH Margaux Hemingway, American actress and model (Born 1954)
1st of July 1997 DEATH Robert Mitchum, American actor (Born 1917)
1st of July 1999 DEATH Guy Mitchell, American popular singer (Born 1927)
1st of July 1999 DEATH Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (Born 1908)
1st of July 1999 DEATH Forrest Mars Sr., American candy magnate (Born 1904)
1st of July 1999 DEATH Sylvia Sidney, American actress (Born 1910)
1st of July 2000 DEATH Sarah Payne, British murder victim (Born 1992)
1st of July 2000 DEATH Walter Matthau, American actor (Born 1920)
1st of July 2001 DEATH Nikolay Basov, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1922)
1st of July 2003 DEATH Herbie Mann, American jazz flutist (Born 1930)
1st of July 2003 DEATH Wesley Mouzon, American boxer (Born 1927)
1st of July 2003 DEATH N?xau, Namibian actor (Born 1944)
1st of July 2004 DEATH Peter Barnes, English writer (Born 1931)
1st of July 2004 DEATH Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (Born 1909)
1st of July 2004 DEATH Marlon Brando, American actor (Born 1924)
1st of July 2005 DEATH Luther Vandross, American singer (Born 1951)
1st of July 2005 DEATH Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American soul singer-songwriter (Born 1936)
1st of July 2006 DEATH Fred Trueman, English cricketer (Born 1931)
1st of July 2008 DEATH Mark Dean Schwab, American rapist and murderer (Born 1968)
1st of July 2008 DEATH Mel Galley, English guitarist (Whitesnake) (Born 1948)
1st of July 2009 DEATH Karl Malden, American actor (Born 1912)
1st of July 2009 DEATH Onni Palaste, Finnish writer (Born 1917)
1st of July 2009 DEATH Alexis Arguello, Nicaraguan boxer and politician (Born 1952)
1st of July 2009 DEATH Mollie Sugden, English actress (Born 1922)
1st of July 2010 DEATH Ilene Woods, American actress (Born 1929)
1st of July 2010 DEATH Geoffrey Hutchings, British actor (Born 1939)
1st of July 2010 DEATH Arnold Friberg, American illustrator (Born 1913)
1st of July 2010 DEATH Don Coryell, American football head coach (Born 1924)