Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 20-Jul

Died on This Day (20-Jul)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Peter McNamara Peter McNamara Peter McNamara was an Australian tennis player and coach. Australian tennis player and coach 64 1
Helen Thomas Helen Thomas Helen Amelia Thomas was an American reporter and author, and a long serving member of the White House press corps. American journalist 92 7
Lucian Freud Lucian Freud Lucian Michael Freud OM CH was a British painter and draughtsman, specialising in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century English portraitists. British painter and draughtsman 88 9
James Doohan James Doohan James Montgomery Doohan was a Canadian actor, author and soldier, best known for his role as Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the television and film series Star Trek. Canadian character and voice actor 85 15
Lauri Aus Lauri Aus Lauri Aus was an Estonian professional cyclist, who represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. Estonian racing cyclist 32 17
James H. Morrison James H. Morrison James Hobson Morrison was an American lawyer and politician who served twelve terms as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisiana from 1943 to 1967. American politician 91 20
John Elisha Grimshaw John Elisha Grimshaw Lieutenant-Colonel John Elisha Grimshaw VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 87 40
Juan César Cordero Dávila Juan César Cordero Dávila Major General Juan César Cordero Dávila , was the commanding officer of the 65th Infantry Regiment during the Korean War, rising to become one of the highest ranking ethnic officers in the United States Army. United States general 61 55
Frank Crowther Frank Crowther Frank Crowther was a United States Representative from New York. American politician 85 65
Sarada Devi Sarada Devi Sarada Devi , born Kshemankari / Thakurmani / Saradamani Mukhopadhyay, was the wife and spiritual consort of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, a nineteenth-century Hindu mystic. Hindu religious figure 66 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington was an American singer and songwriter who was best known as the lead vocalist of rock band Linkin Park. American singer 41 3
Sir Alastair Burnet Sir Alastair Burnet Sir James William Alexander Burnet , known as Alastair Burnet, was a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his work in news and current affairs programmes, including a long career with ITN as chief presenter of the flagship News at Ten; Sir Robin Day described Burnet as "the booster rocket that put ITN into orbit". TV News reader 84 8
Robin McLaren Robin McLaren Sir Robin John Taylor McLaren KCMG was a British diplomat. British diplomat 75 10
Antonio Gades Antonio Gades Antonio Esteve Ródenas or Antonio Gades was a Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer. Dancer 67 16
Milt Gabler Milt Gabler Milton Gabler was an American record producer, responsible for many innovations in the recording industry of the 20th century. American music executive 90 19
Sergei Parajanov Sergei Parajanov Sergei Parajanov was a Georgian film director of Armenian origin, screenwriter and artist who made seminal contribution to world cinema with his films Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors and The Color of Pomegranates. Soviet film director 66 30
Iain Macleod Iain Macleod Iain Norman Macleod was a British Conservative Party politician and government minister. British cabinet minister 56 50
W. J. Monilaw W. J. Monilaw William James Monilaw was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. American football coach 85 60
Marian Massonius Marian Massonius Piotr Marian Massonius , prewar Second Polish Republic) was a Polish philosopher and teacher who was born into a family of expatriates during the Partitions of Poland. Polish philosopher 83 75
Albrecht von Graefe Albrecht von Graefe Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Albrecht von Gräfe, often Anglicized to Graefe , was a Prussian pioneer of German ophthalmology. German ophthalmologist 42 150