Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 23-Jul

Died on This Day (23-Jul)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Maxim Dadashev Maxim Kaibkhanovich Dadashev was a Russian boxer who competed in the light-welterweight division. Russian boxer 28 1
John Kundla John Kundla John Albert Kundla was an American college and professional basketball coach. American basketball coach 101 3
Jordan Tabor Jordan Benjamin Tabor was an English footballer who primarily played as a left back, but also played as a central midfielder or as a striker in the latter part of his career. English footballer 23 6
Sally Ride Sally Ride Sally Kristen Ride was an American astronaut and physicist. American physicist and astronaut 61 8
Daniel Schorr Daniel Schorr Daniel Louis Schorr was an American journalist who covered world news for more than 60 years. TV Journalist 93 10
Carlos Paredes Carlos Paredes Carlos Paredes ComSE was a virtuoso Portuguese guitar player and composer. Portuguese musician 79 16
Kees Verwey Kees Verwey Kees Verwey was a Dutch painter who was productive well into old age. Dutch painter 95 25
Kay Kyser Kay Kyser James Kern Kyser , known as Kay Kyser, was an American bandleader and radio personality of the 1930s and 1940s. Bandleader, actor 80 35
Andre Lucas Andre Lucas Andre Cavaro Lucas was killed in action while serving as the commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, United States Army, at Fire Support Base Ripcord in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 39 50
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Benjamin Pierce Cheney Benjamin Pierce Cheney was an American businessman, and a founder of the firm that became American Express. American businessman 79 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Vitaliy Balytskyi Vitaliy Balytskyi was a Ukrainian football player and manager. Ukrainian football player and manager 39 2
Thomas Sutherland Thomas Sutherland Thomas Sutherland , Dean of Agriculture at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, was kidnapped by Islamic Jihad members near his Beirut home on June 9, 1985. Beirut kidnapping victim 85 4
Emile Griffith Emile Griffith Emile Alphonse Griffith was a professional boxer from the U. American boxer 75 7
Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. English singer and songwriter 27 9
Myron Floren Myron Floren Myron Floren was an American musician best known as the accordionist on The Lawrence Welk Show between 1950 and 1980. American accordionist 85 15
Sandor Teszler Sandor Teszler Sandor Teszler , was a Hungarian-American textile executive and philanthropist who survived the Holocaust, working as a textile executive in Hungary, Yugoslavia, and the United States. Businessperson 97 20
Bert Sommer Bert Sommer Bert Sommer was an American folk singer, songwriter and actor. American singer-songwriter 41 30
Keith Godchaux Keith Richard Godchaux was a pianist best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979. Pianist 32 40
Buttercup Dickerson Buttercup Dickerson Lewis Pessano "Buttercup" Dickerson was a 19th-century Major League Baseball outfielder. Italian-American baseball player 61 100
Maria Jane Taylor Maria Jane Taylor Maria Jane Taylor was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China, and "Mother" of the China Inland Mission with her husband, founder James Hudson Taylor. Missionary in China 33 150