Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Jul

Died on This Day (24-Jul)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Margaret Fulton Margaret Fulton Margaret Isobel Fulton OAM was a Scottish-born Australian food and cooking writer, journalist, author and commentator. Australian food and cooking writer 94 1
Udupi Ramachandra Rao Udupi Ramachandra Rao Udupi Ramachandra Rao was an Indian space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Indian space scientist 85 3
Chiwoniso Maraire Chiwoniso Maraire Chiwoniso Maraire was a Zimbabwean singer, songwriter, and exponent of Zimbabwean mbira music. Zimbabwean singer, songwriter, mbira master 37 7
G. D. Spradlin G. D. Spradlin Gervase Duan Spradlin was an American actor, attorney, and businessman. American actor 90 9
Richard Doll Richard Doll Sir William Richard Shaboe Doll CH OBE FRS was a British physician who became an epidemiologist in the mid-20th century and made important contributions to that discipline. British physiologist 92 15
Ahmad Shamloo Ahmad Shamloo Ahmad Shamlou ʃɒːmˈluː], also known under his pen name A. Iranian poet 74 20
Coen Dillen Coen Dillen Coenraad Henrik Dillen was a Dutch footballer who primarily played for PSV as well as the Dutch national side. Dutch footballer 63 30
Peter Sellers Peter Sellers Peter Sellers CBE was an English actor and comedian. British comedian & actor 54 40
Beatrice Roberts Beatrice Roberts Alice Beatrice Roberts was an American film actress. American film actress 65 50
George Stuart Henderson George Stuart Henderson George Stuart Henderson VC, DSO & Bar, MC was a British Army officer and a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 26 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Tony Cloninger Tony Cloninger Tony Lee Cloninger was an American professional baseball player and coach. American baseball pitcher 77 2
Marni Nixon Marni Nixon Margaret Nixon McEathron , known professionally as Marni Nixon, was an American soprano and ghost singer for featured actresses in musical films. American soprano 86 4
Sherman Hemsley Sherman Hemsley Sherman Alexander Hemsley was an American actor. He was known for his roles as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons , Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen , and B. American actor 74 8
Alex Higgins Alex Higgins Alexander Gordon Higgins was a Northern Irish professional snooker player who is remembered as one of the most iconic figures in the game. Snooker player 61 10
Claude Ballif Claude Ballif Claude Ballif was a French composer, writer, and pedagogue. French composer 80 16
Hans Wind Hans Wind Hans Henrik "Hasse" Wind was a Finnish fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II, with 75 confirmed air combat victories. Finnish flying ace 75 25
Ezechiele Ramin Ezechiele Ramin Ezechiele Ramin, MCCJ , familiarly known as "Lele" in Italy and "Ezequiel" in Brazil, was an Italian Comboni missionary and artist who was described as a martyr of charity by Pope John Paul II after his murder in Brazil while defending the rights of the farmers and the Suruí natives of the Rondônia area against the local landowners. Italian martyr 32 35
Barbara Colby Barbara Colby Barbara Colby was an American actress. She appeared in episodes of numerous television series before a 1974 appearance on The Mary Tyler Moore Show led to a main cast role on the new series Phyllis; after filming three episodes, she and a colleague were murdered outside an acting class, in an unsolved shooting. American actress 35 45
Fred Davis Fred Davis Alfred Thomas "Fred" Davis was a farmer and a politician on the federal and provincial level in Canada. Canadian politician 77 75
Pierre Dupont Pierre Dupont Pierre Dupont was a French songwriter. Dupont was born in Lyon as the son of a blacksmith. French songwriter 49 150