Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 27-Jul

Died on This Day (27-Jul)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
John Robert Schrieffer John Robert Schrieffer John Robert Schrieffer was an American physicist who, with John Bardeen and Leon Cooper, was a recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first successful quantum theory of superconductivity. American physicist 88 1
Sam Shepard Sam Shepard Samuel Shepard Rogers III was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose career spanned half a century. American playwright and author 73 3
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam ; 15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian aerospace scientist who served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007. President of India 83 5
Tony Martin Tony Martin Alvin Morris , known professionally as Tony Martin, was an American actor and popular singer. Actor, singer 98 8
Jack Tatum John David Tatum was an American football safety who played 10 seasons from 1971 through 1980 for the Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers in the National Football League . American Footballer 61 10
Bob Tisdall Bob Tisdall Robert Morton Newburgh Tisdall was an Irish athlete who won a gold medal in the 400-metre hurdles at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Athletics (sport) competitor 97 16
Krishan Kant Krishan Kant Krishan Kant was an Indian Politician who served as the tenth vice president of India from 1997 until his death. Indian politician 75 18
Gordon Solie Gordon Solie Gordon Solie , was an American Florida-based professional wrestling play-by-play announcer working for Georgia Championship Wrestling, Championship Wrestling from Florida, USA Championship Wrestling, Continental Championship Wrestling, and World Championship Wrestling. American wrestling commentator 71 20
Smoky Joe Wood Smoky Joe Wood Howard Ellsworth "Smoky Joe" Wood was a professional baseball player for 14 years. Baseball player and coach 95 35
António de Oliveira Salazar António de Oliveira Salazar António de Oliveira Salazar ɔliˈvɐjɾɐ sɐlɐˈzaɾ]; 28 April 1889 – 27 July 1970) was a Portuguese dictator and economist who served as the prime minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. Prime Minister of Portugal 81 50
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Vladimir Voinovich Vladimir Voinovich Vladimir Nikolayevich Voinovich , was a Russian writer and former Soviet dissident. Russian writer 85 2
James Alan McPherson James Alan McPherson James Alan McPherson was an American essayist and short-story writer. American essayist and short-story writer 72 4
Lindy Boggs Lindy Boggs Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs was a United States politician who served as a member of the U. American politician 97 7
John Stott John Stott John Robert Walmsley Stott was an English Anglican cleric and theologian who was noted as a leader of the worldwide evangelical movement. British theologian 90 9
Laxmi Chand Tyagi Indian social worker Indian social worker 60 15
Bob Hope Bob Hope Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope was a British-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, and author. American comedian/actor 100 17
Leon Wilkeson Leon Russell Wilkeson was the bassist of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 until his death in 2001. Bass player 49 19
Miklos Rozsa Miklos Rozsa Miklós Rózsa was a Hungarian-American composer trained in Germany and active in France , the United Kingdom , and the United States , with extensive sojourns in Italy from 1953 onward. Hungarian-American composer trained in Germany 88 25
Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Said Bughdady Abaza was an Egyptian actor. Egyptian actor 53 40
Edward Foss Edward Foss Edward Foss was an English lawyer and biographer. He became a solicitor, and on his retirement from practice in 1840, devoted himself to the study of legal antiquities. British lawyer 82 150