Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 29-Jul
Died on This Day (29-Jul)
Mona-Liisa Nousiainen was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the World Cup between 2002 and 2018.
Finnish Olympic cross-country skier
Leslie Hulme , known professionally as Ken Barrie, was an English voice actor and singer best known for singing the theme tune of the BBC television programmes Hi-de-Hi!, Postman Pat and Charlie Chalk; He also narrated the latter two.
English voice actor
Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt , also known as Chucho, was an Ecuadorian professional footballer who played as a striker.
J Malan Heslop
J Malan Heslop was a World War II combat photographer with Arnold E.
Pat McCormick was an American actor and comedy writer known for playing Big Enos Burdette in Smokey and the Bandit and its two sequels.
American actor and comedy writer
Edward Gierek was a Polish communist politician and de facto leader of Poland between 1970 and 1980.
Severino Varela Puente was a Uruguayan footballer who played as a striker.
Martha-Bryan Allen was an American 1920s stage actress.
American stage actress
Reuben Ellis Jenkins
Reuben Ellis Jenkins was a lieutenant general in the United States Army.
Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Floriano Vieira Peixoto ɾɐ peˈʃotu] 30 April 1839 – 29 July 1895), born in Ipioca , nicknamed the "Iron Marshal", was a Brazilian soldier and politician, a veteran of the Paraguayan War, and the second president of Brazil.
Josip Hrvoje Peruzović , better known by his ring name Nikolai Volkoff, was a Croatian-American professional wrestler best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation .
Sir Peter O'Sullevan was an Irish-British horse racing commentator for the BBC, and a correspondent for the Press Association, the Daily Express, and Today.
Horse racing commentator
James Mellaart FBA was an English archaeologist and author who is noted for his discovery of the Neolithic settlement of Çatalhöyük in Turkey.
António Jorge Peres Feio was a Portuguese actor and director who was awarded the honorific degree of "Comendador da Ordem do Infante D.
Abdul Rahman bin Saud Al Saud
Abdul Rahman bin Saud Al Saud was a Saudi prince and the longtime president of the football club Al Nassr.
René Gerónimo Favaloro was an Argentine cardiac surgeon and educator best known for his pioneering work on coronary artery bypass surgery using the great saphenous vein.
Argentine cardiac surgeon
Bruno Kreisky was an Austrian social democratic politician who served as Foreign Minister from 1959 to 1966 and as Chancellor from 1970 to 1983.
Chancellor of Austria
Filipp Ivanovich Golikov was a Soviet military commander.
Sir John Barbirolli, CH , né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist.
English conductor and cellist
James Baker Pyne
James Baker Pyne was an English landscape painter who became a successful follower of Turner, after having been in his earlier years a member of the Bristol School of artists and a follower of Francis Danby.
English landscape painter