July 20 Deaths in History - July 20 Birthdays - July 20 Events

2013 Helen Thomas, an American Journalist who reported on the White House for nearly fifty years, dies at the age of 92
2007 Tammy Faye Bakker, dies in Missouri, at 65
1999 Sandra Gould, actress, Bewitched, dies at 73
1997 Linda Stirling, B movie actress, dies at 75
1996 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier, dies at 70
1996 Peter Malcolm Gordon Raleigh, journalist, dies at 77
1995 Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photographer/collector, dies at 82
1995 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer, dies at 85
1994 Kim II Sung, President of North-Korea (1948-94), buried
1994 Paul Delvaux, Belgian surrealistisch painter, dies at 96
1994 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist, dies at 83
1993 Donald Alexander, System director/producer (East Valley), dies at 79
1991 Henri Marius Rellys, dies at 86
1990 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies
1989 Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, commander (French resistance), dies
1989 Mary Treen, actress (Career, Rock-a-bye Baby), dies at 71
1987 Richard Egan, actor (Big Cube, Amsterdam Kill), dies at 63
1986 Helen Craig, actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74
1984 Gail Kubik, U.S. composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69
1984 Jim [James] Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running), dies at 52
1983 Frank Reynolds, news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies at 59
1979 Herbert Butterfield, British Historian
1977 Carter De Haven, Francis O'Callaghan, actor, director, writer, worked with Charlie Chaplin, dies in Glendale, California, at age 90
1977 F G Junger, writer, dies
1974 Allen Jenkins, actor (Fugitive from a Chain Gang), dies at 74
1973 Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen Kam, actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32
1969 Roy Hamilton, rocker, dies at 40
1968 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festival), dies
1966 Julien Carette, dies of burns at 68
1962 Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51
1962 George MacAulay Trevelyan, English royal historian, dies at 86
1959 Harry Fox II, dies at 77
1959 William D. Leahy, American Soldier
1958 Franklin Pangborn, dies at 69
1957 Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46
1954 Blair Moody, Sen-Michigan, dies at 52
1951 Abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem
1951 Mustafa Shuqri Ashu, tailor/murderer of king Abdullah, shot to death
1945 Paul Valery, philosopher, writer, poet, elected to Academie francaise, 1925, founder, the College International de Cannes, 1931, dies at 73
1944 Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71
1944 Brandt, col/German staff chief, dies in bombing
1944 Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, count/German antifascist colonel, dies
1944 Friedrich Olbricht, German general (July 20th plotter), executed
1944 Heinz Burns, German, Gold Medal 1936 Olympics, dies in bombing
1944 Korten, chef General of Germany Luftwaffe, dies in bomb explosion
1944 Ludwig Beck, gen/chief Germany general staff (July 20th plot), dies
1944 Mertz, German colonel (July 20th plotter), executed
1944 Pierre Vienot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies
1944 Rudolf Schmundt, gen/Hitler's Army adjunct, dies from wounds
1944 Werner von Haeffen, German lieutenant (July 20th plotter), executed
1944 Claus von Stauffenberg, German Soldier
1942 Patric Cobb, British sea officer, dies in battle
1940 Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide
1939 Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies
1937 Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies
1936 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer, dies at 75
1936 Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general/high director, dies
1927 Ferdinand I VAM, King of Romania, dies at 61
1923 Pancho Villa, Doroteo Arango, Mexican rebel, murdered at 55
1914 Leo van Gheluwe, composer, dies at 76
1908 Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62
1903 Leo XIII, Vincenzo G Pecci, Pope (1878-1903), dies at 93
1898 Yuri Arnold, composer, dies at 86
1897 Jean Ingelow, English Poet
1888 Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies
1881 Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh, dies
1875 Francis Bond Head, Canadian Statesman
1868 Antoine Prumier, composer, dies at 75
1868 Jan Bedrich Kittl, composer, dies at 62
1866 Faa di Bruno, Italian captain (Er d'italia, Lissa), commits suicide
1866 G F Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies
1859 Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Fantasy), dies
1825 Joseph-Denis Doche, composer, dies at 58
1824 Joan M Kemper, lawyer (layed-out Civil Code), dies
1819 John Playfair, Scottish geologist/mathematician, dies
1808 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66
1766 Isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies
1762 Christoph Nichelsmann, German klavecinist/composer, dies
1752 John C Pepusch, English composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at about 85
1732 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer, dies at 51
1636 John Oldham, trader in Massachusetts, murdered by indians
1613 Heinrich Julius, von Braunschweig-Wolfenbuttel, duke, dies
1609 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69
1607 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer/historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48
1597 Franciscus Raphelengius [French of Ravelingen], Netherlands publisher, dies
1573 Lancelot of Brederode, water beggar, beheaded
1454 Johan II, King of Castilie, dies at 49
1322 Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies
1031 Robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies
833 Ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63

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