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1804Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken

1536Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies

July 12th Deaths
Date Event
783
Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French King Pippin III, dies 
1073
Johannes Gualbertus, Italian monk/saint, dies 
1429
John [Jean C] Gerson, Fren theologist (Theologica mystic), dies at 65 
1441
Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (b. 1394) 
1450
Jack Cade, slain in a revolt against British King Henry VI 
1536
Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies 
1545
Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies 
1575
Renée/Renata de France, duchess of Ferara/daughter of Louis XII, dies 
1584
Steven Borough, English explorer (b. 1525) 
1633
Simon Besler, composer, dies at 49 
1640
Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies 
1664
Stefano della Bella, Italian printmaker (b. 1610) 
1682
Jean Picard, French astronomer (b. 1620) 
1693
John Ashby, English admiral 
1712
Richard Cromwell, English Lord Protector (1658-59), dies at 85 
1742
Evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Ital cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday 
1749
Charles de la Boische, Marquis de Beauharnois, Governor of New France 
1773
Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer, dies at 76 
1804
Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken 
1839
Christian Traugott Tag, composer, dies at 62 
1844
Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 
1845
Henrik Wergeland, Norwegian author (b. 1808) 
1849
Dolley Madison, 4th First Lady Of The United States (b. 1768) 
1874
Fritz Reuter, writer, dies at 63 
1874
Fritz Reuter, Landmandsliv 
1880
Tom Taylor, The Ticket of Leave Man 
1882
Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer, dies at 44 
1883
Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57 
1897
Felix Godefroid, composer, dies at 78 
1898
Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies 
1899
Esquire Mauritius A de Savornin Lohman, gov of Suriname, dies at 67 
1902
Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), dies at 74 
1906
Henrique Alves de Mesquita, composer, dies at 70 
1910
Charles Stewart Rolls, British engineer and aviator (b. 1887) 
1916
Aritius S Talma, Dutch minister of Agriculture, dies at 52 
1917
Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp merchant/forger, dies 
1918
Dragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer (b. 1864) 
1919
Charles Rock, A Christmas Carol 
1921
Ralph Herz, The Love Dope 
1923
Harry Lonsdale, The Shepherd of the Hills 
1926
Charles Wood, composer, dies at 40 
1929
Robert Henri, US painter (The Eight), dies at 63 
1931
George Westmore, The Nut 
1932
Fergus Hume, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab 
1933
Willem H Drucker, lawyer, dies at 45 
1934
Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877) 
1934
Nikola Gosic, Gresnica bez greha 
1935
Alfred Dreyfus, French officier (Dreyfus Affair), dies 
1935
Alfred Dreyfus, Captain Dreyfus 
1940
John Hatton, Our Gang 
1940
Mrs. Richard Mansfield, Beau Brummel 
1943
Cecilia Loftus, The Old Maid 
1944
Andor Pünkösti, Álomsárkány 
1944
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,  
1945
Boris Galerkin, Russian mathematician (b. 1871) 
1945
Jeanne Lawrence, Air Hawks 
1945
Dan Crimmins, White Zombie 
1946
Ray Stannard Baker, Wilson 
1947
Jimmie Lunceford, American saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1902) 
1947
E.J. Tait, The Story of the Kelly Gang 
1948
Carl Jules Weyl, Casablanca 
1949
Douglas Hyde, first President of Ireland (b. 1860) 
1949
Elsa Newell, Then and Now 
1950
Elsie de Wolfe, American socialite and interior decorator (b. 1865) 
1950
Elsie de Wolfe, For Love of Mary Ellen 
1950
Karl Wüstenhagen, Martin Luther, His Life and Time 
1951
Abe Stern, Peg o' the Mounted 
1952
Elsa Soini, Poikani pääkonsuli 
1953
Joseph Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 79 
1953
Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen, composer, dies at 79 
1953
Herbert Rawlinson, Dark Victory 
1954
Peter Stitch, King Kong 
1954
Richard Norton, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery 
1955
Vittorio Parisi, Naples That Never Dies 
1955
Wincenty Loskot, Pietro wyzej 
1956
Maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80 
1956
Bob Carleton, Wild Man Blues 
1957
James Vincent, Stolen Moments 
1958
Gustav von Koczian-Miskolczy, Colibri 
1958
John Gobau, De man zonder hart 
1958
Earl Pingree, Dark Streets 
1958
Galan Galt, Castillos en el aire 
1958
Adolfo Torrado, The Noble Family 
1959
Wilhelm P. Krüger, Krach um Jolanthe 
1960
Buddy Adler, From Here to Eternity 
1961
Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (b. 1879) 
1962
Roger Wolfe Kahn, American band leader (b. 1907) 
1962
Roger Wolfe Kahn, Bullets Over Broadway 
1964
William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies 
1966
D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96 
1967
Fridrikh Ermler, Great Citizen 
1971
Yvon Robert, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1914) 
1973
Lon Chaney Jr, actor (Wolfman), dies after long illness at 66 
1976
Ted Mack, TV host (Original Amateur Hour), dies at 72 
1976
James Wong Howe, The Thin Man 
1976
Ted Mack, Episode dated 15 May 1949 
1977
Ed Holmes, actor (Growing Paynes, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 66 
1977
Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 75 
1978
Leo Edwards, Heroes of the Street 
1978
Zoltán Makláry, Yesterday 
1978
Ethel Beach, King Kong 
1979
Kalervo Tuukkanen, composer, dies at 69 
1979
Minnie Ripperton, [Andrea Davis], singer (Lovin' You), dies at 30 
1979
Kalervo Tuukkanen, Hello, Mr. Kivi 
1979
Kazimierz Brodzikowski, Przeor Kordecki - obronca Czestochowy 
1980
John W Davis, Pres (WV State college), dies at 92 
1980
Allan Sones, The Spy Who Loved Me 
1980
Albert Hörrmann, Der Hofmeister 
1981
Ben Seijes, historian (WW II), dies at 73 
1981
Boris Polevoy, Doktor Vera 
1981
Jim Hayward, Vengeance Valley 
1981
Lynton Brent, Yes, We Have No Bonanza 
1982
Kenneth More, Brit actor (Genevieve), dies of Parkinson disease at 67 
1982
Raymond Borderie, The Wages of Fear 
1982
Rene Pedrini, The Leopard Man 
1982
Kenneth More, A Night to Remember 
1982
Frank R. Saletri, Blackenstein 
1982
Jean Devalde, Réhabilitée 
1983
Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic), dies at 39 
1983
Ahmet Üstel, Dad, Make Me Marry 
1983
Rik Bravenboer, Deel 8 
1984
Vika Podgorska, U mrezi 
1984
German Khovanov, Kamyshi 
1985
Henryk Hunko, Meta 
1985
Jean Reno, The Hunted Men 
1985
Mikhail Chyornyj, V mirnye dni 
1986
Randy Herron, Wally and the Fraternity 
1986
Kurt Henkels, Episode dated 2 February 1963 
1986
Wim Wama, Gebroken spiegels 
1986
Waclaw Kisielewski, ZDF gegen ARD - Silvesterparty gegen MOT 
1986
Peter Lotar, Johannisnacht 
1986
Jan Riesser, Blekitny krzyz 
1986
George Calboreanu, The Soimaresti Clan 
1987
Rudolf Lenz, Fox and His Friends 
1987
Janet E. Clark,  
1987
Janet Elsie Clark, Never Say Die 
1987
Nikolai Skorobogatov, Siberiade 
1987
Amelia de la Torre, Padre nuestro 
1987
Karel Vochoc, Trnové pole 
1987
Harold Goodwin, All Quiet on the Western Front 
1988
Joshua Logan, Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy 
1988
Raymond W Goldsmith, US economist, dies at 83 
1988
Michael Jary, Inglourious Basterds 
1988
Josephine Douglas, Episode #1.15 
1988
Joshua Logan, Mister Roberts 
1988
John Massis, De leeuw van Vlaanderen 
1989
Bonne Gauguin, The Revelation 
1989
Rinus van Galen, Achter de wolken schijnt de zon 
1989
Bozena Kraljeva, Na taraci 
1989
Carlos Puebla, Casa de los babys 
1990
Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71 
1990
João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (b. 1917) 
1990
Marc Dantzer, Le bidon d'or 
1990
Dick Briggs, Episode #1.1671 
1990
Joan Whitney, The Right Stuff 
1990
Alfredo P. Murúa, Bewitching Kisses 
1990
Bill Barrud, Devil's Squadron 
1990
Bill Burrud, Captains Courageous 
1990
João Saldanha, Passe Livre 
1991
Willi Schwabe, Keine Zeit für Helden 
1991
Robert Pomié, Folies-Bergère 
1991
Luce Guilbeault, O.K. ... Laliberté 
1992
Albert Pierrepont, last British executioner (433 men/17 women), dies 
1992
Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies 
1992
Roger Bennett, Freaked 
1992
Reginald Beck, Henry V 
1993
Gusti Huber, Mother of Bibi Besch, dies of heart failure at 78 
1993
Lily van Lugt Melsert, actress (Tomorrow will be better), dies at 91 
1993
Dan Eldon, British photojournalist (b. 1970) 
1993
Lily Bouwmeester, Pygmalion 
1993
Gusti Huber, The Diary of Anne Frank 
1993
Jacques Chazot, Jacques Chazot 
1993
Edmund Ward, A Prayer for the Dying 
1993
Steve Previn, Almost Angels 
1993
Francisco Ortega, The Emerald 
1994
David Malcolm Lewis, expert in Greek Epigraphy, dies at 56 
1994
Henk Terlingen, radio/TV-host (Sport in Image), dies at 52 
1994
James Bysse Joll, historian, dies at 76 
1994
Signhild Björkman, The Old Clock at Ronneberga 
1994
James Joll, British Universities Historical Studies in Film: Fascism 
1994
Kenneth Craig, Reefer Madness 
1994
Károly Kristóf, Half Rate Honeymoon 
1995
Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49 
1995
Earl Coleman, singer, dies at 69 
1995
Ernie Furtado, bassist, dies at 72 
1995
Michael Clegg, naturalist/broadcaster, dies at 62 
1995
Gordon Flemyng, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. 
1996
Andrew Rodger Waterson, scholar Naturalist, dies at 84 
1996
Gottfried von Einem, composer, dies at 78 
1996
John Boon, publisher, dies at 79 
1996
John Chancellor, news anchor (VOA, NBC), dies at 68 
1996
John William Chancellor, journalist, dies at 68 
1996
Jonathan Melvoin, keyboardist (Smashing Pumpkins), dies of heorin OD 
1996
Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan's 1st five Tests 1952-53), dies 
1996
William Darling, journalist, dies at 73 
1996
Stepan Bubnov, Maugli. Pokhishchenie 
1996
Gottfried von Einem, Egon Schiele 
1996
Thelma Witmer, The Jungle Book 
1996
Mel Howard, Hester Street 
1996
Primiano Muratori, Juliet of the Spirits 
1996
John Chancellor, Today 
1996
Eddy Lawrence Manson, Little Fugitive 
1997
Franc Presetnik, Na svoji zemlji 
1997
Geraint Morris, Gas 
1997
Peter Cranwell, Goldfinger 
1997
Zbigniew Niewczas, Zamach stanu 
1997
Ragna Breda, Tante Pose 
1998
Serge Lemoyne, French Canadian artist (b. 1941) 
1998
Jimmy Driftwood, American folk songwriter and musician (b. 1907) 
1998
André Julien, Betty Blue 
1998
Roman Wionczek, Sekret Enigmy 
1998
Aljoscha Sebald, Episode #1.4 
1998
Jimmie Driftwood, Dead Poets Society 
1998
Elaine Aiken, Caddyshack 
1998
Leena Skoog, Laila (17 år) vaknar 
1998
Secondo Bignardi, To Want to Fly 
1999
Bill Owen, British actor (b. 1914) 
1999
Anthony W. Marshall, Why Did the Fireman... 
1999
Jacques R. Marquette, Burnt Offerings 
1999
Zita Szeleczky, Gül Baba 
1999
Herbert Gunn, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo 
1999
Bill Owen, Georgy Girl 
1999
Bodil Lindorff, A Place Nearby 
2000
Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross during World War II (b. 1908) 
2000
Wesley Jeffries, The Manchurian Candidate 
2000
Odilon Ribeiro Coutinho, Os sete Gatinhos 
2000
Cecil Merritt,  
2000
Rose Marie Mantell Thomas, Danny Thomas 
2001
James Bernard, Nosferatu 
2001
Jack Hupp, War Drums 
2001
Jan Zdrojewski, Ludzie z pociagu 
2002
Fred D. Scott, Weird Science 
2002
Phoebe Interlandi, Episode #8.5 
2002
Bosa Stojadinovic, Man Is Not a Bird 
2002
Dré Poppe, De vulgaire geschiedenis van Charelke Dop 
2003
Benny Carter, American musician (b. 1907) 
2003
Galina Gladkova, Ekipazh 
2003
Kurt Roland Petersson, Born to Defense 
2003
E. Carlton Winckler, Space Patrol 
2003
Silvano Lora, Un pasaje de Ida 
2003
Allan Schulman, Det blir jul på Möllegården 
2003
Eliot Wald, See No Evil, Hear No Evil 
2003
Benny Carter, The Aviator 
2004
Betty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1918) 
2004
Ersel Hickey, Episode #1.12 
2004
Jeff Morris, The Blues Brothers 
2004
Newell Oestreich, Tag, You're It 
2004
George Mallaby, The Spy Who Loved Me 
2005
John King, Baron King of Wartnaby, Chief executive of British Airways since its privitisation (b. 1917) 
2005
Scott Paul, Wyatt Earp 
2005
Roman Wolyniec, Barrier 
2005
Axel Strøbye, Pelle the Conqueror 
2005
Willi Heinrich, Cross of Iron 
2005
Piero Cappuccilli, Un ballo in maschera 
2006
Stanis Nievo, Mal d'Africa 
2006
David Morales, About Mrs. Leslie 
2006
Galina Stepanova, Uchitelnitsa Kartashova 
2006
Kurt Kreuger, The Enemy Below 
2006
Sylvia Maibaum, Behind the Scenes with 'Thunderball' 
2006
Loredana Nusciak, Django 
2006
Hubert Lampo, Kasper in de onderwereld 
2007
Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947) 
2007
Mr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (b. 1951) 
2007
Robert Burås, Norwegian guitar player (b. 1975) 
2007
Jim Mitchell, Behind the Green Door 
2007
Stan Zemanek, Beauty and the Beast 
2007
Levente Bíró, Duios Anastasia trecea 
2007
Ante Peterlic, Slucajni zivot 
2007
Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Bodies at the Beach: Search for a Serial Killer 
2007
Marc Behm, Help! 
2007
Hon-Lam Pau, Year of the Dragon 
2007
Paul Jyrälä, The Patriot 
2007
Jack Egan, Bradman 
2007
Adela Gáborová, Neha 
2007
Nigel Dempster, An Audience with Dame Edna Everage 
2008
Tony Snow, former speechwriter for Presidents George H.W. Bush and press secretary for George W. Bush (b. 1955) 
2008
Bobby Murcer, center fielder for the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, and Chicago Cubs from 1965-1983(b. 1946) 
2008
Neil Levin, Serenity 
2008
Michel Baudinat, Céleste 
2008
Charles N. Brown, The Astounding Harry Bates 
2008
Gianfranco Funari, Simpatici & antipatici 
2008
Bobby Murcer, The Scout 
2008
Mario Paolucci, Buenos Aires Vice Versa 
2008
Vili Kazasyan, Yan Bibiyan 
2008
Jerzy Balbuza, Twarz aniola 
2008
Hal DeJulio, Bill Russell: My Life, My Way 
2008
Claudio Guzmán, The Greatest Entertainer in the World 
2008
Tony Snow, Fox News Sunday 
2009
François Leccia, This Special Friendship 
2009
Ben Novack Jr.,  
2009
Simon Vinkenoog, Wild Romance 
2009
Donald MacCormick, Episode dated 30 May 1985 
2009
Melissa Barthelemy, Bodies at the Beach: Search for a Serial Killer 
2009
Shesha Palihakkara, The Line of Destiny 
2010
Harvey Pekar, American comic book writer (b. 1939) 
2010
Paulo Moura, Brazilian clarinetist and saxophonist (b. 1932) 
2010
Lucia Muresan, Gioconda fara surîs 
2010
Tuli Kupferberg, The Pursuit of Happyness 
2010
Buff Cobb, All Around the Town 
2010
Harry Richard, Scrimshaw 
2010
Earl Rosell, Little Big Man 
2010
Luigi Scattini, Goya in Bordeaux 
2010
Paulo Moura, Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion 
2010
Günter Behnisch, Berlin Babylon 
2010
Olga Guillot, Cry of the Bewitched 
2010
Harvey Pekar, American Splendor 
2010
Pius Njawe, Chief! 
2010
Éva Jablonkay, A Hungarian Fairy Tale 
2011
Sherwood Schwartz, American Television Writer (b. 1916) 
2011
Bruno Garbuglia, La vendetta 
2011
Sherwood Schwartz, The Brady Bunch 
2012
Dara Singh, Jab We Met 
2012
Else Holmelund Minarik, Little Bear 
2012
Ákos Tordon, Elefántkaland 
2012
Benny Fagerlund, Vi kunde ha' det saa rart 
2012
Hamid Samandarian, All the Temptations of the Earth 
2012
Hans Heisel, La Résistance s'organise (1941-42) 
2012
Franco Reitano, The Flesh 
2012
Cleveland Elam, Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers 
2012
George C. Stoney, All My Babies: A Midwife's Own Story 
2013
Eddy Defacq, Alphabétiquement votre 
2013
Ray Butt, To Hull and Back 
2013
Charles Marsh, Once Were Warriors 
2013
Pran, Don 
2013
Elaine Morgan, Anne of Avonlea 
2013
Paul Bhattacharjee, Casino Royale 
2013
Takako Okamoto, Episode dated 29 March 2013 
2013
Alan Whicker, A Handful of Horrors: I Don't Like My Monsters to Have Oedipus Complexes 
2014
Manfred Winkler, Der Klang der Worte 
2014
Lee Hessel, The Crazies 
2014
Mladen Skiljan, Balade Petrice Kerempuha 
2014
Mark Burchett, Blood Sisters: Vamps 2 
2014
Valeriya Novodvorskaya, Episode #3.3 
2014
Rusty White, The Smallest Oceans 
2014
Marko Babac, Kavez 
2014
Néstor Basterretxea, Operación H 
2014
Dana Krueger, Abduction of Figaro 
2015
Javier Krahe, El arte de provocar 
2015
D'Army Bailey, The People vs. Larry Flynt 
2015
Mahlon N. Duckett,  
2015
Sergey Artsibashev, 12 
2015
JaJuan Dawson, Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans 
2015
Bosse Larsson, Svensken som pionjär 
2016
Destiny author Sally Beauman dies aged 71 
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