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1999John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38

1882Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (b. 1818)

July 16th Deaths
Date Event
276
Mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered 
599
Monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies 
1139
Walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies 
1216
Innocent III [Lotario de' Conti di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies at 54 or 55 
1324
Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (b. 1267) 
1342
King Charles I of Hungary 
1482
John van Schaffelaar, Gelders knight, dies 
1546
Anne Askew, English Protestant (burned at the stake) (b. 1521) 
1557
Anne of Cleves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41 
1590
Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], pontiff of Portugal, dies 
1594
Thomas Kyd, author of The Spanish Tragedy (b. 1558) 
1647
Masaniello, [Tommaso Aniello] Neapolitan rebel (b. 1622) 
1664
A Gryphius, writer, dies at 47 
1664
Andreas Gryphius, Meditation on Time 
1686
John Pearson, English theologian (b. 1612) 
1691
Francois-Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Louvois, statesman, dies 
1698
Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84 
1729
Johann David Heinichen, composer, dies at 46 
1730
Elijiah Fenton, poet, dies 
1736
Thomas Yalden, poet/fable writer, dies 
1747
Giuseppe Maria Crespi, painter/etcher, dies 
1762
Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87 
1764
Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), murdered at 23 
1770
Francis Cotes, English painter (b. 1726) 
1782
Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik, dies at 61 
1796
George Howard, British field marshal (b. 1718) 
1806
Caterino Mazzolà, La clemenza di Tito 
1827
Josiah Spode, potter, dies 
1831
Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (b. 1763) 
1843
Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, politician, dies at 68 
1857
Pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies 
1864
Victor JB Girardey, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 27 
1868
Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87 
1871
Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln 
1879
Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (b. 1800) 
1882
Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (b. 1818) 
1886
Ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies 
1887
Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73 
1889
Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83 
1890
Gottfried Keller, novelist/poet, dies 
1893
Antonio Ghislanzoni, Aida 
1896
Edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74 
1896
William Hamilton Gibson, illustrator/author/novelist, dies 
1896
Edmond de Goncourt, Élisa 
1897
Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies 
1915
Ellen White, American co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (b. 1827) 
1916
Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies 
1916
Ludwig P Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 
1916
Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, physician, dies 
1916
Ilya Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1845) 
1917
Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70 
1923
Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60 
1923
Karel Klostermann, Mlhy na blatech 
1923
Louis Couperus, Eline Vere 
1931
Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies 
1931
George S. Dougherty, The Line-Up at Police Headquarters 
1935
Zhengqiu Zheng, Zi mei hua 
1936
Charles Hines, The Early Bird 
1936
Alan Crosland, The Jazz Singer 
1936
Birger Pohjanheimo, Se kolmas 
1939
Beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies 
1939
Georges Dorival, La guerre du feu 
1944
John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed 
1944
Ann Brody, Why Girls Say No 
1945
Addison Randall, Where the West Begins 
1946
John Wallace, The Black Pirate 
1946
Heinrich Greif, Girl No. 217 
1946
William Welsh, The Shock 
1947
Horatio Mbelle, South African interpreter, community leader and politician, dies in Pretoria at 77 
1949
Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian poet (b. 1866) 
1951
Jane Loury, Monsieur Coccinelle 
1953
Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, author (Path to Rome), dies at 82 
1953
Hilaire Belloc, Cautionary Tales for Children 
1953
Leo Chalzel, Men in White 
1954
Lucien Muratore, The Unknown Singer 
1954
Anna Iblová, Proudy 
1954
Charles H. Kyson, Silk Hosiery 
1954
Charles Kyson, West of Nevada 
1954
Sam Fields, Jungle Gents 
1955
Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81 
1955
Jessie McAllister, A Curable Disease 
1956
Leonardo De Mitri, Verginità 
1956
Olof Winnerstrand, Torment 
1956
Glenn E. Anderson, Scarlet Street 
1956
Stanley Blystone, Modern Times 
1958
Frances Primm, The Prairie Wife 
1958
George S. Hellman, Night in Paradise 
1960
Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74 
1960
John Phillips Marquand, novelist, dies at 66 
1960
Albert Kesselring, Croix de Lorraine en Italie 
1961
[Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88 
1961
Urho Seppälä, Kolmas laukaus 
1961
Connie Van, The Far Country 
1962
Jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies 
1971
H T Tsiang, dies at 65 
1972
Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65 
1972
Max Zehnder, composer, dies at 70 
1973
Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91 
1976
Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA 
1977
Marianne Schüler, Cavalliers of the Navy 
1978
Nils Nydahl, Barnen från Frostmofjället 
1979
James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93 
1979
Alfred Deller, English countertenor (b. 1912) 
1979
Hervê Cordovil, Alô Alô Carnaval 
1980
Sidney Miller, Ovelha Negra, Uma Despedida de Solteiro 
1980
Bill Twaddle, Heaven's Gate 
1981
Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38 
1981
Margit Beckman, Pimpernel Svensson 
1981
Neda Spasojevic, Traces of a Black Haired Girl 
1981
Marie E. Brady, Dreamer 
1981
Tibor Udvardy, A büvös szék 
1982
Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies 
1982
Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35 
1982
Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88 
1982
Patrick Dewaere, Beau Pere 
1982
Howard Strickling, The Wizard of Oz 
1982
Louis Portugais, Freedom Africa 
1983
Samson Raphaelson, Suspicion 
1983
Jaroslaw Krombholc, The Bartered Bride 
1983
Don Craig, This Is My Affair 
1984
Billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 73 
1984
Camille Bernard, Kamouraska 
1984
Tom Blakeley, Island of Terror 
1984
Harry E. Webb, A Boy Called Nuthin': Part 1 
1985
Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84 
1985
Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917) 
1985
R. Siohan, End of the World 
1985
Edward C. Widdis, The Patsy 
1985
Lou Cevetillo, King of the Gypsies 
1985
Heinrich Böll, The Bread of Those Early Years 
1985
Wayne King, Crimes and Misdemeanors 
1985
Nicholas Halasz, I Accuse! 
1985
Elsie Wagstaff, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 
1986
Erik Broman, Ett svårskött pastorat 
1986
Parisys, Un coup de rouge 
1986
Robert Boothby, The Edge of the Sixties 
1986
Al Fisher, Country Music Holiday 
1987
Vittoriano Petrilli, The Great Silence 
1987
Otho Gaines, Strange Confession 
1987
Peter Gimbel, Blue Water, White Death 
1987
Tony Tani, Dare yori-mo kane o aisu 
1988
Don Kramer, Mardi Gras 
1988
Milton R. Krasner, All About Eve 
1988
Frank Alten, Manhunt of Mystery Island 
1988
Whitfield Connor, Guiding Light 
1989
Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor, dies at 81 
1989
David Bedell, Is There Another Civilization? 
1989
Herbert von Karajan, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1990
Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (b. 1927) 
1990
Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908) 
1990
Mikhail Matusovsky, Night Watch 
1990
Miguel Muñoz, Tierra de rastrojos 
1990
Harold Kay, Thunder in the Blood 
1990
Egon Geißler, Die heilige Johanna 
1990
Valentin Pikul, Moonzund 
1990
Nikola Rusev, Shturetz v uhoto 
1990
Tomás Blanco, For a Few Dollars More 
1990
Sidney Torch, All That Glitters/Wishing You Well 
1990
Nils Leander, Generalen 
1991
Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies 
1991
Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81 
1991
Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Phila, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70 
1991
Robert Motherwell, US painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76 
1991
Dwight Weist, I Never Forget a Face 
1991
Carlo Terron, Slijepi kolosijek 
1991
Hank Sand, The Cabin 
1991
Robert Motherwell, Painters Painting 
1991
Meindert de Jong, Little Dog Lost 
1992
"Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84 
1992
Buck Buchanan, NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), dies at 51 
1992
Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies 
1992
Buck Buchanan, Super Bowl IV 
1992
Jerry Modine, Family Feud 
1992
Tatyana Pelttser, Priklyucheniya zhyoltogo chemodanchika 
1993
Roger Woddis, Hammer Into Anvil 
1993
Zoltán Nagy, A cédrus 
1994
M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78 
1994
Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91 
1994
Tay Brown, That's My Boy 
1994
Donald C. Glouner, Marooned 
1994
John Morley, Aladdin and the Forty Thieves 
1994
William D. Revelli, The Wolf of Wall Street 
1994
Don Segall, Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights 
1995
Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83 
1995
Eleanore M "May" Sarton, Belg/US writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83 
1995
Juan Manuel Fangio, racing Driver, dies at 84 
1995
Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies 
1995
Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65 
1995
Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91 
1995
Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83 
1995
Stephen Harold Spender, writer, dies at 86 
1995
Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91 
1995
Stephen Spender, The Fool and the Princess 
1995
László Vajda, Erdélyi dekameron 
1995
Patsy Ruth Miller, The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
1995
Mordechay Gur, Azit Hakalba Hatzanhanit 
1995
May Sarton, Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing 
1996
John Panozzo, drummer, dies at 48 
1996
Adolf von Thadden, German politician, (b. 1921) 
1996
John Panozzo, Kilroy Was Here 
1996
Iosif Prut, Za chas do rassveta 
1997
William Reynolds, The Godfather 
1998
John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915) 
1998
Harry Blake, Xanadu 
1998
William Magerman, Trading Places 
1998
John Henrik Clarke, America's Dream 
1998
Leigh Brown, A Christmas Story 
1999
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. (b. 1966) 
1999
John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38 
1999
Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979) 
1999
John Kennedy Jr., Taking on the Kennedys 
1999
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, The Kennedys: The Curse of Power 
2000
Barbosa Lima Sobrinho, A Dívida da Vida 
2000
Christie Basham, Episode dated 31 July 1970 
2000
Fay Alexander, The Greatest Show on Earth 
2000
Imre Pataki, Százszorszép 
2001
Maurice De Bevere, Belgian cartoonist (b. 1923) 
2001
Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (b. 1961) 
2001
Beate Uhse, Moral in Deutschland 
2001
Terry 'Bam Bam' Gordy, WCW Beach Blast 
2002
John Cocke, American computer scientist (b. 1925) 
2002
Henry Stinton, Second Fiddle 
2002
Antonella Della Porta, Two Women 
2002
Jack Olsen, Sins of the Mother 
2003
Celia Cruz, Cuban musician (b. 1924) 
2003
Carol Shields, Canadian author (b. 1935) 
2003
Celia Cruz, Amores Perros 
2003
Carol Shields, Swann 
2003
Buddy Deane, Hairspray 
2004
George Busbee, Governor of Georgia (b. 1927) 
2004
Peter Baird, Howard the Duck 
2004
Billy Mo, Episode #1.5 
2004
Andy Engman, Make Mine Music 
2004
Aleksandr Didenko, Zagovor skurlatayev 
2004
Bert Briskin, Tarzan and the Huntress 
2004
Tom Fox, The Return of the Living Dead 
2004
Bella Lewitzky, White Savage 
2004
George Busbee, Smokey and the Bandit 
2004
Charles Welch, Gone Are the Days! 
2005
Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (b. 1920) 
2005
Prince Gu of Korea (b. 1931) 
2005
Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer, lyricist, and entertainer (b. 1920) 
2005
Adrian Loudermilk, Bushisms 
2005
Blue Barron, Blue Barron and His Orchestra 
2005
Camillo Felgen, Episode dated 14 April 1972 
2006
Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929) 
2006
Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948) 
2006
Guillermo Hernández, The Way of the Gun 
2006
Barbara Eiler, The Swamp Fox: Horses for Greene 
2006
Bob Orton Sr., The Sheik 
2006
Max Cole, Coming Out Under Fire 
2006
Harold Scott, Monkey, Monkey, Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here? 
2006
Oleg Shejntsis, Ubit drakona 
2007
Warren Clymer, The Godfather 
2007
Tom Brooks, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia 
2007
Mikhail Kononov, Andrei Rublev 
2007
Alyn Lockwood, Badman's Gold 
2007
Luciano Giancarlo, Medal of Honor: Airborne 
2007
Richard Deems, Hitchhiker 
2007
Evelyn Maron, Episode #1.3 
2008
Jo Stafford, American singer of traditional pop music (b. 1917) 
2008
Jacques Kaplan, Round Trip 
2008
Jo Stafford, The Master 
2008
Pierre Mirat, Asterix and Caesar 
2008
Matthew Tobin, Real Life 
2008
Don Hulbert, Singin' in the Rain 
2008
Ernst Solèr, Hans Falk: Painting the Light 
2008
Richard Erdoes, Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee 
2008
Per Henriksen, Skattely 
2009
Everett Pope, Everett Pope 
2009
Maurice Grimaud, Mai 68, l'autre côté des barricades 
2010
James Gammon, American actor (b. 1940) 
2010
James Gammon, The Iron Giant 
2010
Raúl Urtizberea, El descanso 
2010
Gibé, 2000 Anos de Confusão 
2010
Carlos Torres Vila, Las vacaciones del amor 
2010
Bjørg Vatle, Hamsun 
2010
Yuri Stepanov, Snatch. 
2010
Jan Matthias, Wives 
2010
Ida Beecher, Voices 
2010
Janina Kaluska-Szydlowska, Pingwin 
2010
Verily Anderson, Beware of Children 
2011
Forrest Blue, American football player (b. 1944) 
2011
Patricia Finnegan, Lincoln 
2011
Roger Ito, The Karate Kid, Part II 
2011
Bertalan Bicskei, A mérközés 
2011
Forrest Blue, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers 
2011
Ante Garmaz, Cosquín, amor y folklore 
2011
Michaelina Martel, Stiletto 
2012
Jon Lord, English musician, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 71 
2012
Kitty Wells, American country singer, dies from complications after a stroke at 92 
2012
Ed Lincoln, Adorável Trapalhão 
2012
Kitty Wells, The Blues Brothers 
2012
Martin Kenzie, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2012
Bob Babbitt, Standing in the Shadows of Motown 
2012
Philip Caplan, Pretty Woman 
2012
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 
2012
Kostas Klavvas, Mikroi kai megaloi en drasei 
2012
Aleksandr Anisimov, Sedmoy sputnik 
2012
Paul Zweck, The Soldiers Choice 
2012
Jon Lord, Almost Famous 
2012
William Asher, Beach Blanket Bingo 
2012
Paul B. Price, The Ritz 
2013
Lesley Rion, Johnny Postal 
2013
Marianne Boyer, Spetters 
2013
Alex Colville, Alex Colville: The Splendour of Order 
2013
Talia Castellano, Episode dated 12 September 2012 
2013
Marv Rotblatt, Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story 
2013
Yekaterina Yelanskaya, The Mistress 
2013
Jacques Ramade, A Cat in Paris 
2014
Natasa Tanská, 322 
2014
Johnny Winter, Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty 
2014
Szymon Szurmiej, Austeria 
2014
Vitaliy Linetskiy, ToyKhtoProyshovKrizVohon 
2014
Leo Toldsted, Gladsaxe 
2014
Hervé Cristiani, Episode dated 16 June 2007 
2014
Margarita Suvorova, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi 
2014
Manfred Wekwerth, Mother Courage and Her Children 
2014
Heinz Zemanek, Das Jahrhundert der Denkmaschinen - Wo bleibt der Mensch? 
2015
Violetta Farjeon, The Case of the Penny Plains 
2015
Jack Goody, Rituals Are Fine: Jack Goody's 80th Birthday 
2015
Ulrich Lenk, Tandem 
2015
Alcides Ghiggia, Maracaná 
2015
Krzysztof Riege, Argentyna 
2015
Ramakrishna V., Ninne Pelladatha 
2015
Jim Clements, Episode dated 1 February 2013 
2015
Lothar Schähfer, Heute hau'n wir auf die Pauke 
2015
Krisztina Ferenczy, Nyolclábú tükör 
2015
Jean Lacouture, Leclerc le libérateur 
2015
Kinnie Gibson, RoboCop 2 
2016
Hungarian author Peter Esterhazy dies aged 66 
2016
Jimmy Johnston, former showband leader and promoter, dies aged 77 
2018
Ex-NHL Goaltender Ray Emery Dies at Age 35 
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