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1796Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37

1967Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

July 21st Deaths
Date Event
1160
Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies 
1425
Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies 
1540
John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies 
1544
René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle 
1683
Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded 
1688
James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610) 
1717
Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies 
1782
Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63 
1793
Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) 
1796
Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37 
1796
Robert Burns, The Homesman 
1798
François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733) 
1821
Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55 
1831
Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55 
1861
Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 
1870
Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 
1870
Josef Strauß, Madame Bovary 
1880
Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800) 
1888
Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53 
1888
Edward Payson Roe, Barriers Burned Away 
1889
Nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813) 
1891
Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51 
1899
Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833) 
1910
Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66 
1917
Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle 
1917
Arthur Stanford, The Whirl of Life 
1919
James B. Orman, Christian Endeavor Greeting 
1922
Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered 
1925
Mrs. Charles Craig, The Girl Who Had a Soul 
1927
J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies 
1928
Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81 
1928
Ellen Terry, Potter's Clay 
1928
Ward Crane, Sherlock Jr. 
1929
Leroy Scott, In Borrowed Plumes 
1931
Heidi Blåfield, Noidan kirot 
1932
Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player 
1934
Hubert Lyautey,  
1938
Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) 
1938
Owen Wister, The Virginian 
1940
Sarada Ukil, Prem Sanyas 
1941
Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872) 
1941
Franz Skondrup, The Princess's Dilemma 
1941
Palmer Morrison, The Saddle Tramp 
1942
Elliott J. Clawson, Let 'Er Go Gallegher 
1943
Charles William Paddock, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1920), dies at 42 
1943
Charles Paddock, The Olympic Hero 
1944
Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau 
1944
Henning von Tresckow, Gen-Maj, "July 20th plotter", commits suicide 
1946
Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908) 
1947
Zanka Stokic, Gresnica bez greha 
1948
Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 
1948
Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer, dies at 58 
1949
Albert Høeberg, Billet mrk. 
1950
Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 
1950
Rex Ingram, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 
1951
Marion Aye, His Brother's Blood 
1951
Gustav Davis, Catacombs 
1952
Ivan Lagutin, Alexander Nevsky 
1952
Emilio Baldanello, Casello N. 3 
1954
Bruno Hardt-Warden, The Student's Romance 
1954
George Skultesky, Big City 
1955
Myra Keaton, Love Nest on Wheels 
1957
Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies 
1957
Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies 
1957
Kenneth Roberts, Northwest Passage 
1959
Erika Glässner, Einbruch 
1959
Eugeniusz Solarski, Nikodem Dyzma 
1959
H.F. Rimmen, Sol over Danmark 
1959
Nobuko Satsuki, Ahodorî 
1960
Phil Charig, Ronald Reagan and Dolores Gray 
1960
Al Hoffman, Ocean's Eleven 
1960
Billy Griffith, The Devil Bat 
1963
Charles Watt, King Kong 
1965
Harry Conover, Appointment with Baby 
1966
Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83 
1967
Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies 
1967
Basil Rathbone, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75 
1967
Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Det Tigers/534 HRs), dies at 59 
1967
Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80 
1968
Ruth St Denis, US choreography, dies at about 90 
1970
Mikhail Gerasimov, Russian anthropologist and sculptor (b. 1907) 
1970
Bob Kalsu, American football player (b. 1945) 
1971
Eugene Borden, All About Eve 
1972
Jigme Dori Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, dies 
1972
Ralph Craig, American athlete (b. 1889) 
1973
Russell Hardie, dies after long illness at 69 
1974
Willem F K Hussem, painter/poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74 
1975
Billy West, actor (Jimmy the Gent, Jealousy), dies at 82 
1975
Fie Carelsen, actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85 
1975
James Smith, The Birth of a Nation 
1976
Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated 
1977
Lee Miller, American Photographer aged 70 
1977
Shota Managadze, Tvali patiosani 
1978
Henry Longhurst, Episode dated 28 August 1969 
1979
Ludwig Renn, writer, dies at 90 
1979
Ludwig Renn, Trini 
1979
Frank Losee, John Paul Jones 
1979
Aleksandr Voinov, Inostranka 
1980
Hilma Bolvig, Mellem muntre musikanter 
1981
Voldemars Puce, Kauguriesi 
1981
Max Liebman, Your Show of Shows 
1982
Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69 
1982
Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58 
1982
Dave Garroway, Today 
1983
Norman Chappell, The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge 
1983
Victor Lewis, The Cookie Fund 
1983
Veronika Buzhinskaya, Dekabristy 
1983
Frank Fenter, Africa Shakes 
1983
Arthur Wirtz,  
1984
Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34 
1984
Robert M. Hemingway, The Gabilan Story 
1984
Karl-Georg Saebisch, Der Richter und sein Henker 
1984
Xesco Boix, Cançons infantils 
1985
Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65 
1985
Vicki Vola, actress (Miss Miller-Mr District Attorney) 
1985
Vicky Vola, Mama and Madam Zodiac 
1985
Elek Bognár, Féltékenység 
1985
Lawrence Woolner, Terminal Island 
1985
Keith Simpson,  
1985
Ulla-Britt Söderlund, Barry Lyndon 
1985
Zoran Radmilovic, The Marathon Family 
1985
Alvah Bessie, Objective, Burma! 
1985
Aaron Nibley, The Outlaws Is Coming 
1986
Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed 
1986
Virginia Hewitt, actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60 
1986
Ernest Maas, American screenwriter (b. 1892) 
1986
Virginia Hewitt, Bowery Battalion 
1986
Ernest Maas, The Shocking Miss Pilgrim 
1986
Vlado Cech, Kdopak by se beatu bál 
1987
Lal Baum, The Questor Tapes 
1987
William Fritzsche, All That Heaven Allows 
1987
Louis Da Pron, The Loretta Young Show 
1987
Zygmunt Marczewski, Trójkat bermudzki 
1988
Jack Clark, Password All-Stars 
1988
Enrico Filippini, Ehrengard 
1988
Mikhail Volpin, Frosty 
1988
Karen Dissing Melega, TV-aktuelt 
1988
Lee LeBlanc, North by Northwest 
1989
Ralph Magelssen, This Is the Army 
1989
Marion Weldon, Desert Patrol 
1989
Ralf Boumans, In alle stilte 
1989
Donald Brittain, Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry 
1990
Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57 
1990
Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70 
1990
Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65 
1990
Stanley Shapiro, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 
1990
Sacha Pitoëff, Last Year at Marienbad 
1990
Sergei Parajanov, The Color of Pomegranates 
1990
Joe Turner, Sweet Skin 
1990
Trude Wyler, A Certain Smile 
1991
Theodore Wilson, dies at 47 
1991
Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969) 
1991
Jasmine Bligh, Band Waggon 
1991
Glauco Pellegrini, L'uomo dai calzoni corti 
1991
Gilbert Hullett, Mama's Little Pirate 
1991
Teddy Wilson, Blood In, Blood Out 
1992
Zdislav Stomma, The Secret Brigade 
1992
Ravindra Dave, Raaz 
1992
Urtain, Episode dated 14 February 1992 
1992
Jessica Haston, Poison 
1992
Robert St. Angelo, Federal Agents vs. Underworld, Inc. 
1992
Yavuzer Çetinkaya, Iron Earth, Copper Sky 
1993
Henk Kersting, bureau chef (Associated Press-WW II), dies at 88 
1993
Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56 
1993
Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53 
1993
Branko Vujovic, Cudo u Sarganu 
1993
Barbara Chojecka, Prognoza pogody 
1993
Hildegarde Stadie, Narcotic 
1993
Ichiro Fujiyama, Tokyo rapusodei 
1993
William D. Byrd, Children of a Lesser God 
1993
Valda Hansen, Night of the Ghouls 
1994
Dorothy Collins, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 67 
1994
John Ernest, constructionist Artist, dies at 72 
1994
Marjorie Dorothy Chandler Collins, jazz singer, dies at 67 
1994
Macs McAree, Toys Are Not for Children 
1994
Dorothy Collins, Episode dated 9 June 1956 
1994
Carolyn Lee Bourland, Theodora Goes Wild 
1994
Alba Ballard, Broadway Danny Rose 
1995
Edwin "Russell" House, saxophonist, dies at 65 
1995
Elleston Trevor, author, dies 
1995
Jon Boulle, motorcyclist, dies at 59 
1995
Genevieve Tobin, The Petrified Forest 
1995
Michael Wisher, Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis 
1995
Gunde Johansson, Episode #5.8 
1995
Trevor Dudley Smith, The Flight of the Phoenix 
1995
Pavle Sovljanski, Saturday Night 
1996
Francis James Claude Piggott, soldier, dies at 85 
1996
Gerald McArthur, detective, dies at 70 
1996
Herb Edelman, actor (Odd Couple, St Elsewhere), dies of emphysema 62 
1996
James Tye, safety expert, dies at 74 
1996
John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot, dies at 50 
1996
Macha Louis Rosenthal, critic/poet, dies at 79 
1996
Wolf Morris, actor (Padmasambhava-Dr Who), dies at 71 
1996
Norah Gale, Once in a Million 
1996
Phyllis Gilman, Vogues of 1938 
1996
Inger Jacobsen, Kontorsjef Tangen 
1996
Luana Anders, Easy Rider 
1996
Wolfe Morris, The Message 
1996
Herb Edelman, The Odd Couple 
1997
Peter Virgo, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 
1997
Lynn Root, Cabin in the Sky 
1998
Alan Shepard, astronaut (b. 1923) 
1998
Robert Young, American actor (b. 1907) 
1998
Robert Young, Crossfire 
1998
Antonio Saura, Episode dated 3 July 1984 
1998
Zhivko Garvanov, Hotel Central 
1998
Alan Shepherd, Golf: The Greatest Game 
1998
Kenneth Watson, The Wheel in Space: Episode 2 
1998
Bob McAllister, Herbie Day at Disneyland 
1999
Marc Boyle, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 
2000
Likun Yang, Five Golden Flowers 
2000
Stanojlo Rajicic, Zivot je nas 
2000
Marc Reisner, Cadillac Desert 
2000
Villu Tomingas, My Younger Brother 
2000
Bess Boyle, Badman's Territory 
2000
Iain Hamilton, Seawards the Great Ships 
2000
Constanze Engelbrecht, Fiorile 
2000
George Sperdakos, The Devil's Advocate 
2000
Jane Harker, The Unfaithful 
2000
Eddie Pequenino, Don Carmelo il capo 
2001
Steve Barton, American actor (b. 1954) 
2001
Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor (b. 1927) 
2001
Óscar Cardozo Ocampo, Funny Dirty Little War 
2001
Steve Barton, Another World 
2001
Carlo Bo, La fatica di leggere 
2001
Einar Schleef, Zufall 
2001
Norman Wright, Fantasia 
2001
Stanley Rabjohn, The Deadly Companions 
2001
Rui Gomes, The Green Years 
2001
Shivaji Ganesan, Padaiyappa 
2002
Victor B. Appel, Angel and the Badman 
2002
Gus Dudgeon, Elton John Love Songs 
2003
John Davies, New Zealand Olympic Committee president (b. 1938) 
2003
Walter M. "Matt" Jefferies, American film art director (b. 1921) 
2003
Ingrid von Bothmer, Und oben wohnen Engels 
2003
Florence DuPage, Cap'n Cub 
2003
Jessica Taylor, Bodies at the Beach: Search for a Serial Killer 
2003
Walter M. Jefferies, The City on the Edge of Forever 
2003
Robert Street, Suddenly, Love 
2004
Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (b. 1929) 
2004
Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (b. 1918) 
2004
Rolf Bergström, While the City Sleeps 
2004
Radoy Ralin, Neveroyatna istoriya 
2004
Ed Lewis, Hopeful Monsters 
2004
Benny Poulsen, Europa 
2004
Jerry Goldsmith, Mulan 
2005
Long John Baldry, British blues musician (b. 1941) 
2005
Lord Alfred Hayes, British Wrestling Announcer for WWE (b. 1928) 
2005
Long John Baldry, Nilus the Sandman: The Boy Who Dreamed Christmas 
2005
Lord Alfred Hayes, Episode #1.4 
2005
Sten Jørgensen, Sankt Hansaften-spil 
2005
Tamara Lund, Leikkikalugangsteri 
2006
Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933) 
2006
Ta Mok, "The Khmer Rouge Butcher", war criminal in Democratic Kampuchea (b. 1926) 
2006
J. Madison Wright, Shiloh 
2006
József Forgách, A cédrus 
2006
Mako, Memoirs of a Geisha 
2007
Tom Steel, 35 Years on the Front Line: The Miners' Last Stand 
2007
Hans Peter Strobl, The Red Violin 
2007
Barbara Issak, Old School 
2007
John Bethune, The Paper Chase 
2007
Arun Kaul, Diksha 
2007
Golde Flami, The Marihuana Story 
2007
Leonid Vasilyev, Mentovskie voyny 
2007
Jesús de Polanco, Episode dated 13 July 1994 
2007
Don Arden, Electric Light Orchestra: 'Out of the Blue' Tour Live at Wembley 
2008
Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], English industrialist, dies at 94 
2008
María Vaner, The Headless Woman 
2008
Donald Stokes, Austin Allegro 
2008
Barbara Ann Teer, A Carol for Another Christmas 
2008
Joy Dial, Don't Change My World 
2008
Guido Angeli, Provare per credere 
2008
Gladys Nederlander, Death and the Maiden 
2008
Geraldo Casé, Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo 
2008
Jan Banucha, Samson 
2008
Lucille House, McLintock! 
2009
Éva Fenyvessy, Hyppolit, the Butler 
2009
Heinz Edelmann, Yellow Submarine 
2009
Les Lye, The Care Bears Battle the Freeze Machine 
2009
Donald Buka, Watch on the Rhine 
2009
John Dawson, Festival Express 
2009
Yoshinori Kanada, Princess Mononoke 
2010
Luis Corvalán, Chilean communist leader (b. 1916) 
2010
Heinrich Schmieder, Downfall 
2010
Edna Healey, Episode #1.23 
2010
Ralph Houk, Safe at Home! 
2010
Wes Skiles, The Most Dangerous Science 
2010
Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, L'enfance du Christ 
2010
Marta Szmigielska, Alabama 
2011
Lucian Freud, Realist painter (b. 1922) 
2011
Emily Daniels, I Love Lucy 
2011
Teighlor, Episode #1.1 
2011
Paul Franke, Un ballo in maschera 
2011
Milly Del Rubio, Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse 
2011
Erkki Toivanen, Kuustudio 
2011
Elwy Yost, The Films of Frank Capra 
2011
Bent Børgesen, Hodja fra Pjort 
2011
Klaus Wagner, Der Datterich 
2012
Alexander Cockburn, Scottish-born American journalist, dies from cancer at 72 
2012
Arnaldo Bagnasco, Ligabue 
2012
Mike Lynn,  
2012
Mike Lynn, The Vikings for Trading for Herschel Walker 
2012
Lloyd Kino, Mortal Kombat 
2012
Angharad Rees, Hands of the Ripper 
2012
Susanne Lothar, The Reader 
2012
Andrzej Lapicki, Dzis w nocy umrze miasto 
2012
Jean Ferniot, 1947: La première crise de la IVº république 
2012
Jessica Dublin, Trinity Is STILL My Name! 
2012
Eberhard Itzenplitz, Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. 
2012
Alexander Cockburn, Trading on Thin Air 
2012
Tomás Gayo, Mamá, tengo un sexto sentido 
2013
Michel van der Plas, Psalm 8 
2013
Heinz Meier, Ödipussi 
2013
Willard W. Willingham, Arizona Raiders 
2013
Rolf Schwendter, Die Show vom 25. November 1995 
2013
Denys de La Patellière, Taxi for Tobruk 
2013
Martha Webster, Groundhog Day 
2013
Three Finger Jack Hanover, Hell Hole High 
2014
Marlene Reidel, Das stolze und traurige Leben des Matthias Kneissl 
2015
Buddy Emmons, Melvin and Howard 
2015
Gigi Angelillo, The Family Friend 
2015
E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime 
2015
Theodore Bikel, My Fair Lady 
2015
Robert Broberg, Robert Broberg - Målarock, Höjdare m fl. 
2016
Romanian actor Radu Beligan dies at 97 
2017
Lord McCluskey, architect of Scotland Act, dies aged 88 
2017
Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington dies aged 41 
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