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Notable Deaths on July 24th

1862Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79

1980Peter Sellers, actor (Pink Panther, Mouse that Roared), dies at 54

July 24th Deaths
Date Event
1115
Matilda, Countess of Tuscany (b. 1046) 
1240
Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights 
1345
Jacob van Artevelde, statesman, murdered 
1568
Prince Don Carlos of Spain (b. 1545) 
1594
John Boste, Catholic saint and martyr (b. 1544) 
1652
Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 
1712
Cornelis earl of Nassau, general-major/mister of Woudenberg, dies 
1739
Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday 
1739
Benedetto Marcello, Gran Torino 
1756
George Vertue, engraver, dies 
1758
John Dyer, poet, dies 
1768
Nathanial Lardner, English theologian (b. 1684) 
1809
Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74 
1812
Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63 
1819
Sophie Gail, composer, dies at 43 
1826
Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65 
1831
Maria Agata Szymanowska, composer, dies at 41 
1837
Charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter 
1842
John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies 
1846
Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81 
1846
Louis Napoleon, French King of the Netherlands (1806-10), dies at 67 
1862
Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79 
1865
Johan Filip von Schantz, composer, dies at 30 
1868
George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies 
1876
Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer, dies at 66 
1883
Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls 
1900
Ferdinand Hamet, Dutch missionary in Mongolia, murdered at 59 
1908
Vicente Acosta, Salvadoran poet (b. the same day 1867) 
1910
Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (b. 1841) 
1918
Edgar L. Davenport, Four Feathers 
1920
Ludwig Ganghofer, The Monastery's Hunter 
1924
Henri Collen, L'héritier des Dagobert 
1927
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (b. 1892) 
1927
Ryûnosuke Akutagawa, Rashomon 
1931
Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of finance, dies at 75 
1931
Dick Lee, The New Fire Chief 
1933
Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65 
1933
Max von Schillings, Das Weltkonzert II. Ouvertüre zu der Oper Wilhelm Tell von G. Rossini 
1933
Sam E. Rork, Wandering Daughters 
1936
James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52 
1936
Edward Clisbee, The Boer War 
1937
Frederick Sullivan, The Cat's Paw 
1937
Johannes Andresen, Hr. Tell og Søn 
1938
Rollo Lloyd, Midnight at Maxim's 
1938
Anatol Friedland, Anatole Friedland and His Ritz Revue 
1939
James P. Burtis, The Hurricane Express 
1940
Carlton Griffin, Girl Shy 
1940
Frank Redman, The Perils of Pauline 
1944
Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 
1944
Gábor Drégely, Miss Bluebeard 
1945
Rosina Storchio, Come morì Butterfly 
1946
Charles Wellesley, The Poor Little Rich Girl 
1946
Mici Goty, Voodoo Man 
1947
Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72 
1948
Maurice Ruebens, In Paris, A.W.O.L. 
1950
Charlotte Pierce, The Super Sex 
1950
Zeffie Tilbury, The Grapes of Wrath 
1952
Ingolf Kuntze, Tumult in Damascus 
1952
Henry Hallett, The Circle 
1953
Charles W. Tobey, Episode dated 24 February 1952 
1954
Mary Church Terrell, educator/civil rights leader, dies at 90 
1954
Harl Foltz, Jail Bait 
1954
Effie Shannon, Sally of the Sawdust 
1955
Helena Phillips Evans, Nancy Drew: Detective 
1955
Harry Hayden, Till the Clouds Roll By 
1955
Sandro Salvini, Terra madre 
1956
Teuvo Puro, Hyökyaaltoja 
1957
Sacha Guitry, actor/playwright/director (Lovers & Thieves), dies at 72 
1957
Sacha Guitry, The Story of a Cheat 
1957
Emil Poulsen, Den sorte drøm 
1957
Frank Fenton, A Foreign Affair 
1958
Ennio Grammatica, I bimbi di nessuno 
1958
Mabel Ballin, Barriers Burned Away 
1959
Sid Swaney, Sands of Iwo Jima 
1960
Carl Deis, composer, dies at 77 
1960
Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), dies at 68 
1960
Aladár Ihász, Soldiers of the Emperor 
1960
Hans Albers, The Blue Angel 
1960
Jacques Jaccard, Liberty 
1962
Victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86 
1962
Florence Bolles, Too Much Married 
1963
Sive Norden, En karl i köket 
1964
Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies 
1965
Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59 
1965
Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69 
1965
Irene Browne, The Red Shoes 
1966
Tony Lema, US golfer, dies at 32 
1967
Little Billy Rhodes, dies of stroke at 72 
1969
Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Dziennik), dies at 64 
1970
Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman (b. 1897) 
1971
Alan Rawsthorne, composer, dies at 66 
1972
Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl 
1973
Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC 
1974
Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air 
1974
Ernest Milton, actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84 
1974
James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935), dies at 82 
1976
Leo Shuken, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 
1977
Emil Botta, Reconstruction 
1978
Foy Willing, Down in the Valley 
1978
Arne Hülphers, Fattiga riddare 
1979
Archie Duncan, actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 65 
1979
Archie Duncan, Ring of Bright Water 
1979
Albert Pollet, The Mysterious Lady 
1980
Peter Sellers, actor (Pink Panther, Mouse that Roared), dies at 54 
1980
Uttam Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1926) 
1980
Davis Grubb, The Night of the Hunter 
1980
Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 
1980
Uttam Kumar, Nayak: The Hero 
1981
Ferenc Fekete, People on the Alps 
1982
Rosel Schäfer, Onkelchens Traum 
1982
Jean Girault, The Troops of St. Tropez 
1982
Everett Alton Brown, Angels with Dirty Faces 
1984
José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Rua Descalça 
1984
Richard Angst, Das Wirtshaus im Spessart 
1984
Vincent Beck, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians 
1984
Luís Cerqueira, A Intrusa 
1985
Alice D.G. Miller, Disgraced! 
1985
José Bódalo, Django 
1985
Tako Hachirô, The Yellow Handkerchief 
1985
Carmen Viance, The Cursed Village 
1985
Antonio Salvarezza, Il trovatore 
1985
Eddie Parks, In God We Tru$t 
1986
Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87 
1986
Laurie Nash, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1932-36), dies 
1986
Gilbert Dupé, Le bateau à soupe 
1986
Urban Hansen, Vestamager - drømmenes land 
1986
Adele Gutman Nathan, Reds 
1986
Hindo Kasimov, Solistat 
1987
Dick Wellstod, Those Ragtime Years 
1987
Ángel Ter, La chica del gato 
1989
Ernest Morrison, actor (Peggy Does Her Darndest), dies 
1989
Ernest Morrison, Spooks Run Wild 
1989
Curtis Jurgens, Onionhead 
1989
Michael Sundin, Return to Oz 
1990
Alan Clarke, director (Elephant, Road, Scum, Firm), dies at 54 
1990
Alan Clarke, Scum 
1990
Óskar Gíslason, Siðasti bærinn í dalnum 
1990
Michel Beaune, The Professional 
1990
Ragnar Lundkvist, Flottare med färg 
1990
Eli Dunn, Patton 
1990
'Brother' Frank Jares, Missing Link 
1991
Freddie Brown, cricketer (English Test captain 1950-51), dies 
1991
Isaac B Singer, Polish/US writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87 
1991
Karl Ellis, dies at 41 
1991
Karl Ellis, The New Adventures of Heidi 
1991
Ansel Rainier, '57 Pick-Up 
1991
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Yentl 
1991
Barrie Oliver, Neat and Tidy 
1991
Luana Alcañiz, La barraca 
1992
Arlette-Leonie Arletty, dies at 94 
1992
Khaled Mahmoud Saeed, asst to Palestine terrorist Abu Nidal, murdered 
1992
Lillian Oppenheimer, orgamist, dies of a heart attack at 93 
1992
Sam Berger, Canadian football owner (b. 1900) 
1993
Ben[jamin S] Polak, Dutch physician/resistance fighter, dies 
1993
Francis Bouygues, French entrepreneur/billionaire, dies at 70 
1993
Lonnie D'Orsa, dies at 96 
1993
Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957) 
1993
Bernice Pontrelli, Underworld U.S.A. 
1993
Rene Requiestas, Alyas Batman en Robin 
1993
Lonnie D'Orsa, Limelight 
1994
Grete Schickedanz, German head mistress, dies at 82 
1994
Wangila Napunyi, welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988), dies at 26 
1994
Wayne Rideout, Two of a Kind 
1994
Lettice Cooper, Lettice Cooper 
1995
Don Richard Carpenter, novelist, dies at 64 
1995
Jeremiah Jerry Patrick Lordam, songwriter/compser, dies at 61 
1995
Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, film maker/teacher, dies at 94 
1995
Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51 
1995
Jerry Lorden, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 
1995
Jerzy Toeplitz, Polska historia kina 
1995
Grant Maiben, A Walk in the Sun 
1995
George Rodger, Caledonian Road 
1996
"Jock" John Wallace, soccer player/manager, dies at 60 
1996
Howard Vernon, actor (Faceless, Delicatessen), dies at 82 
1996
Jock Wallace, football player/manager, dies at 60 
1996
Virginia Christine, actress (Mrs Olson), dies at 76 
1996
John Fenton Murray, Man's Favorite Sport? 
1996
George L. Derrick, Border Incident 
1996
Nacho Martínez, Matador 
1996
Virginia Christine, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 
1997
Saw Maung, general/president of Myanmar (Burma) (1988-92), dies 
1997
William J Brennan, supreme court justice (1956-90), dies at 91 
1997
Andrew Cunanan,  
1997
Frank Andrew Parker, Pat and Mike 
1997
László Görög, The Affairs of Susan 
1997
Helene Drake, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1997
William Brennan, Super Chief: The Life and Legacy of Earl Warren 
1997
Bill Shine, The Red Shoes 
1997
Egisto Peire, L'atleta di cristallo 
1997
Sílvia Ortoff, O Gigante de Pedra 
1997
Brian Glover, Alien³ 
1998
Christopher Sylbert, Blow Out 
1998
Manuel Mejía Vallejo, La casa de las dos palmas 
1998
Ruthinéa de Moraes, O Baiano Fantasma 
1999
Jerzy Przybylski, System 
1999
Michael Walke, Die Digedags in grauer Vorzeit 
1999
Bent Schønberg, Plat eller krone 
1999
Annick Tanguy, Nous autres à Champignol 
1999
Beverly Younger, Medium Cool 
2000
Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet (b. 1925) 
2000
G. Wood, Harold and Maude 
2000
Siegfried Grönig, Freitag, der 13. 
2000
Ahmad Shamlu, Branded 
2000
Srboljub Stankovic, Izgubljena sreca 
2001
Georges Dor, Canadian author, composer, singer and playwright (b. 1931) 
2001
Gerard Heystee, Drugs en sex en... 
2001
Robert Delacy, Half Pint Polly 
2001
Georges Dor, À propos d'un colloque 
2001
Hiroshi Tsuburaya, Space Cop Shaider: Pursuit! Shigi Shigi Abduction Plan 
2001
Gene Rizzi, The Outlaw 
2002
Robert Easter, The Toolbox Murders 
2002
Maurice Denham, Animal Farm 
2002
Nina Ter-Osipyan, Five Evenings 
2002
Mike Clark,  
2003
Warren Kremer, A Visit from Mars 
2003
Maria Kozierska, Najpiekniejszy na swiecie 
2003
Henri Attal, Vivre Sa Vie 
2003
Al Eben, Corky Romano 
2003
Edna Cantor McHugh, Eddie Cantor 
2003
John Charles Burns, Damien: Omen II 
2003
Jed Mattes, The Celluloid Closet 
2003
Samit Bhanja, Days and Nights in the Forest 
2003
Iya Arepina, Kapitanskaya dochka 
2004
Fred La Rue, Watergate 
2004
Cotton Fitzsimmons, Best Cinderella Stories 
2004
Brian Westfall, Steven Spielberg's Movie 
2004
Wim Verstappen, De Minder gelukkige terugkeer van Joszef Katus naar het land van Rembrandt 
2004
Matt Pelto, Lindemann's Catch/A Feast of Blood/The Late Mr. Peddington 
2004
Czenzi Ormonde, Strangers on a Train 
2005
Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (b. 1912) 
2005
Richard Doll, The Smoking Years 
2005
Pavel Dostál, Episode dated 25 February 2005 
2005
Howard Hester, Rambo: First Blood Part II 
2006
Heinrich Hollreiser, Die tote Stadt 
2006
Clarence Burge, Happiness Is... 
2006
Lucille Tolces, Forever Jung 
2006
Michael Sellers, I Told You I Was Ill: The Life and Legacy of Spike Milligan 
2007
Albert Ellis, American psychologist (b. 1913) 
2007
Chaney Kley, American Actor (b. 1972) 
2007
Jerry Skeels, One West Waikiki 
2007
Albert Ellis, Eroticon 
2007
Thorkild Knudsen, Tine 
2007
Mark Gregg, The Pacific and Eddy 
2007
Chaney Kley, Darkness Falls 
2007
Inna Zarafyan, The Wizard of the Emerald City 
2007
Nicola Zaccaria, Le trouvère 
2007
Miroslaw Nahacz, Tak mialo byc 
2007
William Young,  
2008
Norman Dello Joio, American composer (b. 1913) 
2008
Norman Dello Joio, 1930s 
2008
Fernando García, La ciudad de los muñecos 
2008
Don Peoples, Not for Publication 
2008
Zezé Gonzaga, Chico Fumaça 
2009
E. Lynn Harris, American Author (b. 1955) 
2009
Harry Towb, Barry Lyndon 
2009
Friedrich Goldmann, Das Luftschiff 
2009
Richard Jury, A House for All Seasons 
2009
Darlene Johnson, Aunt Evelyn 
2009
Glen Boles, The Road to Ruin 
2009
Robert Hilferty, Stop the Church 
2009
Willem Fricke, Die letzte Reise des Kapitän Scott 
2010
Alex Higgins, Northern Irish snooker player (b. 1949) 
2010
Mia Oremovic, I Have Two Mothers and Two Fathers 
2010
Bogumil Klodkowski, Dzieciol 
2010
Georges Wod, Le roman du samedi: Un prêtre marié 
2010
Raoul Grassilli, Scorched Skin 
2010
Alex Higgins, When Snooker Ruled the World 
2010
John Callahan, Pelswick 
2010
Igor Talankin, Tchaikovsky 
2010
John 'Whitey' Crisman, Road to Perdition 
2010
Véronique Silver, The Woman Next Door 
2011
Frank Dietrich, German politician (b. 1966) 
2011
G.D. Spradlin, The Godfather: Part II 
2011
Jane White, Klute 
2011
Alevtina Rumyantseva, Three Poplars at Plyuschikha Street 
2011
Lauri Komulainen, Kuka teki turhan murhan 
2011
David Servan-Schreiber, Episode dated 21 September 2007 
2011
Jesse Birnbaum, The Candidate 
2011
Milan Delcic, Ne skreci sa staze 
2011
Josip Marotti, The Elm-Chanted Forest 
2011
Tresa Hughes, Another World 
2011
Gilbert 'Magu' Sanchez Lujan, Los Four/Murals of Aztlan 
2011
Vsevolod Sobolev, Vassa 
2011
Skip Thomas, Super Bowl XI 
2011
Ralph Kerns, Dark Sunday 
2011
Dan Peek, Jane Eyrehead 
2012
Chad Everett, American actor, dies from lung cancer at 75 
2012
Sherman Hemsley, American Actor, dies from natural causes at 74 
2012
John Atta Mills, Ghanaian President, dies at 68 
2012
Robert Ledley, American physiologist, biophysicist, and radiologist, dies at 86 
2012
Sidney Reznick, Love and the Banned Book/Love and the First-Nighters/Love and the King 
2012
Aleksandr Mikhaylov, The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story 
2012
Jan Sharp, Wide Sargasso Sea 
2012
Albert Swanson, Mr. Holland's Opus 
2012
Marc de Coster, Kerosene 
2012
Larry Hoppen, The Girl 
2012
Irvin Faust, The Steagle 
2012
Chad Everett, Mulholland Dr. 
2012
Themo Lobos, Ogu and Mampato in Rapa Nui 
2012
Sherman Hemsley, Alice in Wonderland 
2013
Donald Symington, Annie Hall 
2013
Garry Davis, Untitled Film on World Citizen # 1 Garry Davis 
2013
Steve Berrios, Jungle Fever 
2013
Georgi Kholny, Kriegsgefangene 
2013
Madeleine Dauzart, Twin Cousins 
2013
Virginia Johnson, You're Human Like the Rest of Them 
2013
Virginia Johnson, The Truth About Sex 
2013
Jerzy Baczek, Ocalic miasto 
2013
Chiwoniso Maraire, Liemba 
2013
Nikos Mamangakis, Loaf and Camouflage 
2013
Walter De Maria, Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art 
2014
Christian Falk, Den frusna leoparden 
2014
Chae-yeong Yu, Sex Is Zero 
2014
Zofia Malicka, Bolek i Lolek 
2014
Dale Schlueter, Mania 
2014
Bakary Diallo, Lack of Evidence 
2014
Walt Martin, Million Dollar Baby 
2015
Peggy Lynch, Episode #1.2 
2015
Weronika Migon, The Pianist 
2015
Kosti Kotiranta, Anni tahtoo äidin 
2015
Ernst Trost, Zwingburg und Ruhmeshalle - Das Wiener Arsenal 
2015
Gerald Green, Rescue Dawn 
2015
Ingrid Sischy, Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe 
2016
Former British light welterweight champion Des Rea dies, aged 72 
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