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Notable Deaths on July 26th

1984George Gallup, pioneer of public opinion polls, dies of a heart attack at 82

1984Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer (Psycho based on him), dies at 78

1952Eva Peron-Duarte, Argentina's 1st lady, dies at 33

1925William Jennings Bryan, lawyer (Scopes-monkey trial), dies at 65

July 26th Deaths
Date Event
796
Offa, king of Mercia (75.-796) 
811
Nicephorus I, Byzantine Emperor (802-11), dies in battle 
1342
Charles I Robert van Anjou, King of Hungary (1307-42), dies 
1380
Emperor Komyo of Japan (b. 1322) 
1471
Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italian Pope (1464-71), dies at 54 
1533
Atahualpo, Inca ruler, dies 
1592
Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron, French soldier (b. 1524) 
1611
Horio Yoshiharu, Japanese warlord (b. 1542) 
1630
Charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies 
1677
Michael Franck, composer, dies at 68 
1680
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, poet/courtier, dies 
1684
Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician (b. 1646) 
1712
Thomas Osborne, English PM (1690-94), dies at 80 
1719
Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43 
1723
Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1660) 
1728
John Friend, physician/politician, dies 
1770
Michael Schevenstuhl, composer, dies at 65 
1801
Daniel Dal Barba, composer, dies at 86 
1826
Freidrich Wilhelm Weis, composer, dies at 82 
1836
Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer, dies at 45 
1863
Samuel Houston, 1st Pres of Rep of Texas (1836-38, 41-44), dies at 70 
1864
András Fáy, A külföldiek 
1867
King Otto of Greece (b. 1815) 
1872
Michele Carafa, composer, dies at 84 
1881
George Borrow, writer, dies 
1905
Linda Niko, A táncz 
1910
Philipus J Hoedemaker, theologist, dies at 71 
1915
James Murray, philologist, dies 
1916
Gellio Benevenuto Coronaro, composer, dies at 52 
1916
Sally Louisa Tompkins, American nurse and philanthrophist, only commissioned woman in US Confederate Army dies aged 82 
1918
Eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies 
1919
Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (b. 1836) 
1920
Carlos Troyer, composer, dies at 83 
1925
William Jennings Bryan, lawyer (Scopes-monkey trial), dies at 65 
1925
Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888) 
1925
Gottlob Frege, German Mathematician, dies at 76 
1925
William Jennings Bryan, Bryan Train Scene at Orange 
1927
June Mathis, Greed 
1927
Gustaf Uddgren, Miss Julie 
1927
Federico De Roberto, I vicerè 
1931
Jalmari Lahdensuo, Pohjalaisia 
1933
Louise Closser Hale, Shanghai Express 
1934
Winsor McCay, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics 
1935
Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (b. 1871) 
1935
Olga Lewinsky, Die Tragödie eines verschollenen Fürstensohnes 
1937
Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), photojournalist dies covering Spanish Civil War aged 26 
1937
Gerda Taro,  
1939
Francesco Paolo Frontini, Amore e ginnastica 
1940
Kurt Kluge, The Higher Command 
1941
Benjamin Whorf, anthropologist, dies 
1941
Marx Dormoy, French socialist, killed by a time bomb 
1941
Howard Jones, Knute Rockne All American 
1942
Titus Brandsma, [Anno Sjoerd], Dutch Roman Catholic priest and philosopher (Dachau), dies 
1942
Roberto Arlt, Argentinian writer (b. 1900) 
1942
Roberto Arlt, The Revolution of the Seven Madmen 
1944
Rezā Shāh Pahlavi [Rezā Khan], Shah of Iran (1925-41), dies at 66 of a heart ailment 
1945
Dick La Reno, In Jungle Wilds 
1946
Morris Hirshfield, Polish/US painter, dies 
1948
Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies 
1949
Linda Arvidson, A Corner in Wheat 
1950
Douglas Gilmore, Hell's Angels 
1950
Guido Deiro, Guido Deiro: World's Foremost Piano-Accordionist 
1952
Eva Peron-Duarte, Argentina's 1st lady, dies at 33 
1952
Joe Harris, Ben Pollack & His Orchestra 
1952
Henry Pemberton, The Hidden Face 
1952
Edward Ellis, Fury 
1952
Eva Perón, La pródiga 
1953
Nikolaos Plastiras, Greece premier (1945-50, 51-2), dies 
1953
Clyde De Vinna, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
1954
Hans Lodeizen, [Johan Frederik], poet (Travel to Congo), dies at 26 
1954
Ruth Bryan Owen, Once Upon a Time 
1955
Charles F. Royal, Guns in the Dark 
1955
Ben Pitti, Billy the Kid 
1956
Miguel Bernal Jiminez, composer, dies at 46 
1956
Vittorio Veltroni, Love in the City 
1957
Carlos Castillo Armas, president of Guatemala, murdered 
1957
Ernie Leadlay, Dick Tracy 
1959
Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54 
1959
Einosuke Ito, Keisatsu nikki 
1959
Thea Rosenquist, Mit seinem Gott allein 
1960
Maud Menten, Canadian biochemist (b. 1879) 
1960
Cedric Gibbons, American art director (b. 1893) 
1963
Arthur S. Lyons, Ruthless 
1963
Artyom Lusinyan, Giorgi Saakadze (2 seria) 
1964
Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and racing driver (b. 1884) 
1967
Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 79 
1968
Lilian Harvey, British actress (Congress Dances), dies 
1969
Raymond Walburn, actor (Spoilers, Dixie), dies after illness at 81 
1970
Claud Allister, actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet), dies at 81 
1970
Robert Taschereau, French Canadian lawyer and Chief Justice of Canada (b. 1896) 
1973
Mike Burke, Pres (NY Yankees)/dir (Madison Sq Garden), dies 
1974
Arthur K Watson, US businessman (IBM), dies at 55 
1974
Charlotte MT "Lotte" Bartschart, actress (Dolle Lola), dies at 82 
1975
Leigh Whipper, actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies at 98 
1976
John L. Murphy, The Freshman 
1977
Gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95 
1977
Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer, dies at 75 
1977
Karac Plant, son of Robert Plant, dies of respratory failure at 6 
1979
Stefan Wiechecki, Café pod Minoga 
1979
Ugo Giacomozzi, Bread, Love and Dreams 
1980
Alan Hoskins, dies 
1980
Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet (b. 1928) 
1980
Gaby Sylvia, Bad Liaisons 
1981
Donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58 
1981
Søren Christensen, Naboerne 
1981
Edwin Phillips, Wild Boys of the Road 
1982
Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54 
1982
Jan Rojewski, Zaloga 
1982
Betty Walker, Exodus 
1983
Charlie Rivel, Akrobat Schööön! 
1983
Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman 
1984
Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer (Psycho based on him), dies at 78 
1984
George Gallup, pioneer of public opinion polls, dies of a heart attack at 82 
1984
Ed Gein, Ed Gein 
1984
George Gallup, America Speaks 
1984
Carlos Serrano de Osma, The Evil Forest 
1984
Roger H. Lewis, Nobody Will Ever Know 
1984
Irene de Noiret, Vom 'Chat Noir' zum 'Tingeltangel' - Eine Geburtstagsfeier für Willi Schaeffers, den Meister der Kleinkunst 
1985
Ann May, The Half Breed 
1985
Harold Lang, Ethel Merman's Show Stoppers 
1985
Rosalie Westwater, Naughty! 
1985
Walter Richter, Pippi on the Run 
1986
Averell Harriman, statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, NY at 94 
1986
Mubarak, Phir Subha Hogi 
1986
Heinz Pauck, The Haunted Castle 
1986
Averell Harriman, The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table 
1986
Sukarno M. Noor, The Narrow Bridge 
1986
Mike Fortman, Jenna's Return 
1986
Gerda Madsen, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
1987
Joe Liggins, US composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71 
1987
Kenneth Muse, Charlotte's Web 
1987
Robert A. Petzoldt, Mean Streets 
1987
Jim Bishop, The Day Lincoln Was Shot 
1987
Hugh Wheeler, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 
1987
Constantin Dembinski, Un mester iscusit 
1987
Raymond Leboursier, Les gros malins 
1988
Fazlur Rahman Malik, Pakistani scholar (b. 1919) 
1988
Jaik Rosenstein, Buck Privates 
1988
Jaik Rosenstein, Skidoo 
1988
Tetsuji Takechi, Day-Dream 
1989
Leslie F. Wilder, Murder by Television 
1989
Norman Kaplan, Mask 
1989
José Vivó, El Sur 
1989
Doug Timm, Nightflyers 
1989
Gerald Soucie, Animal House 
1989
Winston Radom, Our Pet 
1990
Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38 
1990
Georg Blädel, Die Drud 
1990
Brent Mydland, Grateful Dead: Ticket to New Year's Eve Concert 
1990
Nitai Palit, Bandhu Mohanty 
1990
Uwe-Jens Pape, Zwischenfall in Benderath 
1990
Doris Hollister, The Hidden Witness 
1991
Frédéric Dumas, The Silent World 
1991
Kenny Bowers, Best Foot Forward 
1991
Richard Tatro, I, Mudd 
1992
Mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49 
1992
Ron Webber, dies of cancer at 60 
1992
Eddy Verbruggen, De drie Musketiers 
1992
Archie R. Dalzell, The Little Shop of Horrors 
1992
Mary Wells, The Commitments 
1992
Janet Key, 1984 
1992
Louise Franklin, Jungle Man-Eaters 
1992
Brian Herbert, The Family Way 
1993
Daniel Fuchs, US, screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84 
1993
Matthew B Ridgway, US Army Chief of Staff (1953-55), dies at 98 
1993
Yuriy Levitin, And Quiet Flows the Don 
1993
Daniel Fuchs, Love Me or Leave Me 
1993
Aco Djorcev, When Father Was Away on Business 
1993
Matthew B. Ridgway,  
1993
Marcellite Garner, Mickey's Rival 
1993
Nell Cobar, Mihaela 
1993
Duchess Margaret of Argyle, Another Audience with Dame Edna Everage 
1994
Marino Iandioro, canned tomato pioneer, dies at 64 
1994
Thomas Davis, US movie editor/son of MGM-chief Frank D, dies at 26 
1994
Terry (Owen John) Scott, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films) aged 67 
1994
Halina Kossobudzka, Oblezenie 
1994
Tonia Marketaki, Crystal Nights 
1994
Ernst Schröder, Stresemann 
1994
Junnosuke Yoshiyuki, Yûgure made 
1994
Terry Scott, Carry on Camping 
1995
Eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies 
1995
George Romney, politician, dead Heart attack, dies at 88 
1995
Jaime de Mora y Aragon, actor/publicist (Last Judgement), dies at 70 
1995
Laurindo Almeida, composer/guitarist, dies at 76 
1995
Raymond Mailloux, Quebec politician (b. 1918) 
1995
Rebecca Sand, The Edge of Night 
1995
Doris Akers, The Pursuit of Happyness 
1995
Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Delusions of Grandeur 
1995
Charles Rivero, Toll the Bell Slowly 
1995
George Romney, Episode dated 12 April 1964 
1995
Boy Lornsen, Wat Recht is, mutt Recht bliewen 
1995
Lyudmila Gajlikovskaya, Five Evenings 
1995
Laurindo Almeida, The Gift 
1995
Greg York, Episode #1.5681 
1996
Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot, dies at 93 
1996
Evelyn Levine, composer, dies at 94 
1996
Paul Ballantyne, Murder Is a Face I Know 
1996
József Mentes, Spider Football 
1997
Peter Ashmore, The Ipcress File 
1997
Jeane Wood, The Ten Commandments 
1997
Knud Rasmussen, Peters landlov 
1997
Phiroze Nazir, Stone Frog 
1997
Sirkka Lehto, Ensiapua 
1998
Aimoré Moreira, Futebol Total 
1998
Aymoré Moreira, Futebol 
1998
Larry Rio, Once There Was a Traveling Saleswoman 
1998
Robin Richmond, Episode dated 26 October 1978 
1998
Mary Elizabeth Sheridan, Up Close & Personal 
1998
Dave 'Chico' Ryan, Sha Na Na 
1998
Theodore Apstein, Another World 
1999
Karin Miller, Skuggspel 
1999
Philippa Gail, Ring of Bright Water 
2000
John Tukey, American statistician (b. 1915) 
2000
Baby López Fürst, The Lighthouse 
2000
June Hershey, Whip It 
2000
Manya Starr, White Water Summer 
2000
Dorothy Gould, Ladies in Love 
2000
Don Weis, The Gene Krupa Story 
2000
Margaret Howell, Tightrope 
2001
Rex Barber, American WWII aviator (b. 1917) 
2001
Peter von Zahn, German journalist (b. 1913) 
2001
Peter von Zahn, US 2000 - Was kostet der Mond? 
2001
Steve Regis, Sex Crimes 
2001
Walter Partsch, Twenty Brave Men 
2001
Rudolf Nussgruber, August der Starke 
2002
Amber SexXxum, Tampa Tushy Fest 
2002
Helmut Nier, Bread and Roses 
2002
Dirk Sanders, Cinderella 
2002
Harlan Miller, The Lost Platoon 
2002
Kenny Gardner, Mr. Bug Goes to Town 
2002
Tony Anholt, Destination Moonbase-Alpha 
2002
Floyd L. Peterson, San Sebastian 1746 in 1968 
2002
Ed Runge, 1967 MLB All-Star Game 
2002
Betty Caldwell, Jinx Money 
2002
Meredith Baylis, Hang Up 
2002
Buddy Baker, The Fox and the Hound 
2002
Luc Philips, Hoctus Boctus, een kalversteert die gekrokt is 
2003
Harold C. Schonberg, Toscanini: The Maestro Revisited 
2003
Robert Favart, Le Samouraï 
2003
William Pell, Tannhäuser 
2003
Norma McClure, The Mack 
2003
Erik Braunn, Musical Mutiny 
2003
Justus Fritzsche, Das Wunschkind 
2004
Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown) 
2004
Jane Hoffman, Deconstructing Harry 
2004
Oguz Aral, Karanlikta uyananlar 
2004
Ilona Kiss, Az elsö 
2004
Alexander Hammid, Meshes of the Afternoon 
2004
Kanchan, Qurbani 
2004
Tom Britt, Extra 
2004
Boguslaw Sochnacki, Przygoda noworoczna 
2004
Ruben Gomez, Game 3 
2004
Hilda Bohem, The Quarantine 
2004
Peter Herzog, Nacht zum Ostersonntag 
2004
John Thiele, Sinner by Proxy 
2004
Ramo Nakajima, A Hardest Night!! 
2005
Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912) 
2005
Alexander Golitzen, American art director (b. 1908) 
2005
Jack Hirshleifer, American economist (b. 1925) 
2005
Gilles Marotte, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1945) 
2005
Alexander Golitzen, Touch of Evil 
2005
Alois Dettlaff, Mary Pickford: A Life on Film 
2005
Camilla DeCastro, Rogue Adventures 10 
2005
Andrzej Brzozowski, This Is an Egg 
2005
Markus Kutter, Der Tod zu Basel 
2005
Ileana Oroveanu, Forest of the Hanged 
2005
Werner Hedman, Måske i morgen 
2006
Patricia Foy, The Magic of Dance 
2006
Raquel Maria, In the Shadow of the Vultures 
2006
Michael Jeffrey Woods, Another Day in Paradise 
2006
Louise Bennett, Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure 
2006
Vojtech Zamarovský, Götter und Helden der Antike 
2007
Lars Forssell, Swedish writer, member of the Swedish Academy (b. 1928) 
2007
John Normington, English actor (b. 1937) 
2007
Skip Prosser, American basketball coach (b. 1950) 
2007
John Normington, Atonement 
2007
Ernest Smigura, Jasek's Dream 
2007
Lars Forssell, The Doll 
2007
Violeta Manushi, Zonja nga qyteti 
2008
Joe Malecki, Joan Baez, Gillian Welch and Nickel Creek 
2008
Grace Hoffman, Die Soldaten 
2008
Ted Hall, Yellow Submarine 
2008
Jean Aubrey, Date at Midnight 
2009
Marcey Jacobson, American photographer (b. 1911) 
2009
Roberto Fandiño, La mentira 
2009
Lois Hunt, The Robert Q. Lewis Show 
2009
Traugott Buhre, Anatomy 
2009
Chris Wheeler, In Living Memory 
2009
Bhaskar Chandavarkar, Khandhar 
2009
Merce Cunningham, 498 Third Avenue 
2009
Maria Sílvia, Tudo Bem 
2009
Sérgio Viotti, Corpo Santo 
2009
Vladimir Puhalo, The Elm-Chanted Forest 
2009
Tatsuo Yamada, Departures 
2009
Wanda Ottoni, German George 
2009
Clayton Hill, Dawn of the Dead 
2009
Michael Steinberg, Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport 
2010
Sivakant Tiwari, senior legal officer of the Singapore Legal Service (b. 1945) 
2010
Ben Hemeryckx, Zinloos geweld 
2010
Raymond Serrano, American Ballet Theatre: Giselle 
2010
Jan Adamski, Dwa zebra Adama 
2010
Ben Keith, Neil Young: Heart of Gold 
2010
Brigitte Schwaiger, Wie kommt das Salz ins Meer? 
2010
Antonio Gamero, Manolito Four Eyes 
2011
Margaret Olley, Australian artist (b.1923) 
2011
Vladimir Jagaric, Operation Stadium 
2011
Sakyo Komatsu, Day of Resurrection 
2011
Frank Foster, Rush Hour 2 
2011
Bernie Diamond, The Letter Writer 
2011
Eduard Rozovsky, White Sun of the Desert 
2011
Giò Stajano, Il comune senso del pudore 
2011
Mieczyslaw Fiodorow, U Pana Boga za piecem 
2011
Silvio Narizzano, Georgy Girl 
2011
John Read, Henry Moore at Eighty 
2011
Tom Borton, Amy's Orgasm 
2011
Eden King, Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 
2012
Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65 
2012
Pat Porter, Without Limits 
2012
Neil Reed, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 
2012
Mary Tamm, The Odessa File 
2012
Walter Goss, Deliverance 
2012
Don Bagley, Young Lady Chatterley 
2012
Lupe Ontiveros, As Good as It Gets 
2012
Justin Tarr, Bullitt 
2012
James Watkins,  
2013
JJ Cale, American rock guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 74 
2013
Maria Melin, Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific 
2013
Cosmo Allegretti, Prince of the City 
2013
J.J. Cale, Watchmen 
2013
Don Wilbanks, The Over-the-Hill Gang 
2013
Valeriy Shitovalov, Khaytarma 
2014
Thierry Redler, District 13: Ultimatum 
2014
Johnny Rebb, Episode dated 30 April 1974 
2014
Louise Shivers, Summer Heat 
2014
Roland Verhavert, The Conscript 
2015
Wolfgang Gönnenwein, The Sacrifice 
2015
Peter Ehrlich, Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald 
2015
Sebastiano Vassalli, Non chiederci la parola 
2015
Ann Rule, Small Sacrifices 
2015
Dick Bass, Storm Over Everest 
2015
Jerry Berrigan, Father Dan Berrigan: The Holy Outlaw 
2015
Vasili Pichul, Little Vera 
2015
Guido Horckmans, Episode #1.3375 
2015
Peggy Evans, The Blue Lamp 
2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown, The 2012 Billboard Music Awards 
2015
Flora MacDonald, Escape from Iran: The Hollywood Option 
2015
Vic Firth, Vietnam: Parts I & II - Roots of War/America's Mandarin 
2015
Natàlia Molero, Episode #1.12 
2016
Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 
2016
Former Booker T bassist Lewie Steinberg dies aged 82 
2016
Iconic Egyptian-Pakistani director Mohamed Khan dies aged 74 
2017
Legendary Indigenous Musician G. Yunupingu Dies Aged 46 
2017
Barbara Sinatra, activist and widow of Frank, dies at 90 
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