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1979Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87

1826Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore dies at 44 of apoplexy

July 5th Deaths
Date Event
1316
Infante Ferdinand of Majorca (b. 1278) 
1375
Charles III of Alençon, French archbishop (b. 1337) 
1472
Charles of Artois, Count of Eu, French military leader (b. 1394) 
1539
Antonio M Zaccaria, Italian physician/saint, dies 
1626
Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle 
1666
Albert VI of Bavaria (b. 1584) 
1676
Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Swedish soldier (b. 1613) 
1681
Fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies 
1715
Charles Ancillon, French Huguenot pastor (b. 1659) 
1719
Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general (b. 1641) 
1773
Francisco José Freire, Portuguese historian and philologist (b. 1719) 
1803
William Jackson, composer, dies at 73 
1826
Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore dies at 44 of apoplexy 
1833
Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (b. 1765) 
1838
Jean Itard, The Wild Child 
1851
Juanita, Mexican, lynched by California gold diggers 
1852
Johann Baptist Weigl, composer, dies at 69 
1859
Charles Cagniard de la Tour, French physicist (b. 1777) 
1862
Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (b. 1800) 
1871
Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies 
1883
Frederick Scotson Clark, composer, dies at 42 
1884
Victor Masse, composer, dies at 62 
1886
Henry Gerhard, founder (Social-Democratic Union), dies at 57 
1887
August F Pott, German philological (That Personennamen), dies 
1894
Betty Paoli, writer, dies 
1904
Abai Kunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet (b. 1845) 
1905
Carel V Gerritsen, free thinker, dies 
1907
Maria Anna Mahler, Gustav Mahler's eldest daughter, dies at 5 
1908
Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (b. 1833) 
1908
Jonas Lie, Troll 
1909
Emil Bohn, composer, dies at 70 
1911
George J Stoney, Irish physicist, dies at 85 
1913
Alfred Lyttelton, cricketer (Eng wk 1880-84 demon lob bowler), dies 
1920
John Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies 
1920
Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63 
1920
Edwin Holt, Heart and Soul 
1922
Georg Bluen, Um Krone und Peitsche 
1922
Bobby Connelly, Bobby the Magician 
1925
Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer, dies at 61 
1925
Erik Satie, Hugo 
1927
Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1853) 
1929
Henry Lincoln Johnson, Member of 369th regiment (aka Harlem Hell Fighters), first American to receive the Croix de guerre (b. 1897) 
1932
Sasha Cherny, Russian poet (b. 1880) 
1934
Rika de la Mar Kleij, De cabaret-prinses 
1935
Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament expert, dies at 58 
1935
Oliver Herford, The Devil 
1936
Nikolay Monakhov, Dubrovsky 
1938
John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies 
1939
Patterson Margoni, Brotherly Love 
1940
Carl Einstein, Der Bebuquin - Rendezvous mit Carl Einstein 
1941
Oskar Fried, composer, dies at 69 
1941
Lous van Korlaar-van Dam, De duivel 
1941
Adam Drzewicki, Tajemnice Nalewek 
1941
Abraham Gleaves, The Green Pastures 
1942
Karin Swanström, Giftasvuxna döttrar 
1942
Mario de Lara, Silk, Blood and Sun 
1943
Kazimierz Junosza-Stepowski, Znachor 
1943
Elna From, A Dream with a Lesson 
1944
William Gillies Whittaker, composer, dies at 67 
1944
Adolf Abter, Der goldene Skorpion 
1945
John Curtin, 14th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1885) 
1945
Vishnupant Govind Damle, Sant Tukaram 
1947
Maria Zarebinska, White Venom 
1947
Josef Wenter, Romance 
1947
Ted Billings, Bride of Frankenstein 
1948
Carole Landis, US actress (1 Million BC, Topper Returns), dies at 29 
1948
G Bernanos, writer, dies at 60 
1948
Peter JM Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor, dies at 77 
1948
Georges Bernanos, Mouchette 
1950
Kenneth Shadrick, Pvt from WV becomes 1st US fatality in Korean War 
1950
Salvatore Giuliano, Sicilian bandit, shot by police 
1950
William Grefrath, Thin Ice 
1950
Sam Bernard, Let's Get Tough! 
1951
Frank Young, Oranges and Lemons 
1951
Albert Hetényi-Heidelberg, Miss Iza 
1951
John Berkes, Ace in the Hole 
1951
Lois Lacy, Footlight Parade 
1952
Alison Skipworth, The Devil Is a Woman 
1952
W.E. Holloway, Elephant Boy 
1952
Renato Simoni, Man on Fire 
1953
Boyce DeGaw, If I Had a Million 
1953
Titto Ruffo, Titto Ruffo 
1954
Modesto Cid, La virgen gitana 
1954
Philip Ahlm, The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel 
1955
Gianni Cavalieri, Miseria e nobiltà 
1956
Dekao Yokoo, Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi 
1957
Charles Sherwood Noble, American-born inventor 
1957
Emmi Buttykay, Professor Hannibal 
1958
Dorothy Earle, Pioneers of the West 
1962
Kazimierz Lewicki, Dezerter 
1963
Daniel Ruyneman, composer, dies at 76 
1965
Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909) 
1966
George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885) 
1966
Ben Royaards, Mijn hart is het Hoogland 
1967
Bruce Barton, The King of Kings 
1967
Bruce Barton,  
1969
Ben Alexander, dies at 58 
1969
Tom Mboya, Kenyian economics minister, assassinated in Narobi at 65 
1969
Walter Gropius, architect/found (Bauhaus school of design), dies at 86 
1969
Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (Rubinstein-1905), dies at 85 
1969
Leo McCarey, American film director (b. 1898) 
1970
David Saperton, Carnegie Hall 
1973
Harry Oliver, 7th Heaven 
1973
Erich Rahn, Jiu-Jitsu - Die unsichtbare Waffe 
1975
Gilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano (b. 1892) 
1975
Victor Schamoni, Max Ernst: Mein Vagabundieren - Meine Unruhe 
1975
Federico Collino, Passaporto rosso 
1975
Stig de la Berg, Loving Couples 
1976
Agnete Kamban, Det sovende hus 
1977
Leon Abrams, The Mummy's Curse 
1979
Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87 
1979
Judson Laire, actor/singer (Papa-Mama), dies at 76 
1979
Sayre Dearing, Mystery Plane 
1980
Archibald James Potter, composer, dies at 61 
1980
Luis Sandrini, La valija 
1980
Bruno Monden, Murderers Among Us 
1981
Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer, dies at 75 
1981
Katrin Välbe, Tagahoovis 
1981
Daniel Joseph Bleifer, The Black Room 
1981
David Haubenstock, La passante du Sans-Souci 
1983
Arie Querido, psychiatrist (social psychiatry), dies 
1983
Harry James, swing-era bandleader/trumpet player, dies at 67 
1983
Vaclav Trojan, composer, dies at 76 
1983
Václav Trojan, Ruka 
1983
Harry James, The Matrix 
1983
Hennes Weisweiler, Episode dated 20 February 1975 
1983
Dolores Tinoco, El ladrón 
1984
Don Elliott, Episode #4.29 
1984
Don Elliott, The Getaway 
1984
Gaston Vandermeulen, The Conscript 
1984
Harold Quintin Driscoll, Restitution 
1985
Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86 
1985
Jack Robertson, South African cricket spinner (3 Tests v Aust 1935-36), dies 
1985
Marion Byron, actress (Steamboat Bill Jr), dies at 73 
1985
Jack Cushingham, Strangers on a Train 
1985
Marian Waldman, Black Christmas 
1985
Marion Byron, Steamboat Bill, Jr. 
1985
Barry Crane, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 
1986
George Hamlin, Zelig 
1986
Norman Swain, The Tarax Show 
1986
Hubert Suschka, Nemo taucht auf 
1987
Abel Domínguez, Tierra de pasiones 
1987
Alan Gibson, The Satanic Rites of Dracula 
1987
Phil Abramson, Raging Bull 
1987
Karel Steklý, Dobrý voják Svejk 
1988
Madeline Foy, Kill Me Quick, I'm Cold 
1989
Ernesto Halffter, composer, dies at 84 
1989
Ernesto Halffter, Costas del sur 
1989
Claude Woolman, The Zanti Misfits 
1989
Jack Rubenstein, The Passaic Textile Strike 
1989
J. Allen Highfill, Heaven's Gate 
1990
Mitch Snyder, homeless advocate, commits suicide by hanging at 46 
1990
Gene Drew, Sweet Georgia 
1991
Howard Nemerow, US poet laureate (Pulitzer), dies 
1991
Mildred Dunnock, dies at 87 
1991
Howard Nemerov, Tall Story 
1991
Peter Kalischer, The Dedicated American, the Story of Dr. Gordon Seagrave 
1991
Mildred Dunnock, The Trouble with Harry 
1991
Nobuo Nakamura, Ikiru 
1991
Valentina Ivashova, Alexander Nevsky 
1991
Erkki Poikonen, The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu 
1992
Georgia Brown, British singer/actress (Love at Stake), dies at 59 
1992
Georgia Brown, Tales That Witness Madness 
1992
Ted Offenbecker, The Diner 
1992
Peter Godfrey, The Girl in Black Stockings 
1992
Toshirô Ômi, 006 wa uwaki no number 
1993
Harrison E Salisbury, US journalist (NY Times), dies at 84 
1993
Kali Bannerjee, Paras-Pathar 
1993
Harrison Salisbury, Portraits of Power: Winston Churchill, Part I 
1993
Addison Greene, One Down, Two to go 
1993
Gus Greymountain, Posse 
1994
Ad Gang, Dutch Liberal Party asst sec of state, dies at 67 
1994
Lynn Farr, The Red Badge of Courage 
1994
Milivoje Popovic-Mavid, Winnetou 
1994
Mel Dellar, Dial M for Murder 
1994
Bernard Feins, The Noose Hangs High 
1995
Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor, dies at 69 
1995
Jytte Breuning, 24 timer 
1995
Peter Whitman, The Spy Who Loved Me 
1995
Jüri Järvet, Solaris 
1995
Renato Baldini, Girl with a Suitcase 
1996
Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91 
1996
Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81 
1996
Lorna Young, salesperson, dies at 44 
1996
Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904) 
1996
Otto Stern, Revolution im Ballsaal 
1997
Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907) 
1997
Dave McShane, BlackJack 
1997
Mrs. Miller, The Cool Ones 
1998
Sid Luckman, American football player (b. 1916) 
1998
Sid Luckman, Triple Threat 
1998
Irene Silverman, Friday Files: Public Enemy - Mother & Son 
1998
Sheldon Tromberg, The Redeemer: Son of Satan! 
1998
Johnny Speight, Till Death Us Do Part 
1999
Consuelo Leandro, O Bem Dotado - O Homem de Itu 
1999
Jean-Pierre Darras, My Father's Glory 
1999
Harald Philipp, The Oil Prince 
1999
Joan Kemp-Welch, Romeo and Juliet 
1999
Vasant Shinde, Balaji Nimbalkar 
1999
David Tyrell, Mr. Peepers Gets a Job 
1999
Roberta Sherwood, Episode #5.29 
2000
Erich L. Harris, The Truth About Cats & Dogs 
2000
Joseph Marzano, Venus in Furs 
2001
Ernie K-Doe, African-American singer (Mother-in-Law), dies of cirrhosis at 65 
2001
Gigliola Aragozzini, Laura non c'è 
2001
Werner Scharfenberger, Conny und Peter machen Musik 
2001
A.D. Flowers, The Godfather 
2001
Ernie K-Doe, More with Less 
2001
Carlo Bernasconi, Malèna 
2001
Hannelore Kohl, WWF Club 
2001
Helene de Beauvoir, Daughters of de Beauvoir 
2001
Marcel De la Brosse, Dear Brigitte 
2002
Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84 
2002
Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (b. 1924) 
2002
Ted Williams, Lineup for Today: Ted Williams and Friend 
2002
Walter Reichelt, Peter in Magicland 
2002
Zdzislaw Mrozewski, Smierc prezydenta 
2002
Katy Jurado, High Noon 
2002
Robert, Life of Crime 2 
2002
Paul Claudon, Going Places 
2003
Roman Lyashenko, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1979) 
2003
Larry Ching, Forbidden City, U.S.A. 
2003
Milo Miranovic, Moja porodica, privatizacija i ja 
2003
Sorrells Pickard, Hardbodies 
2003
Fernando Arbex, It's a Boy Girl Thing 
2003
N!xau, The Gods Must Be Crazy 
2003
Vsevolod Kuznetsov, Magistral 
2004
Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923) 
2004
Rodger Ward, American race car driver (b. 1921) 
2004
Robert Burchfield, Episode #5.3 
2004
Norman Van Hawley, The Manster 
2004
Lit Connah, The Heavenly Kid 
2004
Aldo Nicolaj, Tango Valentino 
2004
Tapani Valtasaari, Viimeiset kiusaukset 
2004
Rodger Ward, A.J. Foyt 
2005
James Stockdale, U.S. Navy vice admiral (b. 1923) 
2005
Shirley Goodman, American singer (b. 1936) 
2005
Ray Davis, PCU 
2005
Jim Stockdale, In Love and War 
2005
Shirley Goodman, Stand by Me 
2005
Ernie James,  
2005
Anthony Cornish, United! 
2006
Kenneth Lay, American businessman (b. 1942) 
2006
John Hinde, Dallas Doll 
2006
Jan De Vel, De hemel op aarde 
2006
Kenneth Lay, Ken Lay/Submission/The Last Star Wars 
2006
Andrey Krasko, Bastards 
2006
Amzie Strickland, Pretty Woman 
2006
Don Lusher, What I Don't Understand Is This... 
2006
Juan Pablo Rebella, Whisky 
2007
Régine Crespin, French operatic soprano (b. 1927) 
2007
Kerwin Mathews, American actor (b. 1926) 
2007
George Melly, British jazz & blues musician (b. 1926) 
2007
Subhendu Chatterjee, In the Forest... Again 
2007
Kostas Kapnisis, I megali stigmi tou '21: Papaflessas 
2007
Esse Ljusfall, Terror 
2007
David Hilberman, Once Upon a Forest 
2007
George Melly, St Albans 
2007
Kirill Malyantovich, Skazka o poteryannom vremeni 
2007
Kerwin Mathews, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad 
2007
Eros Macchi, Se devi dire una bugia dilla grossa 
2008
Hasan Doğan, 37th president of the Turkish Football Federation (b. 1956) 
2008
Sture Sjöstedt, Der Fluch der schwarzen Schwestern 
2009
Les Gobruegge, Big Trouble in Little China 
2009
Maria Ayres, Rushin' Ballet 
2009
David Ferguson, The Woman in White 
2009
Lou Creekmur, The Game of Their Lives: Pro Football's Wonder Years 
2009
Lizzie Lisha, Number 19 
2009
Saeko Usukawa, Better Than Chocolate 
2009
Waldo Von Erich, Episode dated 1 February 1975 
2010
Bob Probert, Canadian professional ice hockey forward. (b. 1965) 
2010
David Fanshawe, Gangs of New York 
2010
Hongshen Jia, Suzhou River 
2010
Viktor Perevalov, Graffiti 
2010
Cesare Siepi, Episode #16.6 
2010
Juanita Kreps, Borders 
2010
Bob Probert, Episode #1.14 
2011
Cy Twombly, American artist (b. 1928) 
2011
Armen Gilliam, Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball 
2011
Dusan Janicijevic, Stojan Mutikasa 
2011
Oswald Döpke, Judith 
2011
Gordon Tootoosis, Legends of the Fall 
2011
Theodore Roszak, Flicker 
2011
Fonce Mizell, The Avengers 
2011
Liliya Drozdova, Sumka, polnaya serdets 
2011
Mika Myllylä, Episode dated 24 April 2001 
2011
John Sweet, A Canterbury Tale 
2011
Kamenko Kaludjercic, Celicni mostovi 'Gosa' 
2012
Gerrit Komrij, Boudewijn Büch - De dichter, de dodo en het demasqué 
2012
Ruud van Hemert, Ik ook van jou 
2012
Hans Sievers, Der erste Versuch 
2012
Bruce Dahlberg, Applause for Miss E 
2012
Thorsten Schlösser, Hommage Thorsten Schlösser 21 
2013
Norio Murata, Ring 0: Birthday 
2013
David Cargo, The Gatling Gun 
2014
Noel Black, One Life to Live 
2014
Stefan Burczyk, Little Rose 
2014
Kazimierz Winkler, My Nikifor 
2014
Wilbur Young, Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers 
2014
Hal Hidey, Gabriella, Gabriella 
2014
Imogen Bain, The Phantom of the Opera 
2014
Rosemary Murphy, To Kill a Mockingbird 
2014
Mayya Shapovalova, Kontrakt na lyubov 
2014
Otto Nes, I begynnelsen var Otto 
2014
Sharifah Aini, Hapuslah air matamu 
2015
Burt Shavitz, Burt's Buzz 
2015
Blaine Gibson, Alice in Wonderland 
2015
Andrey Bronnikov, Tsar 
2016
Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami dies aged 76 
2016
Superman's first Lois Lane actress Noel Neill dies aged 95 
2017
Provocative Mexican artist Jose Luis Cuevas dies aged 83 
2017
Playwright Heathcote Williams dies aged 75 
2017
Singapore actor Osman Zailani dies aged 85 
2017
Prince's former drummer John Blackwell Jr dead at 43 
2018
Harry M Miller, celebrity agent and music promoter, dies aged 84 
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