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1835John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, dies of 79

1962William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64

July 6th Deaths
Date Event
1189
Henry II, King of England (1154-89), dies at 56 
1218
Eudes III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1166) 
1415
Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369), burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany 
1476
Regiomontanus, [Johannes Muller of Königsberg], German astronomer (b. 1436) 
1480
Antonio Squarcialupi, composer, dies at 64 
1533
Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57 
1535
Sir Thomas More, philosopher, author (Utopia) and statesman, executed (beheaded) for treason at 57 
1553
Edward VI Tudor, King of England (1547-53), dies at 15 
1553
Ludovico Ariosto, Alcina 
1568
Johann Oporinus, Swiss book publisher/publisher, dies at 61 
1583
Edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64 
1585
Thomas Aufield, English Catholic martyr (b. 1552) 
1587
Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed 
1684
Peter Gunning, English royalist churchman (b. 1614) 
1734
Nicolas Bernier, composer, dies at 69 
1758
George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general 
1765
Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 76 
1768
Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer, dies at 78 
1795
Georg Gottfried Petri, composer, dies at 79 
1802
Daniel Morgan, American Revolutionary general and politician (b. ~1735) 
1809
Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, French cavalry general (b. 1775) 
1813
Granville Sharp, British abolitionist (b. 1735) 
1816
Philipp Meissner, composer, dies at 67 
1835
John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, dies of 79 
1854
Georg Ohm, German physicist and mathematician (Ohm's law), dies at 65 
1858
Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer, dies at 78 
1860
Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer, dies at 37 
1863
Strong Vincent, US Union brig-general, dies 
1864
Samuel Allen Rice, US Union brig-gen, dies of injuries at 36 
1868
Samuel Lover, composer, dies at 71 
1868
Sanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840) 
1868
Samuel Lover, Breaker Morant 
1871
Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34 
1871
Castro Alves, The Age of the Earth 
1879
Henry Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 65 
1891
J.A. Butterfield, Jonah Hex 
1893
Guy de Maupassant, French author (b. 1850) 
1893
Guy de Maupassant, Masculin Féminin 
1896
Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer, dies at 54 
1897
Henri Meilhac, Carmen 
1900
Franklyn McLeay, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor 
1901
Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819) 
1902
Leopoldo Miguez, composer, dies at 51 
1907
August Johann Gottfried Bielenstein, German Linguist, Theologian (b. 1826) 
1914
Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet, murdered at 27 
1916
Odilon Redon, French painter (b. 1840) 
1918
Count von Mirbach, German ambassador to Moscow, dies 
1918
John Purroy Mitchel, Animated Weekly, No. 43 
1921
Billie Ritchie, Live Wires and Love Sparks 
1922
Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (b. 1863) 
1927
Emmy Raabe-Burg, The Missing Woman 
1929
Cliff Bowes, Out Bound 
1929
Dan Mason, Dinkelspiel's Baby 
1929
Tex Rickard, The Joe Gans-Battling Nelson Fight 
1932
Kenneth Grahame, English author (b. 1859) 
1932
Carlton S. King, Tempest and Sunshine 
1932
Alfred Cohn, Enken 
1932
Kenneth Grahame, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 
1933
Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76 
1934
Warden Uncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish landlord/writer, dies at 73 
1934
Alice Chapin, Daughters of the Night 
1934
Harry A. Pollard, The Sacrifice 
1934
Alec B. Francis, Beyond the Rocks 
1935
Al Cooke, After the Squall 
1937
John M. Kiskadden, Who Got Stung? 
1937
Eve Unsell, The Ancient Mariner 
1939
Roger Williams, Heroes of the Alamo 
1941
Frank Cooley, Wild Jim, Reformer 
1943
Reginald Barlow, Bride of Frankenstein 
1944
Nat Carr, The Talk of Hollywood 
1944
Jessie Perry, Lured and Cured 
1945
William Broadus, Sullivan's Travels 
1946
Ulla Billquist, All Things Fair 
1948
Philipp Lothar Mayring, Thank You, Madame 
1949
Hans H. Zerlett, The Stars Shine 
1950
Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1923) 
1950
Guy Gilpatric, Action in the North Atlantic 
1951
Josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57 
1951
James Norman Hall, Mutiny on the Bounty 
1951
Horace Hodges, Jamaica Inn 
1952
Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, French Canadian politician (b. 1867) 
1952
Gertrud Wolle, The Mistress 
1953
Julia De Burgos, Julia: All in Me 
1954
Dirk Verbeek, actor/director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70 
1954
Gabriel Pascal, Caesar and Cleopatra 
1955
Paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87 
1956
Ellen Rosengren, Den gamla herrgården 
1957
Henri Février, L'agonie de Byzance 
1958
Carl Boese, The Golem 
1959
George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65 
1959
Ben Heideman, Anchors Aweigh 
1960
Aneurin Bevan, British politician (b. 1897) 
1961
Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93 
1961
Enrique Larreta, [E Rodriguez Maza], Argentine diplomat/writer, dies 
1961
Scott LaFaro, American musician (b. 1936) 
1961
Woodall Rodgers, American politician (b. 1890) 
1961
Wladyslaw Grabowski, Studenci 
1962
William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 
1962
Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (b. 1872) 
1962
Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1899) 
1962
William Faulkner, The Big Sleep 
1962
Lore Frisch, Meine Frau macht Musik 
1963
Geneviève Guitry, My Last Mistress 
1965
Tove Linden, The Circle of Death 
1966
Anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50 
1966
Sad Sam Jones, American baseball player (b. 1892) 
1970
Marjorie Rambeau, dies at 80 
1971
Horst Lange, writer, dies at 66 
1971
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, jazz musician (Hello Dolly), dies at 71 
1971
Thomas C Heart, US admiral/commander (Asiatic fleet), dies 
1971
Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer, dies at 69 
1972
Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash 
1972
Sam de Grasse, dies at 97 
1972
Vincent Valentine, WI cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies 
1973
Joe E Brown, comedian, dies after long illness at 80 
1973
Otto Klemperer, German/US conductor, dies at 88 
1973
Patrick McVey, actor (Manhunt, Big Town), dies at 63 
1974
Carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87 
1975
Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies 
1975
Ruffian, American racehorse (b. 1972) 
1976
Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (b. 1887) 
1977
Oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69 
1978
Gustav Burmester, Thomas Chatterton 
1979
Van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35 
1979
Marino Moretti, The Anatomy of Love 
1979
Van McCoy, The Lorax 
1980
Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69 
1980
Jane Lambert, The Fury 
1980
Paul Malcolm, Planet of the Apes 
1981
Leonard Plugge, Munich or Peace in Our Time 
1981
Albert Michel, The Army of Shadows 
1981
Edmund Grainger, Sands of Iwo Jima 
1982
Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72 
1982
Bob Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1905) 
1982
Hilding Bladh, Sawdust and Tinsel 
1982
Alma Reville, Shadow of a Doubt 
1982
Russell Thorson, Hang 'Em High 
1982
Warren Tufts, Cattanooga Cats 
1983
Simeon Halachev, A byahme mladi 
1983
Ann Graeff, Rosemary's Baby 
1984
Julio Barroso, Menino do Rio 
1984
Zati Sungur, Nasreddin Hodja at the Wedding Feast 
1985
Pavel Spálený, Obzalovany 
1985
Inez Melson, The Legend of Marilyn Monroe 
1986
Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908) 
1986
Blanka Waleská, Distant Journey 
1987
Lucette Sahuquet, C'est facile et ça peut rapporter... 20 ans 
1988
Chantal Darget, Band of Outsiders 
1988
Blanka Péchy, Die kleine Figur meines Vaters 
1988
Víctor Junco, Doña Diabla 
1988
Ed Garrabrandt, Real Genius 
1988
Helga Thomas, Der verlorene Schuh 
1989
Janos Kádár, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77 
1989
Grosvenor Glenn, Julius Caesar 
1989
János Kádár,  
1989
Paul Larson, One Life to Live 
1989
Eric Paice, Escape to Paradise 
1989
Jean Bouise, The Big Blue 
1990
Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41 
1990
Paul Wynne, KGO-TV SF reporter, dies of AIDS at 46 
1990
Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle), dies at 78 
1990
Ruth Becker Blanchard, Titanic: Death of a Dream 
1990
Gregg Rhinelander, The Breaking Point 
1990
Tamás Bródy, A csodacsatár 
1990
Martin Nowak-Neumann, Wenn Jan und Lenka Hochzeit machen 
1990
Jim Samuels, The Jacksons 
1990
Eric Freeman, An American in Paris 
1990
Jean Carroll, Dream Follies 
1991
Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78 
1991
Muda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (b. 1954) 
1991
Ranchinho, Abacaxi azul 
1991
Herminio Giménez, At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul 
1991
Kaja Grganovic, Hasanaginica 
1991
Thorley Walters, Vampire Circus 
1991
Charles Iwamoto, Mask of the Dragon 
1991
Bertrand Bonvoisin, Eaux profondes 
1992
Edgardo Pallero, Argentina producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies 
1992
Marsha P. Johnson, Pay It No Mind: Marsha P. Johnson 
1992
Vsevolod Safonov, Soldaty 
1992
Amadeus August, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story 
1992
Del Castillo, The Magic Fluke 
1993
Ruth Lady Fermoy, maternal grandmother of Princess Diane, dies at 84 
1993
Manefa Sobolevskaya, Boyevoy kinosbornik 12 
1993
Gloria Manos, The Palumbo Affair 
1993
Joseph Herbst, The Terror of Tiny Town 
1993
John Gatenby Bolton, Beyond the Milky Way 
1994
Cameron Mitchell, actor (High Chapparral), dies of lung cancer at 75 
1994
Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46 
1994
Geoff McQueen, The Bill 
1994
Mike Glassman, More Than Murder 
1994
Zeinab Botsvadze, Repentance 
1994
Cameron Mitchell, Blood and Black Lace 
1995
Aziz Nesin, writer, dies at 79 
1995
Helene Johnson, poet, dies at 87 
1995
Ivor Keys, musician/teacher, dies at 76 
1995
White Eagle, A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz 
1995
Aziz Nesin, Zübük 
1995
Ingrid Pollet, Whitey 
1996
John Sturdy, scholar, dies at 62 
1996
Kathy Ahern, American golfer (b. 1949) 
1996
Fred Hift, Tomorrow Never Comes 
1996
Armando Calvo, Bel Ami 
1996
J. Campbell Bruce, Escape from Alcatraz 
1997
Dorothy Chandler, Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times 
1997
Dolores Hurlic, Jezebel 
1998
Roy Rogers, American actor (b. 1911) 
1998
Joe Ruddy, Two of a Kind 
1998
Kees Van Iersel, De Vergaderzaal 
1998
Harold Hoff, It's a Wonderful World 
1998
Roy Rogers, Melody Time 
1998
Helly Moeslein, Auch Fummeln will gelernt sein 
1999
Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938) 
1999
Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901) 
1999
Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977) 
1999
Stanley Soble, Lean on Me 
1999
Sherley Anne Williams, Furious Flower: A Video Anthology of African American Poetry 1960-95 
1999
Joaquín Rodrigo, School of Rock 
1999
Michael R. Sousa, Bogus 
1999
Gary Heidnik,  
1999
Daniel Dukes,  
1999
Jack Wallwork, The Macahans 
1999
Andrzej Szajewski, Brylanty pani Zuzy 
1999
John Merritt, Excalibur 
1999
Ray Young, Bagdad Cafe 
2000
Lew Bedell, Slaughter Trail 
2000
Shirley Ulmer, Little House on the Prairie 
2000
Fred Lane, Carolina Panthers vs. Green Bay Packers 
2000
Wladyslaw Szpilman, The Pianist 
2001
Anne Flannery, Heart of the Stag 
2001
Amadó Németh, My Father's Happy Years 
2002
Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (b. 1932) 
2002
John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930) 
2002
István Sárközy, The Corporal and Others 
2002
Pietro Valpreda, C.I.A. Secret Story 
2002
William B. Ruger Sr., The Story of the Gun 
2002
John Frankenheimer, Ronin 
2002
Ugo Lombardi, I mariti (Tempesta d'anime) 
2002
Holger Winge, Skanör-Falsterbo 
2003
Buddy Ebsen, American actor (b. 1908) 
2003
Skip Battin, American rocker, dies at 69 
2003
Ayres Campos, A Pensão de D. Estela 
2003
Skip Battin, Ciao Manhattan 
2003
Kathleen Raine, Tyger Tyger 
2003
Milt Altman, The Julie Andrews Show 
2003
John Durren, The Gumball Rally 
2003
Michèle Oppenot, Happenstance 
2003
Buddy Ebsen, Breakfast at Tiffany's 
2004
Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932) 
2004
Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946) 
2004
Michael Tata, American Casino 
2004
Walter Frentz, Triumph of the Will 
2004
Eric Douglas, The Golden Child 
2004
Jimmie F. Skaggs, Catch Me If You Can 
2004
Evan A. Stoliar, Night Train to Terror 
2004
Thomas Klestil, Citizen Krone 
2004
Syreeta, The Holiday 
2005
Bruno Augenstein, German-born mathematician (b. 1923) 
2005
L. Patrick Gray III, American FBI director (b. 1916) 
2005
Evan Hunter, American novelist (b. 1926) 
2005
Claude Simon, French writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1913) 
2005
Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926) 
2005
Mario Vanarelli, The Boss 
2005
Jim Haskins, The Cotton Club 
2005
L. Patrick Gray, Episode dated 26 June 2005 
2005
Evan Hunter, The Birds 
2005
Dennis D'Ell, Go Go Mania 
2005
Claude Simon, Le celluloïd et le marbre 
2005
Ingrid Envall, Sussie 
2006
Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926) 
2006
Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914) 
2006
Reinhard Heinrich, Elektra 
2006
Fernand Bélanger, L'émotion dissonante 
2006
László Bratka, Letgohand Vaska (A Tale from the Labour Camp) 
2006
Jack Sameth, Down You Go 
2006
Kasey Rogers, Strangers on a Train 
2006
Armando Soler, Between the Moon and Montevideo 
2006
Dante de Oliveira, Terra para Rose 
2006
Tibor Préda, Az ember nem magáért születik 
2007
Lois Wyse, The Million Dollar Face 
2007
Steven Gregory Tyler, Wyatt Earp 
2007
John Lehne, Serpico 
2008
Bobby Durham, American jazz drummer (b. 1937) 
2008
Nonna Mordyukova, The Commissar 
2008
Mando Ramos, The Distance 
2008
Romuald Kropat, Czlowiek na torze 
2008
Dubravka 'Duda' Bijelic, Reflections 
2009
Robert McNamara, United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1916) 
2009
Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915) 
2009
Johnny Collins, British folk and maritime music singer (b. 1938) 
2009
Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (b. 1932) 
2009
Cathy Cahn, Doctor Hackenstein 
2009
Peter Parsch,  
2009
Vasili Aksyonov, My Younger Brother 
2009
Margo Henderson, Episode dated 30 April 1967 
2009
Vladimir Myshkin, A Cruel Romance 
2009
Robert McNamara, The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara 
2010
Wolfgang Sörgel, New Found Land 
2010
Jan Blokker, Fanfare 
2010
Harvey Fuqua, Brooklyn's Finest 
2010
Garry Ulmer, Princess Mononoke 
2010
Alex Mann, The Darkness 
2010
Syrinx, Quest for Fire 
2010
Tom Signorelli, Thief 
2010
John North, Paper Lion 
2010
Maria Homerska, Wierna rzeka 
2010
K.C. Wilson, The Crow: Salvation 
2010
Judy Star, Space Invaderz 
2011
Oliver Storz, Gegen Ende der Nacht 
2011
Mani Kaul, Idiot 
2011
Frank Toste, The Proposition 
2011
George Kimball, Play It to the Bone 
2011
Keith Wilson, The Hills Have Eyes II 
2011
Catherine Mulholland, Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times 
2011
Josef Suk, Conversation Piece 
2011
Julio Arrieta, El resultado del amor 
2011
John Mackey, Golf Company/A Blow to the Brain/The Birdmen 
2011
Marketa Kimbrell, The Pawnbroker 
2012
Charles David Ganao, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, dies at 85 
2012
Harland Wright, Benji 
2012
Laura Gile, American Gigolo 
2012
Leo Karen, The Joke 
2012
Rob Pronk, Hurra, bei uns geht's rund 
2012
Alfredo Joskowicz, The Flying Pony 
2013
Arthur J. Rosenthal, Asylum 
2013
John B. Hightower, Painters Painting 
2014
Dave Bickers, Octopussy 
2014
Andrew Mango, Jihad 
2014
Dave Legeno, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 
2014
Alan Dixon,  
2014
Nestor Kondratyuk, Vstretimsya v metro 
2015
Juli Soler, Morir en 3 actes 
2015
Franco Scaglia, Tre volte Gerusalemme 
2015
Jerry Weintraub, Ocean's Eleven 
2015
Brian Groombridge, Teaching and Social Work 
2015
Julio Angel, Un amante anda suelto 
2015
Virginia Kilpatrick-Shehee, I Am the Strand 
2015
Stan Carew, Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story 
2015
John Maxtone-Graham, Titanic: Secrets Revealed 
2015
Bea Meulman, Van alles het beste 
2017
Carol Lee Scott known for playing TV's Grotbags dies aged 74 
2018
Ed Schultz, Political Commentator and Former MSNBC Host, Dies at 64 
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