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Notable Deaths on July 8th

1538Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), killed at Las Salinas at about 63

2011Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States (b. 1918)

July 8th Deaths
Date Event
810
Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) 
975
Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies 
1115
Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies 
1153
Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies 
1249
Alexander II, King of Scots (1215-49), dies at 51 
1253
Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies 
1496
Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies 
1531
Tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71 
1538
Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), killed at Las Salinas at about 63 
1623
Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 
1656
Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 
1679
Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies 
1681
Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 
1689
Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) 
1695
Christiaan Huygens, Dutch scientist (b. 1629) 
1716
Robert South, English churchman (b. 1634) 
1721
Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649) 
1726
John Ker, Scottish spy (b. 1673) 
1784
Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (b. 1735) 
1822
Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29 
1822
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Gothic 
1826
Luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748) 
1850
Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (b. 1774) 
1855
Sir William Edward Parry, English Arctic explorer (b. 1790) 
1859
F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60 
1863
Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65 
1870
John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79 
1876
Josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78 
1885
Henry Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies 
1894
Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies 
1895
Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821) 
1898
Soapy Smith, American con artist (b. 1860) 
1905
Walter Kittredge, American musician (b. 1834) 
1909
Gaston AA marquis de Gallifet, Fren min of War (1899-1900), dies at 79 
1913
Louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880) 
1913
Louis Hémon, Maria Chapdelaine 
1917
Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877) 
1919
John Fox Jr., The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 
1923
G. Bruno, Connu/Géométrie/Géographie 
1926
Karel Václav Rais, Pantáta Bezousek 
1928
Joseph J. Dowling, The Kentucky Colonel 
1930
Augusto Mastripietri, High Treason 
1932
Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies 
1932
Alexander Grin, Mister Designer 
1932
Samuel Castriota, La vida es un tango 
1933
Anthony Hope, British author (b. 1863) 
1933
Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda 
1934
Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer (b. 1848) 
1935
Ignát Herrmann, Otec Kondelík a zenich Vejvara 
1936
Thomas Meighan, Male and Female 
1936
Harry Madison, King of the Circus 
1937
Aksel Bakunts, Zangezur 
1938
Clarence Hewitt, The Last Gentleman 
1939
[Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80 
1940
M.W. Rale, The Mysteries of Myra 
1940
Granville Bates, My Favorite Wife 
1941
Philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62 
1941
Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, senator, historian and orientalist (b. 1874) 
1941
Philippe Gaubert, The Life and Loves of Beethoven 
1941
Agnes Straub, Der Roman der Christine von Herre 
1942
Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 
1942
Robert A. Golden, Safety Last! 
1942
Charlotte Granville, Werewolf of London 
1943
Harry Oakes, Canadian ruler of Bahamas, murdered 
1943
Jean "Max" Moulin, French resistance fighter, executed 
1943
Harry Oakes,  
1944
George B. Seitz, Love Finds Andy Hardy 
1946
Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63 
1946
Aleksandr Aleksandrov, The Hunt for Red October 
1948
Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies 
1949
Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon 
1949
Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer, dies at 66 
1949
Robert McKenzie, The Sign of the Cucumber 
1949
Park Ries, Extra! Extra! 
1949
Riccardo Pick Mangiagalli, The Singing Princess 
1949
H.H. Knerr, People on Paper 
1950
Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71 
1950
Frank Holland, The Blazing Trail 
1950
Helen Holmes, The Hazards of Helen 
1950
Lowell Brentano, I'm No Angel 
1952
Karl Jacob Hirsch, Judith Trachtenberg 
1952
Gordon Hollingshead, Jammin' the Blues 
1953
Frankie Bailey, The Crown of Lies 
1953
Rosemonde Gerard, A Good Little Devil 
1953
John Farrell, The Quarry 
1954
Sigurd Langberg, Min kone er husar 
1954
Joe Lefert, Tomorrow, the World! 
1954
Gerald Geraghty, In Old Monterey 
1955
Paul McAllister, The Scales of Justice 
1955
Captain DeZita, Glen or Glenda 
1956
Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies 
1956
Giovanni Papini, Italian author/poet (Un Uomo Finito), dies at 75 
1956
Ilse Exl, Veronika, die Magd 
1956
Mona Mårtenson, Laila 
1957
Grace Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29), dies at 78 
1957
Henry Fevrier, composer, dies at 81 
1957
William Cadbury, chocolate maker, dies at 89 
1957
Joseph Carole, Ladies of the Chorus 
1957
Grace Coolidge, Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 14 
1958
Raymond Lindsay, The Invisible Ray 
1959
Dale Buisand & Chester Ovnand, 1st Americans killed in Vietnam War 
1959
Jean-René Legrand, Un jour avec vous 
1959
Haakon Bergh, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1959
Gunnar Nilsen-Vig, Brudeferden i Hardanger 
1960
Rolf Prasch, Die Männer der Frau Clarissa 
1961
Julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60 
1961
Julián Bautista, The Ghost Lady 
1962
Georges Bataille, French writer and philosopher (b. 1897) 
1962
Caroline Frances Cooke, The Bells 
1962
Virginia Munshin, The Caretakers 
1963
Zbigniew Wójcik, The Eighth Day of the Week 
1964
Rozene Jones, Border Incident 
1967
Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani political figure (b. 1893) 
1969
Gladys Swarthout, Champagne Waltz 
1970
C.A. Riggs, A Streetcar Named Desire 
1970
Al Riggs, Rope 
1971
Charlie Shavers, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1920) 
1973
Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies 
1977
Earl K. Brent, The Ides of March 
1977
Vic Rivers, Grand Theft Auto 
1977
Fielden Farrington, The Strangers in 7A 
1979
Michael Wilding, actor (Waterloo, Zarakm Naked Edge), dies 
1979
Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Japanese physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1906) 
1979
Robert B. Woodward, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917) 
1979
Robert Opel, Uncle Bob 
1979
Michael Wilding, In Which We Serve 
1979
Donn Gift, The Yearling 
1980
Eileen Schofield, King of the Wild 
1981
Loring Smith, actor (Hartmans), dies at 86 
1981
Walter Wilkinson, The Outlaw 
1981
Lev Sukhov, Father of a Soldier 
1982
Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77 
1982
André Paulvé, Beauty and the Beast 
1983
Georges Lannes, Moulin Rouge 
1983
Aleksei Pankratyev, Zolotye ruki 
1984
Christine McIntyre, actress (3 Stooges), dies at 73 
1984
Carl Yale, Once Upon a Coffee House 
1984
Christine McIntyre, Brideless Groom 
1984
Franz Fühmann, Betrogen bis zum jüngsten Tag 
1985
Gardner Cowles Jr, US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82 
1985
Phil Foster, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72 
1985
Simon Kuznets, US economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84 
1985
Phil Foster, Bang the Drum Slowly 
1985
Victor Rendina, The Godfather 
1985
Jean-Paul Le Chanois, Papa, Mama, the Maid and I 
1985
Frank Hampson, Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future 
1986
Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (b. 1909) 
1986
Hyman Rickover, Episode #1.4 
1986
Babe Stafford, Sing, Bing, Sing 
1986
Burl Stafford, War of the Colossal Beast 
1986
Spider Lockhart, Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants 
1987
Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet (b. 1896) 
1987
Lionel Chevrier, Canadian politician (b. 1903) 
1987
Pepe Landeros, Jack Fina and His Orchestra 
1987
Keith Hein, The Osterman Weekend 
1987
Hanns Matula, Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett 
1987
Gerardo Diego, Castilla eterna 
1988
Ray Barbuti, American athlete (b. 1905) 
1988
Nick Condos, The Broadway Buckaroo 
1988
Gertrude Green, Down in 'Arkansaw' 
1988
Gertie Green, Three Little Pigskins 
1988
John S. Roberts, The Perils of Pauline 
1989
Drew Eberson, High, Wide and Hansom 
1989
Inga-Britt Lindman, Boman får snurren 
1989
Edna Shipman, A Million, More or Less 
1989
Wladyslaw Kornak, Family Life 
1989
Boro Milicevic, Episode #1.5 
1989
Platon Maiboroda, Ukrainian Rhapsody 
1990
Howard Duff, actor (Heist, Knots Landing), dies of heart attack at 72 
1990
Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), dies 
1990
Howard Duff, Kramer vs. Kramer 
1990
Resit Gürzap, The Conquest of Constantinople 
1990
Robert Murzeau, Utopia 
1990
Evelyn Kaye Klein, Moments of Charm 
1990
Michael Totz, Zechmeister 
1990
Amélia Rey Colaço, Gente Fina É Outra Coisa 
1990
Aage Stentoft, Vi er allesammen tossede 
1991
James Franciscus, actor (Mr Novak), dies at of emphysema 57 
1991
Lotte Palfi Andor, actress (Lovesick, All the Jazz), dies 
1991
James Franciscus, Beneath the Planet of the Apes 
1991
Lotte Palfi Andor, Marathon Man 
1991
Ben Chapman, Shogun 
1991
Geoff Love, Follow the Boys 
1992
Peter Rasmussen, Jorden rundt paa 80 minutter 
1992
Zephi Alsec, Pistruiatul 
1992
Ken Trevey, Into the Widow's Web 
1993
Wayne Howell, Jackpot 
1993
Betty Dodd, Episode #6.49 
1993
Isabela Corona, A Man of Principle 
1993
Richard Brown, Blue Angel Cafe 
1994
Christian-Jaque, French director (Babette s'and va-t-and guerre), dies 
1994
Dick Sargent, actor (Darren-Bewitched), dies of cancer at 64 
1994
Dominic Lucero, dancer/singer, dies of lymphatic cancer 
1994
Kim Il Sung, president of North-Korea (1948-94), dies at 82 
1994
Lars-Eric Lindblad, Swedish-American entrepreneur and explorer (b. 1927) 
1994
Robert B. Hauser, The Odd Couple 
1994
Dick Sargent, Operation Petticoat 
1994
Kim Il-Sung, The Flower Girl 
1994
Robert E. Lee, Lady Godiva Rides 
1994
Robert E. Lee, Inherit the Wind 
1994
Robert E. Lee, Timebomb 
1994
Sylvester Gowen, Captain Video and His Video Rangers 
1994
Christian-Jaque, Fan-Fan the Tulip 
1995
Elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65 
1995
Madam Alex, Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam 
1995
Pál Kovács, Rome 1960: Games of the XVII Olympiad 
1995
Paul Bonneau, Stonehearst Asylum 
1995
Edward W. Williams, Revenge 
1995
Pierce Daniels, On the Mark 
1996
Amschel Rothschild, banker, dies at 41 
1996
Ernest Armstrong, miner/politician, dies at 81 
1996
James Woodie Alexander, songwriter/vocalist, dies at 80 
1996
Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer, dies at 90 
1996
George Hagan, Dangerous Ambition 
1996
Richard Groschopp, Chingachgook, die grosse Schlange 
1996
Irene Prador, To the Devil a Daughter 
1996
Ernest Armstrong, Episode #1.1 
1996
Líria Marçal, Nunca é tarde demais 
1996
Francesco Molinari Pradelli, The Untouchables 
1997
Charles Drake, geologist, dies of heart attack at 92 
1997
Tony Thomas, Der Klang der Bilder 
1997
Max E. Youngstein, Fail Safe 
1997
Misao Nakahara, Yojaso no maou 
1997
Owen Reed, The Farmer's Wife 
1997
Rolando Tinio, Milagros 
1998
Harriet Rogers, Bill 
1998
Dusan Vukotic, Igra 
1999
Pete Conrad, American astronaut (b. 1930) 
1999
Haroon Shamsher, I'm British But... 
1999
Joy N. Houck, Mesa of Lost Women 
1999
Floyd Taylor, Father of the Bride 
1999
Anne Woolliams, The Saturday Show 
1999
Charles Conrad, For All Mankind 
2000
Paul Cristo, To Catch a Thief 
2000
Richard Mansfield, Cat Ballou 
2000
Nikola Hercigonja, Stav'te pamet na komediju 
2001
John O'Shea, New Zealand film director (b. 1920) 
2001
Ernst Baier, Gleichklang der Bewegung 
2001
Rosemary Firth, Firth on Firth 
2001
John O'Shea, Runaway 
2001
Kees Brug, Episode dated 29 July 1964 
2001
Joseph F. Robertson, Auntie Lee's Meat Pies 
2001
Irma Seikkula, Yli rajan 
2001
Kenneth Stytzer, Xanadu 
2001
Kurt Hertha, Party Girl 
2002
Ward Kimball, American animator (b. 1914) 
2002
Quincy Wong, Mo' Money 
2002
Lore Noto, Try to Remember: The Fantasticks 
2002
Ward Kimball, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
2003
David Swain, The Music Man 
2003
Laleh Bijani, Dying to Be Apart 
2003
Ladan Bijani, Dying to Be Apart 
2003
Marjorie Fowler, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes 
2003
Napoleon Eleftheriou, Tyfla na'hei o Marlon Brando 
2003
Darko Curdo, Episode #1.2 
2003
Kazimierz Sheybal, Irena do domu! 
2004
Paula Danziger, American author (b. 1944) 
2004
Jean Lefebvre, French actor (b. 1922) 
2004
Allan Gavin, Undefeated 
2004
Paula Danziger, Going Live! 
2004
Esther Emrich-Müller, Newman 
2004
Thomas F. Madigan, Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali 
2004
Chlodwig Poth, Die Meerschweinchenrevue 
2004
Henrique Mendes, Até Sempre 
2004
Nori Pallottini, Mother's Heart 
2005
Boris Karavaev, Chi v lesu shishki? 
2005
Kris Moe, American Graffiti 
2005
Maurice Baquet, Z 
2005
Eugeniusz Priwieziencew, Schindler's List 
2005
Peter Boenisch, Wetten, dass..? aus Wiesbaden 
2006
June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917) 
2006
Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924) 
2006
Catherine Leroy, Operation Last Patrol 
2006
Ana María Campoy, Five Faces of Woman 
2006
Dorothy Uhnak, Get Christie Love! 
2006
Pier Maria Pasinetti, The Lady Without Camelias 
2006
Kaarlo Hiltunen, Episode #1.10 
2006
June Allyson, That's Entertainment! III 
2006
Mehmet Akan, My Aunt 
2006
Peter Hawkins, The Adventures of Spot 
2007
Jindrich Feld, Bruncvík and the Lion 
2007
George Drew, Billie 
2007
George Drew, The Magnet 
2007
Jack B. Sowards, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 
2007
Gordana Jevtovic, Pastrovski vitez 
2007
Bill Feeney, Cooperstown 
2007
Dragoljub Ivkov, WR: Mysteries of the Organism 
2008
John Marks Templeton, A Parliament of Souls 
2008
Harry Spalding, The Watcher in the Woods 
2008
Wienczyslaw Glinski, Kanal 
2009
Miroslav Masopust, Padla kosa na kámen 
2009
Toni Pehar, Episode #1.12 
2009
Bob Sipes, 300 Feet Below 
2009
Sándor Illés, Micsoda éjszaka! 
2009
Ryszard Szymanski, The Pianist 
2009
Luis Saguar, 8MM 
2009
Robert Korda, The Department Gets a Corporate Sponsor 
2009
Judi Ann Mason, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 
2010
Joe Bosco, Last Hour 
2010
Melvin Turpin, 1984 NBA Draft 
2010
Lelio Luttazzi, L'Avventura 
2010
Willi Railo, The England Patient 
2010
Ginny Golden, Forgive and Forget 
2010
Clint Hartung, Game 5 
2010
Quinnie Martin Jr., Hunter 
2010
Robert Freitag, The Great Escape 
2010
David E. Blewitt, Ghostbusters 
2010
Elizabeth Benson Guy, The Turn of the Screw 
2010
Achdiat K. Mihardja, Atheis 
2011
Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (b. 1924) 
2011
Mary Fenech Adami, First Lady of Malta (b. 1933) 
2011
Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States (b. 1918) 
2011
Roberts Blossom, Home Alone 
2011
Yatsek Todorov, The Hedgehogs' War 
2011
Henri Guégan, Fantomas 
2011
Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez, Coloquio internacional sobre la violencia 
2011
Paul Michael, House of Dark Shadows 
2011
Paul Michael, General Hospital 
2011
Paul Michael, Music Within 
2011
Pete Duranko, Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos 
2011
Betty Ford, The Seminar 
2011
Billy Blanco, Crônica da Cidade Amada 
2011
Helen Levine, Frisco Sally Levy 
2011
Sam Denoff, That Girl 
2012
Ernest Borgnine, American actor, dies from renal failure at 95 
2012
John Williams, 1971 AFC Championship Game 
2012
Güngör Dilmen, Bagdat Hatun 
2012
Ernest Borgnine, The Wild Bunch 
2012
Helen Schustack, Frances 
2012
Don Barkham, Drop Out 
2012
Martin Pakledinaz, My Week with Marilyn 
2012
Lionel Batiste, Do You Know What It Means 
2013
Dave Hickson,  
2013
Irena Fensie, Il y a un train toutes les heures 
2013
Taisto Lindegren, The White Reindeer 
2013
Vladimir Dmitriev, Peremena uchasti 
2013
Edmund Morgan, Benjamin Franklin 
2013
Gaby Álvarez, Julio César 
2013
James L. Loper, Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue 
2014
Richard Cowsill, Family Band: The Cowsills Story 
2014
Liana Asatiani, Giorgi Saakadze 
2014
Bob Jodka, She's So Cold 
2014
Menno Buch, Buch, burgers & buitenlui 
2014
Howard Siler, Breaking the Ice 
2014
Sonny Miller, Die Another Day 
2014
Elsie Neubert, Englen i sort 
2014
Tom Veryzer, Game 5 
2014
Silvio Oddi, Death of the Virgin 
2014
Vanna Bonta, Beauty and the Beast 
2015
Paul Lioy, Fallout 9/11 Ten Years On 
2015
Kenny Stabler, Rebels of Oakland: The A's, the Raiders, the '70s 
2015
Ernie Maresca, The Expendables 2 
2015
Robert Campos, Mga kwento ni Lola Basyang 
2015
Irwin Keyes, The Flintstones 
2015
Lucita Soriano, Woman of Breakwater 
2015
Richard Fire, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 
2015
Monique Joly, La vie heureuse de Léopold Z 
2016
MEHWAR: President Ghani's Military Advisor Anwari Dies aged 60 
2016
Theatre actress Anita Reeves dies aged 67 
2016
Legendary IndyCar and F1 team owner Carl Haas dies aged 86 
2017
Pop singer legend Thitima dies aged 54 
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