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1850Zachary Taylor, 12th US president (1849-50), dies in White House at 65

1974Earl Warren, governor of California/Supreme court justice (1953-68), dies at 83

1856Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist, dies at 79

1967Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93

July 9th Deaths
Date Event
1228
Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury 
1386
Leopold III of Austria (b. 1351) 
1441
Jan/Johannes van Eyck, Flemish painter (Lamb Gods), dies 
1553
Maurice, Elector of Saxony (b. 1521) 
1639
Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 
1654
Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, Bohemia and Hungary of smallpox (b. 1633) 
1677
Angelus Silesius [Johann Scheffer], German medical/mystic poet, dies 
1696
Waclaw Potocki, Polish poet (Wojna Chocimska), dies 
1706
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, French Canadian sailor and explorer (b. 1661) 
1716
Joseph Sauveur, French sound engineer, dies at 63 
1737
de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies 
1742
John Oldmixon, English historian (b. 1673) 
1746
Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62 
1747
Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, dies at 76 
1755
Edward Braddock, British General, mortally wounded at Fort Duquesne during French & Indian War. Dies 13th July. 
1755
Gottlob Harrer, composer, dies at 52 
1756
Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright, dies at 72 
1766
Jonathan Mayhew, American minister (b. 1720) 
1795
Henry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (b. 1721) 
1797
Edmund Burke, British author/parliament leader (Reflections), dies at 68 
1805
Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian, dies at 76 
1821
Tommaso Sogner, composer, dies at 58 
1843
Washington Allston, US painter/author, dies at 63 
1845
Jacob earl of Rechteren/Appeltern, gov of Gelderland, dies at 57 
1850
Sajjid Ali Mohammed Bab, Persian founder of Babism 
1850
Zachary Taylor, 12th US president (1849-50), dies in White House at 65 
1852
Thompson McKennan, American politician who served as the 2nd United States Secretary of the Interior, dies at 58 
1855
Lord Raglan Commander of the British forces during the Crimean War 
1856
Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist, dies at 79 
1856
James Strang, Mormon splinter group leader (b. 1813) 
1875
Francis Preston Blair Jr, famed St Louis lawyer, dies at 54 
1880
Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (b. 1824) 
1882
Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean war hero(b. 1848) 
1883
Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer, dies at 67 
1893
William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide 
1893
George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79 
1902
Lajos Dobsa, István király 
1903
Alphonse François Renard, Belgian geologist (b. 1842) 
1909
Kasimir Felix Badeni, Premier of Polish/Austria (1895-97), dies at 62 
1915
Terez Csillag, A fogadalom 
1922
Ogai Mori, Sansho the Bailiff 
1923
Lee Glowner, The Pilgrim 
1923
William R. Day,  
1927
John Drew Jr., American actor (b. 1853) 
1927
Gregory Kelly, The Show Off 
1931
Dick Hatton, He-Man's Country 
1932
Henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies 
1932
King C. Gillette, American inventor of the safety razor (b. 1885) 
1934
Otakar Zich, composer, dies at 55 
1937
Oliver Law, first African-American commander of U.S. troops (b. 1899) 
1938
Benjamin Cardozo, American jurist (b. 1870) 
1938
Ryszard Biske, Puszcza 
1939
Boris Thomashefsky, Bar-Mitzvah 
1940
Bernard Siegel, Laugh, Clown, Laugh 
1942
Mikhail Klimov, Broken Shoes 
1944
Kent Rogers, All-American Co-Ed 
1946
Harold Graham, Kelly the Second 
1947
Lucjan Żeligowski, Polish general (b. 1865) 
1948
James Baskett, Song of the South 
1949
Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75 
1949
Maud Farrar,  
1949
Alice Lyndon, Bullets or Ballots 
1950
L.E. Clark, White Zombie 
1951
Harry Heilmann, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Det), dies at 56 
1951
Jorgen Bentzon, composer, dies at 54 
1951
Astri Torsell, Elisabet 
1951
Douglas Bronston, Snowbound 
1951
Giannina Arangi Lombardi, Bye Bye Blackbird 
1951
Egbert Van Alstyne, Crimes and Misdemeanors 
1952
Billy Mitchell, Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle 
1955
Don Beauman, British racing driver (b. 1928) 
1955
Adolfo de la Huerta, Llegada a la ciudad de México del señor Adolfo de la Huerta 
1956
S.F. Hasnain, Khubsurat 
1957
Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80 
1957
Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies 
1957
George Brooks, The Tall T 
1958
Alfred Hustwick, The Beast of Borneo 
1958
Gabriel Scott, Tante Pose 
1958
Sofía Bozán, College Girls 
1958
Pearl Sindelar, Cleopatra 
1958
Wilfred Walter, The Human Monster 
1958
Louise Landmier, The Showdown 
1959
Jerzy Leszczynski, Border Street 
1959
Reginald Carrington, To Him That Hath 
1960
Edward Burlingame Hill, composer, dies at 86 
1960
Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies 
1960
Satchel McVea, The Delicious Little Devil 
1960
Henry Mowbray, Murder by Television 
1960
Clifford Buckton, A King in New York 
1961
Alan Marshal, actor (Lydia, Irene, Exile Express), dies at 52 
1962
Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 
1962
Henry Caine, Number 17 
1962
Louis van Gasteren Sr., Village by the River 
1962
Josie Melville, Treasure Island 
1962
Helmer Walton Bergman, The Vanishing Legion 
1963
Frank Mayo, actor (Santa Fe Trail), dies of heart attack at 74 
1967
Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian turned producer, dies at 77 
1967
Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician dies at 93 
1968
Allyn Edwards, host (One Minute Please, Mr Citizen), dies at 53 
1968
John Indrisano, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 62 
1968
Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Passion Spin the Plot), dies at 73 
1969
Gertrude Dixon, compiler of Shunryu Suzuki's Zen Mind, dies 
1969
Pierre Capdevielle, composer, dies at 63 
1969
Rob de Vries, actor/director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51 
1972
Robert Weede, American baritone (b. 1903) 
1972
Robert Weede, The Stingiest Man in Town 
1974
Sonia Gaskell, Russian/Neth choreographer (Diaghilev), dies at 70 
1974
Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies 
1974
Earl Warren, governor of California/Supreme court justice (1953-68), dies at 83 
1977
Loren C Eiseley, US anthropologist/writer (Animal Secrets), dies at 69 
1977
Alice Paul,  
1978
Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered 
1978
Aladar Zoltan, composer, dies at 49 
1979
Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53 
1979
Cornelia Otis Skinner, dies at 78 
1979
Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer (2 Tests for India), dies 
1979
Cornelia Otis Skinner, The Uninvited 
1979
Roddy McMillan, Ring of Bright Water 
1979
Ermanno Donati, Salon Kitty 
1980
Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (b. 1913) 
1980
Kirsten Søberg, Death Comes at High Noon 
1980
Frank Doyle, Sinbad, the Sailor 
1981
Allen Ludden, TV show host (Password), dies at 61 
1981
Oscar van Hemel, composer, dies at 88 
1981
Wilhelm H C Tenhaeff, para-psychologist, dies at 87 
1981
John Franklin Bardin, The Last of Philip Banter 
1981
Ruth Brooks Flippen, Gidget Goes to Rome 
1981
Raphael Penso, Termites of 1938 
1981
Meyer Levin, Compulsion 
1982
Helge Kjærulff-Schmidt, Father of Four in a Sunny Mood 
1982
Ole Larsen, The Girls Are Willing 
1982
Frank Christi, Blackjack 
1982
Wingy Manone, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1982
Fred Madison, George of the Jungle 
1983
Keith Wickenden, British Politician (b. 1932) 
1983
Robert Dawn, Psycho 
1983
Jessamine Milner, Sybil 
1984
Randall Thompson, US composer (Trip to Nahant), dies at 85 
1984
Randall Thompson, A Tribute to Teachers 
1984
Gérard Falconetti, Claire's Knee 
1985
Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49 
1985
Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1896) 
1985
Jimmy Kinnon, Scottish founder of Narcotics Anonymous (b. 1911) 
1985
Maria Zbyszewska, Nie ma mocnych 
1985
Rafael Campos, Where the Buffalo Roam 
1985
Milo Cipra, It Was Not Useless 
1985
Boguslaw Marlen, Dom na pustkowiu 
1986
Karl-Heinz Beckurts, West german Siemens manager, murdered 
1986
Le Duan, Vietnamese politician, dies at 78 
1986
Marietta Canty, Rebel Without a Cause 
1986
Ruth Warren, Zoo in Budapest 
1986
Sakhi Saitov, Salavat Yulayev 
1987
Roman Zawistowski, Panienka z okienka 
1987
Endre Vészi, Angi Vera 
1987
Sonja Sjöstrand, Skåningar 
1987
Helmi Lehosti, Rakas varkaani 
1988
Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60 
1988
Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke 
1988
Collin Crietz, Saps at Sea 
1988
Barbara Woodhouse, Christmas Pantomine 
1988
Milos Václav Kratochvíl, Jan Amos Comenius 
1988
Anthony Holland, Midnight Cowboy 
1989
Andrex, The Sheep Has Five Legs 
1989
Earl Sydnor, Sunday Sinners 
1989
Dorle Rath, Tanz in der Sonne 
1989
Gábor Tardy, Bakafácán 
1990
Brigitte D'Ortschy, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies in Japan at 69 
1990
Howard Duff, actor (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 76 of a heart attack 
1990
Sonny Dunham, Sonny Dunham and His Orchestra in Jive Busters 
1990
René Chanas, La patrouille des sables 
1990
Marília Batista, Maria Bonita 
1990
Luis G. Basurto, Ash Wednesday 
1990
Lois Neilson, My Dog, Pal 
1990
Ray Spruell, The Toy 
1990
Cazuza, Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop 
1991
Orhan Hançerlioglu, Murderous City 
1991
Cheslav Sushkevich, Doroga k zvyozdam 
1992
Eric Savareid, News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79 
1992
Kelvin Coe, Australian ballerina (A'sch Ballet/Bolshoi Ballet), dies 
1992
Eric Sevareid, American reporter (b. 1912) 
1992
Todd Howland, S.O.B. 
1992
Eric Sevareid, The Eleanor Roosevelt Story 
1993
Cut Meijer, [Saul Messel], historian/rabbi to Paramaribo, dies at 80 
1993
Will Rogers Jr, (Rep-D)/actor (Boy from Okla), commits suicide at 81 
1993
Henry Hazlitt, Episode dated 1 June 1953 
1993
Gianni Galavotti, Episode #1.3 
1993
John Beaird, My Bloody Valentine 
1993
Oleg Kerensky, Reds 
1993
Weldon Bascom, The Lawless Rider 
1993
Antun Soljan, Luka 
1994
Cornelius Boyson, bassist, dies at 57 
1994
William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz Pianist/Arranger, dies at 79 
1994
Bill Mosienko, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921) 
1994
Charles S. Thompson, The Quiet Man 
1995
Jacques Molicard, translator/Navigator, dies at 62 
1995
James Cameron Tudor, politician, dies at 66 
1995
John Eric Tieman, production Manager (Guardian), dies at 67 
1995
Julian Graham Theodore Hough, actor (Deathwatch, Shout), dies at 47 
1995
W Fenton Morley, preacher, dies at 83 
1995
Lewis Clay, Superman 
1996
Christopher Casson, actor (Educating Rita, Zardoz), dies at 84 
1996
Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician, dies at 76 
1996
Melvin Mouron Belli, attorney/actor (Star Trek), dies at 88 
1996
Peter Martini, British journalist, dies at 31 
1996
Susan Cowdy, British ornithologist, dies at 81 
1996
Melvin Belli, Guilty or Innocent 
1996
Christopher Casson, Educating Rita 
1996
Kaisu Puuska, Roinilan talossa 
1996
Sergei Kuryokhin, Lokh pobeditel vody 
1997
Marianne Schönauer, Der Prozeß 
1997
Siegfried-Michael Ressel, Premiere im Admiralspalast 
1997
Carol Forman, Superman 
1997
John Little, New York Jets vs. Green Bay Packers 
1998
Munemaru Kôda, The Time of Battle Has Come! The Move Is the Sincere Shaolin Fist 
1998
James Flora, The Fabulous Firework Family 
1998
Nour Al Hoda, Ayza atgawwez 
1998
François Darbon, Stolen Kisses 
1999
Robert de Cotret, Canadian politician (b. 1944) 
1999
Koichi Hashizume, Picnic 
1999
Bill Hindman, Porky's 
1999
James Farmer, Seven Songs for Malcolm X 
1999
José Caparrós Aguiar, Contrabando de pasiones 
2000
Doug Fisher, English actor (b. 1941) 
2000
Halina Slonicka, A Year of the Quiet Sun 
2000
Fred Pierce, Blast from the Past 
2001
Tessa Prendergast, Dr. No 
2001
Josef Knapp, Der Rosenkavalier 
2002
Laurence Janifer, American writer (b. 1933) 
2002
Rod Steiger, American actor (b. 1925) 
2002
Gerald Campion, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 
2002
Rod Steiger, On the Waterfront 
2002
Bruno Frejndlikh, Tchaikovsky 
2002
Guy Henry, Naughty Girl 
2003
Rui Luís, God's Comedy 
2003
Valerie Gearon, Anne of the Thousand Days 
2003
Polly Bide, The Drug We Drink 
2003
Emile Franchel, Horrors of the Black Museum 
2003
Jack Curran, Cash Advances for Prairie Grain 
2003
Elliott Marks, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 
2004
Chuck Cadman, Canadian politician (b. 1948) 
2004
Paul Klebnikov, American journalist (b. 1963) 
2004
Isabel Sanford, American actress (b. 1917) 
2004
Isabel Sanford, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 
2004
Sammy McKim, The Old Barn Dance 
2004
Carlo Di Palma, Hannah and Her Sisters 
2004
Bill Randle, The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey 
2004
Jean-Marie Poupart, La gammick 
2004
Jean Lefebvre, Diabolique 
2004
Paul Klebnikov, White Trash 
2004
Carolyn Kelly Wallach, Martha Stewart Living 
2005
Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (b. 1931) 
2005
Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914) 
2005
Kevin Hagen, American actor (b.1928) 
2005
Al Sparlis, Somewhere in the Night 
2005
Abe Hirschfeld, Prince of Central Park 
2005
Ryszard Sobolewski, Love Stories 
2005
Byron Preiss, The Secrets of Frank Herbert's Dune 
2005
Kevin Hagen, General Hospital 
2006
Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (b. 1948) 
2006
Milan Williams, Boogie Nights 
2006
Randal Juliano, Carnaval em Lá Maior 
2006
Rocco Lanzo, Gas House Kids 
2006
Manning Redwood, The Shining 
2006
Thomas Quon Woo, Around the World in Eighty Days 
2006
Chris Drake, Them! 
2007
Charles Lane, American actor (b. 1905) 
2007
Peter Tuddenham, The Ark in Space: Part One 
2007
Charles Lane, It's a Wonderful Life 
2007
Eileen Greenwood, Here's to Romance 
2007
Nancy Mansfield, S.P.A.R.T.A. 
2007
Eileen Hall, Young@Heart 
2007
Penny Thomson, Sean Connery's Edinburgh 
2007
Jerry Itô, Mothra 
2007
Edna Callahan, 42nd Street 
2007
Klaus Boysen, Zweikampf 
2008
Séamus Brennan, Irish politicain (b. 1948) 
2008
Sören Söderberg, 10.000 Mäuse 
2008
Charles H. Joffe, Vicky Cristina Barcelona 
2008
Arthur Weinstein, Chelsea on the Rocks 
2008
Felipe Levy, Em Busca do Orgasmo 
2008
Tomasz Lengren, Klincz 
2008
David H. Greene, Password All-Stars 
2009
J.J. Jones, New York Jets vs. San Diego Chargers 
2009
Jack Notman, The Heart of Midlothian 
2009
Lou Pagliaro, Columbia World of Sports: Racquet Wizards 
2009
Cain Lopez, StandUP! 
2009
Hanna Donner, Das Stacheltier - ...und alle, alle kamen 
2010
Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (b. 1916) 
2010
Frances Linden, Episode #3.99 
2010
Milt Morin, New York Jets vs. Cleveland Browns 
2010
William Yamadera, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 
2010
Vonetta McGee, The Eiger Sanction 
2010
Basil Davidson, Freedom for Ghana 
2010
Daryl Hunt, Houston Oilers vs. Dallas Cowboys 
2011
Don Ackerman, American basketball player (b. 1930) 
2011
Facundo Cabral, Argentine musician (b. 1937) 
2011
Jacqueline Scott-Lemoine, Amok 
2011
Tatyana Pankova, A Cruel Romance 
2011
Fumihiro Hayashi, Lost in Translation 
2011
Hideo Tanaka, Sukeban Deka 
2011
Würzel, Motörhead: The Birthday Party 
2011
Facundo Cabral, From Here Nor There 
2011
Rex Bell Jr., Clara Bow: Discovering the It Girl 
2011
Gene Knight, The Late Mrs. Biggins 
2011
Kerry Corrigan, Sharp Teeth 
2011
Lee Vines, Password All-Stars 
2011
Beverly Whitney, Irish Eyes Are Smiling 
2011
Shirley Gorospe, Honey and West 
2011
Michael J. Hein, Biohazardous 
2011
Jürgen Cziesla, Der Besuch der alten Dame 
2011
Arvo Salo, Sign of the Beast 
2012
Terepai Maoate, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, dies from prostate cancer at 78 
2012
Tim Cross, Visions: The Last Resort 
2012
Branka Ceperac, Underground 
2012
Kenny Heitz, The UCLA Dynasty 
2012
Isuzu Yamada, Yojimbo 
2012
Dino Cassio, Badmen of the West 
2013
Barbara Robinson, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever 
2013
Milena Milani, A Girl Called Jules 
2013
Zeljko Malnar, Croatian Nightmare 
2013
Toshi Seeger, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song 
2014
Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), dies from complications of meningioma and osteoporosis at 92 
2014
Ken Thorne, Superman II 
2014
Eileen Ford, Scratch the Surface 
2014
Philip DeWilde, Dawn of the Dead 
2014
Treadwell Covington, Nose for the Noose 
2014
Don Lenhardt, Don Larsen 
2015
Ettore Stratta, Tango Magic 
2015
Josef Hopferwieser, Die Fledermaus 
2015
Michael Masser, American Psycho 
2015
Tadeusz Suchocki, Hallo Szpicbródka, czyli ostatni wystep Króla Kasiarzy 
2015
Valentin Kozlovsky, Ranetki 
2015
Yelena Khromova, Rasteryaeva ulitsa 
2015
Peggy Cordero, Cantata de Chile 
2015
Paul Gebhard, Kinsey 
2016
Germany's culinary conscience, Wolfram Siebeck, dies aged 87 
2016
Former Pakistan cricketer and umpire Javed Akhtar dies aged 75 
2016
Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88 
2016
Pakistan's legendary 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Edhi dies aged 88 
2017
True Blood star Nelsan Ellis dies at age 39 
2018
7-Time NBA Champion, Original 'Sixth Man' Frank Ramsey Dies at Age 86 
2018
British woman dies after exposure to Russian nerve agent 
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