Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 02-Jul
Died on This Day (02-Jul)
Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca was an American automobile executive best known for the development of the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars while at the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s, and for reviving the Chrysler Corporation as its CEO during the 1980s.
American automobile executive
Caroline Mary Aherne was an English comedian, writer and actress, best known for performing as the acerbic chat show host Mrs Merton, in various roles in The Fast Show, and as Denise in The Royle Family, a series which she co-wrote.
Angelo Mangiarotti was an Italian architect and industrial designer with a reputation built on "never forgetting the real needs of users".
Carl Adam Petri
Carl Adam Petri was a German mathematician and computer scientist.
Briggs Swift Cunningham II was an American entrepreneur and sportsman.
American racing driver
Israel Shahak was an Israeli professor of organic chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a Holocaust survivor, an intellectual of liberal political bent, and a civil-rights advocate and activist on behalf of both Jews and Gentiles .
Kristen Erin "Krissy" Taylor was an American model.
Guy Terrell Bush was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, nicknamed the Mississippi Mudcat.
American baseball player
Alice Sophie Cocéa or Cocea was a Romanian-born French actress and singer.
William Louis Marshall
William Louis Marshall was an influential figure in the US Corps of Engineers.
United States Army Chief of Engineers
William Russell Watrous III was an American jazz trombonist.
American jazz trombonist
Douglas Carl Engelbart was an engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer.
Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco was a Brazilian politician who served as the 33rd president of Brazil from 29 December 1992 to 31 December 1994.
President of Brazil
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen was a Portuguese poet and writer.
Raymond Matthews Brown was an American jazz double bassist known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald.
Jazz double bassist
William Joseph Dunlop was a Northern Irish motorcyclist from Ballymoney.
British motorcycle racer
Roy Landman , better known as Snooky Lanson, was an American singer known for co-starring on the NBC television series Your Hit Parade.
Rabbi Ya'akov-Michael Hasani was an Israeli politician who served as Minister of Welfare during two spells in the early 1970s.
Óscar R. Benavides
Óscar Raymundo Benavides Larrea was a prominent Peruvian field marshal, diplomat, and politician who served as the 38th and 42nd President of Peru.
President of Peru
Mykhailo Petrovych Drahomanov was a Ukrainian political theorist, economist, historian, philosopher, ethnographer and public figure in Kyiv.