Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 17-Jul
Died on This Day (17-Jul)
Andrea Calogero Camilleri was an Italian writer.
Jules Lucien André Bianchi was a French motor racing driver who drove for the Marussia F1 Team in the FIA Formula One World Championship.
French motor racing driver
Forrest S. McCartney
Forrest S. McCartney was a United States Air Force lieutenant general and former director of NASA's John F.
United States Air Force lieutenant general
Bernard René Giraudeau was a French actor, film director, scriptwriter, producer and writer.
Lucien Leduc was a French football midfielder and a manager.
Joseph Marie Antoine Hubert Luns was a Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Catholic People's Party now the Christian Democratic Appeal party and jurist who served as Secretary General of NATO from 1 October 1971 until 25 June 1984.
Dutch politician and diplomat
Juan Manuel Fangio
Juan Manuel Fangio , nicknamed El Chueco or El Maestro , was an Argentine racing car driver.
Argentinan racing driver
Frank W. Fries
Frank William Fries was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Juano Hernández was an Afro-Puerto Rican stage and film actor who was a pioneer in the African American film industry.
Puerto Rican actor
Henri-Pierre Picou was a French painter. His oeuvre began with portraits and classical historical subject matter but he later moved on to allegorical and mythological themes.
Yvonne Ann Blake was a British-Spanish costume designer.
British costume designer
General Sir Basil Ian Spencer Gourlay, was a Royal Marines officer who served as Commandant General Royal Marines from 1971 to 1975.
Royal MArines general
Alexander "Alex" Steinweiss was a graphic design artist known for inventing album cover art.
Sir Edward Richard George Heath, , often known as Ted Heath, was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975.
British Prime Minister
Carol Ann Shields, was an American-born Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Aligi Sassu was an Italian painter and sculptor.
Leslie C. Arends
Leslie Cornelius Arends was a Republican politician from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1935 until 1974.
Konstantine Gamsakhurdia was a Georgian writer and public figure.
Clara Driscoll , was a Texas-born businesswoman, philanthropist, and historic preservationist who provided the money to save the Alamo Mission in San Antonio.
Philanthropist, politician, helped save the Alamo
Georg Prochaska was a leading Czech-Austrian anatomist, ophthalmologist, physiologist, writer and university professor.