Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 23-Jul
Died on This Day (23-Jul)
Maxim Kaibkhanovich Dadashev was a Russian boxer who competed in the light-welterweight division.
John Albert Kundla was an American college and professional basketball coach.
American basketball coach
Jordan Benjamin Tabor was an English footballer who primarily played as a left back, but also played as a central midfielder or as a striker in the latter part of his career.
Sally Kristen Ride was an American astronaut and physicist.
American physicist and astronaut
Daniel Louis Schorr was an American journalist who covered world news for more than 60 years.
Carlos Paredes, ComSE, was a virtuoso Portuguese guitar player and composer, born in Coimbra.
Kees Verwey , was a Dutch painter who was productive well into old age.
James Kern Kyser , known as Kay Kyser, was an American bandleader and radio personality of the 1930s and 1940s.
Andre Cavaro Lucas was killed in action while serving as the commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, United States Army, at Fire Support Base Ripcord in Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam.
United States Army Medal of Honor recipient
Benjamin Pierce Cheney
Benjamin Pierce Cheney was an American businessman, and a founder of the firm that became American Express.
Vitaliy Balytskyi was a Ukrainian football player and manager.
Ukrainian football player and manager
Thomas Sutherland , Dean of Agriculture at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, was kidnapped by Islamic Jihad members near his Beirut home on June 9, 1985.
Beirut kidnapping victim
Emile Alphonse Griffith was a professional boxer from the U.
Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter.
English singer and songwriter
Myron Floren was an American musician best known as the accordionist on The Lawrence Welk Show between 1950 and 1980.
Sandor Teszler , was a Hungarian-American textile executive and philanthropist who survived the Holocaust, working as a textile executive in Hungary, Yugoslavia, and the United States.
Bert William Sommer was an American folk singer, songwriter and actor.
Keith Richard Godchaux was a pianist best known for his tenure in the rock group the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1979.
Lewis Pessano "Buttercup" Dickerson was a 19th-century Major League Baseball outfielder.
Italian-American baseball player
Maria Jane Taylor
Maria Jane Dyer was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China, and "Mother" of the China Inland Mission with her husband, founder James Hudson Taylor.
Missionary in China