Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 24-Jul
Died on This Day (24-Jul)
Margaret Isobel Fulton was a Scottish-born Australian food and cooking writer, journalist, author and commentator.
Australian food and cooking writer
Udupi Ramachandra Rao
Udupi Ramachandra Rao was an Indian space scientist and chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation.
Indian space scientist
Donald Leith Symington was an American stage, film and television actor.
G. D. Spradlin
Gervase Duan Spradlin was an American actor. Known for his distinctive accent and voice, he often played devious authority figures.
Sir William Richard Shaboe Doll was a British physician who became an epidemiologist in the mid-20th century and made important contributions to that discipline.
John Richard Schlesinger was an English film and stage director, and actor.
Hans Henrik "Hasse" Wind was a Finnish fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II, with 75 confirmed air combat victories.
Finnish flying ace
Peter Sellers CBE was an English film actor, comedian and singer.
British comedian & actor
Alice Beatrice Roberts was an American film actress.
American film actress
George Stuart Henderson
George Stuart Henderson VC, DSO & Bar, MC was a British Army officer and a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Recipient of the Victoria Cross
Tony Lee Cloninger was an American professional baseball player and coach.
American baseball pitcher
Margaret Nixon McEathron , known professionally as Marni Nixon, was an American soprano and ghost singer for featured actresses in movie musicals.
Sherman Alexander Hemsley was an American actor, known for his roles as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen, and B.
Alexander Gordon Higgins was a Northern Irish professional snooker player who is remembered as one of the most iconic figures in the game.
Claude Ballif was a French composer. His music is known as a combination of tonality and serialism - a system that he named metatonality.
Ahmad Shamlou ʃɒːmˈluː], also known under his pen name A.
Coenraad Henrik Dillen was a Dutch footballer who primarily played for PSV as well as the Dutch national side.
Barbara Colby was an American actress.
Alfred Thomas "Fred" Davis was a farmer and a politician on the federal and provincial level in Canada.
Pierre Dupont , French songwriter, the son of a blacksmith, was born in Lyon.