Famous Deaths in July 1958

  • Jul 1 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies
  • Jul 1 Harry Nicholls Holmes, Dr (crystallized vitamin A), dies at 78
  • Jul 1 Rudolf von Laban, Czech/Ger choreographer (modern dance), dies at 78
  • Jul 4 Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
  • Jul 7 Raymond Hackett, dies at 55
  • Jul 11 Karel Wellens, Flemish painter, dies at 69
  • Jul 13 Karl Erb, German tenor, dies on 81st birthday
  • Jul 14 Abdoel Illah, crown prince of Iraq, murdered
  • Jul 14 Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58), assassinated at Baghdad
  • Jul 14 Franciscus J Feron, vicar-general of Roermond, dies at 62
  • Jul 14 Noeri el-Said, premier of Iraq, murdered
  • Jul 15 Julia Lennon, mother of Beatle John, dies in an auto accident
  • Jul 15 Nuries-Said, Iraqi soldier/statesman, assassinated, dies
  • Jul 18 Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker), dies at 84
  • Jul 18 John Gobau, Flem/Dutch actor (Death of Business Traveller), dies at 67
  • Jul 19 Robert Earl Hughes, weighed 1,041 lbs (473 kg), dies at 32
  • Jul 20 Franklin Pangborn, dies at 69
  • Jul 22 Karl Nunes, cricketer (1st WI Test captain 1928), dies
  • Jul 22 Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian author and satirist, dies at 62
  • Jul 25 Harry Warner, US movie pioneer (Warner Bros), dies at 81
  • Jul 27 Claire Chennault, American military leader (b. 1893)
  • Jul 29 Charles O'Malley, actor in silent westerns (Iron Horse), dies at 61
  • Jul 30 Alexander Albrecht, composer, dies at 72