Famous Deaths in July 1964

  • Jul 1 Pierre Monteux, French/US conductor (Concert Bldg Orch), dies at 89
  • Jul 2 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash
  • Jul 11 Maurice Thorez, sec-general French communist party, dies at 64
  • Jul 12 William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies
  • Jul 19 Carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69
  • Jul 23 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
  • Jul 24 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies
  • Jul 26 Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and racing driver (b. 1884)
  • Jul 29 Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885)
  • Jul 31 Jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39