Famous Deaths on July 1st, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Lawrence Herkimer, American "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), dies at 89
  • Sir Nicholas Winton, English Humanitarian ('British Schindler' - saved 600 children from Nazis), dies at 106
  • Val Doonican [Michael Valentine], Irish singer and entertainer, dies at 88