Deaths in History on July 3

  • 683 Leo II, Pope (681-83), dies
  • 1090 Egbert II van Brunswick, Fries count, dies in battle
  • 1570 Antonio Paleario, Italian humanist, executed by inquisition at 67
  • 1642 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
  • 1672 Francis Willughby, English biologist (b. 1635)
  • 1704 Sophia Alekseyevna, regent of Russia (b. 1657)
  • 1749 William Jones, Welsh mathematician (b. 1675)
  • 1778 Anna Maria Pertl Mozart, mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1720)
  • 1795 Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
  • 1795 Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
  • 1858 Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter (b. 1806)
  • 1862 William Barksdale, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 40
  • 1863 Alonzo Hersford Cushing, US Union lt, dies in battle at about 22
  • 1863 Lewis Addison Armistead, Confederate brigadier general Gettysburg/dies in battle at 46
  • 1863 Little Crow, [Ta-oya-te-duta], Santee Sioux indian chief, dies
  • 1863 Richard Brooke Garnett, US Confederate Brigadier General, dies in battle at 45
  • 1863 Samuel Kosciuzko Zook, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 40
  • 1863 Richard B. Garnett, Confederate Brigadier General, killed during Pickett's Charge, Battle of Gettysburg at 45
  • 1863 George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
  • 1890 Gilman Marston, American Brigadier General (Union volunteers) and politician (R-NH), dies at 78
  • 1904 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies
  • 1904 Edouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)
  • 1908 Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
  • 1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1916 henrietta (Hetty) Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies at 81

The Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green
The Witch of Wall Street
Hetty Green
  • 1918 Sultan Mehmed V of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1844)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1933 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • 1934 Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
  • 1935 André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  • 1942 Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (b. 1856)
  • 1948 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
  • 1954 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)
  • 1965 Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
  • 1966 Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, theorist, dies at 81
  • 1970 Frances Parkinson Keyes, American novelist (Dinner at Antoine's), dies at 84
  • 1974 John C Ransom, US poet (World's Body), dies
  • 1977 Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered
  • 1983 John Fleming (Jack) Brock, scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, 78
  • 1984 Raoul Salan, French general/OAS leader (Algeria), dies at 85
  • 1989 Andrei Gromyko, Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday
  • 1990 Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
  • 1990 Maurice Girodias, French publisher, dies at 71
  • 1992 Arline Bletcher, entertainer, dies of natural causes at 99
  • 1992 Marc Tannenbaum, rabbi (only Jew to attend Vatican II), dies at 66
  • 1993 "Curly" Joe DeRita, last of Three Stooges, dies of pneumonia at 83
  • 1994 Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
  • 1994 Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54
  • 1994 Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85
  • 1995 Albert Hardy, photographer, dies at 82
  • 1995 Gil Wolman, situationist, dies at 65
  • 1998 Danielle Bunten Berry, American software developer (b. 1949)
  • 2001 Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (b. 1931)
  • 2003 Gaetano Alibrandi, Papal diplomat (b. 1914)
  • 2004 Andrian Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1929)
  • 2005 Gaylord Nelson, American politician (b. 1916)
  • 2006 Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)
  • 2007 Alice Timander, Swedish dentist (b. 1915)
  • 2009 John A. Keel, American Fortean, television scriptwriter, author of The Mothman Prophecies (b. 1930)
  • 2015 Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, dies at 90