On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1934

  • Jul 3 Henry, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince consort of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1901-34), dies at 58
  • Jul 4 Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jewish poet, dies at 61

Marie Curie

Jul 4 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), dies at 66

  • Jul 6 Edward Vermeulen, Flemish writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 7 Doodles Tapscott, cricketer (South African batsman 1922-23), dies
  • Jul 8 Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer, dies at 86
  • Jul 9 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, dies at 55
  • Jul 12 Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American industrialist and inventor (outboard marine engine), dies at 57

Kate Sheppard

Jul 13 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87

  • Jul 15 Jules Renkin, Belgian politician (28th Prime Minister of Belgium 1931-32), dies at 71
  • Jul 16 Alaska P. Davidson, America's first female FBI agent, dies at 66

John Dillinger

Jul 22 John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, shot dead at 31 by federal agents at the Biograph Theater in Chicago

  • Jul 24 Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, dies at 54
  • Jul 25 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor, assassinated by Nazis at 41
  • Jul 25 Fran├žois Coty, French perfume manufacturer, dies at 60
  • Jul 25 Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader, dies at 45
  • Jul 26 Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (Little Nemo), dies at 63
  • Jul 27 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79
  • Jul 28 Louis Tancred, South African cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies at 57

Marie Dressler

Jul 28 Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress (Dinner at 8, Anna Christie), dies at 65 of cancer

  • Jul 29 Didier Pitre, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Montreal Canadiens), dies of acute indigestion at 50