On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1946

  • Jul 2 Anthony Overton, publisher/cosmetics manufacturer/banker, dies at 81
  • Jul 4 Othenio Able, Austrian artist, fossil creator and founder of paleobiology, dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp overseer (b. 1922)
  • Jul 6 Jeanne Lanvin, French fashion designer and perfumer (Lavin), dies at 79
  • Jul 8 Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Russian composer {Alexnadrov Ensemble}, dies at 63
  • Jul 10 Sidney Hillman, Lithuanian-American union leader (Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union; Congress of Industrial Organizations), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Jul 12 Ray Stannard Baker, American journalist (Puliter Prize 1940), dies at 76

Alfred Stieglitz

Jul 13 Alfred Stieglitz, American photographer and art dealer (Camera Work), dies at 82

  • Jul 15 Razor Smith, English cricket spin bowler (245 first class matches, Surry CCC), dies at 68
  • Jul 17 Draža Mihailović, Serbian WWII hero and war criminal, executed at 53
  • Jul 20 Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, American trombonist and plunger mute pioneer (Duke Ellington Orchestra), dies of a stroke at 42
  • Jul 21 Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908)
  • Jul 23 James Maxton, Scottish politician, Leader of the Independent Labour Party, dies at 61
  • Jul 25 Narziss Ach, German psychologist (Analyse des Willens), dies at 74
  • Jul 26 Morris Hirshfield, Polish/American painter, dies
  • Jul 27 Gertrude Stein, US/Fren author/poet (Ida, Tender Buttons), dies at 72