Famous Deaths in July 1957

  • Jul 3 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
  • Jul 3 Judy Tyler [Judith Mae Hess], American actress (Jailhouse Rock, Bop Girl Goes Calypso) and Miss Stardust (1949), dies in car crash with 2nd husband Gregory Lafayette (19) at 24
  • Jul 3 Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player, dies at 66
  • Jul 4 Gregory Lafayette (19) dies from injuries sustained in a car crash that killed his wife, actress Judy Tyler (24), the day earlier
  • Jul 5 Charles Sherwood Noble, American-born inventor
  • Jul 8 Grace Goodhue Coolidge, American First Lady (1923-29), dies at 78
  • Jul 8 Henry FĂ©vrier, French composer, dies at 81
  • Jul 8 William Adlington Cadbury, English chocolate maker, dies at 89
  • Jul 9 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 9 Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies
  • Jul 10 Sholem Asch, Polish-Jewish novelist and playwright (East River, Three Cities), dies at 77

Person of interestAga Khan III

Jul 11 Aga Khan III, Pakistani 48th Shia Iman, dies at 79

48th Shia Imam Aga Khan III
48th Shia Imam
Aga Khan III
  • Jul 15 George Cleveland, Canadian actor (Mystery Liner, Courage of Lassie), dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Jul 15 Marie C of Zeggelen, author (Dessajongen), dies at 87
  • Jul 15 James M. Cox, American politician (b. 1870)
  • Jul 15 Vasily Maklakov, Russian orator and liberal politician (b. 1869)
  • Jul 19 Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt), dies at 59
  • Jul 20 Phil Hanna, singer (Once Upon a Tune), dies at 46
  • Jul 21 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies
  • Jul 21 Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
  • Jul 23 G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61
  • Jul 24 Sacha Guitry, French actor and playwright (Deburan, The Story of a Cheat), dies at 72
  • Jul 26 Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), assassinated by a palace guard with leftist sympathies at 42
  • Jul 28 Edith Abbott, American social worker and educator (University of Chicago Social Sciences), dies at 80
  • Jul 30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 76