Famous Deaths in July 1964

  • Jul 1 Pierre Monteux, French-American conductor (Concert Bldg Orchestra), dies at 89
  • Jul 2 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, American auto racer (Daytona 500 1962), dies from injuries in May 24 crash at 35
  • Jul 11 Maurice Thorez, sec-general French communist party, dies at 64
  • Jul 12 William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies
  • Jul 19 Carol Veazie, actress (Maude-Norby), dies at 69
  • Jul 20 Anna Vyrubova, Russian lady-in-waiting, the best friend and confidante of Tsaritsa Alexandra Fyodorovna, dies at 80
  • Jul 23 Jan de Vries, Dutch scholar of Germanic linguistics and Germanic mythology, dies at 74
  • Jul 24 Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies
  • Jul 26 Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and auto racer (1931 Le Mans), dies at 80
  • Jul 29 Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885)
  • Jul 31 Jim Reeves, American country singer and actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), dies in air crash at 39