Famous Deaths on July 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • August Derleth, American writer and editor (b. 1909)
  • Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient) dies of leukemia at 29
  • Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Thomas C Hart, US admiral/commander (Pacific Fleet), dies at 94