On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1974

Person of interestJuan Perón

Jul 1 Juan Perón, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), dies of a heart attack at 78

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón
  • Jul 1 Kick Smit, Dutch soccer striker and manager (29 caps; HFC Haarlem), dies at 62
  • Jul 3 John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (God Without Thunder), dies at 86
  • Jul 4 Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies
  • Jul 4 Francis Bull, Norwegian writer (Norsk literature historian), dies at 86
  • Jul 6 Carlos Isamitt, Chilean composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 9 Sonia Gaskell, Russian-Dutch choreographer (Diaghilev), dies at 70
  • Jul 9 Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies

Person of interestEarl Warren

Jul 9 Earl Warren, Governor of California and 14th US Supreme Court Chief Justice (1953-69), dies at 83

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • Jul 9 Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer, dies at 90
  • Jul 11 Pär Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1891)
  • Jul 13 Patrick Blackett, British physicist (Nobel 1948 - nuclear reaction), dies at 76
  • Jul 14 Henri Smajda, Tunis/French publisher (Combat), commits suicide at 77
  • Jul 14 Carl Spaatz, American World War II general and 1st Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, dies at 83
  • Jul 15 Christine Chubbuck, American TV news reporter, commits suicide live on TV at 29
  • Jul 17 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63

  • Jul 19 Joseph "Joe" Flynn, American character actor (McHale's Navy, Batman), dies of a heart attack while swimming at 59
  • Jul 19 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian-American soccer player, dies at 69
  • Jul 20 Allen Jenkins, American actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), dies at 74
  • Jul 21 Willem F. K. Hussem, Dutch painter and poet (Steltlopen on Sea), dies at 74
  • Jul 22 Edna Lewis Thomas, American actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
  • Jul 22 Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • Jul 22 Wayne L Morse, (Sen-D-Oregon), dies at 73
  • Jul 23 Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
  • Jul 24 Chris Chubbock, newscaster, shoots self on air
  • Jul 24 Ernest Milton, actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84

Person of interestJames Chadwick

Jul 24 James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935, discovered neutron), dies at 82

Physicist James Chadwick
James Chadwick
  • Jul 26 Arthur K Watson, US businessman (IBM), dies at 55
  • Jul 27 Lightning Slim, blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61
  • Jul 27 Lightnin' Slim [Otis Hicks], American Louisiana blues electric guitarist, singer, and songwriter ("Bad Luck And Trouble"), dies of stomach cancer at 64
  • Jul 28 Jack Ellis, Australian cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • Jul 28 Truman Bradley, American TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69
  • Jul 29 "Mama" Cass Elliot, American rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), dies from a heart attack in London at 32
  • Jul 29 Erich Kästner, German author (b. 1899)
  • Jul 30 Lev Knipper, Soviet composer, dies at 75