Famous Deaths in July 1992

  • Jul 1 Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer (Amarcord), dies
  • Jul 1 Francisco Mendes, Guinea-Bissauan politician (b. 1933)
  • Jul 2 Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies
  • Jul 2 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist, dies at 42
  • Jul 2 Franco Cristaldi, Italian producer/Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies
  • Jul 2 Jose Monje, [Camaron de la Isla], Spanish flamenco singer, dies
  • Jul 3 Arline Bletcher, entertainer, dies of natural causes at 99
  • Jul 3 Marc Tannenbaum, rabbi (only Jew to attend Vatican II), dies at 66
  • Jul 4 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Joe Newman, US jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies at 69
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown, British singer/actress (Love at Stake), dies at 59
  • Jul 6 Edgardo Pallero, Argentina producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies
  • Jul 6 Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne and Guinness brewing heir, dies at 86

Person of interestMarsha P. Johnson

Jul 6 Marsha P. Johnson [born Malcolm Michaels Jr.], African-American gay liberation and AIDS activist, drag queen, and transgender pioneer (Gay Liberation Front, S.T.A.R.), dies under suspicious circumstances at 46

Transgender activist and drag queen Marsha P. Johnson
Transgender activist and drag queen
Marsha P. Johnson
  • Jul 7 Ruurd Faber, Dutch politician and Mayor of Aalten (1971-75), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Eric Savareid, News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Kelvin Coe, Australian ballerina (A'sch Ballet/Bolshoi Ballet), dies
  • Jul 9 Eric Sevareid, American reporter (b. 1912)
  • Jul 11 Annette Fischer, Danish chairman Amnesty International, dies in a car crash at 46
  • Jul 11 Antoon Hubben, Dutch Mayor of Maasbree and trade union leader, dies at 73
  • Jul 12 Albert Pierrepont, last British executioner (433 men/17 women), dies
  • Jul 12 Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies
  • Jul 13 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFLer (Philadelphia Eagles), dies at 76
  • Jul 13 Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist, dies at 78
  • Jul 15 Henk van der Molen, guitarist/composer/writer (Martine Bijl), dies
  • Jul 15 Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan's most noted journalist (b. 1960)
  • Jul 15 Hammer DeRoburt, first President of Nauru (b. 1922)
  • Jul 16 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • Jul 16 Buck Buchanan, NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), dies at 51
  • Jul 16 Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies
  • Jul 18 Jan Pelleboer, Dutch meteorologist, dies
  • Jul 18 Mollie Parnis, American fashion designer (Mamie Eisenhower), dies in her 90s (she had long refused to disclose her exact age)
  • Jul 18 Rudolf Ising, cartoonist (Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • Jul 18 Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
  • Jul 19 Bert Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Dutch marionette theater), dies
  • Jul 19 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79
  • Jul 19 Paolo Borsellino, Italian anti-mafia judge, murdered by mafia
  • Jul 22 David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37
  • Jul 22 Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, model, actor, and rodeo performer (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 23 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
  • Jul 23 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), dies at 69
  • Jul 24 Arletty [Arlette-lĂ©onie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • Jul 24 Khaled Mahmoud Saeed, asst to Palestine terrorist Abu Nidal, murdered
  • Jul 24 Lillian Oppenheimer, orgamist, dies of a heart attack at 93
  • Jul 24 Sam Berger, Canadian football owner (b. 1900)
  • Jul 25 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 25 Hope Miller, actress (Bwana Devil), dies of breast cancer at 63
  • Jul 26 Mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49
  • Jul 26 Ron Webber, dies of cancer at 60
  • Jul 27 Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jul 27 Max Dupain, Australian photographer, dies at 81
  • Jul 29 William Mathias, Welsh composer (wrote for 1981 royal wedding), dies at 57
  • Jul 29 Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered
  • Jul 30 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), dies of throat cancer at 76
  • Jul 30 Joe Shuster, co creator (Superman), dies at 78
  • Jul 30 Titti Sotto, latin songwriter, dies at 48 of aids
  • Jul 31 G Harold Carswell, supreme court justice candidate 1970, dies at 72
  • Jul 31 Joseph L George, dies of cancer at 65
  • Jul 31 Ralph Strait, dies of heart attack at 56
  • Jul 31 Sjoerd de Free, reporter (Radio Herrijzend Netherland), dies