On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 2013

  • Jul 1 William Gray III, American politician, dies from natural causes at 71
  • Jul 1 John Stanford, American college baseball coach/administrator (Middle Tennessee), dies at 77
  • Jul 1 William H. Gray III, American politician (Rep-D-PA, 1978-1991), dies at 71
  • Jul 2 Arlan Stangeland, American politician, dies at 83

Person of interestDouglas Engelbart

Jul 2 Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist (computer mouse, Engelbart's Law), dies at 88

Computer Scientist Douglas Engelbart
Computer Scientist
Douglas Engelbart
  • Jul 2 Sef Imkamp, Dutch politician, dies at 88
  • Jul 2 Bengt Hallberg, Swedish jazz pianist and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 2 Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American scientist and NASA astronaut, dies at 80
  • Jul 2 Fawzia Fuad, Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, dies at 91
  • Jul 3 Radu Vasile, Prime Minister of Romania (1998-99), dies at 70
  • Jul 7 Donald J. Irwin, American politician (32nd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut), dies from heart failure at 86
  • Jul 11 Eugene Wilkinson, American naval officer, dies at 94
  • Jul 11 Robert Crichton-Brown, Australian businessman and CEO (Rothmans International), dies at 93
  • Jul 12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jul 12 Alan Whicker, British journalist and TV broadcaster (Whicker's World), dies at 91
  • Jul 12 Amar Bose, American entrepreneur and academic (M.I.T., Bose Corporation), dies at 83

Person of interestCory Monteith

Jul 13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • Jul 13 Laurie Ann Frink, American big band jazz trumpeter and educator, dies of cancer at 61 [1]
  • Jul 14 Matt Batts, American MLB player, dies at 91
  • Jul 15 Earl Gros, American NFL running back (Green Bay), dies at 72
  • Jul 16 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norwegian ski jumper who took the Olympic oath in 1952, dies at 85
  • Jul 16 Barun De, Indian historian, dies at 80
  • Jul 17 Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, dies from natural causes at 84
  • Jul 19 Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), dies from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • Jul 19 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, dies from heart failure at 89
  • Jul 19 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Jul 19 Poncie Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), dies from heart failure at 80
  • Jul 22 Lawrie Reilly, Scottish soccer striker (38 caps; Hibernian 253 games, 185 goals), dies at 84
  • Jul 22 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • Jul 23 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from pneumonia at 84
  • Jul 23 Emile Griffith, American boxer, (world welterweight, middleweight & junior middleweight champion), dies of dementia complications at 75
  • Jul 24 Nikos Mamangakis, Greek classical and electronic music composer, dies at 84
  • Jul 25 Bernadette Lafont, French actress (Perils of Gwendoline), dies from cardiac arrest at 74
  • Jul 25 Mike Shipley, Australian audio engineer (Paper Airplane), commits suicide at 56
  • Jul 26 J. J. Cale, American rock guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Jul 26 Rolf Haufs, German writer, dies at 77
  • Jul 27 Lindy Boggs [Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs], American political administrator, dies from natural causes at 97
  • Jul 28 Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), dies from bladder cancer at 80
  • Jul 28 George Scott, American MLB player, dies at 69
  • Jul 28 Rita Reys [Maria Reijs], Dutch jazz singer, dies from a intracranial hemorrhage at 88
  • Jul 28 Frank Castillo, American MLB player, drowns at 44
  • Jul 28 William Scranton, American Republican Party politician and diplomat, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 96
  • Jul 29 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), dies from heart failure at 27
  • Jul 31 Michael Ansara, American actor (Broken Arrow, Centennial), dies at 91