Deaths in History in July 1934

  • Jul 3 Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies
  • Jul 4 Hayyim Nahman Bialik, Jewish poet, dies at 61

Person of interestMarie Curie

Jul 4 Marie Skłodowska-Curie, French-Polish Physicist/Chemist, 1st woman to win Nobel Prize (1903, 1911) dies at 66 of radiation poisoning

Physicist Marie Curie
Marie Curie
  • Jul 4 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), dies at 66
  • Jul 6 Warden Uncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish landlord/writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer, dies at 1934
  • Jul 12 Ole Evinrude, Norwegian-American inventor and industrialist (b. 1877)

Person of interestKate Sheppard

Jul 13 Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragette and the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, dies at 87

Suffragette Kate Sheppard
Kate Sheppard
  • Jul 15 Jules Renkin, Belgian PM (1931-32), dies
  • Jul 16 Alaska P. Davidson, America's first female FBI agent, dies at 66

Person of interestJohn Dillinger

Jul 22 John Dillinger, Notorious American bank robber, shot dead at 31 by federal agents at the Biograph Theater in Chicago

Gangster John Dillinger
John Dillinger
  • Jul 25 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian chancellor assassinated by nazis
  • Jul 25 François Coty, French perfume manufacturer (b. 1874)
  • Jul 25 Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader, dies at 45
  • Jul 27 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17), dies at 79