On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in July 1963

  • Jul 1 Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies
  • Jul 2 Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Bernard Freyberg, Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1889)
  • Jul 25 Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (discovered the method of electroconvulsive therapy), dies at 85
  • Jul 27 Garrett Morgan, American inventor (gas mask and traffic signal), dies at 86