On This Day

Deaths in History in July 1965

  • Jul 3 Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
  • Jul 5 Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909)
  • Jul 7 Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (1954-55), dies at 70
  • Jul 10 Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66
  • Jul 13 Photis Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer, dies at 69

Person of interestAdlai Stevenson II

Jul 14 Adlai Stevenson II, American politician (US Ambassador to UN, 1961-65; Governor of Illinois, 1949-53; Democratic presidential candidate, 1952 & 1956), dies at 65

US Governor and Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson II
US Governor and Presidential Candidate
Adlai Stevenson II
  • Jul 15 Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908)

Person of interestSyngman Rhee

Jul 19 Syngman Rhee, 1st President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee
First President of South Korea
Syngman Rhee
  • Jul 27 Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
  • Jul 28 Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (boy detectives club books), dies at 70
  • Jul 30 Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79