Deaths in History in July 1966

  • Jul 1 Pauline Boty, English artist, dies of cancer at 29
  • Jul 2 Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (The Beetle), dies at 67
  • Jul 3 Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, theorist, dies at 81
  • Jul 4 Dorothy Aldis, American children's writer, dies at 70
  • Jul 5 George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)
  • Jul 6 Anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
  • Jul 7 Carmelita Geraghty, dies of heart attack at 65
  • Jul 11 Delmore Schwartz, US poet/critic (Shenandoah), dies at 52
  • Jul 12 D T Suzuki, Zen Buddhism scholar, dies in Tokyo Japan at 96
  • Jul 14 Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878)
  • Jul 20 Julien Carette, French actor (Sylvia & the Phantom), dies of burns at 68
  • Jul 21 Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83
  • Jul 25 Frank O'Hara, American writer and poet, dies after being hit by a car at 40
  • Jul 31 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87