Deaths in History in July 1973

  • Jul 2 Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (b. 1892)
  • Jul 4 Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39
  • Jul 7 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 78
  • Jul 16 Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91
  • Jul 19 Vasily Dmiotriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 33
  • Jul 20 Robert Smithson, American land artist (b. 1938)
  • Jul 21 Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), dies after long illness at 69
  • Jul 23 Eddie Rickenbacker, American aviator "Ace of Aces" (WWI), dies at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 25 Louis St. Laurent, 12th Prime Minister of Canada, dies of natural causes at 91

12th Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent
12th Prime Minister of Canada
Louis St. Laurent
  • Jul 29 Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)