Deaths in History in July 1973

  • Jul 2 Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (b. 1892)
  • Jul 7 Max Horkheimer, German philosopher and sociologist (Studies in prejudice), 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 23 Eddie Rickenbacker, American aviator "Ace of Aces" (WWI), dies at 82

Person of interestLouis St. Laurent

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)