Deaths in History in July 1976

  • Jul 1 Anneliese Michel, German woman said to be possessed by demons (b. 1952)
  • Jul 4 Antoni SÅ‚onimski, Polish poet (b. 1895)
  • Jul 4 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda, at 30 years
  • Jul 6 Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (b. 1887)
  • Jul 7 Gustav Heinemann, German president, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Norman Foster, American actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies at 75
  • Jul 13 Frederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (b. 1884)
  • Jul 13 Joachim Peiper, German military leader (SS, by assassination; b. 1915)
  • Jul 15 Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78
  • Jul 16 Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA
  • Jul 19 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist, dies at 70
  • Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated
  • Jul 27 Ray Brennan, retired US Air Force captain, American Legion bookkeeper and the 1st American to die of "Legionnaire's Disease", dies of an apparent heart attack at 61
  • Jul 28 Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62
  • Jul 29 Mickey Cohen, American gangster (b. 1913)
  • Jul 30 Emil Solomon "Solly" Sachs, South African socialist, dies in London