Deaths in History in July 1982

  • Jul 4 Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
  • Jul 4 Terry Higgins, early British AIDS death (b. 1945)
  • Jul 8 Virginia Hall [Goillot], American spy with British Special Operations during WWII (1940-1966), dies at 76
  • Jul 10 Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, dies at 69
  • Jul 15 Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 16 Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • Jul 16 Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88
  • Jul 20 Okot p'Bitek, Ugandan poet (b. 1931)
  • Jul 21 Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58
  • Jul 23 Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer, dies at 82
  • Jul 25 Beene Dubbelboer, writer (Turfgasgenerator), dies at 76
  • Jul 25 Hal Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valiant) (b. 1892)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 29 Vladimir K. Zworykin, Russian-American inventor (development of television, cathode ray tube), dies at 82

  • Jul 29 Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
  • Jul 29 Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86