Deaths in History in July 1985

  • Jul 4 John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83
  • Jul 5 Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86
  • Jul 8 Gardner Cowles Jr, US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82
  • Jul 8 Simon Kuznets, US economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84
  • Jul 9 Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1896)
  • Jul 9 Jimmy Kinnon, Scottish founder of Narcotics Anonymous (b. 1911)
  • Jul 10 Fernando Pereira, military activist, murdered
  • Jul 16 Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • Jul 18 Shahnawaz Bhutto, son of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
  • Jul 19 Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish sci-fi author (The Whole Truth about Planet Xi), dies at 47
  • Jul 30 Julia Hall Bowman Robinson, American mathematician (b. 1919)
  • Jul 31 Eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78