Deaths in History in July 1998

  • Jul 3 Danielle Bunten Berry, American software developer (b. 1949)
  • Jul 7 Brigadier Theuns Swanepoel, South African Security Police notorious for ordering the police to shoot at protesting school children in 1976, 70
  • Jul 7 Moshood Abiola, 1993 Nigerian presidential election candidate and presumed winner of the inconclusive election, dies in detention at 60
  • Jul 12 Serge Lemoyne, French Canadian artist (b. 1941)
  • Jul 14 Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer (b. 1909)
  • Jul 16 John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915)
  • Jul 21 Alan Shepard, American astronaut and 1st American in space, dies of leukemia at 74
  • Jul 28 Lenny McLean, English bareknuckle fighter (b. 1949)
  • Jul 29 Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (b. 1918)