Died On July 5th

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Discover the most famous people who died on July 5. The list includes people like Ted Williams, Walter Gropius, Cy Twombly, John Curtin, Leo McCarey. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, chemists, journalists and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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Ted Williams
(One of the Greatest Hitters in Baseball History)
Ted Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 2 
Otto Skorzeny
(German SS - Obersturmbannführer During World War II)
Otto Skorzeny
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1975
 3 
Katy Jurado
(Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor)
Katy Jurado
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Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: 2002
 4 
Bob Probert
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Bob Probert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: 2010
 5 
Richard Donner
(Director Best Known for His 1978 Film 'Superman')
Richard Donner
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Birthdate: April 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Nick Cordero
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Birthdate: September 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2020
 7 
Nicéphore Niépce
(Creator of World's First Permanent Photographic Image)
Nicéphore Niépce
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Birthdate: March 7, 1765
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chalon-sur-Saône
Died: 1833
 8 
Walter Gropius
(Architect)
Walter Gropius
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1969
 9 
John Curtin
(14th Prime Minister of Australia (1941 - 1945))
John Curtin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: 1945
 10 
Harry James
(Musician)
Harry James
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: 1983
 11 
Cy Twombly
(American Painter, Sculptor and Photographer Known for His Graffiti-Style Paintings and for Large-Scale Works)
Cy Twombly
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Birthdate: April 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lexington, Virginia, United States
Died: 2011
 12 
Carole Landis
(Actress)
Carole Landis
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Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 1948
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Stamford Raffles
(Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen (1818-24))
Stamford Raffles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1781
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Morant, Jamaica
Died: 1826
 14 
Sid Luckman
(American Football Player)
Sid Luckman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
James Stockdale
(Aviator, Politician)
James Stockdale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abingdon, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005
 16 
Tom Mboya
(One of the Founding Fathers of Republic of Kenya and First Secretary General of ‘KANU’)
Tom Mboya
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kilima Mbogo, Kenya
Died: 1969
 17 
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist, Songwriter)
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 21, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thalayolaparambu
Died: 1994
 18 
Leo McCarey
(Film Director)
Leo McCarey
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Birthdate: October 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: 1969
 19 
George Melly
(Jazz Singer)
George Melly
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: 2007
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Ragaa Al Geddawy
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Birthdate: September 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ismailia, Egypt
Died: 2020
 21 
George de Hevesy
(Hungarian Radiochemist Known for His Key Role in the Development of 'Radioactive Tracers')
George de Hevesy
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1966
 22 
Claude Lanzmann
(French filmmaker known for the Holocaust documentary film Shoah (1985))
Claude Lanzmann
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Birthdate: November 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bois-Colombes, France
Died: 2018
 23 
Albrecht Kossel
(Biochemist)
Albrecht Kossel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: 1927
 24 
Clarence Walton Lillehei
(Pioneer of Open-Heart Surgery)
Clarence Walton Lillehei
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1999
 25 
Longqing Emperor
(Emperor of Ming dynasty)
Longqing Emperor
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Birthdate: March 4, 1537
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: China
Died: 1572
 26 
Yoichiro Nambu
(Former Physicist known for for the discovery in 1960 of the mechanism of spontaneous broken symmetry in subatomic physics)
Yoichiro Nambu
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2015
 27 
Max Klinger
(Painter)
Max Klinger
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Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1920
 28 
Maria Pia of Savoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Turin, Sardinia
Died: 1911
 29 
George Johnstone Stoney
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 15, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Offaly
Died: 1911
 30 
Joseph Proust
(Chemist)
Joseph Proust
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 26, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: 1826
 31 
Bruce Fairchild Barton
(American author)
Bruce Fairchild Barton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Robbins, Tennessee
Died: 1967
 32 
Jean-Louis Tauran
(Cardinal of the Catholic Church)
Jean-Louis Tauran
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: 2018
 33 
Nasr Abu Zayd
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ṭanṭā, Egypt
Died: 2010
 34 
Sharifah Aini
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yishun Nee Soon, Singapore
Died: 2014
 35 
Rodger Ward
(Aviator)
Rodger Ward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beloit, Kansas, United States
Died: 2004
 36 
Dorothea Jordan
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Birthdate: November 22, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: 1816
 37 
Antonio de Nebrija
(Writer, Linguist)
Antonio de Nebrija
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Birthdate: 1441 AD
Birthplace: Lebrija, Spain
Died: 1522
 38 
Johnny Speight
(Former scriptwriter known for Till Death Us Do Part (1965))
Johnny Speight
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canning Town, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1998
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Porfirio Rubirosa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: 1965
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Juri Jarvet
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Birthdate: June 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: 1995
 41 
Kenneth Lay
(Business Leader)
Kenneth Lay
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: 2006
 42 
Takeo Fukuda
(Prime Minister of Japan (1976 - 1978))
Takeo Fukuda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gunma, Japan
Died: 1995
 43 
Anthony Zaccaria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
Died: 1539
 44 
Raffaella Carra
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Birthdate: June 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Nǃxau ǂToma
(Farmer, Actor)
Nǃxau ǂToma
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Birthdate: December 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsumkwe, Namibia
Died: 2003
Lady Flora Hastings
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Died: 1839
 47 
Zhang Aiping
(Military Leader)
Zhang Aiping
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: China
Died: 2003
 48 
Lloyd Groff Copeman
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Birthdate: December 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hadley, Michigan, United States
Died: 1956
 49 
Armen Gilliam
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Armen Gilliam
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 50 
Keenan Milton
(Skateboarder)
Keenan Milton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States
Died: 2001