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 
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
 3 
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)
 4 
Bob Probert
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Bob Probert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: 2010
 5 
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
 6 
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
 7 
Walter Gropius
(Architect)
Walter Gropius
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1969
 8 
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)
 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 
Stamford Raffles
(Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen and Founder of Modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements)
Stamford Raffles
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1781
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Morant, Jamaica
Died: 1826
 13 
Nick Cordero
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Birthdate: September 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: 2020
 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
(US Navy Vice Admiral & Aviator Who was Prisoner of War for Over Seven Years in the Vietnam War)
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 
George Melly
(British Jazz and Blues 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)
 18 
Ragaa Al Geddawy
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Birthdate: September 6, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ismailia, Egypt
Died: 2020
 19 
Clarence Walton Lillehei
(American Surgeon Who Pioneered 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
 20 
Albrecht Kossel
(Biochemist)
Albrecht Kossel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rostock, Germany
Died: 1927
 21 
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
 22 
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
 23 
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
 24 
Longqing Emperor
(Emperor of Ming dynasty)
Longqing Emperor
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Birthdate: March 4, 1537
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: China
Died: 1572
 25 
Romulus
(First king of Rome)
Romulus
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Birthdate: 0771 BC
Birthplace: Alba Longa, Italy
Died: 0717
 26 
Yoichiro Nambu
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese-American Physicist)
Yoichiro Nambu
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2015
 27 
H. Richard Niebuhr
(Theologian)
H. Richard Niebuhr
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Birthdate: September 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wright City, Missouri, United States
Died: 1962
 28 
Leo McCarey
(Film Director)
Leo McCarey
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: 1969
 29 
George Johnstone Stoney
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 15, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Offaly
Died: 1911
 30 
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
 31 
Joseph Proust
(French Chemist Best Known for His Discovery of the Law of Definite Proportions)
Joseph Proust
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 26, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: 1826
 32 
Max Klinger
(Painter)
Max Klinger
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Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1920
 33 
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
 34 
Dorothea Jordan
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Birthdate: November 22, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: 1816
 35 
Nasr Abu Zayd
(Egyptian Quranic Author, Thinker, Academic and One of the Most Important Liberal Theologians in Islam)
Nasr Abu Zayd
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Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ṭanṭā, Egypt
Died: 2010
 36 
Mika Myllylä
(Legendary Finnish Cross-Country Skier and Gold Medalist, Who Was Caught Doping)
Mika Myllylä
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haapajärvi, Finland
Died: 2011
 37 
Sharifah Aini
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yishun Nee Soon, Singapore
Died: 2014
 38 
Antonio de Nebrija
(Writer, Linguist)
Antonio de Nebrija
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Birthdate: 1441 AD
Birthplace: Lebrija, Spain
Died: 1522
 39 
Johnny Speight
(Former scriptwriter known for Till Death Us Do Part (1965))
Johnny Speight
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canning Town, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1998
 40 
Juri Jarvet
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Birthdate: June 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: 1995
Lady Flora Hastings
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Died: 1839
 42 
Raffaella Carra
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Birthdate: June 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
John McCririck
(Journalist, Television presenter)
John McCririck
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Birthdate: April 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Surbiton, Surrey, England
Died: 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Zhang Aiping
(Military Leader)
Zhang Aiping
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: China
Died: 2003
 45 
Phan Thanh Gian
(Government official)
Phan Thanh Gian
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1796
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Biên Hòa Province
Died: 1867
 46 
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
 47 
Georges Bernanos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1948
 48 
Georges Jacob
(Furniture maker)
Georges Jacob
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1739
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cheny, France
Died: 1814
 49 
Robert Burchfield
(Lexicographer)
Robert Burchfield
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Whanganui, New Zealand
Died: 2004
 50 
Porfirio Rubirosa
(Dominican Diplomat and Race Car Driver)
Porfirio Rubirosa
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: 1965
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)