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July 15th

157 Notable deaths

Gianni Versace

Italian fashion designer (1946-1997).

Born December 2nd, 1946 in Reggio Calabria. [ref]

Died July 15th, 1997 at 50 years old in Miami Beach (murder). [ref]

Robert Wadlow

American who was the tallest recorded person in history.

Born February 22nd, 1918 in Alton.

Died July 15th, 1940 at 22 years old in Manistee (infection).

Christine Chubbuck

American television news reporter.

Born August 24th, 1944 in Hudson.

Died July 15th, 1974 at 29 years old in Sarasota (shot to the head).

Martin Landau

American actor and acting coach (1928-2017).

Born June 20th, 1928 in Brooklyn.

Died July 15th, 2017 at 89 years old in Los Angeles (heart failure). [ref]

Anton Chekhov

Russian dramatist and author (1860–1904).

Born January 17th, 1860 in Taganrog. [ref]

Died July 15th, 1904 at 44 years old in Badenweiler (tuberculosis). [ref]

John J. Pershing

United states army general in world war i.

Born September 13th, 1860 in Laclede.

Died July 15th, 1948 at 87 years old in Washington, D.C. (heart failure).

Qandeel Baloch

Pakistani model, actress, feminist activist and social media celebrity.

Born March 1st, 1990 in Dera Ghazi Khan.

Died July 15th, 2016 at 26 years old in Multan (asphyxia). [ref]

Dana Hill

American actress (1964–1996).

Born May 6th, 1964 in Encino.

Died July 15th, 1996 at 32 years old in Burbank (stroke).

Maryam Mirzakhani

Iranian mathematician.

Born May 3rd, 1977 in Tehran. [ref]

Died July 15th, 2017 at 40 years old in Stanford (breast cancer). [ref]

Julia Lennon

Mother of english musician john lennon.

Born March 12th, 1914 in Liverpool.

Died July 15th, 1958 at 44 years old in Liverpool (struck by vehicle).

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