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July 2nd

159 Notable deaths

Ernest Hemingway

American author and journalist (1899-1961).

Born July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1961 at 61 years old in Ketchum (ballistic trauma). [ref]

James Stewart

American actor (1908-1997).

Born May 20th, 1908 in Indiana County. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1997 at 89 years old in Beverly Hills (cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, thrombosis, pulmonary embolism). [ref]

Amelia Earhart

American aviation pioneer and author.

Born July 24th, 1897 in Atchison County. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1937 at 39 years old in Pacific Ocean.

Elie Wiesel

Romanian-born american writer, professor, political activist, nobel laureate, and holocaust survivor (1928-2016).

Born September 30th, 1928 in Sighetu Marmației. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 2016 at 87 years old in Manhattan. [ref]

Lee Iacocca

American businessman.

Born October 15th, 1924 in Allentown.

Died July 2nd, 2019 at 94 years old in Bel Air (Parkinson's disease). [ref]

Fred Gwynne

American actor and writer (1926-1993).

Born July 10th, 1926 in New York City. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1993 at 66 years old in Taneytown (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Vladimir Nabokov

Russian-american novelist, lepidopterist, professor.

Born April 22nd, 1899 in Saint Petersburg. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1977 at 78 years old in Montreux (disease). [ref]

Andrés Escobar

Colombian footballer (1967-1994).

Born March 13th, 1967 in Rasht.

Died July 2nd, 1994 at 27 years old in Medellín.

Margaux Hemingway

American fashion model and actress.

Born February 16th, 1955 in Portland.

Died July 2nd, 1996 at 41 years old in Santa Monica (barbiturate overdose). [ref]

Betty Grable

American model, actor, singer and dancer (1916-1973).

Born December 18th, 1916 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died July 2nd, 1973 at 56 years old in Santa Monica (lung cancer). [ref]

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