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July 20th

144 Notable deaths

Bruce Lee

Hong kong-american actor, martial artist (1940-1973).

Born November 27th, 1940 in San Francisco Chinese Hospital. [ref]

Died July 20th, 1973 at 32 years old in Kowloon Tong (cerebral edema). [ref]

Chester Bennington

American singer (1976–2017).

Born March 20th, 1976 in Phoenix.

Died July 20th, 2017 at 41 years old in Palos Verdes Estates (hanging). [ref]

Tammy Faye Messner

American evangelist (1942-2007).

Born March 7th, 1942 in International Falls.

Died July 20th, 2007 at 65 years old in Loch Lloyd (lung cancer, colorectal cancer).

Pancho Villa

Mexican revolutionary (1878-1923).

Born June 5th, 1878 in San Juan del Río, Durango.

Died July 20th, 1923 at 45 years old in Hidalgo del Parral (ballistic trauma).

Guglielmo Marconi

Italian inventor and radio pioneer (1874-1937).

Born April 25th, 1874 in Bologna. [ref]

Died July 20th, 1937 at 63 years old in Rome.

Vince Foster

American lawyer (1945-1993).

Born January 15th, 1945 in Hope.

Died July 20th, 1993 at 48 years old in Fairfax County.

James Doohan

Canadian actor.

Born March 3rd, 1920 in Vancouver. [ref]

Died July 20th, 2005 at 85 years old in Redmond (pneumonia). [ref]

Wilhelm, German Crown Prince

German crown prince (1882-1951).

Born May 6th, 1882 in Potsdam.

Died July 20th, 1951 at 69 years old in Hechingen (disease).

Lucian Freud

British painter and engraver (1922-2011).

Born December 8th, 1922 in Berlin. [ref]

Died July 20th, 2011 at 88 years old in London. [ref]

Mildred Harris


Born November 29th, 1901 in Cheyenne. [ref]

Died July 20th, 1944 at 42 years old in Hollywood (pneumonia). [ref]

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