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July 3rd

139 Notable deaths

Jim Morrison

American singer; lead vocalist of the doors (1943–1971).

Born December 8th, 1943 in Melbourne. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 1971 at 27 years old in Paris (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Franz Kafka

Bohemian writer from prague (1883–1924).

Born July 3rd, 1883 in Prague. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 1924 at 41 years old in Kafka Sterbehaus (laryngeal tuberculosis). [ref]

Andy Griffith

American actor, television producer, southern gospel singer, and writer (1926-2012).

Born June 1st, 1926 in Mount Airy. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 2012 at 86 years old in Manteo (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Brian Jones

British multi-instrumentalist, founding member of the rolling stones (1942-1969).

Born February 28th, 1942 in Cheltenham. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 1969 at 27 years old in Hartfield (death by misadventure). [ref]

Amanda Peterson

American actress (1971-2015).

Born July 8th, 1971 in Greeley.

Died July 3rd, 2015 at 43 years old in Greeley (drug overdose). [ref]

Raaj Kumar

Indian actor (1926-1996).

Born October 8th, 1926 in Loralai. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 1996 at 69 years old in Mumbai. [ref]

Jim Backus

American radio, television, film, and voice actor (1913-1989).

Born February 25th, 1913 in Ohio.

Died July 3rd, 1989 at 76 years old in Los Angeles (Parkinson's disease, pneumonia).

Diana Douglas

American actress (1923-2015).

Born January 22nd, 1923 in Bermuda.

Died July 3rd, 2015 at 92 years old in Woodland Hills (cancer).

Saroj Khan

Indian dancer and choreographer.

Born November 22nd, 1948 in Mumbai.

Died July 3rd, 2020 at 71 years old in Mumbai (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Theodor Herzl

Father of modern political zionism (1860–1904).

Born May 2nd, 1860 in Pest. [ref]

Died July 3rd, 1904 at 44 years old in Reichenau an der Rax (pneumonia). [ref]

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