Famous Deaths for 12th July 2022

1429 – Jean de Gerson, French theologian (Theologica mystic), dies at 65
1441 – Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shōgun (1429-41), assassinated in evening play by the Akamatsu family at 48
1804 – Alexander Hamilton, US Founding Father and 1st Secretary of the Treasury (1789-95), killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken at 49
1980 – John W Davis, President (WV State college), dies at 92
1999 – Bill Owen [William Owen Rowbotham], British actor (Last of the Summer Wine, Not So Dusty), dies from pancreatic cancer at 85
2005 – John King, Baron King of Wartnaby, British businessman and CEO of British Airways after its privatization, dies at 87
2011 – Sherwood Schwartz, American Television Writer (b. 1916)
2012 – Alimuddin, Pakistani cricket batsman (25 Tests, 2 x 100s, 7 x 50s; Rajputana, Karachi), dies at 81
2020 – Wim Suurbier, Dutch soccer right back (60 caps; Ajax 392 games) and manager (LA Heat, TB Rowdies), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 75
2020 – Lajos Szűcs, Hungarian soccer defender (37 caps; Ferencváros, Honvéd FC; Hungarian Footballer of the Year 1976; Olympic gold 1968), dies at 76

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