Famous Deaths for 27th July 2018

82 – St Joseph of Arimathea, dies
1689 – John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, fatally wounded at the Battle of Killiecrankie at 41
1931 – Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (b. 1848)
1974 – Lightning Slim, blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61
1984 – James Mason, British actor (Lolita, North by Northwest, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil), dies of a heart attack at 75
1985 – Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95
1988 – Brigitte Horney, German actress (Das Erbe der Guldenburgs), dies at 77
2010 – Jack Tatum, American football player (b. 1948)
2015 – A. P. J. [Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen] Abdul Kalam, Indian scientist and politician, 11th President of India (2002-07), dies at 83
2016 – James Alan MacPherson, American writer, 1st black writer to win Pulitzer Prize, dies at 72

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