Famous Deaths for 30th July 2021

1863 – George Crockett Strong, US Union gen-mjr, dies of injuries at 29
1916 – Albert Neisser, German physician who discovered the bacteria that cause gonorrhea and leprosy, dies of septicemia at 61
1947 – George Challenor, West Indian cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies at 59
1978 – Aasan Ferit Alnar, Turkish classical composer, dies at 72
1983 – Lynn Fontanne, Broadway’s premier actress (Emmy 1965), dies at 95
1987 – Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies
1991 – Leonardus S van Egerat, travel expert, dies at 68
1996 – Claudette Colbert, French-born American actress (It Happened One Night), dies of a stroke at 93
2007 – Bill Walsh, American Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (San Fransisco 49ers), dies of leukemia at 75
2016 – Gloria DeHaven, American musical actress (Step Lively), dies at 91

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