Famous Deaths for 7th July 2019

1348 – John Andreae, Italian canonist, dies
1537 – Madeleine de Valois, French princess who briefly became Queen of Scotland after marrying James V, dies only six months after the wedding at 16
1656 – Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
1922 – Cathal Brugha, Chief of Staff of Irish Republican Army (b.1874)
1939 – Deacon White, American baseball player and a star during the first two decades of the sport’s professional era, dies at 91
1969 – Erskine Sanford, American actor (Citizen Kane, Angel on My Shoulder), dies at 83
1988 – Jimmy Edwards, British comedy writer and actor (Take It From Here, Whack-O!), dies from pneumonia at 68
1994 – Rosa Chacel, spanish Novelist, dies at 96
1995 – Gabor Ormai, viola Player, dies at 40
2016 – Rokusuke Ei, Japanese author and lyricist (Sukiyaki), dies at 83

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