The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in July 17th

Adam Smith

Adam Smith (1723 - 1790)

Scottish philosopher and economist
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901 - 1918)

Youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (1915 - 1959)

American singer and songwriter
John Coltrane

John Coltrane (1926 - 1967)

American saxophonist and composer
Edward Heath

Edward Heath (1916 - 2005)

English politician
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite (1916 - 2009)

American journalist
Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix (1802 - 1887)

American social activist
Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch (1925 - 2014)

American actress and singer
William James Sidis

William James Sidis (1898 - 1944)

American mathematician
Henri Poincaré

Henri Poincaré (1854 - 1912)

French mathematician and physicist
Charlotte Corday

Charlotte Corday (1768 - 1793)

French murderer of Jean-Paul Marat
Juan Manuel Fangio

Juan Manuel Fangio (1911 - 1995)

Argentine race car driver
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895 - 1918)

Eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Bruiser Brody

Bruiser Brody (1946 - 1988)

American wrestler
Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi (1989 - 2015)

French race car driver
Mimar Sinan

Mimar Sinan (1489 - 1588)

Ottoman architect
Jim Bridger

Jim Bridger (1804 - 1881)

American trapper and explorer
Álvaro Obregón

Álvaro Obregón (1880 - 1928)

Mexican politician, 39th President of Mexico
Geraldine Fitzgerald

Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913 - 2005)

Irish-American actress
Dizzy Dean

Dizzy Dean (1910 - 1974)

American baseball player and coach
Cliff Edwards

Cliff Edwards (1895 - 1971)

SingerVoice actor
John Lewis

John Lewis (1940 - 2020)

American politician and civil rights activist
Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961)

American baseball player
Giovanni Giolitti

Giovanni Giolitti (1842 - 1928)

Italian politician, 13th Prime Minister of Italy
Gerald Nye

Gerald Nye (1892 - 1971)

American politician and antiwar activist
Happy Felsch

Happy Felsch (1891 - 1964)

Major League Baseball outfielder
Sam Rodia

Sam Rodia (1875 - 1965)

American artist
Augustus Moore Herring

Augustus Moore Herring (1867 - 1926)

aircraft experimenter
Ekaterina
Alexandrovskaya

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya (2000 - 2020)

Russian-Australian skater