This section contains the Memorials of famous people who died today. Famous deaths today need special attention. Here you can learn about recent celebrity deaths today and give tribute to those famous people who died today. Each celebrity memorial has a book of condolences where one can leave messages of condolences and share it with other visitors of the memorial.
Ted Heath (Edward Heath)
07/09/1916 - 07/17/2005
Sir Edward Richard George "Ted" Heath, KG, MBE, PC (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1970–1974) and as Leader of the Conservative Party (196...
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04/22/1927 - 07/17/2005
Lorenzo Aitken (April 22, 1927 – July 17, 2005), better known as Laurel Aitken, was a singer and one of the originators of Jamaican ska music . He is often referred to as the "Godfather of ska
09/23/1926 - 07/17/1967
John William Coltrane (sometimes abbreviated "Trane"; September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He was prolific, organizing at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his reco...
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Billie Holiday (Eleanora Fagan)
04/07/1915 - 07/17/1959
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan, April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop si...
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07/10/1834 - 07/17/1903
The American painter, etcher, and lithographer James Abbott McNeill Whistler (July 10, 1834 – July 17, 1903) created a new set of principles for the fine arts, championed art for art's sake, and introduced a subtle style of painting in w...
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