John Albert Kundla was born on July 3, 1916 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American college and professional basketball coach. Kundla was the first head coach for the Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and its predecessors, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball League (NBL), ..
Jadwiga Szubartowicz (née Skawińska) was born on October 16, 1905 in Lublin and died on July 20, 2017. She was a Polish super centenarian at the age of 111 years, 278 days, and until her death the oldest Polish subject. Jadwiga Szubartowicz passed away at 111 ..
Martha Kyrle (née Schärf) was born on April 17, 1917 in Vienna and died on July 15, 2017. She was an Austrian physician, philanthropist. She was the daughter of Adolf Schärf, the former federal president of Austria and his wife Hilda (22 April 1886 – 21 June 1956). When her mother died before her father ..
Jean Murrell Capers was born on January 11, 1913,in Georgetown, Kentucky and died on July 18, 2017. She was an American judge and a member of the Cleveland City Council. Capers relocated with her family to Cleveland, Ohio. Capers went to the Cleveland public schools. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University and then received ..
Shigeaki Hinohara was born on October 4, 1911, in Yoshiki District, Yamaguchi Prefecture and died on July 18, 2017. He was a Japanese physician. During 1941, Hinohara began his long working association with St. Luke’s International Hospital in central Tokyo and worked as a medical doctor throughout the wartime firebombing of the city. In 1990, ..
Lorna Lorraine McDonald (née Bucknall) was born on August 10, 1916, in Portland, Victoria and died on June 25, 2017. She was an Australian historian and author. McDonald was born in 1916 and attended school at Mount Gambier, South Australia. Lorna married Hugh McDonald, a Presbyterian minister, at the Presbyterian Church in Drik Drik, Victoria ..
Virginia Secundina Moyano was bor on May 17, 1904 and died on June 20, 2017. She was a Argentine supercentenarian. Virginia Moyano passed away at 113 ..
Sam Beazley was born on March 29, 1916 and died on June 12, 2017. He was a British stage and film actor. Beazley began acting professionally as a teenager in the 1930s, including appearances with John Gielgud in productions of Hamlet (1934) and Romeo and Juliet (1935). After the World War II, he owned an ..
Trento Longaretti was born on March 29, 1917, and died on June 7, 2017. He was an Italian painter. Longaretti studied at the Brera Academy in the 1930s, where he was taught by renowned artists including painters Aldo Carpi and Pompeo Borra, and sculptors Francesco Messina and Marino Marini. Longaretti stated that painting is an ..
Fred Kummerow was born on October 4, 1914 and died on May 31, 2017. He was an emeritus professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Illinois and a centenarian who was active in research as of 2014. During 2013, Kummerow filed a lawsuit against the FDA after it ignored his petition calling for ban ..