Heather Angel (1941, 21 July - ) was born - England, Fulmer. Nature photography.
A. Aubrey Bodine (1906, 21 July - 1970, 28 October) was born - US, MD, Baltimore. Baltimore pictorialist who worked for the Baltimore Sun from the 1920s until his death.
David Hurn (1934, 21 July - ) was born - UK, Surrey, Redhill. British photographer.
Russell Lee (1903, 21 July - 1986, 28 August) was born - US, IL, Ottawa. American documentary photographer - best known for his 1936 - 1942 work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).
C. Marshall (1834, 21 July - ?) was born.
Tony Mendoza (1941, 21 July - ) was born - Cuba, Havana. Autobiographical texts merged with photographs often including family, cats and dogs.
Henri-Victor Regnault (1810, 21 July - 1878, 19 January) was born - France, Aix-la-Chapelle. Worked on early photographic techniques and chemistry - he became director of the Sevres porcelain factory (1854-1871). In 1854 he was the first president of the ‘Société Française de Photographie‘.
Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers (1821, 15 May - 1901, 21 July) died. A world authority on mollusks who carried out research on the light-sensitive properties of Murex Brandaris. If the sea-snail is broken open it can reveal a yellow slime that changes in sunlight to Tyrian Purple (dibromo-indigo) - a natual More...
Lee Miller (1907, 23 April - 1977, 21 July) died. American model, writer and photographer. She was deeply involved in the surrealist movement and was a lover of Man Ray and a friend of Picasso. She traveled widely in the Middle East and became a war correspondent in the Second World War.