Famous Deaths In May - 08
Monday, 25 September 2023
1903 Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies on this day in history.
1904 On May - 08 eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies
1909 Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies on May - 08.
1915 On May - 08 henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82
1924 Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23 on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history lvar Henning Mankell, composer, dies at 61
1932 On this day in history death of albert Thomas, French socialist politician
1936 On May - 08 oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies
1941 Heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86 on May - 08.
1943 On May - 08 death of mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed
1945 Death of Bernhard Rust, Nazi education minister (b. 1883) on May - 08.
1947 On this day in history death of harry Gordon Selfridge, American-born department store founder (b. 1858)
1948 On May - 08 alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81
1950 On this day in history franklin Dyall, dies at 76
1951 On May - 08 margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40
1952 On May - 08 death of william Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
1957 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1958 Death of Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered on May - 08.
1959 Death of Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55 on May - 08.
1960 On May - 08 hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88
1961 James Fairfax, actor (Gale Storm Show), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1965 H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for Engld), dies on May - 08.
1967 Barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1969 Death of Remington Kellogg, American naturalist (b. 1892) on this day in history.
1973 Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player, dies on this day in history.
1974 On May - 08 graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train
1975 On May - 08 avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), dies at 87
1976 On May - 08 alan Baxter, dies at 67
1979 On May - 08 talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76
1981 On this day in history margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies
1982 On May - 08 gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer, dies in an accident
1984 On May - 08 death of gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1916)
1985 Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history death of pam Ewing, (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off