Famous Deaths In May - 08
Friday, 14 August 2020
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 On May - 08 friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, dies
1915 Henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82 on May - 08.
1924 Lev N Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law), dies at 23 on May - 08.
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 this day in history oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Underworld of Abendlandes), dies
1941 On this day in history heinrich Zollner, composer, dies at 86
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 May - 08 death of harry Gordon Selfridge, American-born department store founder (b. 1858)
1948 Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 on May - 08.
1950 Franklin Dyall, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history margaret Lindsay, actress (Take a Guess), dies at 40
1952 On May - 08 death of william Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
1957 On May - 08 johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75
1958 Death of Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered on May - 08.
1959 Death of Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55 on this day in history.
1960 Hugo Alfven, Swedish composer (Midsommarvaka), dies at 88 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1967 On this day in history barbara Payton, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies at 39
1969 Death of Remington Kellogg, American naturalist (b. 1892) on this day in history.
1973 Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player, dies on May - 08.
1974 On May - 08 graham Bond, rocker, dies jumping under a train
1975 On this day in history avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), dies at 87
1976 Alan Baxter, dies at 67 on May - 08.
1979 Talcott Parsons, US sociologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1981 Margaret Lindsay, actress (G Men, Lady Killer, Jezebel), dies on May - 08.
1982 Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer, dies in an accident on May - 08.
1984 On this day in history death of gino Bianco, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1916)
1985 Dolph Sweet, actor (Gil McGowan-Another World), dies at 74 on May - 08.
1987 Death of Pam Ewing, (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off on May - 08.