Famous Deaths In May - 11
Saturday, 31 July 2021
1304 Death of Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (b. 1271) on this day in history.
1610 On May - 11 matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China), dies
1631 On May - 11 christoph Buel, composer, dies at 57
1672 On this day in history death of charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline, English royalist (b. 1615)
1708 On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)
1723 Death of Jean Galbert de Campistron, French dramatist (b. 1656) on this day in history.
1742 On May - 11 francesco Stradivari, Ital violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70
1772 Death of Joseph Kerckhoff, Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged on this day in history.
1777 Death of George Pigot, Baron Pigot, British governor of Madras (b. 1719) on this day in history.
1778 William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1779 On May - 11 john Heart, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at about 68
1812 Death of Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (assassinated) (b. 1762) on May - 11.
1819 Caspar Furstenau, composer, dies at 47 on May - 11.
1845 On May - 11 karoly Filtsch, composer, dies at 14
1848 Death of Tom Cribb, English boxer (b. 1781) on this day in history.
1849 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer, dies at 38 on May - 11.
1857 E Francois Vidocq, French criminalogist/police officer, dies at 81 on May - 11.
1871 John Herschel, cataloguer of southern hemisphere stars, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1881 Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59 on May - 11.
1885 On this day in history ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73
1887 On May - 11 death of jean Baptiste Boussingault, French chemist (b. 1802)
1891 On this day in history death of a. E. Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1820)
1895 Feliks Jaronski, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1907 John Albert Delany, composer, dies at 54 on May - 11.
1916 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies on this day in history.
1917 Otto Adolf Klauwell, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1920 On May - 11 william D Howells, US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83
1927 On May - 11 henry Martyn Robert, (Robert's Rules of Order), dies at 90
1929 Death of Jozef Murgaš, Slovak inventor (b. 1864) on May - 11.
1934 Death of Orest Khvolson, Russian physicist (b. 1852) on this day in history.
1935 Edward H Thompson, US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78 on May - 11.
1937 On May - 11 viliam Figus, composer, dies at 62
1938 On May - 11 arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81
1939 Death of Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1867) on May - 11.