Famous Deaths In May - 14
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1912 On this day in history august Strindberg, Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63
1918 On May - 14 death of james Gordon Bennett, Jr., American newspaper publisher (b. 1841)
1919 On May - 14 death of henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company (b. 1844)
1923 On this day in history death of charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)
1925 Henry Rider Haggard, English writer (Dawn, She), dies on May - 14.
1931 On May - 14 death of david Belasco, American theatrical producer (b. 1853)
1934 Death of Lou Criger, American baseball player (b. 1872) on May - 14.
1936 On this day in history edmond HH Allenby, English fieldmarshal in Egypt, dies at 74
1938 Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1940 Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies on May - 14.
1943 On this day in history death of henri La Fontaine, Belgian Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1854)
1945 On May - 14 death of heber J. Grant, seventh president of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1856)
1947 On this day in history john Ray Sinnock, US chief engraver (1925-47), dies at 59
1953 On May - 14 yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59
1954 On May - 14 death of heinz Guderian, German General (b. 1888)
1955 On this day in history betty Ann Davies, dies at 44
1957 Death of Marie Vassilieff, Russian artist (b. 1884) on this day in history.
1959 Sidney Bechet, US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history death of florence Auer, American actress (b. 1880)
1965 On this day in history frances Perkins, US 1st female minister of Labor (1933-45), dies at 83
1966 Georgia BD Camp Johnson, US poet/playwright, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history husband Edward Kimmel, commandant US Ocean fleet WW II, dies at 86
1969 On May - 14 enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75
1970 On May - 14 billie Burke, comedienne (Glinda-Wizard of Oz), dies at 84
1973 Death of Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (b. 1905) on this day in history.
1976 Death of Keith Relf, rock vocalist (Yardbirds), electrocuted at 33 on this day in history.
1978 Death of Robert Menzies, twelfth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894) on May - 14.
1979 Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57 on May - 14.
1980 Hugh Griffith, actor (Passover Plot, Ben Hur, Tom Jones), dies at 67 on May - 14.
1982 Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies on May - 14.
1983 On May - 14 miguel Aleman Valdes, attorney/pres of Mexico (1946-52), dies at 80
1984 On this day in history larry Stock, songwriter (Blueberry Hill), dies
1985 On May - 14 death of mohammed Munir, Indonesian worker's union leader, executed
1987 On this day in history rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68