Famous Deaths In May - 15
Sunday, 28 May 2023
1845 Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1855 Jan Mazereeuw, Frisian farmer/sect leader, dies at 75 on May - 15.
1872 Thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87 on May - 15.
1873 Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Romania, dies at 53 on May - 15.
1879 Death of Gottfried Semper, German architect (b. 1803) on May - 15.
1886 On this day in history emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55
1889 Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies on this day in history.
1892 On May - 15 death of arthur Hodister, British ivory seller (Heart of Darkness), murdered
1895 On this day in history joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker' Almanack), dies at 75
1899 On May - 15 francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70
1924 Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71 on May - 15.
1926 On this day in history mohammed VI Vahideddin, last sultan of Turkey (1918-22), dies
1932 Death of Ki Inukai, premier Japan (1931-32), murdered on May - 15.
1933 On May - 15 ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54
1935 Death of Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878) on this day in history.
1937 On May - 15 death of phillip Snowden, British politician (b. 1864)
1940 Joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75 on May - 15.
1945 Major Courtney, US medal of honor marine, dies in battle of Sugar Loaf on May - 15.
1948 On this day in history death of edward Flanagan, American priest and founder of Boys Town (b. 1886)
1952 On May - 15 albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
1954 On May - 15 death of william March, American writer (b. 1893)
1956 On May - 15 death of austin Osman Spare, English magician (b. 1886)
1958 Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91 on May - 15.
1959 Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], Dutch actor, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1964 Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies
1967 On this day in history edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
1971 On this day in history death of tyrone Guthrie, English director, producer, and writer (b. 1900)
1972 On May - 15 nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47
1973 Willem H Rassers, Dutch cult anthropologist (Pandji-Novel), dies at 95 on May - 15.
1976 Samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1978 On May - 15 death of sir Robert Menzies, twelfth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)
1982 Death of Gordon Smiley, American race car driver (b. 1946) on May - 15.
1984 Lionel Charles Robbins, British economist, dies at 85 on May - 15.
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