Famous Deaths In May - 19
Friday, 14 August 2020
1907 On May - 19 death of benjamin Baker, English engineer (b. 1840)
1912 Death of BolesĹ‚aw Prus, Polish writer (b. 1847) on May - 19.
1915 Death of John Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (b. 1892) on this day in history.
1918 Death of Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (b. 1885) on May - 19.
1922 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79 on May - 19.
1924 Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies on May - 19.
1928 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
1942 On May - 19 [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69
1943 Death of Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (b. 1865) on May - 19.
1945 On this day in history death of philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889)
1946 Death of Booth Tarkington, American novelist (b. 1869) on this day in history.
1953 On May - 19 damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79
1954 On this day in history aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73
1958 Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65 on May - 19.
1961 On this day in history joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94
1965 Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies on May - 19.
1966 On this day in history tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Capt Cook (1773), dies
1969 Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies on this day in history.
1971 On May - 19 bernard Wagenaar, Neth/US composer, dies at 76
1978 On this day in history george Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies
1983 Jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history death of jimmy Lyons, American musician (b. 1931)
1987 Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1988 Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies
1991 On May - 19 douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch), dies
1993 On this day in history nemesio Antunes, Chilean painter, dies at 75
1994 Henry Morgan, TV panalist (To Tell the Truth), dies of cancer at 74 on May - 19.
1996 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1997 On May - 19 millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12
1998 Death of SĹŤsuke Uno, Japanese prime minister (b. 1922) on this day in history.
1999 Death of James Blades, English percussionist (b. 1901) on May - 19.
2000 Death of Yevgeny Khrunov, cosmonaut (b. 1933) on this day in history.