Famous Deaths In May - 21
Friday, 07 August 2020
1915 On this day in history death of leonid Gobyato, Russian general (b. 1875)
1919 On May - 21 victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French ship's doctor/writer, dies
1924 On May - 21 death of bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14
1926 Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65 on May - 21.
1929 On this day in history v P F A Royle, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies
1933 On this day in history john Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author (Der Schwimmer), dies at 69
1935 On May - 21 hugo de Vries, botanist Gruppenweise Artbildung, dies at 87
1949 On this day in history klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42
1952 On May - 21 john Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39
1954 On this day in history janos Hammerschlag, composer, dies at 68
1957 On May - 21 edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies
1964 On May - 21 death of james Franck, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1882)
1965 On this day in history death of geoffrey de Havilland, British aircraft designer (b. 1882)
1966 Pat O'Malley, silent film actor (Wild One, Quiet Man), dies at 75 on May - 21.
1968 Doris Lloyd, actress (Oliver Twist), dies of heart strain at 71 on May - 21.
1970 On May - 21 vinton Hayworth, actor (Gen Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63
1971 Dennis King, actor (Devil's Brother), dies of heart ailment at 73 on May - 21.
1973 On this day in history carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (War Diary), dies at 79
1976 Sulo Nikolai Salonen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1978 Joseph EA "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1980 Ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies on May - 21.
1981 Yuki Shimoda, actor (Farewell to Manzanar), dies on May - 21.
1983 On May - 21 finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61
1984 Andrea Leeds, actress (Stage Door, Earthbound), dies of cancer at 70 on May - 21.
1985 Death of Julie Vega, Philippine Actress (b. 1968) on this day in history.
1987 On May - 21 alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57
1988 On May - 21 dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92
1990 On this day in history franklyn Seales, actor (Silver Spoon, Onion Field), dies of AIDS at 37
1991 On this day in history bobby Dale, dies at 92
1992 On May - 21 brendan Nulholland, Daily Mail reporter, dies at 59
1993 John Frost, English lt-kol (operation Market Garden 1944), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60
1995 On May - 21 kieron Walsh, academic, dies at 46
1996 On May - 21 al "Lash" La Rue, cowboy actor (Lash of the West), dies at 78