Famous Deaths In May - 25
Friday, 07 August 2020
1926 Death of Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47 on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history death of payne Whitney, American businessman (b. 1876)
1930 Death of Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1848) on May - 25.
1934 On this day in history gustav Theodore Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59
1935 Death of Sir Frank Watson Dyson, English astronomer (b. 1868) on this day in history.
1936 On May - 25 jan Levoslav Bella, composer, dies at 92
1937 On May - 25 henry O Tanner, artist, dies
1940 Death of Joe De Grasse, American film director (b. 1873) on May - 25.
1943 Death of Nils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (b. 1888) on May - 25.
1946 Patty Smith Hill, songwriter (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1949 Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 on May - 25.
1951 Death of Paula von PreradoviÄ‡, Croatian-born writer (b. 1887) on this day in history.
1954 Death of Robert Capa, Hungarian-born photojournalist (b. 1913) on this day in history.
1958 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.
1964 On May - 25 vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer, dies at 92
1965 On May - 25 sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player, dies at 65
1968 Charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1971 On May - 25 death of jo Etha Collier, young black woman killed by 3 whites in Drew Miss
1974 Donald Crisp, actor/director (Beloved Brat, Dawn Patrol), dies at 91 on May - 25.
1977 On this day in history death of yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (b. 1904)
1979 Death of John Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (b. 1949) on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history rosa Ponselle, US singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies at 84
1982 On May - 25 larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
1983 Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76 on May - 25.
1984 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79 on May - 25.
1985 On May - 25 harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer
1986 On this day in history chester Bowles, US senator/ambassador, dies at 85
1988 On May - 25 death of ernst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
1990 On May - 25 vic Tayback, actor (Mel-Alice), dies of a heart attack at 60
1991 On May - 25 dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies
1992 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83 on May - 25.
1993 Dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history eric Gale, guitarist, dies at 55
1995 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Julietta), dies at 68 on May - 25.