Famous Deaths In May - 25
Monday, 18 January 2021
1926 On May - 25 death of symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47
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 this day in history.
1934 On May - 25 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 Jan Levoslav Bella, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history henry O Tanner, artist, dies
1940 On this day in history death of joe De Grasse, American film director (b. 1873)
1943 On this day in history death of nils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (b. 1888)
1946 On this day in history patty Smith Hill, songwriter (Happy Birthday To You), dies at 78
1949 On May - 25 simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47
1951 On this day in history death of paula von Preradović, Croatian-born writer (b. 1887)
1954 On this day in history death of robert Capa, Hungarian-born photojournalist (b. 1913)
1958 On May - 25 rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for S Africa), dies
1964 On this day in history vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer, dies at 92
1965 Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player, dies at 65 on May - 25.
1968 On this day in history charles K Feldman, [Gould], producer (Casino Royale), dies at 63
1971 Death of Jo Etha Collier, young black woman killed by 3 whites in Drew Miss on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history donald Crisp, actor/director (Beloved Brat, Dawn Patrol), dies at 91
1977 On May - 25 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 On this day in history sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76
1984 On May - 25 piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
1985 On this day in history harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer
1986 On this day in history chester Bowles, US senator/ambassador, dies at 85
1988 Death of Ernst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906) on May - 25.
1990 On this day in history vic Tayback, actor (Mel-Alice), dies of a heart attack at 60
1991 On this day in history dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies
1992 On May - 25 danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83
1993 Dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78 on May - 25.
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.