Friday, 14 May 2010

May 14 - Deaths

May 14th Details:
May 14th Deaths:
964 – Pope John XII
1470 – Charles VIII of Sweden - king of Sweden & Norway (b. 1409)
1574 – Guru Amar Das - third Sikh Guru (b. 1479)
1608 – Charles III - Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)
1610 – King Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
1643 – King Louis XIII of France (b. 1601)
1649 – Friedrich Spanheim - Swiss theologian (b. 1600)
1669 – Georges de Scudéry - French writer (b. 1601)
1688 – Antoine Furetière - French writer (b. 1619)
1754 – Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée - French writer (b. 1692)
1761 – Thomas Simpson - British mathematician (b. 1710)
1818 – Matthew Gregory Lewis - English novelist (b. 1775)
1847 – Fanny Mendelssohn - German composer & pianist (b. 1805)
1860 – Ludwig Bechstein - German writer (b. 1801)
1873 – Gideon Brecher - Austrian physician & writer (b. 1797)
1878 – Ookubo Toshimichi - Japanese statesman, samurai, & one of the "three great nobles" who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830)
1887 – Lysander Spooner - American philosopher (b. 1808)
1889 – Volney E. Howard - American politician (b. 1809)
1893 – Ernst Kummer - German mathematician (b. 1810)
1906 – Carl Schurz - German revolutionary & statesman (b. 1829)
1912 – King Frederick VIII of Denmark (b. 1843)
1912 – August Strindberg - Swedish playwright, novelist & essayist (b. 1849)
1918 – James Gordon Bennett, Jr. - American newspaper publisher (b. 1841)
1919 – Henry J. Heinz - German-American businessman, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company (b. 1844)
1923 – Charles de Freycinet - Prime Minister of France (b. 1828)
1925 – H. Rider Haggard - English author (b. 1856)
1931 – David Belasco - American theatrical producer (b. 1853)
1931 – Denys Finch Hatton - English big-game hunter (b. 1887)
1934 – Lou Criger - American baseball player (b. 1872)
1936 – Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby - British general (b. 1861)
1940 – Emma Goldman - Lithuanian-born anarchist (b. 1869)
1943 – Henri La Fontaine - Belgian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1854)
1945 – Heber J. Grant - seventh president of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1856)
1954 – Heinz Guderian - German General (b. 1888)
1956 – Joan Malleson - English physician (b. 1889)
1957 – Marie Vassilieff - Russian artist (b. 1884)
1959 – Sidney Bechet - American jazz saxophonist & clarinetist (b. 1897)
1959 – Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal - mother of Empress Zita of Austria (b. 1862)
1962 – Florence Auer - American actress (b. 1880)
1968 – Husband E. Kimmel - American admiral (b. 1882)
1969 – Frederick Lane - Australian swimmer (b. 1888)
1970 – Billie Burke - American actress (b. 1884)
1973 – Jean Gebser - German-born author, linguist & poet (b. 1905)
1976 – Keith Relf - British singer & musician (The Yardbirds) (b. 1943)
1978 – Robert Menzies - twelfth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)
1980 – Hugh Griffith - Welsh actor (b. 1912)
1982 – Hugh Beaumont - American actor (b. 1909)
1983 – Roger J. Traynor - American judge (b. 1900)
1983 – Miguel Alemán Valdés - President of Mexico (b. 1900)
1984 – Walter Rauff - German colonel (b. 1906)
1985 – Barbara Yung Mei-ling - Hong Kong actress (b. 1959)
1987 – Rita Hayworth - American actress (b. 1918)
1988 – Willem Drees - Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1886)
1991 – Jiang Qing - wife of Mao Zedong (b. 1914)
1992 – Lyle Alzado - American football player (b. 1949)
1992 – Nie Rongzhen - Chinese Communist military leader (b. 1899)
1993 – Patrick Haemers - Belgian criminal (b. 1953)
1993 – William Randolph Hearst Jr. - American newspaper magnate (b. 1908)
1995 – Christian B. Anfinsen - American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
1997 – Harry Blackstone, Jr. - American stage magician (b. 1934)
1998 – Frank Sinatra - American singer & actor (b. 1915)
1998 – Marjory Stoneman Douglas - American conservationist (b. 1890)
2000 – Obuchi Keizo - Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1937)
2003 – Dave DeBusschere - American basketball player (b. 1940)
2003 – Wendy Hiller - British actress (b. 1912)
2003 – Robert Stack - American actor (b. 1919)
2004 – Anna Lee - British actress (b. 1913)
2006 – Lew Anderson - American actor & bandleader (b. 1922)
2006 – Stanley Kunitz - American poet (b. 1905)
2006 – Eva Norvind - Mexican actress (b. 1944)
2007 – Mary Goldsmith - American ceramist (b. 1908)
2007 – Ülo Jõgi - Estonian freedom fighter (b. 1921)
2010 – Goh Keng Swee - former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (b. 1918)

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