Friday, 7 May 2010

May 7 - Deaths

May 7th Details:
May 7th Deaths:
973 – Otto I - Holy Roman Emperor (b. 912)
1092 – Remigius de Fécamp - first bishop of Lincoln (b. unknown)
1427 – Thomas la Warr - 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman
1523 – Franz von Sickingen - German soldier (b. 1481)
1539 – Guru Nanak Dev - founder of Sikhism (b. 1469)
1539 – Ottaviano Petrucci - Italian printer (b. 1466)
1615 – Sanada Yukimura - Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
1617 – David Fabricius - German astronomer (b. 1564)
1667 – Johann Jakob Froberger - German composer (b. 1616)
1682 – Tsar Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661)
1718 – Mary of Modena - wife of James II of England (b. 1658)
1793 – Pietro Nardini - Italian composer (b. 1722)
1800 – Niccolo Piccinni - Italian composer (b. 1728)
1805 – William Petty - 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)
1825 – Antonio Salieri - Italian composer (b. 1750)
1840 – Caspar David Friedrich - German painter (b. 1774)
1868 – Henry Peter Brougham - Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1778)
1876 – William Buell Sprague - American clergyman & author (b. 1795)
1887 – C. F. W. Walther - American Lutheran theologian (b. 1811)
1896 – H. H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) - American serial killer (b. 1860)
1922 – Max Wagenknecht - German composer (b. 1857)
1925 – William Hesketh Lever - First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851)
1940 – George Lansbury - British Labour Party leader (b. 1859)
1941 – Sir James George Frazer - Scottish anthropologist (b. 1854)
1942 – Felix Weingartner - Yugoslavian conductor (b. 1863)
1951 – Warner Baxter - American actor (b. 1889)
1967 – Lorenzo Bandini - Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935)
1986 – Jeffrey Mylett - American actor (b. 1949)
1987 – Colin Blakely - British actor (b. 1930)
1989 – Guy Williams - American actor (b. 1924)
1995 – Ray McKinley - American jazz drummer, singer & bandleader (b. 1910)
1998 – Allan McLeod Cormack - South African physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1924)
1998 – Eddie Rabbitt - American musician (b. 1941)
2000 – Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. - American actor (b. 1909)
2002 – Seattle Slew - American racehorse (b. 1974)
2002 – Kevyn Aucoin - American makeup artist & photographer (b. 1962)
2004 – Waldemar Milewicz - Polish reporter (b. 1956)
2005 – Tristan Egolf - American writer (b. 1971)
2005 – Peter W. Rodino - American politician (b. 1909)
2005 – Otilino Tenorio - Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
2006 – Richard Carleton - Australian news reporter (b. 1943)
2006 – Joan C. Edwards - American philanthropist (b. 1918)
2006 – Machiko Soga - Japanese actress (b. 1943)
2007 – Diego Corrales - American boxer (b. 1977)
2007 – Octavian Paler - Romanian writer & journalist (b. 1926)
2007 – Yahweh ben Yahweh - American cult leader (b. 1935)
2009 – David Mellor - English cutlery designer (b. 1930)

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