Saturday, 8 May 2010

May 8 - Deaths

May 8th Details:
May 8th Deaths:
1192 – Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)
1278 – Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)
1319 – King Haakon V of Norway (b. 1270)
1473 – John Stafford - 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)
1538 – Edward Fox - English bishop
1672 – Jean-Armand du Peyrer - Comte de Tréville & French Officer (b. 1598)
1766 – Samuel Chandler - English non-conformist minister (b. 1693)
1773 – Ali Bey Al-Kabir - Mamluk Sultan of Egypt (b. 1728)
1781 – Richard Jago - English poet (b. 1715)
1785 – Étienne François - duc de Choiseul, French statesman (b. 1719)
1785 – Pietro Longhi - Venetian painter (b. 1701)
1788 – Giovanni Antonio Scopoli - Italian-born physician & naturalist (b. 1723)
1794 – Antoine Lavoisier - French chemist (executed) (b. 1743)
1819 – Kamehameha I - King of Hawaii
1828 – Mauro Giuliani - Italian composer (b. 1781)
1837 – Alexander Balashov - Russian general & statesman (b. 1770)
1842 – Jules Dumont d'Urville - French explorer (b. 1790)
1853 – Jan Roothaan - Dutch priest (b. 1785)
1873 – John Stuart Mill - English philosopher (b. 1806)
1880 – Gustave Flaubert - French novelist (b. 1821)
1891 – Helena Blavatsky - Russian-born author (b. 1831)
1903 – Paul Gauguin - French painter (b. 1848)
1907 – Edmund G. Ross - American Senator (b. 1826)
1936 – Oswald Spengler - German historian & philosopher (b. 1880)
1943 – Mordechaj Anielewicz - Polish Resistance Fighter (b. 1919)
1945 – Wilhelm Rediess - SS & Police leader of Nazi-occupied Norway (b. 1900)
1945 – Bernhard Rust - Nazi education minister (b. 1883)
1945 – Josef Terboven - Reichskommissar of Nazi-occupied Norway (b. 1898)
1947 – Harry Gordon Selfridge - American-born department store founder (b. 1858)
1948 – U Saw - Burmese politician (b. 1900)
1950 – Vital Brazil - Brazilian physician (b. 1865)
1952 – William Fox - Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
1960 – J. H. C. Whitehead - British mathematician (b. 1904)
1967 – LaVerne Andrews - American singer (The Andrews Sisters) (b. 1911)
1969 – Remington Kellogg - American naturalist (b. 1892)
1975 – Avery Brundage - President of the International Olympic Committee (b. 1887)
1981 – Uri Zvi Grinberg - Israeli poet & journalist (b. 1896)
1982 – Neil Bogart - American record executive (b. 1943)
1982 – Gilles Villeneuve - Canadian race car driver (b. 1950)
1984 – Lila Bell Wallace - American magazine publisher (Reader's Digest) (b. 1890)
1984 – Gino Bianco - Brazilian racing driver (b. 1916)
1985 – Karl Marx - German composer (b. 1897)
1985 – Theodore Sturgeon - American science fiction writer (b. 1918)
1985 – Dolph Sweet - American actor (b. 1920)
1986 – Ernle Bradford - English historian & writer (b. 1922)
1987 – Doris Stokes - British psychic medium (b. 1920)
1988 – Robert A. Heinlein - American science fiction writer (b. 1907)
1990 – Luigi Nono - Italian composer (b. 1924)
1991 – Jean Langlais - French composer & pianist (b. 1907)
1991 – Rudolf Serkin - Austrian pianist (b. 1903)
1993 – Avram Davidson - American writer (b. 1923)
1994 – George Peppard - American actor (b. 1928)
1995 – Teresa Teng - Asian superstar (b. 1953)
1996 – Beryl Burton - English cyclist (b. 1937)
1996 – Dominguín - Spanish bullfighter (b. 1926)
1996 – Garth Williams - American illustrator (b. 1912)
1998 – Bebe Rebozo - American banker & Watergate figure (b. 1912)
1999 – Sir Dirk Bogarde - British actor (b. 1921)
1999 – Ed Gilbert - American actor (b. 1931)
1999 – Shel Silverstein - American poet (b. 1930)
1999 – Dana Plato - American actress (b. 1964)
2000 – Guadalupe "Pita" Amor - Mexican poet (b. 1918)
2000 – Alexander Chislenko - Russian-American transhumanist (b. 1959)
2000 – Henry Nicols - AIDS activist (b. 1973)
2001 – Koby Mandell - Israeli-American terror victim (b. 1987)
2005 – Nicolás Vuyovich - Argentine racing driver (b. 1981)
2006 – Iain Macmillan - Abbey Road photographer (b. 1938)
2008 – Eddy Arnold - Country music star (b. 1918)
2008 – François Sterchele - Belgian football player (b. 1982)
2009 – Dom DiMaggio - American baseball player (b. 1917)
2009 – Bud Shrake - American writer (b. 1931)
2010 – Andor Lilienthal - Hungarian & oldest ever chess grandndmaster (b. 1911)

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