May 10 Deaths in History - May 10 Birthdays - May 10 Events
2002 David Riesman, American Sociologist
2001 Deborah Walley, actress, the second movie Gidget, dies at 57
2000 Craig Stevens, actor, Peter Gunn, dies at 81
1999 Shel Silverstein, writer, Where the Sidewalk Ends, dies at 66
1997 Joanie Weston, roller derby queen with the Bay Bombers, dies at 61
1995 Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
1995 Hilde Jarecki, educationist, dies at 83
1995 Jimmy Raney, jazz guitarist, dies at 67
1994 John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52
1994 Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
1994 Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81
1992 Joan Merrill, vocalist, dies of a stroke at 74
1992 John Lund, actor (Perils of Pauline), dies at 81
1992 Liesbeth Saijers, sculptor, dies
1992 Sylvia Sims, singer (Flower Drum Song), dies of a heart attack at 74
1991 Armand HF Boni, Armand the Good, Flemish poet and writer, dies
1990 Susan Oliver, actress (Disorderly Orderly), dies of cancer at 61
1990 Walker Percy, physician/novelist (Lancelot), dies of cancer at 73
1984 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist, dies at 41
1984 Robert Moore, actor (Marshall-Diana), dies at 56
1983 John P Strijbos, writer (Called that Bird), dies at 92
1982 Jean C M Picart le Doux, French designer, dies
1982 Peter Weiss, German playwright (Marat-Sade), dies at 65
1979 John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies
1979 Louis Paul Boon, Flemish writer (Eros and the Lonely Man), dies at 67
1977 Joan Crawford, actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 69
1976 George Curzon, dies at 77
1973 Jack E Leonard, Chicago, Illinois, comedian, dies at 62
1973 Loren Tindall, dies of heart attack at 51
1971 Mihail Jora, composer, dies at 79
1971 Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer, dies at 75
1968 Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral vs. England 1936-37), dies
1968 Philippa Bevans, dies at 55
1968 Scotty Beckett, dies at 38
1965 Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch Minister of Colonization (1942-45), dies at 70
1964 Carol Haney, dancer (Pantomime Quiz), dies at 35
1964 Ignace Lilien, composer, dies at 66
1960 Juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61
1950 John G Fletcher, U.S. poet (Burning Mountain), dies
1943 Andre Bertulot, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1943 Arnaud/Armand Fraiteur, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1943 Maurice-Albert Raskin, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1942 Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber and Lewis Fields), dies at 74
1940 Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56
1937 Johannes Walter, German geologist (Die Denudation in Wuste), dies
1924 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
1923 Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
1920 John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies
1915 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle
1910 Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
1910 William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
1909 Johannes de Koo, journalist/playwright, dies
1904 Henry M Stanley, John Rowlands, British explorer, dies
1904 Henry Morton Stanley, Welsh Explorer
1897 William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70
1885 Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62
1885 Ferdinand Hiller, composer, dies at 73
1880 John Goss, composer, organist, wrote hymn 'Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven', dies at 79
1869 Bernhard Molique, composer, dies at 66
1869 Wilhelm Bernard Molique, composer, dies at 66
1864 James Clay Rice, lawyer/Union Brigadier-General, dies in battle at 34
1864 Thomas Greeley Stevenson, Union Brigadier-General, dies at about 27
1863 Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Confederate general (Civil War), dies
1863 Thomas J. Jackson, American Soldier
1860 Theodore Parker, American Theologian
1859 Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief and Housewife), dies
1849 Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, dies at 89
1833 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician, dies at 74
1829 Thomas Young, physicist/decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics, dies
1826 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer, dies at 86
1820 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49
1818 Paul Revere, American patriot, dies
1798 George Vancouver, British explorer, (Voyage of Discovery), dies at 40
1794 Elisabeth PMH, princess of France, beheaded at 30
1789 Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer, dies at 72
1785 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36
1784 Antoine Court de Gebelin, French vicar/writer, dies at 56
1774 Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64
1770 Charles Avison, composer, dies at 61
1764 Picander, Christian Henrici, German writer (Die Weiberprobe), dies
1760 Johann Christoph Graupner, composer, dies at 77
1710 Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1696 Jean de La Bruyere, French author, dies at 50
1653 John Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
1637 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37
1569 Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
1566 Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
995 Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht
238 Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered




<