May 13 Deaths in History - May 13 Birthdays - May 13 Events
2005 Eddie Barclay, French Musician
2001 Jason Miller, playwright/actor, That Championship Season, dies at 62
2000 Paul Bartel, director/actor, Eating Raoul, dies at 61
1999 Meg Greenfield, journalist, Washington Post, dies at 68
1996 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
1994 Arthur Basil Cotle, medievalist, dies at 77
1994 Duncan Hamilton, driver, dies at 74
1994 Ruth Gillette, actress (Wild Gold), dies of cancer at 88
1993 Borolas, Joaquin Garcia, Mexican comedian (Santa Sangre), dies at 71
1993 Evert "Eef" Dolman, Dutch cyclist 1964 Olympic gold, dies at 47
1993 Joaquin Garcia, Mexican comic actor, dies of heart attack at 71
1992 Floyd Arceneaux, trumpeter, dies at 58
1991 Jimmy McPartland, jazz cornetist, dies of cancer at 83
1990 Venedikt Jerofejev, Russian writer, dies
1988 Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59
1985 Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) New York City at 91
1985 Selma Diamond, comedienne (Selma-Night Court), dies of cancer at 64
1984 Stanislaw Ulam, Polish Mathematician
1982 Irmgard Keun, W-German writer (Bluhende Neurosen), dies at 72
1982 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64
1982 Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer, dies at 74
1981 Carl Weinrich, composer, dies at 76
1979 Nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65
1975 Bob Wills, actor (Lone Prairie), dies at 69
1972 Dan Blocker, actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 41
1971 Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, composer, dies 67
1967 Frank McGrath, actor (Wagon Train), dies at 64
1966 Henk [Hendrik M] of Randwijk, poet/editor in chief (illegal), dies
1962 Frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60
1962 Franz Jozef Kline, U.S. expressionist painter, dies at 51
1962 H Trendley Dean, doctor (introduced fluoridation into water)
1962 Franz Kline, American Artist
1961 Gary Cooper, 2 time Academy award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60
1956 Aleksandr A Fadejev, Russian author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54
1951 Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, author (Issue Beukennoot), dies at 65
1942 Hyam Greenbaum, composer, dies at 41
1933 Karl Friedrich Paul Ernst, writer, journalist, dramatist, critic, works include 'Die Hochzeit', 'Canossa', dies at 67 in Sankt Georgen, Austria
1931 Josif Marinkovic, composer, dies at 79
1930 Fridtjof Nansen, diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies
1930 Helena Lange, German feminist, dies
1925 Boris V Savinkov, Russian writer/terrorist, dies
1916 Sholem Aleichem, yiddish writer (Fiddler on the Roof), dies
1914 R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket and soccer, dies
1904 Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies
1896 Nora Perry, writer, dies
1892 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer, dies at 63
1885 Juliana Horatia [Gatty] Ewing, author (Lob Lie-by-the-Fire), dies
1884 Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor, dies
1882 Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer, murdered at 35
1878 Joseph Henry, American Scientist
1873 Kaspar Masek, composer, dies at 79
1864 Junius Daniel, Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 35
1839 Israel Ashkenazi of Shklov, found Ashkenazic community (1815), dies
1839 Joseph Fesch, French cardinal/war commission/earl/senator, dies
1835 John Nash, British town planner/architect (Regent's Park), dies
1832 Georges Cuvier, French zoologist (La Regne Animal), dies at 62
1831 Christian G Korner, German lawyer, dies at 74
1812 Johann Matthias Sperger, composer, dies at 62
1809 Beilby Porteus, British Clergyman
1793 Martin Gerbert, composer, dies at 72
1787 Johann Michael Malzat, composer, dies at 38
1776 Anton de Haen, medical Ratio medendi, dies at 71
1732 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer, dies at 72
1619 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, lands advocate, beheaded
1390 Robert II the Steward, King of Scotland (1371-90), dies
1381 John of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies
384 Servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+




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