May 19 Deaths in History - May 19 Birthdays - May 19 Events
2007 Hans Wollschlager, writer, editor, translated completed works of Edgar Allen Poe, James Joyce's Ulysses, dies in Bamberg, Germany
2002 Walter Lord, American Author
2001 Susannah McCorkle, singer, dies at 55
1997 Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12
1996 Johnny "Guitar" Watson, musician, dies at 61
1996 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
1994 Henry Morgan, TV panalist (To Tell the Truth), dies of cancer at 74
1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64
1994 Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer, dies at 82
1994 Luis Ocana, Span cyclist (Tour de France 1973), commits suicide at 48
1994 Jackie Kennedy, First Lady
1993 Nemesio Antunes, Chilean painter, dies at 75
1993 Richard Murphy, director (3 Stripes in the Sun), dies of stroke at 81
1991 Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch), dies
1991 Rini Otte, Dutch actress (Ergens in Nederland), dies at 74
1989 Able J Herzberg, Russian/Netherlands lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies
1989 E Galgoczi, writer, dies
1989 Robert Webber, actor (Alex-Moonlighting), dies of ALS at 64
1989 C. L. R. James, Journalist
1988 Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90
1987 Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71
1986 Jimmy Lyons, American Musician
1983 Jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies
1971 Bernard Wagenaar, Netherlands/U.S. composer, dies at 76
1971 Ogden Nash, poet/TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 68
1969 Coleman Hawkins, U.S. jazz musician/composer, dies
1966 Tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Captain Cook (1773), dies
1965 Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies
1961 Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94
1958 Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65
1958 Ronald Colman, British actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 67
1954 Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73
1954 Charles Edward Ives, U.S. composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79
1953 Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish General/Minister of War, dies at 79
1942 [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69
1941 Werner Sombart, Marxist economist (Handler und Heroes), dies at 78
1935 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
1935 Thomas E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, dies in a motorcycle crash
1928 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59
1928 Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53
1922 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
1917 Belva Lockwood, American Lawyer
1901 Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st President Rep South Africa, dies at 81
1898 William E. Gladstone, British Leader
1895 Jose J Marti y Perez, Spanish/Cuban poet (Versos sencillos), dies
1887 Pieter Blusse van Alblas, liberal minister of Finance, dies at 75
1876 Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Dutch historian/politician, dies at 74
1872 Johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44
1864 Nathaniel Hawthorne, U.S., writer (Scarlet Letter), dies
1845 Maria EJ Versfelt, mistress of general Moreau/marshal Ney, dies at 68
1801 Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings), dies
1800 French Bosbeeck, veterinarian/robber, hanged
1795 Josiah Bartlett, U.S. physician and judge, signed Declaration of Independence, dies at 65
1786 John Stanley, composer, dies at 74
1653 Carel Reyniersz, Governor-General of Netherlands East Indies, dies at 48
1647 Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies
1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
1536 Lord Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded
1296 Celestine V, Pietro del Murrone, Pope (1294), dies
988 Dunstanus, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies
804 Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69




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