May 2 Deaths in History - May 2 Birthdays - May 2 Events
2002 Judy Toll, comic/writer, Sex and the City, dies at 44
1999 Oliver Reed, actor, Oliver!, dies at 61
1998 Don Harrison, Headline News anchor, dies at 61
1998 Gene Raymond, actor, dies at 89
1997 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator, influential theorist of critical pedagogy, educator, author, studied philosophy, phe, nomenology, psychology of language, embraced a non-orthodox form of liberation theology, wrote 'Pedagogy of the Oppressed', dies from heart failure
1996 Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, civil servant, dies at 97
1996 Emile Habibi, writer, dies at 73
1996 Peter John Swales, football club chairman, dies at 63
1994 Louis Calaferte, writer (Requiem of the Innocents), dies at 65
1994 Wilson Charles Geoffery Baldwin, hero, dies at 75
1993 Julio Gallo, wine maker (Gallo), dies in a car accident at 82
1993 WLPM, the Short, Dutch MP (KVP, 1945-73), dies at 83
1993 Will Weng, Sunday Times crossword puzzle editor (1968-78), dies at 86
1992 Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34
1992 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
1992 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84
1992 Wilbur Mills, Representative-D-Arkansas 1939 - 1977, involved with Fanne Foxe, dies at 82
1991 Hal Bell, dies at 65
1991 Leib Lensky, dies at 82
1990 David Rappaport, 3'11' actor (Wizard, LA Law), shoots himself at 38
1990 Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 49
1990 William Levi Dawson, composer, dies at 90
1985 Hal LeRoy, dancer/actor (Harold Teen), dies at 71 after surgery
1985 Milton S Eisenhower, U.S. diplomat, dies at 85
1984 Jack Barry, game show emcee (Joker's Wild), dies at 66
1983 Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies
1982 Helmut Dantine
1982 Hugh Marlowe, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World), dies at 71
1980 Clarrie Grimmett, cricket (36 Tests for Australia, 216 wickets), dies
1973 Alan Carney, actor (Herbie-Take it from Me), dies at 61
1972 Hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69
1972 J Edgar Hoover, head of FBI (1924-72)/cross dresser, dies at 77
1972 J. Edgar Hoover, American Public Servant
1969 Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89
1969 Franz von Papen, German Politician
1968 Donald L Hall, airplane designer (Spirit of St. Louis), dies at 69
1964 Nancy N Witcher Astor, U.S./English feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor, dies
1964 Nancy Astor, British Politician
1963 Van Wyck Brooks, U.S. historian (Ordeal of Mark Twain), dies at 77
1959 Yrlo Henrik Kilpinen, Finnish composer, dies at 67
1958 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
1957 Joseph McCarthy, Wisconsin Senator-R-Wisconsin 1947 - 1957, dies at 47
1957 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer, dies at 53
1955 Tadeusz Jarecki, composer, dies at 66
1954 Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82
1947 William Moulton Marston, American Psychologist
1945 Martin Bormann, propoganda minister for Hitler, dies
1937 Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73
1919 Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies
1897 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
1892 Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
1864 Giacomo Meyerbeer, composer, dies at 72
1857 LC Alfred the Musset, French poet (Lesson caprices Marianne), dies
1857 Alfred de Musset, French Writer
1849 David H Chasse, baron/general (fought Napoleon at Waterloo), dies at 84
1845 August Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48
1818 Herman W. Daendels, governor-general of Guinea (1815-18), dies at 55
1799 Henri-Joseph Rigel, composer, dies at 58
1736 Albert Seba, Amsterdam pharmacist, dies at 71
1727 Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum), dies at 70
1685 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
1669 Pieter Jansz Post, master builder (Waag, Gouda), dies at 61
1567 Marin Drzic, Croatian playwright (Dundo Maroje), dies
1519 Leonardo Da Vinci, artist/scientist, dies at 67
1488 Jacob van Horne, Burgundy statesman, dies
1459 Pierozzi Antoninus, Italian archbishop of Florence/saint, dies
1250 Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered
649 Maruta of Tagrit, theology/1st mafriaan Jakobitische church, dies




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