May 22 Deaths in History - May 22 Birthdays - May 22 Events
2004 Richard Biggs, actor, Babylon 5, dies at 44
2001 Whitman Mayo, actor, Sanford and Son, dies at 70
2000 Randolph Walker, theater actor, dies at 72
1998 John Derek, actor/director, dies at 71
1997 Alfred Day Hershey, American Scientist
1996 Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
1996 Rex Collings, writer/publisher, dies at 70
1995 Robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83
1994 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68
1994 Mitacq, Michel Tacq, Belgian comic strip artist (Beaver Patrol), dies
1993 Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/U.S. pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100
1991 Lino Brocka, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51
1990 Max Wall, actor (Jabberwocky), dies
1990 Rocky Graziano, boxer, dies at 71, of heart failure
1988 Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71
1988 Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament), dies at 73
1987 Mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65
1986 Martin Gabel, actor (Thief, Marnie), dies at 63
1985 Alister Hardy, British Scientist
1984 John Marley, actor (Cat Ballou), dies at 77 following heart surgery
1978 Bjarne Brustad, composer, dies at 83
1977 Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73
1977 Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80
1975 Torben Meyer, actor (Viking, Roberta, Sunny), dies at 90
1972 Margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Ahoy, VIP's), dies at 80
1972 C. Day Lewis, English Poet
1970 Joseph W. Krutch, U.S. writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76
1970 Joseph Wood Krutch, American Environmentalist
1967 Henry C Rumke, psychiatrist (Light of Man), dies at 74
1967 J Langston Hughes, U.S. author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65
1967 Langston Hughes, American Poet
1965 Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77
1965 Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Das Sein in der Zeit), dies
1961 Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53
1958 Magdalene Szekely-Lulofs, author (Our Italian Employees), dies at 58
1957 Langston Hughes, poet laureate, dies
1953 Vaclav Klicka, composer, dies at 70
1949 Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
1949 Klaus H T Mann, German/US writer (Turning Point), dies
1948 Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57
1948 Claude McKay, Jamaican Writer
1945 Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver, dies
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1939 Willem de Merode, poet (Precious Blood), dies at 51
1932 Lady Augusta, Isabella Gregory, playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80
1932 Lady Gregory, Irish Dramatist
1928 William HT Gairdner, English missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
1925 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, British field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1898 Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
1885 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
1885 Victor Hugo, French Author
1880 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
1878 Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52
1868 Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies
1859 Ferdinand II, Re Bomba, Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
1849 Maria Edgeworth, Irish Novelist
1825 Domenico Corri, composer, dies at 80
1819 John H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder (Corps Marines), dies at 84
1819 Hugh Williamson, American Politician
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1667 Alexander VII, Fabio Chigi, Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/president of Romagna, dies at 57
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
987 Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies




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