May 3 Deaths in History - May 3 Birthdays - May 3 Events
2007 Wally Schirra, dies in La Jolla, California, of a heart attack, at 84
2003 Suzy Parker, model, dies at 70
2002 Barbara Castle, British Politician
2001 Billy Higgins, American Musician
2000 John Cardinal O'Connor, American Clergyman
1999 Joe Adcock, first baseman, outfielder, played for Cincinnati Reds dies
1996 Jack Weston, actor (Ishtar, Rad, Cuba), dies of lymphoma at 71
1996 Timothy Gullikson, tennis player and coach, dies at 45
1995 Michael Horden, actor (Fool, Green Man, Scoop), dies at 83
1994 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, mayor of Maarn, dies at 78
1994 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch MP (CDA), dies at 63
1994 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer, dies at 90
1994 Richard Scarry, author/illustrator of children's books, dies at 74
1992 Elizabeth Lennox, radio singer, dies of heart seizure at 98
1992 George Murphy, Senator-R-California 1965 - 1971, actor, dies of Leukemia at 89
1992 Peter Bruni, dies of heart failure at 60
1991 Gerrit Mik, child psychiatrist/Dutch MP (D66), dies
1991 Jersy Kosinski, author (Being There), dies at 57
1991 Margaret Tallichet, actress (Stranger on the 3rd Floor), dies
1990 Pimen, Sergei Irzyekov, patriarch of Rus-orthodox church, dies at 79
1989 Christine Jorgensen, 1st transsexual, dies at 62
1989 Muriel Ostriche, dies
1987 Yolande Christina Dalida, dies at 54
1986 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
1983 Vaughn Taylor, act (Jailhouse Rock), dies of cerebal hemmorrhage at 72
1982 Helmut Dantine, actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies at 64
1982 Hugh Beaumont, actor (Ward-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 73
1979 Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76
1978 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71
1976 David Bruce, dies at 62
1976 Ernie Nevers, college fullback (Stanford), dies at 72
1975 Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross), dies at 78
1972 Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
1972 Dan Blocker, actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43
1972 Les Harvey, rocker, dies
1970 Candelario Huizar, composer, dies at 82
1968 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86
1968 Margaret Young, American Musician
1966 Wylie Watson, dies at 77
1965 Howard Spring, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies at 76
1965 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75
1964 Diana Wynyard, dies at 58
1961 Maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53
1955 Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies
1945 Louis L H de Visser, Dutch MP (CPN), dies at 66
1943 Leslie Heward, composer, dies at 45
1942 Johan H Westerveld, Lt-colonel/leader Order Service, executed
1939 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71
1932 Anton Wildgans, Austr writer (Dies Irae)/dir Burgtheater, dies at 51
1932 Charles Fort, American Writer
1931 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59
1931 Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer, dies at 93
1926 Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63
1925 Clement Ader, French engineer (steam engine airplane), dies at 84
1916 Padraic Pearse, Irishg nationalist, executed by British firing squad
1910 Artie Shaw, bandleader
1902 David R Capriles, Curaeaos director of psychiatric, dies at 64
1893 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer, dies at 73
1888 William Alexander Henry, Canadian Lawyer
1881 Josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies
1881 George Linnaeus Banks, English Writer
1868 Olof Wilhelm Udden, composer, dies at 68
1863 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, U.S. Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at 35
1861 Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80
1856 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
1856 Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52
1854 William Beale, composer, dies at 70
1845 Thomas Hood, English Poet
1841 Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance/Navy/Colonies, dies at 74
1839 Ferdinando Paer, composer, dies at 67
1816 James McHenry, American Politician
1792 Carlo Zuccari, composer, dies at 87
1783 Pieter Valck(x), South Netherlands sculptor, dies at 49
1774 Heinrich A Fouque, Prussian general (7 year war), dies at 76
1764 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedist, dies at 53
1758 Benedict XIV, Prospero L Lambertini, Pope (1740-58), dies at 83
1737 Abraham Patras, Governor-General of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65
1707 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53
1704 Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Austrian violist/composer, dies at 59
1703 Eglon van de Down, still-life painter, dies
1654 Francois van Kinschot, treasurer-gen/chancellor of Brabant, dies at 77
1614 Sasbout Vosmeer, RC theologist/apostole vicar, dies at 66
1567 Leonhard Paminger, composer, dies at 72
1481 Mohammed II, Fatih, sultan of Turkey (1451-81), dies
1442 Engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies
1410 Alexander V, Petros Philargi, Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies
1294 Jan I, duke of Brabant/Limburg/poet, dies
1010 Ansfried, 9th bishop of Utrecht (995-1010)/saint, dies at about 69




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