May 7 Deaths in History - May 7 Birthdays - May 7 Events
2005 Peter W. Rodino, Representative-D-New Jersey 1949 - 1989, chaired Watergate council, died at 95 of heart failure
2002 Kevyn Aucoin, make-up artist/writer, Making Face, dies at 40
2001 Joseph Greenberg, American Writer
2000 "Douglas Fairbanks, Jr", actor, dies at 90
1998 Eddie Rabbitt, singer, I Love a Rainy Night, dies at 56
1996 Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76
1996 Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87
1996 Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head of MI5, dies at 76
1995 Ernest H Martin, impressario, dies at 75
1995 Lawrence Josset, engraver, dies at 84
1995 Maria Luisa Bemberg, fil maker, dies at 73
1995 Ray McKinley, drummer, dies at 84
1994 Clement Greenberg, U.S. art critic (Art and Culture), dies at 85
1994 Margaret Skeete, oldest American, dies at 115
1993 Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89
1990 Jessica James, actress (Spring Break), dies of breast cancer at 60
1989 Guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies in Argentina at 65
1988 Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
1987 Colin Blakely, dies at 56
1987 Stewart McKinney, Representative-R-Connecticut 1971 - 1987, died from complications from AIDS
1986 Gaston Deferre, French politician, dies at 75
1985 Dawn Addams, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens), dies at 54
1983 Peter Edel, writer, dies
1982 Alfred Adam, dies at 72
1981 Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79
1977 Irwin Fischer, composer, dies at 73
1974 Frederick Kelly, American Athlete
1971 Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83
1970 Carlos Estrada, composer, dies at 60
1968 Lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/Governor of Alabama, dies at 41
1967 Judith Evelyn, dies of cancer at 54
1962 Jimmy Conlin, dies at 77
1958 Nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81
1951 Warner Baxter, dies at 62
1946 Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed
1946 Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
1942 Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79
1941 David Wijnkoop, revolutionary socialist, dies
1941 James G. Frazer, Scottish Scientist
1934 Edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67
1932 Albert Thomas, French social minister of Weapon production, dies
1929 Albert Anselmi, U.S. gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1929 John Scalise, U.S. gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1929 Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta, U.S. gangster, murdered by Al Capone
1928 Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer, dies at 56
1915 Alfred G Vanderbilt, U.S. millionaire, dies aboard Lusitania
1915 Alfred Scott Witherbee, Jr., U.S. Lusitania officer, dies
1915 Charles Frohman, dies aboard Lusitania
1914 Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87
1904 Peter Hille, writer, dies
1900 Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81
1890 James Nasmyth, Scottish Inventor
1884 Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72
1876 Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
1873 Salmon P. Chase, American Politician
1873 Salmon Portland Chase, American Politician
1871 Louis Papineau, political reformer, dies
1863 Amiel Weeks Whipple, U.S. Union General-major, dies of injuries at 46
1840 Caspar David Friedrich, German Artist
1836 Norbert Burgmuller, composer, dies at 26
1825 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74
1818 Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer, dies at 70
1814 Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79
1800 Laurens P van Spiegel, regent/pension advisor (1787-95), dies at 64
1800 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72
1793 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt Admiral (battle of Doggersbank), dies at 68
1793 Pietro Nardini, composer, dies at 71
1792 Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82
1736 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60
1673 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
1671 Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68
1671 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of Opperkrijgshof, dies at 62
1667 Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
1523 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
1205 Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1166 Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66)
973 Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies




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