Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 06-May

Died on This Day (06-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Max Azria Max Azria Max Azria was a Tunisian-Jewish-born American fashion designer who founded the contemporary women's clothing brand BCBG MAX AZRIA. Tunisia-born fashion designer 70 1
Reg Grundy Reg Grundy Reginald Roy Grundy AC, OBE was an Australian entrepreneur and media mogul, best known for his numerous television productions. Australian media and tv entrepreneur and mogul 92 4
Giulio Andreotti Giulio Andreotti Giulio Andreotti OMI SMOM OCSG OESSH was an Italian politician and statesman who served as the 41st prime minister of Italy in seven governments and leader of the Christian Democracy party; he was the sixth-longest-serving prime minister since the Italian unification and the second-longest-serving post-war prime minister. Prime Minister of Italy 94 7
Duane Pillette Duane Pillette Duane Xavier "Dee" Pillette was an American professional baseball pitcher, who played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball for four different teams from 1949 through 1956. Major League Baseball player 88 9
Theodore J. Bauer Theodore J. Bauer Theodore J. Bauer was an American Infectious disease specialist who was head of the Communicable Disease Center from 1953 to 1956, and who also served as Assistant Surgeon General of the United States. American physician 95 15
David Woodley David Eugene Woodley was an American football player, a quarterback in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins , and the Pittsburgh Steelers . US Footballer 44 17
Maria Pia de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança Maria Pia de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança Maria Pia de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança , also known by her literary pseudonym Hilda de Toledano, was a Portuguese writer and journalist who claimed to be the illegitimate daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal. Portuguese politician 88 25
Frank H. Ono Frank H. Ono Frank H. Ono was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 56 40
James D. Howe James D. Howe James Donnie Howe was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in May 1970 during the Vietnam War. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient 21 50
Carl Röchling Carl Röchling Carl Röchling was a German painter and illustrator known for his representation of historical military themes. German artist 64 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Steven Holcomb Steven Holcomb Steven Paul Holcomb was an American bobsledder who competed from 1998 until his death in 2017. American bobsledder 37 3
Errol Brown Errol Brown Lester Errol Brown MBE was a British-Jamaican singer and songwriter, best known as the frontman of the soul and funk band Hot Chocolate. Hot Chocolate Singer 71 5
David A. Granger David A. Granger David Arthur Granger is a retired military officer who served as the 9th President of Guyana from May 2015 to August 2020. Guyanese politician 66 8
Robin Roberts Robin Roberts Robin Evan Roberts was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who pitched primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies . American baseball player and coach 83 10
Barney Kessel Barney Kessel Barney Kessel was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma. American musician 80 16
Otis Blackwell Otis Blackwell Otis Blackwell was an American songwriter whose work influenced rock and roll. Singer/pianist 70 18
Charles Farrell Charles Farrell Charles David Farrell was an American film actor of the 1920s silent era and into the 1930s, and later a television actor. Actor, developer, former Palm Springs Mayor 88 30
Jozsef Mindszenty Jozsef Mindszenty József Mindszenty was a Hungarian cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Esztergom and leader of the Catholic Church in Hungary from 1945 to 1973. Archbishop of Esztergom 83 45
Franz Budka Franz Budka The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military of the Third Reich during World War II. SS officer 24 75
James Young Simpson James Young Simpson Sir James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet, FRSE FRCPE FSA Scot was a Scottish obstetrician and a significant figure in the history of medicine. British doctor 58 150