Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-May

Died on This Day (08-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Jim Fowler James Mark Fowler was an American professional zoologist and host of the acclaimed wildlife documentary television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. American zoologist 89 1
Gareth Gwenlan Gareth Gwenlan OBE was a Welsh television producer, director and executive, best known for his work on shows such as The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, Butterflies, To the Manor Born, Only Fools and Horses and High Hopes. Welsh television producer and director 79 4
Nicholas Katzenbach Nicholas Katzenbach Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. American lawyer 90 8
Andor Lilienthal Andor Lilienthal Andor Arnoldovich Lilienthal was a Hungarian and Soviet chess player. Hungarian chess Grandmaster 99 10
Slick Coffman Slick Coffman George David "Slick" Coffman was an American baseball pitcher. American baseball player 92 17
Elliot Pinhey Elliot Pinhey Elliot Charles Gordon Pinhey was an entomologist who worked in Africa and specialised in African Lepidoptera and Odonata. British entomologist 89 20
Luigi Nono Luigi Nono Luigi Nono was an Italian avant-garde composer of classical music. Italian composer 66 30
Geoffrey Baker Geoffrey Baker Field Marshal Sir Geoffrey Harding Baker, was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1968 to 1971. Army officer 67 40
Josef Terboven Josef Terboven Josef Terboven was a Nazi Party official and politician who was the long-serving Gauleiter of Gau Essen and the Reichskommissar for Norway during the German occupation. German politician 46 75
James A. Weston James A. Weston James Adams Weston was a civil engineer, banker, and an American politician from Manchester, New Hampshire who served as mayor of Manchester for several terms and was the 33rd governor of New Hampshire. American politician 67 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
George Deukmejian George Deukmejian Courken George Deukmejian Jr. was an American politician who served as the 35th governor of California from 1983 to 1991. Governor of California 89 2
Dallas Willard Dallas Willard Dallas Albert Willard was an American philosopher also known for his writings on Christian spiritual formation. American philosopher 77 7
Lionel Rose Lionel Rose Lionel Edmund Rose MBE was an Australian former professional boxer who competed from 1964 to 1976. Australian boxer 62 9
Wolfgang Blochwitz Wolfgang Blochwitz Wolfgang Blochwitz was a football goalkeeper from East Germany. German footballer 64 15
Basil Chubb Basil Chubb Frederick Basil Chubb was an English and Irish political scientist, author and broadcaster. British political scientist 80 18
Teresa Teng Teresa Teng Teng Li-Chun , commonly known as Teresa Teng, was a Taiwanese singer, actress, musician and philanthropist. Taiwanese singer 42 25
Dolph Sweet Dolph Sweet Adolphus Jean Sweet was an American actor, credited with nearly 60 television and film roles and more than 50 roles in stage productions, including performances on Broadway. American actor 64 35
Avery Brundage Avery Brundage Avery Brundage was an American sports administrator who served as the fifth president of the International Olympic Committee from 1952 to 1972. IOC president 87 45
Bill McTigue Bill McTigue William Patrick "Rebel" McTigue was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. Major League Baseball pitcher 28 100
Abel-François Villemain Abel-François Villemain Abel-François Villemain was a French politician and writer. French politician and writer 79 150