Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 10-May

Died on This Day (10-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba was a Spanish statesman, politician and chemist who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Spain from 2010 to 2011, and previously as Minister of Education from 1992 to 1993, as Minister of the Presidency from 1993 to 1996, as Minister of the Interior from 2006 to 2011 and as acting Minister of Defence between May and June 2008. Spanish politician 67 1
Geoffrey Bayldon Geoffrey Bayldon Albert Geoffrey Bayldon was an English actor. After playing roles in many stage productions, including the works of William Shakespeare, he became known for portraying the title role of the children's series Catweazle . English actor 93 3
John Bush John Bush Admiral Sir John Fitzroy Duyland Bush GCB DSC** was a British Royal Navy officer who served as Commander-in-Chief Western Fleet. British admiral 98 7
Norma Zimmer Norma Zimmer Norma Zimmer was an American vocalist, best remembered for her 22-year tenure as Lawrence Welk's "Champagne Lady" on The Lawrence Welk Show. Singer, vocalist 87 9
Charles R. Perry Charles R. Perry Charles R. "Chuck" Perry was a Gainesville, Florida construction industry leader, philanthropist and businessman. American builder 71 15
Lynda Lyon Block Lynda Lyon Block Lynda Cheryle Lyon Block was an American convicted murderer. American murderer 54 18
Craig Stevens Craig Stevens Craig Stevens was an American film and television actor, best known for his starring role on television as private detective Peter Gunn from 1958 to 1961. American actor 81 20
Chester Gould Chester Gould Chester Gould was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip, which he wrote and drew from 1931 to 1977, incorporating numerous colorful and monstrous villains. Dick Tracy comic strip 84 35
Cecil Blachford Cecil Blachford Cecil William Blachford was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward player who played for the Montreal Hockey Club and the Montreal Wanderers. Canadian ice hockey player 84 55
Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger was a German war criminal and a paramilitary commander acting as a high-ranking member of the SA and the SS . German general 51 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
David Goodall David Goodall David William Goodall was an English-born Australian botanist and ecologist. British-Australian botanist and ecologist 104 2
Sally Brampton Sally Brampton Sally Jane Brampton was an English journalist, writer, and magazine editor. English journalist, writer, and magazine editor 60 4
Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby Carroll Hall Shelby was an American automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur. American racing driver and entrepreneur 89 8
John Kempe John Kempe John William Rolfe Kempe CVO was headmaster of Gordonstoun School from 1968–1978, during the period that the Princes Andrew and Edward arrived at the school. British schoolteacher 92 10
Orvar Bergmark Orvar Bergmark Orvar Bergmark was a Swedish football defender, manager and bandy player. Swedish footballer and manager 73 16
Deborah Walley Deborah Walley Deborah Walley was an American actress noted for playing the title role in Gidget Goes Hawaiian and in several Beach Party films. American actress 57 19
Walker Percy Walker Percy Walker Percy, Obl.S.B. was an American writer whose interests included philosophy and semiotics. American writer 73 30
Eino Heino Eino Heino Eino Ilmari Heino was a Finnish cinematographer. During his career, he received three Jussi Awards, two for feature films Linnaisten vihreä kamari and Loviisa – Niskavuoren nuori emäntä and one for a short film Jokapäiväistä leipäämme . Finnish cinematographer 63 45
Erwin Baker Erwin Baker Erwin George "Cannon Ball" Baker was an American motorcycle and automobile racing driver and organizer in the first half of the 20th century. American racing driver 78 60
Claude Vignon Claude Vignon Claude Vignon was a French painter, printmaker and illustrator who worked in a wide range of genres. French painter 76 350