Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-May

Died on This Day (12-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Machiko Kyō Machiko Kyō Machiko Kyō was a Japanese actress who was active primarily in the 1950s. Japanese actress 95 1
Mauno Koivisto Mauno Koivisto Mauno Henrik Koivisto was a Finnish politician who served as the ninth president of Finland from 1982 to 1994. President of Finland 93 3
Constantino Romero Constantino Romero Constantino Romero García was a Spanish actor and presenter. Spanish actor, voice actor and presenter 65 7
Harold Loesch Harold Loesch Harold Carl Otto Loesch was a marine biologist and oceanographer who is credited with being the first to examine the Mobile Bay jubilee in an academic journal . American biologist 84 9
Monica Zetterlund Monica Zetterlund Monica Zetterlund was a Swedish jazz singer and actress. Swedish jazz singer 67 15
Adam Petty Adam Petty Adam Kyler Petty was an American professional stock car racing driver. American racing driver 19 20
John E. Davis John E. Davis John E. Davis was an American politician who served as Director of the Defense Civil Preparedness Agency from 1969 to 1976. Governor of North Dakota 77 30
Lillian Roth Lillian Roth Lillian Roth was an American singer and actress. Her life story was told in the 1955 film I'll Cry Tomorrow, in which she was portrayed by Susan Hayward, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance. American actress, singer 69 40
Nelly Sachs Nelly Sachs Nelly Sachs was a German-Swedish poet and playwright. German author 78 50
Julius Hawley Seelye Julius Hawley Seelye Julius Hawley Seelye was a missionary, author, United States Representative, and former president of Amherst College. American politician 70 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, Baroness Jowell, DBE, PC was a British Labour Party politician and life peer who served as the Member of Parliament for Dulwich and West Norwood, previously Dulwich, from 1992 to 2015. British Labour politician 70 2
Julius La Rosa Julius La Rosa Julius La Rosa was an American traditional popular music singer, who worked in both radio and television beginning in the 1950s. Italian-American singer 86 4
Ernst Josef Fittkau Ernst Josef Fittkau Ernst Josef Fittkau was a German entomologist and herpetologist. Entomologist 84 8
Antonio Ozores Antonio Ozores Antonio Ozores Puchol was a Spanish actor. He was the son of actors and , brother of director Mariano Ozores and of actor , father of , and uncle of actress Adriana Ozores. Spanish actor 81 10
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan was a statesman and activist who served as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from 1966 to 1977, during which he reoriented the agency's focus beyond Europe and prepared it for an explosion of complex refugee issues. UN High Commissioner for Refugees 70 17
Lord Goodman Lord Goodman Arnold Abraham Goodman, Baron Goodman, CH, was a British lawyer and political advisor. British lawyer and political advisor 81 25
Edward Sayers Edward Sayers Sir Edward George Sayers CMG KStJ was a New Zealand medical doctor, parasitologist, Methodist missionary, military medical administrator, consultant physician and, from 1958 to 1968, Dean of the University of Otago, School of Medicine. New Zealand doctor 82 35
Clifford Durr Clifford Durr Clifford Judkins Durr was an Alabama lawyer who played an important role in defending activists and others accused of disloyalty during the New Deal and McCarthy eras. Lawyer 76 45
Archduchess Karoline Marie of Austria Archduchess Karoline Marie of Austria Archduchess Karoline Marie of Austria was a member of the House of Habsburg-Tuscany and Archduchess of Austria, Princess of Tuscany by birth. Austrian archduchess 75 75
Hermann von Beckerath Hermann von Beckerath Hermann von Beckerath was a banker and Prussian statesman. Prussian banker and statesman 68 150