Died on This Day (19-May)
|Leidy Johanna Asprilla Solís was a Colombian footballer who played as a forward.
|Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov was a lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces who played a key role in the 1983 Soviet nuclear false alarm incident.
|Soviet air force officer
|Margaretta Large "Happy" Rockefeller was a philanthropist and the second wife of the 49th governor of New York and 41st vice president of the United States, Nelson Rockefeller .
|Philanthropist, Second Lady of USA
|Gerhard Hetz was a German Olympic swimmer. He competed in the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay and a bronze medal in the 400 m individual medley in 1964.
|Henry Antonie "Harry" Vos was a Dutch footballer who played as a defender.
|E. K. Nayanar
|Erambala Krishnan Nayanar was an Indian Communist politician of the Communist Party of India or CPI.
|John Walter Lord Jr. was an American author, lawyer, copywriter and popular historian best known for his 1955 account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, A Night to Remember.
|American lawyer, ad man, author
|Tapio Veli Ilmari Wirkkala was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design.
|Raymond William Schalk was an American professional baseball player, coach, manager and scout.
|American baseball player and coach
|Edgar D. Crumpacker
|Edgar Dean Crumpacker was an American lawyer and politician who served eight terms as a U.
|Bernard Lewis, FBA was a British American historian specialized in Oriental studies.
|British American historian
|Morley Safer was a Canadian-American broadcast journalist, reporter, and correspondent for CBS News.
|Canadian broadcast journalist
|Sir John Arthur Brabham AO OBE was an Australian racing driver who was Formula One World Champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966.
|Australian racing driver
|Garret Desmond FitzGerald was an Irish Fine Gael politician, economist and barrister who served twice as Taoiseach, serving from 1981 to 1982 and 1982 to 1987.
|Henry Corden was a Canadian-born American actor, best known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone after Alan Reed's death in 1977.
|Canadian-born American actor, voice actor
|Bill Zaring was an American racecar driver who raced midget cars in Southern California.
|American racecar driver
|Yevgeny Vasilyevich Khrunov was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 5/Soyuz 4 mission.
|Robert E. Quinn
|Robert Emmet Quinn was an American attorney and politician from Rhode Island.
|American judge, politician, Rhode Island governor
|Philipp Bouhler was a German senior Nazi Party functionary who was both a Reichsleiter and Chief of the Chancellery of the Führer of the NSDAP.
|José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban nationalist, poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country from Spain.
|Poet, writer, Cuban nationalist leader