Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 19-May

Died on This Day (19-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Leidy Asprilla Leidy Johanna Asprilla Solís was a Colombian footballer who played as a forward. Colombian footballer 22 1
Stanislav Petrov Stanislav Petrov 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 77 3
Happy Rockefeller Happy Rockefeller 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 88 5
Gerhard Hetz Gerhard Hetz 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. Swimmer 69 8
Harry Vos Harry Vos Henry Antonie "Harry" Vos was a Dutch footballer who played as a defender. Dutch footballer 63 10
E. K. Nayanar E. K. Nayanar Erambala Krishnan Nayanar was an Indian Communist politician of the Communist Party of India or CPI. Indian politician 85 16
Walter Lord Walter Lord 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 84 18
Tapio Wirkkala Tapio Wirkkala Tapio Veli Ilmari Wirkkala was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. Finnish artist 69 35
Ray Schalk Ray Schalk Raymond William Schalk was an American professional baseball player, coach, manager and scout. American baseball player and coach 77 50
Edgar D. Crumpacker Edgar D. Crumpacker Edgar Dean Crumpacker was an American lawyer and politician who served eight terms as a U. American politician 68 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Bernard Lewis Bernard Lewis Bernard Lewis, FBA was a British American historian specialized in Oriental studies. British American historian 101 2
Morley Safer Morley Safer Morley Safer was a Canadian-American broadcast journalist, reporter, and correspondent for CBS News. Canadian broadcast journalist 84 4
Jack Brabham Jack Brabham 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 88 6
Garret FitzGerald Garret FitzGerald 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. Irish Taoiseach 85 9
Henry Corden Henry Corden 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 85 15
Bill Zaring Bill Zaring Bill Zaring was an American racecar driver who raced midget cars in Southern California. American racecar driver 85 17
Yevgeny Khrunov Yevgeny Khrunov Yevgeny Vasilyevich Khrunov was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 5/Soyuz 4 mission. Soviet cosmonaut 66 20
Robert E. Quinn Robert E. Quinn Robert Emmet Quinn was an American attorney and politician from Rhode Island. American judge, politician, Rhode Island governor 81 45
Philipp Bouhler Philipp Bouhler 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. German general 45 75
José Martí José Martí 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 42 125