Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 20-May

Died on This Day (20-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Niki Lauda Niki Lauda Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur. Austrian Formula One racing driver 70 1
Patricia Derian Patricia Derian Patricia "Patt" Murphy Derian was an American civil rights and human rights activist who fought racism in Mississippi and went on to serve as Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs from 1977 to 1981. American civil rights activist 86 4
Robin Gibb Robin Gibb Robin Hugh Gibb CBE was a British singer and songwriter. Singer-songwriter 62 8
Harry C. Aderholt Harry C. Aderholt Harry Clay "Heinie" Aderholt was an American brigadier general in the United States Air Force and a prominent figure in air force special operations. Brigadier General 90 10
Len Murray Lionel Murray, Baron Murray of Epping Forest, OBE, PC was a British Labour Party politician and trade union leader. British trade union leader 81 16
Renato Carosone Renato Carosone Renato Carosone was an Italian musician. He was a prominent figure of the Italian music scene in the second half of the 20th century. Italian singer 81 19
Burton Jastram Burton Jastram Burton Albert Jastram was an American rower who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and won the Gold Medal as a member of the American boat in the Eights Competition at the Long Beach Marine Stadium, beating the Italian crew from the University of Pisa by inches. American rower 84 25
Victor Paul Wierwille Victor Paul Wierwille Victor Paul Wierwille was the founder of The Way International . American christian writer 68 35
Barbara Hepworth Barbara Hepworth Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth DBE was an English artist and sculptor. English sculptor 72 45
Otto von Feldmann Otto von Feldmann Otto von Feldmann was a German officer and politician. German politician 71 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nobukazu Kuriki Nobukazu Kuriki Nobukazu Kuriki was a Japanese mountaineer and entrepreneur. Japanese mountaineer 35 2
Ray Manzarek Ray Manzarek Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. was an American keyboardist. American musician 74 7
Randy Savage Randy Savage Randall Mario Poffo , better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling . American wrestler and actor 58 9
JD Cannon JD Cannon John Donovan Cannon was an American actor. An alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, he is best known for his co-starring role of Chief of Detectives Peter B. American actor 83 15
Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science. American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist 60 18
Jean-Pierre Rampal Jean-Pierre Rampal Jean-Pierre Louis Rampal was a French flautist. He has been personally "credited with returning to the flute the popularity as a solo classical instrument it had not held since the 18th century. Flautist 78 20
Peter Rabe Peter Rabe Peter Rabe was a German American writer who also wrote under the names Marco Malaponte and J. American writer 68 30
James W. Huffman James W. Huffman James Wylie Huffman was an American lawyer and Democratic Party politician from Ohio. American politician 85 40
John Whiteley John Whiteley General Sir John Francis Martin Whiteley, GBE, KCB, MC was a senior British Army officer who became Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff . British Army general 73 50
Karl Ludwig Sand Karl Ludwig Sand Karl Ludwig Sand , 5 October 1795 – Mannheim, 20 May 1820) was a German university student and member of a liberal Burschenschaft . German murderer 24 200