Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 24-May
Died on This Day (24-May)
Murray Gell-Mann was an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles.
Denis Hale Johnson was an American writer best known for his short story collection Jesus' Son and his novel Tree of Smoke , which won the National Book Award for Fiction.
Tanith Lee was a British science fiction and fantasy writer.
British Sci Fi Writer
Hermengild Li Yi
Hermengild Li Yi was the Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Lu'an, China.
Roman Catholic bishop
Anneliese Rothenberger was a German operatic soprano who had an active international performance career which spanned from 1942 to 1983.
James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, from October 1964 to June 1970, and again from March 1974 to April 1976.
British Prime Minister
Joe Darensbourg was an American, New Orleans-based jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, notable for his work with Buddy Petit, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Creath, Fate Marable, Andy Kirk, Kid Ory, Wingy Manone, Joe Liggins and Louis Armstrong.
Earl A. Young was an American architectural designer, realtor, and insurance agent.
Robert Ritter von Greim
Robert Ritter von Greim was a German Field Marshal and First World War flying ace.
German flying ace
Hugh McCulloch was an American financier who played a central role in financing the American Civil War.
John Peter Bain , better known as TotalBiscuit , was an English video gaming commentator and game critic on YouTube.
British gaming critic and commentator
Herbert Tsangtse Kwouk, was a British actor, known for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films.
Edwin Thomas "Ed" Shaughnessy was a swing music and jazz drummer long associated with Doc Severinsen and a member of The Tonight Show Band on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Mark Haines was a host on the CNBC television network.
Kevin Orchard Lyons was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly representing the seat of Darwin .
August Joseph Donatelli was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League from 1950 to 1973.
United States Army soldier
Jorge González Camarena
Jorge González Camarena was a Mexican prominent painter, muralist and sculptor.
Mexican painter and sculptor
Clifton Luther Jackson was an American stride pianist.
Pierre Émile Taddéoli was a Swiss aviation pioneer.
Swiss aviation pioneer
Jackson Kemper in 1835 became the first missionary bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Episcopalian missionary bishop