Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 26-May

Died on This Day (26-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Prem Tinsulanonda Prem Tinsulanonda Prem Tinsulanonda was a Thai military officer, politician, and statesman who served as the Prime Minister of Thailand from 3 March 1980 to 4 August 1988, during which time he was credited with ending a communist insurgency and presiding over accelerating economic growth. Prime Minister of Thailand 98 1
Laura Biagiotti Laura Biagiotti Laura Biagiotti was an Italian fashion designer, and the founder of the . Italian fashion designer 73 3
Arthur Decabooter Arthur Decabooter Arthur Decabooter was a Belgian professional racing cyclist, active as a professional between 1959 and 1967. Belgian racing cyclist 75 8
Art Linkletter Art Linkletter Arthur Gordon Linkletter , July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. TV Personality 97 10
Ross Powless Ross Powless Alexander Powless was a Mohawk lacrosse player from the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation near Brantford, Ontario. Lacrosse player 76 17
Anne Haney Anne Haney Anne Ryan Thomas Haney was an American stage and screen actress. American stage and screen actress 67 19
Friz Freleng Friz Freleng Isadore "Friz" Freleng , credited as I. Freleng early in his career, was an American animator, cartoonist, director, producer, and composer known for his work at Warner Bros. American cartoonist 88 25
Rufus Franklin Rufus Franklin Rufus William Franklin was an American criminal who served a life sentence in Alcatraz. American murderer 59 45
Prince Wilhelm of Prussia Prince Wilhelm of Prussia Prince Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Joseph Christian Olaf of Prussia was the eldest child of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Prussian prince 33 80
Ahmed Cevdet Pasha Ahmed Cevdet Pasha Ahmed Cevdet Pasha was an Ottoman scholar, intellectual, bureaucrat, administrator, and historian who was a prominent figure in the Tanzimat reforms of the Ottoman Empire. Ottoman statesman 73 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Alan Bean Alan Bean Alan LaVern Bean was an American naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut; he was the fourth person to walk on the Moon. NASA astronaut 86 2
Georgia Williams Georgia Williams is a New Zealand professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's WorldTeam Team BikeExchange. British murder victim 16 7
Arisen Ahubudu Kalasuri Arisen Ahubudu was a Sri Lankan writer, orator, scholar, playwright, teacher , Sinhala lyricist, author and poet. Author, poet and scholar 91 9
Eddie Albert Eddie Albert Edward Albert Heimberger was an American actor and activist. American actor 99 15
Nathan Mantel Nathan Mantel Nathan Mantel was an American biostatistician best known for his work with William Haenszel which led to the Mantel–Haenszel test and its associated estimate, the Mantel–Haenszel odds ratio. American statistician 83 18
Burdette Keeland Burdette Keeland Burdette Keeland, Jr. was an American architect and professor from Houston whose work was admired by Philip Johnson. American architect 74 20
Marguerite S. Church Marguerite S. Church Marguerite Stitt Church was an American psychologist and politician who represented Illinois' 13th congressional district as a Republican from 1951 to 1963. American politician 97 30
John E. Gingrich John E. Gingrich Admiral John Edward Gingrich was an officer in the United States Navy who served as the first chief of security for the United States Atomic Energy Commission from 1947 to 1949, and as Chief of Naval Material from 1953 to 1954. United States Navy Admiral 63 60
Eddie Giroux Eddie Giroux Edward Joseph "Eddie" Giroux was a Canadian professional ice hockey player best known for being the only 20-year-old to have competed in the 1904 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Canadian ice hockey player 47 90
Johann Heinrich Blasius Johann Heinrich Blasius Johann Heinrich Blasius was a German zoologist. His son, August Wilhelm Heinrich Blasius , was an ornithologist. German zoologist 60 150