Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 31-May

Died on This Day (31-May)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Roky Erickson Roky Erickson Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson was an American musician and singer-songwriter. American musician 71 1
Jiří Bělohlávek Jiří Bělohlávek Jiří Bělohlávek, CBE was a Czech conductor. He was a leading interpreter of Czech classical music, and became chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in 1990, a role he would serve on two occasions during a combined span of seven years . Czech conductor 71 3
Jean Stapleton Jean Stapleton Jean Stapleton was an American character actress of stage, television and film. American actress 90 7
Adolfas Mekas Adolfas Mekas Adolfas Mekas was a Lithuanian-born American filmmaker, writer, director, editor, actor and educator. Lithuanian film director 85 9
Arlene Francis Arlene Francis Arlene Francis was an American actress, radio and television talk show host, and game show panelist. American actress, radio and talk show host 93 19
Antonio Flores Antonio Flores Antonio González Flores was a Spanish singer-songwriter and actor. Spanish actor and singer 33 25
Gaston Rébuffat Gaston Rébuffat Gaston Rébuffat was a French alpinist, mountain guide, and author. French mountaineer and guide 64 35
Terry Sawchuk Terry Sawchuk Terrance Gordon Sawchuk was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers. Canadian ice hockey player 40 50
Eduard Vojan Eduard Vojan Eduard Vojan was a famous Czech actor of early cinema. Czech actor 67 100
Chartres Brew Chartres Brew Chartres Brew was a Gold commissioner, Chief Constable and judge in the Colony of British Columbia, later a province of Canada. Canadian judge 54 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ella Brennan Ella Brennan Ella Brennan was an American restaurateur and part of a family of restaurateurs specializing in haute Louisiana Creole cuisine in New Orleans, Louisiana. American restaurateur 92 2
Carla Lane Carla Lane Romana Barrack OBE , known professionally as Carla Lane, was an English television writer responsible for several successful British sitcoms, including The Liver Birds , Butterflies , and Bread . English television writer 87 4
Zhou Ruchang Zhou Ruchang Zhou Ruchang , was a Chinese writer noted for his study of the novel Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin. Chinese writer 94 8
Louise Bourgeois Louise Bourgeois Louise Joséphine Bourgeois was a French-American artist. French-American artist 98 10
Tito Puente Tito Puente Ernest Anthony Puente Jr. , commonly known as Tito Puente, was an American musician, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer of Puerto Rican descent. Jazz musician 77 20
Willy Spühler Willy Spühler Willy Spühler was a Swiss politician. He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 17 December 1959, representing the Canton of Zürich, and handed over office on 31 January 1970. Swiss politician 88 30
Philip Wigglesworth Philip Wigglesworth Air Marshal Sir Horace Ernest Philip Wigglesworth, KBE, CB, DSC was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force. RAF air marshal 78 45
Odilo Globocnik Odilo Globocnik Odilo Lothar Ludwig Globocnik was an Austrian Nazi and a perpetrator of the Holocaust. SS officer 41 75
John Henry Brown John Henry Brown John Henry Brown was an American journalist, military leader, author, politician, and historian, who served as a state legislator and as mayor of both Galveston and Dallas, Texas . American historian 74 125
Josceline Percy Josceline Percy Josceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland, 5th Baron Percy , of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland and Petworth House, Sussex, was an English peer. English noble 25 350