Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 08-May
Died on This Day (08-May)
James Mark Fowler was an American professional zoologist and host of the acclaimed wildlife documentary television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.
Gareth Gwenlan was a Welsh television producer and director, best known for his work on shows such as The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, To the Manor Born, Only Fools and Horses, and High Hopes.
Welsh television producer and director
Nicholas deBelleville "Nick" Katzenbach was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B.
Andor Arnoldovich Lilienthal was a Hungarian and Soviet chess player.
Hungarian chess Grandmaster
George David "Slick" Coffman was an American baseball pitcher.
American baseball player
Elliot Charles Gordon Pinhey was an entomologist who worked in Africa and specialised in African Lepidoptera and Odonata.
Luigi Nono was an Italian avant-garde composer of classical music.
Field Marshal Sir Geoffrey Harding Baker, was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, from 1968 to 1971.
Josef Antonius Heinrich Terboven was a Nazi leader, best known as the Reichskommissar for Norway during the German occupation of Norway and the Quisling regime.
James A. Weston
James Adams Weston was a civil engineer, banker, and an American politician from Manchester, New Hampshire who served as mayor of Manchester for several terms and was twice Governor of New Hampshire.
Courken George Deukmejian Jr. ; was an Armenian American politician from the Republican Party who was the 35th Governor of California from 1983 to 1991 and Attorney General of California from 1979 to 1983.
Governor of California
Dallas Albert Willard was an American philosopher also known for his writings on Christian spiritual formation.
Lionel Edmund Rose MBE was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title.
Wolfgang Blochwitz was a football goalkeeper from East Germany.
Boyce Dawkins McDaniel was an American nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project and later directed the Cornell University Laboratory of Nuclear Studies .
Deng Li-jun , commonly known as Teresa Teng, was a Taiwanese singer, actress, and musician.
Adolphus Jean Sweet was an American actor, credited with nearly 60 television and film roles as well as several roles in stage productions before his death from stomach cancer in 1985.
Avery Brundage was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee, from 1952 to 1972.
William Patrick "Rebel" McTigue was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball pitcher
Abel-François Villemain was a French politician and writer.
French politician and writer