Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 20-May
Died on This Day (20-May)
Andreas Nikolaus Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur.
Austrian Formula One driver
Patricia 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
Robin Hugh Gibb was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees with older brother Barry and fraternal twin brother Maurice.
Harry C. Aderholt
Harry Clay Aderholt was an American brigadier general in the United States Air Force and a prominent figure in air force special operations.
Lionel Murray, Baron Murray of Epping Forest, was a British Labour Party politician and trade union leader.
British trade union leader
Renato Carosone was an Italian musician. He was a prominent figure of the Italian music scene in the second half of the 20th century.
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.
James W. Huffman
James Wylie Huffman was a Democratic Party politician from Ohio.
General Sir John Francis Martin Whiteley, was a senior British Army officer who became Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff .
British Army general
Audrey Wurdemann Auslander was an American poet. She was the youngest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry at the age of 24, for her collection Bright Ambush.
Nobukazu Kuriki was a Japanese mountaineer and entrepreneur.
Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author.
Randall Mario "Randy" Poffo , better known by his ring name Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler, commentator, actor, rapper, and professional baseball player best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and later World Championship Wrestling with the nickname "Macho Man".
American wrestler and actor
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.
Stephen Jay Gould
Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and historian of science.
American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist
± Jean-Pierre Louis Rampal was a French flautist.
Peter Rabe was a German American writer who also wrote under the names Marco Malaponte and J.
Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was an English artist and sculptor.
Adolf Ellegard Jensen
Adolf Ellegard Jensen was one of the most important German ethnologists of the first half of the 20th century.
Otto von Feldmann
Otto von Feldmann was a German officer and politician.