11th May, on this day

330 Constantinople is dedicated as the new capital of the Roman Empire. The city is named after the Emperor Constantine and built on the site of the ancient city of Byzantium
868 The first known printed book, the Diamond Sutra, is published in China. A copy is found by archaeologists in 1900
1189 Emperor Frederik I Barbarossa and 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg
1310 54 members of the Knights Templar are burned at the stake in France for being heretics.
1330 Constantinople (Istanbul) becomes new capital by Roman Emperor Constantine for Eastern Roman Empire
1421 Jews are expelled from Styria, Austria
1502 Columbus begins 4th and last trip to "Indies"
1625 Boers besiege Frankenburg estate in Upper-Austria
1678 French Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao
1689 Battle of Bantry Bay, French and English naval battle
1690 English troops of W Phips conquer Port Royal Nova Scotia
1745 Battle of Fontenoy (Doornik): Austrian Succession war
1749 British parliament accept Consolidation Act: fleet reorganization
1751 1st US hospital founded (Pennsylvania Hospital)
1752 1st US fire insurance policy issued (Philadelphia)
1792 Columbia River discovered and named by US Captain Robert Gray
1812 Waltz introduced into English ballrooms - Most observers consider it disgusting and immoral.
1812 British Prime Minister Spencer Percival is assassinated in the House of Commons - apparently mistaken by his killer, bankrupt broker John Bellingham, for someone else
1813 In Australia, Lawson, Blaxland and Wentworth, lead an expedition westwards from Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continued expansion throughout the 19th century.
1814 Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh
1820 Launch of HMS Beagle the ship that took young Charles Darwin on his scientific voyage.
1824 British forces take Rangoon, Burma
1833 "Lady-of-the-Lake" strikes iceberg and sinks in N Atlantic; kills 215
1841 Lt. Charles Wilkes lands at Fort Nisqually in Puget Sound.
1850 Work starts on 1st brick building in San Fransisco
1857 Indian Mutiny: Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British.
1858 In America, Minnesota becomes the 32nd state of the Union
1862 Confederates scuttle CSS Virginia off Norfolk, VA
1864 General J E B Stuart is mortally wounded in Battle of Yellow Tavern, VA (Sheridan's Raid, South Anna Bridge)
1865 Jeff Thompson surrenders
1868 Abolition of public executions in Britain
1871 European powers sign the Treaty of London which guarantees the neutrality and independence of the Duchy of Luxembourg
1891 Otsu Scandal.
1894 Pullman Strike: Four thousand Pullman Palace Car Company workers go on a wildcat strike in Illinois.
1900 James J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 23 for heavyweight boxing title
1904 Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace
1907 A derailment outside Lompoc, California kills 32 Shriners when their chartered train jumps off the tracks at a switch near Surf Depot.
1909 In Bloemfontein, the National Convention agrees a draft constitution for a unified South Africa
1910 Britain's first nudist congress held at Wembley
1916 Einstein's Theory of General Relativity presented
1917 Britain grants Royal Letters Patent to New Zealand
1921 Tel Aviv is 1st all Jewish municipality
1924 Cartel des Gauches wins French parliamentary election
1924 Mercedes-Benz formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging the two companies.
1925 Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region constituted in RSFSR
1926 Airship Norge leaves Spitsbergen for 1st air crossing of Arctic Ocean
1927 Belgium beats England 9-1 in soccer
1927 Louis B Mayer forms Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1928 General Electric opens 1st TV-station (Schenectady, NY)
1929 1st regularly scheduled TV broadcasts (3 nights per week)
1931 Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails beginning financial collapse of Central Europe
1934 Dust Bowl: A strong two-day dust storm removes massive amounts of Great Plains topsoil in one of the worst dust storms of the Dust Bowl in North America.
1941 1st Messerschmidt 109F shot down above England
1942 Japanese troops conquer Kalewa
1943 Hermann Goering-division in Tunisia surrenders
1943 US 7th division lands on Attu, Aleutian, (1st US territory recaptured)
1944 Slomp Resistance fighter (Frits de Zwerver) freed from Arnhem prison
1944 The Allies start a major offensive against the Axis Powers on the Gustav Line.
1945 US marines conquer Awatsha Draw, Okinawa
1947 BF Goodrich manufactures 1st tubeless tire, Akron OH
1947 Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy
1948 Haganah takes control of Safed and port of Haifa
1948 Luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy
1949 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)
1949 By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN
1949 Siam renames itself Thailand
1950 Belgium mine disaster at Borinage, 39 die
1950 Eugène Ionesco's "La Cantatrice Chauve" premieres in Paris France
1951 Jay Forrester patents computer core memory
1953 F5 Tornado kills 114 in Waco TX ($39 million damage)
1953 Winston Churchill criticizes John Foster Dulles domino theory
1955 Israel attacks Gaza
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1958 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1959 Elvis Presley's 1st entry on UK charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"
1960 Launch of the world's longest ocean-going cruise liner, SS France
1960 Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires
1962 Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1962 US sends troops to Thailand
1963 "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" by Peter, Paul & Mary hits number 2
1963 Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham, AL
1964 In Britain, interior designer and businessman Terence Conran opens his first Habitat Shop in London's Fulham Road
1965 1st of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (India)
1965 Ellis Island added to Statue of Liberty National monument
1965 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1967 Andreas Papandreou, Greek economist and socialist politician, is imprisoned in Athens by the Greek military junta.
1967 100,000,000th US phone connected
1968 Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"
1968 Students and police battle in Paris, 100s injured
1969 Monty Python comedy troupe forms
1969 Operation Apache Snow – Near the Laos border, American and South Vietnamese forces fight North Vietnamese troops for Ap Bia Mountain (aka Hill 937 or "Hamburger Hill").
1970 Henry "Dickie" Marrow is murdered in a violent racially-motivated crime in Oxford, N.C..
1970 The Lubbock Tornado: An F5 tornado hits downtown Lubbock, Texas, killing 26.
1970 Sammy Davis Jr weds Altovise

1972 John Lennon says his phone is tapped by the FBI on Dick Cavett Show
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Citing government misconduct, Daniel Ellsberg has his charges for his involvement in releasing the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed.
1975 Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market
1978 Margaret A Brewer is 1st female general in the US Marine Corps
1981 Andrew Lloyd Webber/TS Eliot's musical "Cats" premieres in London
1981 Kim Carnes' "Bette Davis Eyes" hits number 1, stay there 9 weeks
1983 Comet C/1983 H1 (IRAS-Araki-Alcock) approaches 0.0312 astronomical units (AUs) of Earth
1984 Transit of Earth as seen on Mars
1985 40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground
1985 Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India
1985 Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes to number 1
1987 1st heart-lung transplant takes place (Baltimore)
1987 Corazon Aquino is elected President in the Philippines
1987 The trial opens at Lyons, France of suspected war criminal Klaus Barbie
1987 Indian Government imposes direct rule on Punjab following a terror campaign by Sikh extremists
1987 The first heart-lung transplant takes place (Baltimore, Maryland). The surgery is performed by Dr. Bruce Reitz, of Stanford University School of Medicine.
1988 France performs nuclear test
1988 Athlete Zola Budd flies back to her home in South Africa following the diplomatic row over her eligibility to compete for Britain
1989 217th and final episode of "Dynasty" is aired
1989 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1989 Kenya announces worldwide ban on ivory to preserve its elephant herds
1989 President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panamá
1992 European Community foreign ministers demand Yugoslav forces withdraw from Bosnia. European Community nations recall ambassadors from Belgrade
1994 6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa
1994 The town of Deir Al-Balah, in Gaza, becomes the first town to come under Palestinian self-rule
1994 In South Africa, President Nelson Mandela names his estranged wife, Winnie Mandela, and his main black political rival, Zulu chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi in the country's new government of national unity
1995 In London, Lord Nolan presents his report on standards in public life in an attempt to rid Westminster of constant allegations of individual 'sleaze'
1995 In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
1996 After taking-off from Miami, a fire started by improperly handled oxygen canisters in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592 causes the Douglas DC-9 to crash in the Florida Everglades killing all 110 on board.
1997 IBM Deep Blue, a chess-playing supercomputer, defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion chess player.
1998 India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device.
2002 Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveiled the Man With Two Hats monument in Ottawa (May 11, 2002) and Apeldoorn (May 2), 2000, symbolically linking both Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout the Second World War.
2007 Pope Benedict XVI canonizes the first Brazilian-born saint, Frei Galvão.

11th May 2006

'Dozens dead' in Sri Lanka clash

US spy agency 'monitoring calls'

Java volcano evacuation

11th May 2007

Pope creates Brazil's first saint

Iraq leader says troops must stay

Indians mark revolt anniversary

11th May 2008

Sudan cuts Chad ties over attack

Fighting spreads east of Beirut

Burma eases restrictions on aid

11th May 2009

US sacks top Afghanistan general

US soldier kills comrades in Iraq

Shuttle blasts off to fix Hubble

11th May 2010

Pope pins abuse scandal on Church 'sin'

Pakistan envoy to Iran 'attacked

Contraceptive for men to be tested

Birthdates which occurred on 11th May :

1568 Christian I ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)
1654 Cornelis van Alkemade Dutch historian
1722 Peter Camper Leyden Holland, anatomist/professor (Amsterdam)
1731 Johann Gottfried Seyfert composer
1772 Henri-Jean Rigel composer
1791 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek composer
1807 Ira Aldridge Great 19th century black Shakespearian actor (Othello)
1811 Chang & Eng Bunker Chinese Siamese twins
1821 [Carlos] Charles John Stolbrand Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1823 Alfred Stevens Belgian painter
1830 John Converse Starkweather Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1840 Filippo Capocci composer
1841 Ernst von Possart German actor/stage manager/reciter
1847 Godefroid Kurth Belgian historian (La cité de Liège au moyen âge)
1852 Charles Warren Fairbanks (R) 26th US Vice President (1905-09)
1854 John Blackham cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper)
1854 Ottmar Mergenthaler Hachtel Germany, inventor (linotype)
1855 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov Russian composer (Bewitched Lake)
1858 Carl Hauptmann writer
1869 Francisco Lacerda composer
1878 Mr Reyskens oldest male resident of Netherlands, ever
1881 Jan van Gilse composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren)
1881 Pascual Rogatis composer
1882 Joseph Marx Austrian composer/critic
1888 Irving Berlin [Isadore Balin] Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)
1888 P A J Losecaat Vermeer leader of Dutch High Council
1891 Henry Morgenthau Jr US Secretary of the Treasury (1934-45)
1892 Dame Margaret Rutherford Balham London England, actress (Murder Most Foul, Murder She Said, Arabella)
1894 Anton A Mussert Dutch Nazi leader (NSB)
1894 Florimond Cornellie Belgium, yachting (Olympics-gold-1920)
1894 Martha Graham Allegheny PA, choreographer (Appalachian Spring)
1895 Jan Parandowski writer
1895 Jiddu Krishnamurti India, spiritual philosopher (Songs of Life)
1895 William Grant Still Woodville MS, composer (Africao-American)
1896 Josip Slavenski composer
1896 Mari Sandoz Nebraska, author (Cheyenne Autumn)
1896 Philippo de Pisis Italian painter
1897 Izak W van der Merwe [Boerneef], South African writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek)
1902 Bidú Sayao Niteroi Brazil, soprano (Mimia-La Bohéme)
1902 Kaarlo Sarkia Finnish poet (Unen Kaivo)
1903 Charlie Gehringer Detroit Tigers' 2nd baseman (1924-42)
1904 Guus Weitzel Dutch radio-announcer
1904 Salvador Dali Figueras Spain, surrealist artist (Crucifixion)
1905 Marjorie Sykes peace campaigner
1907 Kent Taylor [Louis Weiss] Nashua IA, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
1907 Rose Ausländer writer
1909 Herbert Murrill composer
1910 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos composer
1911 Doodles Weaver Los Angeles CA, comedian (Spike Jones & City Slickers, Doodles Weaver)
1911 Edgar Beck president (John Mowlem)
1911 Roy James Alfred Kaulback soldier
1912 Foster Brooks Louisville KY, comedian/actor (Miles-Mork & Mindy)
1912 Phil Silvers Brooklyn NY, comedian (Sergeant Bilko-Phil Silvers Show)
1913 Clare Grundman composer
1913 Tutti Camarata Glen Ridge NJ, orchestra leader (Vic Damone Show)
1916 Camilo José Cela Spain, author (La Colmena-1951)
1917 Hon Montague Woodhouse Greek resistance organiser
1918 Richard P Feynman physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)
1918 Robert Hunt CEO (Dowty Group)
1920 Beryl Bryden jazz singer
1920 Denver Pyle Bethune CO, actor (Dukes of Hazzard, Code 3, Tammy, Doris Day Show)
1921 Ian Percival QC/MP
1923 Joan Moriarty Brigadier matron-in-chief/director (Army Nursing Services)
1923 Lord Vincent Gordon "Gordy" Lindsay White English industrialist/multi-millionaire
1924 Antony Hewish radio astronomer
1924 Jackie Milburn English soccer star (Newcastle United)
1925 Rhodes Boyson MP
1926 Ernest Harrison CEO (Racal Electronics)
1926 Frank Thring Melbourne Australia, actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur)
1927 Justice Hollis
1927 Mort Sahl Montréal Canada, comedian/political satirist/beatnik (Big Party)
1927 Zilpha Keatly Snyder US, sci-fi author (Headless Cupid)
1928 Yaacov Agam Israeli sculptor
1929 Edward Anson British Vice-Admiral
1930 M J Hamlin Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Dundee University)
1930 Stanley L Elkin Brooklyn NY, writer/professor (The Living End)
1931 Stephen Smalley rev/dean (Chester)
1932 Henriette Santer clinical Psychologist
1932 Valentino [Garavani] Milan Italy, fashion designer
1933 Louis Farrakhan minister (black islam nation, million man march)
1934 James M Jeffords (Representative-R-VT, 1975- )
1935 Doug McClure Glendale CA, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots)
1936 Ulrich Berkes writer
1937 David Allan cricketer (West Indian wicketkeeper 1962-66)
1938 Carla Bley [Carla Borg] Oakland CA, musician (Escalator Over the Hill)
1938 Harvey Sollberger Cedar Rapids IA, flutist/composer (2 Oboes Troping)
1939 Milt Pappas baseball pitcher
1940 Ronald Anthony Pellegrino composer
1941 Eric Burdon Walker-on-Tyne England, rock vocalist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1941 Ian Redpath cricketer (dependable Australian opening batsman 1964-76)
1942 Rachel Billington British writer
1942 Terry McGovern Berkley CA, actor (Jim-Charlie & Company, Nine Months)
1943 Arnie Satin rocker
1943 George Edwards composer
1943 Les Chadwick Liverpool England, bassist (Gerry & the Pacemakers-Ferry Cross the Mersey)
1943 Nancy Greene Canada, giant slalom (Olympics-gold-1968)
1944 John Benaud cricketer (brother of Richie; Australian bat 1972-73)
1947 Claude "Butch" Hudson Trucks drummer (Allman Brothers)
1948 Alfred Matt Austria, slalom (Olympics-bronze-1968)
1949 Joâo Botelho Lamego Portugal, director (Trafico, Hard Times)
1950 Dane Iorg baseball player (Phillies, Cardinals)
1950 Jeremy Paxman broadcaster
1951 Mike Sleman rugby player
1952 Darrow Igus Newark NJ, comedian (Fridays, Roll Out)
1953 Boyd Gaines Atlanta GA, actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing)
1954 Edgar Riley Jr rocker (Axe K)
1954 Judith Weir composer
1955 Jos Haagmans Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
1955 Mark Herndon Springfield MA, drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down)
1957 Luca Urbani Rome Italy, MD/astronaut (STS 78-alternate)
1958 Peter Antonie Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1958 Walt Terrell baseball player
1959 Martha Quinn Albany NY, MTV VJ/actress (Tracey-Bradys)
1960 Jürgen Schult German Federal Republic, discus thrower (world record 1986)
1961 Cecile Licad Manila Philippines, pianist (Leventritt Award-1981)
1961 Diana Lee[-Hsu] Seattle WA, playmate (May 1988)
1962 Steve Bono NFL quarterback (Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1963 Blair Piercy Vancouver British Columbia, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Cordova Bay Open)
1963 Mark Breland Brooklyn NY, welterweight boxer (Olympics-gold-1984)
1963 Natasha Richardson London England, actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale)
1964 Bobby Witt Arlington VA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1964 Drew Story San Clemente CA, canoe (alternate-Olympics-96)
1964 Floyd Youmans baseball pitcher (Expos)
1964 Jeff Sellers baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
1964 John Parrott snooker player
1964 Katie Wagner daughter of Robert Wagner/model/guest VJ (MTV)
1966 Chris Mohr NFL punter (Buffalo Bills)
1966 Trenidad Hubbard Chicago IL, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
1967 Eric Young New Brunswick NJ, infielder (Colorado Rockies)
1967 Jamie Brayshaw cricketer (son of Ian; Western Australia & South Africa right-handed batsman)
1967 Kenneth Gould Chicago IL, Welterweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-1988)
1969 Amy Legacki Terrytown NY, 10k runner
1970 Dean Capobianco Australian 200 meter/400 meter (Olympics-92, 96)
1970 Michael Joubert Australian 400 meter/800 meter (Olympics-96)
1971 Corey Fuller NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
1971 Yo Murphy WLAF receiver (Scottish Claymores)
1972 Andrew Bonhomme Melbourne Victoria, Australasia golfer
1972 Hicham El-Mashtoub NFL center (Houston Oilers)
1972 Stefen Reid CFL linebacker (Montréal Alouettes)
1973 Dean Pullar Cobram Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics-96)
1973 Michelle Venturella US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 Patrick Sapp NFL offensive linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
1974 Roger Juffing soccer player (Fortuna Sittard
1980 Matthew Lawrence Philadelphia PA, actor (Dynasty, Matthew-Brotherly Love)
1981 Austin O'Brien actor (Apollo 13, My Girl 2, Lawnmower Man)
1982 Jonathan Jackson Orlando FL, actor (Lucky-General Hospital)


Deaths which occurred on May 11th:
1610 Matteo Ricci Italian missionary (China), dies
1631 Christoph Buel composer, dies at 57
1742 Francesco Stradivari Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 70
1772 Joseph Kerckhoff Limburg surgeon/robber captain, hanged
1778 William Pitt Sr English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69
1779 John Heart US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at about 68
1819 Caspar Furstenau composer, dies at 47
1845 Karoly Filtsch composer, dies at 14
1849 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai composer/conductor, dies at 38
1857 E François Vidocq French criminalogist/police officer, dies at 81
1871 John Herschel cataloguer of southern hemisphere stars, dies at 79
1881 Henri-Frédéric Amiel Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59
1885 Ferdinand Hiller German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73
1895 Feliks Jaronski composer, dies at 71
1907 John Albert Delany composer, dies at 54
1916 Karl Schwarzschild German astronomer (s-effect), dies
1916 Max [Johann] Reger German composer/pianist/organist, dies at 43
1917 Otto Adolf Klauwell composer, dies at 66
1920 William D Howells US author (A Woman's Reason), dies at 83
1927 General Henry Martyn Robert (Robert's Rules of Order), dies at 90
1927 Juan Gris Spanish cubist painter, dies at 40
1935 Edward H Thompson US archaeologist (Mayan civilization), dies at 78
1937 Viliam Figus composer, dies at 62
1938 Alfonsina Storni Argentine poet (El dulce daño/suicide), dies at 45
1938 Arnold Sauwen Flemish poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81
1944 Henk Hos resistance fighter, executed at 37
1947 Else JT Rangstrøm Swedish conductor/singer/composer/critic, dies at 62
1949 Adrianus de Kleyn throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor), dies at 65
1952 Giovanni Tebaldini composer, dies at 87
1953 Jean Adair dies at 80
1955 G L Jessop cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
1956 Walter S Adams US astronomer/director of Mount Wilson, dies at 79
1960 John D Rockefeller Jr philanthropist, dies at 86
1965 Ludovicus H "Lode" Baekelmans Flemish playwright, dies at 86
1965 Roger Vailland French author, dies at 57
1973 Grigory M Kosinzev Russian director, dies
1976 Alvar Aalto architect (Finlandia House), dies at 78
1976 Camille Schmit composer, dies at 68
1976 J Anaya Bolivian military/ambassador to France, murdered
1978 John Clinge Doorenbos Dutch journalist/poet, dies at 93
1979 Joan Chandler dies at 55
1979 Lester Raymond Flatt musician (Flatt & Scruggs-Ballad of Jed Clampett), dies at 64
1981 Bob Marley reggae singer, dies of brain & lung cancer at 36
1981 Hoyt J Fuller editor (1st World magazine), dies at 57
1982 Leigh Snowden actress (Hot Rod Rumble), dies of cancer at 51
1982 Piet van Egmond organist/conductor, dies at 70
1983 Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson author (Anything Box), dies at 65
1985 Chester Gould cartoonist (Dick Tracy), dies at 84
1985 Garmt Stuiveling literatrary (Ego & Echo), dies at 77
1985 Jorja Curtright actress (Whistle Stop), dies of a heart attack
1985 Samuel Frith English co-founder of soccer team (Bradford City), dies
1988 H A R (Kim) Philby British double agent, dies
1991 Filip J Field dies at 67
1991 Ho Dam foreign minister North-Korea (1970-83), dies
1992 Carlos Herrera drink inventor (Margarita), dies at 90
1992 Elizabeth McDonald inventor (Spic & Span), dies at 98
1994 Alfred James Broomhall methodist Missionary, dies at 82
1994 Danny Overbea blues singer/guitarist, dies at 68
1994 Leonard Friedman violinist, dies at 63
1994 Lewis B Puller US writer (Pulitzer 1992), commits suicide at 48
1994 Timothy Carey dies of stroke at 64
1995 Arthur Lubin director (Francis The Talking Mule, Mr Ed), dies at 96
1995 David Avidan poet/writer, dies at 62
1995 William John Phillips actor (Nothing but a Man), dies at 80
1996 Bruce Boyce singer/teacher, dies at 85
1996 Joan Thirkettle journalist, dies at 48
1996 Malcolm MacEwen writer, dies at 84
1996 Nnamdi Azikiwe President of Nigeria (1963-66), dies
1996 Walter Hyatt Musician, dies at 46
1997 Brenda Carlin TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57

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