14th May, on this day

649 Theodore I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1004 Henry II the Saint crowned as king of Italy
1027 Robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, king of France
1264 English barons commanded by Simon de Montfort defeat the forces under Henry III at the Battle of Lewes
1483 Coronation of Charles VIII of France ("Charles l'Affable").
1509 Battle of Agnadello, French beat Venitians in Northern Italy
1607 1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown,VA
1610 Assassination of Henri IV of France, bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
1638 Admiral Adam Westerwolt conquerors Batticaloa, Ceylon
1643 Louis XIV becomes King of France aged 4 years 231 days. Reigns for more than 72 years
1664 Turkish great Köprülü attacks 120,000 Donau soldiers
1702 England and Netherlands declares war on France and Spain
1702 Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Warsaw
1747 A British fleet under Admiral George Anson defeats the French at first battle of Cape Finisterre.
1767 British government disbands Americans import duty on tea
1779 Classic English horse race The Oaks is first run at the Epsom Racecourse in southern England
1787 Delegates gather in Philadelphia to draw up US constitution
1796 Edward Jenner is the first British physician to carry out a successful vaccination - inoculating an eight-year old boy against smallpox. His pioneering work lays the foundation for modern immunology techniques
1800 Friedrich von Schiller's "Macbeth" premieres in Weimar
1804 Lewis and Clark set out from St Louis for the Pacific Coast
1811 Paraguay gains independence from Spain
1832 Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides" premieres
1835 Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile
1842 1st edition of London Illustrated News
1847 HMS Driver completes the first circumnavigation of the world by a steamship when it arrives at Spithead on the Hampshire coast
1853 Gail Borden patents his process for condensed milk
1862 Adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents the chronograph
1863 Battle of Jackson, MS
1864 Battle of Reseca ,GA -Atlanta- (2nd day)
1868 Japanese Boshin War: End of the Battle of Utsunomiya Castle, former Shogunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of Nikko.
1878 Vaseline is 1st sold (registered trademark for petroleum jelly)
1879 The first group of 463 Indian indentured labourers arrive in Fiji abroad the Leonidas.
1884 Anti-Monopoly party forms in the US
1889 The children's charity the NSPCC is launched in London.
1897 Great-Britain signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia
1900 Opening of the second Modern Olympic Games in Paris with women allowed to compete for the first time
1903 President Theodore Roosevelt visits San Fransisco
1904 The Modern Olympic Games are held in the United States of America for the first time - at St Louis, Missouri
1907 Sweden adopts proportional representation for elections and universal adult suffrage for elections to its Second Chamber
1908 1st passenger flight in an airplane
1913 New York Governor William Sulzer approves the charter for the Rockefeller Foundation, which begins operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller.
1919 Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical In hac tanta
1921 In the United States, Florence Allen becomes the first woman judge to sentence a man to death. Frank Motto is found guilty of murder and executed on August 20th
1921 Mussolini's fascists obtains 29 parliament seats
1921 British Legion is founded in London by Earl Haig. It becomes the Royal British Legion
in 1971
1927 "Ain't She Sweet?" hits number 1 on the pop singles chart by Ben Bernie
1931 Ådalen shootings, five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration.
1932 "We Want Beer!" parade in New York
1935 Plebiscite in the Philippines ratifies independence agreement
1939 Lina Medina becomes the world's youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.
1940 Admiral Furstner departs to England
1940 German breakthrough at Sedan
1940 Lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production
1940 Nazi bombs Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrender to Germany
1941 3,600 Parisian Jews arrested
1941 World War II: Swiss student Maurice Bavaud is executed in Berlin. He had planned to kill German leader Adolf Hitler at a Nazi Rally in November, 1938 but failed to get close enough to carry it out
1942 US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) is founded
1943 Sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine.
1944 91 German bombers harass Bristol
1944 British troops occupy Kohima
1945 Kamikaze-Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Enterprise
1945 US offensive on Okinawa, Sugar Loaf conquered
1948 Israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's 1st broadcast
1948 Jordan's Arab League captures Atarot, north of Jerusalem
1948 Israel is officially established as an independent Jewish state following the partition of Palestine. The announcement comes at 4pm - eight hours before the British mandate in Palestine is officially over
1948 US grants Israel de facto recognition
1948 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1949 Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral
1951 Ernie Kovacs Show, TV Variety debut on NBC
1955 US performs nuclear test in Pacific Ocean
1955 Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania
1960 USSR launch 1st (unmanned) space capsule
1961 Bus with 1st group of Freedom Riders bombed and burned in Alabama
1961 Stirling Moss wins the 1961 Monaco Grand Prix.
1962 Ex-President Milovan Djilas sentenced to 5 years
1962 Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain
1962 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1963 Kuwait is 111th member of the United Nations
1964 Underground America Day is 1st observed
1965 2nd Chinese atom bomb explodes
1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Beatles announce formation of Apple Corp
1968 Czechoslovakian Government announces liberalizing reforms under Alexander Dubcek
1968 Baader-Meinhof group-leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin
1969 Abortion and contraception legalized in Canada
1969 Last Chevrolet Corvair built
1970 Cops kill 2 students in racial disturbance (Jackson State University, Mississippi)
1970 Baader-Meinhof group-leader Andreas Baader freed after serving 2 years in West Berlin. The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.
1973 Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, last airs on NBC-TV
1973 Skylab launched, the 1st Space Station. It is the last launch of the Saturn V rocket.
1973 US Supreme court approves equal rights to females in military
1974 Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, 6 killed
1975 French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia
1975 US forces raid Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship
1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 Lowell Thomas ends 46 years as radio network reporter
1976 Oil tanker Urqui Ola explodes off Spanish coast
1981 NASA launches space vehicle S-192
1982 Guinea adopts constitution
1986 Institute for War documents publishes Anne Franks complete diary
1987 Colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000
1987 Lieutenant-Colonel Sitiveni Rabuka seizes power in a bloodless military coup in Fiji
1988 Carrollton bus collision: A drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, USA hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
1989 Thousands of demonstrators pack Tiananmen Square, Beijing, campaigning for democratic reforms in China on the eve of a state visit to China by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev
1991 42 die in a train collision is Japan
1991 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 6 years for complicity in kidnapping and beating of four youths, one of whom died, She is freed pending appeal
1991 World's Largest Burrito created at 1,126 lbs
1994 Mayflower Madame Sydney Biddle Barrows (42) weds Darnay Hoffman (46)
1995 Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader
1995 British mother-of-two Alison Hargreaves, aged 33, becomes the first woman to reach the top of Mount Everest alone, and without the aid of oxygen
1998 Last episode of Seinfeld on NBC (commercials are $2 million for 30 seconds)
2002 Ten members of the Darwin-based Network Against Prohibition invade the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory of Australia.
2004 The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.
2004 The marriage of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark and Mary Donaldson takes place in Copenhagen.
2005 Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood.
2005 The former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the United States Navy, is deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. She is the largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.

14th May 2006

Blasts kill 14 at Baghdad airport

More die in fresh Brazil violence

Indonesia villagers defy volcano

14th May 2007

Gaza crisis prompts security push

Pakistan city shut down by strike

China launches Nigerian satellite

14th May 2008

China quake toll close to 15,000

'No access' to cyclone zone

Pakistan in Taleban prisoner swap

14th May 2009

Fears of Sri Lanka 'catastrophe'

Chrysler to close 25% of dealers

Lift-off for European telescopes

14th May 2010

Clashes as police besiege Bangkok protesters

'Suicide car' blast at Iraqi stadium

Shares fall on fears over Europe

Birthdates which occurred on 14th May :

1316 Charles IV king of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)
1652 Johann Philipp Fortsch composer
1679 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow Danish astronomer
1686 Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit Germany, inventor (thermometer)
1707 Antonio Teixeira composer
1710 Adolf Frederik king of Sweden (1751-70)
1727 Thomas Gainsborough England, baptized, artist (The Blue Boy)
1771 Robert Owen England, factory owner/socialist
1780 Auguste De Polignac premier France (Réponse à mes adversaires)
1781 Friedrich von Raumer German historian/parliamentarian
1798 Frantisek Palacky Czechoslovakia, historian
1805 Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann composer
1816 Gualtiero Sanelli composer
1830 George Pierce Doles Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1836 James Patrick Major Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1846 Arnold Kerdijk Dutch liberal politician/founder (Social Weekly newspaper)
1846 Pieter W A Cort van de Linden Dutch premier (1913-18)
1864 Eleanor Everest Freer composer
1867 Kurt Eisner German premier of revolutionary Bavaria (1918-19)
1870 Zygmunt Denis Antoni Stojowski composer
1881 Ed Walsh pitcher, whose lifetime ERA of 1.82 is the lowest ever
1881 Julian Eltinge [William Dalton] Newtonville MA, vaudeville star/greatest female impersonator
1883 Jan Olieslagers Belgian aviation pioneer (Antwerp Devil)
1885 Otto Klemperer Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)
1888 Miles Mander Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)
1891 Egon Kornauth composer
1892 Arthur Vincent Lourie composer
1892 Felix Petyrek composer
1893 Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky composer
1895 Lew Lehr Philadelphia PA, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One)
1895 Renato Lunelli composer
1897 Sidney Bechet US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader
1898 Bonifacio Gil Garcia composer
1898 Zutty Singleton US jazz drummer
19-- Eric Peterson rocker (Testament-Souls of Black)
1900 Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny] New York NY, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride)
1900 Leo Smit composer
1906 Hastings Kamuzu Banda President of Malawi (1964-94)
1906 James Flavin Portland ME, actor (Man With a Camera)
1907 Dick Bentley entertainer
1907 Mohammed Ayub Khan general/premier/President (Pakistan)
1909 Vladimir Alatortsev USSR, International Chess Master (1950)
1911 Hans Vogt composer
1911 J Borremans Belgian politician (communist)/MP
1912 Marguerite Fawdry museum curator
1915 Harry Joseph Chick Daugherty trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers)
1917 Herta Ryder literary agent
1917 Lou Harrison Portland OR, composer (Rapunzel)
1918 Arthur McIntyre cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)
1919 Heloise columnist (Heloise & her helpful hints)
1919 Maarten Vrolijk Dutch socialist-democrat party minister (CRM 1965-66)
1922 Agha Hasan Abedi banker
1922 Richard Deacon actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1923 Diane Arbus [Nemerov] New York NY, photographer (Vogue/Harper's Bazaar, Nudists)
1924 Joly Braga Santos composer
1925 Patrice Munsel Spokane WA, soprano (Patrice Munsel Show)
1925 Tristram Ogilvie Cary composer
1926 Cestmir Gregor composer
1926 Eric Morecambe London, comedian (Morecambe & Wise, Picadilly Palace)
1927 Shirley Spork LPGA golfer
1929 Vladimir Antoshin USSR, International Chess Grandmaster (1964)
1930 Edward V "Ned" Regan Planfield NJ, (Controller-R-NY, 1978- )
1930 Phillipo Seed social work academic
1931 Alvin Augustus Lucier Jr composer
1933 John Mortimore cricketer (England off-spinner 1959-64)
1933 Lajos Kovacs Hungary, actor (Wings of Desire)
1934 Frederik von Pallandt singer
1936 Bobby Darin [Walden Waldo Cassotto] Bronx NY, singer (Mack the Knife)
1937 Dick Howser shortstop (Kansas City A's), manager (Kansas City Royals)
1937 Eric Herfst Dutch cabaret performer/actor (Floris)
1937 Peter Frederic Williams composer
1939 M N Fathulin cosmonaut
1940 Chay Blyth English sailor (Alone in Order to the World)
1941 Nasim-ul-Ghani cricketer (Pakistan left-handed all-rounder 1958-73)
1942 Byron L Dorgan (Representative-D-ND, 1981- )
1942 Gerald Mark Shapiro composer
1942 Lord McAlpine English contractor/multi-millionaire
1942 Tony Perez baseball player
1943 Alan B Mollohan (Representative-D-WV, 1983- )
1943 Dereck "Lek" Leckenby Leeds England, guitarist (Herman's Hermits-There's a Kind of Hush, Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter)
1943 Elizabeth Ray Marshall NC, congressman Wilbur Mills' lover
1943 Jack Bruce Lanarkshire Scotland, bassist (Cream-White Room)
1944 Francesca Annis London England, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune, Cleopatra, Flipper's New Adventures)
1944 Gene Cornish Ottawa, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals)
1944 George Lucas Modesto CA, director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones)
1944 Troy Shondell rocker (Many Sides of Troy Shondell)
1946 Alan David Marks pianist/composer
1946 Robert Jarvik surgeon/inventor (Jarvik 7 artificial heart)
1947 Al Ciner Chicago IL, rock guitarist (American Breed)
1947 Dick "Dirt" Tidrow baseball pitcher (New York Yankees)
1947 Karin Struck writer
1947 Tamara Dobson Baltimore MD, actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones)
1948 Bob Woolmer cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)
1948 Dave LaRoche baseball pitcher (New York Yankees)
1948 Robert Zemeckis director (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future)
1948 Walter Olkewicz Bayonne NJ, actor (Last Resort, Wizards & Warriors)
1950 Mark Blum Newark NJ, actor (Worth Winning, Blind Date, Presidio)
1951 Jay Beckenstein saxophonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1951 Season (Susan) Hubley New York NY, actress (PrettyKill, Vice Squad, Hardcore)
1952 David Byrne Dunbartin Scotand, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Psycho Killer)
1952 Donald R McMonagle Flint MI, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 39, 54, 66)
1952 M J Smith LPGA golfer
1953 Bill Meek Upland PA, prone rifle (Olympics-1996)
1953 Tom Cochrane Toronto Canada, rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider)
1955 [Jose] Dennis Martinez Nicaragua, pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians)
1955 Peter Kirsten cricketer (South African middle-order batsman)
1956 Gillian [Marucha] Bradshaw US, sci-fi author (Hawk of May)
1956 Steve Hogarth Kendal England, vocals (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
1957 William G Gregory Lockport NY, Major USAF/Astronaut (STS 67)
1959 Connie Brighton Wichita Falls TX, playmate (Sept, 1982)
1959 Mike Quick NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1959 Patrick Bruel Algerian/French actor/rock vocalist (Coup of Sirocco)
1960 Carlyle Best cricketer (West Indies batsman late 80's)
1960 Frank Nobilo Auckland New Zealand, Australasia golfer
1961 Tim Roth London England, actor (Reservoir Dogs, Vincent & Theo)
1962 C C Deville rocker (Poison-Talk Dirty to Me)
1962 Ian Astbury Heswall Merseyside England, rock vocalist (Cult-Fire Woman)
1962 Martin Rongen Dutch pop drummer (Rowwen Hèze-Boem)
1963 Pat Borders Columbus OH, catcher (California Angels)
1964 James M Kelly Burlington IA, Captain USAF/astronaut
1964 Nancy Sorel actress (Generations, Black Foix)
1965 Curt Harnett Toronto Ontario, sprint cyclist (Olympics-bronze-92/96)
1965 Dave Widell NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1965 Joey Cora Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1965 Kelvin Martin NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 Fab[rice] Marvan France, Lip Syncher (Milli Vanilli)
1966 Leroy Blugh CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
1966 Mark Jackson NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
1966 Pooh Richardson NBA guard (Los Angeles Clippers)
1967 Natasha Elaine Kaiser-Brown Des Moines IA, 400 meter runner
1967 Shaun Creighton Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)
1967 Tony Siragusa NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens)
1967 Valeria Marini Rome Italy, sports commentator (Italian Soccer)
1968 Hiroshi Matsuura hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
1969 David William Wood Boston MA, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever)
1970 Natasha Ryan Los Angeles CA, actress (Amy-Ladies' Man)
1970 Sylvester Stanley WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire)
1971 Raphael Wiggins Oakland CA, rapper (Lifelines)
1972 Chad Cascadden NFL linebacker (New York Jets)
1973 John Davis WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1973 Shanice [Wilson] Pittsburgh PA, vocalist (Discovery, Loving You)
1973 Voshon Lenard NBA guard (Miami Heat)
1974 Ken Belanger Sault-Ste-Marie CA, NHL left wing (New York Islanders)
1974 Keram Malichi-Sanchez actor (No Contest, Catwalk, Boulevard)
1975 Carmen Klomp Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1976 Terrance Cauthen Trenton NJ, lightweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96)
1977 Anca Barna Cluj Romania, tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland)
1977 Cesarina Mejia Miss Dominican Republic Universe (1997)
1977 Jayna Hefford ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics-98)
1978 Heather Brink Lincoln NE, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1983 Amber Tamblyn Santa Monica CA, actress (Emily Bowen-General Hospital)


Deaths which occurred on May 14th:
0347 Pachomius Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies
0649 Theodore Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies
0964 John XII [Octavianus] Pope (955-64), dies
1565 Nicolaus von Amsdorf German reform theologist, dies
1610 Henry IV 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56
1643 Louis XIII king of France (1610-43), dies at 41
1667 Georges de Scudéry French writer (Alaric ou Rome Vaincue), dies at 65
1726 John B Wellekens poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies
1726 Moshe Darshan Rabbi/author (Torat Ahsam), dies
1742 Dominique Marie Valet French Roman Catholic/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64
1761 Thomas Simpson English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50
1801 Johann Ernst Altenburg composer, dies at 66
1820 Paul Friedrich Struck composer, dies at 43
1832 John van Speijk Dutch heroic sailor, buried
1833 Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow composer, dies at 88
1847 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel composer, dies at 41
1863 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent composer, dies at 46
1864 William N Green Jr Union Brigadier-General, dies
1870 Ramon Vilanova y Barrera composer, dies at 69
1877 John Roberts composer, dies at 54
1893 Earnest E Kummer German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83
1893 Johan T Buys Dutch lawyer, dies at 65
1904 Richard Hol Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78
1912 August Strindberg Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63
1912 Frederik VIII King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68
1925 Henry Rider Haggard English writer (Dawn, She), dies
1936 Edmond Allenby English fieldmarshal in Egypt, dies at 74
1936 Samuel Pl'h Naber spy/librarian, dies at 71
1938 Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans actor (Ghetto), dies at 81
1940 Eddy [Charles E] du Platform writer/poet, dies
1940 Emma Goldman US anarchists/feminist/author (Living My Life), dies
1940 Jacob van Gelderen economist/sociologist/SDAP-2nd-Chamber, dies at 49
1940 Menno ter Braak Dutch writer (Forum, New Elite), suicide at 38
1947 John Ray Sinnock US chief engraver (1925-47), dies at 59
1953 Yasuo Kuniyoshi Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59
1955 Betty Ann Davies dies at 44
1959 Sidney Bechet US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62
1965 Frances Perkins US 1st female minister of Labor (1933-45), dies at 83
1966 Georgia Camp Johnson US poet/playwright, dies at 88
1966 Megan Lloyd George English politician, dies at 64
1968 Husband Edward Kimmel commandant US Ocean fleet WWII, dies at 86
1969 Enid Bennett silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75
1970 Billie Burke comedienne (Glinda-Wizard of Oz), dies at 84
1976 Keith Relf rock vocalist (Yardbirds), electrocuted while tuning his guitarat 33
1978 William Powell Lear inventor of Lear Jet, dies in Reno NV
1979 Paul van 't Veeer Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57
1980 Hugh Griffith actor (Passover Plot, Ben Hur, Tom Jones), dies at 67
1980 Wilhelm Weismann composer, dies at 79
1982 Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar Belgian minister/ambassador, dies
1982 Hugh Beaumont actor (Ward-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 73
1983 Miguel Aleman Valdes attorney/President of México (1946-52), dies at 80
1984 Larry Stock songwriter (Blueberry Hill), dies
1985 Mohammed Munir Indonesian worker's union leader, executed
1985 Selma Diamond comedienne (Selma-Night Court), dies at 64
1987 Rita Hayworth actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68
1988 Willem Drees PM of Netherlands (1948-58), dies at 101
1990 Andre Ameller composer, dies at 78
1991 Ast Fonteyne Flemish lecture artist, dies
1991 Herman Niels Flemish radio director, dies
1991 Jiang Qing widow of Chinese leader Mao Tse Tung, commits suicide
1991 John Edward Craven dies
1991 Shintaro Abe minister of Exterior of Japan (1982-86), dies
1992 Lyle Alzado NFL defense linesman (Raiders), dies of cancer at 43
1993 Patrick Haemers Belgian criminal, commits suicide at 40
1993 William Randolph Hearst US newspaper magnate (Pulitzer), dies at 85
1994 Leonard Teale Australian actor/reciter (Homicide), dies
1995 Maezumi Hakuyu Taizan Koun teacher (Zen Buddhism), dies at 64
1996 Edqard John Gurney politician, dies at 82
1996 Qazaleh Alizadeh writer, dies at 48
1996 Sritharan Jeganathan cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
1996 Vera Chapman writer, dies at 98
1997 Harry Blackstone Jr magician, dies of cancer at 62
1997 Laurie Lee writer, dies at 42
1997 Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco descendant of Dracula, dies at 76
1997 Thelma Carpenter singer, dies at 76
1998 Frank [Francis Albert] Sinatra singer/actor, dies from heart & kidney disease, bladder cancer, senility at 82

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