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1898William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809)

1536Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

May 19th Deaths
Date Event
804
Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 
988
Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies 
1102
Stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045) 
1125
Vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053) 
1296
Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies 
1319
Louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276) 
1389
Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350) 
1526
Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464) 
1531
Jan Łaski, Polish statesman and diplomat (b. 1456) 
1536
Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded 
1601
Costanzo Porta, Italian composer 
1610
Thomas Sanchez, Spanish theologian (b. 1550) 
1637
Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (b. 1588) 
1647
Sebastian Vrancx, Flemish painter (captain of vigilante), dies 
1653
Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48 
1715
Charles Montagu, Chancellor of the Exchequer (b. 1661) 
1786
John Stanley, composer, dies at 74 
1795
Josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 65 
1795
James Boswell, Scottish biographer (b. 1740) 
1798
William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English dueler (b. 1722) 
1800
French Bosbeeck, veterinarian/robber, hanged 
1801
Herman H Vitringa, politician (National Meetings), dies 
1821
Camille Jordan, French politician (b. 1771) 
1825
Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, French political philosopher (b. 1760) 
1845
Maria EJ Versfelt, mistress of general Moreau/marshal Ney, dies at 68 
1864
Nathaniel Hawthorne, American writer (Scarlet Letter), dies at 59 
1864
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter 
1872
Johan van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Wordbook), dies at 44 
1876
Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Dutch historian/politician, dies at 74 
1885
Peter W. Barlow, English engineer (b. 1809) 
1890
Gus Kempis, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24 
1895
Jose J Marti y Perez, Spanish/Cuban poet (Versos sencillos), dies 
1895
José Martí, Antz 
1898
William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809) 
1901
Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st pres Rep South-Africa, dies at 81 
1903
Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (1277 runs at 35 47 in 23 Tests), dies 
1904
Auguste Molinier, French historian (b. 1851) 
1907
Benjamin Baker, English engineer (bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland and London underground) 
1912
Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (b. 1847) 
1912
Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiosperms), dies at 68 
1912
Boleslaw Prus, Pharaoh 
1915
John Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (b. 1892) 
1918
Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (b. 1885) 
1918
S. Rankin Drew, The Reward 
1921
Edward D. White, Hearst-Pathé News, No. 20 
1922
Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79 
1924
Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies 
1928
Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59 
1928
Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53 
1928
Henry F. Gilbert, Down to the Sea in Ships 
1933
Karl Görge, Die Straße 
1935
Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74 
1935
Thomas E Lawrence (of Arabia), dies in a motorcycle crash 
1935
T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia 
1939
Karl Radek,  
1939
Louis Douglas, Hell on Earth 
1942
[Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69 
1942
Hale Hamilton, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 
1942
Clifford Howard, Lady Robinhood 
1943
Kristjan Raud, Estonian painter (b. 1865) 
1943
Max Constant, Entre platos y notas 
1943
George Noffka, Mare Nostrum 
1944
Godfrey Wilson, British Anthropologist of social change and colonial problems in Africa, commits suicide as a conscientious objector in WW II 
1944
Totò Majorana, Rabagas 
1945
Philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889) 
1946
Booth Tarkington, American novelist (b. 1869) 
1946
Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons 
1947
Robert Huggins, Chanler Rao, Criminal Expert 
1947
Paul Franck, The Vengeance of the Kabyle 
1947
Frank Orsatti, The Irish in Us 
1949
Halina Lapinska, Pawel i Gawel 
1951
Billie Bennett, Robin Hood 
1951
Karl Degl, Marysa 
1953
Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79 
1954
Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73 
1954
Charles Edward Ives, US composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79 
1954
Charles Ives, The Thin Red Line 
1955
Barbara Ray, Millions in the Air 
1955
Tadeusz Sygietynski, Zona dla Australijczyka 
1955
Concha Espina, The Bastard 
1956
Tex Mooney, Jungle Jim 
1956
Godfrey Wainwright, King of the Carnival 
1957
James Goldenhaur, Mildred Pierce 
1957
C.W.R. Knight, Gone to Earth 
1958
Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65 
1958
Ronald Colman, British actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 67 
1958
Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (b. 1927) 
1958
John Hemmings, Beale Street Mama 
1958
Anton Burgdorffer, De dijk is dicht 
1958
Ronald Colman, Lost Horizon 
1960
René Guissard, À vous de jouer Milord 
1960
René Guissart, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ 
1960
George J. Trinkaus, Good Morning, Boys 
1960
Charles Huber, The Girl from Texas 
1961
Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94 
1961
Hank Gobble, Hand on the Gun 
1962
Gabriele Münter, German expressionist painter 
1962
Patrick J. Noonan, Do Unto Others 
1962
Pat Noonan, Ourselves Alone 
1965
Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies 
1966
Tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Captain Cook (1773), dies 
1969
Coleman Hawkins, US jazz musician/composer, dies 
1970
Ilya Nusinov, Rasputin 
1971
Bernard Wagenaar, Neth/US composer, dies at 76 
1971
Ogden Nash, poet/TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 68 
1976
Emanuil Pangelov, Kaloyan 
1978
George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies 
1978
Peter Eckhorn, Damals in Hamburg - The Beatles 
1978
Kai Lappalainen, Mestari Patelin eli sukkela asianajaja 
1979
Anson Bond, The Judge 
1979
Carlo Trabucco, Racconti del cinquantenario della vittoria 1915-1918 
1980
Kurt Nylund, Markus-setä kertoo... 
1980
Joseph Schull, Le rossignol et les cloches 
1980
Ray Rennahan, The Three Caballeros 
1981
Erich Fiedler, Illustrirte Berliner Redoute 
1982
Elwyn Jones, Murder by Decree 
1982
Frank Prentice,  
1982
Maciej Staszewski, Drewniany rózaniec 
1982
Aleksandr Borisov, Mussorgsky 
1983
Jean Rey, Belgian politician and President of the European Commission dies at 80 
1983
Józef Malgorzewski, Hearts Aflame 
1984
Terry O. Morse, Godzilla, King of the Monsters! 
1984
John Betjeman, Late Flowering Love 
1984
Otto Rombach, Adrian, der Tulpendieb 
1984
Henrique Lott, The JK Years: A Political Trajectory 
1984
Henrik Tikkanen, Justus järjestää kaiken 
1984
Daniel Fortus, The Fireman's Ball 
1985
Hilding Rosenberg, Torment 
1985
Toni Lander, The Dancing Heart 
1985
Alfredo Mayo, The Hunt 
1985
Herbert Ruff, Sol et Gobelet 
1985
Jay Barney, The Killing Fields 
1985
Hein Timm, Bei Pfeiffers ist Ball 
1985
Weldon Gilbert, Miss Katherine 
1986
Jimmy Lyons, American musician (b. 1931) 
1986
Bernard Naylor, Canadian Landscape 
1986
Titus Vibe-Müller, Kampen om tungtvannet 
1986
Roger Mace, The Angry Red Planet 
1986
Jimmy Lyons, White Slaves of Chinatown 
1987
Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71 
1987
James Tiptree, Jr, American author (b. 1915) 
1987
James Tiptree Jr., The Screwfly Solution 
1987
Poul Rahbek, De 5 i fedtefadet 
1987
Raúl Kamffer, Ora sí tenemos que ganar 
1987
Frank Telford, The Bamboo Saucer 
1988
Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90 
1988
Virginia Farmer, Cyrano de Bergerac 
1988
Robin Tanner, Outlook: Discovery and Experience 
1988
Nappy Lamare, Holiday Rhythm 
1988
Lloyd Vaughan, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 
1989
Able J Herzberg, Russ/Neth lawyer (Eichmann in Jerusalem), dies 
1989
E Galgoczi, writer, dies 
1989
Robert Webber, actor (Alex-Moonlighting), dies of ALS at 64 
1989
CLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (b. 1901) 
1989
Robert Webber, 12 Angry Men 
1989
James T. Vaughn, He Walked by Night 
1990
Christine Stafford, Ziegfeld Girl 
1991
Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch), dies 
1991
Rini Otte, Dutch actress (Ergens in Nederland), dies at 74 
1991
Peter C. Johnson, That's Entertainment, Part II 
1991
Rini Otte, Young Hearts 
1991
Branivoj Djordjevic, Sokratova odbrana i smrt 
1992
Jeffrey Kirk, Die Kameliendame 
1992
Bruno Pradal, Mourir d'aimer 
1993
Nemesio Antunes, Chilean painter, dies at 75 
1993
Richard Murphy, director (3 Stripes in the Sun), dies of stroke at 81 
1993
S W Sohoni, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies 
1993
Carl Billquist, Fanny and Alexander 
1993
Winston Burdett, Iran: Brittle Ally 
1993
Richard Murphy, Panic in the Streets 
1994
Henry Morgan, TV panalist (To Tell the Truth), dies of cancer at 74 
1994
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64 
1994
Jacques Cesar Ellul, writer, dies at 82 
1994
Luis Ocana, Span cyclist (Tour de France 1973), commits suicide at 48 
1994
Henry Morgan, Episode dated 25 October 1965 
1994
Jacqueline Kennedy, Primary 
1994
Virgil Apger, The Wizard of Oz 
1994
Dusan Vujnovic, Divlja patka 
1995
Robert S. Dietz, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, dies at 80 
1995
Hans Jürgen Kiebach, Otto - Der Film 
1995
César Sobrevals, Salvador 
1995
Géza Páskándi, Hány az óra, Vekker úr? 
1995
Andy Shuford, The Montana Kid 
1995
Marshall Royal, Quartet 
1995
Yakov Segel, S neba na zemlyu 
1995
Derek Ford, A Study in Terror 
1995
Jack Elton, Episode #7.14 
1996
Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89 
1996
Hideji Hôjô, Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto 
1996
Margaret Rawlings, Roman Holiday 
1996
Etsushi Takahashi, Kill! 
1996
John Beradino, Seven Men from Now 
1997
Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12 
1997
Paul Tremaine, Paul Tremaine and His Aristocrats 
1997
Sombhu Mitra, Jagte Raho 
1997
Allan Tyrer, America 
1997
Alan Dong, Pups Is Pups 
1997
Wayne Burson, Bear Bait 
1998
Sōsuke Uno, Japanese prime minister (b. 1922) 
1998
Edwin Astley, The Mouse That Roared 
1998
Wilfred X, Seven Songs for Malcolm X 
1998
Kôkichi Takada, Zangiku monogatari 
1998
Dorothy Donegan, Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story 
1998
Louis Wipf, The Wages of Fear 
1999
James Blades, English percussionist (b. 1901) 
1999
Candy Candido, American actor (b. 1913) 
1999
John McSweeney Jr., Mutiny on the Bounty 
1999
Candy Candido, Peter Pan 
1999
Larry Markes, Get a Dorse 
1999
Alister Williamson, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 
1999
Barbro Nordin, Mot framtiden 
1999
James Blades, Stories About Music: The Drummer 
1999
Leola Mae Harmon, Why Me? 
2000
Yevgeny Khrunov, cosmonaut (b. 1933) 
2000
Charles De Jaeger, The Food 
2000
Pat Sandys, Pygmalion 
2000
Jaye Durkus, Prophecy 
2000
Larry Lamb, Jameson Tonight 
2000
Jake Weinberger, Wall Street 
2001
Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946) 
2001
Joseph Wagstaff, A Song of Kentucky 
2001
Herbert W. Browar, The Clampetts Strike Oil 
2001
Patricia Falken Smith, General Hospital 
2001
Mike Sammes, Eric & Ernie's Xmas Show 1978 
2001
Hans Mayer, After My Last Move 
2001
Susanna McCorkle, Heartbreakers 
2001
Zuo Liang, Wo ai wo jia: Xia 
2001
Charles Seabrook, Forrest Gump 
2001
John Warner, The Cruel Sea 
2002
John Gorton, nineteenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1911) 
2002
Walter Lord, American writer (b. 1917) 
2002
Hans Posegga, Nosferatu 
2002
René de Chambrun, The Sorrow and the Pity 
2002
John Grey Gorton, Don's Party 
2002
Walter Lord, A Night to Remember 
2002
Eddie Resnick, The Legend of the Golden Gun 
2002
Isabel Halliburton, All the President's Men 
2003
Jerry Preshaw, Everybody Tells the Truth 
2003
Jerry Preshaw, The Big Store 
2003
Don Shank, Storm 
2003
Linda Mabalot, Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee 
2004
Tony Randall, actor (Felix Unger in The Odd Couple) dies aged 84 
2004
Mary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (b. 1907) 
2004
Robert David MacDonald, Shallow Grave 
2004
Mary Dresselhuys, Village by the River 
2004
A. Ronald Lubin, Billy Budd 
2004
Carl Raddatz, Rosemary 
2004
E.K. Nayanar, Chanakyan 
2004
David G. Hopkins, Death of a Speechwriter 
2004
Tim Hewat, Seven Up! 
2004
John Cutts, The Last American Hero 
2005
Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921) 
2005
Richard Lewine, Cinderella 
2005
Runólfur Dagbjartsson, New Life 
2005
Batya Gur, Die Seele eines Mörders 
2005
Anatoli Grachyov, Ostayus s vami 
2005
Alastair Forbes, The Complete Churchill 
2005
Henry Corden, The New Tom & Jerry Show 
2005
Linda Martinez, Teeth 
2006
Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940) 
2006
Arsa Milosevic, Sumnjivo lice 
2006
Peter Bryant, The Inside Chance 
2006
Marji Bank, Continental Divide 
2006
Alan Sapper, Episode #2.9 
2006
Freddie Garrity, The Cuckoo Patrol 
2006
Alan L. Gleitsman, The Wizard of Oz 
2007
Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914) 
2007
Perla Walter, Perfect 
2007
Robin Midgley, The Speckled Band 
2007
Eva Forest,  
2007
Tara, Ishanou 
2007
Carl Wright, Big Momma's House 
2007
Irena Burawska, Requiem 
2008
Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright, (b. 1928) 
2008
Donald Murphy, Frankenstein's Daughter 
2008
Jack Duffy, It's a Boy Girl Thing 
2008
Rimma Kazakova, Pesnya goda 2008 
2008
Jacco van Renesse, De zwarte kogels 
2008
Huntington Hartford, Thunderball 
2008
James Michael Drury Jr., From Dusk Till Dawn 
2008
Vijay Tendulkar, Ardh Satya 
2008
Barbara Sears, Code of the Lawless 
2009
Robert F. Furchgott, American chemist, Nobel Laureate (b. 1916) 
2009
Herbert York, American physicist (b. 1921) 
2009
Doreen Foo Croft, Sweet November 
2009
Herbert York, Denkmodell Kalter Krieg 
2009
Carol Cole, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 
2009
Ferenc Nógrádi, Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad 
2009
Butch Stone, Dance Demons 
2009
Nicholas Maw, Turkey the Bridge 
2009
Fabio Mauri, A Spiral of Mist 
2009
Martha Randall, Giant 
2010
Robert Laffont, Tintin et les oranges bleues 
2010
Cynthia Songé, Superman: Brainiac Attacks 
2010
Alain Cuniot, Escalier sur cour 
2010
Lino Lentini, Afyon oppio 
2010
Martin Cohan, Who's the Boss? 
2011
Garret FitzGerald, Irish politician and former Taoiseach (b. 1926) 
2011
David González-Sinde, Plans for Tomorrow 
2011
Don H. Barden, 2004 Trumpet Awards 
2011
Kathy Kirby, Episode #2.8 
2011
Jonathan Moncrief, 4Chosen: The Documentary 
2011
Phyllis Avery, Made in America 
2011
Mária Sós, Városbújócska 
2011
Austin Box, Episode dated 2 September 2010 
2011
Garret Fitzgerald, Irish Identities 
2011
Erland Sneevang, Nu stiger den 
2011
Ladislav Simon, O trech ospalých princeznách 
2012
Robert Boozer, American basketball player, dies at 75 
2012
Bob Boozer, 1968 NBA All-Star Game 
2012
Marc Strange, The Beachcombers 
2012
Biz Rohwling, Here Goes Nothing 
2012
Jacques Clancy, Love Is My Profession 
2012
Big Willie Robinson III, Street Fury: Red Edition 
2012
Willard Bond, Joe 
2012
Muriel Cerf, The Birth of Love 
2013
Bella Flores, Missing in Action 
2013
Carlo Monni, Nothing Left to Do but Cry 
2013
Nicola Rondolino, Metronotte 
2013
Anders Vangen, Episode #15.29 
2013
Denys Roberts, Law and Disorder 
2013
Michael Burke, Grand Castles of America 
2013
Curley Myers, The Three Stooges Show 
2014
Lajos Pándy, Hajnal elött 
2014
Sam Greenlee, The Spook Who Sat by the Door 
2014
Antanas Surna, Defiance 
2014
Franz-Paul Decker, La nit 
2014
Vincent Harding, The Promised Land: 1967-1968 
2014
Sante Kimes, Sante and Kenny Kimes: Family Ties 
2014
Per Torlop Carlsen, At kende sandheden 
2014
Mario Missiroli, La bella di Lodi 
2014
Count Suckle, Duke Vin and the Birth of Ska 
2014
Terry Robinson, Mario Lanza: The American Caruso 
2014
Adriena Simotová, Ovoce samo padající 
2014
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski, Powrót 
2014
Vadim Avloshenko, Faithfulness 
2014
Jack Brabham, Monaco - Le circuit des princes 
2015
Evgeniy Menshov, Postaraysya ostatsya zhivym 
2015
Bruce Lundvall, 'Round Midnight 
2015
Robert Wistrich, Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation 
2016
German-born American historian Fritz Stern dies aged 90 
2016
Kiwi actor Ian Watkin dies aged 76 
2016
Former Frome rugby player Symon Crouch dies aged 52 
2016
Mad Men's real Don Draper Bill Backer behind Coca-Cola ad dies aged 89 
2017
Roger Ailes, founder of Rupert Murdoch's Fox News Channel, dies, aged 77 
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