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2011Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer, dies of brain cancer at 54

1896H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], American serial killer executed by hanging at 34

May 7th Deaths
Date Event
685
Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies 
973
Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60 
1092
Remigius de Fécamp, first bishop of Lincoln (b. unknown) 
1166
Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) 
1205
Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6 
1427
Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman 
1523
Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 
1539
Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (b. 1466) 
1617
David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 
1667
Johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50 
1671
Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68 
1671
Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of Opperkrijgshof, dies at 62 
1673
Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 
1682
Tsar Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661) 
1718
Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) 
1736
John Weldon, composer, dies at 60 
1792
Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82 
1793
Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt admiral (battle of Doggersbank), dies at 68 
1793
Pietro Nardini, composer, dies at 71 
1800
Laurens P van Spiegel, regent/pension advisor (1787-95), dies at 64 
1800
Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72 
1805
William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737) 
1814
Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79 
1818
Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer, dies at 70 
1825
Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74 
1825
Antonio Salieri, Iron Man 
1836
Norbert Burgmuller, composer, dies at 26 
1840
Caspar David Friedrich, German painter (b. 1774) 
1863
Amiel Weeks Whipple, US Union gen-major, dies of injuries at 46 
1868
Henry Peter Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1778) 
1871
Louis Papineau, political reformer, dies 
1876
Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69 
1876
William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (b. 1795) 
1879
Charles de Coster, Legenda o Tile 
1884
Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72 
1887
C. F. W. Walther, American Lutheran theologian (b. 1811) 
1890
James Nasmyth, Scottish Engineer and Inventor of the steam hammer, dies at 81 
1896
H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], American serial killer executed by hanging at 34 
1896
H.H. Holmes,  
1900
Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81 
1904
Peter Hille, writer, dies 
1911
F.M. Paget,  
1914
Edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87 
1915
Alfred G Vanderbilt, US millionaire, dies aboard Lusitania 
1915
Alfred Scott Witherbee Jr, US Lusitania officer, dies 
1915
Charles Frohman, dies aboard Lusitania 
1915
Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Coaching for a Record 
1915
Elbert Hubbard, A Message to Garcia 
1915
Charles Frohman, Are You a Mason? 
1915
Mary Plamondon,  
1915
Charles Plamondon,  
1915
Hugh Lane,  
1915
Charles Klein, Furlough on Parole 
1915
Justus Miles Forman, The Face Between 
1917
Albert Ball,  
1922
Max Wagenknecht, German composer (b. 1857) 
1922
Manuel Granero, Gloria que mata 
1925
William Hesketh Lever, First Viscount Leverhulme (b. 1851) 
1925
Teuvo Pakkala, Tukkijoella 
1926
Lillian Lawrence, Three Ages 
1927
Clem Easton, The Trail of the Upper Yukon 
1927
Bruce McRae, The Chain Invisible 
1928
Alexander Afanasii Spendiaryan, composer, dies at 56 
1928
Aleksandr Spendiarov, Second Armenian Film-Concert 
1929
Albert Anselmi, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone 
1929
John Scalise, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone 
1929
Joseph "Top Toad" Giunta, US gangster, murdered by Al Capone 
1929
John Scalise,  
1929
Albert Anselmi,  
1930
Will M. Cressy, Stateroom Secrets 
1932
Albert Thomas, French social minister of Weapon production, dies 
1932
Iisakki Lattu, Kihlaus 
1932
E.H. Crowder, The Girl Who Stayed at Home 
1934
Edward Naylor, composer, dies at 67 
1936
Jan Pawlowski, Bestia 
1936
William Ingersoll, The Cheat 
1937
Clarissa Mackie, A Midnight Mystery 
1937
Armand Zäpfel, Peer Gynt 
1940
George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859) 
1940
George Lansbury, The Man with Two Faces 
1941
David Wijnkoop, revolutionary socialist, dies 
1941
Sir James George Frazer, Scottish anthropologist (b. 1854) 
1941
Popelka Biliánová, Matka Krácmerka 
1942
Felix Paul von Weingartner, Austria conductor/composer, dies at 79 
1942
Felix Weingartner,  
1943
Wade Boteler, The Green Hornet Strikes Again! 
1946
Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed 
1946
Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies 
1946
Anton Mussert,  
1950
Steve Clemente, King Kong 
1951
Warner Baxter, dies at 62 
1951
Harry Stoddard, Party Girl 
1951
Warner Baxter, 42nd Street 
1953
Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies 
1954
Daniil Demutsky, Arsenal 
1954
Asa Artman, The Mummy's Curse 
1954
Frank Artman, Because of You 
1955
Holger Gabrielsen, Mani 
1955
Oscar Loraine, Rhapsody in Blue 
1955
Alberto Collo, Guglielmo Oberdan, il martire di Trieste 
1956
Józef Karbowski, Car Dymitr Samozwaniec 
1957
Charles King, Please Excuse Me 
1957
Wilhelm Filchner, Om mani padme hum 
1958
Nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81 
1958
Adriano Giovannetti, Si fa così 
1958
Sheldon Lewis, Orphans of the Storm 
1959
Michael McCarthy, Operation Amsterdam 
1959
Buck Moulton, The Left Hand Brand 
1960
Alice Moore, Woman Against the World 
1960
John Reed Kilpatrick, Rocky Marciano vs. Ezzard Charles 
1960
Max Borch, 7th Heaven 
1962
Jimmy Conlin, dies at 77 
1962
Jimmy Conlin, Anatomy of a Murder 
1963
Max Miller, Hoots Mon 
1966
Lee Sims, Eggs Mark the Spot 
1967
Judith Evelyn, dies of cancer at 54 
1967
Lorenzo Bandini, Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935) 
1968
Lurleen Burns, wife of George Wallace/gov of Alabama, dies at 41 
1970
Carlos Estrada, composer, dies at 60 
1971
Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83 
1975
Julius Hay, Haben 
1975
Gyula Háy, Az élet hídja 
1977
Irwin Fischer, composer, dies at 73 
1977
Leonard Ceeley, A Day at the Races 
1979
Aleksei Smirnov, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures 
1979
Rita Owin, Our Little Girl 
1979
Pierre Vianson-Porte, Mai 68 
1980
Vadim Gomolyaka, Za dvumya zaytsami 
1980
Jet Van Dijck-Rieckert, Fair in the Rain 
1980
Ryszard Piekarski, Zaloga 
1980
Billy Kimbley, Shep Comes Home 
1981
Mieczyslaw Kolinski, composer, dies at 79 
1981
Peggy Stuart, The Silken Affair 
1982
Alfred Adam, dies at 72 
1982
Alfred Adam, The American Beauty 
1983
Peter Edel, writer, dies 
1983
Edward Bryla, Powszedni dzien gestapowca Schmidta 
1983
József Romhányi, Szaffi 
1983
Winnie C. Logan,  
1984
Roger Dormoy, Napoleon 
1984
Max Palmer, Killer Ape 
1985
Dawn Addams, actress (Alan Young Show, Star Maidens), dies at 54 
1985
Dawn Addams, The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse 
1985
Ludwik Hager, Pharaoh 
1985
Adam Bahdaj, Podróz za jeden usmiech 
1986
Gaston Deferre, French politician, dies at 75 
1986
Jeffrey Mylett, American actor (b. 1949 
1986
Melanija Bugarinovic, Zbogom ostaj bunkeru na reci 
1986
Florence Dagmar, Young Romance 
1986
Haldun Taner, Kesanli Ali's Epic 
1986
Sally Travers, The Innocent Crocodile 
1986
Tony Pendrell,  
1986
Anthony Pendrell, No Haunt for a Gentleman 
1986
Lolita Vendrell, Así es la vida 
1986
Jeffrey Mylett, Brewster's Millions 
1987
Colin Blakely, dies at 56 
1987
Dimitar Bochev, Spomen za bliznachkata 
1987
Rolland Bédard, Big Red 
1987
Hilton Anderson, Junior Bonner 
1987
Colin Blakely, The Pink Panther Strikes Again 
1987
Roberto Santos, The Hour and Turn of Augusto Matraga 
1987
Chester Clark, Night Shadows 
1988
Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42 
1988
Kenkichi Yamamoto, Haiku no kokoro 
1988
Nelson Cordes, The Wizard of Oz 
1988
Don Hoye, The Bat 
1988
Ágoston Kollányi, Álmodik az állatkert 
1988
Lasse Viljas, Hot Cat? 
1988
Alberto De Zavalia, Malambo 
1989
The Stick, Hurry-Up 
1989
Willie Covan, The Duke Is Tops 
1990
Jessica James, actress (Spring Break), dies of breast cancer at 60 
1990
Jessica James, Diner 
1990
Elizeth Cardoso, Black Orpheus 
1990
Berta Waterstradt, Die Buntkarierten 
1990
Fred Zendar, Jaws 
1991
Marc Briand, Casse-tête chinois pour le judoka 
1991
Gediminas Karka, Maza ispazintis 
1991
Bill McPeak, Paper Lion 
1991
Dennis Crosby, Sergeants 3 
1991
Wolfgang Reichmann, Woyzeck 
1991
Hans Bender, Things That Go Bump in the Night 
1991
Phil Zwickler, Rights and Reactions: Lesbian & Gay Rights on Trial 
1992
Tiny Timbrell, When Willie Comes Marching Home 
1992
Elliot Kaplan, The Food of the Gods 
1992
Nigel Preston, Dreamtime Live at the Lyceum 
1993
Mary Philbin, actress (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 89 
1993
Thurman Tucker, Game 6 
1993
Mary Philbin, The Phantom of the Opera 
1993
Bhubaneshwar Misra, 27 Down 
1993
Eero Vasara, Keisari ja senaattori 
1993
Harry Marble, Goldie on 'Face to Face' 
1993
Tommy Aguilar, The Loan 
1993
Lilo Pempeit, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 
1993
Andrzej Jarecki, Konsul 
1994
Clement Greenberg, US art critic (Art & Culture), dies at 85 
1994
Margaret Skeete, oldest American, dies at 115 
1994
Marian Drozdowski, Seans nie ostatni 
1994
Hans-Dieter Schwarze, Spätere Heirat erwünscht oder Pallü ist ein Spiel 
1994
Ray Elton, Last Holiday 
1994
Ann Staunton, Hollow Triumph 
1994
Linda Brent, Below the Border 
1995
Ernest H Martin, impressario, dies at 75 
1995
Lawrence Josset, engraver, dies at 84 
1995
Maria Luisa Bemberg, fil maker, dies at 73 
1995
Ray McKinley, drummer, dies at 84 
1995
Ray McKinley, Episode #1.5 
1995
Gus Bell, Episode dated 24 June 1956 
1995
María Luisa Bemberg, I Don't Want to Talk About It 
1995
Giti Pashayi, The Lead 
1995
Hermann Kiessner, Der Fackelträger 
1996
Albert Meltzer, anarchist, dies at 76 
1996
Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP, dies at 87 
1996
Howard Frank Trayton Smith, diplomat/head of MI5, dies at 76 
1996
Don McNeill, Episode #1.20 
1996
Cliff Ferre, Make Mine Music 
1998
Allan McLeod Cormack, South African physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1924) 
1998
Eddie Rabbitt, American musician (b. 1941) 
1998
Eddie Rabbitt, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 
1998
Jack Whitman, The Dukes of Hazzard 
1998
Blue Lu Barker, J.D.'s Revenge 
1998
Seymour Green, Suez 1956 
1998
István Hasznos, Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad 
1998
Kiyoko Tange, Dodes'ka-den 
1999
Gilbert Millstein, The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation 
2000
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American actor (b. 1909) 
2000
Tísner, Alice in Spanish Wonderland 
2000
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Lillian Gish 
2000
Proyko Proykov, Zhoro, Sharo i Mara v 'Studio X' 
2001
Ross Hahn, The Raven 
2001
Vincent D. Survinski, Night of the Living Dead 
2001
Edwin A. Finckel, The Drummer Man 
2001
Margaretha Krook, Persona 
2001
Prem Dhawan, Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun 
2001
Gary Wissner, Se7en 
2001
Vickie Lester, Tom Dick and Harry 
2001
Johnny Holshuysen, Red Sien 
2002
Seattle Slew, American racehorse (b. 1974) 
2002
Kevyn Aucoin, Makeup Artist and Photographer (b. 1962) 
2002
Josef Meinertzhagen, Große Filmpläne 
2002
Adelino Moreira, Stay with Me Tonight 
2002
Les Schifrin, Like Mother, Like Son: Sante and Kenny Kimes 
2002
Monica Sinclair, 2046 
2002
James 'Buster' Brown, The Cotton Club 
2002
Kevyn Aucoin, The Real Me 
2002
Xavier Montsalvatge, Dragón Rapide 
2002
Bob Onorato, Once Upon a Forest 
2003
Tord Andersén, Glasblåsarns barn 
2003
Duane Allen, Tango & Cash 
2003
Elissa Fontes, Pig in a Blanket 
2003
Ernie Buttelman, The Missiles of October 
2004
Waldemar Milewicz, Polish reporter (b. 1956) 
2004
Diana Chesney, The Great Mouse Detective 
2004
David Piel, Killer Klowns from Outer Space 
2004
Nick Berg,  
2005
Tristan Egolf, American writer (b. 1971) 
2005
Peter W. Rodino, American politician (b. 1909) 
2005
Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980) 
2005
Betty Talmadge, The Baron and the Kid 
2005
Ragnar Sörman, Episode #1.1 
2005
Françoise Engel, La main passe 
2005
Waldemar Walisiak, Rozdroze 
2005
Peter Rodino, Watergate 
2005
Mark Estrin, Bare Essentials 
2006
Richard Carleton, Australian news reporter (b.1943) 
2006
Joan C. Edwards, American philanthropist (b. 1918) 
2006
Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943) 
2006
Maria Salorio, Torero, fra sogno e realtà 
2006
Barbara Bohrer, Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told 
2006
Machiko Soga, Kamen Rider Stronger 
2006
Alfredo Salazar, The Aztec Mummy Against the Humanoid Robot 
2006
Cesare Calabrese, Catch Me If You Can 
2006
John Burke, Ship of Fools 
2006
Richard Carleton, 60 Minutes 
2006
Steve Bender, Episode #1.1 
2007
Diego Corrales, American boxer (b. 1977) 
2007
Octavian Paler, Romanian writer and journalist (b. 1926) 
2007
Yahweh ben Yahweh, American cult leader (b. 1935) 
2007
Arch Whiting, The Alternative Factor 
2007
Isabella Blow, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 
2007
Shirl Conway, An Unweeded Garden 
2007
Fulton Burley, Gnomeo & Juliet 
2007
Lori Michaels, Ghost Town 
2007
Nicholas Worth, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! 
2007
Peter Bartlett, A Countess from Hong Kong 
2008
Fuji, The Wrecking Crew 
2008
Beverly Rowland, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 
2008
Lionel J. Toll, Blonde Savage 
2008
Milos Stefanovic, Zenica 
2008
Ben Stone, Satan in High Heels 
2008
Lydia Bruce, Episode dated 19 March 1979 
2009
David Mellor, English cutlery designer (b. 1930) 
2009
Mary Jane Woods, Wonder Man 
2009
Danny Ozark, 1979 MLB All-Star Game 
2009
Jim B. Smith, Homicide: Who Killed Who? 
2009
Linda Dangcil, The Young and the Restless 
2009
Robin Blaser, Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place 
2009
John Furia, The Singing Nun 
2009
Mickey Carroll, Memories of Oz 
2010
David Everritt, This Darkness: The Vampire Virus 
2010
Adele Mara, Sands of Iwo Jima 
2010
Pamela Green, Peeping Tom 
2010
Dennis Tinerino, Pumping Iron 
2010
Babs Chula, Cheats 
2010
Dave Fisher, The Fall Guy 
2010
Walter J. Hickel, Episode dated 5 October 1971 
2010
Francisco Aguabella, Maria Costa's Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them 
2011
Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer, dies of brain cancer at 54 
2011
Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter 
2011
Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957) 
2011
Big George, Christmas Special: Part 2 
2011
Doric Wilson, Stonewall Uprising 
2011
Thomas Bridegroom, BJ and Racquia 
2011
Ross Hagen, The Hellcats 
2011
Gunter Sachs, Happening in Weiß 
2011
Peter Uwe Arndt, Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein 
2011
Jane Rhodes, Jean-Claude Brialy 
2011
John Maus, Episode #1.8 
2011
Severiano Ballesteros, Episode dated 31 March 2008 
2011
Sten Aaröe, Åsa-Nisse ordnar allt 
2012
Nathalie Nerval, The Law Is the Law 
2012
Stefano Tassinari, Segni particolari 
2012
Virgil Frye, Revenge of the Ninja 
2012
Dennis E. Fitch, Episode #1.7 
2012
Kevin R. Young, North and South 
2012
Halina Lubaczewska, Czwartki ubogich 
2012
Andrea Crisanti, Cinema Paradiso 
2012
Michal Pesek, Od vrazdy jenom krok ke lzi 
2013
George Sauer, Jr., American football player, dies from heart failure at 69 
2013
Ray Harryhausen, American visual effects creator, dies at 92 
2013
Ray Harryhausen, Clash of the Titans 
2013
Peter Rauhofer, The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 
2013
Dennis Handby, A Wedding 
2013
George Sauer, Super Bowl III 
2013
Mate Ergovic, Marsal 
2013
Khatam Faiziyev, Women Kingdom 
2013
Aubrey Woods, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 
2013
Vojko Duletic, Draga moja Iza 
2014
George Christie, Glyndebourne: A Celebration of Fifty Years 
2014
Christine Reinhold, I'll Force You to Live 
2014
Colin Pillinger, British Space Race 
2014
Leigh Spence, Episode #1.97 
2014
Steve Rez, Slipstream 
2014
Will Gaines, Episode #1.13 
2014
Muazzez Bora, The Angels Are My Witnesses 
2015
Thomas Engel, Punktchen and Anton 
2015
Gilbert Lewis, General Hospital 
2015
Manfred Schreiber, One Day in September 
2016
Tonbridge-born film buff Barry Littlechild dies aged 69 
2016
First Whitbread champion, Ramon Carlin dies aged 92 
2016
Devon celebrity photographer Matt Irwin dies, aged 36 
2017
Neighbours and The Flying Doctors star Val Jellay dies aged 89 
2017
American Olympic champion bobsledder Steven Holcomb dies aged 37 
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