Friday, May 31, 2013

The Death Report

131,025 People

Natural disasters in 1970
1970 Bhola cyclone
1970 Ancash earthquake

People who died on October 13 (various years)
2006 - Wang Guangmei, Chinese first lady
2005 - Vivian Malone Jones, American civil rights activist
2003 - Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
2002 - Stephen Ambrose, American historian and biographer
2001 - Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers)
2000 - Jean Peters, American actress
1990 - Le Duc Tho, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1988 - Mike Venezia, jockey
1987 - Kishore Kumar, Indian film playback singer and actor
1987 - Walter Brattain, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1979 - Rebecca Helferich Clarke, English composer and violist
1974 - Ed Sullivan, American television personality
1971 - Stafford Smythe, National Hockey League executive
1968 - Bea Benaderet, American actress
1966 - Clifton Webb, American actor
1955 - Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico
1950 - Ernest Haycox, American writer
1945 - Milton S. Hershey, American chocolate tycoon
1938 - E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye)
1931 - Ernst Didring, Swedish author
1926 - Hans E. Kinck, Norwegian author and philologist
1919 - Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate
1917 - Florence La Badie, American actress
1909 - Francisco Ferrer Guardia, Spanish free-thinker
1905 - Sir Henry Irving, the first British actor to be knighted
1904 - Pavlos Melas, Greek officer who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia
1890 - Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice
1882 - Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher
1869 - Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French literary critic
1825 - King Maximilian I of Bavaria
1815 - Joachim Murat, French marshal and King of Naples (executed)
1812 - Sir Isaac Brock, British general (killed in battle)
1788 - Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent, Irish politician and poet
1759 - John Henley, English minister
1715 - Nicolas Malebranche, French philosopher
1706 - Iyasus the Great, Emperor of Ethiopia
1694 - Samuel von Pufendorf, German jurist
1687 - Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer
1673 - Kristoffer Gabel, Danish statesman
1605 - Theodore Beza, French theologian
1508 - Edmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician
1415 - Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader
1282 - Nichiren Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism
1093 - Robert I, Count of Flanders
54 - Claudius, Roman Emperor (b. 10 BC)

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