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May 19th

57 Notable deaths

T. E. Lawrence

British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat.

Born August 16th, 1888 in Tremadog. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1935 in Bovington Camp (motorcycle accident, traffic collision). [ref]

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

First lady of the united states from 1961 to 1963; wife of the 35th president of the united states, john f. kennedy.

Born July 28th, 1929 in Southampton.

Died May 19th, 1994 in New York City (non-Hodgkin lymphoma).

Robert F. Furchgott

American biochemist (1916-2009).

Born June 4th, 1916 in Charleston.

Died May 19th, 2009 in Seattle. [ref]

Ronald Colman

British actor (1891-1958).

Born February 9th, 1891 in Richmond. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1958 in Santa Barbara (pulmonary emphysema). [ref]

Bernard Lewis

British-american historian (1916-2018).

Born May 31st, 1916 in Stoke Newington. [ref]

Died May 19th, 2018 in Voorhees Township. [ref]

Charles Ives

American composer.

Born October 20th, 1874 in Wooster Cemetery. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1954 in New York City. [ref]

Coleman Hawkins

American jazz saxophonist (1904-1969).

Born November 21st, 1904 in St. Joseph. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1969 in New York City (pneumonia). [ref]

John Betjeman

English poet, writer and broadcaster.

Born August 28th, 1906 in London.

Died May 19th, 1984 in Cornwall (Parkinson's disease). [ref]

Ogden Nash

American poet.

Born August 19th, 1902 in New York. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1971 in Baltimore (heart failure). [ref]

Joseph Larmor

Irish physicist and mathematician (1857-1942).

Born July 11th, 1857 in Belfast. [ref]

Died May 19th, 1942 in Holywood. [ref]

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