Deaths on May 10

1566 :Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, dies at 65
1569 :Juan the Avila, Spanish minister/writer
1637 :Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37
1653 :John Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
1696 :Jean de La BruyŠre, French author, dies at 50
1710 :Georg Dietrich Leiding, composer, dies at 46
1760 :Johann Christoph Graupner, composer, dies at 77
1764 :Picander, [Christian Henrici], German writer (Die Weiberprobe), dies
1770 :Charles Avison, composer, dies at 61
1774 :Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64
1784 :Antoine Court de G‚belin, French vicar/writer, dies at 56
1785 :Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36
1789 :Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer, dies at 72
1794 :Elisabeth PMH, princess of France, beheaded at 30
1798 :George Vancouver, British explorer, (Voyage of Discovery), dies at 40
1818 :Paul Revere, American patriot, dies
1820 :Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49
1826 :Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer, dies at 86
1829 :Thomas Young, physicist/decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics, dies
1833 :Fran‡ois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician, dies at 74
1849 :Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, dies at 89
1859 :Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief & Housewife), dies
1863 :Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Conf general (Civil War), dies
1864 :James Clay Rice, lawyer/Union brig-general, dies in battle at 34
1864 :Thomas Greeley Stevenson, Union brig-general, dies at about 27
1869 :Bernhard Molique, composer, dies at 66
1869 :Wilhelm Bernard Molique, composer, dies at 66
1880 :John Goss, composer/organist, dies at 79
1885 :Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62
1885 :Ferdinand Hiller, composer, dies at 73
1897 :William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70
1904 :Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies
1909 :Johannes de Koo, journalist/playwright, dies
1910 :Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85
1910 :William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies
1915 :Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle
1920 :John Wesley Hyatt, inventor/plastics pioneer, dies
1923 :Vaslav Vorovsky, Russian delegate, assassinated
1924 :Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (L'ave), dies at 58
1937 :Johannes Walter, German geologist (Die Denudation in Wste), dies
1938 :Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies
1940 :Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56
1942 :Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber & Lewis Fields), dies at 74
1943 :Andr‚ Bertulot, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1943 :Arnaud/Armand Fraiteur, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1943 :Maurice-Albert Raskin, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged
1950 :John G Fletcher, US poet (Burning Mountain), dies
1954 :George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies
1960 :Juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61
1964 :Carol Haney, dancer (Pantomime Quiz), dies at 35
1964 :Ignace Lilien, composer, dies at 66
1965 :Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch min of Colonization (1942-45), dies at 70
1968 :Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
1968 :Philippa Bevans, dies at 55
1968 :Scotty Beckett, dies at 38
1971 :Mihail Jora, composer, dies at 79
1971 :Shukichi Mitsukuri, composer, dies at 75
1973 :Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian, dies at 62
1973 :Loren Tindall, dies of heart attack at 51
1976 :George Curzon, dies at 77
1977 :Joan Crawford, actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 69
1979 :John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies
1979 :Louis Paul Boon, Flemish writer (Eros & the Lonely Man), dies at 67
1982 :Jean C M Picart le Doux, French designer, dies
1982 :Peter Weiss, German playwright (Marat-Sade), dies at 65
1983 :John P Strijbos, writer (Called that Bird), dies at 92
1984 :Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist, dies at 41
1984 :Robert Moore, actor (Marshall-Diana), dies at 56
1990 :Susan Oliver, actress (Disorderly Orderly), dies of cancer at 61
1990 :Walker Percy, physician/novelist (Lancelot), dies of cancer at 73
1991 :Armand HF Boni, [Armand the Good], Flemish poet/writer, dies
1992 :Joan Merrill, vocalist, dies of a stroke at 74
1992 :John Lund, actor (Perils of Pauline), dies at 81
1992 :Liesbeth Saijers, sculptor, dies
1992 :Sylvia Sims, singer (Flower Drum Song), dies of a heart attack at 74
1994 :John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52
1994 :Lucebert [J Swaanswijk], poet/cartoonist (PC Hooft 1967), dies at 69
1994 :Phyllis Flowerdew, school Reading text author, dies at 81
1995 :Harold Berens, comedian, dies at 92
1995 :Hilde Jarecki, educationist, dies at 83
1995 :Jimmy Raney, jazz guitarist, dies at 67
1997 :Joanie Weston, roller derby queen (Bay Bombers), dies at 61



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