Died On May 16th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 16. The list includes people like Eliot Ness, Andy Kaufman, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joseph Fourier, A. Philip Randolph. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, physicists, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
(singer)

08 December 1925

American

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
(Suspected Murderer)

10 October 1907

American

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
(Entertainer)

17 January 1949

American

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness
(Special Agent)

19 April 1903

American

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt
(Musician)

23 January 1910

French

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
(Master of Modern Architecture)

26 April 1917

American

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
(Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,)

15 April 1889

American

Bob HawkeBob Hawke
(23rd Prime Minister of Australia)

09 December 1929

Australian

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
(Mathematician & Physicist)

21 March 1768

French

Levi P. MortonLevi P. Morton
(22nd Vice President of the U.S.A)

16 May 1824

American

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
(Illness)

27 February 1913

American

William AdamsWilliam Adams
(First ever Western Samurai)

24 September 1564

British

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Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
(English biochemist)

20 June 1861

British

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
(Physicist)

06 June 1933

Swiss

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
(American singer)

08 December 1925

American

Jim HensonJim Henson
(Television director, Film director, Film producer, Voice actor, Puppeteer, Actor, Screenwriter)

24 September 1936

American

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
(Singer, Composer)

10 July 1942

American

Dean PotterDean Potter
(Mountaineer, Rock climber)

14 April 1972

American

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Mehmed VIMehmed VI
(Sultan)

14 January 1861

Turkish

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
(Writer, Poet, Children's writer, Screenwriter, Author, Poet lawyer, Q4421425)

12 January 1628

French

Dick TrickleDick Trickle

27 October 1941

American

Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Singer)

09 December 1925

American

Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
(Politician)

24 December 1634

Austrian,Spanish

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
(Winegrower)

18 June 1913

American

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Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
(Military personnel)

13 July 1898

German

Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
(Spy)

23 April 1919

Russian

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
(Officer, Torturer)

24 November 1885

German

Lola FloresLola Flores
(Actor, Singer, Choreographer)

21 January 1923

Spanish

Mary DouglasMary Douglas
(Anthropologist, Writer, University teacher)

25 March 1921

British

Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
(Businessperson)

20 August 1895

American

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Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
(Painter, Architect, Artist)

01 November 1596

Italian

Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
(Trade unionist)

26 February 1899

Australian

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
(painter)

20 May 1856

French

Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
(Prime Minister, President)

04 June 1915

Malian

Mary KennedyMary Kennedy
(Architect)

1960 AD

Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez

30 August 1960

Mexican

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Will AdamsWill Adams

24 September 1564

British,American

James Maury HensonJames Maury Henson
(Puppeteer)

24 September 1936

American