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.
08 December 1925, American
singer
Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American
Entertainer

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness
19 April 1903, American
Special Agent

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt
23 January 1910, French
Musician

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26 April 1917, American
Master of Modern Architecture

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14 January 1861, Turkish
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Bob HawkeBob Hawke
09 December 1929, Australian
23rd Prime Minister of Australia

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
21 March 1768, French
Mathematician & Physicist

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
10 October 1907, American
Suspected Murderer

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15 April 1889, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights
Levi P. MortonLevi P. Morton
16 May 1824, American
22nd Vice President of the U.S.A

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
27 February 1913, American
Illness
Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
20 June 1861, British
English biochemist

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
06 June 1933, Swiss
Physicist

William AdamsWilliam Adams
24 September 1564, British
First ever Western Samurai
Jim HensonJim Henson
24 September 1936, American
Television director, Film director, Film producer,

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
08 December 1925, American
American singer
Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
10 July 1942, American
Singer, Composer

King KongKing Kong
15 July 1909, Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
18 June 1913, American
Winegrower
Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
12 January 1628, French
Writer, Poet, Children's writer, Screenwriter,

Lola FloresLola Flores
21 January 1923, Spanish
Actor, Singer, Choreographer
Dean PotterDean Potter
14 April 1972, American
Mountaineer, Rock climber

Dick TrickleDick Trickle
27 October 1941, American
 

Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
24 December 1634, Austrian, Spanish
Politician

HéloïseHéloïse
1101 AD, French
French nun
Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
09 December 1925, American
Singer
Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
13 July 1898, German
Military personnel

Jeremy Michael BoordaJeremy Michael Boorda
26 November 1939, American
Naval Officer

Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
23 April 1919, Russian
Spy

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
24 November 1885, German
Officer, Torturer
Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
26 February 1899, Australian
Trade unionist

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Mary DouglasMary Douglas
25 March 1921, British
Anthropologist, Writer, University teacher

Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
20 August 1895, American
Businessperson

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
01 November 1596, Italian
Painter, Architect, Artist

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
20 May 1856, French
painter
Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
04 June 1915, Malian
Prime Minister, President

Mary KennedyMary Kennedy
1960 AD
Architect
Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez
30 August 1960, Mexican
 

Will AdamsWill Adams
24 September 1564, British, American
 

James Maury HensonJames Maury Henson
24 September 1936, American
Puppeteer
Edward Cedric HardwickeEdward Cedric Hardwicke
07 August 1932, British
Actor