Died On May 9th

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Discover the most famous people who died on May 9. The list includes people like Tenzing Norgay, Lena Horne, Friedrich Schiller, Albert A. Michelson, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, composers and historians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Little Richard
(Known for His Hit Single 'Long Tall Sally' & Regarded as the 'Architect of Rock and Roll')
Little Richard
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Lena Horne
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her One-Woman Show 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music')
Lena Horne
5
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Keith Whitley
(Country Music Singer and Songwriter.)
Keith Whitley
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1989
 4 
Vidal Sassoon
(Businessperson, Autobiographer)
Vidal Sassoon
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: 2012
 5 
Freddie Starr
(Comedian)
Freddie Starr
3
Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huyton, Lancashire, England
Died: 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Friedrich Schiller
(Playwright and Poet Known for His Works 'The Robbers', 'Don Carlos' and 'Mary Stuart')
Friedrich Schiller
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marbach am Neckar, Germany
Died: 1805
 7 
Christopher Boykin
(Television Personality)
Christopher Boykin
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raleigh, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 8 
Neil Connery
3
Birthdate: January 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 2021
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Edmond O'Brien
(American Actor Who Mainly Played Character Roles)
Edmond O'Brien
1
Birthdate: September 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Alice Faye
(Actress)
Alice Faye
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Tenzing Norgay
(Nepali-Indian Sherpa Mountaineer One of the First People to Set Foot on the Summit of Mount Everest)
Tenzing Norgay
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: 1986
 12 
Michael Parks
5
Birthdate: April 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corona, California, USA
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Marion Lorne
(Actress)
Marion Lorne
1
Birthdate: August 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1968
 14 
Robert Miles
(Best Known for the Internationally Renowned #1 Hit “Children” )
Robert Miles
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fleurier, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
C. W. Post
(Nutritionist)
C. W. Post
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: 1914
 16 
Brenda Fassie
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langa
Died: 2004
 17 
Chuck Daly
(Basketball coach)
Chuck Daly
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Marys, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Alan King
(Actor)
Alan King
3
Birthdate: December 26, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Dan Devine
(American football player)
Dan Devine
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augusta, Wisconsin
Died: 2002
 20 
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
(French Chemist and Physicist Who Discovered That Water is Made of Two Parts Hydrogen and One Part Oxygen)
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: 1850
 21 
Aldo Moro
(Politician, Diplomat, University teacher)
Aldo Moro
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maglie
Died: 1978
 22 
Benjamin Lincoln
(1st United States Secretary of War)
Benjamin Lincoln
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1733
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1810
 23 
Scott Hutchison
(Founding Member and Primary Songwriter of Indie Rock Band 'Frightened Rabbit')
Scott Hutchison
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 2018
 24 
Albert A. Michelson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 19, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strzelno, Poland
Died: 1931
 25 
Dieterich Buxtehude
(Organist and Church Music Composer of the Baroque period)
Dieterich Buxtehude
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1637 AD
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
Died: 1707
 26 
Kate Perugini
(Painter)
Kate Perugini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: 1929
 27 
James Reese Europe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: 1919
 28 
Haji Mastan
(Gangster, Smuggler)
Haji Mastan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India
Died: 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Mary Stewart
(Author)
Mary Stewart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sunderland, England
Died: 2014
 30 
Francis Hopkinson
(Founding Father of the United States)
Francis Hopkinson
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 2, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1791
 31 
Walter Reuther
(Politician)
Walter Reuther
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wheeling, USA
Died: 1970
 32 
James Jones
(American author)
James Jones
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Robinson, Illinois, United States
Died: 1977
 33 
Ulrike Meinhof
(Journalist and founding member of the Red Army Faction (RAF) in West Germany)
Ulrike Meinhof
7
Birthdate: October 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: 1976
 34 
Kenan Evren
(The 7th President of Turkey)
Kenan Evren
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alaşehir
Died: 2015
 35 
Lidia Gueiler Tejada
(Political Leader)
Lidia Gueiler Tejada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia
Died: 2011
 36 
Giuseppe Impastato
(Political activist)
Giuseppe Impastato
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cinisi, Italy
Died: 1978
 37 
Magnus VI of Norway
(King of Norway)
Magnus VI of Norway
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1238
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norway
Died: 1280
 38 
Talat Mahmood
(Actor, Singer)
Talat Mahmood
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lucknow
Died: 1998
 39 
George Brown
(Journalist, Politician and one of the Fathers of Confederation)
George Brown
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1818
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland,
Died: 1880
 40 
Joyce Redman
(Actress)
Joyce Redman
0
Birthdate: December 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gosforth, Northumberland, England
Died: 2012
 41 
Philip Dorn
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scheveningen, Netherlands
Died: 1975
 42 
Johnny Gimble
(Musician)
Johnny Gimble
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States
Died: 2015
 43 
Conrad Schlumberger
(Geophysicist)
Conrad Schlumberger
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guebwiller, France
Died: 1936
 44 
Theodore H. White
(Journalist, historian, writer, novelist)
Theodore H. White
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: 1986
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 22, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1911
 46 
Vincent Dowling
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2013
 47 
George Maciunas
(Lithuanian-American Artist)
George Maciunas
2
Birthdate: November 8, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: 1978
 48 
Wouter Weylandt
(Belgian Professional Cyclist)
Wouter Weylandt
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: 2011
 49 
Freya Stark
(British-Italian Explorer and Travel Writer)
Freya Stark
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1993
 50 
Albert Lewin
(Film Director)
Albert Lewin
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1968