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10th of May 0070 EVENT Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of emperor Vespasian, opens a full-scale assault on Jerusalem and attacks the city's Third Wall to the northwest.
10th of May 1291 EVENT Scottish nobles recognize the authority of Edward I of England.
10th of May 1497 EVENT Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cadiz for his first voyage to the New World.
10th of May 1503 EVENT Christopher Columbus visits the Cayman Islands and names them Las Tortugas after the numerous turtles there.
10th of May 1534 EVENT Jacques Cartier visits Newfoundland.
10th of May 1655 EVENT England, with troops under the command of Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, annexes Jamaica from Spain.
10th of May 1768 EVENT John Wilkes is imprisoned for writing an article for The North Briton severely criticizing King George III. This action provokes rioting in London.
10th of May 1774 EVENT Louis XVI becomes King of France.
10th of May 1775 EVENT American Revolutionary War: A small Colonial militia led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold captures Fort Ticonderoga.
10th of May 1775 EVENT American Revolutionary War: Representatives from the Thirteen Colonies begin the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
10th of May 1796 EVENT First Coalition: Napoleon I of France wins a decisive victory against Austrian forces at Lodi bridge over the Adda River in Italy. The Austrians lose some 2,000 men.
10th of May 1801 EVENT First Barbary War: The Barbary pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States of America.
10th of May 1824 EVENT The National Gallery in London opens to the public.
10th of May 1833 EVENT The desecration of the grave of the viceroy of southern Vietnam Le Van Duyet by Emperor Minh Mang provokes his adopted son to start a revolt.
10th of May 1837 EVENT Panic of 1837: New York City banks fail, and unemployment reaches record levels.
10th of May 1849 EVENT Astor Place Riot: A riot breaks out at the Astor Opera House in Manhattan, New York City over a dispute between actors Edwin Forrest and William Charles Macready, killing at least 25 and injuring over 120.
10th of May 1857 EVENT Indian Mutiny: In India, the first war of Independence begins. Sepoys revolt against their commanding officers at Meerut.
10th of May 1863 EVENT American Civil War: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson dies eight days after he is accidentally shot by his own troops.
10th of May 1864 EVENT American Civil War: Colonel Emory Upton leads a 10-regiment "Attack-in-depth" assault against the Confederate works at The Battle of Spotsylvania, which, though ultimately unsuccessful, would provide the idea for the massive assault against the Bloody Angle on May 12. Upton is slightly wounded but is immediately promoted to Brigadier general.
10th of May 1865 EVENT American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is captured by Union troops near Irwinville, Georgia.
10th of May 1865 EVENT American Civil War: In Kentucky, Union soldiers ambush and mortally wound Confederate raider William Quantrill, who lingers until his death on June 6.
10th of May 1869 EVENT The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western United States, is completed at Promontory Summit, Utah (not Promontory Point, Utah) with the golden spike.
10th of May 1872 EVENT Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.
10th of May 1877 EVENT Romania declares itself independent from the Ottoman Empire following the Senate adoption of Mihail Kogalniceanu's Declaration of Independence. This act is recognized on March 26, 1881 after the end of the Romanian War of Independence.
10th of May 1893 EVENT The Supreme Court of the United States rules in Nix v. Hedden that a tomato is a vegetable, not a fruit, under the Tariff Act of 1883.
10th of May 1908 EVENT Mother's Day is observed for the first time in the United States, in Grafton, West Virginia.
10th of May 1922 EVENT The United States annex the Kingman Reef.
10th of May 1924 EVENT J. Edgar Hoover is appointed the Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation, and remains so until his death in 1972.
10th of May 1933 EVENT Censorship: In Germany, the Nazis stage massive public book burnings.
10th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: The first German bombs of the war fall on England at Chilham and Petham, in Kent.
10th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: Germany invades Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
10th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
10th of May 1940 EVENT World War II: Invasion of Iceland by the United Kingdom.
10th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland to try to negotiate a peace deal between the United Kingdom and Nazi Germany.
10th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: The House of Commons in London is damaged by the Luftwaffe in an air raid.
10th of May 1942 EVENT World War II: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign.
10th of May 1946 EVENT First successful launch of an American V-2 rocket at White Sands Proving Ground.
10th of May 1954 EVENT Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and roll record to reach number one on the Billboard charts.
10th of May 1960 EVENT The nuclear submarine USS Triton completes Operation Sandblast, the first underwater circumnavigation of the earth.
10th of May 1969 EVENT Vietnam War: The Battle of Dong Ap Bia begins with an assault on Hill 937. It will ultimately become known as Hamburger Hill.
10th of May 1979 EVENT The Federated States of Micronesia become self-governing.
10th of May 1981 EVENT Francois Mitterrand wins the presidential election and becomes the first Socialist President of France in the French Fifth Republic.
10th of May 1993 EVENT In Thailand, a fire at the Kader Toy Factory kills 156 workers.
10th of May 1994 EVENT Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
10th of May 1997 EVENT A 7.3 Mw earthquake strikes Iran's Khorasan Province, killing 1,567, injuring over 2,300, leaving 50,000 homeless, and damaging or destroying over 15,000 homes.
10th of May 2002 EVENT F.B.I. agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for selling United States secrets to Moscow for $1.4 million in cash and diamonds.
10th of May 2005 EVENT A hand grenade thrown by Vladimir Arutinian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he is giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.
10th of May 2008 EVENT An EF4 tornado strikes the Oklahoma-Kansas state line, killing 21 people and injuring over 100.
10th of May 2008 EVENT War in Darfur: The Justice and Equality Movement and Sudanese government forces clash in Omdurman and Khartoum, the first time the fighting takes place in the nation's capital.
10th of May 0213 BIRTHDAY Claudius II, Roman emperor (d. 270)
10th of May 1265 BIRTHDAY Emperor Fushimi of Japan (d. 1317)
10th of May 1604 BIRTHDAY Jean Mairet, French dramatist (d. 1686)
10th of May 1641 BIRTHDAY Dudley North, English economist (d. 1691)
10th of May 1714 BIRTHDAY Sophie Charlotte Ackermann, German actress (d. 1792)
10th of May 1727 BIRTHDAY Anne Robert Turgot, French statesman (d. 1781)
10th of May 1746 BIRTHDAY Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (d. 1818)
10th of May 1755 BIRTHDAY Robert Gray, American sea captain (d. 1806)
10th of May 1756 BIRTHDAY Singu Min, King of Burma (d. 1782)
10th of May 1760 BIRTHDAY Johann Peter Hebel, German poet (d. 1826)
10th of May 1760 BIRTHDAY Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French composer (La Marseillaise) (d. 1836)
10th of May 1770 BIRTHDAY Louis Nicolas Davout, French marshal (d. 1823)
10th of May 1775 BIRTHDAY Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, French cavalry general (d. 1809)
10th of May 1788 BIRTHDAY Augustin-Jean Fresnel, French physicist (d. 1827)
10th of May 1788 BIRTHDAY Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Russian-born queen of Wurttemberg (d. 1819)
10th of May 1810 BIRTHDAY Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, British lexicographer (d. 1897)
10th of May 1813 BIRTHDAY Montgomery Blair, American politician (d. 1883)
10th of May 1838 BIRTHDAY John Wilkes Booth, American actor and assassin of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1865)
10th of May 1840 BIRTHDAY Hadzhi Dimitar, Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1868)
10th of May 1841 BIRTHDAY James Gordon Bennett Jr., American publisher (New York Herald) (d. 1918)
10th of May 1843 BIRTHDAY Benito Perez Galdos, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
10th of May 1847 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (d. 1923)
10th of May 1863 BIRTHDAY Upendrakishore Ray, Indian writer, painter and composer (d. 1915)
10th of May 1866 BIRTHDAY Leon Bakst, Russian artist (d. 1924)
10th of May 1868 BIRTHDAY Ed Barrow, American baseball manager (d. 1953)
10th of May 1872 BIRTHDAY Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (d. 1950)
10th of May 1874 BIRTHDAY Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, senator, historian and orientalist (d. 1941)
10th of May 1876 BIRTHDAY Ivan Cankar, Slovenian writer (d. 1918)
10th of May 1878 BIRTHDAY Gustav Stresemann, Chancellor of Germany, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1929)
10th of May 1879 BIRTHDAY Symon Petlura, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1926)
10th of May 1886 BIRTHDAY Felix Manalo, Philippine Founder and 1st Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo (d. 1963)
10th of May 1886 BIRTHDAY Olaf Stapledon, British author and philosopher (d. 1950)
10th of May 1886 BIRTHDAY Karl Barth, Swiss Protestant theologian (d. 1968)
10th of May 1888 BIRTHDAY Max Steiner, Austrian composer (d. 1971)
10th of May 1889 BIRTHDAY Mae Murray, American actress (d. 1965)
10th of May 1890 BIRTHDAY Alfred Jodl, German general (d. 1946)
10th of May 1895 BIRTHDAY Kama Chinen, Japanese supercentenarian (d. 2010)
10th of May 1897 BIRTHDAY Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)
10th of May 1898 BIRTHDAY Ariel Durant, American historian (d. 1981)
10th of May 1899 BIRTHDAY Fred Astaire, American dancer and actor (d. 1987)
10th of May 1899 BIRTHDAY Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-born composer (d. 1979)
10th of May 1901 BIRTHDAY J.D. Bernal, British crystallographer (d. 1971)
10th of May 1902 BIRTHDAY Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born film director (d. 1974)
10th of May 1902 BIRTHDAY David O. Selznick, American film producer (d. 1965)
10th of May 1903 BIRTHDAY Otto Bradfisch, Nazi leader (d. 1994)
10th of May 1905 BIRTHDAY Markos Vamvakaris, Greek rebetiko musician and songwriter (d. 1972)
10th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Freddie Spencer Chapman, British army officer (d. 1971)
10th of May 1908 BIRTHDAY Carl Albert, American politician (d. 2000)
10th of May 1909 BIRTHDAY Maybelle Carter, American musician (d. 1978)
10th of May 1911 BIRTHDAY Bel Kaufman, American author
10th of May 1915 BIRTHDAY Denis Thatcher, British businessman and husband of Margaret Thatcher (d. 2003)
10th of May 1916 BIRTHDAY Milton Babbitt, American composer (d. 2011)
10th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY George Welch, American pilot (d. 1954)
10th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY T. Berry Brazelton, American pediatrician
10th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Jeff Cooper, American Handgun Expert (d. 2006)
10th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Bert Weedon, British guitarist
10th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Nancy Walker, American actress (d. 1992)
10th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Heydar Aliyev, Ex-President and Leader of Azerbaijan Republic (d. 2003)
10th of May 1926 BIRTHDAY Hugo Banzer, Bolivian dictator (d. 2002)
10th of May 1927 BIRTHDAY Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author
10th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Arnold Ruutel, Estonian president
10th of May 1929 BIRTHDAY Antonine Maillet, French-Canadian novelist and playwright
10th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Pat Summerall, American football player and broadcaster
10th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Scott Muni, American radio DJ (d. 2004)
10th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter
10th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Barbara Taylor Bradford, English writer
10th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
10th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Cliff Wilson, Welsh snooker player (d. 1994)
10th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Larry Williams, American singer and songwriter (d. 1980)
10th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Gary Owens, American actor and announcer
10th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Timothy Birdsall, English cartoonist (d. 1963)
10th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Jim Hickman, American baseball player
10th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Tamara Press, Soviet athlete
10th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
10th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis champion
10th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Marina Vlady, French actress
10th of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Wayne A. Downing, retired United States Army general
10th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Jim Calhoun, American college basketball coach
10th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Youssouf Sambo Ba, Burkinabe politician
10th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY David Clennon, American actor
10th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Richard Darman, American economist
10th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Jim Abrahams, American film director
10th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Marie-France Pisier, French actress (d. 2011)
10th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Donovan, Scottish musician
10th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Graham Gouldman, British musician and songwriter (10cc)
10th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Maureen Lipman, English actress
10th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Dave Mason, English musician (Traffic)
10th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Diderik Wagenaar, Dutch composer and musical theorist
10th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Jay Ferguson, American musician and composer
10th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Caroline Cooney, American author
10th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Thomas Tessier, American author
10th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
10th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Manuel Mora Morales, Spanish director and writer
10th of May 1953 BIRTHDAY John Diamond, English journalist (d. 2001)
10th of May 1953 BIRTHDAY Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
10th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY F. Charles Brunicardi, American surgeon
10th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Chris Berman, American sportscaster
10th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Mark David Chapman, American murderer of John Lennon
10th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Paige O'Hara, American Broadway singer and actress
10th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Vladislav Listyev, Russian television anchor and journalist (d. 1995)
10th of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Sid Vicious, English bassist (The Sex Pistols) (d. 1979)
10th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Yu Suzuki, Japanese creator of Virtua Fighter series
10th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Rick Santorum, American politician
10th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Gaetan Boucher, Canadian speed skater
10th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Danny Schayes, American basketball player
10th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Victoria Rowell, American actress
10th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Bono, Irish singer (U2)
10th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Dean Heller, American politician
10th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Slovenian track athlete
10th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Johanna ter Steege, Dutch actress
10th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Danny Carey, American drummer (Tool, Pigmy Love Circus)
10th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Brad Soderberg, American college basketball head coach
10th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY A. Raja, Indian politician
10th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Lisa Nowak, American astronaut
10th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Rony Seikaly, Lebanese basketball player
10th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Linda Evangelista, Canadian supermodel
10th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Edwards, English athlete
10th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Scott Brison, Canadian politician
10th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Jon Ronson, British journalist and author
10th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Young MC, American rapper
10th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Nobuhiro Takeda, Japanese footballer and sportscaster
10th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Al Murray, British comedian
10th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY William Regal (Darren Matthews), English professional wrestler
10th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Erik Palladino, American actor
10th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Ed Sanders, British actor and television personality
10th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Dennis Bergkamp, Dutch footballer
10th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY John Scalzi, American writer
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Gabriela Montero, Venezuelan pianist
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Gina Philips, American actress
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Bob Carter, American voice actor
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Perry Blake, Irish singer/songwriter
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Sally Phillips, British actress and comedienne
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Dallas Roberts, American actor
10th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY David Weir, Scottish footballer
10th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Adriano Giannini, Italian actor
10th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Craig Mack, American rapper
10th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Leslie Stefanson, American actress
10th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Adne S?ndral, Norwegian speed skater
10th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Rados?aw Majdan, Polish footballer
10th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Aviv Geffen, Israeli singer/songwriter (Blackfield)
10th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Jerome Williams, American basketball player
10th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Ollie le Roux, South African rugby player
10th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Liu Fang, Chinese musician
10th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer
10th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Andrea Anders, American Actress
10th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Torbj?rn Brundtland, Norwegian musician (Royksopp)
10th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Adam Deadmarsh, American ice hockey player
10th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Helio Castroneves, Brazilian race car driver
10th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Shin Jung-hwan, Korean singer
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Stuart Braithwaite, Scottish musician (Mogwai)
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Steve Howard, Scottish footballer
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Rachel Gordon, Australian actress
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Rob Malda, American internet writer/editor (Slashdot)
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Udo Mechels, Belgian singer
10th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi, Greek javelin thrower
10th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Nick Heidfeld, German Formula One driver
10th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Denise Ho, Hong Kong singer
10th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Henri Camara, Senegalese footballer
10th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Chas Licciardello, Australian comedian
10th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Keith Murray, American singer (We Are Scientists)
10th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Kenan Thompson, American actor
10th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Lee Hyori, South Korean singer
10th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Namitha Kapoor, Indian actress
10th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Samuel Dalembert, Haitian basketball player
10th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
10th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Daniel Harris, Australian rules footballer
10th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Gable, American playwright
10th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Gustav Fridolin, Swedish politician
10th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Natalia Zabala, Spanish beauty pageant contestant
10th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Kristyna Myles, British singer
10th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Edward Mujica, Venezuelan baseball player
10th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Ryan Getzlaf, Canadian ice hockey player
10th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Odette Yustman, American actress
10th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Anej Lovrecic, Slovenian footballer
10th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Wilson Chandler, American basketball player
10th of May 1989 BIRTHDAY Lindsey Shaw, American actress
10th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Josh Dugan, Australian rugby league player
10th of May 1991 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Machlelis, Greek footballer
10th of May 1992 BIRTHDAY Zia Marquez, Filipino actress
10th of May 1992 BIRTHDAY Charice Pempengco, Filipino singer
10th of May 1993 BIRTHDAY Mirai Shida, Japanese actress
10th of May 1034 DEATH Mieszko II, King of Poland (Born 990)
10th of May 1290 DEATH Duke Rudolph II of Austria (Born 1271)
10th of May 1424 DEATH Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
10th of May 1482 DEATH Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Italian mathematician and astronomer (Born 1397)
10th of May 1493 DEATH Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, Scottish politician
10th of May 1521 DEATH Sebastian Brant, Alsatian humanist (Born 1457)
10th of May 1566 DEATH Leonhart Fuchs, German botanist (Born 1501)
10th of May 1641 DEATH Johan Baner, Swedish soldier (Born 1596)
10th of May 1657 DEATH Gustaf Horn, Swedish soldier and politician (Born 1592)
10th of May 1691 DEATH Colonel John Birch, English soldier (Born 1615)
10th of May 1692 DEATH Sarah Osborne, one of the first accused in the Salem witch trials (Born circa 1643)
10th of May 1696 DEATH Jean de La Bruyere, French writer (Born 1645)
10th of May 1717 DEATH John Hathorne, American magistrate (Born 1641)
10th of May 1726 DEATH Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (Born 1670)
10th of May 1733 DEATH Barton Booth, English actor (Born 1681)
10th of May 1737 DEATH Emperor Nakamikado of Japan (Born 1702)
10th of May 1774 DEATH King Louis XV of France (Born 1710)
10th of May 1775 DEATH Marie Magdalene Charlotte Ackermann, German actress (Born 1757)
10th of May 1787 DEATH William Watson, English physician and scientist (Born 1715)
10th of May 1792 DEATH John Stevens, American delegate to the Continental Congress
10th of May 1798 DEATH George Vancouver, British navy officer and explorer (Born 1757)
10th of May 1807 DEATH Comte de Rochambeau, French soldier (Born 1725)
10th of May 1818 DEATH Paul Revere, American patriot (Born 1735)
10th of May 1829 DEATH Thomas Young, English physician and linguist (Born 1773)
10th of May 1850 DEATH Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, French chemist and physicist (Born 1778)
10th of May 1863 DEATH Stonewall Jackson, American Confederate general (Born 1824)
10th of May 1868 DEATH Henry Bennett, American politician (Born 1808)
10th of May 1889 DEATH Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian satirist (Born 1826)
10th of May 1897 DEATH Andres Bonifacio, Filipino revolutionary leader (Born 1863)
10th of May 1904 DEATH Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (Born 1861)
10th of May 1937 DEATH William Tedmarsh, English-born silent movie actor (Born 1876)
10th of May 1945 DEATH Richard Glucks, German SS officer (Born 1889)
10th of May 1945 DEATH Konrad Henlein, pro-Nazi Czechoslovakian politician (Born 1898)
10th of May 1950 DEATH Belle da Costa Greene, American librarian, bibliographer, archivist (Born 1883)
10th of May 1955 DEATH Tommy Burns, Canadian boxer (Born 1881)
10th of May 1955 DEATH John Radecki, Australian stained glass artist (Born 1865)
10th of May 1956 DEATH Michalis Karaolis, Greek-Cypriot EOKA fighter (Born 1934)
10th of May 1960 DEATH Yury Olesha, Russian novelist (Born 1899)
10th of May 1963 DEATH Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb, American football player (Born 1931)
10th of May 1964 DEATH Mikhail Larionov, Russian painter (Born 1881)
10th of May 1967 DEATH Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racing driver, (Born 1935)
10th of May 1968 DEATH Scotty Beckett, American child actor (Born 1929)
10th of May 1974 DEATH Hal Mohr, American cinematographer, husband of Evelyn Venable (Born 1894)
10th of May 1976 DEATH Elias Aslaksen, Norwegian religious figure (Born 1888)
10th of May 1977 DEATH Joan Crawford, American actress (Born 1905)
10th of May 1982 DEATH Peter Weiss, German writer and artist (Born 1916)
10th of May 1988 DEATH Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (Born 1902)
10th of May 1989 DEATH Woody Shaw, American jazz musician (Born 1944)
10th of May 1990 DEATH Susan Oliver, American actress (Born 1932)
10th of May 1990 DEATH Walker Percy, American author (Born 1916)
10th of May 1992 DEATH Sylvia Syms, American jazz singer (Born 1917)
10th of May 1993 DEATH Stephen Ross, English politician (Born 1926)
10th of May 1994 DEATH John Wayne Gacy, American serial killer (Born 1942)
10th of May 1997 DEATH Joan Weston, American Roller Derby (Born 1935)
10th of May 1999 DEATH Shel Silverstein, American poet and composer (Born 1930)
10th of May 2000 DEATH Dede Fortin, Quebec singer and songwriter (Les Colocs) (Born 1962)
10th of May 2000 DEATH Jules Deschenes, Quebec superior court judge (Born 1923)
10th of May 2001 DEATH Deborah Walley, American actress (Born 1943)
10th of May 2001 DEATH Sudhakarrao Naik, Indian politician (Born 1934)
10th of May 2002 DEATH Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (Born 1948)
10th of May 2002 DEATH Yves Robert, French actor, screenwriter and director (Born 1920)
10th of May 2002 DEATH Kaifi Azmi, Indian poet and songwriter (Born 1919)
10th of May 2003 DEATH Milan Vukcevich, Yugoslavian chemist and chess problem composer (Born 1937)
10th of May 2005 DEATH David Wayne, American singer (Metal Church) (Born 1958)
10th of May 2006 DEATH Val Guest, British film director (Born 1911)
10th of May 2006 DEATH Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (Born 1917)
10th of May 2006 DEATH A. M. Rosenthal, American newspaper editor (Born 1922)
10th of May 2006 DEATH Soraya, Colombian-American singer (Born 1969)
10th of May 2008 DEATH Leyla Gencer, Turkish soprano (Born 1928)
10th of May 2008 DEATH Jessie Jacobs, Australian actress (Born 1990)
10th of May 2010 DEATH Frank Frazetta, American artist (Born 1928)
10th of May 2011 DEATH Michael Baze, American horse racing jockey (Born 1987)

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