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4th of May 1256 EVENT The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull Licet ecclesiae catholicae.
4th of May 1415 EVENT Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.
4th of May 1471 EVENT Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Tewkesbury: Edward IV defeats a Lancastrian Army and kills Edward, Prince of Wales.
4th of May 1493 EVENT Pope Alexander VI divides the New World between Spain and Portugal along the Line of Demarcation.
4th of May 1626 EVENT Dutch explorer Peter Minuit arrives in New Netherland (present day Manhattan Island) aboard the See Meeuw.
4th of May 1675 EVENT King Charles II of England orders the construction of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
4th of May 1686 EVENT The Municipality of Ilagan is founded in the Philippines.
4th of May 1776 EVENT Rhode Island becomes the first American colony to renounce allegiance to King George III.
4th of May 1799 EVENT Fourth Anglo-Mysore War: The Battle of Seringapatam: The siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is invaded and Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.
4th of May 1814 EVENT King Ferdinand VII of Spain signs the Decrete of the 4th of May, returning Spain to absolutism.
4th of May 1814 EVENT Emperor Napoleon I of France arrives at Portoferraio on the island of Elba to begin his exile.
4th of May 1855 EVENT American adventurer William Walker departs from San Francisco with about 60 men to conquer Nicaragua.
4th of May 1859 EVENT The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.
4th of May 1863 EVENT American Civil War: The Battle of Chancellorsville ends with a Union retreat.
4th of May 1869 EVENT The Naval Battle of Hakodate Bay is fought in Japan.
4th of May 1871 EVENT The National Association, the first professional baseball league, opens its first season in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
4th of May 1886 EVENT Haymarket Square Riot: A bomb is thrown at policemen trying to break up a labor rally in Chicago, Illinois, United States, killing eight and wounding 60. The police fire into the crowd.
4th of May 1904 EVENT The United States begins construction of the Panama Canal.
4th of May 1904 EVENT Charles Stewart Rolls meets Frederick Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England.
4th of May 1910 EVENT The Royal Canadian Navy is created.
4th of May 1912 EVENT Italy occupies the Greek island of Rhodes.
4th of May 1919 EVENT May Fourth Movement: Student demonstrations take place in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, protesting the Treaty of Versailles, which transferred Chinese territory to Japan.
4th of May 1932 EVENT In Atlanta, Georgia, mobster Al Capone begins serving an eleven-year prison sentence for tax evasion.
4th of May 1942 EVENT World War II: The Battle of the Coral Sea begins with an attack by aircraft from the United States aircraft carrier USS Yorktown on Japanese naval forces at Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands. The Japanese forces had invaded Tulagi the day before.
4th of May 1945 EVENT World War II: The North Germany Army surrenders to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
4th of May 1945 EVENT World War II: Neuengamme concentration camp near Hamburg is liberated by the British Army.
4th of May 1946 EVENT In San Francisco Bay, U.S. Marines from the nearby Treasure Island Navy Base stop a two-day riot at Alcatraz federal prison. Five people are killed in the riot.
4th of May 1949 EVENT The entire Torino football team (except for two players who did not take the trip: Sauro Toma, due to an injury and Renato Gandolfi, because of coach request) is killed in a plane crash at the Superga hill at the edge of Turin, Italy.
4th of May 1953 EVENT Ernest Hemingway wins the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
4th of May 1959 EVENT The 1st Grammy Awards are held.
4th of May 1961 EVENT American civil rights movement: The "Freedom Riders" begin a bus trip through the South.
4th of May 1970 EVENT Vietnam War: Kent State shootings: the Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others. The students were protesting the United States' invasion of Cambodia.
4th of May 1972 EVENT The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to "Greenpeace Foundation".
4th of May 1974 EVENT An all-female Japanese team reaches the summit of Manaslu, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000-meter peak.
4th of May 1979 EVENT Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
4th of May 1982 EVENT Twenty sailors are killed when the British Type 42 destroyer HMS Sheffield is hit by an Argentinian Exocet missile during the Falklands War.
4th of May 1988 EVENT The PEPCON disaster rocks Henderson, Nevada, as tons of space shuttle fuel detonate during a fire.
4th of May 1989 EVENT Iran-Contra Affair: Former White House aide Oliver North is convicted of three crimes and acquitted of nine other charges. The convictions, however, are later overturned on appeal.
4th of May 1990 EVENT Latvia proclaims the renewal of its independence after the Soviet occupation.
4th of May 1994 EVENT Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat sign a peace accord regarding Palestinian autonomy granting self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho.
4th of May 1998 EVENT A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives "Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.
4th of May 2000 EVENT Ken Livingstone becomes the first Mayor of London.
4th of May 2001 EVENT The Milwaukee Art Museum addition, the first Santiago Calatrava-designed structure in the United States, opens to the public.
4th of May 2002 EVENT An EAS Airlines BAC 1-11-500 crashes in a suburb of Kano, Nigeria shortly after takeoff killing more than 148 people.
4th of May 2007 EVENT Greensburg, Kansas is almost completely destroyed by a 1.7mi wide EF-5 tornado.
4th of May 2007 EVENT The Scottish National Party wins the Scottish general election and becomes the largest party in the Scottish Parliament for the first time ever.
4th of May 1008 BIRTHDAY King Henry I of France (d. 1060)
4th of May 1008 BIRTHDAY Khajeh Abdollah Ansari, The Persian Sufi (d. 1088)
4th of May 1649 BIRTHDAY Maharaja Chhatrasal (d. 1731)
4th of May 1654 BIRTHDAY Kangxi Emperor of China (d. 1722)
4th of May 1655 BIRTHDAY Bartolomeo Cristofori, Italian maker of musical instruments (d. 1731)
4th of May 1715 BIRTHDAY Richard Graves, English writer (d. 1804)
4th of May 1733 BIRTHDAY Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor (d. 1799)
4th of May 1752 BIRTHDAY John Brooks, 11th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
4th of May 1767 BIRTHDAY Tyagaraja, Composer of Indian classical Carnatic music (d. 1847)
4th of May 1772 BIRTHDAY Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German publisher (d. 1823)
4th of May 1781 BIRTHDAY Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, German philosopher (d. 1832)
4th of May 1796 BIRTHDAY Horace Mann, American educator (d. 1859)
4th of May 1796 BIRTHDAY William H. Prescott, American historian (d. 1859)
4th of May 1820 BIRTHDAY Julia Tyler, First Lady of the United States (d. 1889)
4th of May 1822 BIRTHDAY Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)
4th of May 1825 BIRTHDAY Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (d. 1895)
4th of May 1825 BIRTHDAY Augustus Le Plongeon, French antiquitarian (d. 1908)
4th of May 1826 BIRTHDAY Frederic Edwin Church, American painter (d. 1900)
4th of May 1827 BIRTHDAY John Hanning Speke, British explorer (d. 1864)
4th of May 1852 BIRTHDAY Alice Pleasance Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)
4th of May 1864 BIRTHDAY Marie Booth, the third daughter of William and Catherine Booth (d. 1937)
4th of May 1870 BIRTHDAY Alexandre Benois, Russian artist (d. 1960)
4th of May 1873 BIRTHDAY Joe De Grasse, Canadian film director (d. 1940)
4th of May 1889 BIRTHDAY Francis Cardinal Spellman, American religious leader (d. 1967)
4th of May 1890 BIRTHDAY Franklin Carmichael, Canadian artist, a founder of the Group of Seven (d. 1945)
4th of May 1903 BIRTHDAY Luther Adler, American stage actor (d. 1984)
4th of May 1904 BIRTHDAY Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer (official Date of Birth) (d. 1975)
4th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Lincoln Kirstein, American impresario (d. 1996)
4th of May 1913 BIRTHDAY Lady Katherine Brandram, nee Princess of Greece and Denmark (d. 2007)
4th of May 1914 BIRTHDAY Maedayama Eigoro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 39th Yokozuna (d. 1971)
4th of May 1916 BIRTHDAY Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian author and activist (d. 2006)
4th of May 1916 BIRTHDAY Richard Proenneke, American naturalist (d. 2003)
4th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Tanaka Kakuei, Japanese political leader (d. 1993)
4th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (d. 2004)
4th of May 1919 BIRTHDAY Dory Funk, Professional wrestler (d. 1973)
4th of May 1921 BIRTHDAY Edo Murtic, Croatian painter (d. 2005)
4th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Ed Cassidy, American musician (Spirit)
4th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Stanley Biber, American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery (d. 2006)
4th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Eric Sykes, British actor and comedian
4th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author
4th of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Godfrey Quigley, British actor (d. 1994)
4th of May 1925 BIRTHDAY Maurice R. Greenberg, American businessman
4th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Maynard Ferguson, Canadian musician (d. 2006)
4th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt
4th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (d. 1961)
4th of May 1929 BIRTHDAY Sidney Lamb, American linguist
4th of May 1929 BIRTHDAY Audrey Hepburn, Anglo-Dutch actress (d. 1993)
4th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Roberta Peters, American soprano
4th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Katherine Jackson, mother of the Jackson musical family
4th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor
4th of May 1931 BIRTHDAY Thomas Stuttaford, British doctor and writer
4th of May 1933 BIRTHDAY J. Fred Duckett, Texan sports announcer and teacher
4th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY El Cordobes, Spanish matador
4th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Ron Carter, American jazz bassist
4th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Dick Dale, American guitarist
4th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Mr. Fuji, Former professional wrestler
4th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Tyrone Davis, American soul singer (d. 2005)
4th of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Carlos Monsivais, Mexican writer
4th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Amos Oz, Israeli writer, novelist, and journalist
4th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Paul Gleason, American actor (d. 2006)
4th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Leon Rochefort, Quebec ice hockey player
4th of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Robin Cook, American novelist
4th of May 1941 BIRTHDAY George Will, American writer
4th of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Nickolas Ashford, American record producer, songwriter, and musician (Ashford and Simpson)
4th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Chemiakin, Russian painter
4th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Georgi Asparuhov, Bulgarian footballer
4th of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Narasimhan Ram, Indian journalist
4th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY John Watson, Northern Irish racecar driver
4th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Gary Bauer conservative American politician, former presidential candidate
4th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Richard Jenkins, American actor
4th of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
4th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY John Force, American race car driver
4th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Graham Swift, British author
4th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Stella Parton, American country music singer
4th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Darryl Hunt, English musician (The Pogues)
4th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Colin Bass, British bassist (Camel)
4th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Gerard Jugnot, French actor, film director, screenwriter and producer
4th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Jackie Jackson, American singer and musician (The Jackson 5)
4th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Mick Mars, American guitarist (Motley Crue)
4th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer.
4th of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer
4th of May 1953 BIRTHDAY Oleta Adams, American singer
4th of May 1953 BIRTHDAY Salman Hashimikov, Soviet heavyweight wrestler
4th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Pia Zadora, American actress
4th of May 1954 BIRTHDAY Robert Michael Snyder, American author and convicted sex offender
4th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Avram Grant, Israeli football manager
4th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer
4th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Ken Oberkfell, American baseball player
4th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY David Guterson, American author
4th of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Ulrike Meyfarth, German athlete
4th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Delbert Fowler, American football player
4th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Keith Haring, American graphical artist (d. 1990)
4th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Antonis Minou, Greek footballer
4th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Scott Armstrong, American professional wrestling referee
4th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Inger Nilsson, Swedish actress
4th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Randy Travis, American musician
4th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian
4th of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Werner Faymann, Chancellor of Austria
4th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Luis Herrera, Colombian cyclist
4th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Jay Aston, British singer (Bucks Fizz)
4th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Monica Bardem, Spanish actress
4th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Rocco Siffredi, Italian porn actor
4th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Zsuzsa Mathe, Hungarian painter and visual artist, founder of transrealism
4th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Jane McGrath, co-founder of the McGrath Foundation for breast cancer (d. 2008)
4th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Kate Garraway, English GMTV Presenter
4th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Ana Gasteyer, American actress
4th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
4th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Micah Aivazoff, Canadian ice hockey player
4th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Ryan Shamrock, American wrestling valet
4th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Gregg Alexander, American musician (New Radicals)
4th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Paul Wiseman, New Zealand cricketer
4th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Will Arnett, American actor
4th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Sergio Basanez, Mexican actor
4th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Joe Borowski, American baseball player
4th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Luiz Garcia, Jr., Brazilian racing driver
4th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Mike Dirnt, American musician (Green Day)
4th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Manny Aybar, Dominican baseball player
4th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Chris Tomlin, American musician
4th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Argentine footballer
4th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY John Madden, Canadian ice hockey player
4th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Tony McCoy, Northern Irish National Hunt jockey
4th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player
4th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Laci Peterson, American murder victim (d. 2002)
4th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Ben Grieve, American baseball player
4th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Jason Michaels, American baseball player
4th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Nestoras Kommatos, Greek basketball player
4th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Emily Perkins, Canadian actress
4th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Mariano Pernia, Argentine-Spanish footballer
4th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Shaenon K. Garrity, American webcomics writer and artist
4th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Brett Burton, Australian football player
4th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Erin Andrews, ESPN sideline reporter
4th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Daisuke Ono, Japanese seiyu
4th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Lance Bass, American singer (*NSYNC)
4th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Wes Butters, British broadcaster
4th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Lesley Vainikolo, Tongan born rugby union and rugby league player
4th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Andrew Raycroft, Canadian ice hockey player
4th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Franziska Weisz, Austrian actress
4th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Eric Djemba-Djemba, Cameroon footballer
4th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer
4th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Hector King, Mexican singer-songwriter
4th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer
4th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Rasheeda,American hiphop singer
4th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Tsiaras, Greek basketball player
4th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Trisha Krishnan, Indian actress
4th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Derek Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
4th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Kevin Slowey, American baseball player
4th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricket player (d. 2007)
4th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Montell Owens, American football player
4th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Anthony Fedorov, American singer
4th of May 1985 BIRTHDAY Ravinder Bopara, English cricketer
4th of May 1986 BIRTHDAY George Hill, American Basketball player
4th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Cesc Fabregas, Spanish footballer
4th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Jorge Lorenzo, Spanish motorcycle racer
4th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Anjeza Shahini, Albanian singer
4th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Georgios Ioannidis, Greek footballer
4th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Robert Lacy, American writer
4th of May 1989 BIRTHDAY Aris Tatarounis, Greek basketball player
4th of May 1989 BIRTHDAY Rory McIlroy, Northern Irish golfer
4th of May 1989 BIRTHDAY James van Riemsdyk, American hockey player
4th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Matthias Cuntz, German footballer
4th of May 1992 BIRTHDAY Courtney Jines, American actress
4th of May 1994 BIRTHDAY Pauline Ducruet, daughter of HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco
4th of May 1994 BIRTHDAY Alexander Gould, American actor
4th of May 2009 BIRTHDAY Prince Henrik of Denmark, Danish royalty
4th of May 1436 DEATH Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman
4th of May 1471 DEATH Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (Born 1453)
4th of May 1471 DEATH Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset, English military commander (executed)
4th of May 1506 DEATH Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (Born 1438)
4th of May 1519 DEATH Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (Born 1492)
4th of May 1566 DEATH Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (Born 1490)
4th of May 1615 DEATH Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (Born 1561)
4th of May 1626 DEATH Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (Born 1569)
4th of May 1677 DEATH Isaac Barrow, English mathematician (Born 1630)
4th of May 1684 DEATH John Nevison, English highwayman (Born 1639)
4th of May 1729 DEATH Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (Born 1651)
4th of May 1734 DEATH James Thornhill, English painter
4th of May 1737 DEATH Eustace Budgell, English writer (Born 1686)
4th of May 1774 DEATH Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg (Born 1714)
4th of May 1776 DEATH Jacques Saly, French sculptor (Born 1717)
4th of May 1790 DEATH Matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (Born 1718)
4th of May 1799 DEATH Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (Born 1750)
4th of May 1811 DEATH Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (Born 1776)
4th of May 1824 DEATH Joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (Born 1754)
4th of May 1849 DEATH Hokusai, Japanese artist (Born 1760)
4th of May 1858 DEATH Aime Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (Born 1773)
4th of May 1859 DEATH Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (Born 1771)
4th of May 1880 DEATH Edward Clark, Governor of Texas (Born 1815)
4th of May 1901 DEATH John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (Born 1831)
4th of May 1903 DEATH Gotse Delchev, a revolutionary from the Balkans : leader of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (Born 1872)
4th of May 1916 DEATH Members of the Easter Rising Edward Daly, Irish nationalist and Member of the Easter Rising (Born 1891) Joseph Mary Plunkett, Irish nationalist and Leader of the Easter Rising (b. 1887) Willie Pearse, Irish nationalist and Member of the Easter Rising (b. 1891)
4th of May 1919 DEATH Milan Rastislav Stefanik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (Born 1880)
4th of May 1922 DEATH Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (Born 1888)
4th of May 1937 DEATH Noel Rosa, Brazilian songwriter (Born 1910)
4th of May 1938 DEATH Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1889)
4th of May 1945 DEATH Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (Born 1880)
4th of May 1955 DEATH George Enescu, Romanian composer (Born 1881)
4th of May 1961 DEATH Anita Stewart, American film actress (Born 1895)
4th of May 1969 DEATH Osbert Sitwell, English writer (Born 1892)
4th of May 1970 DEATH Allison Krause : Kent State victim (Born 1951)
4th of May 1970 DEATH Eugenia Livanos, Greek socialite (Born 1927)
4th of May 1970 DEATH Jeffrey Miller : Kent State victim (Born 1950)
4th of May 1970 DEATH William Schroeder (Born 1950)
4th of May 1970 DEATH Sandra Scheuer : Kent State victim (Born 1949)
4th of May 1971 DEATH Seamus Elliott, Irish cyclist (Born 1934)
4th of May 1972 DEATH Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1886)
4th of May 1973 DEATH Jane Bowles, American writer and playwright (Born 1917)
4th of May 1975 DEATH Moe Howard, American actor and comedian (Born 1897)
4th of May 1980 DEATH Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia (Born 1892)
4th of May 1984 DEATH Bob Clampett, American cartoonist (Born 1913)
4th of May 1984 DEATH Diana Dors, British actress (Born 1931)
4th of May 1985 DEATH Clarence Wiseman, the 10th General of The Salvation Army (Born 1907)
4th of May 1987 DEATH Paul Butterfield, American blues harmonica player (Born 1942)
4th of May 1990 DEATH Emily Remler American Jazz Guitarist (Born1957)
4th of May 1992 DEATH Gregor Mackenzie, Labour Party (UK) politician (Born 1927)
4th of May 1995 DEATH Connie Wisniewski, American baseball player [AAGPBL] (Born 1922)
4th of May 2001 DEATH Bonnie Lee Bakley, American murder victim (Born 1956)
4th of May 2005 DEATH David Hackworth, U.S. Army officer and military journalist (Born 1930)
4th of May 2009 DEATH Dom DeLuise, American actor and comedian (Born 1933)
4th of May 2010 DEATH Ernie Harwell, American baseball broadcaster (Born 1918)

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