May 8 Deaths

1
Barbara Payton (1927-1967)
Movie Actress
2
Dana Plato (1964-1999)
TV Actress
3
Fred Ward (1942-2022)
Movie Actor
4
Spencer Silver (1941-2021)
Chemist
5
Kamehameha I (1758-1819)
King
6
Roy Horn (1944-2020)
Magician
7
George Peppard (1928-1994)
TV Actor
8
Percy Inglis (2002-2020)
Facebook Star
9
Dennis Waterman (1948-2022)
TV Actor
10
Jeanne Cooper (1928-2013)
Soap Opera Actress
11
Teresa Teng (1953-1995)
Pop Singer
12
Eddy Arnold (1918-2008)
Country Singer
13
Laverne Andrews (1911-1967)
Pop Singer
14
Dirk Bogarde (1921-1999)
Movie Actor
15
Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)
Children's Author
16
Gilles Villeneuve (1950-1982)
Race Car Driver
17
Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794)
Chemist
18
John Bradshaw (1933-2016)
Self-Help Author
19
Garth Williams (1912-1996)
Illustrator
20
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Painter
21
Jennings Randolph (1902-1998)
Politician
22
Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904)
Photographer
23
Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985)
Novelist
24
Fay Spain (1932-1983)
Movie Actress
25
William Schallert (1922-2016)
TV Actor
26
Jones Very (1813-1880)
Poet
27
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
Philosopher
28
Dolph Sweet (1920-1985)
TV Actor
29
Lionel Rose (1948-2011)
Boxer
30
Kelly Bryan Cheshire (1967-2007)
Family Member
31
Dom DiMaggio (1917-2009)
Baseball Player
32
Jim Fowler (1932-2019)
TV Show Host
33
Robert Heinlein (1907-1988)
Novelist
34
Jeremiah Norman Williams (1829-1915)
Politician
35
Mwepu Ilunga (1949-2015)
Soccer Player
36
Talcott Parsons (1902-1979)
Sociologist
37
Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
Novelist
38
Dottie Key (1923-2003)
Baseball Player
39
David Ramsay (1749-1815)
Politician
40
Sam Lacy (1903-2003)
Journalist
41
Roger L. Easton (1921-2014)
Inventor
42
Elmer Rice (1892-1967)
Playwright
43
Charles Nungesser (1892-1927)
Pilot
44
Sebastião José Carvalho (1699-1782)
Politician
45
Cecile Dewitt-Morette (1922-2017)
Mathematician
46
Josip Juraj Strossmayer (1814-1905)
Religious Leader
47
Pol Albrecht (1874-1975)
Composer
48
António Champalimaud (1918-2004)
Entrepreneur