Famous Deaths in May 1933

  • May 13 Paul Ernst, German writer, dies at 67
  • May 15 Ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54
  • May 21 John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author (Der Schwimmer), dies at 69

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May 26 Jimmie Rodgers [James Charles], American country singer and singing brakeman, dies of a pulmonary hemorrhage at 35

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  • May 26 Horatio Bottomley, British financier and politician (b. 1860)
  • May 29 Frank Sugg, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for England 1888), dies