Famous Deaths in May 1958

  • May 2 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
  • May 3 Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies
  • May 7 Nyogen Senzaki, 1st Zen teacher to reside in USA, dies at 81
  • May 8 Nasni Matni, Lebanese journalist, murdered
  • May 9 Bill Goodwin, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 47
  • May 15 Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91
  • May 16 Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49
  • May 19 Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 19 Ronald Colman, British actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 67

  • May 19 Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (b. 1927)
  • May 25 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • May 27 Ainslie Pryor, actor (Adventures of Hiram Holiday), dies at 46
  • May 27 Samuel Stritch, US cardinal/archbishop (Chicago), dies
  • May 28 Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer, dies at 77
  • May 29 Juan Ramon JimĂ©nez, Spanish poet (Nobel 1956), dies at 76