On This Day

Famous People Who Died in May 1962

  • May 5 Ernest Tyldesley, English cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies at 73
  • May 7 Jimmy Conlin, American actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock), dies at 77
  • May 11 Hans Luther, German politician (Chancellor, 1925-6), dies at 83
  • May 12 Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67
  • May 13 Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), dies of cancer at 60
  • May 13 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter, dies at 51
  • May 13 H Trendley Dean, doctor (introduced fluoridation into water)
  • May 14 Florence Auer, American actress (b. 1880)
  • May 19 Gabriele M√ľnter, German expressionist painter
  • May 26 Jules Van de Leene, Belgian painter, dies at 75
  • May 31 Eduardo Toldra, composer, dies at 67
  • May 31 Henry F. Ashurst, American Democratic politician (U.S. Senator from Arizona), dies at 87