Deaths in History in May 1953

  • May 4 Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60
  • May 11 Jean Adair, dies at 80
  • May 14 Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japans/US painter/etcher, dies at 59
  • May 19 Damaso Berenguer, Spanish soldier and politician (122nd Prime Minister of Spain), dies at 79
  • May 28 Hori Tatsuo, Japanese writer (b. 1904)
  • May 30 George Barnes, cinematographer, dies at 60