Deaths in History in May 1967

  • May 6 Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)
  • May 7 Judith Evelyn, dies of cancer at 54
  • May 9 Elmar Berkovich, Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven theater), dies
  • May 12 John Masefield, British writer and poet (Salt-Water Ballads), Poet Laureate (1930-67), dies at 88
  • May 15 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
  • May 17 Nigel Martin Balchin, novelist, dies
  • May 18 Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (The Real McCoys, Lassie), dies from natural causes at 75
  • May 23 Sanne Sannes, photographer, dies at 30
  • May 26 Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60
  • May 27 Ernst Niekisch, German politician (b. 1889)