Deaths in History in May 1974

  • May 10 Hal Mohr [Harold Leon Mohr], American Cinematographer and husband of Evelyn Venable (Captain Blood), dies at 74
  • May 13 Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican politician, 2nd Director-General of the UNESCO (1948-52), dies at 72
  • May 15 Guy Simonds, Canadian army, youngest General officer, dies at 71
  • May 17 Ernest Nash, German born archaeologist (b. 1898)
  • May 26 Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96
  • May 31 Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at 70