Deaths in History in May 2003

  • May 5 Walter Sisulu, South African activist (b. 1912)
  • May 9 Russell B. Long, U.S. Senator from Louisiana (b. 1918)
  • May 10 Milan Vukcevich, Yugoslavian chemist and chess problem composer (b. 1937)
  • May 12 Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, French UN High Commissioner for Refugees (b. 1933)
  • May 15 George Francis, British gangster (b. 1940)
  • May 16 Mark McCormack, American businessman (b. 1930)
  • May 17 Frank "Pop" Ivy, American and Canadian football coach (b. 1916)
  • May 18 Barb Tarbox, Canadian anti-smoking crusader (b. 1961)
  • May 21 Frank D. White, American politician (b. 1933)
  • May 22 Ousmane Zongo, Burkinab√© shooting victim
  • May 26 Kathleen Winsor, American writer (b. 1919)
  • May 28 Oleg Makarov, cosmonaut (b. 1933)
  • May 28 Ilya Prigogine, Russian-born physicist and chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b. 1917)