Famous Deaths for 19th May 2021

1389 – Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)
1777 – Button Gwinnett, British-born American politician, and signer of the Declaration of Independence,dies from wounds incurred in a duel with rival Lachlan McIntosh at 42
1965 – Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies
1970 – Tadeusz Breza, Polish writer (The Bronze Gate), dies at 64
1989 – CLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (b. 1901)
1994 – Henry Morgan, American comedian and TV panelist (I’ve Got a Secret, Arena), dies of cancer at 74
1996 – Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
1996 – Giovanni “John” Beradino, American MLB infielder (St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians) and actor (General Hospital), dies from pancreatic cancer at 79
1998 – Dorothy Donegan, American boogie-woogie, swing jazz, and classical pianist, and vocalist, dies of cancer at 76
2001 – Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946)

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