Famous Deaths for 1st June 2019

1568 – 18 nobles beheaded in Brussels for treason and heresy by Duke of Alva and authority of Council of Troubles
1810 – Johann Paul Wessely, composer, dies at 47
1830 – Sahajanand Swami, believed to be an incarnation of god by his followers, leaves his mortal body. (b. 1781)
1864 – Hong Xiuquan, Chinese rebel (b. 1812)
1946 – Leo Slezak, Austrian tenor and actor (Othello, Zirkus Saran, Husaren heraus), dies from a heart attack at 72
1951 – Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian, dies at 85
1954 – Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (Pelle Erobreren), dies at 84
1979 – Jack Mulhall, American actor and producer (The Three Musketeers, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand), dies at 91
2010 – Lt. Gen. William H. Ginn, Jr., U.S. Air Force officer (b.1928)
2017 – Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentine golfer (British Open 1967; US Masters 1968 runner-up), dies at 94

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