Famous Deaths for 28th May 2021

1357 – Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66
1521 – Willem van Croij, Duke of Soria, dies at about 62
1921 – Geo Mestdagh, Belgian aviation pioneer, dies
1940 – Randle Ayrton, British actor (The Manxman, Nell Gwyn), dies at 70
1944 – Katri Vala, Finnish poet, dies at 42
1971 – Audie Murphy, American soldier who was among the most decorated in WW II with 33 medals and actor (To Hell and Back, Whispering Smiths), killed in a plane crash at 46
1990 – Giorgio Manganelli, writer, dies at 67
1993 – Charles “Doctor” Ross, American blues singer and guitarist (Doctor Ross the Harmonica Boss), dies at 67
1995 – Henning Kronstam, Danish dancer, dies at 60
1996 – Buck Bundy, TV dog (Married with Children), dies at 13

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