Famous Deaths for 29th May 2024

1788 – Jacques Aliamet, French etcher and engraver, dies at 61
1866 – Winfield Scott, American army general (Union) and presidential candidate, dies at 79
1882 – Vasily Perov, Russian painter (b. 1833)
1914 – Paul von Mauser, German weapon designer, dies at 75
1995 – Margaret Chase Smith, American politician (U.S. Senator from Maine), dies at 97
1998 – Eric St Eval Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59), dies at 70
2005 – Oscar Brown, American singer, songwriter (“Brown Baby”; “Forbidden Fruit”), playwright, and poet, dies from complications of osteomyelitis at 78
2011 – Bill Clements, American politician, Governor of Texas (1987-91), dies at 94
2015 – Doris Hart, American tennis player (6 x Grand Slam singles titles; 29 x GS doubles titles), dies at 89
2021 – Keith Mullings, American boxer (WBC and lineal light middleweight titles 1998), dies at 53

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