Famous Deaths for 30th May 2021

1574 – Charles IX, King of France (1560-74), dies of tuberculosis at 23
1640 – Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish Baroque painter, dies at 62
1797 – Carl Ludwig Junker, German composer, dies at 48
1865 – William Clarke Quantrill, criminal/Confederate bushwhacker, dies at 27
1964 – Dave MacDonald, American auto racer (b. 1936)
1976 – Vic Ghezzi, American golfer (PGA C’ship 1941), dies of cancer at 65
1977 – Marinus Adam, Dutch conductor and composer, dies at 76
1989 – Zinka Milanov, Croatian soprano (Ljublama Opera 1927, NY Metropolitan Opera), dies of a stroke at 83
1994 – Jean Gattegno, French translator and scholar, dies at 58
2006 – Marius van Amelsvoort, Dutch politician (CDA), dies at 75

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