Famous Deaths on 2nd June

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657 - Eugene I, Italian Pope (654-7), dies
910 - Richilde of Provence, Queen of Western Francia
1418 - Katherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile
1564 - Gellius Faber, [Jelle Smit], Fries theologist, dies
1567 - Shane O'Neill, Irish chieftain
1572 - Thomas Howard 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl, executed at 36
1575 - Pieter Aertsen, [Long Worm], painter, dies at about 65
1581 - James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland
1597 - Diederik Sonoy, German/Neth governor of Northern quarter, dies at 67
1632 - Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Friesland, dies at 58
1639 - Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62
1678 - Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63
1693 - John Wildman, English soldier and politician
1701 - Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1607)
1716 - Ogata Korin, Japanese painter
1750 - Johann Valentin Rathgeber, German composer, dies at 68
1754 - Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (b. 1680)
1761 - Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1685)
1785 - Jean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician (b. 1713)
1812 - John W de Winter, Dutch vice-adm, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51
1833 - Simon Byrne, Irish bare-knuckle prize fighter (b. 1806)
1839 - Wijnand YY Nuijen, painter/lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26
1864 - George Pierce Doles, US businessman/Confed brig-general, dies at 34
1865 - John E Feisser, founder (1st Dutch baptist church), dies at 59
1865 - Ner Alexander Middleswarth, American politician (b. 1783)
1873 - Francois Hainl, composer, dies at 65
1875 - Józef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (b. 1806)
1879 - E Louis JJ Napoleon Bonaparte, crown prince, dies in battle at 23
1881 - Émile Littré, French lexicographer (b. 1801)
1882 - Guiseppi Garibaldi, Italian rebel leader, dies at 74
1896 - Gerhard Rohlfs, German explorer (Abbsynia/Ethiopia), dies
1901 - James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Margaret Fleming), dies
1901 - George Leslie Mackay, Canadian missionary (b. 1844)
1908 - Redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68
1927 - Eduard GHH Cuypers, architect (De Hooge Vuursche), dies at 67
1927 - Freidrich Hegar, composer, dies at 85
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1929 - Charles Coventry, cricketer (13 runs in 2 Tests Eng v S Af 1889), dies
1933 - Frank Jarvis, American athlete (b. 1878)
1937 - Louis Vierne, composer, dies at 66
1940 - Willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist, dies
1941 - Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37
1947 - Hermann Darewsky, composer, dies at 64
1948 - Viktor Brack, Nazi physician (b. 1904)
1948 - Karl Brandt, personal physician of Adolf Hitler (b. 1904)
1948 - Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (b. 1897)
1948 - Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
1948 - Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (b. 1905)
1949 - Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82
1949 - Ernest Ford, composer, dies at 91
1950 - Stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70
1951 - Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher, dies at 83
1951 - John Erskine, US writer/poet/pianist (Venus Love Goddess), dies at 71
1956 - Jean Hersholt, actress (Emma, Grand Hotel, Greed), dies at 69
1961 - George S Kaufman, playwright/dir/pulitzer prize winner, dies at 72
1961 - Peter H "Paul" Huf, actor/director (Dutch Comedy), dies at 70
1962 - Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies
1962 - V Sackville-West, writer, dies at 70
1967 - Zamah Cunningham, actress (Menosha the Magnificent), dies at 74
1967 - Benno Ohnesorg, German student (b. 1940)
1968 - André Mathieu, Quebec pianist and composer (b. 1929)
1970 - Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer, designer, and founder of eponymous race team (b. 1937)
1970 - Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (b. 1888)
1970 - Albert Lamorisse, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
1971 - Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye), dies at 66
1972 - Franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81
1974 - Elliott Sullivan, actor (Sergeant), dies at 66
1974 - Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies
1974 - Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver (b. 1949)
1975 - Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan (1964-71 Nobel 1974), dies at 74
1976 - Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
1976 - Bartoes, [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer/comic, dies at 73
1976 - Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
1977 - Forrest Lewis, actor (Great Gildersleeve, Ichabod & Me), dies at 77
1977 - Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist/composer, dies at 91
1977 - Stephen Boyd, Irish actor, dies of heart attack at 45
1979 - Jim Hutton, actor (Ellery Queen), dies of liver cancer at 45
1982 - Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (b. 1904)
1983 - Stan Rogers, musician, dies in aircraft fire
1984 - Georgios Kasassoglou, Greek musician (b. 1908)
1986 - Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Elegie), dies at 80
1986 - Aurel Joliat, Canadian hockey player (b. 1901)
1987 - Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94
1987 - Sammy Kaye, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show), dies at 77
1988 - Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
1989 - Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (4 Tests 1928-32), dies
1990 - Frederick Mellinger, founder of Fredericks of Hollywood, dies at 76
1990 - Jack Gilford, actor (Cracker Jacks), dies at 82
1990 - Rex Harrison, actor (My Fair Lady), dies of cancer at 82
1990 - Robert Noyce, co-inventor (semi-conductor)/founder (Intel), dies
1990 - Stuart Hall, actor (Cavalcade, Dawn Patrol), dies
1992 - Philip Dunne, founder (Screen Writers Guild), dies of cancer at 84
1993 - French JFM of Thiel, Dutch 2nd chamber chairman (1963-72), dies at 86
1993 - Johnny Mize, baseball player, dies at 80
1994 - David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)
1996 - John Alton, cinematographer, dies at 94
1996 - Leon Garield, writer, dies at 74
1996 - Peter Bird, ocean rower, dies at 49
1996 - Amos Tversky, Israeli psychologist (b. 1937)
1997 - Doc Cheatham, jazz musician, dies of stroke at 91
1998 - Sylvester Ritter, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
1999 - Junior Braithwaite, Jamaican musician (The Wailers) (b. 1949)
2000 - Svyatoslav Fyodorov, Russian ophthalmologist (b. 1927)
2000 - Gerald Whitrow, British mathematician (b. 1912)
2001 - Imogene Coca, American actress (b. 1908)
2001 - Frank Stagg, Baptist Theologian (b. 1911)
2001 - Joey Maxim, American boxer (b. 1922)
2003 - Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (b. 1918)
2004 - Loyd Sigmon, American amateur ("ham") radio broadcaster (b. 1909)
2005 - Gunder Gundersen, Norwegian Nordic combined skier and sports official (b. 1930)
2005 - Samir Kassir, Lebanese journalist and teacher (b. 1950)
2005 - Melita Norwood, British spy (b. 1912)
2006 - Keith Smith, English professional rugby player (b. 1952)
2006 - Vince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (b. 1951)
2007 - Huang Ju, Chinese Vice-Premier
2007 - Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (b. 1949)
2008 - Bo Diddley, American musician (b. 1928)
2008 - Mel Ferrer, American actor, film director and film producer (b. 1917)
2009 - David Eddings, American fantasy writer. (b. 1931)
2011 - Willem Duys, Dutch commentator and music producer (b. 1928)
2012 - Kathryn Joosten, american actress, dies from lung cancer at 72
2012 - Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79
2013 - Douglas Engelbart, American scientist and inventor, dies at 88

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