Viorel Morariu was born on October 18, 1931 and died on May 23, 2017. He was a former Romanian rugby union flanker. Morariu was seen as the most influential Romanian rugby player of his generation. He was a consistent member of the Romanian national team throughout the 1950s and 1960s and was a former captain ..
Edward Frank Mierkowicz was born on March 6, 1924, in Wyandotte, Michigan, and died on May 19, 2017. He was nicknamed “Butch” and “Mouse,”. He was a Major League Baseball outfielder. He played with the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals in a span of four seasons from 1945–1950. Ed Mierkowicz passed away at 93 ..
David Sánchez Cantú was born on February 2, 1992, and died on May 19, 2017. He was a Mexican professional boxer. He was the winner of the WBA Interim Super Flyweight Title by defeating Breilor Teran in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. He died with his brother, fellow professional boxer Jonathan, after the car they were ..
Wayne Harrison Walker was born on September 30, 1936, and died on May 19, 2017. He was an American professional football player and sports broadcaster. Walker played fifteen seasons with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League, as a linebacker and placekicker. Walker played in 200 regular season games, the second most for a ..
Victor Dan Găureanu who was better known as Dan Găureanu was born on November 15, 1967, and died on May 20, 2017. He was a Romanian fencer. Victor Găureanu competed in the sabre events at the 1992 and 2000 Summer Olympics. Găureanu won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Fencing Championships after he was ..
Lars-Erik Skiöld was born on March 19, 1952, in Malmö and died on May 22, 2017. He was a Swedish wrestler. Lars won an Olympic bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1980. Lars-Erik Skiöld also competed at the 1976 Olympics, placing fourth. Skiöld won a silver medal at the 1977 World Wrestling Championships. Lars-Erik Skiöld ..
Nicholas “Nicky” Patrick Hayden was born on July 30, 1981, in Owensboro, Kentucky and died on May 22, 2017. He was nicknamed The Kentucky Kid. He was an American professional motorcycle racer who won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. He died in Cesena, Italy , due to injuries following traffic collision Nicky Hayden passed ..
Luis Oscar Fulloné was born on April 4, 1939, in La Plata and died on May 22, 2017. He was an Argentine football coach and player. Fulloné played for Independiente Medellín and Real Oviedo before moving to England to play for Aston Villa in 1967. Fulloné was mostly known as Oscar Arce during his time ..
Philippa Kate Roles was born on March 1, 1978, in Neath, and died on May 22, 2017. She was a Welsh discus thrower. She studied at Neath Port Talbot College and was resident in London. Roles was 5 ft 10 inches tall and weighed 88 kg. She worked for the train operating company Southern as ..
Albert Bouvet was born on February 28, 1930, and died on May 20, 2017. He was a French professional cyclist. He won Paris–Tours in 1956 and remained the last Frenchman to win until Jacky Durand won in 1998. Albert Bouvet’s name is also associated with Paris–Roubaix, as an organizer and discoverer of new sections of ..