Famous Deaths In December - 05
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1928 On December - 05 johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61
1931 On this day in history death of vachel Lindsay, American poet (b. 1879)
1935 Frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78 on December - 05.
1938 On this day in history christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54
1940 On December - 05 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60
1942 Death of Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried on this day in history.
1950 On December - 05 death of shri Aurobindo, Indian guru (b. 1872)
1951 On December - 05 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies
1953 On December - 05 death of jorge Negrete, Mexican singer and actor (b. 1911)
1955 On this day in history paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73
1958 On this day in history ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67
1959 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies on December - 05.
1963 Herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies on this day in history.
1964 Remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Tailor Wibbel), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1965 Death of Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1874) on this day in history.
1966 Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54
1971 On this day in history hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1974 Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87 on December - 05.
1975 On December - 05 jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
1977 On December - 05 death of aleksandr Vasilevsky, Soviet military commander (b. 1895)
1980 On December - 05 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
1983 On December - 05 robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65
1984 On December - 05 death of adam Malik, Third Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)
1986 On December - 05 carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer
1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 on December - 05.
1989 On this day in history john M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68
1990 Steven Shaw, dies at 25 on December - 05.
1991 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies on this day in history.
1992 Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54 on December - 05.
1993 On December - 05 alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
1994 On this day in history harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84
1995 On this day in history robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77
1996 Peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60 on this day in history.