Famous Deaths In December - 07
Friday, 07 August 2020
1912 George Darwin, theorized Moon was pulled out of Pacific Ocean, dies on this day in history.
1913 On December - 07 death of luigi Oreglia di Santo Stefano, Italian Catholic churchman and last surviving cardinal of Pius IX (b. 1828)
1917 Leon Minkus, composer, dies at 91 on December - 07.
1938 On this day in history harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
1941 On December - 07 cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71
1943 On this day in history john Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Bluejackets), dies at 22
1946 Death of Sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (b. 1871) on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history death of nicholas M. Butler, American university president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1862)
1948 On December - 07 godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35
1956 Death of Huntley Gordon, Canadian actor (b. 1887) on this day in history.
1960 Death of Clara Haskil, Swiss pianist (b. 1895) on this day in history.
1962 Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on December - 07.
1967 On December - 07 house Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87
1969 On December - 07 eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
1970 Rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87 on December - 07.
1971 On December - 07 milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90
1972 Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1975 On December - 07 hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71
1977 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies on this day in history.
1978 Death of Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (b. 1886) on December - 07.
1979 Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies on this day in history.
1980 On December - 07 darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22
1982 Death of Charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas on December - 07.
1983 On December - 07 death of edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA
1984 On December - 07 jeanne Cagney, actress (Quicksand, Kentucky Rifle), dies at 65
1985 On this day in history potter Stewart, 94th Supreme Court Justice (1958-81), dies in NH at 70
1988 On this day in history andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies
1989 On December - 07 death of william Calhoun, professional wrestler (b. 1934)
1990 Delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1991 On December - 07 death of michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913)
1992 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1993 On December - 07 fĂ©lix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88
1994 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42