Famous Deaths In December - 07
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1912 George Darwin, theorized Moon was pulled out of Pacific Ocean, dies on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history 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 December - 07 harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
1941 Cecil Forsyth, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1943 On December - 07 john Bouber, [Blom], actor/author (Bluejackets), dies at 22
1946 On December - 07 death of sada Yacco, Japanese stage actress (b. 1871)
1947 Death of Nicholas M. Butler, American university president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1862) on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35
1956 On December - 07 death of huntley Gordon, Canadian actor (b. 1887)
1960 Death of Clara Haskil, Swiss pianist (b. 1895) on December - 07.
1962 On this day in history kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67
1967 House Peters, silent film actor (Kansas Territory), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1969 Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66 on December - 07.
1970 On December - 07 rube Goldberg, US cartoonist (Mike & Ike, Pulitzer 1948), dies at 87
1971 On December - 07 milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90
1972 On this day in history adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91
1975 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71 on December - 07.
1977 On this day in history paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
1978 Death of Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (b. 1886) on this day in history.
1979 On December - 07 cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, 1st woman full prof at Harvard U, dies
1980 Darby Crash, rocker, dies at 22 on December - 07.
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 December - 07 andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies
1989 On this day in history death of william Calhoun, professional wrestler (b. 1934)
1990 Delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1991 Death of Michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913) on December - 07.
1992 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1993 FÃ©lix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1994 On December - 07 elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
1995 On this day in history larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42