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Famous Deaths In December - 16

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1897  On December - 16 alphonse Daudet, writer, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Death of Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and art collector (b. 1832) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Death of Grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  On this day in history ma, the Benovelent, Chinese muslim rebel (holy war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On December - 16 charles Camille Saint-Saens, French composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Death of Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Pongrac Kacsoh, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On December - 16 hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history death of elinor Wylie, American poet and writer (b. 1885)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1931  Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bruges, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On this day in history thelma Todd, actress (Horse Feathers, Bohemian Girl), dies of 30  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On December - 16 death of fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/PM (1937-39, 40-41), commits harakiri  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history death of traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On December - 16 otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history death of nina Hamnett, Welsh artist (b. 1890)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Anna Luther, silent screen actress (Sinners in Silk), dies at 63 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On December - 16 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history william Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On December - 16 syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history george, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Death of Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (b. 1934) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Harland "Colonel" Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Kusan Sunim, found Milae Sa temple/Bulsung Sa Zen in Korea, dies at 74 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Death of Debs Garms, American baseball player (b. 1907) on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79 on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  H "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On December - 16 aileen Pringle, actress (Age of Consent, Convicted, Night Parade), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1485  Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1584  On this day in history birth of john Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On December - 16 birth of eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  On December - 16 birth of george Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1716  Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798) was born on December - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1717  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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