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Famous Deaths In December - 17

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1937  Gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On December - 17 death of alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (b. 1860)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history constance [Clara] Garnett, Russian-English translator, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On December - 17 edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Eddie Acuff, actor (Guns of Pecos), dies at 48 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1964  Death of Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1883) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history tito [Raffaele A] Schipa, Italian tenor/composer (Rondine), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Gustaf Paulson, composer, dies at 68 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On December - 17 death of harold Holt, Australian premier (1966-67), drowns at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history charles G Abbot, US astronomer (Sun Constant), dies at 101  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history frank Sully, actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Death of Don Ellis, American jazz band leader (b. 1934) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Leonid B Kogan, Russian violist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Death of Erik Christensen, NHL player on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Otto Gotsche, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history bernard Cardinal Alfrink, archbishop of Utrecht Neth, dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Don Draper, actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history dana Andrews, US actor (Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Janet Margolin, US actress (Annie Hall), dies at 50 of ovarian cancer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On December - 17 jan Wiegel, director/producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history lila Clark Knapp, publisher, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages, dies at 96 on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On December - 17 reginald Victor Jones, scientist, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On December - 17 death of grover Washington, Jr., American saxophonist (b. 1943)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2002  On this day in history death of james Hazeldine, English actor (b. 1947)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1239  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on December - 17.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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