Famous Deaths In December - 27
Friday, 14 August 2020
1938 On this day in history emile Vandervelde, President (1900â€“1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72
1944 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1950 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66 on December - 27.
1952 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history death of julian Tuwim, Polish poet (b. 1894)
1955 Death of Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (b. 1881) on December - 27.
1956 Death of Lambert McKenna, Irish editor and lexicographer. (b. 1870) on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history alan Bridge, actor (Hail the Conquering Hero), dies at 66
1959 Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat, dies at 70 on December - 27.
1965 Death of Edgar Ende, German painter (b. 1901) on this day in history.
1966 Death of Guillermo StĂˇbile, Argentine footballer (b. 1906) on this day in history.
1972 On December - 27 lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75
1974 On December - 27 amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66
1978 On this day in history bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62
1979 Death of Hafizullah Amin, president of Afghanistan (1979), murdered on December - 27.
1981 On December - 27 hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82
1982 On December - 27 john Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51
1983 On this day in history walter Scott, rocker, dies
1985 Death of Dian Fossey, US naturalist (Gorillas in Mist), found dead in Rwanda on this day in history.
1986 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78 on December - 27.
1987 On December - 27 priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91
1988 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies on December - 27.
1991 On this day in history edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43
1992 On this day in history cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, Engl comedian (Alfie), dies at 75
1993 Death of Youssef Sebti, Algerian scholar/poet, murdered at 50 on December - 27.
1994 Hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70 on December - 27.
1995 On December - 27 jeremy John Beadle, writer/broadcaster, dies at 39
1997 Brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83 on December - 27.
2002 On December - 27 death of george Roy Hill, American film director (b. 1922)
2003 Death of Alan Bates, English actor (b. 1934) on December - 27.
2004 On December - 27 death of hank Garland, American musician (b. 1930)
2005 On December - 27 death of william Doody, Canadian politician (b. 1931)
2007 Death of Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan (assassinated) (b. 1953) on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history death of osvaldo Fattori, Italian footballer