Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 02-Dec

Died on This Day (02-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
George Atkinson III George Atkinson III George Henry Atkinson III was an American professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League . American football player 27 1
Les Whitten Les Whitten Les Whitten was an American investigative reporter at the Washington Merry-Go-Round under Jack Anderson, as well as translator of French poetry by Baudelaire and influential novelist of horror and science fiction books. American investigative reporter 89 3
Sandy Berger Sandy Berger Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger was a political consultant who served as the 19th United States National Security Advisor for President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. United States National Security Advisor 70 5
William Allain William Allain William Alexander "Bill" Allain was an American politician who held office as the 59th Governor of Mississippi as a Democrat from 1984 to 1988. Governor of Mississippi 85 7
Bill Tapia Bill Tapia William Tapia , known as "Uncle Bill" and "Tappy", was an American musician, born to Portuguese parents. American musician born to Portuguese parents 103 9
Nat Mayer Shapiro Nat Mayer Shapiro Nat Mayer Shapiro was an American visual artist. American artist 86 15
Roxie Roker Roxie Roker Roxie Albertha Roker was an American actress who portrayed Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons , half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television. American actor 66 25
Philip Larkin Philip Larkin Philip Arthur Larkin was an English poet, novelist, and librarian. English poet 63 35
Alan Beddoe Alan Beddoe Lieutenant-Commander Alan Brookman Beddoe, OC, OBE, HFHS, FHSC was a Canadian artist, war artist, consultant in heraldry and founder and first president of the Heraldry Society of Canada in 1965. Canadian artist 82 45
Thomas Birkett Thomas Birkett Thomas Birkett was mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and a member of the House of Commons of Canada representing Ottawa City from 1900 to 1904. Canadian politician 76 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Paul Sherwen Paul Sherwen Paul Sherwen was an English professional racing cyclist and later a broadcaster on cycling, notably the Tour de France. English racing cyclist 62 2
Sammy Lee Sammy Lee Samuel Lee was an American physician and diver. He was the first Asian American man to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States and the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving. Korean diver 96 4
Bobby Keys Bobby Keys Robert Henry Keys was an American saxophonist who performed with other musicians as a member of several horn sections of the 1970s. Saxophone player 70 6
Ehsan Naraghi Ehsan Naraghi Ehsān Narāghi was an Iranian sociologist, writer and Farah Pahlavi adviser Iranian writer and sociologist 86 8
Ron Santo Ron Santo Ronald Edward Santo was an American Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 through 1973 and the Chicago White Sox in 1974. American Major League Baseball third baseman 70 10
Chris Antley Christopher Wiley Antley was an American National Champion and U. Jockey 34 20
Aaron Copland Aaron Copland Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. American politician 90 30
Jean Donovan Jean Marie Donovan was an American lay missionary who was beaten, raped, and murdered along with three fellow missionaries—Ita Ford, Maura Clarke and Dorothy Kazel—by members of the military of El Salvador. Missionary 27 40
Felix Lembersky Felix Lembersky Felix Samoilovich Lembersky was a Russian/Soviet painter, artist, teacher, theater stage designer and an organizer of artistic groups. Painter and theater stage designer 57 50
William D. Washington William D. Washington William Dickinson Washington was an American painter and teacher of art. American artist 37 150