Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 04-Dec

Died on This Day (04-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Bob Willis Bob Willis Robert George Dylan Willis was an English cricketer, who played for Surrey, Warwickshire, Northern Transvaal and England. English cricketer 70 1
Ali Abdullah Saleh Ali Abdullah Saleh Ali Abdullah Saleh al-Ahmar was a Yemeni politician who served as the first President of Yemen, from Yemeni unification on 22 May 1990 to his resignation on 25 February 2012, following the Yemeni Revolution. President of Yemen 75 3
Robert Loggia Robert Loggia Salvatore "Robert" Loggia was an American actor and director. American actor and director 85 5
Joana Raspall i Juanola Joana Raspall i Juanola Joana Raspall i Juanola was a Spanish writer and librarian. Catalan writer 100 7
Dev Anand Dev Anand Dharamdev Pishorimal Anand , better known as Dev Anand, was an Indian film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema, through a career that spanned over six decades. Actor, producer, director 88 9
Jacob Pins Jacob Pins Jacob Otto Pins was a German-born Israeli woodcut artist and art collector, particularly of Japanese prints and paintings. Israeli artist 88 15
Roel Wiersma Roel Wiersma Roel Wiersma was a Dutch footballer, who most notably played for PSV Eindhoven and the Netherlands national team. Dutch footballer 63 25
Forest Sale Forest Sale Forest E. "Aggie" Sale was an American college basketball player at the University of Kentucky from 1930–31 to 1932–33. All-American basketball player 74 35
Thomas Hunt Morgan Thomas Hunt Morgan Thomas Hunt Morgan was an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, embryologist, and science author who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidating the role that the chromosome plays in heredity. American biologist 79 75
Elihu Embree Elihu Embree was an abolitionist and the publisher of the first newspaper in the United States devoted exclusively to the cause of abolishing slavery. American abolitionist 38 200
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Selma Engel-Wijnberg Selma Engel-Wijnberg Selma Engel-Wijnberg was one of only two Dutch Jewish Holocaust survivors of the Sobibor extermination camp. Holocaust survivor 96 2
Patricia Robins Patricia Robins Patricia Robins was a British writer of short stories and over 80 novels mainly romances from 1934 to 2016, she also signed under the pseudonym Claire Lorrimer, she had sold more than ten million copies. British romance novelist 95 4
Jeremy Thorpe Jeremy Thorpe John Jeremy Thorpe was a British politician who served as the Member of Parliament for North Devon from 1959 to 1979, and as leader of the Liberal Party between 1967 and 1976. British Liberal politcian 85 6
Hilmar Moore Hilmar Moore Hilmar Guenther Moore was an American rancher and long-time Mayor of Richmond, Texas. American politician 92 8
Abul Fateh Abul Fateh Abul Fateh was a Bangladeshi diplomat, statesman and Sufi who was one of the founding fathers of South Asian diplomacy after the Second World War, having been the founder and inaugural Director of Pakistan's Foreign Service Academy and subsequently becoming Bangladesh's first Foreign Secretary when it gained its independence in 1971. Pakistani diplomat 86 10
Colin Cowdrey Colin Cowdrey Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University , Kent County Cricket Club and England . English cricketer 67 20
Edward Binns Edward Binns Edward Binns was an American stage, film and television actor. American actor 74 30
Norman Tunna Norman Tunna Norman Tunna , a shunter for the Great Western Railway in Birkenhead was awarded the George Cross in 1941. Recipient of the George Cross 62 50
Elizabeth Hickok Robbins Stone Elizabeth Hickok Robbins Stone Elizabeth Hickok Robbins Stone was an American pioneer woman who was inducted into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame in 1988. American pioneer 94 125
Emilie of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst Emilie of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst Emilie Antonia of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst , was Princess consort of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and then regent of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt during the minority of her son Albert Anton from 1646 to 1662. Regent of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1646-1662) 56 350