Died on This Day (05-Dec)
|Ji Zhe was a Chinese professional basketball player for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association .
|Chinese basketball player
|Jayaram Jayalalithaa was an Indian politician and actress who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for more than fourteen years over six terms between 1991 and 2016.
|Indian actress and politician
|Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid activist who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
|President of South Africa
|Jos van der Vleuten
|Jos van der Vleuten was a Dutch professional road bicycle racer from 1965 to 1973.
|Road bicycle racer
|Edward Louis Masry was an American lawyer, a partner in the law firm of Masry & Vititoe and also a mayor and city councilman for the City of Thousand Oaks, California.
|Ahmad Zaidi Adruce
|Ahmad Zaidi Adruce bin Muhammed Noor was the fifth Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak .
|Jack J. Catton
|General Jack Joseph Catton was a United States Air Force four-star general and was commander of the Air Force Logistics Command with headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and of the Military Airlift Command.
|Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
|Leo Lassen was an American baseball announcer in Seattle, Washington.
|Baseball sports announcer
|Cosmo Gordon Lang
|William Cosmo Gordon Lang, 1st Baron Lang of Lambeth, GCVO, GCStJ, PC was a Scottish Anglican prelate who served as Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Canterbury .
|Archbishop of Canterbury
|Alexandre Dumas ʁi]), 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas père , was a French writer.
|Michael I of Romania
|Michael I was the last King of Romania, reigning from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930 and again from 6 September 1940 until his forced abdication on 30 December 1947.
|King of Romania
|William McIlvanney was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet.
|Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet
|Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho , known as Oscar Niemeyer , was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture.
|Joseph "Dandy" Don Meredith was an American football quarterback, sports commentator, and actor.
|Felix Kaspar was an Austrian figure skater, twice World champion, and 1936 bronze medalist.
|William Havon Bruton was a Major League Baseball center fielder who played for the Milwaukee Braves and Detroit Tigers .
|American baseball player
|Jay W. MacKelvie
|Brigadier General Jay W. MacKelvie was a career United States Army officer.
|American Army general
|John Charles Depler was a professional football player and coach.
|American football player, coach, executive
|Edward Hay Mackenzie Elliot
|Major Edward Hay Mackenzie Elliot was a British soldier who served as Private Secretary to David Boyle, 7th Earl of Glasgow while he was Governor of New Zealand in the 1890s.
|Johan Friis was a Danish statesman. He served as Chancellor under King Christian III of Denmark.