Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 05-Dec

Died on This Day (05-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ji Zhe Ji Zhe was a Chinese professional basketball player for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association . Chinese basketball player 33 1
Jayalalithaa Jayalalithaa 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 68 4
Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela 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 95 7
Jos van der Vleuten Jos van der Vleuten Jos van der Vleuten was a Dutch professional road bicycle racer from 1965 to 1973. Road bicycle racer 68 9
Ed Masry Ed Masry 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. Lawyer 73 15
Ahmad Zaidi Adruce Ahmad Zaidi Adruce Ahmad Zaidi Adruce bin Muhammed Noor was the fifth Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak . Malaysian politician 76 20
Jack J. Catton 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 70 30
Leo Lassen Leo Lassen Leo Lassen was an American baseball announcer in Seattle, Washington. Baseball sports announcer 76 45
Cosmo Gordon Lang 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 81 75
Alexandre Dumas Alexandre Dumas Alexandre Dumas ʁi]), 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas père , was a French writer. French Writer 68 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Michael I of Romania 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 96 3
William McIlvanney William McIlvanney William McIlvanney was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet. Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet 79 5
Oscar Niemeyer Oscar Niemeyer 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. Brazilian architect 104 8
Don Meredith Don Meredith Joseph "Dandy" Don Meredith was an American football quarterback, sports commentator, and actor. American Footballer 72 10
Felix Kaspar Felix Kaspar Felix Kaspar was an Austrian figure skater, twice World champion, and 1936 bronze medalist. Figure skater 88 17
Bill Bruton Bill Bruton William Havon Bruton was a Major League Baseball center fielder who played for the Milwaukee Braves and Detroit Tigers . American baseball player 70 25
Jay W. MacKelvie Jay W. MacKelvie Brigadier General Jay W. MacKelvie was a career United States Army officer. American Army general 95 35
Jack Depler Jack Depler John Charles Depler was a professional football player and coach. American football player, coach, executive 71 50
Edward Hay Mackenzie Elliot 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. Scottish footballer 68 100
Johan Friis Johan Friis Johan Friis was a Danish statesman. He served as Chancellor under King Christian III of Denmark. Danish politician 75 450