Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 09-Dec

Died on This Day (09-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Marie Fredriksson Marie Fredriksson Gun-Marie Fredriksson was a Swedish singer, songwriter, pianist and painter, who was best known internationally as the lead vocalist of pop rock duo Roxette, which she formed in 1986 with Per Gessle. Swedish pop singer 61 1
Eleanor Parker Eleanor Parker Eleanor Jean Parker was an American actress. She was nominated for three Academy Awards for her roles in the films Caged , Detective Story , and Interrupted Melody , the first of which won her the Volpi Cup for Best Actress. American actress 91 7
Alf R. Bjercke Alf R. Bjercke Alf Richard Bjercke was a Norwegian business magnate, consul and sports official. Norwegian businessman and sports official 90 9
Robert Sheckley Robert Sheckley Robert Sheckley was an American writer. First published in the science-fiction magazines of the 1950s, his many quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist, and broadly comical. American author 77 15
Norm Sloan Norm Sloan Norman Leslie Sloan Jr. was an American college basketball player and coach. Basketball coach 77 17
Douglas Corrigan Douglas Corrigan Douglas Corrigan was an American aviator, nicknamed "Wrong Way" in 1938. Aviation pioneer 88 25
Donald John Dean Donald John Dean Colonel Donald John Dean VC OBE TD DL was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 88 35
Jeff Heath Jeff Heath John Geoffrey Heath was a Canadian-born American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played most of his career for the Cleveland Indians. Canadian baseball player 60 45
Harry Mummery Harry Mummery Harold "Mum" Mummery was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. American ice hockey player 56 75
Patrick MacDowell Patrick MacDowell Patrick MacDowell RA was a Belfast-born British sculptor operating through the 19th century. Irish artist 71 150
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Riccardo Giacconi Riccardo Giacconi Riccardo Giacconi was an Italian-American Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist who laid down the foundations of X-ray astronomy. Talian-american astrophysicist 87 2
Patrick Moore Patrick Moore Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore CBE HonFRS FRAS was an English amateur astronomer who attained prominence in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter. English amateur astronomer 89 8
Alexander Kerst Alexander Kerst Alexander Kerst was an Austrian television actor. He was born in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czechoslovakia and died in Munich, Germany. Austrian actor 86 10
Frank B. James Frank B. James Frank B. James was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. United States general 92 16
Mary Hansen Mary Hansen Mary Therese Hansen was an Australian-born guitarist and singer. Australian musician 36 18
Mike Mazurki Mike Mazurki Mike Mazurki was a Ukrainian-American actor and professional wrestler who appeared in more than 142 films. American actor and wrestler 82 30
Don Padgett Don Padgett Don Wilson Padgett was an American professional baseball player, a catcher/outfielder for the St. American baseball player 69 40
Artem Mikoyan Artem Mikoyan Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan Հովհաննեսի Միկոյան, romanized: Artyom Hovhannesi Mikoyan; 5 August [O. Aircraft Designer 65 50
George Browne George Browne George Edward Browne was an American professional baseball right fielder. American baseball player 44 100
Gottlieb Theophil Muffat Gottlieb Muffat , son of Georg Muffat, served as Hofscholar under Johann Fux in Vienna from 1711 and was appointed to the position of third court organist at the Hofkapelle in 1717. Austrian court organist and composer 80 250