Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 11-Dec

Died on This Day (11-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
David Bellamy David Bellamy David James Bellamy OBE was an English botanist, television presenter, author and environmental campaigner. English environmental campaigner and botanist 86 1
Keith Chegwin Keith Chegwin Keith Chegwin was an English television presenter and actor, appearing in several children's entertainment shows in the 1970s and 1980s, including Multi-Coloured Swap Shop and Cheggers Plays Pop. English television presenter 60 3
Nadir Afonso Nadir Afonso Nadir Afonso, GOSE was a Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter. Portuguese Artist 93 7
John Chamberlain John Chamberlain John Angus Chamberlain was an American sculptor. At the time of his death he resided and worked on Shelter Island, New York. American artist 84 9
Maria Kaniewska Maria Kaniewska Maria Kaniewska was a Polish actress, screenplay writer, film director. Polish actor and director 94 15
Nanabhoy Palkhivala Nanabhoy Palkhivala Nani Ardeshir Palkhivala was an Indian jurist and liberal economist. Indian jurist and liberal economist 82 18
Arthur Mullard Arthur Mullard Arthur Ernest Mullard was an English actor and singer. Comedy actor 85 25
Rafael Hernández Marín Rafael Hernández Marín Rafael Hernández Marín was a Puerto Rican songwriter, author of hundreds of popular songs in the Latin American repertoire. United States Army soldier 73 55
Frank Merrill Frank Merrill Frank Dow Merrill was a United States Army general and is best remembered for his command of Merrill's Marauders, officially the 5307th Composite Unit , in the Burma Campaign of World War II. Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 52 65
John W. Boutwell John W. Boutwell John W. Boutwell was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War. Medal of Honor recipient 75 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Walter Williams José Walter Williams Castillo was a Honduran soccer player who played as a defender for several clubs in the Honduran Liga Nacional. Honduran footballer 35 2
Michael Nicholson Michael Nicholson Michael Nicholson OBE was an English journalist, specializing in war reporting, and a newscaster. Journalist and British TV newsreader 79 4
Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar was an Indian sitarist and composer. A sitar virtuoso, he became the world's best-known export of North Indian classical music in the second half of the 20th century, and influenced many musicians in India and throughout the world. Indian classical musician 92 8
Jordy Walker Beverly W. "Jordy" Walker is a sailor from Bermuda. Olympic sailor 68 10
M. S. Subbulakshmi M. S. Subbulakshmi Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi was an Indian Carnatic singer from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Indian actor 88 16
David Lewis David Lewis David Lewis was an American actor. He was best known for being the original actor to portray Edward Quartermaine from 1978 to 1993 on the American soap opera General Hospital. American actor, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 84 20
Morris N. Abrams Morris N. Abrams Morris Newton Abrams was a Louisiana educator who specialized in the field of vocational education. Professor of vocational education in agriculture 56 45
Herman Thorson Herman Thorson Herman Thorson was a North Dakota Republican Party politician who served as the Secretary of State of North Dakota from 1941 to 1942. American politician 79 60
Rudolf Jung Rudolf Jung Rudolf Jung was an instrumental figure and agitator in the German Bohemian Nazi movement, and later became a member of the Nazi Party. Czechoslovak politician 63 75
William Penny Brookes William Penny Brookes William Penny Brookes was an English surgeon, magistrate, botanist, and educationalist especially known for founding the Wenlock Olympian Games, inspiring the modern Olympic Games, and for his promotion of physical education and personal betterment. British doctor 86 125