Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 16-Dec

Died on This Day (16-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Mama Cax Mama Cax Cacsmy Brutus , known as Mama Cax, was an American-Haitian model and disabled rights activist. American-Haitian model 30 1
Peter Dickinson Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson OBE FRSL was an English author and poet, best known for children's books and detective stories. English author and poet 88 5
Ray Price Ray Price Noble Ray Price was an American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Country Music Artist 87 7
Bob Brookmeyer Bob Brookmeyer Robert Edward "Bob" Brookmeyer was an American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger, and composer. American musician 81 9
John Spencer John Spencer John Spencer was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Leo McGarry on the NBC political drama series The West Wing and for his role as attorney Tommy Mullaney in L. American actor 58 15
Madlyn Rhue Madlyn Rhue Madlyn Soloman Rhue was an American film and television actress. American actor 68 17
Blue Demon Blue Demon Alejandro Muñoz Moreno , better known by the ring name Blue Demon , was a Mexican film actor and luchador enmascarado . Mexican wrestler 78 20
Douglas Campbell Douglas Campbell Douglas Campbell was an American aviator and World War I flying ace. American World War I flying ace 94 30
Colonel Sanders Colonel Sanders Colonel Harland David Sanders was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol. KFC Founder 90 40
Dick Bayless Dick Bayless Harry Owen "Dick" Bayless was a professional baseball player. American baseball player 37 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Keely Smith Keely Smith Dorothy Jacqueline Keely , professionally known as Keely Smith, was an American jazz and popular music singer, who performed and recorded extensively in the 1950s with then-husband Louis Prima, and throughout the 1960s as a solo artist. American jazz and popular music singer 89 3
Katrina Dawson Katrina Dawson The Lindt Cafe siege was a terrorist attack that occurred on 15–16 December 2014 when a lone gunman, Man Haron Monis, held hostage ten customers and eight employees of a Lindt chocolate café in the APA Building in Martin Place, Sydney, Australia. Sydney hostage 38 6
Elwood V. Jensen Elwood V. Jensen Elwood Vernon Jensen was the Distinguished University Professor, George and Elizabeth Wile Chair in Cancer Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine's Vontz Center for Molecular Studies. American biologist 92 8
John David Duty John David Duty John David Duty was an American who was executed in Oklahoma for first-degree murder. Convicted US murderer 58 10
Hans-Rudolf Rösing Hans-Rudolf Rösing Hans-Rudolf Rösing was a German U-boat commander in World War II and later served in the Bundesmarine of the Federal Republic of Germany. German World War II U-boat commander 99 16
Stuart Adamson Stuart Adamson William Stuart Adamson was a Scottish rock guitarist and singer. Guitarist, songwriter, vocalist 43 19
Johnny Moss Johnny Moss Johnny Moss was a gambler and professional poker player. American poker player 88 25
Paul Castellano Paul Castellano Constantino Paul Castellano , was an American crime boss who succeeded Carlo Gambino as head of the Gambino crime family. Mafiosi 70 35
Fumimaro Konoe Fumimaro Konoe Prince Fumimaro Konoe was a Japanese politician and prime minister. Japanese politician 54 75
Byron Kilbourn Byron Kilbourn Byron Kilbourn was an American surveyor, railroad executive, and politician who was an important figure in the founding of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. American politician 69 150