Died on This Day (18-Dec)
|Kenneth Lynch, OBE was an English singer, songwriter, entertainer, and actor.
|Arseny Borisovich Roginsky was a Soviet dissident and Russian historian.
|Ronald Arthur Biggs was an English criminal who helped plan and carry out the Great Train Robbery of 1963.
|Václav Havel OC was a Czech statesman, author, poet, playwright, and former dissident.
|President of the Czech Republic
|Belita Jepson-Turner , known professionally as Belita, was a British Olympic figure skater, dancer and film actress.
|British figure skater and actress
|Charles Frambach Berlitz was an American polyglot, language teacher and writer, known for his language-learning courses and his books on paranormal phenomena.
|Stanley Cole Fuchs , known professionally as Stan Fox , was an American open wheel race car driver.
|American racing driver
|Paul Tortelier was a French cellist and composer. After an outstanding student career at the Conservatoire de Paris he played in orchestras in France and the US before the Second World War.
|French cellist and composer
|Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin ɪvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsɨɡʲɪn]; 21 February [O.
|Cecil Henry Middleton was a British gardener, writer and one of the earliest radio and television broadcasters on gardening for the BBC.
|Author and TV host about gardening
|David Charles Henshaw Austin OBE was a British rose breeder and writer who lived in Shropshire, England.
|British rose breeder and writer
|Zsa Zsa Gabor
|Zsa Zsa Gabor was a Hungarian-American socialite and actress.
|Hungarian-American actress and socialite
|Anatoliy Zayaev was a Soviet football player and a Ukrainian coach.
|Ukrainian football manager
|Clay Cole was an American host and disk jockey, best known for his eponymous television dance program, The Clay Cole Show, which aired in New York City on WNTA-TV and WPIX-TV from 1959 to 1968.
|American DJ and television host
|Albert Nordengen was a Norwegian banker and politician with the Conservative Party.
|Sir Frederick Albert Millichip was an English association footballer best known for his sometimes controversial contributions to the administration of the game.
|Konrad Ernst Otto Zuse was a German civil engineer, pioneering computer scientist, inventor and businessman.
|Joseph Janse , was the third child of Jan Pieter and Gertrude Janse.
|Theodosius Grigorovich Dobzhansky was a prominent Ukrainian-American geneticist and evolutionary biologist, and a central figure in the field of evolutionary biology for his work in shaping the modern synthesis.
|Edward Wemple was an American businessman and U.S.
|American congressman for New York