Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 20-Dec

Died on This Day (20-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Junior Johnson Junior Johnson Robert Glenn Johnson Jr. , better known as Junior Johnson, was an American NASCAR driver of the 1950s and 1960s. American NASCAR driver 88 1
Patrick Jenkin Patrick Jenkin Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin, Baron Jenkin of Roding, was a British Conservative politician who served as a cabinet minister in Margaret Thatcher's first government. British Conservative politician 90 4
Barbara Farnsworth Heslop Barbara Farnsworth Heslop CBE FRSNZ was a New Zealand immunologist specialising in transplantation immunology and immunogenetics. Immunologist 88 7
Hana Andronikova Hana Andronikova Hana Andronikova was a Czech writer. Andronikova was born in Zlín. Czech writer 44 9
Raoul Bott Raoul Bott Raoul Bott was a Hungarian-American mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry in its broad sense. Hungarian-born mathematician 82 15
Grigore Grigoriu Grigore Grigoriu Grigore Grigoriu was an actor from the Republic of Moldova, known especially for interpreting the role of horse thief Luiku Zobar from the movie "Gypsies Are Found Near Heaven" . Actor from the Republic of Moldova 62 17
Foster Brooks Foster Brooks Foster Brooks was an American actor and comedian best known for his portrayal of a lovable drunk in nightclub performances and television programs. American actor and comedian 89 19
Karl Rolvaag Karl Rolvaag Karl Fritjof Rolvaag was an American diplomat and politician who served as the 31st Governor of Minnesota from March 25, 1963, to January 2, 1967, as a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. American diplomat 77 30
Alpo K. Marttinen Alpo K. Marttinen Alpo Kullervo Marttinen was a Finnish-American colonel. Finnish and American army officer 67 45
Charles Eady Charles Eady Charles John Eady was a cricketer who played for Tasmanian clubs and representative sides in the era before Tasmania was accepted into the Sheffield Shield and other competitions. Australian cricketer 75 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Bernard Francis Law Bernard Francis Law Bernard Francis Law was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, known largely for covering up molestation of children by Catholic priests. American cardinal 86 3
Seriki Audu Seriki "Sarki" Audu was a Nigerian footballer. He played for Gombe United and Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Premier League. Nigerian footballer 23 6
Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin James David Walker Jr. , better known by his stage name Jimmy McCracklin, was an American pianist, vocalist, and songwriter. American pianist, vocalist, and songwriter 91 8
Steve Landesberg Steve Landesberg Stephen Landesberg was an American actor, comedian, and voice actor known for his role as the erudite, unflappable police detective Arthur P. Actor/comedian 74 10
Son Seals Son Seals Frank "Son" Seals was an American electric blues guitarist and singer. American electric blues guitarist and singer 62 16
Grote Reber Grote Reber Grote Reber was an American pioneer of radio astronomy, which combined his interests in amateur radio and amateur astronomy. American astronomer 90 18
Madge Sinclair Madge Sinclair Madge Dorita Sinclair was a Jamaican actress best known for her roles in Cornbread, Earl and Me , Convoy , Coming to America , Trapper John, M. Jamaican-born American actress 57 25
Mike Knode Mike Knode Kenneth Thomson "Mike" Knode was an American football and baseball player. American baseball player 85 40
Arnold Heeney Arnold Heeney Arnold Danford Patrick Heeney, PC CC was a Canadian lawyer, diplomat and civil servant. Canadian diplomat 68 50
Nils Johan Ekdahl Nils Johan Ekdahl Nils Johan Ekdahl was a Swedish theologian, political writer and cultural historian. Swedish theologian, political writer 71 150