Died on This Day (20-Dec)
|Robert Glenn Johnson Jr. , better known as Junior Johnson, was an American NASCAR driver of the 1950s and 1960s.
|American NASCAR driver
|Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin, Baron Jenkin of Roding, PC was a British Conservative Party politician who served as a cabinet minister in Margaret Thatcher's first government.
|British Conservative politician
|Barbara Farnsworth Heslop
|Barbara Farnsworth Heslop CBE FRSNZ was a New Zealand immunologist specialising in transplantation immunology and immunogenetics.
|Hana Andronikova was a Czech writer. Andronikova was born in Zlín.
|Raoul Bott was a Hungarian-American mathematician known for numerous basic contributions to geometry in its broad sense.
|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
|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
|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.
|Alpo K. Marttinen
|Alpo Kullervo Marttinen was a Finnish-American colonel.
|Finnish and American army officer
|Charles John Eady was an Australian sportsman, lawyer and politician.
|Bernard Francis Law
|Bernard Francis Law was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, known largely for covering up the serial rape of children by Catholic priests.
|Seriki "Sarki" Audu was a Nigerian footballer. He played for Gombe United and Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Premier League.
|James David Walker Jr. , better known by his stage name Jimmy McCracklin, was an American pianist, vocalist, and songwriter.
|American pianist, vocalist, and songwriter
|Stephen Landesberg was an American actor and comedian known for his role as the erudite, unflappable police detective Arthur P.
|Frank "Son" Seals was an American electric blues guitarist and singer.
|American electric blues guitarist and singer
|Grote Reber was an American pioneer of radio astronomy, which combined his interests in amateur radio and amateur astronomy.
|Madge Dorita Sinclair CD 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
|Kenneth Thomson "Mike" Knode was an American football and baseball player.
|American baseball player
|Arnold Danford Patrick Heeney, PC CC was a Canadian lawyer, diplomat and civil servant.
|Nils Johan Ekdahl
|Nils Johan Ekdahl was a Swedish theologian, political writer and cultural historian.
|Swedish theologian, political writer