Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 21-Dec

Died on This Day (21-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Martin Peters Martin Peters Martin Stanford Peters MBE was an English footballer and manager. English footballer and manager 76 1
Dick Enberg Dick Enberg Richard Alan Enberg was an American sportscaster. Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play of various sports for several radio and television networks, including NBC , CBS , and ESPN , as well as for individual teams, such as UCLA Bruins basketball, Los Angeles Rams football, and California Angels and San Diego Padres baseball. American sportscaster 82 3
David Coleman David Coleman David Robert Coleman OBE was a British sports commentator and television presenter who worked for the BBC for 46 years. Sports Broadcaster 87 7
Bertie Lewis Bertie Lewis Hubert "Bertie" Lewis was a World War II RAF airman who went on to become a peace campaigner in the UK. American politician 90 10
Count Lennart Bernadotte of Wisborg Count Lennart Bernadotte of Wisborg Lennart, Prince Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg was a Swedish-German landscaper, filmmaker, photographer and was a grandson of King Gustaf V of Sweden. Swedish prince 96 16
Dick Schaap Dick Schaap Richard Jay Schaap was an American sportswriter, broadcaster, and author. Sportswriter 67 19
Charlie Tumahai Charlie Tumahai Charles Turu Tumahai was a New Zealand singer, bass player and songwriter who was a member of several noted rock groups in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. New Zealand musician 46 25
Kamatari Fujiwara Kamatari Fujiwara Kamatari Fujiwara was a Japanese actor. Fujiwara worked regularly and extensively with Akira Kurosawa, and was known for both being adept at comic acting, as well as being able to take on serious roles. Japanese actor 80 35
Carl Breer Carl Breer Carl Breer was an American automotive industry engineer. American automotive engineer 87 50
John Tweedale John Tweedale John Tweedale was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Stones River. United States Army Medal of Honor recipient 79 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Walter Artizala Walter Patricio Arízala Vernaza, also known as William Quiñonez or Luis Alfredo Pai Jiménez, , better known by his nom de guerre Alias Guacho was an Ecuadorian, member of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , after 2016 peace agreement became a FARC dissident. Ecuadorian FARC dissident and drug lord 29 2
Billie Whitelaw Billie Whitelaw Billie Honor Whitelaw CBE was an English actress. She worked in close collaboration with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett for 25 years and was regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of his works. English actress 82 6
Boyd Bartley Boyd Bartley Boyd Owen Bartley was a Major League Baseball player. American baseball player 92 8
Elrod Hendricks Elrod Hendricks Elrod Jerome "Ellie" Hendricks was a U.S. Virgin Islander professional baseball player and coach. American baseball player and coach 64 15
José Hierro José Hierro José Hierro del Real , sometimes colloquially called Pepe Hierro, was a Spanish poet. Spanish poet 80 18
Gord Reay Lieutenant General Gordon Reay CMM MBE CD was the Chief of the Land Staff of the Canadian Forces. Canadian general 57 20
Kelly Johnson Kelly Johnson Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson was an American aeronautical and systems engineer. American aeronautical engineer 80 30
Dudley Graham Johnson Dudley Graham Johnson Major-General Dudley Graham Johnson, VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC was a British Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 91 45
George S. Patton George S. Patton George Smith Patton Jr. was a general in the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the Third United States Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. WW2 US Army General 60 75
John Ritchie John Ritchie John Ritchie was a Scottish newspaper owner.He was born at Kirkcaldy, Fife, and at an early age went in service to a small farmer near Largo. British newspaper founder 92 150