Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 22-Dec

Died on This Day (22-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Édison Realpe Édison Gabriel Realpe Solís was an Ecuadorian footballer who played for L. Ecuadorian footballer 23 1
Jason Lowndes Jason Lowndes Jason Lowndes was an Australian cyclist, who rode professionally for the Garneau–Québecor, Drapac Professional Cycling and Israel Cycling Academy teams. Australian cyclist 23 3
Joe Cocker Joe Cocker John Robert "Joe" Cocker was an English singer known for his gritty, bluesy voice and dynamic stage performances that featured expressive body movements. Rock/blues singer 70 6
Bolesław Proch Bolesław Proch Bolesław Proch was a Polish international motorcycle speedway rider who was Polish Junior Champion in 1974. Polish speedway rider 60 8
Aurora Miranda Aurora Miranda Aurora Miranda da Cunha Richaid was a Brazilian singer and actress. Entertainer 90 15
Joe Strummer Joe Strummer John Graham Mellor , better known as Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, songwriter, composer, actor, and radio host who was best known as the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist, and co-lead vocalist of punk rock band the Clash, formed in 1976. Pop singer 50 18
August Zingel August Zingel The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. Knight cross of the Iron cross recipient 78 20
Robin Friday Robin Friday Robin Friday was an English footballer who played professionally as a forward for Reading and Cardiff City during a career that lasted four years in the mid-1970s. English footballer 38 30
Carlos Ramírez Ulloa Carlos Ramírez Ulloa Carlos Ramírez Ulloa was a Mexican civil engineer. Civil engineer 77 40
Arthur Korn Arthur Korn Arthur Korn was a German physicist, mathematician and inventor. German physicist 75 75
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Paddy Ashdown Paddy Ashdown Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, , better known as Paddy Ashdown, was a British politician and diplomat who served as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 to 1999. British politician and diplomat 77 2
John Buckingham John Buckingham was an English National Hunt jockey, best known for riding Foinavon to victory in the 1967 Grand National. English horse racing jockey 76 4
Diomedes Díaz Diomedes Díaz Diomedes Díaz Maestre was a Colombian vallenato singer, songwriter, and composer. Singer, musician 56 7
Walter T. Galligan Walter T. Galligan Walter Turbush Galligan was a United States Air Force lieutenant general who served as commander United States Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force, with headquarters at Yokota Air Base, Japan. United States general 85 10
Dave Dudley Dave Dudley Dave Dudley was an American country music singer best known for his truck-driving country anthems of the 1960s and 1970s and his semi-slurred bass. American musician 75 17
Lance Loud Lance Loud Alanson Russell "Lance" Loud was an American television personality, magazine columnist, and new wave rock-n-roll performer. American television personality 50 19
Butterfly McQueen Butterfly McQueen Butterfly McQueen was an American actress. Originally a dancer, McQueen first appeared in films as Prissy in Gone with the Wind . American actress 84 25
Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon was an Indian poet of Malayalam literature. Indian writer 74 35
Philip Toosey Philip Toosey Brigadier Sir Philip John Denton Toosey was, as a lieutenant colonel, the senior Allied officer in the Japanese prisoner-of-war camp at Tha Maa Kham in Thailand during World War II. British banker 71 45
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer Gustavo Adolfo Claudio Domínguez Bastida , better known as Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer , was a Spanish Romanticist poet and writer , also a playwright, literary columnist, and talented in drawing. Spanish poet 34 150