Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 23-Dec

Died on This Day (23-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Yendris Rodriguez Valdez Yendris Rodríguez Váldez was a Cuban professional middleweight, super middleweight, light heavyweight and cruiserweight boxer, based in the Miami, Florida, area, whose career ended when he was shot to death during a dispute at work. Cuban boxer 30 1
Anis Amri Anis Amri On 19 December 2016, a truck was deliberately driven into the Christmas market next to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin, leaving 12 people dead and 56 others injured. Tunisian Islamic terrorist 24 4
Mikhail Kalashnikov Mikhail Kalashnikov Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov was a Soviet and Russian lieutenant general, inventor, military engineer, writer, and small arms designer. Russian general 94 7
Abdur Razzaq Abdur Razzaq Abdur Razzaq was a Bangladeshi politician and member of the Awami League Advisory Council. Bangladeshi politician 69 9
P. V. Narasimha Rao P. V. Narasimha Rao Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao was an Indian lawyer, statesman and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. Prime Minister of India 83 16
Helen Andersen Helen Andersen Helen Andersen was a Canadian artist. While best known for expressionist paintings about Pacific Northwest coast Indigenous peoples, she worked in varied styles. Canadian artist 76 25
Ferhat Abbas Ferhat Abbas Ferhat Abbas was an Algerian politician who acted in a provisional capacity as the then yet-to-become independent country's Prime Minister from 1958 to 1961, as well as the first President of the National Assembly and the first acting Chief of State after independence. President of Algeria 86 35
Richard Welch Richard Welch Richard Skeffington Welch was a career Central Intelligence Agency officer. Central Intelligence Agency officer 46 45
Arthur Whealy Arthur Whealy Arthur Treloar Whealy DSC & Bar DFC was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 27 victories. Canadian flying ace 50 75
John Russell Hind John Russell Hind John Russell Hind FRS FRSE LLD was an English astronomer. English astronomer 72 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Honey Lantree Honey Lantree The Honeycombs were an English beat group, founded in 1963 in North London, best known for their chart-topping 1964 hit, the million selling "Have I the Right?"The band featured Honey Lantree on drums, one of the few female drummers in bands at that time. English drummer 75 2
Don Howe Don Howe Donald Howe was an English football player, coach, manager and pundit. English football player, coach, manager 80 5
Eduardo Maiorino Eduardo Maiorino Eduardo "Morpheus" Maiorino was a Brazilian professional kickboxer and mixed martial artist. Brazilian martial artist 33 8
K. Karunakaran K. Karunakaran Kannoth Karunakaran was an Indian politician and member of the Indian National Congress . Indian politician 92 10
Billy Barty Billy Barty Billy Barty was an American actor and activist. In adult life, he stood 3 ft 9 in tall, due to cartilage–hair hypoplasia dwarfism. American actor 76 20
Foy D. Kohler Foy D. Kohler Foy David Kohler was an American diplomat who was the United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis. American diplomat 82 30
Astri Taube Astri Taube Astrid "Astri" Linnéa Matilda Taube, née Bergman was a Swedish sculptor and artist known for her child portraits and sculptures in public venues. Swedish sculptor 82 40
Charles Ruggles Charles Ruggles Charles Sherman Ruggles was an American comic character actor. American actor 84 50
Cayetano Arellano Cayetano Arellano Cayetano Simplicio Arellano y Lonzón was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines under the American Civil Government. Filipino judge 73 100
Théophile Hamel Théophile Hamel Théophile-Abraham Hamel was a Canadian artist who painted mainly portraits and religious images in 19th-century Quebec. Canadian artist 53 150