Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 24-Dec

Died on This Day (24-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Allee Willis Alta Sherral Willis , known as Allee Willis, was an American songwriter, multi-media artist, collector, and art director. American songwriter 72 1
Rick Parfitt Rick Parfitt Richard John Parfitt, was an English musician, best known as a singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist with rock band Status Quo. Status Quo musician 68 4
Jack Klugman Jack Klugman Jack Klugman was an American actor of stage, film, and television. American actor 90 8
Roy Neuberger Roy Neuberger Roy Rothschild Neuberger was an American financier who contributed money to raise public awareness of modern art through his acquisition of pieces he deemed worthy. American businessman 107 10
Richard Annand Richard Annand Captain Richard Wallace Annand VC, ERD, DL was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Recipient of the Victoria Cross 90 16
Nick Massi Nick Massi was an American bass singer, songwriter, and bass guitarist for The Four Seasons. Singer/guitarist 73 20
Rodolfo Orlandini Rodolfo Orlandini Rodolfo Orlandini was an Argentine football midfielder who played for the Argentina national team between 1927 and 1930. Argentine footballer and manager 85 30
Karl Donitz Karl Donitz Karl Dönitz ; 16 September 1891 – 24 December 1980) was a German admiral during the Nazi era who briefly succeeded Adolf Hitler as the German head of state in May 1945, until Germany's unconditional surrender to the allies in the same month. German naval officer 89 40
Adelina Stehle Adelina Stehle Adelina Stehle was an Austrian-born operatic soprano, associated almost entirely with the Italian repertory. Austrian singer 85 75
Edward Harland Edward Harland Sir Edward James Harland, 1st Baronet , was an Ulster-based English shipbuilder and politician. British politician 64 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Heather Menzies Heather Menzies Heather Menzies-Urich was a Canadian–American model and actress, known for her roles as Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 film The Sound of Music and Jessica 6 in the TV series Logan's Run. Canadian-American model and actress 68 3
Ron Noades Ronald Geoffrey Noades was an English businessman, best known for his investments in football clubs. Football chairman 76 7
Johannes Heesters Johannes Heesters Johan Marius Nicolaas Heesters , known professionally as Johannes Heesters, was a Dutch actor of stage, television and film, as well as a vocalist of numerous recordings and performer on the concert stage with a career dating back to the 1920s. Dutch actor, singer and entertainer 108 9
Michael Vale Michael Vale Michael Vale was an American character actor famous for being the longtime sleepy-eyed mascot "Fred the Baker" for donut chain Dunkin' Donuts, with his famous catchphrase "Time to make the donuts. American character actor 83 15
James Kitching James Kitching James William Kitching was a South African vertebrate palaeontologist and regarded as one of the world’s greatest fossil finders. South African paleontologist 81 17
Aharon Becker Aharon Becker Aharon Becker was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1955 and 1974. Israeli politician 90 25
Biagio Marin Biagio Marin Biagio Marin was a Venetian poet, best known from his poems in the Venetian language, which had no literary tradition until then. Italian poet 94 35
Bernard Herrmann Bernard Herrmann Bernard Herrmann was an American composer and conductor best known for his work in composing for films. American composer 64 45
Stephen Mosher Wood Stephen Mosher Wood Stephen Mosher Wood was an American politician. Mr. American politician 88 100
Peter, 5th Count de Salis-Soglio Peter, 5th Count de Salis-Soglio Peter John Fane de Salis, Count de Salis-Soglio, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, DL, JP, G. Count de Salis-Soglio 71 150