Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 28-Dec

Died on This Day (28-Dec)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Carley Ann McCord Carley Ann McCord was an American sports reporter. American sports reporter 30 1
Sue Grafton Sue Grafton Sue Taylor Grafton was an American author of detective novels. American author of detective novels 77 3
Lemmy Lemmy Ian Fraser Kilmister , better known as Lemmy, was an English musician who was the founder, lead singer, bassist, primary songwriter, and only continuous member of the rock band Motörhead. English musician, singer and songwriter 70 5
Halton Arp Halton Arp Halton Christian "Chip" Arp was an American astronomer. American astronomer 86 7
Kaye Stevens Kaye Stevens Kaye Stevens was an American singer and actress. Her big break in show business came at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, when the headliner for the night, Debbie Reynolds, became ill and Stevens filled in for the night. Actress and singer 79 9
Patrick Cranshaw Joseph Patrick Cranshaw was an American character actor known for his distinctive look and deadpan humor. American film and television actor 86 15
Benjamin Thurman Hacker Benjamin Thurman Hacker Rear Admiral Benjamin Thurman Hacker was a U.S. Navy officer, who became the first Naval Flight Officer to achieve Flag rank. United States Navy admiral 68 17
Benny Morton Benny Morton Benny Morton was an American jazz trombonist, most associated with the swing genre. American musician 78 35
L. Mendel Rivers L. Mendel Rivers Lucius Mendel Rivers was a Democratic U.S. Representative from South Carolina, representing the Charleston-based 1st congressional district for nearly 30 years. American politician 65 50
Dwight Watson Dwight Watson Dwight Grant Watson was an American football player and coach. American football player and coach 47 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
June Whitfield June Whitfield Dame June Rosemary Whitfield was an English radio, television and film actress. English radio, television and film actress 93 2
Debbie Reynolds Debbie Reynolds Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds was an American actress, singer, and businesswoman. American actress, singer, businesswoman 84 4
Leelah Alcorn Leelah Alcorn Leelah Alcorn was an American transgender girl whose suicide attracted international attention; she had posted a suicide note to her Tumblr blog about societal standards affecting transgender people and expressing the hope that her death would create a dialogue about discrimination, abuse, and lack of support for transgender people. American transgender girl 17 6
Emmanuel Scheffer Emmanuel Scheffer Emmanuel Scheffer was an Israeli football player and coach who was born in Germany. Footballer, coach 88 8
Avi Cohen Avi Cohen Avraham "Avi" Cohen was an Israeli footballer who played as a defender, and a manager. Israeli football player-manager 54 10
Jerry Orbach Jerry Orbach Jerome Bernard Orbach was an American actor and singer, described at the time of his death as "one of the last bona fide leading men of the Broadway musical and global celebrity on television" and a "versatile stage and film actor". Actor/singer 69 16
Kiel Martin Kiel Urban Mueller , known professionally as Kiel Martin, was an American actor best known for his role as Detective John "J. American actor 46 30
Amir Elahi Amir Elahi Amir Elahi was one of the fifteen cricketers who have played Test cricket for more than one country. Cricketer 72 40
Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. Novelist, journalist 74 75
Philip Hardwick Philip Hardwick Philip Hardwick was an English architect, particularly associated with railway stations and warehouses in London and elsewhere. British architect 78 150