Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 02-Dec
Died on This Day (02-Dec)
George Atkinson III
George Henry Atkinson III was an American professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League .
American football player
Les Whitten was an American investigative reporter at the Washington Merry-Go-Round under Jack Anderson, as well as translator of French poetry by Baudelaire and influential novelist of Horror and Science Fiction books.
American investigative reporter
Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger was a political consultant and convicted felon who served as the 19th United States National Security Advisor for President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001.
United States National Security Advisor
William Alexander "Bill" Allain was an American politician who held office as the 59th Governor of Mississippi as a Democrat from 1984 to 1988.
Governor of Mississippi
Ronald Edward Santo was an American Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 through 1973 and the Chicago White Sox in 1974.
Mona Van Duyn
Mona Jane Van Duyn was an American poet. She was appointed United States Poet Laureate in 1992.
Roxie Albertha Roker was an American actress who portrayed Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons , half of the first interracial couple to be shown on regular prime time television.
Aniello John "Neil" Dellacroce , was an American mobster and underboss of the Gambino crime family.
Lieutenant-Commander Alan Brookman Beddoe, OC, OBE, HFHS, FHSC was a Canadian artist, war artist, consultant in heraldry and founder and first president of the Heraldry Society of Canada in 1965.
Thomas Birkett was mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and a member of the House of Commons of Canada representing Ottawa City from 1900 to 1904.
Paul Sherwen was an English professional racing cyclist and later a broadcaster on cycling, notably the Tour de France.
English racing cyclist
Samuel "Sammy" Lee was an American physician and diver.
Robert Henry Keys was an American saxophonist who performed with other musicians as a member of several horn sections of the 1970s.
William Tapia , known as "Uncle Bill" and "Tappy", was an American musician, born to Portuguese parents.
Nat Mayer Shapiro
Nat Mayer Shapiro was an American visual artist.
Christopher Wiley Antley was an American National Champion and U.
Aaron Copland was an American Composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music.
Jean Marie Donovan was an American lay missionary who was beaten, raped, and murdered along with three fellow missionaries—Ita Ford, Maura Clarke and Dorothy Kazel—by members of the military of El Salvador.
Felix Samoilovich Lembersky was a Russian/Soviet painter, artist, teacher, theater stage designer and an organizer of artistic groups.
Painter and theater stage designer
William D. Washington
William Dickinson Washington was an American painter and teacher of art.