Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 17-Dec
Died on This Day (17-Dec)
John Hayden Fry was an American college football player and coach.
American college football player and coach
Henry Judah Heimlich was an American thoracic surgeon and medical researcher.
American thoracic surgeon and medical researcher
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Joanna Clare Yeates was a landscape architect from Hampshire, England, who went missing from the flat she shared with her partner, in a large house in Bristol, on 17 December 2010 after an evening out with colleagues.
British murder victim
Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith was an English jazz and blues saxophonist.
English jazz and blues saxophonist
Baba Kirtan Singh Ji
Guru ki Maseet, also known as Guru's Mosque, is a historical mosque that was constructed by sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind Sahib at request of local Muslims of Sri Hargobindpur.
James Kenneth O'Dea was an American professional baseball player.
American professional baseball player
Fess Williams was an American jazz musician.
General Hastings Lionel "Pug" Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay , probably was a British Indian Army officer and diplomat, remembered primarily for his role as Winston Churchill's chief military assistant during the Second World War and his service as the first Secretary General of NATO from 1952 to 1957.
János Irinyi was a Hungarian chemist and inventor of the noiseless and non-explosive match.
Andrey Anatolyevich Shcharbakow ; 31 January 1991 – 17 December 2018) was a Belarusian professional footballer.
Conny van Rietschoten
Cornelis "Conny" van Rietschoten was a Dutch yacht who was the only skipper to win the Whitbread Round the World Race twice.
Dutch yacht racer
Kim Jong-il ; 16 February 1941 – 17 December 2011) was a North Korean politician who served as the second Supreme Leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011.
North Korean Leader
Jack Northman Anderson was an American newspaper columnist, syndicated by United Features Syndicate, considered one of the fathers of modern investigative journalism.
American newspaper columnist
Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American professional football player who was a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League .
Adolph W. Schmidt
Adolph William Schmidt was a prominent Pittsburgh philanthropist who served as United States Ambassador to Canada from 1969 to 1974.
Oskar Kummetz was an admiral with the Kriegsmarine during World War II.
Tan Furen was a lieutenant general in the People's Liberation Army and People's Republic of China politician.
Edward William Archibald
Edward William Archibald was a Canadian surgeon. Archibald was born in Montreal, Quebec, and received his initial education in Grenoble, France.
Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante was an Italian composer, particularly of operas.
Italian composer, particularly of operas