Famous Deaths in December 1928

  • Dec 1 José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian writer (b. 1888)
  • Dec 5 Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61
  • Dec 10 Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish architect, designer, and illustrator (b. 1868)
  • Dec 11 Lewis Howard Latimer, American inventor (carbon filament lightbulb), dies at 80
  • Dec 14 Theodore Roberts, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
  • Dec 16 Elinor Wylie, American poet and writer (b. 1885)
  • Dec 18 Lucien Capet, composer, dies at 55
  • Dec 21 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • Dec 21 Luigi Cadorna, Italian fieldmarshal (WW I, Caporetto), dies at 78