Famous Deaths in December 1958

  • Dec 5 Ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67
  • Dec 6 Erwin Bodky, German-American composer, dies at 62
  • Dec 8 Tris Speaker, American baseball player (b. 1888)
  • Dec 10 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72
  • Dec 10 Adolfo Camarillo, American horse breeder (b.1864)
  • Dec 13 Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed
  • Dec 13 Barhanuddin Bashajan, Iraqi minister of Foreign affairs, executed
  • Dec 13 Brand Dirck Ochse, film/bioscope pioneer (Polygoon), dies at 66
  • Dec 13 Rafiq Aref, Iraqi chief-staff Arabs Statenbond, executed
  • Dec 13 Tim Moore, American actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 71
  • Dec 15 Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  • Dec 21 H[arry] B[yron] Warner, actor (10 Commandments, New Moon), dies at 83
  • Dec 21 Lion Feuchtwanger, philosopher/writer (Der falsche Nero), dies at 74
  • Dec 22 Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian author (Cement), dies at 75
  • Dec 26 Harry Redman, composer, dies on 89th birthday
  • Dec 29 Doris Humphrey, US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at 63
  • Dec 31 Gustav Hermann Unger, composer, dies at 72