Famous Deaths on December 24, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Lafayette Chew Wilder, composer, dies at 73

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Karl Dönitz, German admiral and last leader of Nazi Germany, dies of heart attack at 89

Naval commander and Nazi leader Karl Dönitz
Naval commander and Nazi leader
Karl Dönitz
  • Siggie Nordstrom, model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer of The Nordstrom Sisters (b. 1893)