On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Deaths

  • "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, American former professional wrestler and football player (b. 1960)
  • Akmal Shaikh, British drug trafficker, executed by lethal injection in the People's Republic of China (b. 1956)
  • David Levine, American artist (New York Review of Books caricatures), dies at 83