On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1927

  • Dec 7 Albert Griffiths ("Young Griffo"), Australian boxer (World Featherweight champion 1890-92), dies of apoplexy at 56
  • Dec 12 Heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 14 Julian Sochocki, Russian-Polish mathematician, dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer, dies at 88
  • Dec 17 Hubert Harrison, West Indian-American writer and freedom fighter, dies at 44
  • Dec 18 Harry Barrett, British athlete (WR marathon 2:42:31 1909), dies at 47
  • Dec 21 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies
  • Dec 25 Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66