On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1952

  • Dec 1 Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92
  • Dec 4 Karen Horney, German-American neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67
  • Dec 4 James E. Norris, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame team owner (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 72
  • Dec 8 Charles Lightoller, English second officer on the Titanic (b. 1874)
  • Dec 12 Bedřich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist (development of Hittitology), dies at 73
  • Dec 19 Harry Makepeace, English cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21), dies at 71
  • Dec 24 Henry A "Hans" Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist, dies at 58
  • Dec 26 Pietro Pancrazi, Italian critic (Pegaso), dies at 59
  • Dec 27 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76
  • Dec 27 Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest, dies at 74
  • Dec 28 Fletcher Henderson, American musician (b. 1897)
  • Dec 29 Beryl Rubinstein, American pianist and composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 30 Ivan Olbracht, writer, dies