Deaths in History in December 1991

  • Dec 1 George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80
  • Dec 5 Jill Browne, dies at 54
  • Dec 5 Richard Speck, mass murderer, dies a day before his 50th birthday
  • Dec 8 Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23
  • Dec 10 Berenice Abbott, US photographer, dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
  • Dec 11 Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Prof (Swedish Academy), dies
  • Dec 11 Daniel Simon Scott, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 71
  • Dec 11 Robert Q Lewis, US comic/TV panel member (RQL Show), dies at 70
  • Dec 13 Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (La marge), dies at 82
  • Dec 17 John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Dec 19 Ernest K Gann, US adventure novelist, dies at 81
  • Dec 20 Andries D Copier, Dutch glass designer (Guild glass), dies
  • Dec 20 Fop[pe] I Brouwer, biologist (Everything That Lives & Grows), dies
  • Dec 20 Sam Rabin, speaker of house, dies at 88
  • Dec 20 Stephen Birnbaum, US tourism writer, dies at 54
  • Dec 20 Simone Beck, French chef (b. 1904)
  • Dec 23 Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, among the oldest people in the world, dies at 115
  • Dec 24 Walter Hudson, 1,025 lb man, dies at 46
  • Dec 25 Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45
  • Dec 26 Sam Cresson, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 W Hudson, US "strongest man to the world" (540 kg), dies
  • Dec 29 Julia McCarthy, dies of cancer at 64