Deaths in History in December 1995

  • Dec 2 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90
  • Dec 2 Stanley Devon, photographer, dies at 88
  • Dec 2 Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, dies at 82
  • Dec 4 Adrianne Jones, killed by David Graham & Diane Zamora, at 16
  • Dec 5 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77
  • Dec 5 Victor Collin Matthews, businessman, dies on 76th birthday
  • Dec 5 Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (b. 1920)
  • Dec 5 Lisa McPherson, former Scientologist (b. 1959)
  • Dec 5 Stanley K Runcorn, British Geophysicist (reversals of earth's magnetic field), dies at 73
  • Dec 6 Dmitri Antonovitch Volkogonov, soldier/historian, dies at 67
  • Dec 6 James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, journalist, dies at 86
  • Dec 6 John Trevor Key, photographer, dies at 48
  • Dec 6 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist, dies at 97
  • Dec 7 Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
  • Dec 7 Tom Burns, British-Chilean publisher and editor, dies at 89
  • Dec 8 Carl Marsden, bodyguard, dies at 36
  • Dec 8 Ernest LeRoy Boyer, educator, dies at 67
  • Dec 8 John Gillett, film researcher, dies at 70
  • Dec 8 Mikki Doyle, journalist, dies at 79
  • Dec 9 Benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84
  • Dec 9 Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan (aviator), dies
  • Dec 9 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic, dies at 75
  • Dec 9 Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician, dies at 40
  • Dec 10 Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer, dies at 48
  • Dec 10 John Francis Boyd, journalist, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Mary Madge Lascelles, literary critic/poet, dies at 95
  • Dec 10 Phillip Piratin, communist, dies at 88
  • Dec 11 Robert Shelton (Shapiro), journalist, dies at 69
  • Dec 12 David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63
  • Dec 12 David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97
  • Dec 12 James Altgens, JFK assassination photographer, dies at 76
  • Dec 12 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies
  • Dec 12 Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50
  • Dec 13 Evangeline Bruce, hostess, dies at 81
  • Dec 15 Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, PM of Defense of Spain (1977-81), dies at 83
  • Dec 16 Johnny Moss, American poker player (b. 1907)
  • Dec 17 Lila Clark Knapp, publisher, dies at 63
  • Dec 18 Chaim Pearl, rabbi, dies at 76
  • Dec 18 Georgio Fini, restaurateur, dies at 70
  • Dec 18 Ross Thomas, author, dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Konrad Zuse, German engineer and computing pioneer (b. 1910)
  • Dec 19 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados, dies at 79
  • Dec 19 Harold Watkinson, British politician/businessman, dies at 85
  • Dec 19 Janet Wilder, stuntwoman, dies at 29
  • Dec 20 John Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer, dies at 90
  • Dec 21 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, professor of law, dies at 72
  • Dec 21 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, dies at 90
  • Dec 22 James Meade, English economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (b. 1907)
  • Dec 23 David Land, impressario, dies at 77
  • Dec 24 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist, dies at 76
  • Dec 24 Harry McLevy, trade unionist, dies at 59
  • Dec 25 Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher, dies at 89
  • Dec 28 Harold Collison, British trade unionist (agriculture workers), dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector, dies at 85
  • Dec 29 Madeleine Barot, resistance heroine, dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Nello Celio, President of Switzerland (1972), dies at 81
  • Dec 30 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66
  • Dec 30 Roger W Suddards, solicitor, dies at 65
  • Dec 31 Calvin/Hobbes, (comic strip), dies
  • Dec 31 John Powell, campaigner, dies at 75