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December 21st

159 Notable deaths

George S. Patton

United states army general (1885–1945).

Born November 11th, 1885 in San Gabriel. [ref]

Died December 21st, 1945 at 60 years old in Heidelberg (traffic collision). [ref]

F. Scott Fitzgerald

American writer (1896–1940).

Born September 24th, 1896 in Saint Paul. [ref]

Died December 21st, 1940 at 44 years old in Hollywood (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Klara Hitler

Mother of adolf hitler.

Born August 12th, 1860 in Weitra.

Died December 21st, 1907 at 47 years old in Urfahr.

Richard Long

American actor (1927-1974).

Born December 17th, 1927 in Chicago. [ref]

Died December 21st, 1974 at 47 years old in Los Angeles (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Saparmurat Niyazov

Turkmen president (1991-2006).

Born February 19th, 1940 in Gypjak. [ref]

Died December 21st, 2006 at 66 years old in Ashgabat (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Teji Bachchan

Indian activist (1914-2007).

Born August 12th, 1914 in Faisalabad.

Died December 21st, 2007 at 93 years old in Mumbai.

Albert King

American blues guitarist and singer.

Born April 25th, 1923 in Indianola. [ref]

Died December 21st, 1992 at 69 years old in Memphis (myocardial infarction). [ref]

John Eisenhower

United states army general, military historian, diplomat.

Born August 3rd, 1922 in Denver.

Died December 21st, 2013 at 91 years old in Trappe.

Franz Boas

German-american anthropologist.

Born July 9th, 1858 in Minden. [ref]

Died December 21st, 1942 at 84 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Kelly Johnson

American aerospace engineer (1910-1990).

Born February 27th, 1910 in Ishpeming.

Died December 21st, 1990 at 80 years old in Los Angeles.

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