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December 29th

157 Notable deaths

Alexi Laiho

Finnish musician (1979–2020).

Born April 8th, 1979 in Espoo. [ref]

Died December 29th, 2020 at 41 years old in Helsinki. [ref]

Neil Innes

British writer (1944-2019).

Born December 9th, 1944 in Danbury. [ref]

Died December 29th, 2019 at 75 years old in Montcuq-en-Quercy-Blanc (cardiovascular disease). [ref]

Freddie Hubbard

American jazz trumpeter (1938–2008).

Born April 7th, 1938 in Indianapolis. [ref]

Died December 29th, 2008 at 70 years old in Sherman Oaks (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Tim Hardin

American recording artist; folk musician and composer.

Born December 23rd, 1941 in Eugene.

Died December 29th, 1980 at 39 years old in Los Angeles (drug overdose). [ref]

Tony Greig

South african cricket player in england (1946-2012).

Born October 6th, 1946 in Queenstown.

Died December 29th, 2012 at 66 years old in Sydney (cancer, myocardial infarction).

Luke Letlow

American politician (1979-2020).

Born December 6th, 1979 in Monroe.

Died December 29th, 2020 at 41 years old in Shreveport (COVID-19). [ref]

Paul Whiteman

American jazz musician and popular bandleader (1890–1967).

Born March 28th, 1891 in Denver. [ref]

Died December 29th, 1967 at 76 years old in Doylestown. [ref]

Ruggero Deodato

Italian film director.

Born May 7th, 1939 in Potenza.

Died December 29th, 2022 at 83 years old in Rome. [ref]

Joseph Cornell

American artist (1903-1972).

Born December 24th, 1903 in Nyack. [ref]

Died December 29th, 1972 at 69 years old in New York City. [ref]

Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco

Duchess of franco.

Born September 14th, 1926 in Oviedo. [ref]

Died December 29th, 2017 at 91 years old in calle de los Hermanos Bécquer (cancer). [ref]

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It is the fate — the genetic and neural fate — of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death. Oliver Sacks