December 17 Deaths

1
Kim Jong-il (1941-2011)
2
Penny Marshall (1943-2018)
3
Juan Vicente Gómez (1857-1935)
4
Jeremy Bulloch (1945-2020)
5
Simón Bolívar (1783-1830)
6
Grover Washington Jr. (1943-1999)
7
Rumi (1207-1273)
8
Jennifer Jones (1919-2009)
9
Claire Hartley (2001-2018)
10
Otto Graham (1921-2003)
11
Harold Holt (1908-1967)
12
Dana Andrews (1909-1992)
13
Sammy Baugh (1914-2008)
14
William Jackson (1759-1828)
15
Henry Heimlich (1920-2016)
16
Rex Allen (1920-1999)
17
Thomas Mitchell (1892-1962)
18
Lewis Morgan (1818-1881)
19
Alaina Reed Hall (1946-2009)
20
Cesaria Évora (1941-2011)
21
Hayden Fry (1929-2019)
22
Captain Beefheart (1941-2010)
23
Daniel Inouye (1924-2012)
24
Walter Dropo (1923-2010)
25
Edwin Binney (1866-1934)
26
Jack Anderson (1922-2005)
27
Joe Gill (1919-2006)
28
Big Joe Williams (1903-1982)
29
Desire Magnus (1828-1883)
30
Alan Tilvern (1918-2003)
31
Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957)
32
Dina Manfredini (1897-2012)
33
Shriram Lagoo (1927-2019)
34
William Barker Cushing (1842-1874)
35
Feliciano Tavares (1920-2008)
36
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
37
Olinde Rodrigues (1795-1851)
38
Alexander Herrmann (1844-1896)
39
Justin Levens (1980-2008)
40
Charles Devoe (1982-2010)
41
Larry Sherry (1935-2006)
42
Michael Okpara (1920-1984)
43
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926)
44
Zaevion Dobson (2000-2015)
45
Don Ellis (1934-1978)
46
Hubert Harrison (1883-1927)
47
Chen Wen Hsi (1906-1992)
48
Mirza Ibrahimov (1911-1993)