December 17 Deaths

1
Kim Jong-il (1941-2011)
2
Penny Marshall (1943-2018)
3
Grover Washington Jr. (1943-1999)
4
Jeremy Bulloch (1945-2020)
5
Simón Bolívar (1783-1830)
6
Rumi (1207-1273)
7
Jennifer Jones (1919-2009)
8
Otto Graham (1921-2003)
9
Claire Hartley (2001-2018)
10
Harold Holt (1908-1967)
11
Sammy Baugh (1914-2008)
12
Rex Allen (1920-1999)
13
Alaina Reed Hall (1946-2009)
14
Henry Heimlich (1920-2016)
15
Edwin Binney (1866-1934)
16
William Jackson (1759-1828)
17
Dana Andrews (1909-1992)
18
Hayden Fry (1929-2019)
19
Captain Beefheart (1941-2010)
20
Thomas Mitchell (1892-1962)
21
Daniel Inouye (1924-2012)
22
Cesaria Évora (1941-2011)
23
Jack Anderson (1922-2005)
24
Joe Gill (1919-2006)
25
Juan Vicente Gómez (1857-1935)
26
Lewis Morgan (1818-1881)
27
Anca Pop (1984-2018)
28
Desire Magnus (1828-1883)
29
Alan Tilvern (1918-2003)
30
Shriram Lagoo (1927-2019)
31
Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957)
32
Big Joe Williams (1903-1982)
33
Dina Manfredini (1897-2012)
34
Feliciano Tavares (1920-2008)
35
Olinde Rodrigues (1795-1851)
36
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
37
Justin Levens (1980-2008)
38
Alexander Herrmann (1844-1896)
39
William Barker Cushing (1842-1874)
40
Charles Devoe (1982-2010)
41
Don Ellis (1934-1978)
42
Mirza Ibrahimov (1911-1993)
43
Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846-1926)
44
Michael Okpara (1920-1984)
45
Larry Sherry (1935-2006)
46
Albert Cavens (1906-1985)
47
Alexander Meiklejohn (1872-1964)
48
Hubert Harrison (1883-1927)