Famous Deaths for 1st December 2019

1417 – Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies
1580 – Giovanni Morone, Italian theologian/diplomat/cardinal, dies at 71
1709 – Abraham a Sancta Clara, [Johann Ulrich Megerle], German court preacher and friar, dies at 65
1954 – Fred Rose, American songwriter and music publishing executive, dies at 57
1969 – Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
1980 – Sam Levene, American Broadway actor (Purple Heart, Designing Women), dies at 75
1989 – William “Billy” Lyall, Scottish musician (Bay City Rollers), dies of AIDS-related causes at 36
1997 – Endicott Peabody, 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1920)
1999 – Gene Baker, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1955; World Series 1960; Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 74
2009 – Tommy Henrich, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1942, 1947–50; World Series 1938, 41, 47, 49, 51; NY Yankees), dies of a stroke at 96

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