Famous Deaths for 20th December 2021

1073 – Domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies
1768 – Carlo Innocenzo Fragoni, Italian poet, dies at 76
1876 – Hannah Omish, at 12 is youngest ever hanged in US
1937 – Erich Ludendorff, German general during World War I, dies of liver cancer at 72
1954 – James Hilton, English author (Lost Horizon), dies at 54
1989 – Audrey Christie, American actress (Splendor in the Grass, Fair Exchange), dies at 77
1996 – Carl Sagan, American scientist, astronomer, author, (Contact), dies at 62
1997 – Denise Levertov, American poet and essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin), dies at 74
2009 – Arnold Stang, American comedian and actor (Broadside, Milton Berle, Top Cat), dies at 91
2019 – Yuri Pshenichnikov, Soviet soccer goalkeeper and coach (19 caps; FC Pakhtakor Tashkent, CSKA Moscow), dies at 79

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