Famous Deaths for 2nd December 2019

1515 – Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies
1890 – Cadmus M. Wilcox, American Major General (Confederate Army – American Civil War), dies at 66
1935 – Martha Carey Thomas, American educator, suffragist, linguist and second President of Bryn Mawr College, dies of a coronary occlusion at 78
1965 – Maharajkumar of Vizianagram “Vizzy”, Indian cricket batsman, captain, administrator, broadcaster and politician (3 Tests) dies at 59
1972 – Jose Limon, Mexican/US dancer (moor’s pavane), dies at 64
1976 – William Tannen, American actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), dies at 65
1983 – Atholl Mckinnon, South African cricket spin bowler (8 Tests, 26 wickets), dies from a heart attack at 51
1999 – Joey Adams [Joseph Abramowitz], American comedian, actor and columnist (ABC’s Back That Fact), dies at 88
2013 – Jean-Claude Beton, Algerian-born French businessman, entrepreneur and soft-drink manufacturer (Orangina), dies at 88
2014 – Bobby Keyes, American Saxophonist, dies at 70

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