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Ham Fisher

Ham Fisher Death Anniversary - 27 December 1955

Creator of 'Joe Palooka' comic strip [more...]

Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel Death Anniversary - 27 December 1923

Co-creator of the Eiffel Tower in Paris [more...]

Birt Acres

Birt Acres Death Anniversary - 27 December 1918

Inventor of 'Birtac' and a pioneer of film [more...]

Andreas Friedrich Bauer

Andreas Friedrich Bauer Death Anniversary - 27 December 1860

Co-inventor of high-speed printing press [more...]

Gerald McDermott

Gerald McDermott Death Anniversary - 26 December 2012

American illustrator, writer and filmmaker [more...]

Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes Death Anniversary - 26 December 1985

First African-American woman cartoonist [more...]

Melvil Dewey

Melvil Dewey Death Anniversary - 26 December 1931

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification [more...]

Simms Taback

Simms Taback Death Anniversary - 25 December 2011

American writer, illustrator and graphic artist who designed McDonald's Happy Meal box [more...]

Heinrich Welker

Heinrich Welker Death Anniversary - 25 December 1981

Co-inventor of the first functional European transistor, 'Transistron' [more...]

Sir Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charlie Chaplin Death Anniversary - 25 December 1977

English filmmaker and actor [more...]

Karel Čapek

Karel Čapek Death Anniversary - 25 December 1938

Czech writer who coined the word 'robot' [more...]


Peyo Death Anniversary - 24 December 1992

Belgian cartoonist and creator of 'The Smurfs' [more...]

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