14th December, on this day

0644 Osman ibn Affan appointed 3rd kalief of islam
0867 Adrian II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1124 Theobald Buccapecus elected Pope Coelestinus II (he refuses)
1287 Zuider Zee seawall collapses with loss of 50,000 lives
1542 Accession of Mary Queen of Scots folowing the death of James V
1575 Polish Parliament selects István Báthory as king of Poland
1600 Olivier van Noort sinks Sp galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
1656 Artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales
1708 Prosper Jolyot's "Electre" premieres in Paris
1774 Massachusetts militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Fort William & Mary
1782 Charleston SC evacuated by British
1789 Dartmouth College is chartered by King George III of England.
1793 1st state road authorized, Frankfort KY to Cincinnati OH
1798 David Wilkinson of Rhode Island patents a nut and bolt machine
1819 Alabama admitted to the Union as the 22nd state
1825 Decembrist uprising in Russia against Tsar Nicholas I begins
1849 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)
1863 Battle of Bean's Station-Confederacy repulses Union in Tennessee
1882 Henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo
1901 1st table tennis tournament is held at the London Royal Aquarium
1907 The schooner Thomas W. Lawson runs aground and founders near the Hellweather's Reef within the Scilly Isles in a gale. The pilot and 15 seamen die.
1911 Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, becomes the first man to reach the South Pole - 35 days ahead of British explorer Captain Scott who dies, along with the rest of his team, on the return journey
1912 Louis Botha resigns as premier of South Africa
1913 Greece formally takes possession of Crete
1915 Jack Johnson is 1st black world heavyweight boxing champion
1916 People of Denmark vote to sell Danish West Indies to the United States of America for $25 million
1917 UFA, "Universal Film AG", forms in Germany
1918 Woman over 30 are given the vote for the first time in a British general election
1918 Assassination of Sidonio Paes, President of Portugal
1918 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico" premieres in New York NY
1920 Heavyweight Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in New York NY
1922 John Reith is appointed general manager of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
1924 Chiang Kai-shek occupies Hankou
1924 Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris
1926 Danish Madsen government, forms
1927 Iraq gains independence from Britain, but British troops remain
1932 French government of Herriot falls
1934 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)
1937 Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing
1937 Japan establishes a puppet Chinese government at Peking
1939 League of Nations expels the USSR for attacking Finland.
1941 Prime Minister Winston Churchill travels to US on board HMS Duke of York
1941 U-557 torpedoes British cruiser Galatea
1944 Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star General)
1944 Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labour force for Germany
1944 German occupiers forbid use of electricity in parts of Holland
1946 Togo is made a trusteeship territory of the UN
1946 UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in New York NY
1950 UN General Assembly establishes High Commissioner for Refugees
1952 Uprising of captives in Pongam South Korea, 82 die
1955 Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Portugal, Romania and Spain join the United Nations.
1956 Paul-Henri Spaak appointed Secretary-General of NATO

1959 J B Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513 meters
1960 Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) forms
1962 Mariner 2 launched, makes 1st US visit to another planet (Venus)
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 DNA created in a test tube
1969 Jackson Five made their 1st appearance on "Ed Sullivan Show"
1971 Golden Gate Bridge lights out all night due to power failure
1971 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 US spacecraft Apollo 17 blasts off from the Moon after American astronauts have spent three days exploring the lunar surface
1972 Willy Brandt re-elected West German chancellor
1973 Teenager John Paul Getty II is set free by his kidnappers after his grandfather, the oil tycoon, pays a ransom of $750,000
1975 6 South Moluccan terrorists surrender, holding 23 hostages for 12 days
1977 Egypt and Israel representatives gather in Cairo for 1st formal peace conference
1977 "Saturday Night Fever", starring John Travolta, premieres in New York NY
1977 War criminal Pieter Menten sentenced in Amsterdam to 15 years
1978 China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China
1978 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 At 2 PM EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
1980 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 Israel annexes Golan Heights (seized from Syria in war of 1967)
1986 Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, takes off from Edwards AFB, California on 1st non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world
1987 Chrysler pleads no contest to selling driven vehicles as new
1988 Spanish general strike to protest austerity measures
1988 US agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Organization (1st time in 13 years)
1989 Death of Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov
1989 Opposition leader Patricio Aylwin is elected President in Chile's first free election since 1970
1990 Right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later
1990 In Hong Kong , 10 Vietnamese boat people set fire to themselves to protest at the screening policy that could prevent them from settling in the West
1991 Former East German leader Erich Honecker , facing extradition to Germany and trial on manslaughter charges, is offered asylum in North Korea
1992 Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refuses to fight him
1993 Moslem fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates/Bosnians in Algeria
1995 Yugoslav Wars: The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments.
2003 President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.
2004 The Millau viaduct, the highest bridge in the world, near Millau, France is officially opened.

14th December 2005

Bush takes on Iraqi war critics

Syria denounced at Beirut funeral

Iranian leader denies Holocaust

14th December 2006

Diana death a 'tragic accident'

Ban Ki-moon sworn in as UN chief

Ireland rejects lesbian marriage

14th December 2007

Iraqi oil exceeds pre-war output

EU offers Serbia deal on Kosovo

Climate talks 'on brink' of deal

14th December 2008

'51 killed' in Egypt bus plunge

Shoes thrown at Bush on Iraq trip

Armies 'attack Uganda rebels'

14th December 2009

Air strike 'kills 70 civilians' in Yemen

16 Afghan policemen killed in attacks

Greece is 'sinking under its debts'

14th December 2010

Dhaka factory fire kills workers

Silvio Berlusconi vote win sparks Rome clashes

Wikileaks founder Assange bailed

14th December 2011

Birthdates which occurred on 14th December :

1363 John Van [Jean C] Gerson French theologist
1503 Nostradamus [Michel de Nostre-Dam] French astrologist/prophet
1546 Tycho Brahe Knudstrup Denmark, astronomer (Golden nose)
1553 Henri IV the Bourbon king of Navarra (Henri III)/France
1720 Justus Möser writer
1730 Capel Bond composer
1738 Johann Antonin Kozeluch composer
1777 Juan N Gallego Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo)
1779 Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma composer
1780 Karl Robert von Nesselrode German/Russian minister of Foreign Affairs
1783 Johann Christoph Kienlen composer
1789 Maria Agata Szymanowska composer
1812 Charles J Canning English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies
1824 Pierre C Puvis de Chavannes French painter (Panthéon)
1829 John Mercer Langston 1st black to hold US political office
1830 Allen Thomas Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), died in 1907
1832 Daniel Harris Reynolds Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1837 William Wells Brevet Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1853 Salvador Diaz Miron Mexican poet (Los Cien Mejores Poemas)
1862 Alexander V Amfiteatrov Russian/French/Italian writer
1862 John M Acket Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions)
1868 Richard Batka composer
1870 Dirk J de Geer Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40)
1870 Karl Renner Austrian Chancellor/President (1918-20, 45-50)
1873 Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen composer
1875 Dobri Khristov composer
1877 Lieven Duvosel Flemish music writer/composer (Leiecyclys)
1883 Morihei Ueshiba founder (Aikido)
1883 Manolis Kalomiris Greek opera composer
1884 Regina Ullmann writer
1894 Joaquin Zamacois Soler composer
1895 George VI king of England (1936-52)
1895 Paul Eluard French communist/poet/resistance fighter (Le Phénix)
1896 James H Doolittle US Army General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)
1897 Margaret Chase Smith (Representative/Senator-R-ME)
1898 Frederick Douglass Hall composer
19-- Celia Weston Spartanburg SC, actress (Jolene-Alice)
19-- Robert Lussier West Warwick RI, actor (Brent-Man From Atlantis)
19-- Sallie Brophy Phoenix AZ, actress (Annie O'Connell-Buckskin)
1900 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov composer
1901 Henri Cochet tennis champion (US Open-1928)
1901 Paul I King of Greece (1947-64)
1902 Frances Beauvier actress (Aunt Bea-Andy Griffith Show)
1905 Sydney Lipton bandleader/violin
1906 Helmut Bornefeld composer
1907 Guy Middleton Hove England, actor (Gentlemen Marrie Brunettes)
1908 Laurence Naismith Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)
1908 Morey Amsterdam Chicago IL, comedian (Buddy-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1909 Edward L Tatum US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958)
1909 Phia [Sophia R] Berghout harpist/founder Eduard of Beinumstichting
1911 Spike Jones Long Beach CA, composer (Cocktails for Two)
1911 Ota Adler Czechoslovakian/British fur trader/founder (Federal Trust)
1914 Dan Dailey New York NY, dancer/actor (Governor Drinkwater-Governor & JJ)
1914 Rosalyn Tureck Chicago IL, pianist (Bach & Rock)
1914 Karl Carstens German (CDU)/President - Germany (1979-84)
1915 Clay Warnick Tacoma WA, choral director (Jimmie Rodgers Show)
1917 Elyse Knox Hartford CT, actress (Hit the Ice, Black Gold)
1917 Wilf Ferguson cricket leg-spinner (West Indian of post-WWII years)
1919 Shirley Jackson US, writer (Road Through the Wall)
1920 Albertus Meintser office clerk/resistance fighter
1920 Quinton Hazell businessman
1922 Charley Trippi NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)
1922 Don Hewitt New York NY, CBS news executive producer (60 Minutes)
1923 Gerard K "Simon" van het Reve Dutch writer (Evenings, Dear Guys)
1923 Leonardus S van Egeraat Dutch travel expert
1923 Sully Boyar New York NY, actor (Car Wash)
1924 Marion Morgan singer (Stop the Music)
1924 Siiri Rantanen Finland, cross country skier (Olympics-gold-1956)
1926 Frank King cricketer (West Indies fast bowler in 14 Tests in 50's, 29 wickets)
1927 Jacobus G Rietkerk Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
1929 Ron Nelson composer
1932 Abbe Lane Brooklyn NY, aka Mrs Xavier Cugat, singer (Xavier Cugat Show)
1932 Charlie "Silver Fox" Rich Colt AR, singer (Behind Closed Doors)
1932 George Furth Chicago IL, actor/director (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings)
1933 Leo N Wright US saxophonist (I Left My Heart in San Francisco)
1934 Petrus van Doorne Dutch industrialist
1935 Barbara Leigh-Hunt Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)
1935 David White cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pakistan 1961)
1935 Lee Remick Quincy MA, actress (Days of Wine & Rose, Long Hot Summer)
1935 Lewis Arquette Chicago IL, actor (Horror Show, Book of Love)
1936 Robert Allan Ridley Parker New York NY, PhD/astronaut (STS-9, STS-35)
1938 Janette Scott actress (Day of the Triffids)
1938 Leonardo Boff Italy, Brazilian Catholic theologian
1938 Charlie Griffith cricketer (West Indies fast bowler (or did he chuck?))
1938 Hal Williams Columbus OH, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son)
1939 Ernest Davis 1st black to win Heisman Trophy (1961)
1939 Marilyn Cooper New York NY, actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors)
1941 Barry Hadlee cricketer (brother of Dayle & Richard, New Zealand World Cup 1975)
1942 Rex Thompson New York NY, actor (Young Bess, King & I, Her 12 Men)
1942 David Band banker
1943 Frank Allen rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
1946 Elaine Princi actress (As the World Turns, Dorian-One Life to Live)
1946 Joyce Vincent Wilson Detroit MI, singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn)
1946 Patty Duke [Anna Marie] Elmhurst NY, actress (Miracle Worker)
1946 Stan Smith tennis pro (Wimbledon 1972)
1946 Anthonius A M "Ton" Kors Dutch writer (Hannie Schaft)
1946 Jackie McCauley North Ireland, rock pianist (Them Coleraine)
1946 Jane Birkin London England, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust)
1946 Michael Ovitz president (Walt Disney Company)
1946 Ruth Fuchs German Democratic Republic, javelin thrower (Olympics-2 gold-72, 76)
1946 Stanley R Smith tennis champion (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)
1947 Christopher Parkening Los Angeles CA, guitarist (transcribed sacred music)
1948 Boudewijn Buch Dutch writer/TV host
1949 Bill Buckner California, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series
1949 Dee Wallace Stone [Deanna Bowers] Kansas City MO, actress (Critters, Secret Admirer, 10)
1949 Cliff Williams Sydney Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
1950 Vicki Michelle Essex England, actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo)
1951 Jan Timman Dutch chess player
1952 Tamara Danz singer
1953 Joe Toplyn Boston MA, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman)
1953 Vijay Amritraj India, tennis player/actor (Octopussy)
1954 James Horean actor (Loving)
1954 Alan Kulwicki Greenfield WI, NASCAR racer (Winston Cup)
1954 Eva Mattes Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)
1954 Hans William Schlegel Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)
1954 Ib Anderson Copenhagen, ballet dancer
1954 Steven Glenwood MacLean Ottawa Ontario, astronaut (STS 52)
1955 Jane Crafter Perth Australia, golfer (1987 JC Penney Mixed Teams)
1956 Hanni Wenzel Liechtenstein, Slalom (Olympics-2 gold-1980)
1956 T K Carter Los Angeles CA, actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck)
1958 Steven Rock-Savage Mellville LA, (LSU), actor
1958 Jan Dijksma Dutch bassist (Weekend at Waikiki)
1958 Mike Scott Scottish rocker (Blues Inc, Waterboys-Rainbow Warrior)
1958 Spider Tracy English rock vocalist (The Pogues)
1959 Franco Iglesia Cuba, Spanish singer
1960 Catherine G Coleman Charleston SC, Phd/Captain USAF/astronaut (STS 73)
1961 Jeff Robinson baseball player (Detroit, Baltimore)
1962 Bharat Arun cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's)
1962 Chris Dahlquist Fridley, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
1963 Cindy Gibb Bennington VT, actress (Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood)
1964 C[arl] J[eff] Snare Washington DC, vocalist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1964 Chelsea Noble actress (Kate-Growing Pains)
1965 Christine Burton Adelaide Australia, golfer (1990 T25 Victorian Open)
1965 Craig Biggio Smithtown NY, infielder (Houston Astros)
1965 Ken Hill Lynn MA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1965 Lawrence Clay-Bey Hartford CT, super heavyweight boxer (Olympics-96)
1966 Anthony Mason NBA forward (New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets)
1966 Bill Ranford Brandon Man, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Boston)
1966 Carl Herrera NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
1967 Noelle Beck Baltimore MD, actress (Trisha-Loving, Fletch Lives)
1967 Ali Wood Long Beach CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
1967 Eldridge Recasner NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets)
1968 Cees Marbus soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1968 Jamie Crysdale CFL corner (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 Arthur Numan soccer player (PSV)
1969 Craig Jones Nambour Australia, Canadian Tour golfer (New Zealand Open-1994)
1969 Dave Nilsson Brisbane Australia, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 Rogerick Green NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1970 Bradford Banta NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
1971 Chris Therien Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
1971 Lisa-Marie Vizaniari Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)
1972 Johnny Mcwilliams tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
1973 Eelco Wassenaar Netherlands, US field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974 Billy Koch Garden City NY, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 Inga Drozdova Latvia, playmate (November 1997)
1975 James Cotton NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics)
1975 Tamecka Dixon WNBA guard (Los Angeles Sparks)
1977 Tisha Dabber Shelbyville IN, actress (New Mickey Mouse Club)


Deaths which occurred on 14th December:
0872 Adrian II Italian Pope (867-72)/last married pope, dies at about 80
1077 Agnes of Poitou German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies
1136 Harald IV "Gylle Krist", king of Norway, murdered
1417 John Oldcastle Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned
1542 James king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30
1591 Juan de la Cruz [de Yepes] Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies
1732 Johann Philipp Fortsch composer, dies at 80
1734 Noel-Nicolas Coypel French painter/cartoonist, dies at 44
1754 Mahmud I sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
1760 Kacic Miosic Croatian poet (Razgovar Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga), dies
1788 Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach German composer, dies at 74
1788 Carlos III King of Naples/Spain (1759-88), dies at 72
1799 George Washington 1st President USA (1789-97), dies at Mount Vernon VA, at 67
1823 Vincenzo Cuoco Italian historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53
1829 Luigi Marchesi composer, dies at 74
1849 Conradin Kreutzer composer, dies at 69
1861 Albert prince consort of England & husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42
1861 George HG earl of Aberdeen English Minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 76
1861 Heinrich August Marschner composer, dies at 66
1862 George Dashiell Bayard Union Brigadier-General, dies at 27
1873 J Louis R Agassiz Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies
1886 Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski composer, dies at 27
1893 Karolina Pawlowa writer, dies at 86
1900 Jean B A Kessler director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46
1903 William Ennis first cop to die in the electric chair
1906 John A C Oudemans Dutch geographer/astronomer, dies at 78
1909 Leopold II king of Belgium, dies
1914 Giovanni Sgambati composer, dies at 73
1918 Sidonio Pais prince of Portugal, murdered
1923 Giuseppi Gallignani composer, dies at 72
1926 Theo van Rysselberghe Belgian painter (pointillism), dies at 64
1928 Theodore Roberts actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), dies at 77
1935 Stanley G Weinbaum US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies
1938 Marie Emmanuel French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76
1939 Helene Kröller-Müller Dutch museum founder, dies at 70
1942 Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61
1945 Josef Kramer known as "beast of Belsen", & 10 others hanged for crimes committed at the Belsen and Oswiecim Nazi concentration camps
1945 Constantino Gaito composer, dies at 67
1945 Forrester Harvey actor (Tarzan & Mate, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61
1945 Henry van Goudoever Dutch lawyer/judge, dies on his 69th birthday
1947 Franz Zorell German Roman Catholic lexicographer, dies at 84
1947 Stanley Baldwin English premier (1923, 24-29, 35-37), dies at 80
1948 Reginald Owen Morris composer, dies at 62
1950 Albrecht Schaeffer German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65
1952 Olav Fartein Vålen Norwegian composer, dies at 65
1959 Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84
1960 Gregory Ratoff actor (Skyscraper Souls), dies of leukemia at 63
1963 Dinah Washington singer, dies of sleeping pill overdose at 39
1963 Erich Ollenhauer German politician (SPD), dies at 62
1964 William Bendix actor (Life of Riley), dies in Los Angeles at 58
1965 Hermann Sandby composer, dies at 84
1966 Verna Felton actress (Hilda-December Bride), dies at 76
1966 Emma Dunn actress (You Can't Fool Your Wife), dies at 91
1966 Richard Whorf actor (Chain Lightning), dies of heart attack at 60
1973 Yitzhak Edel composer, dies at 77
1974 Walter Lippmann US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85
1975 Arthur Treacher TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81
1979 Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury cricketer (2 Tests for India, average 205), dies
1980 Elston Howard MVP catcher (New York Yankees), dies at 59
1984 Vicente Aleixandre Spanish poet (Historia del corazón), dies at 86
1985 Roger Maris homerun hitter (61 in 61, New York Yankees), dies of cancer at 51
1985 Stanley G[rauman] Weinbaum US, sci-fi author (Red Peri), dies at 85
1987 Paul Clinton Sundberg actor (Belle of New York, Easter Parade), dies
1989 Andrei D Sakharov Soviet Physicist/Dissident/1975 Nobel peace prize winner, dies in Moscow at 68
1989 Jock Mahoney actor (Dallas, Cow Town, Range Rider), dies at 70
1989 Lee Van Cleef actor (Good Bad & Ugly, Sabata), dies at 64
1990 F Dürrenmatt writer, dies at 69
1990 Hope Sansberry actress (Rats are Coming), dies at 94
1990 Johannes von Thurn und Taxis prince in Germany, dies at 64
1991 John Arlott cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies
1991 Robert Eddison British actor (Uncle Silas), dies at 83
1993 Myrna Loy [Williams] actress (Thin Man, Vanity Fair), dies at 88
1994 Mary Ann McCall singer, dies at 75
1994 Petrus van Doorne bus manufacturer/owner (BOVA), dies at 58
1995 Don Anthony bandleader/songwriter, dies at 85
1995 Eric Brown architect, dies at 84
1995 Rob Harris sky surfer, dies while skydiving at 28
1996 Alan Hargreaves climber, dies at 92
1996 Norman Hackforth broadcaster, dies at 88
1997 Owen Barfield philosopher of language, dies at 99
1997 Robert Sutton electronics engineer, dies at 82
1997 Stubby Kaye actor (Guys & Dolls, Sweet Charity), dies at 79

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