1918-2010-Bob Feller was a famous Major League Baseball player. He died on December 15, 2010 from pneumonia, Bob Feller was a Major League pitcher who pitched for the Cleveland Indians from 1936-1956, he had a record of 266-162. He won one World Series in 1948, had eight All-Star appearances and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962. Bob Feller died at the age of 92 yesterday.
Dying is just like taxes in the respect that it is going to happen to you and me. Over history, we realize it doesn’t matter who you are, you are going to face death. Famous people have no secret weapon against death. They are just like you and I. They will die. We will die. Death is a part of life. However, many of us look forward to eternal life in Heaven. After we all pass from this world, I hope to meet each one of you in a better place called Heaven.
We Live And We Die
Nobody Lives Forever
See You In Heaven
What Happened On This Day In History?
1773 – Boston Tea Party
1920 – The Haiyuan earthquake, magnitude 8.5, rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000.
1944 – Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium
931/932-999 – Saint Adelaide of Italy, most prominent woman of the tenth century, was the second consort to Otto the Great, Holy Roman Emperor, was German royalty, helped/helps the poor and abuse victims
1623- 1687 – William Petty was an English scientist and philosopher, worked under Oliver Cromwell surveying his land, remembered for his theory of economics.
1866-1940 – Billy Hamilton was a Major League baseball player, batted .344 for his career with 912/937 stolen bases, scored 1690 runs, inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1961 by the veteran’s committee.
1890- 1980 – Harland “Colonel” Sanders was the founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, this man made it possible for us all to eat KFC to this day, finger licking good.
1915-1985 – Paul Castellano was an Organized-crime chief, shot dead at a NYC restaurant, “the Howard Hughes of the mob”, “Big Paulie” was a Mafia boss, he was arrested for racketeering, was murdered while out on bail.
1896-1990 – Douglas Campbell was an American pilot, he was a World War I flying ace, was the first American flying in an American unit to become a flying ace
1929-1993 – Moses Gunn, actor (Roots), co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company, he was Joe Kagan on Little House on The Prairie
1951-2007 – Dan Fogelberg was an American singer/songwriter, he died from prostate cancer
1930-2009 – Roy E. Disney was an American businessman; he was the nephew of Walt Disney and was a long time senior executive for The Walt Disney Company
9 Days Until Christmas, Merry Christmas
This is series of famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes about famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 27 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click here to check out Faye’s writing