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 in History?
1888- 2nd largest snowfall in NYC history (21″)
1910- Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere
1937- Battle of the Century: Fred Allen & Jack Benny meet on radio
1956- Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons (Negro League)
1996- Megan Nicole Coffie born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana-not famous yet, but plans on being famous
2005- Cedar Revolution, where over one and a million Lebanese went into the streets of Beirut to demonstrate against the Syrian military presence in Lebanon, and against the government, following the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
1725-1791 –Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator
1818-1883 –Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), was a German philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, and revolutionary socialist, who developed the socio-political theory of Marxism. His Marxist ideas played a significant role in the development of modern social science and also in the socialist political movement, could be one of President Barrack Obama’s heroes
1859-1925 –Walter Camp, father of American football, was an American football player, coach, and sports writer known as the “Father of American Football”. With John Heisman, Amos Alonzo Stagg, Pop Warner, Fielding H. Yost, and George Halas, Camp was one of the most accomplished persons in the early history of American football.
1854-1932 –George Eastman, US industrialist who founded the Eastman Kodak Company, invented roll film and perfected the Kodak-camera), suicide at 77 “My work is done, why wait?”
1901-1973 –“Chic” Young, US comic strip artist who created the popular comic strip Blondie
1917-1977 –Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist and American voting rights activist
1986 –Marlin Perkins, zoologist and TV host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom from 1963-1985
1950-1991 –Howard Ashman, song writer (Under the Sea), wrote lyrics for animated feature Disney movies, dies of AIDs at 40
1905-1991 –Margery Sharp, children’s author, her most famous work is The Rescuers series about a mouse named Miss Bianca, which was later, adapted in two animated feature films, The Rescues and The Rescuers Down Under by Disney
1920-1992 –C V Wood Jr., theme park developer and chief developer for Disneyland
1920-2008 –Chiara Lubich, Italian Catholic activist and leader and founder of the Focolare
1926-2010-Peter Graves, American actor, he was best known for his starring role in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973. His brother is actor James Arness
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