Happy Dead Birthday To Famous People Who Were Born on June 8Th

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Famous Dead Birthdays is just what it sounds like. Dead Birthdays are birthdays of famous people who have a birthday, but have already passed. For example, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 and he died on April 17, 1790. This means Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday is on January 17th. If Benjamin Franklin was still alive in 2011, he would be 304 Yrs. Old. Famous Dead Birthdays is a type of trivia. How old would a dead famous person be (on their birthday) if they were still alive?

Happy Dead Birthdays

1717-1795 – John Collins was the third Governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, born in Newport, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Collins and member of the Continental Congress

1810-1856 – Robert Schumann was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era

1831-1917 – Thomas J. Higgins was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War who was a recipient of America’s highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Vicksburg

1842-1918 – John Q. A. Brackett, 36thGovernor of Massachusetts

1847-1907 – Ida McKinley, First Lady of the United States

1855-1924 – George Charles Haité was an English designer, painter, illustrator and writer. His most famous work is the iconic cover design of the Strand Magazine launched in 1891 which helped popularize the Sherlock Holmes stories of Arthur Conan Doyle. Haité was also a founder member and the first president of the London Sketch Club.

1867-1959 – Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect

1901-1945 – Lena Baker was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the State of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight, 67, in 1944. At her trial she claimed that he had imprisoned and threatened to shoot her should she attempt to leave, whereupon she took his gun and shot him. Baker was the only woman to be executed by electrocution in Georgia, was given a full-pardon by the state of Georgia in 2005

1917-2002 – Byron White, American football player and Supreme Court Justice, he played in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Lions

1920-1995 – Gwen Harwood was an Australian poet and librettist. Gwen Harwood is regarded as one of Australia’s finest poets, publishing over 420 works, including 386 poems and 13 librettos. She won numerous poetry awards and prizes. Her work is commonly studied in schools and university courses; she was the mother of John Harwood who is also an author/poet

1924-2006 – Lyn Nofziger was an American journalist, political consultant and author. He served as press secretary in Ronald Reagan’s administration as Governor of California, and as a White House advisor during the Richard Nixon administration and again during the Reagan presidency

1925-1961 – Eddie Gaedel, American baseball player, shortest player in MLB history at 3’6” tall, he had one AB and walked

1931-2011 – Dana Wynter, German-born American actress whopPlayed in the original version of the Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1943-2002 – Willie Davenport, American athlete who won a Gold Medal in the 1968 Olympics

Famous Dead Birthdays is just what it sounds like. Dead Birthdays are birthdays of famous people who have a birthday, but have already passed. For example, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 and he died on April 17, 1790. This means Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday is on January 17th. If Benjamin Franklin was still alive in 2011, he would be 304 Yrs. Old. Famous Dead Birthdays is a type of trivia. How old would a dead famous person be (on their birthday) if they were still alive?

Life has come and gone

Rest in Peace, we remember

Your life and your work

Sources

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