Famous People Who Died on June 22Nd in History

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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 Today in History?

1898 – Spanish-American War: United States Marines land in Cuba

1944 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill

2009 – Washington Metro train collision: Two Metro trains collide in Washington, D.C., USA, killing 9 and injuring over 80.

2009 – Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.


1630-1699 – Josiah Child, English Governor of the East India Company

1662-1714 – Matthew Henry was an English commentator on the Bible and Presbyterian minister.

1801-1868 – Heber C. Kimball was a leader in the early Latter Day Saint movement. He served as one of the original twelve apostles in the early Latter Day Saint church, and as first counselor to Brigham Young in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847 until his death.

1815-1905 – Francis Lubbock, 9thGovernor of Texas

1891-1942 – August Froehlich, German Roman Catholic priest, member of the resistance against Nazism and martyr

1902-1965 – David O. Selznick was an American film producer. He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940), both of which earned him an Oscar for Best Picture

1922-1969 – Judy Garland, American singer and actress-Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz

1899-1987 – Fred Astaire, American dancer and actor

1916-1988 – Dennis Day was an Irish-American singer and radio, television and film personality.

1912-1993 – Pat Nixon, First Lady of the United States

1918-2002 – Ann Landers, American columnist, Ask Ann Landers syndicated advice column

1937-2008 – George Carlin, American author, comedian

1914-2008 – Dody Goodman, American comedienne

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 hereto check out Faye’s writing





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