Famous People Who Died on June 27Th 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

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What Happened Today in History?

1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.

1950 – The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War

1976 – Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) is hijacked en route to Paris by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda

1982 – Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4

2008 – In a highly-scrutinized election President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is re-elected in a landslide after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai had withdrawn a week earlier, citing violence against his party’s supporters.


1800-1844 – Hyrum Smith was an American religious leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the original church of the Latter Day Saint movement. He was the older brother of the movement’s founder, Joseph Smith, Jr. murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail

1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of Latter Day Saint movement was murdered with his brother by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail

1822-1907 – Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz was an American educator, and the co-founder and first president of Radcliffe College

1896-1917 – Karl Allmenroder, German World War I Ace who was killed in action

1902-1970 – Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler who won Gold in the 1924 Paris Olympic Games

1909-1996 – Albert R. Broccoli is most notable as the producer of the James Bond films and having a name of that green colored vegetable

1925-2001 – Jack Lemmon, American actor

1944-2002 – John Entwistle, English bassist for The Who

1923-2004 – George Patton IV, American general

1917-2005 – Shelby Foote was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative a massive, three-volume history of the war

1946-2005 – John T. Walton, American businessman and son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton

1914-2005 – Ray Holmes was a British fighter pilot who was feted by the press as a war hero who saved Buckingham Palace from being severely damaged by German bombing during the Battle of Britain

1969-2005 – Domino Harvey, English-born female bounty hunter

1959-2006 – Ángel Maturino Reséndiz, Mexican serial killer, known as “The Railway Killer” was responsible for as many as thirty murders, was caught, found guilty and put to death

1971-2008 – Michael Turner was an American comic book artist known for his work on Witchblade, Fathom, Superman/Batman, Soulfire, and various covers for DC Comics and Marvel Comics

1922-2009 – Gale Storm was an American actress and singer who starred in two popular television programs of the 1950s, My Little Margie and The Gale Storm Show

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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