Famous People Who Died on June 29Th 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

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What Happened Today in History?

1928 – The Outer-bridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.

1950 – In one of the greatest upsets in sports history, the United States defeats England during the 1950 FIFA World Cup

1974 – Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with Bolshoi Ballet

1995 – Space Shuttle program: STS-71 Mission (Atlantis) docks with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.

2006 – Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush’s plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law


1443-1509 – Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England

1777-1852 – Henry Clay, U.S. Senator and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker. He also served as Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829.

1802-1855 – John Gorrie, American physician, scientist, inventor and humanitarian who is considered the father of refrigeration and air-conditioning

1806-1861 – Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. A collection of her last poems was published by her husband, Robert Browning, shortly after her death.

1887-1933 – “Fatty” Arbuckle was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. Starting at the Selig Polyscope Company he eventually moved to Keystone Studios where he worked with Mabel Normand and Harold Lloyd. He mentored Charlie Chaplin and discovered Buster Keaton and Bob Hope; he became the highest paid actors in Hollywood

1885-1960 – Frank Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, Hall of Fame Left-wing in the NHL

1933-1967 – Jayne Mansfield, American actress, one of the leading blonde sex symbols of the 1950s

1906-1967 – Primo Carnera, Italian boxer who became the World Heavyweight Champion

1947-1975 – Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter

1928-1978 – Bob Crane, American actor

1916-1990 – Irving Wallace, American best-selling author and screenwriter

1921-1995 – Lana Turner, American actress

1928-2002 – Rosemary Clooney, American singer and actress

1907-2003 – Katharine Hepburn, American actress

1943-2007 – Joel Siegel, American film critic

1925-2009 – Joe Bowman, American sharpshooter, Hollywood consultant, bootmaker and showman

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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