Famous People Who Died on July 15Th 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.

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What Happened Today in History?

1099 First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final assault of a difficult siege

1799 The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign

1815 Napoleonic Wars: Napoléon Bonaparte surrenders aboard HMS Bellerophon

1997 In Miami, Florida, serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan guns down Gianni Versace outside his home.


1221-1274 Bonaventure, Italian theologian and saint

1741-1828 Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor

1858-1871 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln, he died from congestive heart failure

1860-1904 Anton Chekhov, Russian writer

1928-1940 Robert Wadlow, American; at 8 ft. 11.1 in, the tallest person ever known

1893-1947 Walter Donaldson, American songwriter

1860-1948 John J. Pershing, U.S. general

1914-1958 Julia Lennon, English mother of John Lennon

1944-1974 Christine Chubbuck was an American television news reporter who committed suicide during a live television broadcast.

1916-1990 Margaret Lockwood, British actress

1946-1997 Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer

1920-2003 Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys and Pro Football Hall of Fame member

1937-2006 Robert H. Brooks, American founder of Hooters of America

1926-2010 James E. Akins was an American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon

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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