Famous People Who Died on July 25Th 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?

306 Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.

1788 Wolfgang Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor

1898 After over two months of sea-based bombardment, the United States invasion of Puerto Rico begins with U.S. troops led by General Nelson Miles landing at harbor of Guánica, Puerto Rico

1946 – At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.

1993 – The Saint James Church massacre occurs in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa.


1723-1790 William Livingston served as the Governor of New Jersey (1776–1790) during the American Revolutionary War and was a signer of the United States Constitution

1735-1791 Isaac Low, American Continental Congressman from New York

1766-1842 Dominique Jean Larrey was a French surgeon in Napoleon’s army and an important innovator in battlefield medicine

1829-1853 Joaquin Murieta, California outlaw, the Robin Hood of Mexico during the California Gold Rush

1866 Floride Calhoun was the Second Lady of the United States who was the wife of Vice President John C. Calhoun

1874-1934 Francois Coty, French perfume manufacturer Coty

1882-1973 Louis Stephen St. Laurent, 12th Prime Minister of Canada

1892-1982 Hal Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valiant)

1913-1984 Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player, Hall of Fame left wing for the New York Rangers

1926-1984 Big Mama Thornton, American singer, she recorded “Hound Dog” before Elvis Presley and hit big with the single.

1903-1986 Vincente Minnelli, American film director who was married to Judy Garland and the father of Liza Minnelli

1943-1989 Steve Rubell was an American entrepreneur and co-owner of the New York disco Studio 54

1932-1995 Charlie Rich, American rock/soul/country musician

1912-1997 Ben Hogan, American golfer

1931-2006 Carl Brashear, first African-American U.S Navy Master Diver

1919-2008 Tracy Hall, American inventor, first person to grow a synthetic diamond

1971-2009 Vernon Forrest, Professional boxer, 2-division world champion, he beat Shane Mosley twice, he was murdered after being robbed at gunpoint

1984-2009 Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant who was killed in a hit-and-run accident

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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