Famous People Who Died on July 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?

1565 The widowed Mary, Queen of Scots, marries Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Duke of Albany, at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland

1921 Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party

1958 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which creates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

1976 In New York City, David Berkowitz (aka the “Son of Sam”) kills one person and seriously wounds another in the first of a series of attacks.

1981 A worldwide television audience of over 700 million people watch the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul’s Cathedral in London

2005 Astronomers announce their discovery of the dwarf planet Eris


1791-1844 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer who was the son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1853-1890 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter, because of anxiety and mental problems, he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and became famous after he died

1883-1934 Didier Pitre, French-Canadian ice hockey player who was a Hall of Famer and one of the first Montreal Canadian’s

1941-1974 Cass Elliot (“Mama Cass”), American singer of The Mamas & the Papas

1899-1974 – Erich Kastner, German poet and children’s writer

1913-1976 Mickey Cohen, American gangster and part of the Jewish Mafia

1920-1982 Harold Sakata, American professional wrestler (“Tosh Togo”) and actor who played the villain “Oddjob” in the James Bond film Goldfinger

1967-1996 Jason Thirsk, American bassist (Pennywise), he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound

1936-2007 Tom Snyder was an American television personality, news anchor and radio personality best known for his late night talk shows The Tomorrow Show, on the NBC television network in the 1970s and 1980s, and The Late Late Show, on the CBS Television Network in the 1990s

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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