Famous People Who Died on September 24Th 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?

622 Prophet Muhammad completes his hijra from Mecca to Medina

1780 Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John Andre exposes Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point

1869 “Black Friday”: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gould and James Fisk plot to control the market.

1948 The Honda Motor Company is founded.

1968 60 Minutes debuts on CBS

2005 Hurricane Rita makes landfall in the United States, devastating Beaumont, Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana


1856-1889 Charles Leroux, American balloonist and parachutist who died on his 239th jump

1860-1904 Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1857-1930 William A. MacCorkle, 9th Governor of West Virginia

1867-1939 Carl Laemmle, German-born American film producer and founder of Universal Studios

1908-1973 Josue de Castro was a Brazilian physician, expert on nutrition, geographer, writer, public administrator, and activist against world hunger who received the International Peace Prize

1914-1982 Sarah Churchill, British actress and the daughter of Winston Churchill

1899-1984 Neil Hamilton was an American actor known for his role as Commissioner Gordon on the Batman TV series of the 1960s

1904-1991 Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), American children’s writer

1942-1998 Jeff Moss was a composer, lyricist, playwright and television writer, best known for his award winning work on the children’s television series Sesame Street

1952-2002 Mike Webster, American football player, Hall of Fame center for the Pittsburgh Steelers

1948-2009 Susan Atkins was a convicted American murderer who was a member of the “Manson family”, led by Charles Manson. Manson and his followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in California, over a period of five weeks in the summer of 1969. Known within the Manson family as Sadie Mae Glutz, Atkins was convicted for her participation in eight of these killings, including the most notorious, “Tate/LaBianca” murders. She was sentenced to death, which was subsequently commuted to life in prison

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 here to check out Faye’s writing

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