Famous People Who Died on September 19th in History

by on February 27th, 2015
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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?

1796 George Washington’s farewell address is printed across America as an open letter to the public.

1881 U.S. President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting.

1946 The Council of Europe is founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich

1946 – The first Cannes Film Festival is held, having been delayed seven years due to World War II.

1981 Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in New York’s Central Park.

1995 The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber’s manifesto.

2010 The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed.


1611-1692 Giles Corey was an American farmer killed in the Salem Witch Trials

1809-1868 William Sprague, American minister and politician

1831-1881 James Garfield, 20th President of the United States

1816-1906 Maria Georgina Grey, British writer and founder of the Girls’ Day School Trust

1884-1949 Will Cuppy was an American humorist and literary critic, known for his satirical books about nature and historical figures.

1906-1968 Chester Carlson was an American inventor who invented electrophotography

1910-1968 Red Foley was an American singer, musician, and radio and TV personality who made a major contribution to the growth of country music after World War II, he sold more than 25 million records

1895-1969 Rex Ingram, American actor, The Thief of Bagdad

1946-1973 Gram Parsons, American musician, died from overdose at 26, but still considered one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time

1923-1989 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist

1907-1995 Orville Redenbacher, American botanist and businessman of Orville Redenbacher Popcorn

1955-1997 Rich Mullins, American singer, contemporary Christian Music singer who died in an accident, he sung “Awesome God”

1933-2004 Eddie Adams was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and his coverage of 13 wars.

1931-2004 Skeeter Davis, American singer- “The End of The World”

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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