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End of the tale for Hans Christian Andersen on this day 145 years ago, aged 70.

 

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Arthur Meighen, who served as prime minister of Canada twice, died on this day 60 years ago, aged 86.

 

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Isolationist Republican politician Hiram Johnson, who served as State Senator of California during 28 years, died on this day 75 years ago, aged 78.

 

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Peter Jennings got his headline on this day 15 years ago, aged 67.

 

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End of the tale for Shirley Jackson on this day 55 years ago, aged 48.

 

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2 minutes ago, The Ashes Urn said:

End of the tale for Shirley Jackson on this day 55 years ago, aged 48.

 

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And presumably the beginning of the haunting.

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Seventy years ago, co-founder & first chairman of QANTAS, Fergus McMaster died aged 71

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I'm surprised none of the Doctor Who fans have mention it's twenty-five years yesterday since Dursley McLinden died. 

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Jerry Garcia.  Twenty five years ago today. :bow: 

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18 minutes ago, DevonDeathTrip said:

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Jerry Garcia.  Twenty five years ago today. :bow: 

 

Jerry Garcia's finger. 74 years ago (probably not) today. :axe:

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Isaac Hayes died on this day 12 years ago, aged 65.

 

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Hayes was best known for singing the Oscar-winning theme from Shaft-

 

 

As well as the voice of Chef from South Park.

The song "Chocolate Salty Balls" from the season 2 episode of the same name managed to reach the number-1 spot on music charts in the UK and Ireland.

 

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On 07/08/2020 at 19:09, The Ashes Urn said:

Peter Jennings got his headline on this day 15 years ago, aged 67.

 

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Is that not Brian Williams ? 

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Jefferey Epstein did not kill himself one year ago today at the age of 66. 

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Florence Nightingale, known as the lamp lady, turned out the light on this day 110 years ago, aged 90.

 

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American flag officer David Farragut died on this day 150 years ago, aged 69.

 

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The last joke for Will Rogers on this day 85 years ago, aged 55.

 

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated on this day 45 years ago, aged 55.

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Takijirō Ōnishi, known as the father of kamikaze, died on this day 75 years ago, aged 54.

 

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Rudolf Hess killed himself 33 years ago aged 93

 

Remained a prisoner in Spandau prison for 55 years

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Five years since dancer & actress Yvonne Craig died aged 78.

She's best known for her roles of Batgirl, from the 1960s TV Series, and the Orion slave Marta, from a 1969 Star Trek episode,

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American baseball player, Ray Chapman, died after being hit in the head by a pitch on this day 100 years ago, aged 29.

 

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Robert R. Gilruth took his final trip to space on this day 20 years ago, aged 86.

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Last dance for Bruce Forsyth 3 years today

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On 17/08/2020 at 11:22, time said:

Five years since dancer & actress Yvonne Craig died aged 78.

She's best known for her roles of Batgirl, from the 1960s TV Series, and the Orion slave Marta, from a 1969 Star Trek episode,

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Her dressed as Batgirl used to give me the right 'orn when I was younger.

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For those history fans, Ghengis Khan died 793 years ago today aged 65

 

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