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No more compositions for Les Baxter after this day 25 years ago, aged 73.

 

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Actor Bernard Lee died on this day 40 years ago, aged 73.

 

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No more heartbeats for Mr Derek, one year ago today.

 

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30 years ago today saw the beginning of Operation Desert Storm...

And the death of King Olav V of Norway, aged 87, which was overshadowed by said event.

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Historian George Bancroft died on this day 130 years ago, aged 90.

 

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Rudyard Kipling was released from his burden on this day 85 years ago, aged 70.

 

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Wilson Pickett died on this day 15 years ago, aged 64.

 

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George V died on this day 85 years ago, aged 70.

 

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Today marks the 28th birthday of Audrey Hepburn’s death, I’m personnaly crazy about her. She would have been 92 in 2021. Rest in Peace fair lady 

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Its the first anniversary of the death of Terry Jones. Here's some of his best work (lyrics cowritten with M. Palin)

 

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King Louis XVI of France got a lot shorter (to say the least) on this day 228 years ago, aged 38.

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Camilo Golgi died on this day 95 years ago, aged 81.

 

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Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom died on this day 120 years ago, aged 81.

 

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Its 218 years since Arthur Guinness died, aged 77.

 

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Samuel Barber died on this day 40 years ago, aged 70.

 

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Also  just over a hundred years ago, one-time Inspector of Drains Percy French died aged 65.

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He was one of Ireland's most gifted polymaths, an accomplished songwriter, and entertainer, and later was recognised as a gifted watercolourist.

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Final jump for Alfred Carlton Gilbert on this day 60 years ago, aged 76.

 

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Actor Stanley Brock died on this day 30 years ago, aged 59.

 

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One year since "the most significant death of the year", when Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash

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13 minutes ago, time said:

One year since "the most significant death of the year", when Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash


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2 hours ago, time said:

One year since "the most significant death of the year", when Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash

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Who?  :evil2:

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Final act for Abe Vigoda on this day 5 years ago, aged 94.

 

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John James Audubon drew his last  on this day 170 years ago.  Even a bird hater like myself has to admit That The Birds of America is a remarkable book. 

 

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