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[meme] Morbid Birthday Facts

128,471 People



128,471 People



(I pasted that twice because I thought that it looked cool with my userpic instead of the image on the meme graphic (on my LJ layout, that is)...)

People who died on August 04, 1967 (the exact day you were born)

* Peter Smith, English cricketer

Unusual Deaths in 1967

* In a similar incident, a flash fire began in the pure oxygen environment during a training exercise inside the unlaunched apollo 1 spacecraft, killing command pilot gus grissom, senior pilot ed white, and pilot roger b. chaffee. the door to the capsule was unable to be opened during the fire because of its particular design. had the soviet union revealed the earlier death of valentin bondarenko, this incident could likely have been avoided.
* Vladimir komarov became the first person to die during a space mission after the parachute of his capsule failed to deploy following re-entry.

Natural disasters in 1967

* Belvidere - Oak Lawn Tornado Outbreak
* 1967 Caracas earthquake
* 1967 St. Louis tornado outbreak


People who died on August 04 (various years)

* 2007 - Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer
* 2005 - Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist
* 2004 - Stella Liebeck, known for her part in Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, a lawsuit in which Liebeck claimed medical costs and damages for having been burned by a cup of McDonald's coffee. This lawsuit is considered to be "the poster child of excessive lawsuits" by ABC News.
* 2003 - Frederick Chapman Robbins, American Nobel Prize Laureate
* 2002 - Holly Wells & Jessica Chapman, Soham murder victims (b. 1991, 1991)
* 2001 - Lorenzo Music, American actor
* 2000 - Leslie Glass, American adult film actress
* 1999 - Victor Mature, American actor
* 1998 - Yuri Artyukhin, cosmonaut
* 1992 - Sophie died six hours later, shit happens.
* 1997 - Jeanne Calment, French supercentenarian; world's oldest ever-human
* 1996 - Geoff Hamilton, British gardener and broadcaster
* 1982 - Bruce Goff, American Architect
* 1981 - Melvyn Douglas, American actor
* 1976 - Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop, assassinated in the context of the "Dirty War"
* 1976 - Roy Herbert Thomson, Canadian publisher
* 1958 - Ethel Anderson, Australian poet
* 1957 - Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, President of Brazil
* 1938 - Pearl White, American actress
* 1900 - Isaac Levitan, Russian painter
* 1875 - Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer
* 1873 - Viktor Hartmann, Russian painter
* 1844 - Jakob Aall, Norwegian journalist and statesman
* 1795 - Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician
* 1792 - John Burgoyne, British general
* 1784 - Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian musician
* 1741 - Andrew Hamilton, American lawyer
* 1727 - Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie, French general
* 1718 - René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France
* 1639 - Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Mexican dramatist
* 1612 - Hugh Broughton, English scholar
* 1598 - William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, English statesman
* 1578 - Thomas Stucley, English adventurer
* 1578 - Sebastian of Portugal
* 1526 - Juan Sebastián Elcano, Spanish explorer
* 1338 - Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England
* 1306 - Wenceslaus III of Bohemia
* Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester
* Peter de Montfort
* Henry de Montfort
* 1265 - Killed in the Battle of Evesham: Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer
* 1113 - Gertrude of Saxony
* 1060 - Henry I of France


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