monroe

8/5/1962: American actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead at her home from a drug overdose

8/5/1962: American actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead at her home from a drug overdose During the final months of ...
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8/2/1923: Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes U.S. President upon the death of President Warren G. Harding

8/2/1923: Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes U.S. President upon the death of President Warren G. Harding Harding went to bed ...
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Hoffa

7/30/1975: Former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from the parking lot; Never is seen or heard from again…

7/30/1975: Former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from the parking lot; Never is seen or heard from again… On July ...
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Peter Sellers

7/24/1980: Beloved English film actor, comedian and singer Peter Sellers dies of a heart attack

The Death of Peter Sellers On 21 July 1980 Sellers arrived in London from Geneva. He checked into the Dorchester ...
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circus

7/6/1944: The Hartford circus fire, kills approximately 168 people and injures over 700

1944  The Hartford circus fire... One of America's worst fire disasters, kills approximately 168 people and injures over 700 in ...
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Soyuz

6/30/1971 : The crew of the Soviet Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply escapes through a faulty valve

Soyuz 11 ends in disaster Soyuz 11  was the only manned mission to board the world's first space station,  The ...
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Jayne

6/29/1967: Hollywood bombshell, Jayne Mansfield is killed in a car crash just outside of New Orleans, Louisiana

The Death of Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield was in Biloxi, Mississippi, for an engagement at the Gus Stevens Supper Club ...
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Judy

6/22/1969: Actress & Singer Judy Garland is found dead in her rented Chelsea, London home

Judy Garland Found Dead On June 22, 1969, Judy Garland was found dead in the bathroom of her rented mews ...
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Freedom

6/21/1964 – Three civil rights workers are murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States, by members of the Ku Klux Klan.

The Freedom Summer Murders 6/21/1964 – Three civil rights workers are murdered in Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States, by members ...
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ABC News

6/20/1979 – ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier, sparking outcry

ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart is shot dead by a Nicaraguan soldier under the regime of Anastasio Somoza Debayle. The ...
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