Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Famous People Who Died On December 27

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.
We Live And We Die
Nobody Lives Forever
See You In Heaven
What Happened Today in History?
Teena Marie Dies
1903- "Sweet Adaline," a barbershop quartet favorite, is 1st sung
1932- Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC)
1941- Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city"
1793-1836 - Stephen Fuller Austin was the founder of state of Texas and Austin Texas was named after him.
1900- William G Armstrong, of Cragside, he developed the hydraulic accumulator, was the founder of the Armstrong Whitworth Manufacturing empire
1863-1914 - Charles Martin Hall was an American chemist and inventor; he invented the inexpensive method for producing aluminum
1889-1938 - Calvin Bridges was an American geneticist, worked with sex linked traits in the fruit fly, he suggested chromosomes contained genes
1876-1952 - Henri G Winkelman was the Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, commander during the German invasion of the Netherlands
1897-1972 - Lester B Pearson 14th Canadian PM won the Nobel prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Security forces to resolve the Suez Canal crisis
1908-1974 - Amy Vanderbilt, US author who wrote the Complete book of etiquette
1943-1983 - Walter Scott, vocalist for the In-men who were a St. Louis based Rock N' Roll Band
1962-2003 - Ivan Calderon was a Puerto Rican baseball player; he was murdered in a bar, shot seven times in the back of the head.
1956-2010-Teena Marie, known as 'Ivory queen of soul' dies, one of the most successful white singers of soul, she died on December 26 and her death seems to be of natural causes
Norman Schwarzkopf August 22, 1934 – December 27, 2012-was a United States Army General who, , while he served as Commander of U. S. Central Command, was commander of the coalition forces in the Gulf War.
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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