Monday, January 14, 2013

Famous People Who Died on January 14th

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
John Dye Touched By An Angel at the age of 47
What Happened Today in History?
1501- Martin Luther, age 17, enters the University of Erfurt.
1699- Massachusetts holds day of fasting for wrongly persecuting "witches"
1784 - Revolutionary War ends; Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris
1952- "Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
1756-1850 -Anthony van Hoboken, Rotterdam merchant/ship owner, one of the largest Dutch ship owners
1832-1898 -Lewis Carroll was a famous writer who wrote Alice in Wonderlandand Through The Looking Glass
1864-1920 -John Francis Dodge was an American automobile pioneer who co-founded Dodge
1906-1948 - Anna "Ans" van Dike was a Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42
1899-1957 -Humphrey Bogart was a famous actor who starred in Casablanca, Caine Mutiny and is widely known as a Cultural Icon, the American Film Institute ranked Humphrey Bogart as number one greatest male star in the history of American Cinema.
1908-1970 -John J "Johnny" Murphy was a US MLB baseball pitcher for the NY Yankees; he was a relief pitcher for the NY Yankees in the 30's and 40's and won seven World Series Championships with the NY Yankees
1902-1984 -Ray Kroc was the founder of McDonalds/owner San Diego Padres, took over a small McDonald's restaurant and turned McDonald's into the most successful fast food restaurant in history, he built a fortune of five hundred million by the time of his death and he was also a Republican
1921-1986 -Donna Reed was a famous actress who starred on the Donna Reed Show and Dallas, Donna Reed won an Academy Award in 1953 for Best Supporting Actress in From Here to Eternity, Donna Reed died from pancreatic cancer
1935-2010 -Petra Schürmann was a German model and TV announcer, Miss World 1956 and she is the only German to win the Miss World title.
1963-2011 - John Dye played Andrew in Touched by an Angel, John Dye died in San Francisco, CA on January 10, 2011 from a heart attack, he was found at his home
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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