Historical Figure
Age 36
July 1, 1997 - August 31, 1997
Althorp Estate / Althorp / Northampton / United Kingdom / Europe
Diana, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family. She was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales and was the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. She was international icon and earned her enduring popula...
Crime and their Victims
Age 77
February 18, 1918 - May 3, 1995
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
John Patrick St. John, better known as "Jigsaw John", was a Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective, renowned for his investigations of many of Los Angeles's highest-profile murder cases. St. John served 43 years as a hom...
Writers and Poets
Age 75
October 2, 1879 - August 2, 1955
Cedar Hill Cemetery / Hartford / Connecticut / USA / North America
Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as an executive for an...
Show Business
Age 46
July 29, 1947 - April 20, 1994
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
Actor and dancer Dennis Stewart's career looked to be on the up when, after playing a dancer in the 1978 Beatles-inspired film Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, he landed the role of Leo, aka 'Craterface', leader of rival ga...
Crime and their Victims
Age 20
February 28, 1960 - August 14, 1980
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
A Canadian model, and actress, Dorothy Stratten was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979 and Playmate of the Year in 1980. She was brutally murdered at the age of 20 years old by her estranged husband and manager Paul...
Music
Age 73
October 25, 1825 - June 3, 1899
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Johann Strauss II (also referred to as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger) was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas as well as a renown violinist. He composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, quadrille...
Music
Age 70
October 5, 1942 - February 27, 2013
Forest Lawn Memorial Park / Cypress / California / USA / North America
Richard Street was an American soul and R&B singer, most notable as a member of Motown vocal group The Temptations from 1971 to 1993. Street was the lead singer of an early Temptations predecessor, Otis Williams & the Distants, an...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
March 26, 1959 - October 24, 1989
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum / Malden / Massachusetts / USA / North America
“My wife’s been shot! I’ve been shot!” screamed Charles "Chuck" Stuart into his cell phone as he drove through the Mission Hill area of Boston. Paramedics responding to the call for help found that both Charles and his wif...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
December 18, 1959 - January 4, 1990
Woodlawn Cemetery / Everett / Massachusetts / USA / North America
“My wife’s been shot! I’ve been shot!” screamed Charles "Chuck" Stuart into his cell phone as he drove through the Mission Hill area of Boston. Paramedics responding to the call for help found that both Charles and his wif...
Show Business
Age 60
August 29, 1898 - August 6, 1959
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Preston Sturges was one of the more celebrated American playwright, screenwriter, and film director of the 1940s and early 1950s with films like “The Great McGinty,” “The Lady Eve,” “Sullivan's Travels,” “The Palm Be...
Show Business
Age 73
September 28, 1901 - October 13, 1974
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Ed Sullivan's ultimate claim to fame was that he hosted the longest running prime time variety show in the history of television. On camera his much imitate persona was that of a was that of a humorless, stone-faced emcee. Yet off...
Sports
Age 59
October 15, 1858 - February 2, 1918
Mount Calvary Cemetery / Roslindale / Massachusetts / USA / North America
John L. Sullivan was an American boxer recognized as the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing, de facto reigning from February 7, 1882, to September 7, 1892. He is also generally recognized as the last heavyweight champion ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 38
July 9, 1919 - December 22, 1957
New Calvary Cemetery / Mattapan / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Tommy Sullivan was a local light heavyweight sensation known for his almost mythical physical strength and a hard-charging, teeth-clenching, just-try-and-stop-me fighting style. Often heard hollering, “Come on, come on!” at hi...
Music
Age 86
September 10, 1922 - November 1, 2008
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Yma Sumac (pronounced Eema) was a Peruvian coloratura soprano who was one of the most famous exponents of exotica music during the 1950s. Sumac became an international success based on her extreme vocal range. It was often reporte...
Crime and their Victims
Age 42
May 4, 1823 - July 7, 1865
Mount Olivet Cemetery / Washington, D.C. / Washington, D.C. / USA / North America
Mary Surratt was American boarding house owner in Washington, D.C., in 1865 who was convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Sentenced to death, she was hanged and became the first ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 70
May 5, 1894 - July 9, 1964
Calvary Cemetery / Cleveland / Ohio / USA / North America
From 1935 to 1938, 12 bodies – some people say 13 - were dumped in the area known as Kingsbury Run, a creek bed that ran from East 90th Street and Kinsman Road to the Cuyahoga River. The victims included seven men and five women...
Show Business
Age 31
August 7, 1927 - January 21, 1959
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
"Alfalfa" was one of the most popular and best-remembered characters from the 1930s the Little Rascals and Our Gang short films. Failing to land substantial roles after the Our Gang series, Carl was shot and killed over a petty di...
Show Business
Age 75
April 19, 1898 - November 23, 1973
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Constance, along with her sisters Natalie and Norma, was the youngest of the trio of sisters who took Hollywood by storm in the early days of cinema, and made their family name, Talmadge, one of dynasty proportions in the town of ...
Show Business
Age 73
April 29, 1896 - June 19, 1969
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Unlike her more famous sisters, Constance and Norma, Natalie was an occasional silent film actress and wife of silent film actor and comedian Buster Keaton. She appeared in D.W. Griffith's Intolerance (1916), and Buster Keaton's O...
Show Business
Age 63
May 2, 1894 - December 24, 1957
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Norma Talmadge was one of the glamours stars of Hollywood's Golden Age of the 1920s. Beginning her stage career at the young age of 14, Norma went on to star in over 200 silent movies, winning the idolatry of millions of fans and ...