Show Business
Age 81
January 31, 1921 - April 7, 2002
Riverside National Cemetery / Riverside / California / USA / North America
John Agar was an American film and television actor best known for starring alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. Insecure in his acting ability (with just cause, critics w...
Age 81
February 15, 1905 - April 23, 1986
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Harold Arlen was an American composer writing over 500 songs, several known worldwide. Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Some of his best known work includes "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather...
Crime and their Victims
Age 26
May 10, 1838 - April 26, 1865
Green Mount Cemetery / Baltimore / Maryland / USA / North America
John Wilkes Booth was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 1865.
Age 63
May 7, 1833 - April 3, 1897
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Johannes Brahms was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the mid-Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, he spent much of his professional life in Vienna. Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber en...
Age 30
November 9, 1949 - April 28, 1980
Greenlawn Cemetery / Spartanburg / South Carolina / USA / North America
Tommy Caldwell was a founding member and the bassist for The Marshall Tucker Band between 1973 and 1980. Caldwell composed several of their songs and played bass, percussion, guitar, as well as contributing backup vocals, though h...
Crime and their Victims
Age 29
May 3, 1983 - April 15, 2013
Oak Grove Cemetery / Medford / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old Medford, Massachusetts native, was one of three people killed in the April 15, 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line. She was a graduate of Medford High School and attended the University...
Age 30
March 27, 1905 - April 29, 1935
Floral Park Cemetery / Indianapolis / Indiana / USA / North America
Leroy Carr, together with Scrapper Blackwell are arguably the two most underrated blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s. What is undeniable is the two together created some of the most recorded blues classics including How Long, ...
Age 21
October 3, 1938 - April 17, 1960
Forest Lawn Memorial Park / Cypress / California / USA / North America
Eddie Cochran was an American rock and roll musician and songwriter with such hits as "Twenty Flight Rock", "Summertime Blues", "C'mon Everybody" and "Somethin' Else", captured teenage frustration and desire in the mid-1950s and e...
Business and Finance
Age 75
March 22, 1822 - April 23, 1897
Rosedale Cemetery / Montclair / New Jersey / USA / North America
Samuel Colgate, son of the found of Colgate William Colgate, was an American manufacturer and philanthropist, born in New York City. He became widely known as a soap maker, and the manufacturing operation he built in Jersey City d...
Crime and their Victims
Age 26
January 3, 1986 - April 18, 2013
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery / Peabody / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Three days after the horrific Boston Marathon Bombings in April 2013 and with the two perpetrators still at large, Officer Sean Collier was on patrol on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) when the two pe...
Age 27
December 22, 1946 - April 25, 1974
Fairhaven Memorial Park / Santa Ana / California / USA / North America
Pamela Courson was a long-term companion of Jim Morrison, singer of the Doors. Courson stated she discovered Morrison's body in the bathtub of a Paris apartment in 1971. On April 25, 1974, Courson died of a heroin overdose on the ...
Age 46
May 15, 1859 - April 19, 1906
Le Panthéon / Paris / France / Europe
Pierre Curie was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity, and radioactivity. In 1903, he received the Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Curie, and Henri Becquerel.
Show Business
Age 90
March 15, 1921 - April 20, 2011
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Madelyn Pugh Davis was a television writer who became known in the 1950s for her work on the famous 'I Love Lucy' television series. Madelyn and her writing partner Bob Carroll Jr. are credited with helping create the 'Lucy' chara...
Writers and Poets
Age 78
January 9, 1908 - April 14, 1986
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Simone de Beauvoir was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both femini...
Age 31
January 6, 1947 - April 21, 1978
Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium / Putney, London / England / Europe
Sandy Denny has been described as the pre-eminent British folk rock singer who was successful as a solo artist and as the lead singer of the British folk rock band Fairport Convention. For most fans of classic rock, she is remembe...