Show Business
Age 73
December 6, 1900 - April 30, 1974
Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery / Dayton / Ohio / United States / North America
Agnes Moorehead was an American actress whose 41-year career included work in radio, stage, film, and television. She is best known for her role as Endora on the television series Bewitched, but she also had notable roles in films...
Age 43
December 30, 1939 - April 17, 1983
Woodlawn Cemetery / The Bronx / New York / USA / North America
Felix Pappalardi was once a big name. Born in The Bronx on Dec. 30, 1939, and classically trained, he’d been a regular among the Greenwich Village folk crowd in the mid-’60s, first as an arranger for singer-songwriters like To...
Age 43
April 1, 1891 - April 28, 1934
Holly Ridge Cemetery / Holly Ridge / Mississippi / USA / North America
Small in stature but a giant blues talent, the often stubborn and rude (he was married 8 times) Charley Patton was the most influential artist of the first blues generation. And while there are no guitars, homes, autographs and on...
Age 71
September 30, 1870 - April 17, 1942
Le Panthéon / Paris / France / Europe
Jean Baptiste Perrin was a French physicist who, in his studies of the Brownian motion of minute particles suspended in liquids, verified Albert Einstein’s explanation of this phenomenon and thereby confirmed the atomic nature o...
Business and Finance
Age 82
December 7, 1801 - April 4, 1884
Spring Grove Cemetery / Cincinnati / Ohio / USA / North America
William Procter was an English-born American industrialist and candlemaker who was the co-founder of Procter & Gamble Company in 1837, along with James Gamble. William Procter came to New York City in 1830 after his London woolens...
Age 94
March 16, 1903 - April 9, 1997
New Crown Cemetery / New Crown Cemetery / Indiana / USA / North America
One of a few pre-war blues artist to continue performing into the 1990s, Yank Rachell was the primary exponent of the blues mandolin.
Age 69
September 30, 1917 - April 2, 1987
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Beyond his flamboyant, sometimes volatile character, beyond his classic wardrobe and his status as the preferred guest on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Buddy Rich was a magnificent drummer. His recording and performing resum...
Crime and their Victims
Age 8
June 9, 2004 - April 15, 2013
Cedar Grove Cemetery / Dorchester Center / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Martin Richard was the youngest of three victims killed by two domestic terrorists who detonated two homemade improvised explosive devices near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013. He was described by a family friend, "...
Show Business
Age 94
August 13, 1904 - April 21, 1999
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Charles (or Buddy to his friends) Rogers, was an American actor / handsome leading man and band leader who starred in ''Wings'' (1927), the first film to win an Academy Award, and who later married Mary Pickford, ''America's Sweet...
Show Business
Age 93
September 23, 1920 - April 6, 2014
Hollywood Forever Cemetery / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Star of stage, screen and television Mickey Rooney was know for his energy, charisma, versatility and longivity who died with only $18,000 to his name. During his lifetime he racked up over 300 television and movie roles, 8 marria...
Writers and Poets
Age 74
June 21, 1905 - April 15, 1980
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of th...
Writers and Poets
Age 52
April 26, 1564 - April 23, 1616
Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon / Stratford-upon-Avon / United Kingdom / Europe
William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. His early plays were primarily comedies and histories and are regar...
Crime and their Victims
Age 46
December 29, 1923 - April 6, 1970
Knollwood Cemetery / Mayfield Heights / Ohio / USA / North America
Dr. Sam Sheppard was an attractive and well-liked doctor who tended to hundreds of patients throughout his career at Bay View Hospital in Ohio. In the early morning hours of July 4, 1954 the nightmare began for the Sheppard family...
Age 46
March 21, 1924 - April 24, 1970
Burr Oak Cemetery / Alsip / Illinois / USA / North America
Arguably the most important pianist of the postwar Chicago blues scene, Otis Spann started playing piano at the age of seven, with some instruction from local piano players in his native Jackson. By 1944 he was playing in local ba...
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...