Here are some of the famous people who have died on November 1st, All Saints Day
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
1499-1546 – Giulio Romano was an Italian painter/architect, style was sixteenth century Mannerisms.
1598-1642 – Jean Nicole was a French explorer, noted for exploring Green Bay which is now Wisconsin. In retrospect, NFL fans can thank him for the Green Bay Packers.
1601-1678 – William Coddington was the first Governor of Rhode Island. He had Quaker meetings in his home.
1925-1950– Griselio Torresola attempted to assassinate President Truman, was rewarded with a fatal shot to his head.
1888-1955 – Dale Carnegie was an American writer who specialized in courses in self-improvement. How To Win Friends and Influence People was one of his most famous books.
1918-1976– Oscar Beregi Jr was an actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City) He played a part in many great shows including “The Untouchables” and “The Twilight Zone”.
1896-1979 – Mamie Eisenhower was the First Lady of the United States; she was the wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
1911-1985– Phil Silvers was a comedic actor-best known for The Phil Silvers show where he played Sergeant Bilko.
1920-1986– Paul Frees was the animation voice of Bullwinkle. He was also the voice in the “Haunted House” attraction at Disneyland.
1920-1994 – Syd Dernley was “the Last British Hangman”. He participated in 20 hangings.
1915-2007 – Paul Tibbets was a US Air Force retired Brigadier General; he was the pilot of Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. He dropped the bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
1922-2008 – Jacques Piccard was a famous Swiss ocean explorer -he is one of two people to explore the deepest depths of the ocean.
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