Famous People Who Died on September 30th in History

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.

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What Happened Today in History?

1882 Thomas Edison’s first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

1888 Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes

1927 Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season.

1947 – The World Series, featuring the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, is televised for the first time.

1955 Film star James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24.

1972 Roberto Clemente records the 3,000th and final hit of his career.


347-420 Saint Jerome, translator of the Vulgate Bible

1714-1770 George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain

1843-1888 Elizabeth Stride, widely believed to be the third victim of Jack the Ripper

1842-1888 Catherine Eddowes, widely believed to be the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper

1931-1955 James Dean, American actor

1902-1973 Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author

1924-1977 Mary Ford, American singer (Les Paul and Mary Ford)

1946-1988 Al Holbert, American race car driver and team owner

1953-1998 Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player

1944-2003 Robert Kardashian, Armenian-American lawyer for O J Simpson, he was the father of Kourtney Kardashian, Kimberly “Kim” Kardashian Humphries, Khloe Kardashian Odom, and Robert Kardashian Jr.

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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