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Audrey Hepburn (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  January 20, 2017

Died January 20  ›

Audrey Hepburn remains an icon of unparalleled style...

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Some Chinese funeral attendees are given a red thread, which they tie around their front doorknob to ward off bad luck.

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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U.S. military tradition calls for a three-volley salute at a veteran’s funeral. A rifle party fires blank cartridges three times.

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Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Willie Evans

Buffalo football star whose 1958 team refused to play in a bowl game banning black players

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

Jill Saward

Rape victim became an advocate for victims of sexual assault

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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