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Bon Scott (Photo by Fin Costello/Redferns)

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  February 19, 2017

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Bon Scott was the face of the hard rock band AC/DC...

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Japan has one of the highest cremation rates in the world - 99.9% (compared to approximately 40% in the United States).

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
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It’s often in the obituaries where an everyday couple’s great romance is finally told.

Did You Know?

There are more than 200 euphemisms for death in the English language, from 'shuffled off this mortal coil' to 'with the ancestors'.

Funny Obituaries

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

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Jill Saward

Rape victim became an advocate for victims of sexual assault

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

Willie Evans

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

Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

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

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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