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Maybelle Carter

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  October 23, 2017

Died October 23  ›

Maybelle Carter brought the joyful songs of her family...

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

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One of only 2 MLB pitchers to win 20 games on a team that lost more than 100 games.

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Entered heaven at the age of 89. His last words: "I am ready to go dancing and romancing."

Bob Sheridan

Beloved grandfather who appreciated family, humor, and good automobiles.

Hobert Nelson

The sketch artist they called "The cop who caught crooks with his pencil, not his gun"

Dane R. Balcon

Army specialist tragically died in Iraq; his legacy lives on in memorial scholarship fund

Louise A. Hutchinson

Reporter was the first woman to overnight at the South Pole.

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Where there is love there is life.
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