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Langston Hughes

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  May 22, 2017

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Langston Hughes was one of the first innovators of...

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

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Ancient Greeks and Romans placed a coin in the mouth of the deceased as payment to the ferryman Charon for passage across the river Styx to the afterlife.

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

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Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Ned Garver

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

Bob Sheridan

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

Dane R. Balcon

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

Willie Evans

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

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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