Man o’ War in his coffin. The most famous Thoroughbred died on November 1, 1947 at the age of 30 of an apparent heart attack. He was the first horse to be embalmed, and his casket was lined in his riding colors. Man o’ War’s funeral was broadcast internationally over the radio and over 2,000 people came to pay their final respects.
( 2014 & 2015 IN MEMORY OF † ♪♫♪♪ ROBIN GIBB ) - † ♪♫♪♪ Robin Hugh Gibb - Thursday, December 22, 1949 - 5' 9'' - Douglas, Isle of Man, UK (aged of 62) Died; Sunday, May 20, 2012 - Chelsea, London, England, UK. Cause of death; (colorectal cancer)
Mountain Man......Stephen Meek, was born on the 4th of July, 1805 in Virginia. At the age of 20 he entered the services of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company in St. Louis, Missouri. He left his moccasin tracks all over the West, from Yellowstone to the Arkansas. A free trapper he hired out with the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1835 and passed through the Umpqua region for the first time in 1836.