Grave Marker- Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees). Ruth rests with his second wife, Claire, on a hillside in Section 25 at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York. (More go to: http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/august/16.html)
Scene from "Howards End" Dialogue of Henry Wilcox "Ruth’s last wish when she dies is scribbled on a piece of scrap paper on her death bed: Howards End should go to her new friend, Miss Margaret Schlegel." Her husband Henry and children are understandably baffled by this request, and a little angry. " Why would she leave the house to someone outside the family?" Her daughter Evie rips the paper up and tosses it into the fire.
A 16mm film shot by posse member Ted Hinton just minutes after Bonnie and Clyde were fatally ambushed by officers near Gibsland, Louisiana, on May 23, 1934. The so-called "Death Car" was released to its owner, Ruth Warren of Topeka, Kansas, only after she filed a lawsuit against the sheriff.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Birth: Feb. 6, 1895 Baltimore Baltimore County Maryland, USA Death: Aug. 16, 1948 New York New York County New York, USA Cause of death: Throat Cancer Burial: Gate of Heaven Cemetery Hawthorne Westchester County New York, USA Plot: Section 25, plot 1115, in the center of graves 3 and 4