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A newspaper article and illustration about the pioneering women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, published in the Denver Post (Denver, Colorado), 27 October 1902. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jackie Robinson & Rosa Parks Obituaries.”

A newspaper obituary for Alex Haley, author of the novel “Roots,” published in the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 11 February 1992. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Remembering Alex Haley: ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte & Genealogy.”

April 12, 1945 Death: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the longest serving president in American history, of a cerebral hemorrhage (3:45 PM) in Warm Springs, Georgia, three months into his fourth term and less than one month before the surrender of Germany.

Princess Grace of Monaco died in a car accident on September 14, 1982. The front page story in the Philadelphia Inquirer, her hometown newspaper. [Grace Kelly 1929-1982]

On George Washington's funeral... Front page report of his death... COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston, January 8, 1800 newspaper...

1913 headline display newspaper DEATH of JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN famous financier

Gilded Age financier, philanthropist, art collector, J. P. Morgan, (1837-1913) obituary announcement, March, c.1913. On cover of the Lewiston Evening Journal, Maine. ~~ (Stephen A. Goldman Historical Newspapers) ~~ {cwl}