On 16 October 1793, #MarieAntoinette, the widow of Louis XVI, was executed at the guillotine in the Place de la Revolution in Paris – she was 37. Here is a newspaper story published on 28 October 1793 that reports on her execution.
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.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/elizabeth-cady-stanton-jackie-robinson-rosa-parks-obituaries.html
A newspaper article about the death of singer and actor Bing Crosby, published in the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 15 October 1977. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Cole Porter, Bing Crosby & Leonard Bernstein: News & Obituaries.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/cole-porter-bing-crosby-leonard-bernstein-news-obituaries.html
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.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/remembering-alex-haley-roots-kunta-kinte-genealogy.html