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Claim To Fame : Victims of crime and disaster

496 memorials found


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Sharon Marie Tate

24 Jan 1943 – 9 Aug 1969

Actress, Murder Victim. Sharon Tate was the daughter of Army...

Jennie Wade

21 May 1843 – 3 Jul 1863

Civil War Figure. Born Mary Virginia Wade, she was known by her...

Stanford White

7 Nov 1853 – 25 Jun 1906

Architect, decorator and designer. Tastemaker for the era of...

Jose E. Menendez

6 May 1944 – 20 Aug 1989

Murder Victim. While watching television with his wife,

Kitty Menendez

14 Oct 1941 – 20 Aug 1989

Murder Victim. While watching television with her husband,

Johnny Stompanato, Jr

9 Oct 1925 – 4 Apr 1958

Murder victim. Stabbed to death by Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl...

Abigail Anne Folger

11 Aug 1943 – 9 Aug 1969

Coffee Heiress, Manson Family Murder Victim. Abigail Anne Folger...

Ronald Lyle Goldman

2 Jul 1968 – 12 Jun 1994

Murder Victim. He and a casual friend, Nicole Brown Simpson, were...

Nicole Brown Simpson

19 May 1959 – 12 Jun 1994

Murder Victim. She and a casual friend, Ronald Goldman, were...

Boston Massacre Victims

unknown – 5 Mar 1770

Burial site for the Victims of the Boston Massacre, March 5,...

Dred Scott

1799 – 17 Sep 1858

Slavery Figure. He was the center figure in the 1857 "Dred Scott"...

Catherine Eddowes

14 Apr 1842 – 30 Sep 1888

Victim of Jack the Ripper. She was the fourth of five confirmed...

Elizabeth Gustafsdotter Stride

27 Nov 1843 – 30 Sep 1888

Victim of Jack the Ripper. At the age of 44, she was the third...

Mary Ann “Polly” Walker Nichols

26 Aug 1845 – 31 Aug 1888

Victim of Jack the Ripper. At the age of 43, she was the first of...

Mary Jane Kelly

25 Aug 1863 – 9 Nov 1888

Victim of Jack the Ripper. At the age of 25, she was the fifth...

Matthew Spellman Eappen

24 May 1996 – 9 Feb 1997

Murder Victim. He was killed by his nanny, Louise Woodward, a...

Elizabeth “Lisa” Launders Steinberg

14 May 1981 – 4 Nov 1987

Murder Victim. She died of extreme child abuse and torture over...

Branch Davidian Memorial

28 Feb 1993 – 19 Apr 1993

Memorial Site for the victims of the Branch Davidian tragedy. The...

Albert Weinshenker

23 Dec 1893 – 14 Feb 1929

Organized Crime Figure. He was a victim of the infamous "Saint...

USS Serpens Memorial

unknown – 29 Jan 1945

On June 15, 1949, the largest group burial at Arlington National...

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