1994 – Kurt Cobain of the band Nirvana dies in Sea… Read more

1994 – Kurt Cobain of the band Nirvana dies in Sea…

1994 – Kurt Cobain of the band Nirvana dies in Seattle of an apparently self-inflicted shotgun wound. He was 27. Cobain had nearly died from an overdose of painkillers and champagne in early March while Nirvana was touring Europe. Cobain is survived by his wife Courtney Love of the band Hole and their two-year-old daughter […]

1970 – Jimi Hendrix is found dead from barbiturate… Read more

1970 – Jimi Hendrix is found dead from barbiturate…

1970 – Jimi Hendrix is found dead from barbiturate overdose. The Jimi Hendrix Experience is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 and Hendrix is posthumously voted a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992. Jimi Hendrix Jimi HendrixAKA Johnny Allen Hendrix Born: 27-Nov-1942 Birthplace: Seattle, WA Died: 18-Sep-1970 Location of death: […]

1967 – The Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies of a… Read more

1967 – The Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies of a…

1967 – The Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies of an accidental drug overdose. Whilst on retreat with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the Beatles learn that Brian Epstein has died from a sleeping-pill overdose. The Maharishi rationalizes their manager’s death by explaining that it’s “not important,” as it exists only on the physical plane. Epstein was […]