I was amazed to see all the famous people that have died on their birthdate. The list was bigger than I thought it would be. Here are some of the more notables.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1616. He died on his 52nd Birthday.
Newly Identified Portrait Of William Shakespeare Is Unveiled
LONDON - MARCH 09: A painting of William Shakespeare which is believed to be the only authentic image of Shakespeare made during his life is unveiled by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust on March 9, 2009 in London, England. The recently discovered painting, which is believed to date from around 1610, depicts Shakespeare in his mid-forties. The portrait is due to go on display at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 23, 2009. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Ingrid Bergman was born on August 29 and she died on August 29, 1982 at the age of 67. The actress won Three Academy Awards.
Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (1915 - 1982), circa 1970. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Betty Friedan. She was the co-founder of the National Organization for Women. She died on her 85th birthday, February 4, 2006.
Reading Of The U.S. Constitution
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 1: Author Betty Friedan attends a reading of the U.S. Constitution at Cooper Union for the People For the American Way Foundation September 1, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Junior, the son of the former president died on his birthday August 17, 1988 at the age of 74. Below is a picture of his father, the four-term president.
circa 1920: American Statesman, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882 - 1945), later the 32nd President of the United States. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Mike Douglas. He was a daytime TV show host that helped introduce Barbra Streisand and Aretha Franklin. He died at the age of 81 on his birthday, august 11, 2006.
"The Mike Douglas Show"
CIRCA 1972: Studio portrait of American television talk show host Mike Douglas, sitting in front of a white door with his head turned to the camera, early 1970s. He wears a red sweater over a white turtleneck. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Merle Haggard, famous country singer died on his birthday, April 6, 2016. He was 79. He had 36 number one hits. He was also married five times.
2015 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival - Day 1
INDIO, CA - APRIL 24: Musician Merle Haggard performs onstage during day one of 2015 Stagecoach, California's Country Music Festival, at The Empire Polo Club on April 24, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Stagecoach)
Mel Street was a country singer in the 70's. He took his own life on his 43rd birthday October 21, 1978.
Committed suicide in 1978
George Kelly Barnes, better known as Gangster Machine Gun Kelly was born on July 18, 1895. He died of a heart attack on his 59th birthday in 1954. He died in Alcatraz Prison where he had been for 21 years. In prison he was known as Pop Gun Kelly for the big stories he would tell and the fact that he was not anything like what the FBI made him out to be.