The death of Jack Daniel

October 10, 1911 Lynchburg, Tennessee Jack Daniel, whiskey magnate, dies of blood poisoning A legend surrounding Daniel's death involves his safe. According to legend, he would often forget the combination and, in frustration, would kick it. One of these kicks in 1906 is said to have injured his toe, causing him to walk with a…

While he lived he was alive (grave)

August 28, 1997 Tennessee Rev. John Paul Carter dies Though I could find no information on the deceased Reverend, his epitaph "while he lived he was alive" brings a smile to my face. Horrific history from today: 1926: Man dies of wounds following gun attack (2017) 1929: Explosion kills family (2017) 1933: 2 dead after…