An unflattering gravestone

April 11, 1996 Arizona Mona Herold Vanni dies, and a scathing epitaph left by her children on her gravestone Though the history behind Mona’s gravestone hasn’t been verified, one Redditor claiming to be the Jackie on the headstone wrote this, verbatim, of her mother: “I am the Jackie on Mona Herald Vanni's tombstone. I had…

The death of Jesse James

April 3, 1882 St. Joseph, Missouri Outlaw Jesse James is shot in the back by a member of his gang who wished to claim the reward money issued against James Robert Ford, James’ murderer, was a new recruit to the James gang and had met secretly with the governor of Missouri against James. Ford waited…

The grave of Johnny Appleseed

March 18, 1845 Fort Wayne, Indiana John Chapman, known as the folklore hero Johnny Appleseed, dies at 70 Chapman is best remembered for introducing apples to the frontier, including large areas in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania. Additionally, he was a missionary, conservationist, and environmentalist. He never married and became a vegetarian in the later…