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Death of James Mason in a L.A. paper...

Item #689064

July 28, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 28, 1984

* James Mason death (1st report)

* English - Hollywood actor

* Best title to be had ?

The front page has a small photo of Mason with tiny heading: "James Mason Dies" Page 4 of section II has a two column heading: "Versatile Movie Star James Mason, 75, Dies" with related pictorial. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from ... See More  

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Virginia mention in 1666, and mention of the Great Plague...

Item #688502

July 30, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 30, 1666  An extremely early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun just one year prior in 1665 and is still publishing today. This is issue #74.

This issue has some desirable content. The front page has two mentions of the "New World", Virginia more specifically, in the very first paragraph: ... See More  

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Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #688267

November 23, 1963


* From the city where it happened

A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #688177

November 23, 1963


* From the city where it happened

A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of &q... See More  

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Ralph Greenleaf

Item #687916

March 16, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1950

* Ralph Greenleaf death w/ photo

* Pool & carom World champion

* "Babe Ruth of pocket billiards"

The top of page 31 has a one column heading: "RALPH GREENLEAF, POOL CHAMPION, 50" with subhead and photo. (see)

Complete with all 64 pages, rag edition in great condition.

wikipedia notes: Ralph Greenleaf was an American professiona... See More  

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Wall Street Bailout tentatively reached...

Death of beloved actor Paul Newman...

Item #687609

September 28, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 28, 2008

* Paul Newman's death report... in a Hollywood area newspaper

* $700-billion Wall Street bailout reached (tentative agreement)

The front page has: "Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008", followed by: "A leading man of film and philanthropy," which tell of the death of the beloved actor Paul Newman. Two photos are included. Additional photos ... See More  

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Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #686240

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.

You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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Death of Bette Davis in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #685591

October 08, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 8, 1989

* Bette Davis death (1st report)

* Hollywood movie - film actress

* Best title to be had ?

The bottom of the front has a two column heading: "Lavish Tributes Pour In for Film Star Bette Davis" with caption: "She Dies in Paris at 81" and photo. (see) More on pages 58 & 59. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capit... See More  

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Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809

* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine

The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

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Death of Andy Kaufman in a L.A. paper...

Item #683152

May 17, 1984


* Andy Kaufman death (1st report)

* American actor - performance artist

* Entertainer - professional wrestler

* Best title to be had ?

Page 3 has a two column heading: "KAUFMAN: Offbeat Comedian, TV Series Performer Dies at 36" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

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Death of George Washington...

Item #683104
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800  Near the back under the section headed: "Obituary, with Anecdotes, of Remarkable Persons" is the very historic report of the death of George Washington.

Beginning with the date of his death, the 14th, the obituary reads in part: ".... At his seat at Mount Vernon, in America, in his 68th year, after a short illness of about 2... See More  

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Louisa May Alcott's death report in a Boston women's suffrage journal...

Item #683073

March 10, 1888

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Mass., March 10, 1888

* Louisa May Alcott's death

* Day of her father's funeral

* Rare Women's suffrage periodical

Immediately following the detailed obituary of Louisa May Alcott's father is: "Louisa May Alcott is no more", it being the lead statement announcing her death which occurred on the same day as her father' fune... See More  

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Death of Alfred Hitchcock in a L.A. paper...

Item #682833

April 30, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 30, 1980

* Alfred Hitchcock death (1st report)

* "The Master of Suspense"

* Psychological thriller director

* Best title to be had ?

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Alfred Hitchcock, Master of Mystery Movies, Dies" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment i... See More  

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1916 Pancho Villa false death report...

Item #682647

April 11, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 11, 1916

* Pancho Villa false death headline

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid

The front page has a nice banner headline: "VILLA REPORTED DEAD" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This was a false report as Pancho Villa would live until 1923. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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A report on the Great Plague from 1666...

Item #682029

August 23, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 23, 1666

* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)

A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

At the bottom of the back page is a death report which ties it specifically to this significant year: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. The Tot... See More  

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Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967

* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more

Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 

Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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War action near the Red River... Death of Commodore Porter...

Item #681611

May 02, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Steele's Column" "The Advance of the Army of Arkansas Towards the Red River" "The Rebels Driven from Elkin's Ferry and Prairie de Anna" "Price and Marmaduke's Forces Outfought  & Outrun" "Interesting Virginia News" and more.

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Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...

Item #681378

October 17, 1990


* Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey

Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at nigh... See More  

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Death of John Hancock in his hometown newspaper...

Item #681123

October 09, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793 

* John Hancock death (1st report)

* Declaration of Independence signer

* 1st Massachusetts Governor

* From his hometown (rare)

Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock.

Contrast t... See More  

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Noel Pointer Obituary...

Item #680428

December 23, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 23, 1994

* Noel Pointer Obituary

*Jazz Violinist & Composer

*Sam Cooke's Soulful Legacy

Found on page A23 is the Obituary: Noel Pointer; Contemporary Jazz Violinist and Composer. Also present is an article on singer Sam Cooke's Legacy 30 years after his death.

Believed to be complete however, is being sold for described content. Nice condition.... See More  

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Death report from the Great Plague...

Item #680094

January 01, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 7, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar)  An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1666. This is issue #119.

The front page has a report from Norwich, England, reporting on the deaths from the Great Plague which was ravaging Europe at the time: "The Account of our bill of Mortality for this... See More  

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Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  

* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress

Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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Death of Patrick Henry...

Item #678713

June 26, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1799 

* Patrick Henry's death 

* 18th century original 

On page 2 under "Died" is an inconspicuous obituary that reads, in full: "In Virginia, the 6th inst. the Hon. PATRICK HENRY, Esq. one of the Envoys appointed the last Session of Congress, to treat with the French Republic".

The back page has the lyrics of a &... See More  

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Death of the printer & a proprietor...

Item #676867

December 05, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

All four pages have wide black mourning rules due to the death of the printer a proprietor off this newspaper.

Page 2 has mourning rules above & below the report: "Obituary" which begins: "Died on Tuesday the3d inst. at 6 o&... See More  

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Obituary of Benjamin Franklin...

Item #675450
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790 

* Benjamin Franklin death - obituary

The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & c... See More  

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Uriah Levy's death report... John Wilkes Booth perfoms on stage...

Item #675334

March 24, 1862


* Uriah P. Levy death (1st report)

* 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy

* American Civil War - Jews

* John Wilkes Booth performs

Perhaps the most notable content is the very brief, but historic page 3 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore, War of 1812 hero, and credited for abolishing the disci... See More  

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General Clarence L. Tinker obituary.... Hunting for Rickenbacker

Item #674883

October 25, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1942

* Death of General Clarence Tinker

* Still hunting for Rickenbacker

The front page has a one column headline: "FLIERS STILL HUNT FOR RICKENBACKER " with subheading: "Long-range Patrol Craft of Navy Find No Trace of Lost Army Plane in Pacific".

Page 20 contains an article titled: "TINKER'S DEATH EXPLAINED" with subheadin... See More  

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Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #673988

June 23, 1849

THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 

* James K. Polk death

* Best title to be had ?

All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk...". Page 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there.

Always nice to have a Pre... See More  

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Nat Goodwin's death report - famed actor and comedian...

Item #672987

January 31, 1919

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 31, 1919  The front page has a report headed: "NAT GOODWIN THE FAMOUS COMEDIAN DEAD - Given Chloroform Linament Accidentally by an Attendant and Failed to Stand the Shock". This tells of the tragic death of famed actor and comedian, Nathaniel Goodwin. See images for details.

Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day... See More  

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Donn Clendenon's and Charlie Williams' obituaries...

Item #672326

September 18, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 18, 2005

* Charlie Williams's and Donn Clendenon's obituaries

* MLB and Black Americana interest

Page B14 has: "Donn Clendenon, 70; Mets' 1969 World Series MVP" (for the "Miracle Mets), which tells of his recent death. A photo is included.

Directly above Clendenon's obituary is the death report of Charlie Williams which has the ... See More  

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Obituary of Sarah Vaughan... Jazz vocalist...

Item #672275

April 05, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 5, 1990

* Sarah Vaughan's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, "The Divine One"

* 4-time Grammy winner and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

Coverage begins on the front page with an image from the 1989 Grammy Awards, and continues on page A31 with an extensive article and photo. In a subsequent article headed: "Remembering 'Sas... See More  

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Obituary of Abbey Lincoln... Civil Rights Activist...

Item #672262

August 15, 2010

Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2010

* Abbey Lincoln's obituary

* American Jazz vocalist, songwriter & actress

* Civil Rights Activist 

The top half of pg. A39 has an obituary and death report with the heading: "Jazz singer championed civil rights", which is accompanied by 2 images depicting both her music and acting career. The coverage is quite extensive. See images ... See More  

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The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.

Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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Constance Baker Motley's obituary...

John Roberts is sworn in as Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Item #671604

September 30, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 2005  The front page has the full banner heading: "Roberts Is Sworn in as Chief Justice", which includes a small image of him. Additional coverage is on inside pages 12 and 13. Also noteworthy is the page B8 obituary of Constance Baker Motley, the first-ever black federal judge and a prominent civil rights leader, which also include a photo of her al... See More  

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Death of Robert Shaw in a L.A. paper...

Item #670591

August 28, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 28, 1978

* Robert Shaw death (1st report)

* British actor - playwright

* Jaws movie fame - Quint

The front page has a three column heading: "'Jaws' Star Robert Shaw Dies in Ireland" with photo. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry and on the front page.

Complete 1st section only with ... See More  

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Admiral David Farragut 1870 death...

Item #668968

August 15, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1870

* David Farragut death (1st report)

* United States Navy flag officer

* 1st rear admiral, vice admiral & admiral

* Battle of Mobile Bay - Civil War fame

The top of page has one column headings: "OBITUARY" "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, United States Navy" Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with... See More  

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Death of Charles Loring Elliott in 1868...

Item #668824

August 27, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 27, 1868 

* Charles Loring Elliott death

* American portrait painter

Page 9 has a report on the death of Charles Loring Elliott under: "Obituary" "Charles Loring Elliot" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, some spine wear, otherwise very nice.

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New York Times co-founder death...

Item #668498

June 19, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869

* Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report)

* New York Times co-founder - journalist

* "Godfather of the Republican Party"

Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice con... See More  

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The Great Fire of London...

Item #668440

September 24, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 

* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666.  Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspape... See More  

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London Transit Bombings... Evan Hunter (The Blackboard Jungle) death...

Item #668357

July 08, 2005


* The London Transit bombings of April 7, 2005

* Multiple photos and related articles

* Death report of Evan Hunter, author of "The Blackboard Jungle"

The front page has graphic photos and significant coverage of the London Transit Bombings under the full-banner heading: "Terrorists Strike in London", with a banner subheading: "At L
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Death reports of Chief Hummingbird & Governor De Witt Clinton...

Item #667084

February 23, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1828 

* Death report of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird

* Death report of New York Governor DeWitt Clinton

* B & O Railroad expands to include Pittsburgh, PA

Page 7 has a report of the death of Choctaw Chief Hummingbird, also known as General Hummingbird: "Died, on the 23d December, at his residence near the Choctaw agency, general Hu... See More  

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Death of Charlie Chaplin in a L.A. paper...

Item #666077

December 26, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 26, 1977

* Actor comedian Charlie Chaplin death (1st report)

* Silent film - movie era icon - "The Tramp"

* Best title to be had ?

The front page has a two column heading: "Charlie Chaplin, 88, the 'Little Tramp,' Dies in Sleep" with subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Much more on page 3. Nice to have this death report in a newspaper... See More  

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Death of Martha Washington...

Item #664355

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 

* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon

Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page,... See More  

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John Wanamaker's death report...

Item #664225

December 12, 1922

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 12, 1922.

* The death oh John Wanamaker

* Famed 19th century merchant and marketing pioneer

* One-time Postmaster General

The front page has: "JOHN WANAMAKER PASSES AWAY AT HOME IN PHILADELPHIA TODAY", with supporting text and a photo. Nice to have in a newspaper from the region.

Other news of the day, sports, and period advertising ar... See More  

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One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819


* Very rare & early publication

This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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Chiang Kai-Shek's death report...

Item #661516

December 15, 1936

THE SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Indiana, Dec. 15, 1936

* Chiang Kai-Shek's (Chiang Chung-cheng)

* Flse death report - Xi'an Incident

* 25-year leader if the Republic of China

* Future President of Taiwan

The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "CHIANG SLAIN, CHANG TELLS CHINA" with subhead and photo. First report coverage of the false death of the leader of the Rep... See More  

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Captain James Cook's third voyage, with his death report... The Revolutionary War...

Item #660196

July 01, 1780

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1780  The most notable content would be the rather lengthy: "A Summary Account of the Voyage, Undertaken by Oder of Government, in his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, Compiled from Authentic Papers & Revised by an Officer Returned from the Voyage...". This narrative takes 5 1/2 pages & includes the report of the death of ... See More  

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Death report of Isaac Hayes...

Item #660035

August 11, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 11, 2008

* The death report of Isaac Hayes

* Detailed coverage of the Summer Olympics

The front page has: Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008 - 'Black Moses' led pop to new ground," which tell of the death of Isaac Hayes, and includes a photo and supporting text. The article continues on pg. A12, which in dedicated to him in its entirety, and includes multiple phot... See More  

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Death of Curtis Mayfield... Albert Einstein - the "Man of the Century"...

Item #660030

December 27, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 27, 1999

* The "Man of the Century" selected

* Curtis Mayfield's death report and obituary

The front page has a small announcement regarding the death of singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield, which continues on page 23. Page 23 has a related small photo and a detailed obituary.

This issue also includes a feature article on "The Man of the Century... See More  

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