Famous People Born in 1887
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profile name: Georgia O'Keeffe profile occupation: Painter
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profile name: Marcus Garvey profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist
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profile name: Marc Chagall profile occupation: Illustrator, Painter
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profile name: Le Corbusier profile occupation: Architect, Artist
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profile name: Alvin C. York profile occupation: Folk Hero, Warrior
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profile name: Erwin Schrödinger profile occupation: Scholar, Physicist
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Whether by sword, axe or guillotine, death by beheading was historically considered the most humane form of death sentence—as long as the executioner was swift, strong and good at hitting his mark. While the practice was never legally supported in the United States, we do give the method a nod in this country whenever we use the term "capital punishment"; the word "capital" is derived from the Latin "capitalis," which translates to "of the head." Here are some of the most famous victims of this gruesome form of execution.
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In 1962, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time, the Rolling Stones was started in London. Named after the Muddy Waters song "Rollin' Stone," the original band included frontman Mick Jagger, guitarists Keith Richards and Brian Jones, bassist Bill Wyman, drummer Charlie Watts and pianist Ian Stewart. Guitarist Ron Wood joined Jagger, Richards and Watts in 1975. The Stones, in their various incarnations, have rocked on for more than 50 years, selling more than 200 million albums worldwide. Here's a look at the musicians who critics and fans alike have dubbed the "World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band."
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