Famous People Who Died on February 26
Jimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Activist / 1938 - 1965
Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed by an Alabama state trooper in 1965; his death inspired a civil rights demonstration that led to the Voting Rights Act.
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