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Another Kennedy gone - 1999 - JFK Jr with his wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy & sister-in-law Lauren tragically died in a plane crash piloted by JFK just off the coast of Martha's Vineyard while on route to his cousin Rory's wedding.
Jack Brutus was the official mascot for Company K of the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Unlike Sergeant Stubby, Jack was never in the action nor had a rank. He died in 1898 of spinal troubles and other complications.
Magnificent Seven: LIFE With America's Mercury Astronauts
Remembering Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov (right) is seen here with Yuri Gargarin. Komarov piloted the Soyuz 1 mission on April Komarov perished upon impact when the parachutes that were supposed to slow his capsule's return to Earth failed.
These Mini Horses and Their Toddler Friends May Be the Cutest Thing Ever Published in LIFE
Among his landmark early addresses, King’s speech that day — now known as “Give Us the Ballot” speech —urged President Eisenhower and members of Congress to protect the most basic rights of democracy for all American citizens.