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August 1, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Jim Reeves and Dean Manuel’s bodies were found in the wreckage of an aircraft and, at 1:00 p.m. local time, radio stations across the United [...]

October 12, 1997

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On this day in 1997, John Denver, an avid amateur pilot, was the victim of a fatal plane crash. The airplane he was flying had a fuel selection valve behind the pilot’s [...]

September 19, 2008

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On this day in 2008, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM were seriously injured in a jet crash that killed four other people on board. The plane hurtled off the end of [...]

March 19, 1982

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      On this day in 1982, Randy Rhoads was killed in a plane crash. Black Sabbath was touring in Florida and had stayed the night at a farm in Leesburg. [...]

March 18, 1965

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On this day in 1965, a tractor-trailer carrying 15 tons of bananas through Pennsylvania lost control and crashed into cars, telephone poles, and houses on its way down a [...]

October 29, 1971

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Today in 1971, Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band died in a motorcycle accident. Duane, who was just weeks shy of his 25th birthday, was rising his motorcycle in [...]
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