Kipling's death had in fact previously been incorrectly announced in a magazine, to which he wrote, "I've just read that I am dead. Don't forget to delete me from your list of subscribers." (18 January 1936)
There are 2513 births, 1975 deaths, 481 murders, 311 disasters and 1287 other events about 3576 people in 4122 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.