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 2648 births, 2269 deaths, 578 murders, 330 disasters and 1477 other events about 3898 people in 4552 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.