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 3290 births, 3769 deaths, 1093 murders, 487 disasters and 1934 other events about 5594 people in 6170 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.