Purvis died from a gunshot wound to the head fired from the pistol given to him by fellow agents when he resigned from the FBI. A later investigation suggested that Purvis may have shot himself accidentally while trying to extract a tracer bullet jammed in the pistol. (29 February 1960)
There are 3001 births, 3023 deaths, 780 murders, 362 disasters and 1665 other events about 4697 people in 5296 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.