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 2799 births, 2625 deaths, 669 murders, 344 disasters and 1554 other events about 4284 people in 4881 places until today.
Birth(+)Fact(x)Death(-) Calendar is an ongoing project since 1985 by DDV.