Beverly Eckert died in the crash of Flight 3407 while on her way to award a scholarship in honor of her husband, who was killed in the events of 9/11.
In 1984, British comedian Tommy Cooper had a heart attack and died on live television. The audience all assumed it was part of his act and laughed/applauded during his final moments.
A tax auditor in Finland died at his desk, and despite there being 100 staff on the same floor in the department no-one realized he was dead for 2 days.
There is a gypsy tribe in India that celebrates death as one of the happiest events in their lives, while treating births as occasions of great grief.
When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go.
There is a rare mental disorder in which the sufferer is convinced that he or she is dead.
There have been two known fatalities of people suffocating on marshmallows playing Chubby Bunny. So to date Chubby Bunny has killed more in the US than Ebola.
One twin from a premature birth was declared clinically dead, came back to life after laying on his mother’s chest for two hours.
A 19 year old boy was killed after running a stop sign and being hit by a semi truck. The boy was out that night stealing stop signs.
The French mathematician, Abraham de Moivre, predicted the date of his own death by noticing he slept an extra 15 minutes each day.