Abraham Lincoln embraced embalming, starting a uniquely American tradition in funerals.
Posts tagged: Funerals
Hollywood star Jimmy Cagney was born 17 July 1899. Yes, that’s right — born in 1899.
Kim Jong-il had his state funeral today, complete with screams, retching, and his body perched on a Lincoln Continental. Here’s the video.
Per her own request!”The service was scheduled to begin at 2 PM but at Miss Taylor’s request
started late. Miss Taylor had left instructions that it was to begin at
least 15 minutes later than publicly scheduled, with the announcement,
‘She even wanted to be late for her own funeral.'”See our biography of Elizabeth Taylor >>