You are 22 years and 46 days old today.
You’ve outlived Christy Henrich by more than a month. She was a world-class gymnast who had a balance beam leap named after her. She died of multiple organ failure from anorexia on July 26, 1994, when you were 7 years old.
You are 21 years and 351 days old today.
You’ve outlived Matthew Shepard by more than a month. He was a college student whose murder by homophobes led to improved hate crimes legislation. He died of murder by beating on October 12, 1998, when you were 11 years old.
You are 14 years and 180 days old today.
You’ve outlived Peter II of Russia by more than 2 months. He was the tsar of Russia (1727-30). He died of smallpox on January 30, 1730, 266 years before you were born.
Of course; I get the diseased old guy.
You are 19 years and 200 days old today.
You’ve outlived Joan of Arc by about 2 months. She was a French heroine who was burned at the stake by the English in 1431 and canonized in 1920. She died by execution on May 30, 1431, 559 years before you were born.
You are 17 years and 198 days old today.
You’ve outlived Krissy Taylor by about 5 months. She was a teen model known for her girl-next-door looks and cover shoots with older sister Niki. She died of right ventricular dysplasia on July 2, 1995, when you were 3 years old.
You are 17 years and 276 days old today.
At your exact age, Thomas Chatterton died of suicide by arsenic. He was a poet and literary forger who claimed to have found the work of a fifteenth-century monk.
You are 16 years and 272 days old today.
You’ve outlived Tara Correa-McMullen by about 4 months. She was a teen actress featured in TV’s “Judging Amy” and the film “Rebound” with Martin Lawrence. She died of murder by gunshot on October 21, 2005, when you were 12 years old.
You are 16 years and 4 days old today.
You’ve outlived King Edward VI of England by more than 3 months. He was the king of England (1547-1553) who was crowned at age 9 and reigned primarily via advisors. He died of tuberculosis on July 6, 1553, 441 years before you were born.
You are 19 years and 247 days old today.
You’ve outlived Secretariat by about 2 months. He was a thoroughbred race horse who won the triple crown in 1973. He died by euthanasia after laminitis on October 4, 1989, 1 year before you were born.
You are 25 years and 177 days old today.
At your exact age, Scott La Rock died of murder by gunshot. He was a social worker and hip-hop DJ who founded Boogie Down Productions with KRS-One and D-Nice.