Celebrities We Lost In 2020

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This year saw the deaths of many brilliant actors, musicians, filmmakers, activists, and more. Despite their passing, their memories live on in their work. Whether they were known for writing a classic song or starring in a hilarious show, these celebrities were all lost in 2020 and will be dearly missed... 

Naya Rivera

On July 8th, the world lost Glee actress Naya Rivera in a fatal boating incident. The star had been out on a boat with her four-year-old son in California when she tragically passed away in an accidental drowning. Her son was safely asleep on the boat at the time. There are ongoing investigations regarding the incident.

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg

This year saw the death of esteemed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. She served on the court from 1993 until her death day of September 18, 2020. Appointed by Bill Clinton, Ruth is best remembered for her work regarding women's rights. 

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The More You Know

  • The television was invented only two years after the invention of sliced bread.
  • Commercial flights were allowed to fly any course to their destination and would often detour over points of interest. This ended in 1956 when two planes crashed mid-flight over the Grand Canyon.
  • The Japanese created a smoke alarm for those who can't hear, which pumps super-spicy wasabi mist into the air to alert them.
  • The smallest unit of measurement in the universe is the Planck length.
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