• 1. Overeating At A Feast Given In Your Honor

    Overeating At A Feast Given In Your Honor

    Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1751)

  • 2. Being Hit By A Canonball That Was Fired As A Salute To You

    Being Hit By A Canonball That Was Fired As A Salute To You

    John Kendrick (1794)

  • 3. Drowning In A Flood Of Beer (Or Being Injured In A Beer Flood) (Or Getting Alcohol Poisoning In A Beer Flood)

    Drowning In A Flood Of Beer (Or Being Injured In A Beer Flood) (Or Getting Alcohol Poisoning In A Beer Flood)

    London Beer Flood (1814)

  • 4. Sticking A Piece Of Whale Bone Through Your Urinary Tract To Clear A Blockage

    Sticking A Piece Of Whale Bone Through Your Urinary Tract To Clear A Blockage

    Gouverneur Morris (1816)

  • 5. Swinging A Baseball Bat So Hard That It Ruptures Your Bladder

    Swinging A Baseball Bat So Hard That It Ruptures Your Bladder

    Jim Creighton (1862)

  • 6. Accidentally Shooting Yourself In Court While Demonstrating To A Jury How Your Client’s Alleged Victim Might Have Accidentally Shot Himself

    Accidentally Shooting Yourself In Court While Demonstrating To A Jury How Your Client's Alleged Victim Might Have Accidentally Shot Himself

    Clement Vallandigham (1871)

  • 7. Being Poisoned, Shot In The Head, Shot Three More Times, Bludgeoned, Castrated, And Then Thrown Into A River Only For The Cause Of Death To Be Drowning

    Being Poisoned, Shot In The Head, Shot Three More Times, Bludgeoned, Castrated, And Then Thrown Into A River Only For The Cause Of Death To Be Drowning

    Grigori Rasputin (1916)

  • 8. Being Crushed Or Drowned By Molasses

    Being Crushed Or Drowned By Molasses

    Boston Molasses Disaster (1919)

  • 9. Being Hit By A Pitch

    Being Hit By A Pitch

    Ray Chapman (1920)

  • 10. Being Bit By A Monkey

    Being Bit By A Monkey

    Alexander I Of Greece (1920)

  • 11. Having Your Costume Set Ablaze By An Errant Disposed Match

    Having Your Costume Set Ablaze By An Errant Disposed Match

    Martha Mansfield (1923)

  • 12. Having Your Racecar’s Drive Chain Snap And Decapitate You

    Having Your Racecar's Drive Chain Snap And Decapitate You

    J. G. Parry-Thomas (1927)

  • 13. Having Your Long Scarf Get Caught In The Wheel Of The Car You Are Riding In, Thus Breaking Your Neck

    Having Your Long Scarf Get Caught In The Wheel Of The Car You Are Riding In, Thus Breaking Your Neck

    Isadora Duncan (1927)

  • 14. Committing Suicide In Prison Using A Bomb Made Out Of Playing Cards That Had A Flammable Chemical In Their Red Ink

    Committing Suicide In Prison Using A Bomb Made Out Of Playing Cards That Had A Flammable Chemical In Their Red Ink

    William Kogut (1930)

  • 15. Falling Down A Chimney Into The Furnace After Mistaking The Chimney For A Balcony

    Falling Down A Chimney Into The Furnace After Mistaking The Chimney For A Balcony

    Sirkka Sari (1939)

  • 16. Having A Stroke After Reading A Negative Premature Obituary Of Yourself

    Having A Stroke After Reading A Negative Premature Obituary Of Yourself

    Marcus Garvey (1940)

  • 17. Accidentally Torpedoing Your Own Ship

    Accidentally Torpedoing Your Own Ship

    HMS Trinidad (1942) and the USS Tang (1944)

  • 18. Being Crushed By Giant Stacks Of Newspapers, Books, And Other Large Items That You Have Been Hoarding

    Being Crushed By Giant Stacks Of Newspapers, Books, And Other Large Items That You Have Been Hoarding

    Langley Collyer (1947)

  • 19. Crashing Your Racecar When A Bird Flies Into Your Face

    Crashing Your Racecar When A Bird Flies Into Your Face

    Alan Stacey (1960)

  • 20. Having A Surfboard On Your Convertible Hit Another Car, Spin Around, And Break Your Neck

    Having A Surfboard On Your Convertible Hit Another Car, Spin Around, And Break Your Neck

    Worth Bingham (1966)
    (Obviously The Above Is Not The Actual Car)

  • 21. Being Electrocuted Onstage By A Live Microphone

    Being Electrocuted Onstage By A Live Microphone

    Leslie Harvey (1972)

  • 22. Drinking Yourself To Death With Carrot Juice

    Drinking Yourself To Death With Carrot Juice

    Basil Brown (1974)

  • 23. Being Crushed To Death Between A Moving Wall And A Stationary Wall In A Disneyland Ride

    Being Crushed To Death Between A Moving Wall And A Stationary Wall In A Disneyland Ride

    Deborah Gail Stone (1974)

  • 24. Laughing Yourself To Death Watching The Goodies

    Laughing Yourself To Death Watching The Goodies

    Alex Mitchell (1975)

  • 25. Being Poisoned By A Modified Umbrella

    Being Poisoned By A Modified Umbrella

    Georgi Markov (1978)

  • 26. Being Struck By A Flying Model Lawnmower At A New York Jets Halftime Show

    Being Struck By A Flying Model Lawnmower At A New York Jets Halftime Show

    John Bowen (1979)

  • 27. Achieving A High Score In The Video Game Berserk

    Achieving A High Score In The Video Game Berserk

    Jeff Dailey (1981)
    Peter Burkowski (1982)
    (Both boys were young and healthy but died of heart attacks after getting high scores. How there isn’t a horror movie about this is shocking.)

  • 28. Choking On An Eye Drop Bottle Cap

    Choking On An Eye Drop Bottle Cap

    Tennessee Williams (1983)

  • 29. Getting Hit In The Balls By A Tennis Ball

    Getting Hit In The Balls By A Tennis Ball

    Dick Wertheim (1983)
    (After being hit in the balls, Wertheim collapsed and hit his head on the pavement.)

  • 30. Being Crushed By Several 25-Pound Boxes Of Quarters When Braking Suddenly, While Driving A Brinks Truck

    Being Crushed By Several 25-Pound Boxes Of Quarters When Braking Suddenly, While Driving A Brinks Truck

    Hrand Arakelian (1986)

  • 31. Throwing Yourself Through A Window Trying To Illustrate That The Glass Is Unbreakable (In Fairness The Glass Didn’t Break, But Popped Out Of The Window Frame)

    Throwing Yourself Through A Window Trying To Illustrate That The Glass Is Unbreakable (In Fairness The Glass Didn't Break, But Popped Out Of The Window Frame)

    Gary Hoy (1993)

  • 32. Handcuffing Yourself To A Tree In A Remote Forest And Throwing The Key Out Of Reach

    Handcuffing Yourself To A Tree In A Remote Forest And Throwing The Key Out Of Reach

    Richard Sumner (2002)

  • 33. Playing Starcraft For Too Long

    Playing Starcraft For Too Long

    Lee Seung Seop (2005)

  • 34. Winning A Bet That You Could Have Continuous Sex With Two Women For 12 Hours Straight

    Winning A Bet That You Could Have Continuous Sex With Two Women For 12 Hours Straight

    Sergey Tuganov (2009)
    (The whole bottle of Viagra was probably a bad idea)

  • 35. Being Crushed In Your Car By A Rolling Bale Of Hay

    Being Crushed In Your Car By A Rolling Bale Of Hay

    Mike Edwards (2010)

  • 36. Riding Your Segway Off Of A Cliff

    Riding Your Segway Off Of A Cliff

    Jimi Heselden (2010)
    (Owner Of The Segway Motorized Scooter Company)