Elizabeth Short

Murder victim Elizabeth Short Full Name: Elizabeth Short
Nationality: American

Profession: Murder victim
Why Famous: Was the victim of a grotesque and much-publicized murder in 1947. Known as the "Black Dahlia".

Born: July 29, 1924
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Died: January 15, 1947 (aged 22)
Cause of Death: Murder

Historical Events in the Life of Elizabeth Short

  • 1947-01-09 Elizabeth "Betty" Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
  • 1947-01-15 The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.

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