Profession: Murder victim
Why Famous: Was the victim of a grotesque and much-publicized murder in 1947. Known as the "Black Dahlia".
- 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") found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California