1956: Jackson Pollock MARY ALTAFFER Aug 8, 2019 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save In 1956, abstract painter Jackson Pollock, 44, died in an automobile accident on Long Island, New York. MARY ALTAFFER Tags Wire Timegoggles As featured on +16 Highlights from history: August 11 Highlights from major events that happened around the world on this day in history. Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular ISU grad a 'rising star' of court reporting Road closure: Towanda Barnes Public safety: 3 face cocaine charges in McLean County Remains of man missing for 22 years found — thanks to Google Earth 'Oh, my God': Pontiac furniture store, ambulance building burn View All Promotions promotion 🍕 Food & drink lover? We've got the perfect newsletter for you! promotion Which pizza topping are you?