The shortest Oscar Speech ever was given by Patty Duke in 1962, who at age 16, the youngest person to accept an Oscar in a competitive category, said “Thank You”, and walked off the stage.

When Vincent Van Gogh shot himself in the chest with a revolver, he walked home, saw two doctors, but there was no surgeon to remove the bullet. The doctors left him alone smoking his pipe in his room. He died two days later.