Ill-fated day in rock history, this one. Both of these deaths have given rise to a host of rumors about what caused them. Brian Jones and Jim Morrison die, two years apart to the day (history.com) much more at link above WS link: Rolling Stone Brian Jones 1969 death might have been murder We don't seem to have a Jim Morrison thread devoted to the various rumors about his demise. How can such things be?? Trivia note: Brian Jones drowned at the former home of A.A. Milne, creator, of course, of Winnie-the-Pooh.