MTV Unplugged: Nirvana

Cobain commits suicide in his home in Seattle, Washington. He is found with a shotgun, visible head wound, and nearby suicide note.

Public vigil

A public vigil is held for Cobain at the Seattle Center. Seven thousand fans attend to hear prerecorded messages from Krist Novoselic and Courtney Love. Love reads portions of Cobain’s suicide note to the crowd.