Famous Deaths In March - 18
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1918 Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1924 On March - 18 john Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79
1928 Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32 on March - 18.
1933 On March - 18 luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
1936 Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist (Kleine Portratgalerie), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62
1939 Death of Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859) on March - 18.
1944 On March - 18 benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79
1945 Death of William Grover-Williams, British racing driver on March - 18.
1947 Death of William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (b. 1861) on this day in history.
1954 Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies on March - 18.
1956 On March - 18 friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85
1962 On this day in history death of walter W. Bacon, Governor of Delaware (b. 1880)
1963 Death of Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895) on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history norbert Wiener, US mathematician (cybernetics), dies at 69
1965 Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45 on March - 18.
1967 On March - 18 jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
1968 On March - 18 manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85
1969 On March - 18 barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43
1971 On this day in history george Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v S Africa 1924), dies
1973 On this day in history lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
1974 David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1975 On March - 18 death of alain Grandbois, Quebec poet (b. 1900)
1976 On this day in history james McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73
1977 Death of Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered on March - 18.
1978 On this day in history faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84
1980 Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 on March - 18.
1982 On this day in history georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
1983 Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946), dies on this day in history.
1984 On March - 18 charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50
1985 On March - 18 jack Miller, orch leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89
1986 On this day in history bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71
1987 On this day in history bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82
1989 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51 on this day in history.