Famous Deaths In May - 18
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on this day in history.
1401 On this day in history death of wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372
1410 On May - 18 ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1450 On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)
1550 On this day in history death of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498)
1551 Death of Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) on May - 18.
1584 Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on May - 18.
1587 Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.
1625 On this day in history francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on May - 18.
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on May - 18.
1724 On May - 18 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 On May - 18 georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71
1767 On May - 18 thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28
1780 On this day in history death of charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland
1781 On this day in history death of tÃºpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, TÃºpac Amaru (b. 1742)
1799 On this day in history pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies
1800 Death of Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (b. 1729) on May - 18.
1807 Death of John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721) on May - 18.
1808 On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
1829 Bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62
1839 Carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57 on May - 18.
1844 On this day in history death of richard McCarty, American politician (b. 1780)
1848 William A Leidesdorf, black, dies at 38 in SF on May - 18.
1862 On this day in history william H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48
1864 On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41
1889 On May - 18 death of isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
1900 On this day in history death of jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
1909 George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on this day in history.