Famous Deaths In October - 18
Friday, 14 August 2020
1839 French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1862 On October - 18 james Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th
1864 On this day in history david Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39
1865 On October - 18 lord Henry JT Palmerston, English min of Foreign affairs, dies at 80
1876 On this day in history francis Preston Blair, newspaper editor (Washington Globe), dies at 85
1886 On this day in history death of philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (b. 1796)
1889 Death of Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (b. 1808) on this day in history.
1893 Charles F Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75 on October - 18.
1909 Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (La rivolta ideal), dies on October - 18.
1921 Death of King Ludwig III of Bavaria (b. 1845) on this day in history.
1931 Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, dies in West Orange, NJ, at 84 on this day in history.
1932 Death of Ioannis Chrysafis, Greek gymnast (b. 1873) on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history karl J Kautsky, Austrian marxist/socialist, dies
1940 On this day in history suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65
1941 On this day in history dirk Fock, governor-general van/of Neth-Indies 1921-6, dies at 83
1942 On this day in history death of mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (b. 1862)
1943 On October - 18 adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's Youth), dies at 55
1948 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies on this day in history.
1953 Douwe Kalma, Fries literature/christian-socialist, dies at 57 on October - 18.
1955 On this day in history jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher, dies at 72
1959 Death of Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (b. 1898) on this day in history.
1961 On October - 18 death of tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (b. 1892)
1963 On October - 18 claudio Carneyro, composer, dies at 68
1965 On this day in history frank Hutchens, composer, dies at 73
1966 On this day in history bill Nestell, US actor (Dangerous Venture), dies of heart attack at 73
1968 Lee Tracy, actor (Doctor X, Bombshell, Best Man), dies of cancer at 70 on this day in history.
1972 On October - 18 ken Wishart, cricketer (WI opening batsman in one Test 1935), dies
1973 Crane Wilbur, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history al Lettieri, actor (Beautiful but Deadly, Don is Dead), dies at 47
1976 Death of Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (b. 1895) on October - 18.
1977 Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies on October - 18.
1978 On October - 18 frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies
1982 Bess Truman, 1st lady (1945-53), dies in Independence, Mo at 97 on October - 18.
1983 On October - 18 vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies