Deaths on May 18

1160 :Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
1410 :Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1587 :Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1625 :Francisco G˘mez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
1653 :Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 :Jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 :Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1724 :Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 :Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71
1767 :Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28
1799 :Pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies
1808 :Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
1829 :Bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72
1832 :Bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62
1839 :Carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57
1848 :William A Leidesdorf, black, dies at 38 in SF
1862 :William H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48
1864 :James Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41
1884 :Heinrich R G”ppert, German paleo-botanist, dies
1909 :George Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1909 :Isaac M F Alb‚niz, Spanish pianist/composer, dies at 48
1910 :Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
1911 :Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50
1913 :Otto Reubke, composer, dies at 70
1918 :Toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34
1930 :Joao Marcellino Arroyo, composer, dies at 68
1936 :Alick Maclean, composer, dies at 63
1949 :James T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921)
1952 :Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
1953 :Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies
1955 :Edwin Scharff, German painter/sculptor (Rosseb„ndiger), dies at 68
1955 :Mary McLeod Bethune, educator & civil rights leader, dies at 79
1956 :Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies
1961 :Henry O'Neill, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), dies
1965 :Eduard J Dijksterhuis, mathematician (Archimedes), dies at 72
1966 :Paul Althaus, German theologist (That Christian Wahrheit), dies at 78
1967 :Andy Clyde, Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick, dies at 75
1967 :Richard Ainley, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion), dies at 56
1972 :Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer, dies at 53
1973 :Jeannette Rankin, 1st Congresswoman (1917-19, 41-43), dies at 92
1974 :Daniel R Topping, US owner (NY Yankees), dies at 61
1975 :Leroy Anderson, composer, dies at 66
1980 :Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commit suicide at 23
1981 :Arthur O'Connell, actor (Mr Peepers, 2nd Hundred Years), dies at 73
1981 :Tina Russell, XXX actress (Happen to Miss Sept), dies of cancers at 30
1981 :William Saroyan, US stagewriter (Time of your life), dies at 72
1985 :Tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82
1986 :John Bubbles Sublett, tap dancer (Black & Bubbles), dies at 84
1987 :Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73
1988 :Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
1990 :Jill Ireland, actress (Carry on Nurse, Family), dies of cancer at 54
1991 :Edwina Booth, actress (Trader Horn), dies of heart failure at 86
1992 :Lawrence Welk, bandleader (L Welk Show), dies of pneumonia at 89
1992 :Marshall Thompson, actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
1992 :Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52
1993 :Heinrich Albertz, theologist/mayor of Berlin (1966-67), dies at 78
1993 :Pamela M Cunnington, English architect/writer, dies at 67
1995 :Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer/actor (Witness), dies at 45
1995 :Elisha Cook Jr, actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane), dies at 91
1995 :Elizabeth Montgomery, actress (Bewitched), dies of cancer at 62
1995 :Gordon Reynolds, musician, dies at 74
1995 :Robert Harris, actor (Werewolf of London), dies at 95
1996 :Dermot O'Callaghan Grubb, prison governor, dies at 76
1996 :Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner, dies at 44



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