January18Deaths

Posted on November 30, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The following is a list of notable world figures who died on January 18.

  1. 52 BC - Publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered)
  2. 474 - Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401)
  3. 1367 - King Peter I of Portugal (b. 1320)
  4. 1425 - Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)
  5. 1471 - Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)
  6. 1547 - Pietro Bembo, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)
  7. 1583 - Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)
  8. 1677 - Jan van Riebeeck, Dutch merchant (b. 1619)
  9. 1803 - Ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (b. 1743)
  10. 1862 - John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (b. 1790)
  11. 1873 - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)
  12. 1878 - Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)
  13. 1892 - Anton Anderledy, Swiss Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1819)
  14. 1896 - Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)
  15. 1927 - Empress Carlotta of Mexico (b. 1840)
  16. 1936 - Rudyard Kipling, British writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1865)
  17. 1940 - Kazimierz Tetmajer, Polish writer (b. 1865)
  18. 1952 - Curly Howard, American actor and comedian (b. 1903)
  19. 1954 - Sydney Greenstreet, English actor (b. 1879)
  20. 1963 - Hugh Gaitskell, leader of the British Labour Party (b. 1906)
  21. 1966 - Kathleen Norris, American writer (b. 1880)
  22. 1967 - Goose Tatum, American basketball player (b. 1921)
  23. 1969 - Hans Freyer, German sociologist (b. 1887)
  24. 1970 - David O. McKay, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1873)
  25. 1978 - Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer (b. 1919)
  26. 1980 - Sir Cecil Beaton, English fashion designer (b. 1904)
  27. 1984 - Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1915)
  28. 1985 - Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (b. 1912)
  29. 1995 - Adolf Butenandt, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  30. 1995 - Ron Luciano, baseball umpire (b. 1937)
  31. 1997 - Paul Tsongas, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (b. 1941)
  32. 2000 - Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)
  33. 2001 - Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  34. 2003 - Edward Farhat, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  35. 2005 - Lamont Bentley, American actor (b. 1973)
  36. 2006 - Jan Twardowski, Polish poet (b. 1915)

January18Deaths

Posted on November 30, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The following is a list of notable world figures who died on January 18.

  1. 395 - Theodosius I, Roman Emperor
  2. 1229 - Albert of Buxhoeveden, German soldier
  3. 1369 - King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)
  4. 1468 - Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)
  5. 1617 - Faust Vrancic, Croatian inventor (b. 1551)
  6. 1654 - Paulus Potter, Dutch painter (b. 1625)
  7. 1705 - John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)
  8. 1718 - Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler
  9. 1737 - Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)
  10. 1751 - Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (b. 1671)
  11. 1826 - Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)
  12. 1834 - Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)
  13. 1861 - Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)
  14. 1863 - Horace Vernet, French painter (b. 1789)
  15. 1884 - Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804)
  16. 1886 - Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (b. 1834)
  17. 1893 - Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (b. 1822)
  18. 1942 - Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal (b. 1884)
  19. 1947 - Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1947)
  20. 1961 - Patrice Lumumba, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1925)
  21. 1964 - T.H. White, English author (b. 1906)
  22. 1967 - Evelyn Nesbit, American actress (b. 1884)
  23. 1970 - Simon Kovar, Russian-American bassoonist (b. [[1890])
  24. 1972 - Betty Smith, American writer and singer (b. 1896)
  25. 1977 - Gary Gilmore, American murderer (executed) (b. 1940)
  26. 1983 - Doodles Weaver, American actor (b. 1911)
  27. 1987 - Hugo Fregonese, Argentine film director (b. 1908)
  28. 1991 - Olav V of Norway (b. 1903)
  29. 1993 - Albert Hourani, English historian (b. 1915)
  30. 1994 - Helen Stephens, American runner (b. 1918)
  31. 1996 - Amber Hagerman, American kidnapping and murder victim, basis of the Amber Alert system (b. 1986)
  32. 1996 - Barbara Jordan, American politician (b. 1936)
  33. 1997 - Clyde Tombaugh, American astronomer (b. 1906)
  34. 1998 - Junior Kimbrough, American bluesman (b. 1930)
  35. 2001 - Gregory Corso, American poet (b. 1930)
  36. 2001 - Laurent-Desire Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1939)
  37. 2002 - Bishop Karas, First Coptic Bishop of St. Antony Monastery
  38. 2002 - Camilo Jose Cela, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  39. 2003 - Richard Crenna, American actor (b. 1926)
  40. 2004 - Czeslaw Niemen, Polish musician (b. 1939)
  41. 2004 - Ray Stark, American stage and film producer (b. 1915)
  42. 2004 - Noble Willingham, American actor (b. 1931)
  43. 2004 - Harry Brecheen, Baseball player (b. 1914)
  44. 2005 - Charlie Bell, American fast food executive (b. 1960)
  45. 2005 - Virginia Mayo, American actress (b. 1920)
  46. 2005 - Albert Schatz, American microbiologist (b. 1920)
  47. 2005 - Zhao Ziyang, Premier of the People's Republic of China (b. 1919)
  48. 2006 - Clarence Ray Allen, American murderer (b. 1930)

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