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

  1. 96 - Domitian, Roman Emperor (b. 51)
  2. 887 - Pietro I Candiano, Doge of Venice (killed in battle)
  3. 1180 - King Louis VII of France (b. 1120)
  4. 1598 - Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1536)
  5. 1630 - Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (b. 1552)
  6. 1663 - St Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (b. 1603)
  7. 1675 - Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1604)
  8. 1721 - Matthew Prior, English poet and diplomat (b. 1664)
  9. 1722 - André Dacier, French classical scholar (b. 1651)
  10. 1783 - Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (b. 1707)
  11. 1783 - Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (b. 1718)
  12. 1792 - August Gottlieb Spangenberg, German religious leader (b. 1704)
  13. 1827 - Robert Pollok, Scottish poet (b. 1789)
  14. 1860 - Joseph Locke, English railway builder and civil engineer (b. 1805)
  15. 1872 - King Charles XV / Carl IV of Sweden and Norway (b. 1826)
  16. 1891 - William Ferrel, American mathematician (b. 1817)
  17. 1896 - Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (b. 1819)
  18. 1905 - George MacDonald, Scottish writer and minister (b. 1824)
  19. 1924 - Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (b. 1846)
  20. 1939 - Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885)
  21. 1944 - Robert G. Cole American Paratrooper of the 101st, 502nd division (b. March 19, 1915)
  22. 1949 - Frank Morgan, American actor (b. 1890)
  23. 1956 - Adélard Godbout, premier of Quebec (b. 1892)
  24. 1959 - Benjamin Péret, French surrealist author
  25. 1961 - Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish United Nations Secretary-General, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1905)
  26. 1964 - Clive Bell, English art critic (b. 1881)
  27. 1964 - Sean O'Casey, Irish writer (b. 1880)
  28. 1967 - John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
  29. 1970 - Jimi Hendrix, American musician (b. 1942)
  30. 1977 - Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888)
  31. 1980 - Katherine Anne Porter, American novelist
  32. 1981 - Dale Buggins, Australian motorcycle Stuntman (b. 1963)
  33. 1994 - Vitas Gerulaitis, American tennis player (b. 1954)
  34. 1997 - Jimmy Witherspoon, blues singer (b. 1920)
  35. 2001 - Ernie Coombs, Canadian entertainer (b. 1927)
  36. 2002 - Bob Hayes, American athlete (b. 1942)
  37. 2002 - Mauro Ramos, Brazilian football player (b. 1930)
  38. 2003 - Emil Fackenheim, German Holocaust survivor and philosopher (b. 1916)
  39. 2003 - Bob Mitchell, British politician (b. 1927)
  40. 2004 - Norman Cantor, Canadian historian (b. 1929)
  41. 2004 - Russ Meyer, American film director (b. 1922)
  42. 2005 - Michael Park, British Rally co-driver (b. 1966)