Albert Einstein died today. The following is a list of other notable world figures who died on April 18th.

  1. 1802 - Erasmus Darwin, English physician and botanist (b. 1731)
  2. 1898 - Gustave Moreau, French painter (b. 1826)
  3. 1942 - Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American socalite (b. 1875)
  4. 1945 - John Ambrose Fleming, English physicist and engineer (b. 1849)
  5. 1945 - Ernie Pyle, American journalist (b. 1900)
  6. 1955 - Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1879)
  7. 1964 - Ben Hecht, American writer (b. 1894)
  8. 1990 - Gory Guerrero, wrestler (b. 1921)
  9. 1993 - Masahiko Kimura, Famous Judoka (b. 1917)
  10. 1998 - Terry Sanford, American politician (b. 1917)
  11. 2002 - Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
  12. 2003 - Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
  13. 2005 - Sam Mills, American football linebacker (b. 1959)