Died On October 18th

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Discover the most famous people who died on October 18. The list includes people like Thomas Edison, Charles Babbage, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Antonio Meucci, Charles Gounod. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, mathematicians, philosophers and inventors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Spain & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Thomas Edison
(Inventor of Phonograph, Motion Picture Camera and Early Version of the Electric Light Bulb)
Thomas Edison
81
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: 1931
 2 
Charles Babbage
(Father of the computer)
Charles Babbage
14
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1871
 3 
Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
52
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2021
 4 
Gwen Verdon
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her Work in the Musicals: ‘Damn Yankees’, ‘Sweet Charity’, and ‘Chicago’)
Gwen Verdon
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States
Died: 2000
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 5 
Julie London
(Singer, Actress)
Julie London
4
Birthdate: September 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: 2000
 6 
Jon-Erik Hexum
3
Birthdate: November 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Lauri Törni
(Finnish Army Officer Who Fought Under Three Flags in the Winter War and the Continuation War)
Lauri Törni
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viipuri, Finland
Died: 1965
 8 
Dee Dee Warwick
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2008
 9 
Margaret Tudor
(Queen Consort of Scotland)
Margaret Tudor
7
Birthdate: November 28, 1489
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom of England
Died: 1541
 10 
Charles M. Schwab
(American Steel Magnate & Businessman)
Charles M. Schwab
24
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1939
 11 
Henry Travers
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Clarence Odbody’ in the Film ‘It's a Wonderful Life’)
Henry Travers
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prudhoe, Northumberland, England
Died: 1965
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 12 
Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)
Antonio Meucci
3
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1889
 13 
Elizabeth Arden
(Canadian-American Businesswoman)
Elizabeth Arden
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1966
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: 1865
 15 
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
(Father of Modern Neuroscience)
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petilla de Aragón, Navarre, Spain
Died: 1934
 16 
Claudine Auger
(Actress best known for her role as a Bond girl, Dominique)
Claudine Auger
0
Birthdate: April 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2019
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Charles Gounod
(French Composer Best Known for His Operas: ‘Faust’ and ‘Roméo et Juliette’)
Charles Gounod
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1893
 18 
Alan Coren
(Writer)
Alan Coren
2
Birthdate: June 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: 2007
 19 
José Ortega y Gasset
(Spanish Philosopher and Essayist)
José Ortega y Gasset
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1955
 20 
Alfred Binet
(Psychologist, Educationist)
Alfred Binet
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice
Died: 1911
 21 
Leo Strauss
(German-American Political Philosopher Known for His Work: ‘Persecution and the Art of Writing’ and ‘Thoughts on Machiavelli’)
Leo Strauss
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirchhain, Germany
Died: 1973
 22 
Timothy Conigrave
(actor,writer)
Timothy Conigrave
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 1994
 23 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)
Veerappan
56
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: 2004
 24 
Bess Truman
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Bess Truman
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Died: 1982
 25 
Al Lettieri
1
Birthdate: February 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1975
 26 
S.S. Kresge
(Businessman)
S.S. Kresge
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 31, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: 1966
 27 
Nancy Dickerson
(American journalist)
Nancy Dickerson
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1997
 28 
Kam Fong Chun
(Actor, Police officer)
Kam Fong Chun
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 27, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kalihi - Palama, Hawaii, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Mark V. Hurd
(Businessperson)
Mark V. Hurd
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: 2019
 30 
Phil Chess
(Record producer)
Phil Chess
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Motol, Belarus
Died: 2016
 31 
Agrippina the Elder
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0014 AD
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0033
 32 
Ayub Bachchu
(Guitarist)
Ayub Bachchu
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: 2018
 33 
Bill King
(Sports Announcer)
Bill King
0
Birthdate: October 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005
 34 
Jacob Jordaens
(Former Flemish painter known for his history paintings, genre scenes and portraits)
Jacob Jordaens
0
Birthdate: May 19, 1593
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: 1678
 35 
Thomas S. Foley
(49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1989-95))
Thomas S. Foley
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: 2013
 36 
Nino Rešić
(Singer)
Nino Rešić
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kozarska Dubica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 2007
 37 
Nancy Spero
(Visual Artist)
Nancy Spero
0
Birthdate: August 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2009
 38 
Norman Corwin
0
Birthdate: May 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2011
 39 
Anna Russell
(Singer)
Anna Russell
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2006
 40 
Eamonn Campbell
(Musician)
Eamonn Campbell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Died: 2017
 41 
Vince Gironda
(American Professional Bodybuilder and Personal Trainer)
Vince Gironda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 1997
 42 
Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough
(Close Friend of Queen Anne)
Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough
3
Birthdate: June 5, 1660
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Kingdom of England
Died: 1744
 43 
Danny Leiner
(Film director)
Danny Leiner
0
Birthdate: May 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2018
 44 
Francis P. Blair
(Journalist)
Francis P. Blair
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1791
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abingdon, Virginia, United States
Died: 1876
 45 
Frank Woolley
(English Professional Cricketer)
Frank Woolley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tonbridge, Kent, England
Died: 1978
 46 
Xie Jin
(Chinese Film Director)
Xie Jin
0
Birthdate: November 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shangyu District, Shaoxing, China
Died: 2008
 47 
Lottie Mwale
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kitwe, Northern Rhodesia
Died: 2005
 48 
Pope Pius III
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1439
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sarteano, Italy
Died: 1503
 49 
Bob Brunning
(Musician)
Bob Brunning
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth, England
Died: 2011
 50 
Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias
(Son of Philip II of Spain)
Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1571
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Habsburg Spain Spain
Died: 1578