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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Thomas Edison
(Inventor of Phonograph, Motion Picture Camera and Early Version of the Electric Light Bulb)
Thomas Edison
62
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: 1931
 2 
Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
47
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 2021
 3 
Charles Babbage
(Father of the computer)
Charles Babbage
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1871
 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
2
Birthdate: November 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)
Veerappan
53
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: 2004
 8 
Lucky Dube
(One of the Greatest Reggae Musicians of All Time)
Lucky Dube
32
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ermelo, South Africa
Died: 2007
 9 
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
 10 
Margaret Tudor
(Queen Consort of Scotland)
Margaret Tudor
5
Birthdate: November 28, 1489
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westminster Palace, London, Middlesex, Kingdom of England
Died: 1541
 11 
Dee Dee Warwick
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2008
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: 1865
 13 
Elizabeth Arden
(Cosmetologist)
Elizabeth Arden
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: 1966
 14 
Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)
Antonio Meucci
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: 1889
 15 
Charles M. Schwab
(American Steel Magnate & Businessman)
Charles M. Schwab
23
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1939
 16 
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)
 17 
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
 18 
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)
 19 
Alan Coren
(Writer)
Alan Coren
2
Birthdate: June 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paddington
Died: 2007
 20 
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
 21 
Alfred Binet
(Psychologist, Educationist)
Alfred Binet
1
Birthdate: July 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice
Died: 1911
 22 
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
 23 
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
 24 
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
 25 
Ayub Bachchu
(Guitarist)
Ayub Bachchu
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Died: 2018
 26 
Timothy Conigrave
(actor,writer)
Timothy Conigrave
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 1994
 27 
Pope Pius III
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1439
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sarteano, Italy
Died: 1503
 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 
Thomas S. Foley
(49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1989-95))
Thomas S. Foley
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 6, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: 2013
 30 
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
 31 
Nancy Dickerson
(American journalist)
Nancy Dickerson
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1997
 32 
Francis P. Blair
(Journalist)
Francis P. Blair
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1791
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abingdon, Virginia, United States
Died: 1876
 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 
Isaac Jogues
(Missionary)
Isaac Jogues
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 10, 1607
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orléans, France
Died: 1646
 36 
Phil Chess
(Record producer)
Phil Chess
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Motol, Belarus
Died: 2016
 37 
Al Lettieri
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: 1975
 38 
Fasilides
(Emperor of Ethiopia (1632 - 1667))
Fasilides
0
Birthdate: 1603 AD
Birthplace: Shewa, Ethiopia
Died: 1667
 39 
Roberto Goizueta
(Businessman)
Roberto Goizueta
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 1997
 40 
Nino Rešić
(Singer)
Nino Rešić
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kozarska Dubica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 2007
 41 
Al-Suyūṭī
(Scholar)
Al-Suyūṭī
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1445
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1505
 42 
Chlotar II
0
Birthdate: 0584 AD
Birthplace: Cambrai, France
Died: 0629
 43 
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
 44 
Nancy Spero
(Visual Artist)
Nancy Spero
0
Birthdate: August 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2009
 45 
Agrippina the Elder
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0014 AD
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 0033
Sancho III of Pamplona
0
Birthdate: 0992 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 1035
 47 
Norman Corwin
0
Birthdate: May 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2011
 48 
Roman Tam
(Musician)
Roman Tam
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: China
Died: 2002
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 49 
Lottie Mwale
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kitwe, Northern Rhodesia
Died: 2005
 50 
Pope Gregory XII
0
Birthdate: 1335 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1417