Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 18-Apr

Died on This Day (18-Apr)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Lyra McKee Lyra McKee Lyra Catherine McKee was a journalist from Northern Ireland who wrote for several publications about the consequences of the Troubles. Northern Irish journalist 29 1
Brian Priestman Brian Priestman Brian Priestman was a British conductor and music educator. British conductor 87 6
K. D. Wentworth K. D. Wentworth Kathy Diane Wentworth , known as K. D. Wentworth, was an American science fiction author. American writer 61 8
Mieczysław Cieślar Mieczysław Cieślar Mieczysław Cieślar was a Lutheran theologian and bishop of the Evangelical Augsburg Church in Poland. Lutheran theologian and bishop 60 10
Kamisese Mara Kamisese Mara Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, CF, GCMG, KBE was a Fijian politician, who served as Chief Minister from 1967 to 1970, when Fiji gained its independence from the United Kingdom, and, apart from one brief interruption in 1987, the first Prime Minister from 1970 to 1992. President of Fiji 83 16
Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl KStJ was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and geography. Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer 87 18
Arturo Frondizi Arturo Frondizi Arturo Frondizi Ércoli was an Argentine lawyer, journalist, teacher and politician, who was elected President of Argentina and ruled between May 1, 1958 and March 29, 1962, when he was overthrown by a military coup. President of Argentina 86 25
Jesse Addison Udall Jesse Addison Udall Jesse Addison Udall was an American jurist and member of the Udall political family who served as chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court. American politician 86 40
Alvary Gascoigne Alvary Gascoigne Sir Alvary Douglas Frederick Trench-Gascoigne GBE, KCMG was a British diplomat. British diplomat 76 50
George McMillan George McMillan George A. McMillan was an American professional baseball player. Canadian baseball player 56 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Dale Winton Dale Winton Dale Jonathan Winton was an English radio DJ and television presenter. English television presenter 62 2
Goran Švob Goran Švob Goran Švob was a Croatian philosopher, logician, and author. Philosopher 65 7
Grete Waitz Grete Waitz Grete Waitz was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder. Marathon Runner 57 9
Benny Bailey Benny Bailey Ernest Harold "Benny" Bailey was an American jazz trumpeter. American musician 79 15
Emil Loteanu Emil Loteanu Emil Vladimirovich Loteanu was a Romanian-Soviet film director born in what is now Moldova. Moldovan filmmaker 67 17
Isaac Berenblum Isaac Berenblum Isaac Berenblum, was an Israeli biochemist, who in 1947 proposed that cancers need another trigger to grow besides mutated DNA. Israeli biochemist 96 20
Haseeb-ul-Hasan Haseeb-ul-Hasan Haseeb-ul-Hasan was a Pakistani first-class cricketer. Pakistani cricketer 25 30
Jack Burns Jack Burns John Irving Burns , nicknamed "Slug", was an American first baseman, coach and scout in Major League Baseball who played for the St. American baseball player and coach 67 45
John Ambrose Fleming John Ambrose Fleming Sir John Ambrose Fleming FRS was an English electrical engineer and physicist who invented the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube, designed the radio transmitter with which the first transatlantic radio transmission was made, and also established the right-hand rule used in physics. Electrical engineer and physicist 95 75
Robert C. Wickliffe Robert C. Wickliffe Robert Charles Wickliffe was Lieutenant Governor and the 15th Governor of Louisiana from 1856 to 1860. American politician 76 125