November 18 Deaths in History - November 18 Birthdays - November 18 Events



2003 Michael Kamen, composer, Brazil, dies at 55
2002 James Coburn, actor, Affliction, dies at 74
1999 Paul Bowles, writer, The Sheltering Sky, dies at 88
1996 David Herbert, publisher, dies at 69
1996 John Vassall, spy/civil servant, dies at 72
1995 Miron Grindea, literary editor, dies at 86
1995 Ted Sannella, square dance caller, dies of cancer
1994 Cab[ell] Calloway, U.S. band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
1994 Chris Joyce, photographer, dies at 51
1994 Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77
1993 Fritz Feld, actor (Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
1992 Dorothy Kirsten, U.S. soprano, dies from stroke at 82
1992 Herman Musaph, psychiatrist/sexologist/co-founder (NVSH), dies
1991 Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslovakia (1975-89), dies at 78
1990 Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies
1989 Henry de Vries, painter and poet (Toovertuin), dies
1987 Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
1982 Donald Dillaway, actor (Min and Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
1982 H Kipphardt, writer, dies at 60
1978 Jim Jones, U.S. pastor, leader of Jonestown Cult, commits suicide
1978 Leo J. Ryan, (Rep-Cal) and 4 killed in Jonestown, Guyana by members of Peoples Temple, followed by ritual mass suicide of 914 members
1977 Victor Francen, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89
1976 Man Ray, U.S. artist (dada), dies at 86
1973 Alois Haba, Czechoslovakian (opera)composer (Neuland), dies at 80
1972 Danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose
1972 Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer, dies at 90
1971 Junior Parker, rocker, dies during brain operation at 44
1970 Hal Dickinson, singer (Modernaires), dies at 56
1969 Joseph P. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy/RFK/TMK father, dies in Hyannis Port Massachusetts, at 81
1969 Leon Jongen, composer, dies at 85
1968 Walter Wanger, U.S. producer (Cleopatria), dies at 74
1966 Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer, dies
1965 Henry A Wallace, Vice President (1941-45)/founder (Progressive Party), dies at 77
1965 Henry A. Wallace, American Vice President
1962 Luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63
1962 Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77
1962 Dennis Chavez, American Politician
1952 Paul Eluard, French communist/poet, dies at 56
1951 John H Van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice, dies at 57
1951 Vaclav Kalik, composer, dies at 60
1951 William Henry Bennett Vodery, composer, dies at 66
1950 Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60
1946 Donald Meek, Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach), dies at 86
1941 Walter H Nernst, German chemist (Nobel Prize 1920), dies at 77
1929 Henricus Van de Wetering, archbishop Utrecht (1895-1929), dies at 78
1922 Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
1919 Ferdinand Domela Newenhouse, anarchist (free socialist), dies
1918 Jon Trausti, Gudmundur Magnusson, Iceland author (Godir), dies
1917 Henry Spiekman, social-democratic politician, dies at 43
1911 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies
1904 Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies
1889 William Allingham, Irish poet (Day and Night Songs), dies at 68
1887 Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81
1887 Gustav T Fechner, German psychologist/physicist, dies at 86
1887 Heinrich Panofka, German violist/composer, dies at 80
1886 Chester A. Arthur, 21st President (1881-85), dies in New York at 56
1883 Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies
1854 Edward Forbes, British Scientist
1852 Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer, dies at 60
1851 Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80
1841 Georg Chistoph Grosheim, composer, dies at 77
1827 Wilhelm Hauff, writer, dies at 24
1822 Anton Teyber, composer, dies at 66
1822 George Knowil Jackson, composer, dies at 65
1796 Catharina II, "The Great", tsarina of Russia (1762-96), dies at 67
1771 Giuseppe de Majo, composer, dies at 73
1678 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36
1664 Miklos Zrinyi, Hungarian general/poet, killed by wild boar at 44
1630 Esaias van der Velde, Dutch painter, buried
1603 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Juliana, dies at 61
1170 Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70
942 Odo van Cluny, 2nd abbott of Cluny (924-42), dies











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