Famous Deaths on 18th March

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235 - Marcus Aurelius Alexander, Syrian emperor of Rome (222-235), murdered
978 - Edward, the Martyr, King of Anglo-Saxons (975-78)/st, murdered at 15
1227 - Honorius III, [Cencio Savelli], Pope (1216-27), dies
1314 - Jacques de Molay, the last grand master of The KnightsTemplar dies burned at the stake
1493 - John of Lannoy, Flemish governor/viceroy of Neth/Zealand, dies at 82
1582 - Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards
1583 - King Magnus of Livonia (b. 1540)
1584 - Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], Russian tsar (1547-84), dies at 53
1675 - Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1606)
1689 - John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)
1690 - Charles, duke of Lutherans, dies
1696 - Robert Charnock, English conspirator
Russian Tsar Ivan the TerribleRussian Tsar Ivan the Terrible (1584) 1745 - Robert Walpole, 1st English premier (1722-42), dies at 68 [NS=3/29]
1746 - Anna Leopoldovna, regent of Russia (b. 1718)
1768 - Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France & Italy), dies
1781 - Anne Robert Turgot, French statesman (b. 1727)
1799 - John Randall, composer, dies at 82
1816 - Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer, dies at 67
1817 - Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67
1823 - Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer, dies at 69
1835 - Christian Gunther von Bernstorff, Danish-Prussian statesman and diplomat (b. 1769)
1845 - John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], American pioneer agronomist dies in Allen County Indiana
1870 - Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer, dies at 48
1871 - Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806)
1875 - Ferdinand Laub, composer, dies at 43
1876 - F Freiligrath, writer, dies at 65
1886 - Leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91
1889 - William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66
1898 - Matilda Joslyn Gage, American suffragist (b. 1826)
1899 - Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails, trains), dies at 76
1899 - Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Crushed Ideals), dies at 35
1900 - Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (So [Lonely]), dies at 32
1907 - Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist and politician (b. 1827)
1913 - George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67
1917 - William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
1918 - Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80
1924 - John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79
1928 - Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32
1933 - Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60
1936 - Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist (Kleine Portratgalerie), dies at 58
1936 - Eleftherios Venizelos, Former Prime minister of Greece
1938 - Cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62
1939 - Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859)
1944 - Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79
1945 - William Grover-Williams, British racing driver
1947 - William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (b. 1861)
1954 - Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies
1956 - Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85
1956 - Louis Bromfield, writer, dies at 59
1962 - Walter W. Bacon, Governor of Delaware (b. 1880)
1963 - Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895)
1964 - Norbert Wiener, US mathematician (cybernetics), dies at 69
1964 - Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (b. 1870)
1965 - Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45
1967 - Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
1968 - Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85
1969 - Barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43
1971 - George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies
1973 - Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
1974 - David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87
1975 - Alain Grandbois, Quebec poet (b. 1900)
1976 - James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73
1976 - Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69
1976 - Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (b. 1893)
1977 - Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered
1977 - José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1944)
1978 - Faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84
1978 - Peggy Wood, actress (One Life to Live, Mama), dies at 86
1980 - Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79
1980 - Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies
1982 - Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
1983 - Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946) and Italy's last king dies in exile aged 78
1983 - Kenneth E. Boulding, English economist (b. 1910)
1984 - Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50
1984 - Paul Frances Webster, lyricist, dies of Parkinson's disease at 76
1985 - Jack Miller, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89
1986 - Bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71
1987 - Bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82
1989 - Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51
1989 - William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies
1990 - Robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36
1991 - Jack McCoy, Radio/TV personality, dies at 72
1991 - Vilma Banky, actress (Eagle, Son of Sheik, Rebel), dies at 93
1992 - Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56
1995 - Charles Drain, singer, dies at 65
1995 - Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80
1995 - Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84
1996 - Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84
1996 - Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85
1997 - Willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92
1999 - Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (b. 1905)
2000 - Eberhard Bethge, German theologian (b. 1909)
2001 - John Phillips, American musician (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1935)
2002 - R.A. Lafferty, American science fiction writer (b. 1914)
2002 - Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor (b. 1943)
2003 - Karl Kling, German race car driver (b. 1910)
2003 - Adam Osborne, British computer pioneer (b. 1939)
2004 - Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (b. 1927)
2006 - Bill Beutel, American journalist (b. 1930)
2006 - Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943)
2006 - Dan Gibson, musician (b. 1922)
2007 - Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)
2008 - Anthony Minghella, Film Director (b. 1954)
2008 - Andrew Britton, Author (b. 1981)
Actress Natasha RichardsonActress Natasha Richardson (2009) 2009 - Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963)
2010 - Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
2012 - George Tupou V, King of Tonga, dies at 63
2013 - Muhammad Mahmood Alam, Pakistani general and fighter ace, dies at 77

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