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18th of October 0320 EVENT Pappus of Alexandria, Greek philosopher, observes an eclipse of the sun and writes a commentary on The Great Astronomer (Almagest).
18th of October 1009 EVENT The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, who hacks the Church's foundations down to bedrock.
18th of October 1016 EVENT The Danes defeat the Saxons in the Battle of Ashingdon.
18th of October 1081 EVENT The Normans defeat the Byzantine Empire in the Battle of Dyrrhachium.
18th of October 1210 EVENT Pope Innocent III excommunicates German leader Otto IV.
18th of October 1356 EVENT Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyes the town of Basel, Switzerland.
18th of October 1386 EVENT Opening of the University of Heidelberg
18th of October 1561 EVENT Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima : Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.
18th of October 1599 EVENT Michael the Brave, Prince of Wallachia, defeats the Army of Andrew Bathory in the Battle of Selimbar, leading to the first recorded unification of the Romanian people.
18th of October 1648 EVENT Boston Shoemakers form first U.S. labor organization.
18th of October 1748 EVENT Signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of the Austrian Succession.
18th of October 1767 EVENT Mason-Dixon line, survey separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.
18th of October 1775 EVENT African-American poet Phillis Wheatley freed from slavery.
18th of October 1851 EVENT Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is first published as The Whale by Richard Bentley of London.
18th of October 1860 EVENT The Second Opium War finally ends at the Convention of Peking with the ratification of the Treaty of Tientsin, an unequal treaty.
18th of October 1867 EVENT United States takes possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. Celebrated annually in the state as Alaska Day.
18th of October 1898 EVENT United States takes possession of Puerto Rico.
18th of October 1912 EVENT The First Balkan War begins.
18th of October 1914 EVENT The Schoenstatt Movement is founded in Germany.
18th of October 1921 EVENT The Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic is formed as part of the RSFSR.
18th of October 1922 EVENT The British Broadcasting Company (later Corporation) is founded by a consortium, to establish a nationwide network of radio transmitters to provide a national broadcasting service.
18th of October 1925 EVENT The Grand Ole Opry opens in Nashville, Tennessee.
18th of October 1929 EVENT Women are considered "Persons" under Canadian law.
18th of October 1936 EVENT Adolf Hitler announces the Four Year Economic Plan to the German people. The plan details the rebuilding of the German military from 1936 to 1940.
18th of October 1944 EVENT Adolf Hitler orders the establishment of a German national militia.
18th of October 1944 EVENT Soviet Union begins liberation of Czechoslovakia.
18th of October 1945 EVENT The USSR's nuclear program receives plans for the United States plutonium bomb from Klaus Fuchs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
18th of October 1945 EVENT A group of the Venezuelan Armed Forces, led by Mario Vargas, Marcos Perez Jimenez and Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, stages a coup d'etat against then president Isaias Medina Angarita, who is overthrown by the end of the day.
18th of October 1954 EVENT Texas Instruments announces the first Transistor radio.
18th of October 1964 EVENT The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes for its first season after a six-month run.
18th of October 1967 EVENT The Soviet probe Venera 4 reaches Venus and becomes the first spacecraft to measure the atmosphere of another planet.
18th of October 1968 EVENT The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving a "black power" salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.
18th of October 1977 EVENT German Autumn: a set of events revolving around the kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer and the hijacking of a Lufthansa flight by the Red Army Faction (RAF) comes to an end when Schleyer is murdered and various RAF members allegedly commit suicide.
18th of October 1991 EVENT Azerbaijan declares independence from USSR.
18th of October 2003 EVENT Bolivian Gas War: President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.
18th of October 2007 EVENT Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is not injured.
18th of October 1127 BIRTHDAY Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192)
18th of October 1405 BIRTHDAY Pope Pius II (d. 1464)
18th of October 1517 BIRTHDAY Manoel da Nobrega, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (d. 1570)
18th of October 1547 BIRTHDAY Justus Lipsius, Flemish humanist (d. 1606)
18th of October 1569 BIRTHDAY Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)
18th of October 1595 BIRTHDAY Edward Winslow, Plymouth Colony founder (d. 1655)
18th of October 1634 BIRTHDAY Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)
18th of October 1653 BIRTHDAY Abraham van Riebeeck, Dutch territorial governor of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)
18th of October 1662 BIRTHDAY Matthew Henry, English minister (d. 1714)
18th of October 1668 BIRTHDAY John George IV, Elector of Saxony (d. 1694)
18th of October 1679 BIRTHDAY Ann Putnam, Jr., American accuser in the Salem witch trials (d. 1716)
18th of October 1701 BIRTHDAY Charles le Beau, French historian (d. 1778)
18th of October 1706 BIRTHDAY Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (d. 1785)
18th of October 1741 BIRTHDAY Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, French general and author (d. 1803)
18th of October 1777 BIRTHDAY Heinrich von Kleist, German writer (d. 1811)
18th of October 1785 BIRTHDAY Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (d. 1866)
18th of October 1804 BIRTHDAY Mongkut, King of Siam(now Thailand) (d. 1868)
18th of October 1831 BIRTHDAY Emperor Friedrich III of Germany (d. 1888)
18th of October 1836 BIRTHDAY Frederick August Otto Schwarz, American entrepreneur (d. 1911)
18th of October 1854 BIRTHDAY Billy Murdoch, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
18th of October 1859 BIRTHDAY Henri Bergson, French philosopher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature (d. 1941)
18th of October 1865 BIRTHDAY Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)
18th of October 1865 BIRTHDAY Logan Pearsall Smith, American essayist and critic (d. 1946)
18th of October 1868 BIRTHDAY Ernst Didring, Swedish author (d. 1931)
18th of October 1870 BIRTHDAY Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, Japanese scholar (d. 1966)
18th of October 1873 BIRTHDAY Ivanoe Bonomi, Italian politician (d. 1951)
18th of October 1882 BIRTHDAY Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-born French cyclist (d. 1917)
18th of October 1893 BIRTHDAY George Ohsawa, Japanese philosopher (d. 1966)
18th of October 1894 BIRTHDAY Tibor Dery, Hungarian author (d. 1977)
18th of October 1894 BIRTHDAY H. L. Davis, American author (d. 1960)
18th of October 1897 BIRTHDAY Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist (d. 1980)
18th of October 1898 BIRTHDAY Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (d. 1981)
18th of October 1902 BIRTHDAY Miriam Hopkins, American actress (d. 1972)
18th of October 1902 BIRTHDAY Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980)
18th of October 1903 BIRTHDAY Lina Radke, German athlete (d. 1983)
18th of October 1904 BIRTHDAY A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
18th of October 1904 BIRTHDAY Haim Shirman, Russian-born Israeli academic (d. 1981)
18th of October 1905 BIRTHDAY Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Cote d'Ivoire politician (d. 1993)
18th of October 1905 BIRTHDAY Jan Gies, Dutch resistance fighter (d. 1993)
18th of October 1906 BIRTHDAY James Brooks, American painter (d. 1992)
18th of October 1909 BIRTHDAY Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
18th of October 1914 BIRTHDAY Raymond Lambert, Swiss mountaineer (d. 1997)
18th of October 1915 BIRTHDAY Victor Sen Yung, American actor (d. 1980)
18th of October 1918 BIRTHDAY Bobby Troup, American musician (d. 1999)
18th of October 1918 BIRTHDAY Constantine Mitsotakis, Greek politician
18th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
18th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Anita O'Day, American singer (d. 2006)
18th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canadian politician (d. 2000)
18th of October 1920 BIRTHDAY Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and cultural minister (d. 1994)
18th of October 1921 BIRTHDAY Jesse Helms, American politician (d. 2008)
18th of October 1924 BIRTHDAY Buddy MacMaster, Canadian musician
18th of October 1925 BIRTHDAY Ramiz Alia, Albanian politician
18th of October 1926 BIRTHDAY Chuck Berry, American musician
18th of October 1926 BIRTHDAY Klaus Kinski, German actor (d. 1991)
18th of October 1927 BIRTHDAY George C. Scott, American actor (d. 1999)
18th of October 1928 BIRTHDAY Keith Jackson, American football commentator
18th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Hillard Elkins, American theatre and film producer (d. 2010)
18th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Violeta Chamorro, Nicaraguan politician
18th of October 1931 BIRTHDAY Chris Albertson, American jazz historian
18th of October 1932 BIRTHDAY Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
18th of October 1933 BIRTHDAY Forrest Gregg, American football player
18th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Inger Stevens, Swedish actress (d. 1970)
18th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
18th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
18th of October 1935 BIRTHDAY Peter Boyle, American actor (d. 2006)
18th of October 1938 BIRTHDAY Dawn Wells, American actress
18th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Flavio Cotti, Swiss jurist
18th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Mike Ditka, American football player, coach, and commentator
18th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Lee Harvey Oswald, American alleged assassin of John F. Kennedy (d. 1963)
18th of October 1940 BIRTHDAY Cynthia Weil, American songwriter
18th of October 1942 BIRTHDAY Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
18th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Birthe R?nn Hornbech, Danish politician
18th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Chris Shays, American politician
18th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Huell Howser, American television personality
18th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Y?ldo, Turkish footballer
18th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Frank Beamer, American college football coach
18th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
18th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
18th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Paul Chuckle, British comedian
18th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Job Cohen, Dutch politician
18th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Joe Morton, American actor
18th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Laura Nyro, American singer and songwriter (d. 1997)
18th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Hans Kochler, Austrian philosopher
18th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Ntozake Shange, American author
18th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY George Hendrick, American baseball player
18th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY Gary Richrath, American musician (REO Speedwagon)
18th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
18th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Om Puri, Indian actor
18th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Sheila White, English actress
18th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Wendy Wasserstein, American playwright (d. 2006)
18th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY Pam Dawber, American actress
18th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY Mike Antonovich, American ice hockey player and executive
18th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY Terry McMillan, American author
18th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Patrick Morrow, Canadian mountaineer
18th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Bao Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
18th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Chuck Lorre, American T.V. producer (two and a half men, the big bang theory...)
18th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Jerry Royster, American baseball player
18th of October 1954 BIRTHDAY Liz Burch, Australian actress
18th of October 1954 BIRTHDAY Arliss Howard, American actor
18th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Timmy Mallett, British TV presenter
18th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
18th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Vanessa Briscoe Hay, American singer and songwriter (Pylon (band), Supercluster)
18th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
18th of October 1956 BIRTHDAY Craig Bartlett, American animator
18th of October 1956 BIRTHDAY Martina Navratilova, Czech-born American tennis player
18th of October 1956 BIRTHDAY Jim Talent, American politician
18th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Jon Lindstrom, American actor
18th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Catherine Ringer, French singer and songwriter (Les Rita Mitsouko)
18th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Corinne Bohrer, American actress
18th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Kjell Samuelsson, Swedish ice hockey player
18th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Thomas Hearns, American boxer
18th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Kirby Chambliss, American aerobatic pilot
18th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Milco Mancevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
18th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Chris Russo, American sports talk show host
18th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY John Nord, American pro wrestler
18th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Steve Swayne, American academic
18th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Jean-Claude Van Damme, Belgian actor
18th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Erin Moran, American actress
18th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Rick Moody, American author
18th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Wynton Marsalis, American jazz musician
18th of October 1962 BIRTHDAY Vincent Spano, American actor
18th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Dan Lilker, American musician Anthrax, S.O.D., Nuclear Assault, and Brutal Truth
18th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Charles Stross, British author
18th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Zakir Naik, Indian Islamic speaker and doctor
18th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist
18th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Slavi Trifonov, Bulgarian showman
18th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Eric Stuart, American voice actor and singer
18th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Nelson Vivas, Argentine footballer
18th of October 1969 BIRTHDAY Volker Neumuller, German music talent manager
18th of October 1970 BIRTHDAY Doug Mirabelli, American baseball player
18th of October 1970 BIRTHDAY Jose Padilla, American suspected terrorist
18th of October 1972 BIRTHDAY Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver
18th of October 1973 BIRTHDAY Michalis Kapsis, Greek footballer
18th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer
18th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Candy Lo, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
18th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Peter Svensson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
18th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Alex Cora, Puerto Rican baseball player
18th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Zhou Xun, Chinese actress and singer
18th of October 1977 BIRTHDAY Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand footballer
18th of October 1977 BIRTHDAY David Vuillemin, pro motocross rider
18th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Jake Farrow, American actor
18th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Wesley Jonathan, American actor
18th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
18th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Priyanka Trivedi, Indian actress
18th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Kenji Wu, Taiwanese singer and actor
18th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Jothika, Indian actress
18th of October 1980 BIRTHDAY Josh Gracin, American singer
18th of October 1981 BIRTHDAY Greg Warren, American football player
18th of October 1981 BIRTHDAY Tommy Joe Ratliff , American Bassist/Guitarist/Keyboardist
18th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Thierry Amiel, French singer
18th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Ne-Yo, American R&B singer
18th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Freida Pinto, Indian actress and model
18th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier
18th of October 1985 BIRTHDAY Derrick Tribbett, American musician (Twisted Method)
18th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Wilma Elles, German actress
18th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Zac Efron, American actor
18th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Freja Beha Erichsen, Danish model
18th of October 1989 BIRTHDAY Joy Lauren, American actress
18th of October 1990 BIRTHDAY Bristol Palin, American daughter of Sarah Palin and Todd Palin
18th of October 1990 BIRTHDAY Carly Schroeder, American actress
18th of October 1991 BIRTHDAY Tyler Posey, American actor
18th of October 1998 BIRTHDAY Julia Wroblewska, Polish actress
18th of October 2001 BIRTHDAY Annelise Manojlovic, English actress
18th of October 0325 DEATH Jin Mingdi, Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty (Born 299)
18th of October 1035 DEATH Sancho III of Navarre, King of Navarre
18th of October 1101 DEATH Hugh of Vermandois, son of Henry I of France (Born 1053)
18th of October 1141 DEATH Leopold IV of Austria, Duke of Bavaria
18th of October 1382 DEATH James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (Born 1331)
18th of October 1417 DEATH Pope Gregory XII
18th of October 1503 DEATH Pope Pius III (Born 1439)
18th of October 1541 DEATH Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland (Born 1489)
18th of October 1545 DEATH John Taverner, English composer
18th of October 1558 DEATH Maria of Austria, wife of Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (Born 1505)
18th of October 1564 DEATH Johannes Acronius Frisius, German physician and mathematician (Born 1520)
18th of October 1570 DEATH Manoel da Nobrega, Portuguese Jesuit in Brazil (Born 1517)
18th of October 1604 DEATH Igram van Achelen, Dutch statesman (Born 1528)
18th of October 1646 DEATH Isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary (Born 1607)
18th of October 1667 DEATH Fasilides, Emperor of Ethiopia (Born 1603)
18th of October 1678 DEATH Jacob Jordaens, Flemish painter (Born 1593)
18th of October 1739 DEATH Antonio Jose da Silva, Brazilian-born dramatist (Born 1705)
18th of October 1744 DEATH Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend of Queen Anne of Great Britain (Born 1660)
18th of October 1770 DEATH John Manners, Marquess of Granby, British soldier (Born 1721)
18th of October 1775 DEATH Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (Born 1715)
18th of October 1817 DEATH Etienne-Nicolas Mehul, French composer (Born 1763)
18th of October 1865 DEATH Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Born 1784)
18th of October 1871 DEATH Charles Babbage, English mathematician and inventor (Born 1791)
18th of October 1886 DEATH Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (Born 1796)
18th of October 1889 DEATH Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (Born 1808)
18th of October 1892 DEATH William W. Chapman, American politician (Born 1808)
18th of October 1893 DEATH Charles Gounod, French composer (Born 1818)
18th of October 1911 DEATH Alfred Binet, French psychologist (Born 1857)
18th of October 1921 DEATH King Ludwig III of Bavaria (Born 1845)
18th of October 1931 DEATH Thomas Edison, American inventor (Born 1847)
18th of October 1932 DEATH Ioannis Chrysafis, Greek gymnast (Born 1873)
18th of October 1941 DEATH Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (Born 1860)
18th of October 1942 DEATH Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (Born 1862)
18th of October 1948 DEATH Walther von Brauchitsch, German field marshal (Born 1881)
18th of October 1959 DEATH Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (Born 1898)
18th of October 1961 DEATH Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American actress (Born 1892)
18th of October 1965 DEATH Henry Travers, British actor (Born 1874)
18th of October 1965 DEATH Larry Thorne, US soldier (Born 1919)
18th of October 1966 DEATH Sebastian S. Kresge, American merchant (Kmart) (Born 1867)
18th of October 1966 DEATH Elizabeth Arden, Canadian businesswoman (Born 1878)
18th of October 1973 DEATH Margaret Caroline Anderson, American magazine publisher (Born 1886)
18th of October 1973 DEATH Walt Kelly, American cartoonist, (Pogo) (Born 1913)
18th of October 1973 DEATH Leo Strauss, German-American philosopher (Born 1899)
18th of October 1975 DEATH Al Lettieri, American actor (Born 1928)
18th of October 1976 DEATH Kavi Samrat Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Telugu writer (Born 1895)
18th of October 1977 DEATH Red Army Faction Stammheim Prison suicides
18th of October 1977 DEATH Andreas Baader (Born 1943)
18th of October 1977 DEATH Gudrun Ensslin (Born 1940)
18th of October 1977 DEATH Jan-Carl Raspe (Born 1944)
18th of October 1978 DEATH Ramon Mercader, Assassin of Leon Trotsky (Born 1914)
18th of October 1982 DEATH Bess Truman, First Lady of the United States (Born 1885)
18th of October 1982 DEATH Dwain Esper, American film director (Born 1892)
18th of October 1982 DEATH John Robarts, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario (Born 1917)
18th of October 1982 DEATH Pierre Mendes-France, French politician (Born 1907)
18th of October 1983 DEATH Diego Abad de Santillan, Spanish anarchist (Born 1897)
18th of October 1983 DEATH Willie Jones, baseball player (Born 1925)
18th of October 1984 DEATH Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (Born 1957)
18th of October 1984 DEATH Henri Michaux, French painter and poet (Born 1899)
18th of October 2000 DEATH Julie London, American singer and actress (Born 1926)
18th of October 2000 DEATH Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (Born 1925)
18th of October 2001 DEATH Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete and musician (Born 1922)
18th of October 2002 DEATH Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer (Born 1950)
18th of October 2002 DEATH Nikolai Rukavishnikov, cosmonaut (Born 1932)
18th of October 2003 DEATH Preston Smith, Governor of Texas (Born 1912)
18th of October 2003 DEATH Manuel Vazquez Montalban, Spanish writer (Born 1939)
18th of October 2004 DEATH Veerappan, Indian bandit and smuggler (Born 1945)
18th of October 2005 DEATH Johnny Haynes, English footballer (Born 1934)
18th of October 2005 DEATH Bill King, American sports broadcaster (Born 1927)
18th of October 2005 DEATH John Hollis, British actor (Born 1931)
18th of October 2006 DEATH Anna Russell, English music satirist (Born 1911)
18th of October 2006 DEATH Mario Francesco Pompedda, cardinal (Born 1929)
18th of October 2007 DEATH Alan Coren, English writer and satirist (Born 1938)
18th of October 2007 DEATH William J. Crowe, American admiral and ambassador (Born 1925)
18th of October 2007 DEATH Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (Born 1915)
18th of October 2007 DEATH Lucky Dube, South African musician (Born 1964)
18th of October 2008 DEATH Dee Dee Warwick, American soul singer (Born 1945)
18th of October 2010 DEATH Marion Brown, American jazz musician (Born 1931)