Famous People Who Died on June 18Th in History

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Dying is just like taxes in the respect that it is going to happen to you and me. Over history, we realize it doesn’t matter who you are, you are going to face death. Famous people have no secret weapon against death. They are just like you and I. They will die. We will die. Death is a part of life. However, many of us look forward to eternal life in Heaven. After we all pass from this world, I hope to meet each one of you in a better place called Heaven.

We Live And We Die

Nobody Lives Forever

See You In Heaven

What Happened Today in History?

1778 – American Revolutionary War: British troops abandon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1812 – War of 1812: The U.S. Congress declares war on the United Kingdom

1815 – Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by the Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher forcing him to abdicate the throne of France for the second and last time.

1940 – “Finest Hour” speech by Winston Churchill

1965 – Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam

Deaths

1606-1673 – Jeanne Mance, French settler of New France, founder of Montreal and of Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, the first hospital in North America

1760-1794 – François Nicolas Leonard Buzot was a French politician and leader of the French Revolution

1890-1916 – Max Immelmann, German flying ace

1879-1959 – Ethel Barrymore, American actress, member of the Barrymore family of actors and the great-aunt of Drew Barrymore

1905-1971 – Thomas Gomez, American actor

1904-1980 – André Leducq, French cyclist who won the 1930 and 1932 Tour de France

1934-1984 – Alan Berg, American radio talk show host

1921-1986 – Frances Scott Fitzgerald, American writer and a prominent member of the United States Democratic Party, the only child of F. Scott Fitzgerald

1944-1992 – Peter Allen, his songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, with one, Arthur’s Theme, winning an Academy Award in 1981

1924-2002 – Jack Buck, American baseball announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals and a Hall of Famer

1923-2003 – Larry Doby, American baseball player, Hall of Fame centerfielder in MLB

This is series of famous people who died was inspired by Faye Farley who writes about famous people who were born on the same dates. Each day I will make a list of the famous people who died on the particular day with a link to her story about who was born on a particular day. Today’s famous deaths will be linked to her September 27 story because she has not made it to October yet. Click here to check out Faye’s writing

Sources

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