Famous Deaths in May 1918

  • May 3 Charlie Soong, Chinese Methodist missionary and key player in the Xinhai Revolution of 1911, dies at 55
  • May 9 George Co┼čbuc, Romanian poet (b. 1866)
  • May 12 Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (Violet Crumble), dies at 73
  • May 14 James Gordon Bennett, Jr., American newspaper publisher (b. 1841)
  • May 16 Eusapia Palladino, Italian spiritual medium, dies at 64
  • May 18 Toivo Kuula, Finnish composer, dies after being shot in a quarrel at 34
  • May 19 Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (b. 1885)
  • May 24 Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor
  • May 27 Henry Adams, US literature historian (Esther), dies at 80
  • May 30 Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist, dies