Famous Deaths in October 1918

  • Oct 5 Roland Garros, French stunt flyer, dies
  • Oct 7 Hubert Parry, English musicologist and composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70
  • Oct 9 Michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WWI), murdered at 60
  • Oct 13 Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies
  • Oct 15 Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian saint (b. circa 1838)
  • Oct 16 Felix Arndt, American composer, dies during the Spanish Flu pandemic at 29
  • Oct 17 Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies
  • Oct 19 Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WWI), dies at 34
  • Oct 19 Harold Lockwood, American actor (b. 1887)
  • Oct 22 Myrtle Gonzalez, American film and stage actress (b. 1891)
  • Oct 24 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 28 Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician (b. 1845)
  • Oct 28 Edward Bouchet, American Physicist, 1st African American to receive US Ph.D, dies at 66
  • Oct 31 Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28
  • Oct 31 Stephen Tisza, Hungarian PM (-1917), assassinated by soldiers