On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1918

  • Jul 2 Mehmed V Resjad, Sultan of Turkey (1909-18), dies at 73
  • Jul 3 Mehmed V, 35th Ottoman Sultan (1909-18), dies at 73
  • Jul 3 David Alfred Thomas, 1st Viscount Rhondda, Welsh coal-mining entrepreneur, dies at 62
  • Jul 6 Count von Mirbach, German ambassador to Moscow, dies
  • Jul 12 Dragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer, dies at 54
  • Jul 12 William McComb, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 89
  • Jul 14 Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of United States President Theodore Roosevelt, killed in aerial combat over France on Bastille Day at 20
  • Jul 16 José de Diego, Puerto Rican patriot and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain and the U.S., dies at 52

ExecutionAlexei Nikolaevich

Jul 17 Alexei Nikolaevich, last Tsarevich of Russia and son of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 13

ExecutionAnastasia Nikolaevna

Jul 17 Anastasia Nikolaevna, Russian Grand Duchess, youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 17 by a group of Bolsheviks

  • Jul 17 Eugene Botkin, Russian court physician of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 53
  • Jul 17 Ivan Kharitonov, Russian cook of Tsar Nicholas II, executed around the age of 46
  • Jul 17 Anna Demidova, Russian lady in waiting of Tsarina Alexandra, executed at 40
  • Jul 17 Maria Nikolaevna Russian Grand Duchess, 3rd daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 19 by a group of Bolsheviks

ExecutionNicholas II

Jul 17 Nicholas II, last Tsar of Russia (1894-1917), executed by a Bolshevik firing squad in Yekaterinburg, Siberia at 50

  • Jul 17 Olga Nikolaevna, Russian Grand Duchess, eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 22 by a group of Bolsheviks
  • Jul 17 Tatiana Nikolaevna, Russian Grand Duchess, 2nd daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 21 by a group of Bolsheviks
  • Jul 17 Alexei Trupp, Russian footman and assistant of Tsar Nicholas II, executed at 62
  • Jul 17 Alexandra Feodorovna [Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine], last Russian Tsarina (1894-1918), executed by firing squad at 46
  • Jul 18 Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna (b. 1864)
  • Jul 19 Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies
  • Jul 22 Indra Lal Roy, Indian World War I flying ace, dies at 19
  • Jul 25 Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies
  • Jul 25 Franiska zu Reventlow, writer, dies at 47
  • Jul 26 Eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flying ace (Victoria Cross), dies at 31
  • Jul 29 Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863)
  • Jul 30 Chaim Soloveitchik, Rabbi of Brisk, talmudic scholar, dies