On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1918

  • Nov 3 Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (Lyapunov exponent), dies at 61
  • Nov 4 Andrew Dickson White, American historian and educator, 1st President of Cornell University, dies at 85
  • Nov 4 Wilfred Owen, English soldier and anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth, Futility), killed in action at 25 during the crossing of the Sambre–Oise Canal, exactly one week before the signing of the Armistice
  • Nov 9 Guillaume Apollinaire [Kostrowitsky], Fr poet (Alcools), dies at 38
  • Nov 11 Victor Adler, Austrian politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), dies at 66
  • Nov 11 George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier, last person to be killed in WW I (b. 1892)
  • Nov 13 Marten Baersma [MH Bottema], Fries author, dies at 28
  • Nov 15 Georges Antoine, Belgian composer, dies at 26
  • Nov 18 Reggie Schwartz, South African cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies at 43
  • Nov 26 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
  • Nov 28 Alexis Contant, Canadian pianist, organist and composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 29 Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Helten), dies at 40