Famous Deaths for 18th August 2022

1318 – Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)
1559 – Paul IV [Giampietro Caraffa], Pope (1555-59), dies at 83
1634 – Urbain Grandier, French priest (b. 1590)
1712 – Richard Savage, 4th Earl Rivers, English soldier
1907 – John Kerr, Scottish physicist and pioneer in the field of electro-optics (electro-visually Kerr-effect), dies at 82
1916 – Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36
1961 – Learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89
2006 – Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
2006 – Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
2010 – Scott Davis, American Announcer of Track and Field (b.1943)

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