Famous Deaths for 21st October 2018

1266 – Birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210)
1629 – Tumengung Buraksa, Matarams/Javanese general, dies in battle
1687 – Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller’s plot), dies
1861 – Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50
1897 – Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, dies at 50
1924 – Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, dies at 76
1982 – Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don’t Come Easy), dies of a drug overdose at 30
1996 – George Houston, land economist, dies at 74
2003 РLuis A. Ferr̩, Puerto Rican industrialist and politician (Governor of Puerto Rico, 1969-73), dies at 99
2003 – Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)

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