Vietnamese politician Nguyễn Văn Trân died on December 12, 2018. From 1955 to 1960, he served as Minister of Transport. Nguyễn Văn Trân passed away at 101 ..
Category : Centenarian
American baseball player Frederick John Caligiuri was born on October 22, 1918, and died on November 30, 2018. Fred Caligiuri was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played during 1941 and 1942 for the Philadelphia Athletics. Fred Caligiuri batted and threw right-handed, he stood at 6′ 0″, 190 lb. Caligiuri is a native of ..
Russian-born Liechtensteiner businessman, journalist and sportsman Eduard von Falz-Fein was born on September 14, 1912, in Gavrilovka, Kherson Oblast and died on November 17, 2018. Eduard von Falz-Fein filled in as a “sports ambassador” who started the Olympic development in Liechtenstein was VP of the Liechtenstein Olympic Committee in the mid-1930s. In 1951 and from ..
American psychologist and military, a first African-American woman in the U.S. Coast Guard Olivia J. Hooker was born on February 12, 1915, and died on November 21, 2018. Olivia Hooker was the primary African-American lady to have entered the U.S. Drift Guard, which she did in February 1945, and a resigned therapist and teacher. Olivia ..
Iranian sociologist, economist, journalist, and politician Anvar Khāmahʼī was born on March 20, 1917, and died on November 20, 2018. Khāmahʼī composed numerous books in his claim to fame fields, including his explanatory and basic book Revisionism from Marx to Mao Tse-Tung. Anvar Khāmahʼī was a college teacher at the Université Catholique de Louvain in ..
Chinese nuclear physicist and engineer Cheng Kaijia was born on August 3, 1918, in Wujiang County, Jiangsu Province and died on November 17, 2018. He was a pioneer and key figure in Chinese atomic weapon improvement. Kaijia is known as one of the establishing fathers of Two Bombs, One Satellite. Kaijia moved on from the ..
Sir Sze-yuen Chung was born on November 3, 1917, and died on November 14, 2018. He was a Hong Kong politician. Sir Sze-yuen Chung filled in as a Senior Member of the Executive and Legislative Councils amid the 1980s in the frontier time frame and the main Non-official Convenor of the Executive Council in the ..
Randolph H. Hokanson was born on June 22, 1915, and died on October 2018. He was an American pianist. Hokanson was also the professor emeritus at the University of Washington, Seattle. Randolph Hokanson is recognized for his recordings of Bach, Schubert, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, and Mendelssohn, and has given over 100 performances, including the complete ..
Hamida Habibullah was born on November 20, 1916, and died on March 13, 2018. She was an Indian parliamentarian, educationist, and social worker. Habibullah has been called the iconic face of Indian womanhood in post-independence India. Habibullah was the daughter of Late Nawab Nazir Yar Jung Bahadur, Chief Justice of Hyderabad High Court. Hamida spent ..
Millie Dunn Veasey was born on January 31, 1918, in Raleigh, North Carolina, and died on March 9, 2018. She was a North Carolina veteran. Veasey served from 1942–1945 in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC). Following return to his home from World War II, she worked as executive ..