Famous People Who Died on October 18
Entrepreneur, Inventor / 1847 - 1931
Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the electric light bulb, the telephone and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than a 1,000 patents for his inventions.
William Waldorf Astor
Business Leader, Political Leader, Publisher / 1848 - 1919
William Waldorf Astor was a wealthy descendant of John Jacob Astor who became a New York State senator and a member of the New York State Assembly.
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
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