Kunwar Bai Yadav was born in 1912 and died in February 23, 2018. She was a 106-year-old woman. She resided in a village in Dhamtari district in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Inspired by the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign), Yadav sold seven of her goats to raise the money to build a ..
Euler Granda was born in Riobamba, on June 7, 1935, and died in February 2018. He was an Ecuadorian poet, writer, and psychiatrist. His awards include, The Eugenio Espejo Prize in Literature (2009), The “Jorge Luis Borges” Latin American Poetry Prize (1987) and First Place in El Universo’s “Ismael Pérez Pazmiño” Poetry Prize (1961). He ..
Li Ching, also spelled Lee Ching was born on 8 November 1948 and died in February 2018. She was a Chinese actress. She was born in Shanghai as Li Guoying and was raised in Hong Kong, China after finishing secondary school and an acting course. Li Ching announced her retirement as an actress in 1983, ..
Valentin Mikhaylovich Falin was born on 3 April 1926 and died at 22 February 2018. He was a former Soviet diplomat and politician. He was born in Leningrad he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1950. Bewteen 1951 and 1958 Falin worked at the USSR Foreign Ministry. Valentin Mikhaylovich Falin was ..
Richard Edward Taylor was born on 2 November 1929 and died on 22 February 2018. He was a Nobel Prize–winning professor emeritus at Stanford University. During 1990, Taylor shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Jerome Friedman and Henry Kendall “for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, ..
Ivor Smith was born in 1925 and died on 18 February 2018. He was an English architect, responsible in part for Park Hill in Sheffield. During the 1970s Smith was partnered with Cailey Hutton. The pair were responsible for developments such as Morant House, which is a modern-for-its-time architecture for social housing. Some of his ..
Peter Kocot was born on September 18, 1956 and died on February 22, 2018. He was an American politician. He was representative to the state legislature of Massachusetts from April 2002 until his death in February 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented the First Hampshire district, which includes Montgomery, Hatfield, Southampton, Westhampton, ..
Antonio Fraguas de Pablo, better known as Forges was born on 17 January 1942 and died on 22 February 2018. He was a Spanish graphic humorist. Antonio Fraguas de Pablo’s artistic name is based on the translation to Catalan of the word “forges”. He was born in Madrid. He was the son of a Catalan ..
Arthur Black was born on 30 August 1943 and died on 21 February 2018. He was a Canadian humorist and radio personality, best known as the longtime host, from 1983 to 2002, of Basic Black on CBC Radio which had a weekly audience of more than 600,000 listeners. He also wrote a series of books ..
During the mid-1980s The Jayhawks are an American alternative country and country rock band that emerged from the Twin Cities music scene. The Bandscountry rock sound was influential on many bands who played the Twin Cities circuit during the 1980s and 1990s like Uncle Tupelo, the Gear Daddies and the Honeydogs. They have released several ..