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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

0757  On April - 26 stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on this day in history.  

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On this day in history death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  On April - 26 death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on this day in history.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  

1648  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79 on April - 26.  

1703  On this day in history georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58  

1716  Death of John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651) on this day in history.  

1726  On April - 26 jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75  

1731  Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1784  On April - 26 death of nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)  

1785  On April - 26 karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

1789  Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on April - 26.  

1805  On April - 26 jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55  

1827  Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on April - 26.  

1865  On April - 26 charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74  

1881  On April - 26 death of ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)  

1892  On April - 26 death of sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791)  

1907  On this day in history pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On April - 26 bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77  

1920  On April - 26 death of srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887)  

1922  On this day in history hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84  

1924  On this day in history josef Labor, composer, dies at 82  

1932  Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

1936  Death of Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886) on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79  

1940  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

1941  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1944  On April - 26 death of violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893)  

1945  Death of Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871) on April - 26.  

1946  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on April - 26.  

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1637  On April - 26 birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)