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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Saturday, 18 April 2015

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

1192  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on this day in history.  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79  

1703  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1716  Death of John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651) on April - 26.  

1726  Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1731  On April - 26 daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70  

1784  On this day in history death of nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)  

1785  Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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

1805  Jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1827  Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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

1881  On this day in history death of ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)  

1892  Death of Sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887) on this day in history.  

1922  Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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  On April - 26 carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  

1941  On this day in history jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74  

1944  Death of Violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893) on April - 26.  

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

1946  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  

1648  On this day in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)