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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

0757  On this day in history 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  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  

1478  On this day in history 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  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)  

1785  On this day in history karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

1789  Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74  

1881  Death of Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history death of sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791)  

1907  Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77  

1920  On this day in history death of srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887)  

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  On this day in history bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies  

1936  On this day in history death of tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  

1938  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  

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

1944  On this day in history death of violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893)  

1945  On this day in history death of pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871)  

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  On this day in history birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  

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  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

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

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on this day in history.