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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

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

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

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

1648  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

1716  On this day in history death of john Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)  

1726  On this day in history jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75  

1731  On this day in history daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70  

1784  Death of Nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55  

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

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  Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history 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  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  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65  

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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  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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.