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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Sunday, 20 April 2014

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1731  On this day in history 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  On this day in history karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

1789  On this day in history peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67  

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

1827  On this day in history bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90  

1865  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1910  Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1920  Death of Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887) on this day in history.  

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

1940  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893)  

1945  Death of Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871) on this day in history.  

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

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

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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