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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Friday, 18 April 2014

0630  Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on this day in history.  

1076  On this day in history willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies  

1124  On this day in history alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

1599  On this day in history death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)  

1605  On this day in history leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69  

1613  On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

1625  Death of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553) on this day in history.  

1656  Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1682  Theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies on this day in history.  

1694  Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25 on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44  

1702  On this day in history jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51  

1758  Jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1764  Jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1782  Death of William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (b. 1710) on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history william Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47  

1813  On this day in history zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34  

1871  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70  

1873  On this day in history death of william Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)  

1881  On this day in history ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76  

1882  Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies on this day in history.  

1893  John Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday on this day in history.  

1896  Death of Henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1901  Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1902  Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43  

1932  Death of Harold "Heart" Crane, US poet (Bridge), commits suicide at 32 on this day in history.  

1936  Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46  

1938  Edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Colonies, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1941  Death of Penelope Delta, Greek author (b. 1874) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1410  On this day in history birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia  

1495  On this day in history birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

1623  On this day in history birth of johann Adam Reincken, composer  

1650  On this day in history birth of charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)  

1701  On this day in history birth of charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia  

1707  John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on this day in history.  

1718  On this day in history birth of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)  

1724  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on this day in history.