Famous Deaths In April - 01
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
1922 Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies on this day in history.
1925 Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77 on April - 01.
1930 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1933 Frederick Lord Chelmsford, viceroy of Brit-Ind (1916-21), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1936 On April - 01 mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer, dies at 61
1941 On April - 01 hippolyte Delehaye, Flemish historian, dies at 81
1946 Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1947 On April - 01 george II, king of Greece, dies at 56
1950 On April - 01 charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45
1951 Clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1955 Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68 on April - 01.
1957 Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies on April - 01.
1960 On this day in history piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62
1964 On April - 01 bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60
1965 Henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76 on April - 01.
1966 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59
1973 Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies on this day in history.
1974 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86 on April - 01.
1975 Eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95 on April - 01.
1976 Freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63 on April - 01.
1979 On this day in history marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51
1981 D[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1984 Death of Marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44 on April - 01.
1985 On this day in history death of douglass Wallop, American novelist and playwright (b. 1920)
1988 Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91 on April - 01.
1989 On April - 01 henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57
1991 Martha Graham, US, choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96 on this day in history.
1992 On April - 01 juanito, soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash
1993 On April - 01 alan Kulwicki, stock car racer, dies in plane crash at 38
1994 Leon Degrelle, Belgium general, dies on this day in history.
1995 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies
1997 On this day in history jolie Gabor, mother of Zsa Zsa & Eva, dies at 97