Famous Deaths In April - 02
Friday, 07 August 2020
1928 Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies on this day in history.
1930 Death of Empress Zauditu of Ethiopia (b. 1876) on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history hugo Kaun, composer, dies at 69
1933 K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies on April - 02.
1936 On April - 02 death of jean-Baptiste EugĂ¨ne Estienne, French general (b. 1860)
1937 Nathan Birnbaum, Austria philosopher (Zionism), dies at about 72 on April - 02.
1938 Alice Berend, writer, dies on this day in history.
1941 Paul Teleki, premier Hungary, dies on this day in history.
1944 On April - 02 mikulas Moyzes, composer, dies at 71
1947 Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies on this day in history.
1951 Simon Barere, pianist, dies while perfoming at Carnegie Hall on April - 02.
1952 Bernard F Lyot, Fren astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at 55 on April - 02.
1953 Jean Epstein, French director (Vive la Vie), dies at 56 on April - 02.
1956 On April - 02 albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgium ambassador to Tokyo, dies at 82
1958 On this day in history death of josei Toda, Japanese second president of the Buddhist association Soka Gakkai (b. 1900)
1959 On this day in history benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79
1961 August Defresne, Dutch director (Anno Christi 969), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1965 Renzo Bossi, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1966 On April - 02 cecil Scott Forester, English author (Horatio Hornblower), dies at 66
1969 On April - 02 fortunio Bonanova, actor (My Best Gal, Havana Rose), dies at 74
1972 On this day in history gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57
1974 Douglass Dumbrille, actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1976 Ray Teal, actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1979 Carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1980 Dick Howorth, cricketer (Engld slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies on April - 02.
1987 Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on April - 02.
1990 Aldo Fabrizi, actor (Postman Goes to War, Open City), dies at 85 on April - 02.
1992 Paula Kelly, singer/actress (Sweet Charity), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1993 Eugenie Leontovitch, actress (4 Sons, Homicidal), dies at 93 on April - 02.
1994 Richard Davies, actor (Pvt Buckaroo), dies of heart attack at 79 on April - 02.
1995 On April - 02 hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86
1997 Tomoyuki Tanaka, producer (Godzilla), dies of a stroke at 86 on April - 02.
1998 Death of Rob Pilatus, American model and entertainer (Milli Vanilli) (b. 1965) on this day in history.
2000 On this day in history death of tommaso Buscetta, Sicilian mafioso and pentito (b. 1928)