Famous Deaths In April - 05
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0582 On this day in history death of eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople (c. 512)
0828 Nicephorus, patriarch of Constantinopel (806-15), dies at about 77 on April - 05.
1168 Death of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b. 1104) on April - 05.
1258 Julian of Cornillon/Liege, Flemish visionary/saint, dies on April - 05.
1270 On this day in history ramban Nachmanides, Talmudic scholar (Hiddushei Ha-Ramden), dies
1419 Death of Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1350) on this day in history.
1531 On this day in history death of richard Roose, boiled to death for trying to poison an archbishop
1605 Death of Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513) on April - 05.
1617 Death of Alonso Lobo, Spanish composer (b. 1555) on April - 05.
1649 John Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1673 Death of Francois Caron, admiral/governor (Formosa), drowns at about 72 on this day in history.
1676 Death of John Winthrop, the Younger, American politician (b. 1606) on this day in history.
1684 On April - 05 william Brouncker, 2nd viscount/1st pres of Royal Society, dies
1693 On this day in history anne M L of Orleans, duchess (Grande Mademoiselle), dies at 65
1695 George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax, dies at 61 on April - 05.
1697 On this day in history charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41
1712 On April - 05 john Luyken, poet/etcher (species company), dies at 63
1717 Death of Jean Jouvenet, French painter (b. 1647) on this day in history.
1723 On April - 05 j Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (Hofburg, Vienna), dies at 66
1732 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer, dies at 52 on April - 05.
1735 On April - 05 death of william Derham, English minister and writer (b. 1657)
1765 On this day in history edward Young, English poet (Love of Fame), dies at 81
1794 Death of Georges-Jacques Danton, French revolutionary leader, guillotined at 34 on this day in history.
1811 Robert Raikes, founder of Sunday Schools, dies on April - 05.
1820 Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81 on April - 05.
1871 Georg Andreas Henkel, composer, dies at 66 on April - 05.
1878 On this day in history wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87
1884 John Wisden, publisher/cricketer (prominent Sussex player), dies on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history john Rogers Thomas, composer, dies at 66
1900 On April - 05 comte de Villebois-Marevil, French/S African general, dies in battle
1907 On April - 05 anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman philosphy in Neth), dies at 65
1908 On April - 05 gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55
1918 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1921 On April - 05 alphonsus J M Diepenbrock, Dutch composer (Missa), dies at 58