Famous Deaths In April - 20
Friday, 17 January 2020
1164 On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
1176 On this day in history death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
1314 On April - 20 clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.
1521 On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
1558 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on this day in history.
1632 Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.
1643 On April - 20 christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
1662 On this day in history gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
1695 Georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1703 Death of Lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632) on April - 20.
1759 On this day in history death of georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1765 Death of Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674) on this day in history.
1768 On April - 20 giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70
1769 Death of Pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered on April - 20.
1786 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21 on April - 20.
1812 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office on this day in history.
1820 Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies on April - 20.
1821 Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1831 Death of John Abernethy, English surgeon (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1836 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1839 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies on April - 20.
1869 On this day in history johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
1872 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1873 On April - 20 death of william Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
1874 Death of Alexander H. Bailey, American politician (b. 1817) on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history death of muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826)
1899 On this day in history death of joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on this day in history.
1906 On April - 20 australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26
1908 On April - 20 henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85
1912 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 on April - 20.
1918 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies on this day in history.