Famous Deaths In April - 20
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on this day in history.
1176 Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on this day in history.
1314 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on this day in history.
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.
1521 Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.
1558 On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)
1632 On April - 20 death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1662 On April - 20 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 this day in history.
1759 On April - 20 death of georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1765 Death of Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674) on April - 20.
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1769 Death of Pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered on this day in history.
1786 John Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21 on this day in history.
1812 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office on April - 20.
1820 On April - 20 arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies
1821 Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67 on April - 20.
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 On April - 20 giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
1869 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72 on April - 20.
1872 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62 on April - 20.
1873 Death of William Tite, English architect (b. 1798) on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history death of alexander H. Bailey, American politician (b. 1817)
1887 Death of Muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826) on April - 20.
1899 Death of Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820) on April - 20.
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 this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85
1912 On April - 20 bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64
1918 On April - 20 reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies