Famous Deaths In April - 20
Monday, 25 January 2021
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 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on April - 20.
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.
1521 On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
1534 On April - 20 elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies
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 this day in history.
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 April - 20.
1703 On April - 20 death of lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632)
1759 On April - 20 death of georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
1765 On April - 20 death of abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674)
1768 Giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1769 On this day in history death of pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered
1786 On April - 20 john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
1812 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office on this day in history.
1820 On April - 20 arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies
1821 On this day in history franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67
1831 On this day in history death of john Abernethy, English surgeon (b. 1764)
1836 On this day in history johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
1839 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies on this day in history.
1869 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62
1873 Death of William Tite, English architect (b. 1798) on this day in history.
1874 Death of Alexander H. Bailey, American politician (b. 1817) on April - 20.
1887 On this day in history death of muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826)
1899 On April - 20 death of joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on April - 20.
1906 Australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26 on April - 20.
1908 Henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1912 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1918 On April - 20 reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies