Famous Deaths In April - 20
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1164 On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
1176 Death of Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130) on April - 20.
1314 Clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies on April - 20.
1317 On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1521 Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.
1534 On this day in history elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies
1558 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on April - 20.
1632 Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on April - 20.
1643 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
1662 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on April - 20.
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 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 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 April - 20.
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 On April - 20 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 April - 20.
1869 Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1872 On April - 20 ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62
1873 Death of William Tite, English architect (b. 1798) on April - 20.
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 this day in history.
1906 On this day in history australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26
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 April - 20.
1918 On April - 20 reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies