Famous Deaths In April - 20
Saturday, 25 May 2019
1164 On April - 20 victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
1176 On April - 20 death of richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
1314 On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
1317 On this day in history agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1521 Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on this day in history.
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.
1558 On this day in history death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)
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 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 April - 20.
1768 On this day in history giovanni AC Canaletto, Italian painter/cartoonist (Rialto), dies at 70
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 this day in history.
1820 Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies on April - 20.
1821 On this day in history franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67
1831 Death of John Abernethy, English surgeon (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1836 On this day in history johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
1839 On April - 20 giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
1869 On April - 20 johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
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 this day in history.
1874 Death of Alexander H. Bailey, American politician (b. 1817) on this day in history.
1887 On April - 20 death of muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826)
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 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 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