Famous Deaths In April - 20
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on this day in history.
1176 On April - 20 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 this day in history.
1521 On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on this day in history.
1558 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
1643 On April - 20 christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75
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 April - 20.
1759 Death of Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.
1765 On this day in history 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 April - 20.
1769 Death of Pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered on April - 20.
1786 On this day in history john Goodricke, English deaf & dumb astronomer, dies at 21
1812 On April - 20 george Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office
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 On this day in history death of john Abernethy, English surgeon (b. 1764)
1836 On April - 20 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
1839 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826)
1899 Death of Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies
1906 Australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26 on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85
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