Famous Deaths In April - 20
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1317 On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1521 On April - 20 death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
1558 On April - 20 death of johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)
1632 Death of Nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history 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 April - 20.
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history death of joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
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 this day in history.
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 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies on April - 20.