Famous Deaths In April - 20
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
1164 Victor IV, [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies on April - 20.
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 this day in history.
1317 On April - 20 agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies
1521 Death of Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) on April - 20.
1534 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], British prophet, dies on April - 20.
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 this day in history.
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
1662 Gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies on April - 20.
1695 On this day in history georg Caspar Weckler, composer, dies at 63
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 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 this day in history.
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 April - 20.
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 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 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1839 Giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies on April - 20.
1869 On April - 20 johann Carl Gottfried Loewe, composer, dies at 72
1872 Ljudwit Gaj, Croatian writer/poet (Pjesma iz Zagorja), dies at 62 on April - 20.
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 Death of Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820) on April - 20.
1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on this day in history.
1906 On April - 20 australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26
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 this day in history.
1918 On April - 20 reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies