Famous Deaths In April - 20
Thursday, 21 March 2019
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 On this day in history clement V, [Bertrand Got], pope (1305-14) move papacy to Avignon, dies
1317 Agnes van Montepulciano, Italian mystic/saint, dies on April - 20.
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 Death of Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485) on April - 20.
1632 On this day in history death of nicolas Antione, converted to Judiasm, burned at the stake
1643 Christoph Demantius, composer, dies at 75 on April - 20.
1662 On this day in history gerard Terborch, the elder, painter, dies
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 Death of Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on April - 20.
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 On this day in history death of pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered
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 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 this day in history.
1836 On April - 20 johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
1839 On April - 20 giuseppe Rossini, father of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
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 On this day in history death of william Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
1874 On April - 20 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 On this day in history death of joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
1900 Mebel Mercer, popular British singer, dies on April - 20.
1906 On April - 20 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 On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/writer (Dracula), dies at 64
1918 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies on April - 20.