Famous Deaths on 3rd April

Deaths 1 - 112 of 112

33 - Christ, crucified (according to astronomer Humphreys & Waddington)
628 - Chosroes II, emperor of Persia (579..628), murdered by his son
963 - William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)
1287 - Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies
1350 - Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)
1512 - Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies
1525 - Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api), dies at 49
1581 - Huibert Duifhuis, Roman Catholic pastor (Rotterdam/Utrecht), dies
1606 - Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon, English politician (b. 1563)
1680 - Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire, India (b. 1630)
1682 - Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter, dies
1691 - Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608)
1694 - Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64
1695 - Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
1717 - Jacques Ozanam, French mathematician (b. 1640)
1728 - James Anderson, Scottish lawyer (b. 1662)
1769 - Gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (in blood), dies at 71
1792 - George Pocock, British admiral (b. 1706)
1797 - Nonnosus Madlseder, composer, dies at 66
1804 - Jędrzej Kitowicz, Polish priest (b. 1727/1728)
1811 - Pieter-Jozef Verhaghen, Flemish (court)painter, dies at 83
1822 - Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
1826 - Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
1827 - Ernst Chladni, German physicist (b. 1756)
1838 - Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
1849 - Juliusz Slowacki, Pol poet (Father of the Plague-Patient), dies at 39
1850 - Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 75
1858 - Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer, dies at 79
1862 - James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies
1868 - Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71
1876 - Henriette Davidis, writer, dies
1882 - Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71
Outlaw Jesse JamesOutlaw Jesse James (1882) 1882 - Jesse James, outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph Mo by Robert Ford
1884 - Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59
1897 - Johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63
1901 - Richard D'Oyly Carte, promotor (Gilbert & Sullivan operas), dies
1909 - Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer, dies at 71
1915 - Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide
1919 - Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62
1920 - Homer Newton Bartlett, composer, dies at 74
1930 - Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (b. 1847)
1936 - Bruno Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh baby killer, executed
1941 - Pal Teleki-von Szek, PM Hungary (1920-21, 39-41), suicide at 61
1942 - Albert Siklos, composer, dies at 63
1942 - Paul Gilson, composer, dies at 76
1943 - Conrad Veidt, German/US actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies at 50
1945 - Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Vienna Verbatim), dies at 43
1946 - Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed
1949 - Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89
1950 - Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70
1950 - Carter G Woodson, American historian (black studies), dies at 74
1950 - Kurt Julian Weill, German composer (Dreigroschenoper), dies at 50
1951 - Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72
1956 - T Kostov, Bulgarian vice-premier, executed
1958 - Theodor Kramer, writer, dies
1960 - Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist, dies at 87
1962 - Benny "Kid" Paret, US welterweight boxer, dies after fight, at 24
1962 - Manolis Kalomiris, Greek opera composer, dies at 78
1965 - Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898)
1966 - Russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73
1969 - Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara), dies at 65
1971 - Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66
1971 - Manfred Bonnington Lee, [Ellery Queen], detective writer, dies at 65
1972 - Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80
1972 - Ferde Grofe, US composer (Grand Canyon Suite), dies at 80
1975 - Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42
1976 - Maurice Johnstone, composer, dies at 75
1977 - Jack Ryder, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 1394 runs), dies
1978 - Ray Noble, English bandleader and composer (b. 1903)
1980 - Luella Gear, actress (Joe & Mabel), dies at 82
1981 - Juan Trippe, Airline entrepreneur and pioneer, Pan Am founder (b. 1899)
1982 - Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69
1982 - Warren Oates, actor (East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies at 53
1986 - Peter Pears, English tenor (Death in Venice), dies at 75
1987 - Tom Sestak, American football player (b. 1936)
1988 - Milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81
1989 - Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79
1990 - Katharine Balfour, actress (Love Story), dies of ALS at 69
1990 - Sarah Vaughn, jazz singer, dies of lung cancer at 66
Writer Graham GreeneWriter Graham Greene (1991) 1991 - Graham Greene, Brit writer (3rd Man, Our man in Havana), dies at 86
1992 - Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
1992 - Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
1993 - Alexander Mnouchkine, French movie producer (Professional), dies at 83
1993 - Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57
1993 - Eduardo Cabellero Calderon, Colombian writer/diplomat, dies at 83
1993 - Pinky Lee, kiddie host (Pinky Lee Show), dies of heart attack at 85
1994 - Betty Furness, actress/news consumer reporter (WNBC), dies at 78
1994 - Frank G Wells, US director (Walt Disney), dies at 62
1994 - Jerome Lejeune, French geneticist (Syndrome of Down), dies at 67
1994 - Pat Harper, NYC news anchor (WPIX, WNBC), dies
1995 - David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer, dies at 86
1995 - Harvey Pennick, golfer/teacher, dies at 89
1996 - Carl Stokes, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies
1996 - Christopher John Seward, aid worker, dies at 45
1996 - Ron Brown, sec of Comerce, dies in an accident
1996 - Ronald Harmon Brown, politician, dies at 54
1996 - Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes, bluesman, dies at 59
1996 - Ron Brown, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (b. 1941)
1997 - Judy Flannery, master triathelete, killed by a car at 56
1998 - Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (b. 1900)
1999 - Lionel Bart, English pop music composer and writer, dies of liver cancer at 68
2000 - Terence McKenna, American writer and philosopher (b. 1946)
2001 - Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist
2002 - Fad Gadget, English singer and musician (b. 1956)
2003 - Michael Kelly, American journalist (b. 1957)
2005 - Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940)
2005 - Jef Eygel, Belgian basketball player (b. 1933)
2007 - Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921)
2007 - Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919)
2007 - Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman (b. 1937)
2008 - Hrvoje Ćustić, Croatian football player (b. 1983)
2013 - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born British and American novelist and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary failure at 85

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