Famous Deaths on 7th April

Deaths 1 - 114 of 114

30 - Jesus Christ, crucified, according to astronomer Schaefer, dies
924 - Berengarius I, Emperor of Italy, murdered
1307 - Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I of England (b. 1271)
1444 - John Capreolus, French theologist (Libri IV), dies at about 50
1498 - Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27
1524 - Philip of Burgundy, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1614 - El Greco, Greek-born artist working in Spain (b. 1541)
1638 - Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (b. 1576)
1651 - Lennart Torstenson, Swedish soldier and engineer (b. 1603)
1658 - Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, Spanish mystic (b. 1595)
1661 - Sir William Brereton, 1st Baronet, English soldier and politician (b. 1604)
1663 - Francis Cooke, Mayflower pilgrim (b. c. 1583)
1668 - William Davenant, English poet (b. 1606)
1719 - Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theory/saint, dies at 67
1739 - Dick Turpin, English highwayman (hanged) (b. 1706)
1747 - Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (b. 1676)
1766 - Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch classicist, dies at 81
1767 - Franz Sparry, composer, dies at 51
1768 - Michel Mathieu, composer, dies at 78
1778 - Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer, dies at 52
1782 - Taksin, King of Thailand (b. 1734)
1783 - Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, composer, dies at 71
1789 - Peter Camper, anatomist/animal scholar, dies at 66
1789 - Abd-ul-Hamid I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1725)
1801 - Noël François de Wailly, French lexicographer (b. 1724)
1803 - [Francois D] Toussaint L'Ouverture/Haitian revolutionary, dies
1810 - Pieter L van de Kasteele, Dutch politician/patriot, dies at 61
1811 - Garsevan Chavchavadze, Georgian diplomat and politician (b. 1757)
1823 - Jacques Charles, French chemist (b. 1746)
1833 - Antoni Henryk Radziwill, Lithuanian/Polish composer, dies at 57
1836 - William Godwin, English political writer (b. 1756)
1842 - Henrik A Bjerregaard, Norw writer/poet (Fjeldeventyret), dies at 50
1850 - William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), dies at 87
1858 - Anton Diabelli, Austria publisher/composer, dies at 76
1862 - Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62
1868 - D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation (b. 1825)
1871 - Alexander, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 1 day old
1871 - Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Aus adm (Helgoland/Lissa), dies at 43
1871 - Alexander Lloyd, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
1875 - Georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57
1877 - Errico Petrella, composer, dies at 63
1880 - Diederich Krug, composer, dies at 58
1881 - Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65
1884 - Maria van Ackere-Doolaeghe, Flemish poet (Avondlamp), dies at 80
1885 - Carl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (b. 1804)
1891 - Phineas T Barnum, US circus promoter (B & Bailey), dies at 88
1917 - Spyridon Filiskos Samaras, composer, dies at 53
1920 - Karl Binding, German jurist (b. 1841)
1928 - Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (b. 1873)
1932 - Erv A Kelley, US policeman, shot to death by Pretty Boy Floyd
1933 - Jan Erik/Eric Jan Hanussen, Berlin astrologist/illusionist, murdered
1934 - William Monroe Trotter, African, dies on 62nd birthday in Boston
1939 - Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1879)
1943 - Jovan Ducic, Serbian poet (Blue Legends), dies at 72
1943 - Alexandre Millerand, President of France (b. 1859)
1950 - Walter Huston, dies at 66
1955 - Theda Bara, actress (Camille, Cleopatra, 2 Orphans), dies at 62
1958 - Judge Jackson, composer, dies at 75
1958 - Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer, dies at 58
1961 - Jesus Guridi, composer, dies at 74
1961 - Marian Jordan, radio comedienne (Fibber McGee & Molly), dies at 62
1961 - Yusef Greiss, composer, dies at 61
1967 - Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood
1968 - Jim Clark, two-time F1 World Champion and winner of the Indianapolis 500, dies in a racing accident during a Formula 2 race at Hockenheim, Germany at 32
1970 - Josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies
1971 - Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74
1972 - "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party
1972 - Abeid Karume, Tanzanian sheik/president, murdered
1972 - Victor Wong, actor (Mission to Moscow, King Kong) dies at 65
1973 - Nick Stuart, bandleader, dies of cancer at 69
1976 - Mary Margaret McBride, TV hostess (Mary Margaret McBride), dies at 76
1977 - Siegfried Buback, German FR procureur-genl, murdered attorney-general
1978 - Ernest Kanitz, composer, dies at 83
1979 - Bruno Apitz, writer, dies at 78
1981 - Kit Lambert, British record producer and manager (The Who) (b. 1935)
1982 - Brenda Benet, actress (Track of Thunder), commits suicide by gun at 36
1982 - Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (b. 1948)
1983 - Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82
1984 - Frank Church, (Sen-D-Ohio, 1957-81), dies at 59
1984 - Samuel C Engel, poet, dies of heart failure at 79
1987 - Maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75
1988 - Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
1989 - Tikhon Toropets, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint, dies at 123(?)
1992 - Alix Talton, former Miss Georgia, dies of lung cancer at 72
1992 - Clovis Ruffin, fashion designer (T shirt dress), dies of AIDS at 46
1992 - Rick Emery, dies after long illness at 39
1993 - Max Croiset, Dutch actor/dramatist/director (Zeekant), dies at 80
1993 - Richard Schmiechen, dies of AIDS at 45
1993 - S C (Billy) Griffith, cricketer (England 1948-49, MCC sect), dies
1994 - Agathe Uwilingiyimana, PM of Rwanda, assassinated
1994 - Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann, German/US historian, dies at 85
1994 - Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist, dies at 59
1994 - Evert Hartman, Dutch writer (War Without Friends), dies at 56
1994 - Francois de Grossouvre, Pres Mitterrand advisor, suicide at 76
1994 - Lee Brilleaux, British R&B-singer/guitarist (Dr Feelgood), dies of lymphoma at 41
1994 - Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (b. 1923)
1995 - Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect, dies at 68
1996 - Ian Spurling, ballet designer, dies at 59
1997 - Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (b. 1923)
1997 - Georgi Shonin, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1935)
1998 - Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer
2001 - David Graf, American actor (b. 1950)
2001 - Beatrice Straight, American actress, dies of pneumonia at 86
2002 - John Agar, American actor (b. 1921)
2003 - Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (b. 1903)
2003 - David Greene, British television director (b. 1921)
2004 - Victor Argo, American actor (b. 1934)
2005 - Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (b. 1922)
2005 - Bob Kennedy, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
2005 - Cliff Allison, British racing driver (b. 1932)
2007 - Johnny Hart, American cartoonist (b. 1931)
2007 - Barry Nelson, American actor (b. 1917)
2009 - Dave Arneson, Co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (b. 1947)
Newscaster Mike WallaceNewscaster Mike Wallace (2012) 2012 - Mike Wallace [Myron], American media personality, dies at 93

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