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15 April Deaths

Published : 15 Apr 2017, 11:15

Jagoroniya Desk

 

April 15 is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 260 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Monday or Tuesday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Thursday or Saturday (56).

Deaths

628 – Empress Suiko of Japan (b. 554)
1053 – Godwin, Earl of Wessex (b. 1001)
1136 – Richard Fitz Gilbert de Clare (b. 1094)
1220 – Adolf of Altena, German archbishop (b. 1157)
1237 – Richard Poore, English ecclesiastic
1415 – Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek philosopher and translator (b. 1355)
1446 – Filippo Brunelleschi, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1377)
1502 – John IV of Chalon-Arlay, Prince of Orange (b. 1443)
1610 – Robert Persons, English Jesuit priest, insurrectionist, and author (b. 1546)
1632 – George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, English politician, English Secretary of State (b. 1580)
1652 – Patriarch Joseph of Moscow, Russian patriarch
1659 – Simon Dach, German poet and hymnwriter (b. 1605)
1704 – Johannes Hudde, Dutch mathematician and politician (b. 1628)
1719 – Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, French wife of Louis XIV of France (b. 1635)
1754 – Jacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician and academic (b. 1676)
1761 – Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord President of the Court of Session (b. 1682)
1761 – William Oldys, English historian and author (b. 1696)
1764 – Madame de Pompadour, French mistress of Louis XV of France (b. 1721)
1764 – Peder Horrebow, Danish astronomer and mathematician (b. 1679)
1765 – Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian chemist and physicist (b. 1711)
1788 – Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer (b. 1711)
1793 – Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian priest, mathematician, and astronomer (b. 1718)
1854 – Arthur Aikin, English chemist and mineralogist (b. 1773)
1861 – Sylvester Jordan, Austrian-German lawyer and politician (b. 1792)
1865 – Abraham Lincoln, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 16th President of the United States (b. 1809)
1888 – Matthew Arnold, English poet and critic (b. 1822)
1889 – Father Damien, Belgian priest and saint (b. 1840)
1898 – Te Keepa Te Rangihiwinui, New Zealand commander and politician
1912 – Victims of the RMS Titanic disaster
Thomas Andrews, Irish businessman and shipbuilder (b. 1873)
John Jacob Astor IV, American colonel, businessman, and author (b. 1864)
Archibald Butt, American general and journalist (b. 1865)
Jacques Futrelle, American journalist and author (b. 1875)
Benjamin Guggenheim American businessman (b. 1865)
Henry B. Harris, American producer and manager (b. 1866)
Wallace Hartley, English violinist and bandleader (b. 1878)
James Paul Moody, English sailor and sixth officer (b. 1887)
William McMaster Murdoch, Scottish sailor and first officer (b. 1873)
Jack Phillips, English telegraphist (b. 1887)
Edward Smith, English captain (b. 1850)
William Thomas Stead English journalist (b. 1849)
Ida Straus, German-American businesswoman (b. 1849)
Isidor Straus, German-American businessman and politician (b. 1845)
John Thayer, American cricketer (b. 1862)
Henry Tingle Wilde, English chief officer (b. 1872)
1917 – János Murkovics, Slovene author, poet, and educator (b. 1839)
1927 – Gaston Leroux, French journalist and author (b. 1868)
1938 – César Vallejo, Peruvian journalist, poet, and playwright (b. 1892)
1942 – Robert Musil, Austrian-Swiss author and playwright (b. 1880)
1943 – Aristarkh Lentulov, Russian painter and set designer (b. 1882)
1944 – Nikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin, Russian general (b. 1901)
1945 – Hermann Florstedt, German SS officer (b. 1895)
1948 – Radola Gajda, Montenegrin-Czech general and politician (b. 1892)
1949 – Wallace Beery, American actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1885)
1962 – Clara Blandick, American actress (b. 1880)
1962 – Arsenio Lacson, Filipino journalist and politician, Mayor of Manila (b. 1912)
1963 – Edward Greeves, Jr., Australian footballer (b. 1903)
1966 – Habibullah Bahar Chowdhury, Bengali politician, writer, journalist, first health minister of East Pakistan
1970 – Ripper Collins, American baseball player (b. 1904)
1971 – Gurgen Boryan, Armenian poet and playwright (b. 1915)
1971 – Dan Reeves, American businessman (b. 1912)
1971 – Friedebert Tuglas, Estonian author and critic (b. 1886)
1975 – Richard Conte, American actor (b. 1910)
1980 – Raymond Bailey, American actor and soldier (b. 1904)
1980 – Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
1983 – John Engstead, American photographer and journalist (b. 1909)
1984 – Tommy Cooper, Welsh comedian and magician (b. 1921)
1984 – Alexander Trocchi, Scottish author and poet (b. 1925)
1986 – Jean Genet, French novelist, poet, and playwright (b. 1910)
1988 – Kenneth Williams, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1926)
1989 – Charles Vanel, French actor (b. 1892)
1989 – Hu Yaobang, Chinese soldier and politician (b. 1915)
1990 – Greta Garbo, Swedish-American actress (b. 1905)
1993 – Leslie Charteris, English author and screenwriter (b. 1907)
1993 – John Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geophysicist and geologist (b. 1908)
1994 – John Curry, English figure skater (b. 1949)
1995 – Harry Shoulberg, American painter and illustrator (b. 1903)
1998 – William Congdon, American-Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1912)
1998 – Pol Pot, Cambodian general and politician, 29th Prime Minister of Cambodia (b. 1925)
1999 – Harvey Postlethwaite, English engineer (b. 1944)
2000 – Edward Gorey, American poet and illustrator (b. 1925)
2001 – Joey Ramone, American singer-songwriter (b. 1951)
2002 – Damon Knight, American author and critic (b. 1922)
2002 – Byron White, American football player, lawyer, and jurist, 4th United States Deputy Attorney General (b. 1917)
2004 – Ray Condo, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2004 – Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese illustrator (b. 1934)
2005 – Margaretta Scott, English actress (b. 1912)
2007 – Brant Parker, American illustrator (b. 1920)
2008 – Krister Stendahl, Swedish bishop, theologian, and scholar (b. 1921)
2009 – Ed Blake, American baseball player and plumber (b. 1925)
2009 – Clement Freud, German-English journalist, academic, and politician (b. 1924)
2009 – László Tisza, Hungarian-American physicist and academic (b. 1907)
2009 – Salih Neftçi, Turkish economist and author (b. 1947)
2010 – Jack Herer, American author and activist (b. 1939)
2010 – Michael Pataki, American actor and director (b. 1938)
2011 – Vittorio Arrigoni, Italian journalist, author, and activist (b. 1975)
2012 – Paul Bogart, American director and producer (b. 1919)
2012 – Bob Perani, Italian-American ice hockey player (b. 1942)
2012 – Murray Rose, English-Australian swimmer and actor (b. 1939)
2012 – Rich Saul, American football player (b. 1948)
2012 – Dwayne Schintzius, American basketball player (b. 1968)
2012 – Bob Wright, American basketball player and coach (b. 1926)
2013 – Benny Frankie Cerezo, Puerto Rican-American lawyer and politician (b. 1943)
2013 – Richard Collins, Canadian actor (b. 1947)
2013 – Benjamin Fain, Ukrainian-Israeli physicist and academic (b. 1930)
2013 – Joe Francis, American football player and coach (b. 1936)
2013 – Richard LeParmentier, American-English actor and screenwriter (b. 1946)
2013 – Dave McArtney, New Zealand singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1951)
2013 – Scott Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)
2013 – Jean-François Paillard, french conductor (b. 1928)
2014 – John Houbolt, American engineer and academic (b. 1919)
2014 – Eliseo Verón, Argentinian sociologist and academic (b. 1935)
2014 – Owen Woodhouse, New Zealand commander and jurist (b. 1916)
2015 – Sidney Abbott, American author and activist (b. 1937)
2015 – Jonathan Crombie, Canadian-American actor and screenwriter (b. 1966)
2015 – Barbara Strauch, American journalist and author (b. 1951)
2015 – Surya Bahadur Thapa, Nepalese politician, 24th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1928)

Source: wikipedia

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