Deaths on April 6

1199 :Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41
1252 :Peter of Verona, [Peter Martyr], Italian inquisitor/st, dies at 45
1348 :Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague
1362 :Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle
1472 :Pieter Bladelin, Belgium, land owner (Middelburg castle), dies
1489 :Hans Waldmann, Swiss military/mayor (Zurich), beheaded
1490 :Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, dies
1520 :Raphael [Sanzio], artist (Sistine Madonna), dies on his 37th birthday
1528 :Albrecht Drer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
1551 :Joachim Vadianus, Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen, dies at 66
1590 :Francis Walsingham, English secretary of state, dies at about 57
1593 :Henry Barrow, English puritian/Congressionalist, hanged
1593 :John Greenwood, English Congressionalist, hanged
1605 :John Stow, British historian, dies
1674 :Charles de Man, Belgian lawyer (Observations), dies at 69
1707 :Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies a 73
1779 :Tommaso MFS Traetta, Italian opera composer (Farnace), dies at 52
1782 :Rynoldus Popma van Oevering, composer, dies at 90
1805 :Lorenz Justinian Ott, composer, dies at 56
1817 :Bonaventura Furlanetto, composer, dies at 78
1822 :Franz Xaver Partsch, composer, dies at 62
1829 :Niels H Able, Norwegian mathematician (infinite series), dies at 26
1838 :Jos B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74
1854 :William Strickland, US architect, dies
1862 :Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51
1862 :Albert Sidney Johnston, US Confederate general, dies in battle at 59
1865 :John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36
1865 :Reuben B Boston, US Confederate cavalery colonel, dies in battle
1884 :Emanuel Geibel, writer, dies at 68
1906 :Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer (Working People), dies at 57
1913 :Jose Marraco y Ferrer, composer, dies on 78th birthday
1919 :Stefan Surzynski, composer, dies at 63
1926 :Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43
1931 :Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73
1935 :Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies
1939 :Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies
1940 :Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49
1945 :Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42
1947 :Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58
1949 :Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
1951 :Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71
1961 :Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90
1962 :J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74
1966 :Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments. Samson & Delilah), dies at 73
1968 :Bobby Hutton, US Black Panther leader, shot to death
1971 :Igor F Strawinsky, Russ composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies at 88
1972 :Heinrich Lbke, West Germany president (1959-69), dies at 77
1974 :Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall), dies at 89
1975 :Chiang Kai-Shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, dies at 87
1976 :Ruth P Thomson, writer, dies
1978 :Nicolas Nabokov, composer (Holy Devil), dies at 74
1978 :Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Unrest of Grave), dies at 65
1979 :M Marie Widlow, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957), dies at 61
1979 :Milton Ager, US composer, dies at 85
1981 :Bob "The Bear" Hite, singer (Canned Heat-Goin' up the Country), dies
1983 :Ana Maria, Salvador guerilla leader, murdered
1984 :Jimmy Kenndy, British songwriter (South of the Border), dies
1984 :Ral Donner, singer/narrator, dies at 41
1990 :Nancy Hawkes, (1946 best dress woman), dies at 73
1990 :Ronald E Evans, astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57
1991 :Bill Ponsford, cricketer (Test avg 48 22, 1st-class avg 65 18), dies
1992 :Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi author (I Robot), dies from kidney failure at 72
1992 :Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
1993 :Divya Bharati, "Baby Doll" Indies actress (Diwana), dies in car at 19
1993 :Hedi Amira Nouira, PM of Tunisia (1970-80), dies
1994 :Agatha Uwilingiyimana, Rwanda/1st female PM in Africa, assassinated
1994 :Cyprian Niayamira, president of Burundi (1993-94), assassinated
1994 :Dick Cary, jazz musician, dies at 77
1994 :Juvnal Habayarimana, president of Rwanda (1973), assassinated
1994 :Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society), dies at 75
1994 :Theo Bosch, humanist/architect (Amsterdam), dies at 54
1995 :Vieno J Sukselainen, PM of Finland (1959-61), dies
1996 :Greer Garson, actress (Goodbye Mr Chips), dies at 92
1997 :Jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84



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