Deaths on April 14

1099 :Conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death
1240 :Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies
1427 :John IV, duke of Brabant, dies
1433 :Liduina van Schiedam, Dutch mystic (Christ's Bride)/saint, dies at 53
1471 :Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury, dies at 42
1552 :Laurentius Andreae, [Lars Andersson], Swedish church reformer, dies
1574 :Christoffel Palts, German general strategist, dies in battle
1574 :Hendrik, count of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies in battle
1574 :Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies in battle at 35
1655 :Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39
1692 :Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies
1695 :Jean de la Fontaine, French poet (Fables), dies at 73
1759 :Georg Friedrich H„ndel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
1764 :Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer, dies at 84
1768 :Fran‡ois de Cuvilli‚s, Belgian architect of Bayern, dies
1813 :Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
1843 :Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austria, composer/violist, dies at 42
1874 :Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch author/engineer on Cura‡ao, dies at 86
1888 :William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62
1913 :Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68
1914 :Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
1915 :James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies
1917 :Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57
1924 :Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67
1924 :Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, Fr officer/explorer (Surinam), dies at 65
1925 :Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
1930 :W Majakowski, writer, dies at 36
1934 :Gerald du Maurier, British actor-manager (Unmarried, Escape), dies
1934 :Karl Dane, dies at 57
1941 :Jack Edmonson, Australian corporal in Tobruk (Victoria Cross), dies
1943 :Asser B Kleerekoper, SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
1943 :Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer, dies at 63
1948 :Gerhard Anschtz, German professor, dies at 81
1948 :Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home
1949 :Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68
1953 :Emmanuel K de Bom, Flemish writer (Scheldelucht), dies at 84
1960 :Archibald McIndoe, plastic surgeon, dies
1964 :Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
1964 :Earle Hodgins, actor (Guestward Ho!), dies at 64
1964 :Rachel L Carson, US biologist/author (Silent spring), dies at 56
1965 :Leonard Mudie, dies of heart ailment at 82
1965 :Perry E Smith, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged
1965 :Robert E Hickok, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged
1971 :Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies
1973 :Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
1973 :Minna Gombell, dies in Santa Monica CA
1975 :Fredric March, actor (Inherit the Wind), dies at 77
1976 :Gerard Roms‚e, Flemish nationalist, dies at 74
1976 :Maude Prickett, actress (Rosie-Hazel), dies at 60
1977 :Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44
1980 :Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84
1983 :Nina Dumbadze, Russian discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952), dies at 64
1983 :Pete Farndon, rock bassist (Pretenders), dies
1983 :Willem F Bon, Dutch composer, dies at 42
1985 :Enver Hoxha, Albanian leader (1944-85), dies
1985 :Reginald Beane, pianist (Starlit Time, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 63
1986 :Jean Genˆt, French, playwright (Lesson NŠgres), dies at 75
1986 :Simone de Beauvoir, French author (DeuxiŠme Sexe), dies at 86
1987 :Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
1988 :Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
1988 :Johan Franco, composer, dies at 79
1989 :Lance Pierre, cricketer (Test WI v Engl 1948, DNB, 7 overs 0-28), dies
1990 :Martin Kessel, writer, dies on 89th birthday
1990 :Peter Dunn, actor (Invaders from Mars) dies
1992 :David Miller, dies of cancer at 82
1992 :Sammy Price, US boogie-woogie pianist, dies
1993 :Jo Boer, Dutch painter/writer/author (Heir, dies at 85
1993 :Sam Ntombani, ANC-secretary in Soweto South-Africa, shot to death
1994 :Harry Touw, Dutch comic (Fred Hach‚ Show), dies at 70
1994 :Selometsi Baholo, vice-premier of Lesotho, murdered
1995 :Brian Coffey, poet, dies at 89
1995 :Burl Ives, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 85
1995 :Donald Keech, entrepreneur, dies at 74
1995 :James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
1995 :Michael Scott Montague Fordham, jungian analyst educator, dies at 89
1996 :Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe Nnamdi, politician, dies at 91
1996 :Gaylord Birch, drummer (Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock), dies at 50
1996 :Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer, dies at 80
1996 :Mervyn Levy, artist/critic, dies at 81
1996 :William K Everson, film historian, dies at 67



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