Deaths on April 19

1044 :Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies
1054 :Leo IX, [Bruno von Egesheim und Dagsburg], Pope (1049-54), di
1390 :Robert II, King of Scotland, dies
1529 :John Cuspinianus, [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at a
1560 :Philipp Melanchton (Schwazerd), church reformer, dies at 63
1567 :Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at abou
1588 :Paolo Veronese (Cagliari), painter, dies
1608 :Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
1645 :Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 5
1645 :William Smith, composer, dies at 42
1658 :Robert Rich 2nd earl of Warwick, Engl Lord High Admiral, dies
1689 :Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
1706 :Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist leader, dies
1739 :Nicholas Saunderson, mathematician, dies
1768 :Filippo della Valle, Italian sculptor, dies at about 70
1770 :Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer, dies at 74
1772 :Johann Peter Kellner, composer, dies at 66
1773 :Florian Johann Deller, composer, dies at 43
1776 :Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi, dies at 7
1791 :Richard Price, nonconformist minister/writer (Alabi's World),
1799 :Pieter Hellendaal, violinist/organist/composer (Glees), dies
1813 :Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed Decl of Ind), d
1824 :George Gorden Noel "Lord" Byron, poet, dies at 36
1852 :Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus), d
1862 :Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns
1862 :Simon Fraser, Canadian explorer, dies
1867 :Robert Smirke, British architect, dies
1870 :Andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83
1870 :Camille Marie Stamaty, composer, dies at 59
1870 :William Henry Havergal, composer, dies at 77
1874 :Owen Jones, architect, dies
1876 :Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer, dies at 65
1881 :Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies
1881 :Michel Abeloos, Flemish sculptor, dies at 53
1882 :Charles Robert Darwin, evolutionist (Origin of Species), dies
1889 :Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies
1893 :John Addington Symonds, critic/poet, dies
1895 :George Scharf, critic, dies
1895 :Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT-stempels), d
1900 :Ivan K A‹vazovski, Russian painter (harbor scenes), dies at 8
1906 :Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies
1914 :Charles Pierce, philosopher/scientist, dies
1923 :Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer, dies at 75
1926 :Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), di
1932 :Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer, dies at 77
1937 :William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen), d
1938 :Henry John Newbolt, poet/author (Studies Green & Gray), dies
1938 :Marie-Cl‚mentine "Suzanne" Valadon, French acrobat/model, die
1941 :Johanna Muller-Hermann, composer, dies at 63
1943 :Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded
1943 :Gustave Doret, composer, dies at 76
1943 :Kurt Huber, German resistance fighter, beheaded
1943 :Willy Graf, German resistance fighter, beheaded
1944 :Tommy Hitchcock, polo player (Westchester Cup 1924, 27), dies
1945 :J P Heyboer, resistance fighter, executed
1950 :Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66
1954 :Joe Laurie Jr, comedian (Can You Top This?), dies at 61
1956 :Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
1956 :Lionel K P "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WW II), dies at 47
1956 :L‚on N H Jungschlaeger, head milt intelligence Neth-Indies, d
1957 :Charles Funk, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls), dies at 76
1957 :Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch SDAP minister (1939-45), dies at 7
1964 :Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
1965 :George Davis, actor (Private Lives, Devil May Care), dies at
1966 :V„in” A Tanner, Finnish premier (1926-27)/minister, dies at 8
1967 :Conrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 9
1968 :Tommy Bridges, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at
1969 :Casper H”weler, music critic, dies at 71
1972 :Adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82
1978 :Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher, dies at 70
1980 :Ethel Wilson, actress (Aunt Harriet-Aldrich Family), dies at
1980 :Tony Beckley, actor (Assault, When a Stranger Calls), dies at
1981 :Ernst Levy, composer, dies at 85
1983 :Jerzy Andrzejewski, writer (Ashes & Diamonds), dies at 73
1983 :Lorene Scott, actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74
1986 :Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78
1986 :Dag Ivar Wiren, composer, dies at 80
1987 :Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77
1987 :Maxwell D Taylor, US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies a
1989 :Daphne Du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Jamaica Inn), die
1990 :Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 52
1992 :Alice Mary Riley, entertainer, dies of cancer at 51
1992 :Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies a
1992 :Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
1992 :Robert F Clayton, drummer (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car c
1992 :Robert Paul Haynes, bassist (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car
1993 :David Koresh, [Vernon Howell], cult leader (Davidians), suici
1993 :George Mickelson, Gov of SD, & 7 others, die in a plane crash
1994 :Frederick Ferrari, crazy Gang Member, dies at 81
1994 :Larry Davis, blues Singer/Guitarist, dies at 57
1994 :Louis Simmonds, bookseller, dies at 87
1994 :Michael Carreras, film Director, dies at 67
1994 :Michel van Rooy, Dutch actor (Doctor Vlimmen, The Attack), di
1995 :"King" Herbert Whitaker, tenor sax, dies at 66
1995 :Igor Hajek, translator/writer, dies at 64
1995 :J Peter Grace Jr, CEO (W R Grace), dies at 81
1995 :Joseph Peter Grace, businessman, dies at 61
1995 :Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70
1996 :Bernard Edwards, bass player, dies at 44
1996 :Norman Oldfield, cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for Englan
1996 :Peg Ridge, peace campaigner, dies at 72
2003 :Haren Pandya murdered



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