Posted by: Arkay | April 30, 2009

April 30th Deaths

(edit note: same here)

1996 David Michael Ifshin, British political campaign organiser, dies at 46 1996 David Opatoshu, actor (Torn Curtian, Raid on Entebbe), dies at 78 1996 Frank Henry Copplestone, TV executive, dies at 71 1996 Helene Cordet, entertainer/nightclub owner, dies at 78 1996 Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, President of Guatemala (1966-70), dies 1995 Donald Edwin White, ad copywriter/opera administrator, dies at 59 1995 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival king, dies at 34 1994 David Langton, dies of a heart at 81 1994 Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at 53 1994 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner, dies at 46 1994 Richard McClure Scarry, U.S. kid book illustrator/writer, dies at 74 1992 Daan van Driel, Dutch cartoonist/WWII resist fighter (Trouw), dies 1991 George Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91 1991 Michael G Hagerty, actor (Overboard), dies at 39 1989 Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad and Ugly), dies at 60 1988 James McCracken, U.S. tenor, dies at 61 1987 Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies 1985 George Pravada, actor (Felscher-Holocaust), dies at 66 1984 Arthur T “Bomber” Harris, bombed nazi-Germany, dies 1984 Muddy Waters, blues singer/guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), dies at 68 1983 George Balanchine, Russian/US composer, dies at 79 1983 Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T and Tina), dies at 71 1983 Muddy Waters, U.S. blues singer/guitarist (Mad Love), dies at 68 1982 Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies 1982 Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at 67 1980 Mary McCarty, actress (French Line), dies 1977 Clive Martin Douglas, composer, dies at 73 1976 Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer, dies at 51 1974 Agnes Moorehead, actress (Endorra-Bewitched), dies at 67 1973 Josie Sedgwick, actress (White Moth), dies of stroke at 75 1972 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38 1972 Ntare V, king of Burundi, murdered 1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82 1970 Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer’s Daughter), commits suicide at 35 1970 Jacob Presser, historian/writer (Doom, Ondergang), dies at 71 1966 Richard Farina, rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident 1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 1959 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 1956 Alben W. Barkley, (Vice President-D-1949-53), dies at 78 1956 Alben W. Barkley, American Vice President 1952 Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies 1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 1945 Eva Braun, mistress/wife of Hitler, commits suicide at 33 1945 Adolf Hitler, Criminal 1943 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85 1943 Etty Hillesum, Dutch diarist, dies in Auschwitz 1943 Beatrice Webb, British Sociologist 1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 1942 J van Hoddis, writer, dies at 54 1936 A. E. Housman, English Poet 1934 William Henry Welch, dies at 75 1933 Luis Sanchez Cerro, President of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza 1933 Anna de Noailles, Romanian Writer 1929 Friedrich Lienhard, German publisher (Turmer), dies at 63 1926 Bessie Coleman, American Aviator 1922 David M Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet, dies 1912 Frantisek Kmoch, composer, dies 1903 Francois Crepin, Belgian botany, dies at 72 1900 John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck 1896 Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68 1895 Gustav Freytag, writer, dies at 78 1893 Edouard Manet, French painter (Olympia), dies at 61 1893 Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57 1887 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71 1879 Sarah Josepha Hale, American Writer 1859 Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Bagrova-vnuka), dies at 67 1855 Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer and conductor, dies at 68 1848 Friedrich Freiherr Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant, dies at 53 1847 Charles L J, archduke of Austria/Governor-General (Austria-Netherland), dies 1829 George Washington Adams, son of John Q Adams, dies on City Is New York City 1828 Shaka, the great Zulu King, killed 1800 John H Midderigh, Rotterdam patriot, dies at 46 1795 Jean-Jacques Barthelemy, French historian (Ancient Greece), dies 1793 Lorenzo Fago, composer, dies at 88 1792 Hans Adolf Friedrich von Eschstruth, composer, dies at 36 1792 John Montague 4th Earl of Sandwich, English Naval minister, dies at 73 1785 Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch and Putnam), dies at 65 1784 Franz K earl von Velbruck, German free mason, dies 1743 Pedro de Peralta y Barnuevo, Peruvian playwright and poet, dies 1712 Philippus van Limborch, remonstrants theologist/vicar, dies at 78 1708 Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies 1671 Peter Zrinyi, Hungarian banished to Croatia, beheaded at 49 1660 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84 1632 Jean de Tilly, Field Marshal, dies 1632 Sigismund III, King of Poland/Sweden, dies at 65 1630 Ercole Porta, composer, dies at 44 1328 … Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies 1214 Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies 1196 Boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies 1030 Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G’widen)/Islamic ruler, dies 535 Amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered 313 Gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies

not here either! (whew)



  1. You know, they found Kurt Cobain’s body on my b day……

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