Famous Deaths in April 1896

  • Apr 5 John Rogers Thomas, composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 12 Alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 22 Thomas Meik, British civil engineer (b. 1812)
  • Apr 27 Henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815)
  • Apr 28 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian, dies
  • Apr 30 Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68