Famous Deaths in April 1926

  • Apr 6 Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43

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Apr 11 Luther Burbank, American horticulturist who developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants, dies of gastrointestinal complications at 77

Horticulturist Luther Burbank
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Luther Burbank
  • Apr 15 Frank Iredale, cricketer (14 Tests for Aust, 807 runs at 36 68), dies
  • Apr 19 Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84
  • Apr 19 Alexander Alexandrovich Chuprov, Russian statistician (b. 1874)
  • Apr 23 Joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies
  • Apr 25 Ellen K S Key, Swedish author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies at 76
  • Apr 28 Zip the Pinhead, American freak show performer (b. 1857)