Famous Deaths in April 1946

  • Apr 1 Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62
  • Apr 3 Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed
  • Apr 5 Vincent Millie Youmans, US composer (Tea For Two), dies at 47
  • Apr 12 August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67
  • Apr 12 F Guicciardi, writer, dies
  • Apr 13 William Henry Bell, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 16 Arthur Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (b. 1884)
  • Apr 17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • Apr 21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies

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Apr 21 John Maynard Keynes, English economist (b. 1883)

  • Apr 22 Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), dies at 73
  • Apr 22 Lionel Atwill, actor (Capt Blood, Great Waltz), dies at 61
  • Apr 23 Jesus Castillo, composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • Apr 25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • Apr 26 Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65
  • Apr 28 Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (b. 1870)