Famous Deaths in April 1949

  • Apr 3 Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89
  • Apr 6 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
  • Apr 13 C V France, dies at 80
  • Apr 14 Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68
  • Apr 15 Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64
  • Apr 16 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
  • Apr 18 Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies
  • Apr 18 Will Hay, English comedian and actor (b. 1888)
  • Apr 19 Ulrich Salchow, Swedish figure skater (b. 1877)
  • Apr 28 Aurora Quezon, First Lady of the Philippines (shot) (b. 1888)