Famous Deaths in April 1964

  • Apr 1 Bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 5 Douglas MacArthur, US general (Pacific theater-WW II), dies at 84

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Apr 14 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
  • Apr 14 Earle Hodgins, actor (Guestward Ho!), dies at 64

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Apr 14 Rachel Carson, American biologist/author (Silent spring), dies at 56

Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson
Marine Biologist and Writer
Rachel Carson
  • Apr 14 Tatyana Alexeyevna Afanasyeva, Russian/Dutch mathematician (b. 1876)
  • Apr 18 Albe Vidakovic, composer, dies at 49
  • Apr 18 Ben Hecht, playwright (Child of the Century), dies at 71
  • Apr 19 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
  • Apr 20 Eddie Dyer, baseball player (b. 1899)
  • Apr 24 Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (b. 1895)
  • Apr 26 Edwin John Pratt, Canadian poet (Towards the Last Spike), dies at 81
  • Apr 26 Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Boulder Book), dies at 93
  • Apr 27 Georg Britting, writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 28 Rolf de MarĂ©, Swedish art collector (b. 1888)
  • Apr 29 Albert Saverys, Flemish painter, dies at 77