Famous Deaths in April 1975

  • 1st Eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95
  • 3rd Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers, Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42
  • 5th Inez Courtney, dies at 67
  • 5th Victor GM Marijnen, Dutch premier (1963-65), dies at 58

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6th Chiang Kai-shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, dies at 87

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
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  • 10th Marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
  • 10th Sophia JW "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream), dies at 86
  • 10th Walker Evans, US photographer (Fortune Magazine), dies at 71
  • 11th Dorothy Patten, American actress, dies at 70
  • 12th Josephine Baker, US/French revue artist (Folies-Bergere), dies at 68
  • 13th Larry Parks, actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 60
  • 13th N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad, dies
  • 14th Fredric March, American actor (Inherit the Wind), dies of prostate cancer at 77
  • 15th Charles Marshall, dies
  • 15th John B McKay, US test pilot (X-15), dies
  • 15th Richard Conte, actor (Four Just Men, Jean Arthur Show), dies at 65
  • 17th Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher (b. 1888)
  • 18th Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet), chansonnier/director, dies at 38
  • 21st Jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70
  • 22nd Mary Philips, actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75
  • 23rd R D Brinkmann, writer, dies
  • 23rd William Hartnell, actor (Dr Who), dies at 67
  • 24th Pete Ham, rock musician (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27
  • 24th William Hartnell, actor (Jackpot, This Sporting Life), dies at 67
  • 25th Mike Brant, Israeli singer (b. 1947)
  • 27th Nicholas Soussanin, actor (Last Command), dies at 86
  • 28th Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 48
  • 29th Darwin Judge, USMC-corporal, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • 29th Michael John Shea, USMC-lt/pilot, 1 of last soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • 29th William Craig Nystul, USMC capt, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam