Famous Deaths in April 1975

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

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Apr 6 Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975), dies at 87

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