Famous Deaths on April 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Chemin-Petit, composer, dies at 78
  • Hendrik F Andriessen, Dutch organist/composer (Te Deum), dies at 88

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joe Louis, [Brown bomber], US heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), dies of cardiac arrest at 66

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis