On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1841

William Henry Harrison

Apr 4 William Henry Harrison, 9th US President (Whig: March 4-April 4, 1841), dies of pneumonia and becomes 1st president to die in office

  • Apr 28 Peter Chanel, French priest & saint, dies at 37
  • Apr 29 (Louis) "Aloysius" Bertrand, French poet (Gaspard de la Nuit - Gaspard of the Night), and playwright, dies of tuberculosis at 34
  • Apr 30 Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist, dies at 82