On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1868

  • Apr 3 Franz Berwald, Swedish composer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Apr 7 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Irish-Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation, dies at 42
  • Apr 13 Tewodros II, Emperor of Ethiopia, commits suicide at 50
  • Apr 21 Henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh