On This Day

Famous Deaths in April 1876

  • Apr 2 Paul van Vlissingen, Dutch ship owner, dies at 78
  • Apr 3 Henriette Davidis, writer, dies
  • Apr 9 Charles Goodyear, American politician (D-NY), dies at 71
  • Apr 12 Joseph Dana Webster, American civil engineer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies at 64
  • Apr 16 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, composer, dies at 83
  • Apr 19 Samuel Sebastian Wesley, English organist and composer, dies at 65