On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1886

  • Apr 9 Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60
  • Apr 13 K├íroly Thern, Hungarian composer, pianist, and arranger, dies at 68
  • Apr 13 John Humphrey Noyes, American preacher and founder of the Oneida Community (Perfectionists), dies at 74
  • Apr 27 Henry Hobson Richardson, American Romanesque revival architect (Thomas Crane Public Library), dies of Bright's disease at 47