On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1888

  • Apr 6 Thomas Green Clemson, American politician and founder of Clemson University, dies at 80
  • Apr 14 William Fiske Sherwin, American composer, dies at 62
Poet & Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet & Critic
Matthew Arnold
  • Apr 16 Zygmunt Florenty Wr√≥blewski, Polish physicist and chemist, dies at 42
  • Apr 18 Roscoe Conkling, American politician (U.S. Senator from New York 1867-81), dies at 58