On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1891

Person of interestP. T. Barnum

Apr 7 P. T. [Phineas Taylor] Barnum, American circus promoter and showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 80

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum
  • Apr 15 Stephen Albert Emery, American composer & pianist, dies at 49
  • Apr 17 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 24 Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, Prussian general and fieldmarshal, dies at 90
  • Apr 25 Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (b. 1811)
  • Apr 29 Armistead Lindsay Long, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 65