On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1896

  • Apr 5 John Rogers Thomas, American composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 12 Alexander Ritter, German composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 22 Thomas Meik, Scottish civil engineer, dies at 84
  • Apr 27 Henry Parkes, Australian politician (longest non-consecutive Premier of the Colony of New South Wales), dies at 80
  • Apr 28 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian & political writer, dies at 61
  • Apr 30 Antonio Cagnoni, Italian opera composer, dies at 68