On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1898

  • Apr 8 William Polk Hardeman, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 81
  • Apr 9 James Ronald Chalmers, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67
  • Apr 12 Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Roman catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1820)
  • Apr 15 Kepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader, dies in his 70s
  • Apr 18 Gustave Moureau, French illustrator, dies at 72
  • Apr 21 Louis Théodore Gouvy, French-German composer, dies at 78