On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1899

  • Apr 8 John Wesley Turner, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies at 65
  • Apr 16 Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary, dies at 23
  • Apr 17 Hans Balatka, composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 20 Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
  • Apr 21 Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80
  • Apr 22 Ned Gregory, Australian cricket batsman (1 Test; first recognised Test in 1877), dies at 59
  • Apr 23 Dandridge McRae, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 69