On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1915

  • Apr 1 Johann Joseph Abert, German composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 3 Andrew Stoddart, English cricketer (England captain) and ruby union player, commits suicide by firearm at 52
  • Apr 14 James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies
  • Apr 16 Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, dies at 73
  • Apr 23 Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (Lithuania, The Soldier), dies at 27
  • Apr 25 Nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 25 Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (b. 1830)
  • Apr 27 Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (Prometheus) & pianist, dies at 43
  • Apr 27 John Labatt, Canadian brewer & businessman (Labatt Brewing Company), dies at 76