On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1919

  • Apr 3 Paul Geisler, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 4 William Crookes, English chemist and physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium), dies at 86
  • Apr 6 Stefan Surzynski, Polish conductor and composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 8 Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist, dies at 70 (b. 1848)
  • Apr 10 Emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39
  • Apr 13 Phoebe Hearst, American philanthropist & suffragist, dies at 76
  • Apr 15 Jane Delano, American nurse & educator (Red Cross Nursing Service during WWI), dies at 57
  • Apr 30 Henry Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies at 65