On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1922

  • Apr 1 Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
  • Apr 1 Jane Bunford, Britain's tallest-ever person measuring 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) at the time of her death, dies at 26
  • Apr 2 Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (inkblot test - Rorschach test), dies at 37
  • Apr 5 Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85
  • Apr 9 Patrick Manson, Scottish physician and parasitologist (Father of tropical medicine), dies at 77
  • Apr 12 František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, dies at 64
  • Apr 14 Cap Anson, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (NL batting champion 1881, 88; 8 × NL RBI leader; Chicago White Stockings / Colts), dies from a glandular ailment at 69
  • Apr 21 Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)
  • Apr 24 Richard Batka, Austrian music critic and composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 26 Hans Sommer, German theatre composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 30 David M Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet, dies