On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1923

  • Apr 2 Michel Th√©ato, Luxembourgian athlete (Olympic gold representing France, marathon 1900), dies at 45
  • Apr 4 L Martov [Joulij O Tsederbaum], Russ revolutionary, dies at 49
  • Apr 4 John Venn, English mathematician (Venn Diagram), dies at 88
  • Apr 5 George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier and Egyptologist who funded the search for and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, dies at 56 after a severe mosquito bite became infected by a razor cut
  • Apr 9 Mauritius H Binger, director and producer (Living Ladder), dies
  • Apr 19 Thomas Paine Westendorf, American songwriter ("I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen" ), dies at 75
  • Apr 25 Louis-Olivier Taillon, French Canadian politician, dies at 82