On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1924

  • Apr 1 Stan Rowley, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m team, bronze 60m, 100m, 200m 1900), dies at 47
  • Apr 2 Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming, Danish botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions), dies at 82

Person of interestLouis Sullivan

Apr 14 Louis Sullivan, American architect (father of skyscrapers), dies at 67

Architect and Father of Skyscrapers Louis Sullivan
Architect and Father of Skyscrapers
Louis Sullivan
  • Apr 14 Roland Napoléon Bonaparte, French prince and president of the Société de Géographie, dies at 65
  • Apr 15 Eduardo Caudella, Romanian opera composer, dies at 82
  • Apr 16 Jack Board, English cricket wicket-keeper (Eng in 6 Tests 1898-1906), dies at 57
  • Apr 21 Eleanora Duse, Italian actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
  • Apr 24 George Street, English cricket wicket-keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
  • Apr 24 G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist (b. 1844)
  • Apr 26 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, dies at 82