On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1925

  • Apr 1 Francis William Davenport, English composer, dies at 77
  • Apr 13 Elwood Haynes, American automotive pioneer (built one of 1st US autos), dies at 67
  • Apr 14 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
  • Apr 15 John Singer Sargent, American painter (Wyndham Sisters), dies at 69
  • Apr 18 Charles Ebbets, American sports executive (co-owner of Brooklyn Dodgers 1897-1902), dies at 65
  • Apr 20 Herbert Lawford, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1887; first exponent of topspin), dies at 73
  • Apr 22 André Caplet, French composer & conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45
  • Apr 25 George Stephănescu, Romanian composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 28 Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), dies at 82
  • Apr 29 Edward J. McKeever, American baseball executive (co-owner Brooklyn Dodgers), dies of influenza at 66