On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1928

  • Apr 2 Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies
  • Apr 5 Jane Ellen Harrison, scholar/archaeologist, dies
  • Apr 5 Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38
  • Apr 7 Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher, dies at 54
  • Apr 13 Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, Basque priest, organist and composer of religious music, dies at 36
  • Apr 16 Henry Birks, Canadian businessman and founder of Henri Birks and Sons, dies at 87
  • Apr 18 Henryk Melcer-SzczawiƄski, Polish pianist, composer, and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Apr 24 Ferdinand Hummel, German composer, dies at 72
  • Apr 25 Pyotr Nikolayevich, Baron Wrangel, Russian baron general (White Armies, WW II), dies at 49
  • Apr 29 Henrich Federer, Swiss writer (I Switch Off The Light), dies at 61