On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1933

  • Apr 1 Frederic Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford, 22nd Governor of New South Wales (1908-13) and Viceroy of British India (1916-21), dies at 64
  • Apr 2 Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, Indian cricket batsman (15 Tests, 989 runs @ 44.95, 2 x 100s) and politician (Maharaja of Nawanagar), dies at 60
  • Apr 6 Elizabeth Bacon Custer, American author, public speaker and wife of George Armstrong Custer, dies at 90
  • Apr 7 Jan Erik/Eric Jan Hanussen, Berlin astrologist/illusionist, murdered
  • Apr 9 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer, dies at 55
  • Apr 22 Henry Royce, English industrialist & automobile founder (Rolls-Royce), dies at 70

Person of interestTim Keefe

Apr 23 Tim Keefe, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Triple Crown 1888; MLB record 0.86 ERA, single season 1880; NY Giants), dies at 76

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe
  • Apr 24 Felix Adler, German-American educator of political and social ethics, dies at 81
  • Apr 28 Robin Irvine, British actor (Easy Virtue, When Boys Leave Home), dies of pleurisy at 31
  • Apr 29 Constantine P Cavafy, Egyptian Greek poet, journalist and civil servant, dies at 70
  • Apr 30 Luis Sanchez Cerro, President of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza