On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1940

  • Apr 6 AndrĂ©s Isasi, Spanish Basque composer, dies at 49
  • Apr 9 Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies
  • Apr 18 Florrie Forde, Australian singer, dies at 64
  • Apr 18 Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, English historian & politician, dies after being hit by a car during London blackout at 75
  • Apr 26 Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65