Famous Deaths in April 1967

  • Apr 4 Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76
  • Apr 4 Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1898)
  • Apr 4 Al Lewis, American lyricist, songwriter and music publisher (Blueberry Hill, You Gotta Be a Football Hero), dies at 65
  • Apr 5 Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890)
  • Apr 7 Anne Morrison Chapin, dies in West Hollywood
  • Apr 11 Donald Sangster, Jamaican prime-minister (b. 1911)
  • Apr 13 Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44
  • Apr 15 Totò [Antonio De Curtis], Italian actor (Motorizzate, Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Apr 16 Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist who helped identify the Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome, dies at 86
  • Apr 17 Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1908)
  • Apr 18 Karl Miller, German footballer (b. 1913)

Person of interestKonrad Adenauer

Apr 19 Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • Apr 21 Andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77
  • Apr 22 Tom Conway, Russian actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
  • Apr 24 Frank Overton, actor (12 O'Clock High), dies at 48
  • Apr 24 Vladimir M Komarov, cosmonaut (Voshkod I), dies in Soyuz 1 at 40
  • Apr 29 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (El Cid, Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Apr 29 J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash at 38