Famous Deaths on April 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • Erik Bergman, Lutheran pastor (b. 1886)
  • Gypsy Rose Lee [Rose Hovick], American burlesque actress (Gypsy), dies of lung cancer at 56
  • John Knittel, Swiss writer, dies at 79
  • Paul Celan, writer, dies at 49 [or May 5]