Deaths in History in April 1870

  • Apr 1 Patrick Gass, sergeant of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 98
  • Apr 4 Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (b. 1802)
  • Apr 15 Emma Willard, American women's rights activist and educator who founded the 1st school for women's higher education in the US, dies at 83
  • Apr 16 Anatoli O Demidov, Russian ruler of Donato/traveller, dies
  • Apr 19 Andreas Schelfhout, painter/etcher/lithographer, dies at 83