Deaths in History in April 1878

  • Apr 1 John Corry Wilson Daly, Canadian politician (b. 1796)
  • Apr 4 Richard Brewer, American gunslinger/cowboy (b. 1850)

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Apr 12 William Magear Tweed "Boss Tweed", New York corrupt politician dies in prison at 55

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  • Apr 23 Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
  • Apr 25 Anna Sewell, English author (Black Beauty), dies at 58