Deaths in History in April 1879

  • Apr 4 Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, Prussian physicist and meteorologist, dies at 75
  • Apr 8 Anthony Panizzi, Italian librarian at British Museum, dies at 81
  • Apr 16 Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France
  • Apr 18 Anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies
  • Apr 30 Emma Smith, Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 74