On This Day

Deaths in History in April 1904

  • Apr 9 Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68), dies at 73
  • Apr 13 Vasily Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace), dies at 61
  • Apr 16 Maximilian Kronberger, German poet, dies at 16
  • Apr 16 Samuel Smiles, Scottish writer and reformer (b. 1812)
  • Apr 24 Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist, dies at 77