On This Day

Deaths in History in April 1946

  • Apr 3 Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed
  • Apr 12 August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67
  • Apr 12 F Guicciardi, writer, dies

BattleJohn Maynard Keynes

Apr 21 John Maynard Keynes, English economist whose ideas changed the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, dies of a heart attack at 62

  • Apr 22 Harlan F. Stone, American lawyer & jurist (SCOTUS, 1941-46), dies at 73
  • Apr 26 Hermann von Keyserling, Baltic German philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65
  • Apr 28 Louis Bachelier, French mathematician, dies at 76