On This Day

Deaths in History in April 1948

  • Apr 2 Sabahattin Ali, Turkish poet, author and journalist (Esirler, Içimizdeki Şeytan), killed at 41
  • Apr 8 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40
  • Apr 9 George Carpenter, 5th General of The Salvation Army, dies at 75
  • Apr 9 Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (b. 1903)
  • Apr 15 Radola Gajda, Czech military commander & politician, dies at 56
5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas
  • Apr 17 Johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75