Deaths in History in April 1965

  • Apr 1 Henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76
  • Apr 1 Helena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics manufacturer (b. 1870)
  • Apr 3 Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898)
  • Apr 8 Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at 70
  • Apr 14 Leonard Mudie, England, British actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence), dies of heart ailment at 82
  • Apr 14 Perry E Smith, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged
  • Apr 14 Robert E Hickok, US murderer (In Cold Blood), hanged
  • Apr 15 Syd Chaplin, dies at 80
  • Apr 18 Guillermo Gonz├ílez Camarena, Mexican inventor (b. 1917)
  • Apr 20 Dick Wessel, dies of heart attack on 52nd birthday
  • Apr 21 Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72
  • Apr 28 Ferdinand Bordewijk, Dutch lawyer/writer (Character), dies at 80